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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Over the last few months, a rift between Google and Amazonstarted to expand. Caught in the crosshairs are owners of Echo Show and Fire TV devices who found themselves with no access to YouTube after Google cut off the service on those Amazon devices.
The new Pixel 2 is Google's latest and greatest flagship, packing together excellent performance, a truly incredible camera, and some of the best software out there. Now, thanks to CyberLink and Android Police, our readers have a chance to snag one f
You may be using a different cloud storage now but remember how you started with Dropbox. We’re reminded the first time we found it pre-installed on Sony Ericsson Phones back in 2011. The service has since received numerous updates. The mos
Pandora says that on-demand listening sessions are currently rolling out to ad-supported and Plus listeners. Pandora Even though you sign up for Pandora Premium to access Pandora‘s on-demand music, the music service introduced a new way for
Have a Moto Z2 Play or Moto Z around the house and you have been planning to invest in a new Moto Mod? Then youll be glad to know that Best Buy is currently offering discounts on all the Moto Mod lineup. Youll be able to get some decent discounts, in
Finding directions is a popular use for Google Assistant, but what if you aren't driving? Or, what if you only drive sometimes, but your commute involves walking or biking? Google appears to be rolling out a new setting in Assistant to accommodate th
Huawei has confirmed that the Huawei P11 will launch in Q1 2018, and there is much speculation that this will take place at Mobile World Congress 2018. 2018 is rapidly approaching and that means we are going to begin seeing a slew of new devices bein
What is one of the best ways to convince people to sign up for a paid service? One of the tried and tested methods is to give them a taste of what theyre missing. Pandora is doing just that by giving users of their free service access to the Premium
The ZTE Axon M stands out from the rest of the pack thanks to its unique display. What else makes it worth your attention? Join us as we take a closer look.Sponsored by ZTE. Get the ZTE Axon M! Lets face it, after more than a decade of mainstream suc
There’s no better way to accidentally lose track of time than by playing Sid Meier’s Civilization series, and right now we’ve got a deal that’s sure to keep you up until 5 AM on a workday. Yep, we’re
Portable power for your smartphone on-the-go is a must these days, considering that few devices have solar charging capabilities and smartphones lose power significantly when encountering and switching cellular networks. A good Deal of the Day that&a
For the past few years, weve been constantly hearing rumors that Xiaomi a Chinese OEM thats very popular in Asia plans to bring its sleek yet affordable smartphones to the US. Back in April, Xiaomis new global chief Wang Xiang, said in an interview f
Customization has always been one of Android's strengths with various options for home screens, icons, stock app replacements, and widgets. Anyone who's gotten deep into customizing the UI has probably come across the Zooper Widget. You won't come ac
One of the best reasons to have a Moto Z phone is the Moto Mod accessories. They can add some really cool functionality to your phone, but the downside is they aren't cheap. One of the best reasons to have a Moto Z phone is the Moto Mod accessories.
So Xiaomi is indeed following through with its promise to bring the newest version of its Android software MIUI 9 to most of its active devices. Some of these like the Mi Max 2, the Mi 6, the first generation Mi Mix, and the Mi 5 devices have already
Chinese chipset manufacturer, MediaTek, has announced a new partnership with Google, which will lead to a family of system-on-chips designed for the new Android Oreo... Chinese chipset manufacturer, MediaTek, has announced a n
BlackBerry stops update support as the device enters its 25-month since release, but fans could soon trade it for a newer model. We learnedin September that BlackBerry wouldn’t be updating the Priv to Android Nougat, despite that it launche
  It’s almost Christmas and weall know what that means; a bout of guilt over everything we’ve eaten and drank over the holidays that results in the inevitable health kick in the New Year. A fitness tracker will help youtr
YouTube is scheduled to disappear from the Amazon Fire TV in less than a month, but now it looks like Google may not yank YouTube after all. Google has told The Verge that it’s in [...]YouTube is scheduled to disappear from the Amazon Fire
Have you noticed lag in your PC gaming performance? Yes, we’re talking about stuttering frames, slow game load times, clicking on something that takes a minute to load as opposed to seconds when you played the game for the first time? Every
Are you looking for a quadcopter drone but fear breaking the bank? Technology is wonderful, and some of us love it as much as we love food, sports, or even politics. And yet, technology, unlike those other loves, can cost much more. Drones are a new
If for some reason you must put down the headset and walk away from your Xbox console, you no longer have to leave your party chat hanging. Rolling out through the Xbox beta app on Google Play, Android users can now maintain their conversation throug
Another year, another NBA 2K release. This time around there are a few notable changes to the mobile version of NBA 2K18. You can expect a couple of additional gameplay controls, an eclectic mix of tunes from around the world, an expanded script in t
Need a new portable charger as an every day carry item or stocking stuffer? Check out these deals and save up to 30%. Frequent travelers can tell you there’s nothing more important to have in your travel kit than a power bank. It’
It's Friday! The final round of app sales has rolled around, just in time for the weekend. The holiday season is in full swing and Christmas is right around the corner... where did December go? Anyway, we have a slightly longer list than usual for a
Microsoft is adding voice chat to its beta Android Xbox app to give you a backup option if your headset dies or to organize your raiding parties. Microsoft is adding voice chat to the beta version of its Xbox App. Allows members to instantly
Earlier this week, Synaptics announced it has begun mass production with a top-five OEM to produce its new Clear ID FS9500 in-display fingerprint sensor. While the announcement didn’t specify the name of the company, many assumed Samsungs G
Weve seen Samsung evolve the display of its flagship smartphones, from the original Galaxy Note Edge with its right side curve, to the dual side curves of the later Edge smartphones, to the Infinity Displays of the current flagships, the Galaxy S8, G
The Essential Phone, a product from the “father of Android” Andy Rubin, is possibly the most polarizing device of 2017. Its launch was marred by multiple delays and lousy communication, and the camera and software performance were
Are you looking to increase your knowledge as a web developer or computer programmer in the major Web platforms? This time of year, with some vacation time in the works, is a perfect time to get started on your career goals for 2018. This Deal of the
Snapchat has debuted a new tool called Lens Studio that will allow anyone to create and share their own AR effect inside the app. While Instagram might be stealing some of Snapchat’s thunder as of late, Snapchat’s user base is sti
Samsung’s Galaxy S flagships are often some of the most hotly anticipated smartphone releases each year, and so it’s no surprise that a lot of people are looking forward to next year’s release of the Galaxy S9. The good
Samsung still plans to release some sort of smart speaker that is powered by their Bixby assistant, according to a report from Bloomberg. Their sources are under the impression that the speaker should be here within the first half of 2018 and may dro
As Android has evolved over the last decade, so the minimum hardware requirements have increased. Android Oreo Go edition is Googles answer to optimising the... As Android has evolved over the last decade, so the minimum hardw
Portable speakers are great, but not all of them can handle tough environments. Maybe you want to listen to music in the shower, catch up on podcasts while you're biking home, or listen to the radio at the pool. For any of those situations, or anywhe
Amazon has become the middle-man of everything, and are the leader of tech's Big Four companies, over Apple, Google, and Facebook. But the fightback is on. Shutterstock In late 2015, an eBay tech briefing startled me with the fact that someone on a m
With artificial intelligence (AI) becoming one of the hottest trends of the mobile market right now (with chatbots), it makes sense that developers would take advantage of it and create apps that put users even closer to something that seems so new a
Less than a month to go before the CES 2018 happens in Las Vegas, Nevada. We’re excited because there is a chance Samsung will be teasing the Galaxy S9 and S9+. By January, we’re hoping to confirm most of the speculations and rumo
If you ever wondered what videos you wastedspent time watching on YouTube in 2017, the video platform has a report out that will help you figure out which branches of the rabbit hole you my have gone down. Google provides this YouTube Rewind report e
With Christmas just around the corner, its time to get gifting and find the presents for your family and friends. If you havent picked them out yet, maybe youd like to take a look at Verizons list of discounts for the season. Americas biggest carrier
Analysts believe Samsung's market share will take a dip next year amid tougher competition in both flagship and budget smartphone markets. Sales of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note 8 have been pretty successful for the South Korean company,
Earlier this year, word on the street was that Samsungwould soon bejumping into the smart speaker game.That rumor was shot downa little while later, with Samsung saying that itdidn’t see enough potential in the South Korean market to launch
On this Thursday edition of the Droid Life Show, we’re back to cover this week’s net neutrality repeal, our OnePlus 5T and Pixel Buds reviews, as well as the Google Home Max that we now have in house. Once we’re done the
Qualcomm have just announced their latest flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 845, a successor to the successful Snapdragon 835. As with previous years, Qualcomms latest high... Qualcomm have just announced their latest flagship
Leaking smartphones is big business these days. Usually, the first information to slip out comes in the form of schematics or technical diagrams of some kind, and in the case of the Samsung Galaxy S9, those surfaced a few days ago. Next up, we're oft
Would you like a free Honor 7X? Of course you would! Here's how you can win a brand new Honor 7X from Android Authority.This week we have a very special International Giveaway for you. We’re giving away Honor’s latest flagship pho
Bummed that the OnePlus 5T Star Wars edition is available only in India and Northern Europe? Well heres a reason not to be. One of the members of the xda-developers community found a bunch of Star Wars wallpapers for the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition
Ever since Mozilla launched Firefox Focus a little over a year ago, it has become a popular mobile browser for those who want to protect their privacy and at the same time get a quick loading browser. They have since then added more than 27 languages
Apps are transitioning beyond just using touch-based interfaces, especially with the rise of smart assistants and smart speakers. If you’re interested in starting to build apps and services that take advantage of these new trends, you&#
If you’re someone interested in Information Technology (IT), web development, and everything in-between, there comes a time when your interest becomes a love that motivates you into a lifetime career. And yet, as you well know, you can&