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Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Motion Stills, 4vid

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are [...]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active leaks again, this time in hands-on photos

To date, we’ve seen a couple of Galaxy S8 Active images leak that give us a basic idea of what the unannounced phone looks like. Now another GS8 Active image leak has surfaced, but this one offers a much better look at the device. Several hands-on photos of the [...]

LeEco Le Pro3 on sale for $214 at Amazon

LeEco’s business has been having some issues lately, but if you’re looking for a deal on a new smartphone, one of the company’s current models is currently getting a heavy discount. Amazon is

Razer may be considering building a phone for gamers

Razer is no stranger to smartphones, having bought Nextbit earlier this year. Now reports are saying the company might be building a phone specifically for gamers. The company already has mobile apps for its services like Cortex as well as RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Huawei releases kernel source code for Honor 6X

The Honor 6X is a great phone at its $250 price point and we imagine that some owners would like to improve upon its shortcomings with software modifications. But without source code, Honor 6X ROMs haven’t been stable enough for daily use. Huawei has finally dropped the [...]

Firefox Focus updated with new features after hitting 1 million downloads

Firefox Focus has already hit one million downloads on the Play Store, amassing a 4.5 star rating and a lot of positive reviews. With privacy being such a huge issue right now, having a secure and private browser can be very useful and may only become more necessary. With this [...]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Deezer, Tasker

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the [...]

Verizon is throttling Netflix and YouTube during ‘optimization tests’

Over the past few days, many Verizon Wireless customers have noticed that their network speeds have been throttled when trying to view content from either Netflix or YouTube. The users who have experienced the issue have run their own diagnostics and network download speed tests from a variety of sources, and each discovered [...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 render leak reveals a big screen and minimal bezels

If a set of new leaked renders are any indicator, then the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is going to be a combination of the Galaxy Note 7 and the Galaxy S8, all in a good way. BGR let loose a series of new renders [...]

Essential Phone will be released ‘in a few weeks’

Back in May when Andy Rubin officially unveiled the Essential Phone, he said the plan was to start shipping the phone in 30 days. Unfortunately, that window has already passed, but recently an Essential exec said the phone was expected to arrive “imminently.” However, with July coming to a close here soon, it [...]

Cricket Wireless deal includes two lines of unlimited data for $80 per month

We’re now in the thick of summer, and Cricket Wireless is celebrating by kicking off some deals. First up, Cricket is offering two lines of unlimited talk, text, and data for $80 per month. This plan offers max data speeds of [...]

Amazon Alexa coming to main Amazon app for Android this week

Amazon Alexa is a great virtual assistant, but she isn’t available on most every Android device like Google Assistant is. The Huawei Mate 9 and HTC U11 are the [...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to be announced on August 23

Samsung has officially announced it will host a Galaxy Unpacked event on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The invitation for the event is pretty straightforward with what it’s going to announce: showing a border with no bezels on the sides, and minimal bezels on the top and bottom, with the phrase “Do bigger [...]

Google adds Street View of the International Space Station

Google Street View hasn’t been limited to maps for quite a while. You can even explore the Great Barrier Reef using Street View. The app is pushing exploration beyond just your own neighborhood. The next step is a big one, because for the first time, Street View has left the Earth. You can [...]

Google launches Motion Stills for Android

Motion Stills was a previously iOS-exclusive app that allowed you to capture Live Photos which the app then stabilized and created loops out of. You could then share them as GIFs. It’s no secret that Google’s internal app teams love iOS, but now Android is finally getting some of that love. The Motion Stills app has [...]

LG Q8 now official with 5.2-inch display and a secondary screen

Earlier this month, LG officially introduced the first member of its fledgling Q series, the Q6, and now the company is ready to launch another member of the family. Everyone, welcome the LG Q8. This handset looks strikingly similar to the V20 from last year, including a secondary display [...]

Moto Z2 Force specs leak with 5.5-inch display and two 12MP cameras

Earlier this month, we saw a report that allegedly gave us a look at the upcoming but still unofficial Moto Z2 Force. It included some details of the device, and now one of them has been confirmed in a new leak. According to VentureBeat, the [...]

Top 10 New Android Games This Week: Brainful, Triple Agent!

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Check out our top picks and let us know in the comments section if you have any [...]

OnePlus 5 being updated to fix 911 bug

Recently it was revealed that some units of the OnePlus 5 had one big flaw: unexpectedly rebooting when a call was made to emergency services. At the time, OnePlus confirmed that it had reached out to those who had experienced the issue and was looking into the bug. Two days later and OnePlus [...]

Google Play Protect aims to block malicious apps

Apps and games are ridiculously popular, but unfortunately they can be used as a means to get malicious software onto a smartphone or tablet. Google has been working to keep that kind of software away from users for some time, but today they are taking yet another step towards the ultimate goal of keeping Android [...]

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