Feb 28 2:38am Android Beat | Android News, Hacks, Apps, Tips & Reviews Blog
Xiaomi today launched the Mi 5c with its own Surge S1 chipset. The company’s first mobile chipset went from being under development to production in just 28 months. An octa-core chip, the Surge S1 packs four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and four A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz. Continue reading →...
Feb 28 2:30am Android Geeks
Gionee introduced two new ‘A’ series smartphones at its Mobile World Congress 2017 event in Barcelona – A1 and A1 Plus. Both smartphones are mid-range devices claiming to deliver great audio quality, great battery life, and great selfies. The Gionee A1 features a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with 1080 x 1920 Full HD resolution and runs […]...
Feb 28 2:09am AndroidHeadlines.com |
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor’s on-board machine learning has immense potential, and it’s already being proven by Trustlook, who are debuting an AI-based on-device security suite that can detect all sorts of deep-level threats and attacks. The security suite is built on top of the Qualcomm Haven platform, and leverages powerful artificial intelligence driven by the […] The post Trustlook Debuts SECUREai Device Security Suite At MWC appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 28 1:47am Android Central - Android Forums, News, Reviews, Help and Android Wallpapers
T-Mobile's latest promotion is its best yet. T-Mobile has relied on deals and promotions to lure customers away from rival carriers in the past, and its latest offer is no different. Starting March 1, the carrier is giving an additional line for free provided you already have two lines or more with T-Mobile. T-Mobile recently slashed the price of its unlimited plan, offering two lines all-in for $100. Coupled with today's offer, you can get three unlimited data lines for the same price. The unlimited plan offers unlimited text, calls, and data, although T-Mobile will de-prioritize a line if it exceeds 28GB in a month. If you're using two Simple Choice plans with varying data amounts, the free plan will match the lower of the two. You can also use the third line for your tablet, smartwatch, or an in-car hotspot. The price for the third line will be reflected in your account in the...
Feb 28 1:47am Android Geeks
A Korean website has published a new report that claims to shed some light on the next OnePlus flagship. According to the report, OnePlus’ 2017 flagship will be dubbed the OnePlus 5 and not the OnePlus 4, as the number 4 is considered to be unlucky in Chinese culture. This isn’t the first time that […]...
Feb 28 1:42am Android Advices
At the ongoing MWC 2017 the Galaxy S7 Edge was announced as the GSMA smartphone of the year, now if you have the plan of purchasing a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge in the U.S then here is the perfect deal. Best Buy is offering a $100 gift card with every purchase and thats not […]...
Feb 28 1:15am Android Army–Digital Trends
Elliptic Labs, the company that helped Xiaomi's Mi Mix enjoy a nearly bezel-less display, is taking a stab at presence detection -- technology it calls Inner Peace. The technology is expected to be integrated into smart assistants and home products. The post Elliptic Labs’ Inner Peace technology uses ultrasound to detect movement appeared first on Digital Trends.
Feb 28 1:13am Android Geeks
Motorola’s Indian arm has confirmed on Twitter that the new Moto G5 Plus will be launched in India next month. To launch event will be held on the 15th of March, so we have a little over two weeks left for the launch. And although the tweet posted by Moto India makes no mention of […]...
Feb 28 12:57am Ausdroid
As the Games Developer Conference runs in San Francisco, Google has taken to their blog to announce that it has more titles are on the way to join the gaming lineup on Daydream. Titles include entries from top developers such as Ubisoft, Spry Fox, Tender Claws and Turbo Button just to name a few. Since … The post Google announces more VR games for its Daydream VR headset at Game Developers Conference (GDC) appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 28 12:48am Android Geeks
ZTE announced two new mid-range smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona – the Blade V8 Mini and the Blade V8 Lite. The Blade V8 Mini features a 5-inch display with 720 x 1280 HD resolution and runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core chipset clocked at 1.4 GHz with the Adreno 505 […]...
Feb 28 12:35am Android Beat | Android News, Hacks, Apps, Tips & Reviews Blog
Every year, Motorola launches a multitude of premium mid-range and flagship phones but its the Moto G series that earns the company its bread and butter. The original Moto G single handedly brought Motorola back from oblivion and into contention in the smartphone market. Last year though, Motorola stumbled with the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus. Continue reading →...
Feb 28 12:27am Ausdroid
Android Wear 2.0 apparently exists although it doesn’t seem to like crossing the oceans to our shores, just yet. That is set to change very soon with Fossil being possibly the first to roll it out. In a tweet today Fossil have confirmed that they will be rolling out Android Wear 2.0 to all of … The post Fossil releasing Android Wear 2.0 across their entire Android Wear range in March appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 28 12:19am Android Geeks
At last year’s Mobile World Congress, TCL-owned smartphone maker Alcatel introduced a number of impressive devices. This year however, the company has only released three new budget Android smartphones, with the only interesting new device being the A5 LED. The Alcatel A3 and U3 on the other hand are value-focused devices. The A5 LED comes […]...
Feb 27 11:08pm Android and Me
Following Samsung’s announcement of a new Android tablet, Lenovo today revealed a quartet of its own new Android slates. The Lenovo Tab 4 series is now official with four different models. The Tab 4 8 and Tab 4 10 are [...]...
Feb 27 10:00pm Android Community
Overwhelmed with the Mobile World Congress announcements? We’re not yet done with our reports and we’re still excited to know if we’ll get a glimpse of the upcoming but delayed Galaxy S8 and its bigger variant, the Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+). Samsung already launched the Galaxy Tab S3 as its main MWC 2017 attraction but […]...
Feb 27 9:20pm Android Community
There’s no new phone from OPPO yet but the Chinese company has proudly announced a new camera technology that we will likely see in future phones. It’s a new camera module that is said to hide telephoto lens inside the chassis of a phone. We knew about this one even before the MWC 2017 opened […]...
Feb 27 9:15pm Ausdroid
Android Wear 2.0 is yet to make it officially to our shores but when it does finally make it there will hopefully be many apps ready for us to take advantage of the updated OS. AccuWeather is one such app that has been updated/released for Android Wear 2.0. AccuWeather has been available for all Android … The post AccuWeather launches Android Wear 2.0 app appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 27 8:46pm Ausdroid
After announcing the Zenfone 3 Zoom at CES earlier this year, Asus has apparently delayed the release of the phone to revamp the specs. The phone which was announced with a 5.5″ display, Snapdragon 625 processor and Dual 12MP cameras, was supposed to be launching this month. However, according to a reply on their Facebook … The post Asus is delaying the Zenfone 3 Zoom until Q2 to give it better specs appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 27 8:40pm Android Community
This isn’t the first time we’re seeing an Energizer smartphone but we’re certain many of you are surprised with this one. The Energizer Energy E550LTE is a new rugged phone that is ready for battle…err, the outdoors. Making this more special is its very thin form and elegant design that you won’t readily say it’s […]...
Feb 27 8:10pm Android Army–Digital Trends
Chinese manufacturer Ulefone unveiled the F1, the company's latest smartphone that bears a striking resemblance to Xiaomi's Mi Mix. The F1 will be available sometime during the second half of 2017. The post If a bezel-less future is what you want, let Ulefone’s F1 be your guiding light appeared first on Digital Trends.
Feb 27 8:00pm Android Community
Carriers are getting increasingly competitive, not just with their price points but even more with their add-ons and additional plan offerings. And if you use a lot of your allocation on watching video streaming sites, then you’d want to have an “unlimited” data plan. The new AT&T Unlimited Plus wireless plan is trying to appeal […]...
Feb 27 7:30pm Ausdroid
It appears Google has changed the rules when it comes to the Google Play store, allowing selected developers to temporarily make apps and games free, as well as show the normal and discounted price in the purchase button. The changes started showing up a few weeks ago, however Google has apparently now added a support … The post Google now lets you see sale prices on Google Play and lets developers temporarily make apps free appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 27 7:12pm Android Army–Digital Trends
Mobile World Congress -- for some it's the trade show to watch for all the smartphone news, and for others, it's the place to collect an unnecessary amount of Android pins. Follow us along on a tour of Google's Android Global Village at the show. The post Here's everything exciting at Google's Android Global Village appeared first on Digital Trends.
Feb 27 7:07pm Android Army–Digital Trends
Mobile World Congress 2017 opened its doors for the first time today, following a busy press day on Sunday. We were ready for announcements from Sony, Alcatel, Gionee, and others. Here's what you need to know. The post DT Daily MWC Day One: Sony XZ Premium, Alcatel’s modular phone, and the Gionee A1 Plus appeared first on Digital Trends.
Feb 27 7:00pm Ausdroid
Sports and music enthusiasts can get excited today with the launch of the Jaybird X3 Wireless Sport Headphones in Australia. The sweatproof Bluetooth headphones are in-ear buds which sit comfortably in your ear thanks to a range of different size fins which have been re-designed for enhanced comfort and ear tips. The earphones connect wirelessly … The post Jaybird X3 Wireless Sport Headphones now available in Australia for $199.95 appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 27 7:00pm Android Community
It’s time to meet the next generation flagship chipset from MediaTek which they are launching at the ongoing MWC 2017, following the steps of last year’s deca-core chipsets. This year, it will be the Helio X30 chipset that MediaTek will be peddling to manufacturers with more robust gadgets in mind. With the Helio X10 and […]...
Feb 27 6:57pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
While many products were announced yesterday at various press conferences, today is the day that the show actually officially opens up. There were a few more press conferences this morning from Sony, Alcatel and Gionee, to name a few, and there were loads of goodies on the show floor to drool over. Including the new […] The post MWC 2017 Day 1 Round Up: What You Need To Know appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 6:48pm Android Army–Digital Trends
DarkMatter's Katim phone boasts more security features than most computers. It has end-to-end encryption, a secured bootloader, ephemeral messaging, remote management features, and more. The post DarkMatter’s Katim phone is jam-packed with a host of security measures appeared first on Digital Trends.
Feb 27 6:46pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
A report from Time suggests that Amazon is developing a feature to make its Alexa even a better listener – so good that eventually, Alexa will be able to distinguish between different voice patterns. This ability could come in very handy in a number of ways for both Amazon and the Alexa user. By being […] The post Amazon Working on Distinguishing Voices on Alexa appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 6:33pm Droid Life
In January, SanDisk introduced us to one of the first A1 rated microSD cards, the Ultra 256GB beast of a card that’s A1 rating meant it was able to run apps properly. Today, SanDisk is taking their 256GB offering up a notch by introducing the Extreme version of the same card. With the new Extreme 256GB A1 […] SanDisk Introduces Even Faster 256GB Extreme A1 Rated MicroSD Card is a post from: Droid Life...
Feb 27 6:30pm Ausdroid
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Lenovo has unveiled a new range of tablets, the Tab 4 in both 8″ and 10″ sizes, with two ranges a standard and ‘Plus’ series. The Tab 4 series are mostly iterative updates on the previous Tab series, the Tab 4 is again offering Dolby Atmos powered speakers which … The post Lenovo announces new Tab 4 series tablets at Mobile World Congress appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 27 6:26pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
This will probably not come as a shock to too many people, but Google now says that people are watching about 1 billion hours of YouTube every single day. The search giant took the opportunity to thank both users and content providers, as well as providing a glimpse of insight into why they measure time […] The post Users Watch Over 100k Years Of YouTube On Average Every Day appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 6:13pm AndroidGuys
In the latest of a series of dramatic “Uncarrier” moves, T-Mobile announced today that it would be offering to add a line to new or current plan with at least two lines. This offer technically only applies to Simple Choice and T-Mobile One plans, but let’s be honest – if you have a plan older […]...
Feb 27 6:08pm Ausdroid
As part of our Mobile World Congress coverage this year, we’re doing a nightly podcast going over the things we’ve seen during our daily travels. Here’s episode 3, covering our first day on the show floor. In tonight’s episode, we take a look at press events from Sony, who launched the Xperia XZ Premium, XA1 … The post Ausdroid Podcast MWC Edition — Episode 3 — Day One on the Show Floor appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 27 6:07pm Droid Life
The LG G6 introduces a display with rounded corners, something we aren’t exactly used to seeing on many Android devices. With that said, I’ve been using the G6 as my daily driver for the past 2 days, and so far, I’m digging the round corners. Now, for everyone else who has to wait until the […] Want to Recreate the LG G6’s Rounded Display on Your Phone? There’s an App for That! is a post from: Droid Life...
Feb 27 6:00pm Android Community
When Nokia acquired health device brand Withings, we expected of course that there will be major changes happening soon. It took them several months to make any formal announcements, but now the official statement is that all the current Withings products will be rebranded and will carry the Nokia brand starting the summer of 2017. […]...
Feb 27 5:54pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
Huawei has unveiled plans for cell towers that will one day be able to wirelessly charge drones without the need for them to stop. While Huawei’s focus at MWC was undeniably its mobile products, the company does also have plans for many other tech items which should allow them to expand their business in the […] The post Huawei Unveils Plans For Cell Towers That Charge Drones appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 5:31pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
With new devices come new cases and with the new LG G6 tops on many people’s must-have lists, Speck is boasting their new Presidio cases for the new flagship. Speck is a well-known brand and makes cases for most flagship devices. There are two primary models for the LG G6 – the Presidio GRIP and […] The post Speck Announces Cases For the New LG G6 appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 5:18pm Android and Me
A second camera sensor for optical zoom isn’t anything new in smartphones, but usually it’s limited to 2x zoom. LG has been using a zoom sensor for a while, and the iPhone 7 Plus has a second 2x zoom sensor as well. Oppo has taken it a step further and announced a new 5x optical zoom [...]...
Feb 27 5:13pm Greenbot
Otterbox is currently having a winter sale, and they've discounted many of their popular cases up to 30\% for a limited time. Commuter, Defender, Symmetry series and more are included, in various colors and for various phone models including iPhone 6 and various Galaxy models. Jump over to the Otterbox winter sale page to explore options and current discounts available.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here...
Feb 27 5:10pm AndroidGuys
Sony has unveiled both the Xperia XA1 and Xperia XA1 Ultra at MWC 2017. These devices feature fairly decent hardware specs, including an impressive 23MP camera in the XA1 Ultra.
Feb 27 5:06pm Droid Life
The annual GDC (Game Developers Conference) has kicked off in San Francisco, and considering how mobile gaming has become such a large part of the overall gaming industry, it’s only fitting that Google be in attendance and make a few announcements. Most importantly for consumers, there are three new games coming to Android soon, all […] There’s New Games to Pre-Register for on Google Play, Plus Exciting Daydream Games Coming Soon is a post from: Droid Life...
Feb 27 5:04pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
Kyocera is showing off a rather durable smartphone at MWC 2017 this week, and it’s the DuraForce Pro. This is one that was actually already announced and has been available for quite a while already. In fact, it’s available on Verizon here in the US right now, but we just got a chance to go […] The post MWC 2017: Hands-on With Kyocera’s DuraForce Pro Smartphone appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 5:01pm AndroidGuys
UMIDIGI, as expected, announced its latest smartphone, the Z PRO, at Mobile World Congress. Powered by Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the handset features a pair of 13-megapixel Sony cameras on the back, and another one around front. Drawing strength from a 2.6GHz MediaTek processor (Helio X27), the Z Pro also boasts 4GB RAM and a 3780mAh […]...
Feb 27 5:00pm Android Community
Now that Fitbit’s buying spree is all but over (or so we think), what everyone is waiting for is for them to release their next wearable, which should probably be still a fitness tracker. There have been a few murmurings here and there but nothing solid. Well, until now that a new wearable has been […]...
Feb 27 5:00pm Ausdroid
Alongside the other announcements of MWC, Chinese-manufacturer ZTE has weighed in, announcing two mid-weight devices in the form of the ZTE Blade V8 Lite and Blade V8 Mini. The Lite variant — shown off above — will be the more affordable of the two, while the Mini brings a dual camera setup to the middle … The post ZTE announces two new Blades — Blade V8 Mini and Blade V8 Lite appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 27 4:55pm Android and Me
Facebook announced that its new video app will be coming to TVs and streaming boxes a few weeks ago, and it’s holding true to that promise. You can now download the app to your Samsung Smart TV if it was made in 2015, 2016, or 2017. The [...]...
Feb 27 4:54pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
Mozilla, the creator of the ever popular Firefox, has shelled out an unknown sum of money to make its first acquisition, Pocket. Pocket is, of course, the highly used read it later service that allows its customers the ability to bookmark various web content such as articles or videos and read or watch them later. […] The post Mozilla Goes Shopping And Aquires Pocket appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 4:34pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
Samsung has confirmed that last year’s Galaxy S7 Edge has been recognized by the GSMA as the Best Smartphone at the annual Global Mobile Awards at MWC 2017. Considering most of the consumer interest, not to mention most of the MWC attention, is now focused on this year’s new flagships such as the LG G6 […] The post Galaxy S7 Edge Wins Best Smartphone At MWC 2017 appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 4:32pm Android and Me
Cricket’s unlimited data plan has been truly unlimited. Though it’s limited to 8Mbps speeds, you still get as much data as you can use. Unfortunately, this is about to change. Cricket has announced that it will be throttling unlimited data users after 22GB of data usage if the network is congested. This doesn’t mean that you’ll lose high [...]...
Feb 27 4:30pm Ausdroid
Though announced by Google earlier this month, the actual rollout of Android Wear 2.0 isn’t progressing to existing Android Wear watches just yet. While many companies haven’t announced rollout schedules, overnight the Asus social media team has given a timeframe for the update to hit the Zenwatch 2 and and 3. The update is from … The post Android Wear 2.0 update for Asus Zenwatch 2 and Zenwatch 3 coming in Q2 appeared first on Ausdroid.
Feb 27 4:23pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
Kyocera is known for putting out some rather rugged smartphones, and also some rather interesting ones. The Kyocera Rafre is one of those more interesting smartphones from the Japanese company. This is a smartphone that you can literally wash with soap and water. That’s a good feature to have, especially if your kid gets a […] The post MWC 2017: Hands-on With the Washable Kyocera Rafre Smartphone appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 4:14pm Android and Me
Mozilla wants a bigger stake in the mobile space, and one way to do that is to acquire a service that has more than 10 million users across the globe. Mozilla has officially announced that it has acquired the read-it-later service known as Pocket. The app, which allows users to save articles from around [...]...
Feb 27 4:02pm AndroidGuys
In addition to announcing a number of new smartphones, Ulefone has decided to try its hand at virtual reality. This week sees them introducing the VRKAM, a camera dedicated to what else, VR. There aren’t too many details about the unit just yet, but Ulefone tells us that it should be launching in the near […]...
Feb 27 4:02pm Cult of Android
While Samsung isn’t expected to unveil the Galaxy S8 until the end of March, a supposedly leaked video purports to show exactly what the upcoming phone looks like. The video appears to show both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the larger S8+. Both devices seen in the video sport curved edge-to-edge displays. Samsung replaced physicalRead the full article...The post Leaked Galaxy S8 video reveals Samsung’s new iPhone rival appeared first on Cult of Android.
Feb 27 4:02pm AndroidHeadlines.com |
Anker has been known for many of their batteries and cables that they sell, and now they are looking to make their battery packs even more popular. They introduced the PowerCore II 10000 at Mobile World Congress this week, which is their second-generation of the PowerCore battery pack, and the bigger news is the new […] The post MWC 2017: Hands-On With Anker’s Slim PowerCore II 10000 Battery Pack appeared first on AndroidHeadlines.com |.
Feb 27 4:01pm Android and Me
After announcing the flagship Blade V8 Pro, ZTE is back to unveil a pair of mid-rangers for the younger generations at this year’s Mobile World Congress. First up, the Blade V8 Mini. This handset offers a 5-inch HD display, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 processor under the hood, 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of [...]...
Feb 27 4:00pm Ausdroid
While the focus of Mobile World Congress is undoubtedly on mobile, there are some announcements in related fields, and wearables remains a hot topic of conversation amongst tech enthusiasts like us, and among many of the attendees at MWC that I’ve been talking to. Huawei made a bit of a splash — though it wasn’t … The post Hands on with LG Watch Style and Sport, and Huawei’s Watch 2 appeared first on Ausdroid.