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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Google has removed the ability to book an Uber ride from inside Google Maps. You can still look up the route in Maps and then “request the ride from the Uber app,” Google suggests, but it has removed direct Uber booking without pr
Because of the fast progression of mobile phone hardware and the flexibility of current Android versions (Marshmallow and onward), needing custom ROMs to personalize and get the best productivity/efficiency out of your Android devices have seemingly
Honor celebrates the World Cup 2018 with a new contest. Fans can enter the Honor Photo Cup for a chance to win a Honor 10 View or Honor 7X.The World Cup 2018 kick-started a few days ago and to celebrate this major sporting event, Honor unleashed the
The Moonlight Silver version of the phone comes with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, and is available via Amazon. Realme Oppo sub-brand Realme has released a Moonlight Silver version of its Realme 1 smartphone. The device is available via Amazon India and cos
Another big Amazon hardware sale is underway. Amazon is now discounting several of its devices, including Fire TV and Echo hardware. With this sale, you can get deals on the Echo Dot and Echo (2nd Gen). If [...]Another big Amazon hardware sale is und
It has been a big week for deals here at Android Police, and better still, a whole bunch of them are still going strong, as their savings continue to be available for shoppers looking to take advantage. Whether you're shopping for a new phone, some s
Instagram is a great way to share the latest snaps, but it a can be a slippery, dangerous slope. Here's how to lock down Instagram privacy.Instagram is a great app for those who love to explore their creativity by taking beautiful pictures, but what
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s arrival isn’t happening anytime soon yet but we know there will be one. The next-gen Note is being prepped for release since renders and leaks are being published more frequently. We have a feeling ther
For anyone with a VR180 camera, such as the one from Lenovo, Google has published VR180 Creator software for Mac and Linux machines. With it, editing your VR videos for uploading to supported services should be a total breeze. According to Google, th
The last thing you want to do is lose your phone. So, the first thing you should do is make sure it doesn't happen. Here's how to set up Find My Device.We have all been there: You pick up your nice new shiny Android device and jump straight into the
Samsung has been working for a long time to bring device to market that has a foldable display. Throughout the years we have spotted patent applications showing different ways a folding display could be used in a smartphone and rumors occasionally po
Is it a Galaxy S9 Plus Lite or something completely different? Either way, this new Samsung phone is rather intriguing. TENAA A new Samsung phone, seemingly inspired by the Galaxy S9 Plus, has surfaced in China. The phone packs a similarly large scre
OnePlus is now pushing out another update to its flagship OnePlus 6. OxygenOS 5.1.7 is now rolling out to the OnePlus 6 over the air. This update fixes a schedule setting issue with Do Not Disturb mode and also updates the bootloader [...]OnePlus is
Bad news if you have been waiting for a 512GB Galaxy Note 9 rumors suggest it's headed to China and Korea only. Samsung could release a 512GB version of the Galaxy Note 9. Current rumors conflict about where exactly it will be released, although Kore
If you had a Samsung device back when Android was still in its Marshmallow phase, then you are probably familiar with the Good Lock app which they introduced during that period. It allowed users to customize their Samsung UI, especially on the lock s
In light of the recent sale for the Google Pixelbook (that ends today, so make sure to grab one while you can), I thought it might be helpful to roundup some of the better Android games that are compatible with Chrome OS and work well with t
Logic games have been around forever, and now have migrated to your smartphone too. Check out seven of the best Android logic games you can install now.Games that are based on riddles and puzzles have been around for centuries and are a way to keep t
Welcome back to our weeklyTop 10 Android App Updatescolumn, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week.We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being upd
We bet you didn't know that the OnePlus 6 comes with Dirac Power Sound and Dirac HD Sound audio optimization solutions? Well now you do.Dirac is a Swedish company that specializes in digital sound optimization solutions and has worked with quite a fe
On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we’re recapping one of the slowest weeks in Android history. That could mean a short show, but it’ll still include our HTC U12+ review, impressions of the Xperia XZ2, and the latest on the G
This may seem like an odd combination but Huawei has announced plans to make it possible to run Windows 10 on several of their Android-powered smartphones and mobile devices. The capability will be made available through a new Huawei Cloud PC service
The update brings Ambient Display, hide-the-notch button, and more to the OnePlus 6 and fans can flash it right now. OnePlus has launched the Android P Developer Preview beta 2 for the OnePlus 6. The update was spotted on Baidu by an XDA Forums membe
We haven’t been featuring Mayday but this special service by Amazon will soon be gone. Not the full service yet but the live video customer support for Kindle Fire tablets. We’re kind of confused about this move because the suppor
Depending on where you live, most houses could be built with central heating and thermostats in mind or not. Even in houses that have a fully ducted system, getting a small expansion done like a bigger garage, an additional room, or a guest house cou
The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are making their way into the hands of many. However, the battery life has been questionable from day one, and we are here to help provide different ways to make sure your battery lasts all day.The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus were
Google continues to work on improvements for one of its most popular services, Gmail, with the latest addition leveraging the power of technology to make notifications even smarter and more helpful. Google on Thursday officially announced what it say
After AT&T announced a new price hike for its subscribers on a grandfathered plan, T-Mobile is giving them a reason to switch.You might not have heard this, but last week AT&T announced a new $5-per-month price increase for users on
AT&T has completed its acquisition of Time Warner, following a US court’s approval earlier this week. AT&T now owns Warner Bros., HBO, and Turner, as well as DirecTV and their wireless and fiber networks. They own a lot of s
If you want to learn to code, the process can take a long time and cost a ton of money. The good news, though, is that it doesn’t have to be, and Code Avengers has a solution for you. Right now we’re offering a subscription to the
The phone packs 1GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, which is a similar setup to other Android Go phones. 91 Mobiles A Moto C2 filing has surfaced on the FCC’s website, giving us several specs in the process. The new handset has 1GB of RAM and 1
Pebble first came into existence back in 2012 when a startup started to combine a Bluetooth smart watch and an e-paper in a Kickstarter campaign. It then raised a million dollars from crowdfunding and so a product verification build and mass producti
Recently, ZTE's foldable Axon M made a bit of a wave by being released with not one, but two 5.2" 1080p displays. It was a bold move, but it obviously hasn't sold well. It looks like Samsung experimented with the same idea back in 2015-2016, ultimate
Use our exclusive coupon code to save on an already awesome deal with PureVPN. Nab two years of protected, secure web browsing on up to five devices!Picture this: Youre hanging out at your local coffee shop, using the free Wi-Fi. You come across some
Samsung is one of more prolific Chrome OS device makers, and today the company revealed its latest Chromebook hardware. The Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 is now official. It’s got a convertible design to let you use the screen more like a tabl
Verizon has unveiled the new Above Unlimited plan which offers 75GB of data before throttling and other perks. It costs $95/month for a single line.Verizon this week unveiled a new Above Unlimited plan which will become available starting Monday, Jun
We wrote up the launch of Mini Metro back in late 2016, and considering that was a while ago, I’ll let it slide if you don’t remember it. However, I’m here to let you know that the game is on sale at this time on Google
Running beta versions of software, even entire operating systems, always comes with some risks that something will get severely messed up. It is rare that problems rise above the level of annoyance, but when it does happen it can be quite maddening.
Managing your FFXIV inventory and market board is about to get a lot easier with the Final Fantasy XIV Companion App. Square Enix Square Enix is set to release the Final Fantasy XIV Companion App in late July. The app features chat, inventory managem
Samsung is working on a foldable smartphone. That we know for sure because we’ve heard several reports already since 2016 when we learned the South Korean tech giant would be releasing two smartphones with bendable screens and rollable disp
Update 1: 2018/06/16 8:22pm PDT AT&T has announced that the acquisition of Time Warner is now complete. Jeff Bewkes, former chairman and CEO of Time Warner, is staying as a senior adviser for the News of a proposed AT&T take
Considering just how popular note-taking apps are, we take a look at Google Keep and offer advice on how you can use it to your advantage.Other than Evernote, the other most popular note-taking application for Android devices is Google Keep. Part of
Welcome back toAndroid Gaming Weekly, our weeklyrecap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games were playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Check out our top picks and l
Samsung has unveiled a new Chromebook Plus V2 model. The second-gen laptop has a faster processor, improved keyboard and a additional camera.Last years Samsung Chromebook Plus was an excellent premium Chromebook with a dazzling screen, solid build an
Amazon is hosting a “deal of the day” on one of the best Bluetooth speakers in the game. The UE Boom 2, in select colors, has dropped to just $74.99. This speaker typically costs anywhere from $150 to $180, so we’re talk
Ring has announced a new set of home security devices, which they’re calling Ring Alarm. This security kit wants to tackle the home security market without breaking the bank and locking you into expensive monthly plans or contracts, and at
Samsung may have shut down development of this device, but rumors claim the company is still working on a foldable phone. A Chinese Twitter user posted what they claim are images of Samsung’s Project V, a cancelled attempt at a foldable sma
World Cup madness is officially at fever-pitch as one of the worlds biggest sporting events kicked off in Russia last June 14. For the next month, die-hard and casual fans will want to get as much information about their favorite teams and players, w
There are several big names in the home security camera industry, and NETGEAR is one of them. Its Arlo lineup has been around for many years, with the current Arlo Pro 2 having been released late last year. Amazon is currently offering a 6-pack (yes,