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Android Stories October 12

Setting up Smart Lock no longer requires using a UI dating back to Android Lollipop

Smart Lock dates back to Android Lollipop and was Google’s solution for reducing the number of times users had to enter their passcodes before the ubiquity of fingerprint readers. Smart Lock in Android Settings was recently updated with a much-needed modern UI.

Android Stories August 26

Netflix launches its gaming efforts w/ two Stranger Things games

Netflix is taking its first steps into the world of gaming, relaunching two Stranger Things games for Android exclusively for subscribers.

Android Stories May 9, 2016

Lenovo will show off first Project Tango-powered consumer smartphone at Tech World 2016 on June 9th

Lenovo announced today that it will be bringing its second annual Tech World to San Francisco on June 9th. As well as bringing together some industry leaders to discuss the latest developments in virtual reality, smart connected devices and cloud technology, Lenovo will launch some new products. One of them will be the first consumer […]

Android Stories April 1, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: UE BOOM 2 Bluetooth Speaker $150, Free 48” Samsung TV w/ Galaxy S7 purchase, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

UE BOOM 2 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker in all colors: $150 shipped (Reg. $200)

Buy Galaxy S7 from AT&T & get a FREE 48” Samsung TV ($500 value) w/ DirectTV (or U-verse)

DJI Phantom 3 Standard Drone w/ 2.7K HD Camera drops to $399 shipped (Reg. $450+)

Sprint customers can now (but probably shouldn’t) pay monthly for Amazon Prime

Buy a refurbished Apple AirPort Express Wi-Fi router w/ 1-yr warranty for $49 shipped (Orig. $99)

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Smartphone Accessories: BYTECH 14,000mAh Power Bank $17 shipped (Orig. $40), more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

iOttie Car Mounts for iPhone/Android Devices: Easy One Touch 2 $13 (Reg. $20), w/ Qi Charger $40 (Reg. $55)

Hit the road w/ TP-LINK’s 802.11n Portable Travel Router for $8 Prime Shipped (Reg. $13)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

Seagate unveils the “world’s first” USB-powered 8TB desktop hard drive

Android Stories April 21, 2016

Lenovo-backed Zuk unveils its new Z2 Pro, with 6GB of RAM, f1.8 OIS camera, Snapdragon 820, more

The spring hardware refresh seems to be on a roll, and this year, in addition to the usual Samsungs, LGs and HTCs, a slew of Chinese manufacturers are making their way to the market with improved, highly-specced and often premium designed high end handsets. While not all of them make it to the West, at […]

Android Stories December 11, 2014

Microsoft releases suite of MSN apps for Android, including News, Sports, and more

Microsoft released an entire suite of MSN apps for Android today, which includes MSN News, Money, Health & Fitness, Food & Drink, and Sports, and Weather. The Health and Fitness app allows users to track their diet and fitness goals, keep track of health-related news, view an interactive map of the human body. The Food and Drink app […]

Android Stories March 9, 2015

Opinion: One thing Android Wear desperately needs to take from Apple Watch

I love my Android Wear smartwatch—it’s a great extension to the Nexus 6 I use daily. But not many people I know have an Android Wear device, even fewer have reason to use one every day, and basically no one (outside of my circle of geeky friends) really understands why they’re useful when I try […]

Android Stories August 24, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: LG G4 (unlocked) $420, Free $100 Google Play GC w/ HTC One M9 purchase, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals

Brand new LG G4 32GB 4G LTE smartphone (unlocked): $420 shipped (Reg. $550+)

HTC is offering a free $100 Google Play gift card with the purchase of an HTC One M9

Giveaway: Jaybird’s new X2 Bluetooth earbuds are the ultimate workout counterpart ($180 value)

Canon T5 DSLR w/ 18-55mm lens kit (refurb w/ 1 yr warranty): $250 shipped (Orig. $549)

More new gear from today:

Daily Deals: JBL Micro II Portable Speaker $15, Mophie 1,300mAh Power Reserve with Lightning $14, more

More deals still alive:

Beats Studio Wireless headphones: Titanium $230 (Reg. $380), Blue $264 (Reg. $380)

New products & more:

Samsung SmartThings hub comes next month with Amazon Echo-powered voice control support

Tile announces a new generation of its Bluetooth tracker

Quick Review: The Conway Electric Extō Dual-USB is the envy of all power strips

Android Stories November 10, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: VIZIO 70″ 4K UHDTV $1,000, Powerbeats2 headphones $90, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Best Buy’s Black Friday Early Access Sale: 13″ MacBook 256GB $1,000, Bose SoundSport Earbuds $40, VIZIO 70″ 4K UHDTV $1,000, more

Beats Wireless Headphone Deals: Powerbeats2 Active Collection Earbuds $90 (Reg. $130) or Solo2 On-Ear $120 (Reg. $180)

Black Friday 2016:

Best Buy Black Friday 2016: Apple Watch Series 1 $219, iPad Air 2 $275, iTunes GC, 49-inch 4K UHDTV w/ Chromecast $200, more

Walmart’s Black Friday 2016 Ad: iPhone 7 + $250 GC, iPad Mini 2 32GB $199, 55-inch 4K UHDTV $298, much more

Target Black Friday 2016: iPad Pro $150 off, iPhone 7 + $250 GC, Xbox One + $40 GC, iTunes, Beats headphones, much more

Amazon launches its Black Friday Store with new deals every five minutes + gift guides to make shopping easier

Staples just posted its Black Friday 2016 Ad: Amazon Echo Dot $40, Chromecast $25, much more

Sears Black Friday 2016 Ad: Amazon Echo $140, Samsung 65-inch Curved 4K UHDTV $1,600, Kindle Paperwhite $100, more

Costco’s leaked Black Friday 2016 Ad: VIZIO 50-inch 4K Ultra HDTV $390, PS4 w/ 2 controllers $50 off, gift cards, more

Overstock’s Black Friday 2016 Ad: Apple deals, Battlefield 1 $40more

Sam’s Club details its Black Friday plans plus a look at an upcoming one-day sale that nets $175 off iPad Pro

Here’s a look at Dell’s Black Friday 2016 Ad: Nest 3rd Gen. Thermostat $199, Xbox One S w/ 2 games + controller $250more

Review: TiVo Bolt+ would be a TV-enthusiast’s dream DVR if the cable companies would just get out of the way

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Smartphone Accessories: Aukey 12000mAh Power Bank $50 shipped (Reg. $70), OtterBox iPhone 7 Case $25 (Reg. $50), more

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

Access free HD content and local channels by adding the Mohu Leaf 30 Antenna to your home: $30 Prime shipped (Reg. $40)

Up to 50% off Spigen Accessories on Amazon from $5: travel chargers, USB hubs, Bluetooth headphones/speakers, more

 Amazon certified refurb E-readers and Streaming Media Players are on sale: Fire TV Stick $25, Kindle Paperwhite $80, more

Amazon Echo Dot Bundles: Logitech Harmony Elite Remote $288 ($350 value), WeMo Switch $73 ($85 value)

Android Stories October 28, 2016

LG V20 Review: For spec-hungry Android enthusiasts, it’s the best Android phablet you can buy [Video]

2016 has been a tough year for the Android market. In previous years we couldn’t count on one hand the number of awesome devices, but this year there have only been a few to choose from. The Galaxy S7, specifically the Edge has stood out as a clear winner, despite the praise given to competing […]

Android Stories November 4, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Nextbit Robin $170, Amazon Echo Dot Bundles from $73, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Cloud-powered Nextbit Robin hits its lowest price ever at $170 shipped (Reg. $299) | MyParana via Amazon

Amazon Echo Dot Bundles: Logitech Harmony Elite Remote $288 ($350 value), WeMo Switch $73 ($85 value)

VIZIO’s 38-inch 2-Ch. Sound Bar w/ Bluetooth brings upgraded audio to your TV: $68 shipped (Reg. $95)

Apple’s gorgeous 21-inch Retina 4K iMac 3.1GHz/8GB/1TB is on sale for $1,290 shipped (Reg. $1,499)

Grab a brand new current gen MacBook Air for nearly $250 off: $950 shipped (Reg. $1,199)

Black Friday 2016:

Amazon launches its Black Friday Store with new deals every five minutes + gift guides to make shopping easier

Sam’s Club details its Black Friday plans plus a look at an upcoming one-day sale that nets $175 off iPad Pro

Amazon Startup Week Deals: TarDisk 256GB Storage Expansion Card for 13-inch MacBook Air $100 off, more

Here’s a look at Dell’s Black Friday 2016 Ad: Nest 3rd Gen. Thermostat $199, Xbox One S w/ 2 games + controller $250, more

BJ’s Leaked Black Friday Ad: GoPro Silver bundle $200, Xbox One S/PS4 Slim $250, new console games $34, more

Kohl’s Black Friday Ad has now leaked: Xbox One/PS4 $250 + $75 Kohl’s Cash, 49-inch 4K Ultra HDTV $250, much more

JCPenney Black Friday 2016 Ad: Roku Streaming Stick $35, Bella/Sunbeam appliances $10, more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Smartphone Accessories: KMASHI 20000mAh QC 2.0 Power Bank $20 Prime shipped (Reg. $33), more

MORE DEALS STILL LIVE:

Make the move to USB-C w/ exclusive discounts on Anker accessories: Aluminum Hub w/ Pass-Through Power $32 (Reg. $40), more

Your choice of Luvvitt iPhone 7/Plus Cases in a variety of styles/colors from $4 Prime shipped + screen protector deals

Caudabe’s ultra-thin Veil XT iPhone 7 case is the best option for a true minimalist, save 30% w/ this exclusive code: $14

Android Stories November 28, 2016

Sprint HTC Bolt Review: Two struggling companies create a subpar & overpriced phone

Over the past three years, HTC has only partially tweaked the design of its flagship smartphones. Concurrently, Sprint has seen its fortunes decline; falling to fourth place in subscribers. The HTC Bolt for Sprint is very much emblematic of these two trends; it’s a minor iteration for HTC, and tries to bring improved networking to serve as a competitive advantage. Notable […]

Android Stories July 25, 2016

Review: Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Mods are ‘modular’ done well, but not cheap [Video]

Moto Z is the first Moto-branded flagship since Lenovo began phasing out the Motorola brand name, and the successor to the popular Moto X line. At the time of its unveiling, Moto X represented a new Motorola with a new, clearer vision under the influence of Google itself. The company ditched the heavy skins commonly found […]

Android Stories July 30, 2016

This week’s top stories: Galaxy Note 7 leaks, hands-on w/ Moto Z & Mods, new apps, & much more

In this week’s top stories: We give you new Galaxy Note 7 details ahead of an official launch, go hands-on w/ Moto Z , Moto Z Force, & Moto Mods, and we get a look at early Android Nougat builds running on the Nexus 6P and Huawei P9. 

Android Stories May 31, 2016

Xiaomi preinstalling Office & Skype on all devices as it enters patent deal w/ Microsoft

Microsoft and Xiaomi have announced today what they are calling the start of a long-term partnership. As part of the agreement, Microsoft is selling about 1,500 of its patents to Xiaomi, while the deal also includes a cross-licensing arrangement for other patents. Additionally, Xiaomi has agreed to preinstall Microsoft Office and Skype on its Android […]

Android Stories September 30, 2016

Here’s everything we expect to see at Google’s October 4th event

According to Google’s Android SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer, the company’s upcoming October 4th event — which, yes, is just a few days away now — is going to be something to go down in the Googley history books. According to him, “8 years from now we’ll be talking about Oct 4, 2016.” That comes in a […]

Android Stories May 24, 2016

Google Text-to-speech can now read aloud highlighted text from any app

The last update to Google Text-to-speech on Android added male and female voices for multiple languages. With version 3.9.6 from the Android N Developer Preview 3 (via Android Police), users on Marshmallow and above can highlight any piece of text and have it read aloud to them.

Android Stories June 23, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Moto X Pure Edition 16GB $240, Logitech solar keyboard $36, Fitbit Aria smart scale $50, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Best Buy and Amazon now offer the 16GB Moto X Pure for $240 shipped

Buy the Moto X Pure Edition 64 GB for $400 ($50 off) and get the Moto 360 Sport ($200 value) FREE

This Logitech keyboard is Mac-friendly and uses solar power for $36 shipped (Reg. $55)

The Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale will track your weight, BMI & more: refurb $50 shipped (Orig. $130)

Grab Apple’s latest 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro on sale from $1,000 shipped w/ .edu ($300 savings)

How-to: Put a USB Charging port just about anywhere, without AC power for as little as $50 (Solar+Battery) 

Giotto’s $10 Rocket Air Blaster is the best way to keep your Mac clean for the money

Review: At just $24, this Leather Loop Band for Apple Watch looks great and won’t break the bank [Gallery]

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Smartphone Accessories: Gold Box – BoostCube 4-port USB Wall Charger $12 Prime shipped (Reg $20), more

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Score PowerBeats2 Wireless Headphones for $120 (40% off) and maybe you’ll become an NBA champion too

Anker launches sale on Amazon for a bunch of its iPhone accessories: Lightning cables $6, cases from $5, more

Android Stories June 24, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Huawei Watch $250 w/ free band, Seagate External HDD $110, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Save on Huawei Watch for iOS/Android, starting at $250 shipped w/ free extra watch band (total $430 value) | Newegg

 

We thought you needed 5TB of extra space, here’s a Seagate Expansion hard drive for $110 shipped (Reg. $130)

LG Nexus 5X 32GB (Factory GSM Unlocked) for $270 shipped (Orig. $399)

Buy the Moto X Pure Edition 64 GB for $400 ($50 off) and get the Moto 360 Sport ($200 value) FREE

The latest 11-inch MacBook Air drops to just $700 w/ .edu (Reg. $899), 256GB from $800 (Reg. $1,099)

Grab Apple’s latest 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro on sale from $1,000 shipped w/ .edu ($300 savings)

Review: Jaybird’s new Freedom Wireless headphones score high marks on design, sound [Video]

How-to: Put a USB Charging port just about anywhere, without AC power for as little as $50 (Solar+Battery) 

Giotto’s $10 Rocket Air Blaster is the best way to keep your Mac clean for the money

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

JBL’s Charge 2 Bluetooth speaker is a solid option for your party this summer: refurb for $60 (Orig. $150)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

The Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi Smart Scale will track your weight, BMI & more: refurb $50 shipped (Orig. $130)

Score PowerBeats2 Wireless Headphones for $120 (40% off) and maybe you’ll become an NBA champion too

Android Stories June 27, 2016

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Nexus 5X 32GB $240, Nest Thermostat $199, Seagate 8TB Desktop HDD $200, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

LG Nexus 5X 32GB (Factory GSM Unlocked) for $240 shipped (Orig. $399)

The Nest Learning Thermostat will help lower your energy costs throughout the summer: $199 (Reg. $249)

You can store everything on this Seagate 8TB external hard drive for $200 shipped, more

We thought you needed 5TB of extra space, here’s a Seagate Expansion hard drive for $110 shipped (Reg. $130)

Ticket to Ride on iOS and Android drops to its lowest price in years: $2 (Reg. $7)

Apple’s Thunderbolt Display has been put out to pasture, here are the best alternatives at every price point

Vansky’s $23 USB LED light strip gives you multi-color mood lighting

Review: Jaybird’s new Freedom Wireless headphones score high marks on design, sound [Video]

How-to: Put a USB Charging port just about anywhere, without AC power for as little as $50 (Solar+Battery) 

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Amazon Gold Box has something for everyone: ECCO Shoes, High Sierra Backpacks, GoT, Pets, Humidifiers

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

JBL’s Charge 2 Bluetooth speaker is a solid option for your party this summer: refurb for $60 (Orig. $150)

Smartphone Accessories: 2-Pack of Mpow MFi Apple-Certified Lightning Cables $8 Prime shipped (Reg. $14), more

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