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The Cat S61 is a rugged Android phone with a $999 price tag

The Cat S61 is a rugged Android phone with a $999 price tag

Phones are getting more expensive, but luckily there are plenty of options out there if you don’t feel like forking over a grand to get a new daily driver. If you don’t mind spending a lot of cash,
The first Android Oreo (Go edition) devices will be introduced next week

The first Android Oreo (Go edition) devices will be introduced next week

Back in December of last year, Google officially took the wraps off what it called Android Oreo (Go edition), which is designed for devices with a minimal amount of RAM and built-in storage. At the
Android users can now receive multimedia texts from some businesses

Android users can now receive multimedia texts from some businesses

Google has been working on adopting Rich Communication Services (RCS) for quite some time now, rolling out the feature in Android Messages and getting initial support from the likes of Sprint. Now a
LG’s 2018 edition K8 and K10 announced ahead of MWC

LG’s 2018 edition K8 and K10 announced ahead of MWC

This year’s Mobile World Congress is just around the corner, and while rumor has it that LG is going to announce a high-end V30s during the show, the company is unveiling two other new handsets a
Samsung resumes Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung resumes Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+

Earlier this month, Samsung began rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in Germany. However, less than a week later Samsung pulled the update [...]
Top 10 New Android Games This Week:	Maguss, Cubor

Top 10 New Android Games This Week: Maguss, Cubor

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can
Huawei P20 prototype leaks out with pair of rear cameras and ‘virtual volume key’

Huawei P20 prototype leaks out with pair of rear cameras and ‘virtual volume key’

For smartphone manufacturers, there was an easy trend to attach to throughout last year and leading into 2018: devices with minimized bezels. Huawei is no stranger to that initiative, and it looks
Essential Phone owners can now join the Oreo beta with OTA update

Essential Phone owners can now join the Oreo beta with OTA update

Earlier this month, Essential officially started rolling out the Android 8.1 Oreo beta. The ability to try out the pre-release software meant downloading and installing the software via sideloading.
BLU Vivo X features 6-inch 18:9 display and four cameras, and it’s now available

BLU Vivo X features 6-inch 18:9 display and four cameras, and it’s now available

BLU today introduced the Vivo X, its newest flagship Android smartphone. The BLU Vivo X features a 6-inch 1440×720 display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Above that display is a dual front-facing camera
Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the attention they deserve. We’ve shown in the past that
Google launches Android Enterprise Recommended program

Google launches Android Enterprise Recommended program

The enterprise market is one area where choice, either in hardware or software, doesn’t always mix, as IT professionals need to keep track of a wide range of devices. Making that easier appears to be
Nest’s indoor Cam IQ security camera now features Google Assistant

Nest’s indoor Cam IQ security camera now features Google Assistant

Last September, Nest officially announced that it was planning on updating its Cam IQ indoor security camera to add Google Assistant. While Nest technically missed its self-imposed deadline to launch

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AT&T reveals its first three mobile 5G cities

AT&T reveals its first three mobile 5G cities

Mobile 5G is coming this year, and now we know the first cities that’ll get it. AT&T says that parts of Dallas, Texas; Waco, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia will be among the first to get its mobile

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Swype keyboard officially no longer supported

Swype keyboard officially no longer supported

Swype keyboard was a huge influence on the Android keyboard world. For many of us, it brought the swiping gesture to our attention and became a big part of our daily lives. Many keyboards tried to
Samsung Pay halves the rewards points you can earn

Samsung Pay halves the rewards points you can earn

Samsung Pay is Samsung’s answer to Android Pay, which has now been renamed to Google Pay. Not only does it offer magnetic strip payments (which make it compatible with regular payment terminals rather
AT&T Sponsored Data extends to prepaid customers

AT&T Sponsored Data extends to prepaid customers

AT&T rolled out its “Sponsored Data” program not too long ago, and at first it was only available for its postpaid customers. Business customers were eventually brought into the mix, too, and now
Archos Citee Connect is an Android-powered scooter with a 5-inch display

Archos Citee Connect is an Android-powered scooter with a 5-inch display

Many phones out there are still waiting for their update to Android 8.0 Oreo, but one company can safely say that their Android-powered scooter has it. Archos, a company based out of France, has just
Google Pay is now available for Android

Google Pay is now available for Android

Back in January, Google announced that it was shaking things up in the mobile payment space, effectively combining Android Pay and Google Wallet into one service. That new service is called Google Pay