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BLU Vivo XL3 launches with Android 8.0 Oreo, metallic finish and $189.99 price

BLU just unveiled a new phone this week in the form of the Vivo XL3. A mid-range device, the new smartphone boasts a premium design and includes a modern 18:9 display.

How to get Android 8.0 AOSP on the Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 is the first Samsung device to launch running Android 8.0 but the software comes with the Samsung Experience bolted on top....

PUBG Mobile (finally!) hits the Play Store in the US

PUBG Mobile (from TenCent games) is finally available on Android! It may be region locked at the moment, but roll-out is expected to be quick. Download today!

Smartphone Displays – What’s the Difference?

AMOLED, IPS, TFT, SLCD, Super AMOLED...with all these acronyms and subtypes of Displays, it's hard to keep them all straight. This guide will help you understand the strengths and weaknesses of each to better your understanding.

Instagram begins testing new portrait mode feature for Stories

Instagram portrait mode is finally coming! At least that's what many observant Android developers suspected after a new "portrait shutter icon" file was recently spotted in the app's code. Instagram confirmed this week that they are currently testing a new camera format called "Focus".

Sprint is offering a “Lease One, Get One” deal on the Galaxy S9

Sprint's deal is great for those looking for two devices with decent monthly payments and no trade-in. However you need two line of service to qualify.

Entry-level LG Zone 4 now available at Verizon for $115

On the market for an affordable phone? The LG Zone 4 just went on sale at Verizon prepaid for only $115. Check to see what it brings to the table.

Major SwiftKey update brings new toolbar, stickers and more

SwiftKey is an app that has risen to popularity by offering users an alternative to their native Android (or iOS) keyboard, designed to make...

Alcatel is the second company to launch an Android Go phone in the US

Alcatel announced the availability of its fist Android Go phone for the US market. Alongside the 1X, the company will also launch the 3V.
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Is your smartwatch getting the Wear OS update? Check here to find out

Google just re-branded its wearable OS, Android Wear into Wear OS. At the same time, the company also released a list of smartwatches which will get the Wear OS update.

My Tamagotchi Forever brings your favorite classic virtual pets to Android

Developer Bandai Namco in partnership with Paladin Studios just launched the My Tamagotchi Forever app for Android and iOS.
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Fortnite Battle Royale is coming to Android! (and bringing cross-platform play with it)

Though it didn't announce a specific timetable for release, Epic's Fortnite Twitter account confirmed that its wildly popular PUBG-style Battle Royale game would be...

Google smartly rebrands Android Wear to Wear OS

Google today announced that it will no longer refer to its wearable platform as Android Wear. Rebranded as Wear OS, it will pick up new features in the coming weeks and months.

LG’s first Google Assistant smart speakers are now up for pre-order in the US

LG wants you to forget all about the Google Home Max. The company has unveiled two Google Assistant-powered speakers including a premium one.

Google Camera’s Portrait Mode technology from the Pixel 2 goes open source

The Pixel 2 is arguably the best camera experience on Android with Google achieving with software what others require hardware to do. Looking ahead it hopes to make other phones just as capable.

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Customize your Android with one of these six highly flexible apps

Let's shake things up and customize your Android. A few minutes with these apps and you'll have a totally different interface or set of features.

Pixel 3 rumors: Everything we think we know about Google’s next...

We've gathered up all of the juicy Pixel 3 rumors we could find in one handy place. Here's what we should expect phone-wise from Google later this year.

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