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Week of Black Friday VPN Deal: VPN Unlimited

VPN Unlimited's lifetiem service model usually goes for $500, but for this week you can grab it for $49.

Niantic is making some big changes to Pokémon Go’s Raid Battles

Niantic is rolling out a new update to address player concerns about Raid Battles. It's also releasing the previously beta-only EX Raid Battles to everyone.

Black Friday 2017: Here are four great smartphone deals you should check out

There are plenty of tech deals to be had for Black Friday, but what about smartphone deals? Let's take a look at some we think are worth your while.

Original Pixel phones on Android 8.1 gain Pixel 2 features in latest update

The 2016 Pixel phones on the Android 8.1 dev preview are getting a new feature that has previously been exclusive to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

Don’t miss these killer deals on Bluetooth speakers for Black Friday

19 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Don't miss these great Black Friday deals on Bluetooth speakers if you're looking to deck out your home.

Pixel and Pixel XL Get More of the Pixel 2 Launcher Experience

20 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

With the update to Android 8.1, the Pixel and Pixel XL gained a lot of the Pixel 2’s new experience. The update, for the most part, included everything that had been tweaked about the Pixel 2’s software, without the full Pixel Launcher goodness. Show More Summary

SHIELD TV Getting Upgrade 6.2 This Week, Includes Security Patch and Much More

20 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

An update to SHIELD TV boxes is now rolling out, labeled as Experience Upgrade 6.2. Inside, owners will find the latest security patch, the ability to adjust their ecobee smart thermostat via Google Assistant, as well as HDR support for VUDU. Show More Summary

Razer Phone Review

20 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

When Razer acquired Nextbit, makers of the cloud-centric Robin device, it seemed inevitable that we would see the gaming-focused company launch a smartphone. We weren’t quite sure what to expect in terms of the overall package, but when the phone was unveiled earlier this month, many were pleasantly surprised with Razer’s offering. Show More Summary

Google collects Android device location even if location services are turned off

In most cases, turning off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or location services means those things are disabled. But if you have a recent Android device, it turns out location services might not work that way. According to a new report from Quartz,

The Computer Science Degree Replacer just got a lot less expensive

2017's hottest CS learning bundle currently has a Week of Black Friday price drop that lets you become an expert for $25 instead of 4 years + tuition.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus may make an appearance at CES 2018 in January

The unconfirmed report claims that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus will get a preview appearance in Las Vegas during CES 2018.

Why you should never buy a phone in the first month

It's great to get a new phone in the first month being available, but often those phones have issues that OEMs need to fix right out of the gate. Worth it?

Amazon’s Deal of the Day offers huge savings on the Huawei Mate 9, Honor 6X, and more

A handful of Huawei products are now on sale at Amazon for a limited time, including the Mate 9, Honor 6X, Watch 2, Band 2 Pro, and more.

YouTube tightens rules on kid-related content

YouTube, that strange stew of the best and worst content on the web, is cracking down on abuse and error relating to kid-focused video. Jokers and questionably ethical creators who targeted kids or used them in their videos will have a harder time getting viewers and getting money. Read More

The Razer Phone will receive a number of camera improvements over the next few weeks

Razer says that upcoming updates to the camera app will bring speed and performance improvements, along with new features.

Display specs: the good, the bad, and the completely irrelevant

Believe it or not, some of the specs that are trumpeted the most really don't have all that much to do with whether or not the display is really any good.

Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google

An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android devices send cell tower location data to Google even if the user has disabled location services for apps in their device settings.  Read More

Weekly Plan Spotlight: $33/mo Unlimited Data on Verizon through ROK

For the week leading up to Black Friday, ROK is offering their record-low Unlimited Plan for even cheaper than usual for all new users!

Is Samsung about to release a Star Wars: The Last Jedi-themed Note 8?

Disney and Samsung could be collaborating on a Star Wars-themed phone, but it's not as exciting as you might think.

Google has fixed issue of locked bootloaders on Pixel 2 devices

21 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Google has issued a fix for those affected by a locked bootloader on the Pixel 2. You'll have to factory reset your phone to get the bootloader to unlocked state, however.

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