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Alcatel reveals the world's first Android Go phone

Alcatel reveals the world's first Android Go phone

Just two days ago, we learned that the first devices running Google's new 'Android Go' platform would be announced next week at Mobile World Congress. Now it appears Alcatel has jumped the gun a bit,
[Update x2: Leaked photo] LG reportedly working on updated V30 with more storage and AI-powered 'LG Lens'

[Update x2: Leaked photo] LG reportedly working on updated V30 with more storage and AI-powered 'LG Lens'

Update 1: 2018/02/15 6:53pm PST Looks like this was probably accurate. Not all the details have been confirmed, but so far LG has announced some of the particulars surrounding its upcoming Vision and
Dropbox looking to raise $500 million as company files for IPO

Dropbox looking to raise $500 million as company files for IPO

For over a decade, Dropbox has been a staple of the cloud storage industry, despite hard competition from larger players like Google and Microsoft. All that time, the company has remained private, but
Here are 39 temporarily free and 45 on-sale apps for your Saturday

Here are 39 temporarily free and 45 on-sale apps for your Saturday

Happy Saturday, everyone. Despite this feeling quite odd, I decided that it was best that I get out one more round of app sales to you all, seeing as I was out of the office yesterday. So enjoy the
21 new and notable Android Wear watch faces from the last 3 months (11/11/17 - 2/22/18)

21 new and notable Android Wear watch faces from the last 3 months (11/11/17 - 2/22/18)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android Wear faces that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous 3 months or so. Please wait for this page to load in full in order to
SwiftKey Beta update includes ‘Toolbar’ for quick access to features, customizable stickers

SwiftKey Beta update includes ‘Toolbar’ for quick access to features, customizable stickers

The latest SwiftKey Beta fixed an annoying bug that made typing in comment forms like Disqus in Chrome a headache. Well, it turns out that the update brought a few new features, including an
[Deal Alert] The DJI Spark with remote controller is $349 at B&H

[Deal Alert] The DJI Spark with remote controller is $349 at B&H

When Jeff reviewed in super amazing detail the DJI Spark drone, he loved nearly everything about it from its portability to its build quality and resulting images, but two of his main concerns were
[Update: More images] Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leaked with new design and 18:9 screens

[Update: More images] Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leaked with new design and 18:9 screens

Update 1: 2018/02/24 9:16am PST More images of the XZ2 and XZ2 Compact have been posted by Evan Blass (@evleaks) on Twitter. First, here's a front-facing view of the above black XZ2: For better or
[Classic] Weekend Poll: Do you use a custom launcher on your phone?

[Classic] Weekend Poll: Do you use a custom launcher on your phone?

Probably the single most appreciated aspect of Android is its capacity for extensive customization, and many first dip their toes into those tailor-made waters with a custom launcher. It's been six
[Update: Official response] Google investigating battery drain bug on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

[Update: Official response] Google investigating battery drain bug on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Update 1: 2018/02/24 8:59am PST A Google spokesperson has provided us with the following statement: "Our analysis does not show any evidence of a significant issue with battery-life following the
[Deal Alert] Jaybird Freedom 2 down to $82.95 on Amazon

[Deal Alert] Jaybird Freedom 2 down to $82.95 on Amazon

Look, I checked the Amazon rating on these Jaybird Freedom 2 earphones and I know they don't seem to be the best in their category. But many of the reviews and opinions are based on their original
Speedtest v4.0 rolls out with brand new app design

Speedtest v4.0 rolls out with brand new app design

Speedtest is the app we turn to when we either want to brag about our awesome new fiber super-mega-ultra fast connection or we want to make sure our connection is being really crappy and not our
Netflix unveils refreshed UI with bottom navigation bar in latest update [APK Download]

Netflix unveils refreshed UI with bottom navigation bar in latest update [APK Download]

Back in December, Netflix was running what appeared to be a server-side test of a refreshed UI featuring a bottom navigation bar. Now it seems Netflix is rolling out the new interface to some of its
Product Hunt'ers get 2 new apps to browse their favorite site and catch up on tech stories

Product Hunt'ers get 2 new apps to browse their favorite site and catch up on tech stories

Product Hunt is one of the sites I always hear about and come across but never dared visit more than a few seconds each time because I knew I would get sucked in eternally. I love new products, be it
[Update: Now available for $900] Alpine announces Android Auto head unit with a 'floating' 9-inch display

[Update: Now available for $900] Alpine announces Android Auto head unit with a 'floating' 9-inch display

Update 1: 2018/02/24 6:45am PST The Alpine iLX-F309 is now shipping and available for $900, a relatively lower price than its announced $1,100 MSRP. You can get it from these retailers:Pacific
Google Drive File Stream update adds bandwidth limit settings, sync pause, and more

Google Drive File Stream update adds bandwidth limit settings, sync pause, and more

The Google Drive desktop client isn't very great (at least on Windows), and if you want to access a file, it has to be stored on your computer at all times. Google announced a new client called 'Drive
ASUS just released a Chromebook Flip C302 with a Core m7 and 16GB of RAM, but you shouldn't buy it

ASUS just released a Chromebook Flip C302 with a Core m7 and 16GB of RAM, but you shouldn't buy it

ASUS has made some of the best all-around Chromebooks over the years. Just over a year ago, the company released the Chromebook Flip C302CA, a $499 model competing with the Samsung Chromebook
Pull-to-refresh is now working on Chrome OS

Pull-to-refresh is now working on Chrome OS

It's easy to take a gesture as intuitive as pull-to-refresh for granted. That simple downward pull to reload content really only came into being once smartphones started becoming a thing: it was only
Google actively investigating battery drain bug in February OTA update on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google actively investigating battery drain bug in February OTA update on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Over the past few weeks, many owners of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have reported battery drain problems. The February security update appears to be the likely culprit, but since so many Android
Giveaway: Win one of 3 brand new AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Actives [US]

Giveaway: Win one of 3 brand new AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Actives [US]

AT&T and Android Police have partnered up to give three of our readers a brand new Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, which is a $849 value. The Active series has been a fixture for some time now for