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DEAL: 3-Pack of USB Type-C to Micro USB Adapters is Just $6

10 minutes agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Most phones come equipped with a USB Type-C port these days, so that means the included charger in the box will take care of your charging needs for the most part. But let’s say you have a bunch of old chargers lying around that you’d like to get some use out of except they are […] DEAL: 3-Pack of USB Type-C to Micro USB Adapters is Just $6 is a post from: Droid Life

Facebook Messenger Update Brings Message Reactions and Mentions

An update is headed out for users of Messenger, bringing Reactions for messages, plus Mentions for when you’re inside a group chat.  Facebook wants to provide a more fun and useful experience inside Messenger, and with Reactions, that’s what you will get. Show More Summary

Here’s What to Expect From the Next Big Emoji Update

Back in November, Unicode Consortium, who are the overlords that determine what new emoji will come to smartphones, detailed the next round of emoji that is set to launch in mid-2017. Thanks to Emojipedia, a site that makes and showcases emoji, we now have a better understanding of what to expect when these new emoji hit devices. Show More Summary

Instagram Begins Blurring Sensitive Content, Makes 2-Factor Authentication Available to All

Instagram, like Twitter, is all about fostering a kinder, safer community. That means new tools or tweaks to the photo sharing service that will allow for better protection for your account and also the eyes of those not wanting to see...Show More Summary

Fossil Group Announces Many New Android Wear Watches for 2017

Android Wear news is flying out of Baselworld this week, with multiple companies announcing plans for new Android Wear devices. First up, we have Michael Kors, Fossil, and a couple of other Fossil Group brands introducing new wearable devices. Show More Summary

Etsy Adds Android Pay to Checkout Options

Checking out through the Etsy app is now easier than ever, thanks to the addition of Android Pay as a payment option. Starting today, Etsy users will be able to checkout with a couple of taps through Android Pay rather than fumble around...Show More Summary

Samsung is Showing Off Some Pretty Cool Concept Watches at Baselworld, Including a Pocket Watch

Samsung is at Baselworld right now, the luxury watch tradeshow taking place in Basel, Sweden each year, where the world’s top watchmakers (Rolex, Omega, and Patek Phillipe, on down to Oris, Seiko, and TAG Heuer) show off new pieces for the coming year. Show More Summary

Misfit Vapor Runs Android Wear After All, Arrives This Summer

13 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Back at CES, Misfit announced their first full-blown smartwatch, the Misfit Vapor. At the time, they told us its specs and price tag ($199), but they refused to talk about which operating system it ran or whether or not they were working with some sort of custom wearable OS. Show More Summary

Best Galaxy S8 Pictures to Date: Show Grey, Gold, and Black in High-Res

23 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

This sht isn’t exciting at all anymore, but that doesn’t mean some of us aren’t at least a little bit curious about some high-res renders of the Samsung Galaxy S8. Today, @evleaks posted up promotional material that features the device in black, gold, and purple grey. Show More Summary

Video: First Look at Super Mario Run for Android

23 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

Well, the wait is over and Super Mario Run is finally available for Android devices. Will it be as big as Pokémon GO? Unlikely, but it’s Mario, so it’ll definitely hit the charts very nicely.  In the below video, I try my hand at the game, but don’t judge, it’s my first time. You know, […] Video: First Look at Super Mario Run for Android is a post from: Droid Life

Super Mario Run Available for Download on Google Play

It’s a day before Super Mario Run is supposed to be available for Android devices, so just in case it’s an error, go grab it now! Play Link Cheers Ryan and Matt! Related StoriesSnake Rewind Hits Google Play, From the Original Creator...Show More Summary

Google to Streamline Android Security Update Platform Further, Only About 50% of Devices Get Patches

Google released its 2016 Android security report today, highlighting the progress they have made over the past couple of years in terms of protecting you and I from Potentially Harmful Apps (PHA) and also getting our phones up-to-date with the latest security patches. Show More Summary

Video: Huawei P10 Unboxing and Hands-On

While the Huawei P10 won’t be hitting the US any time soon that we know of, we still wanted to get our hands on one. With its 5.1? display, smooth metallic body and high-end specs, who could resist? Announced during MWC last month, the P10 is already available in select markets, priced at what equates to […] Video: Huawei P10 Unboxing and Hands-On is a post from: Droid Life

Google’s Allo Gets File Sharing, While Duo Gets Audio Calling

Today in Brazil, Google held an event where they made a handful of announcements surrounding some of their newest and/or most popular products. Two that fall in the “newest” category that are receiving updates are Allo and Duo, the communications...Show More Summary

OnePlus Announces OnePlus 3T Midnight Black, Available in Limited Quantities March 24 at Hypebeast

OnePlus is following up its special edition Colette Edition of the OnePlus 3T by releasing another all-black version here in the US. Sold exclusively at Hypebeast’s online store on March 24 at noon Eastern, only 250 units will be available. Show More Summary

Samsung Hyping Galaxy S8 Bigly, Launches Unpacked 2017 App

Samsung is sparing no expense for the Galaxy S8 announcement, launching an Unpacked 2017 app for both Android and iOS. The app will likely be your one-stop shop for all things Galaxy S8 come March 29.  The app will grant access to Samsung’s...Show More Summary

Google Maps Adds Real-Time Location Sharing, Including Trip Progress

Google Maps is getting a pretty awesome new feature on Android, iOS, and the web. How would you like to share your location with friends, family, or colleagues you are meeting up with? What if you could share the progress of a trip on any platform? It’s coming. Show More Summary

Amazon Alexa Now Rolling Out to Huawei Mate 9

At CES this year, Huawei held a press conference, announcing that Amazon’s digital assistant, Alexa, would come to the Mate 9 via an OTA update. Today, that update is rolling out to all Mate 9 owners in the US.  With Alexa on the Mate 9, users can essentially perform most of the same commands that […] Amazon Alexa Now Rolling Out to Huawei Mate 9 is a post from: Droid Life

Video: What’s New in Android O!

If the two or three write-ups we have already done about the new Android O Developer Preview weren’t enough, we now have a recap in video form. I know, I know, even though there doesn’t appear to be a lengthy list of new goodies in Android O, we still managed to show you quite a […] Video: What’s New in Android O! is a post from: Droid Life

What Else is New in Android O? A Recap of the Little Things

Android O is official today and available for those with supported devices to start poking around in. We’ve already shared the official changelog, gave you the new Android O wallpaper to download, and have a nice video overview on the...Show More Summary

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