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HTC teases the “smoothest and fastest Android phone,” the HTC 10

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 The latest teaser for the HTC 10 comes from HTC India, and shows an image of the capacitive buttons at the bottom of the phone. The tweet that contained the image says, “Not all phones are created equal. The fastest and smoothest Android.” HTC’s next flagship phone is expected to be unveiled during an online presentation on April 12th. ... Read More »

Acer to pre-install Microsoft apps on select Android phones and tablets

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Acer will begin pre-installing Microsoft productivity apps on its Android smartphones and tablets, thanks to a new deal between the two companies. Microsoft made the announcement, noting that Acer tablets and smartphones will come with Microsoft productivity tools on board starting in the second half of 2016. As for what you can expect to see pre-installed, Microsoft names seven ... Read More »

How to manage your saved passwords in Chrome for Android

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 One of the many great things about using Chrome as your primary browser across devices is that all your saved passwords get synced. That takes away the hassle of having to enter long and complex passwords while using Chrome on your Android device, which can be a real pain sometimes. Not only that, many times you may have accidentally ... Read More »

Android version of Hangouts now offers improvement in audio and video quality

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Google has updated the Android version of the Hangouts app to improve the quality of video and audio communications. Exactly how will Google do this? By using a direct peer-to-peer connection whenever possible, video and audio is routed directly from the sender to the recipient, bypassing Google’s servers in the process. In making the announcement announcing this change, Google ... Read More »

Android and Samsung’s US numbers surged in Q4 2015, Apple’s dropped

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Global iPhone sales set a new all-time record during the holiday season (ahead of a radical projected decline), while Samsung reported an unprecedented quarterly dip, so you’d probably expect the US mobile market to have gone with the worldwide flow. But surprise, surprise, the Galaxy actually increased its share of American smartphone subscribers, from 27.6 percent between July and ... Read More »

T-Mobile LG G4 owners, your Android Marshmallow update awaits in LG Bridge

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Normally, we probably wouldn’t bother reporting on 6.0 upgrades for all carrier-specific US versions of all semi-popular 2015 Android devices. But there are still so few of them brought up to date, even after four months of Marshmallow “optimization”, that the T-Mobile LG G4’s software makeover feels like huge news. It’s been a long month and a half since ... Read More »

Textra brings Android 6.0.1 emoji to KitKat and Lollipop devices

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Ars Technica Textra, alternatively known as “the best text message app that there is” or alternatively “God’s gift to the Android operating system,” is bringing Marshmallow’s trove of brand spanking new emoji to those of us who haven’t had the luxury of upgrading to Android 6.0.1 yet. Moreover, they’re also adding diversity options so that you can make those ... Read More »

Alto’s Adventure will be free on Android, coming February 11

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Back in September we first heard that the hit iOS game Alto’s Adventure would soon make its way to Android, courtesy of Noodlecake Studios. As it turns out we’re only a little more than a week away, as the game is scheduled to launch in the Google Play Store on Thursday, February 11th. That’s great news for Android users who ... Read More »

Google pulls the plug on ad-blocker for Samsung’s Android browser

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 It’s easy to find yourself overwhelmed by ads on your smartphone, whether in apps or just on the mobile web. So it’s little surprise that when a company announces a new way to give users control over just how they’re exposed to those ads, we’re quick to take advantage of it. That’s just what happened a few days back ... Read More »