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Nokia 7 Plus hands-on review

HMD Global is on a roll. The Nokia 7 Plus doesn’t hold any punches, offering superb value for a beautiful design, great build quality, a promise of fast Android updates, and a reliable camera.The post Nokia 7 Plus hands-on review appeared first on Digital Trends.

You need to know how Android Oreo Go Edition is different from Android One

Android Oreo Go Edition is a new version of Google's Android mobile operating system, but what is it, and where does it fit alongside Android One? We talked to Google at Mobile World Congress to find out.The post You need to know how Android Oreo Go Edition is different from Android One appeared first on Digital Trends.

Nokia 6 (2018) hands-on review

The Nokia 6 was perfectly acceptable, if unremarkable. So, when we learned HMD was updating the Nokia 6 for 2018, we weren’t overly excited. Once we had a chance to try it out however, we quickly changed our tune.The post Nokia 6 (2018) hands-on review appeared first on Digital Trends.

Nokia 8 Sirocco Hands-on Review

If you don’t remember the word Sirocco, it’s what Nokia used to designate special edition phones back in the day. With a stainless steel frame sandwiched in glass, the Nokia 8 Sirocco certainly fits the bill. Here’s our hands-on review.The post Nokia 8 Sirocco Hands-on Review appeared first on Digital Trends.

HMD’s Nokia 8 Sirocco is another breath of fresh air that runs Android One

Take a step back and admire the most beautiful Nokia smartphone we've seen in a while. It's the Nokia 8 Sirocco, and it's the highest spec device announced by the company at Mobile World Congress 2018.The post HMD’s Nokia 8 Sirocco is another breath of fresh air that runs Android One appeared first on Digital Trends.

Big-screen Nokia 7 Plus leaked with Android One software and Zeiss camera

The Nokia 7 Plus is another of Nokia's phones rumored to arrive at Mobile World Congress, and it may come with a key difference: Android One installed. Here's everything you need to know about the phone.The post Big-screen Nokia 7 Plus leaked with Android One software and Zeiss camera appeared first on Digital Trends.

What is Android? All your questions about the operating system answered

Despite being on more than 2 billion phones, it's still possible to be unsure about parts of Android. What is stock Android, what's Oreo, and should you know about Android Go? We've got your answers.The post What is Android? All your questions about the operating system answered appeared first on Digital Trends.

Sharp’s new iPhone 5c copy is called the Android One S3, runs stock Android

Sharp has unveiled its latest phone, and it's called the Android One S3. Perhaps the most interesting thing about the device is its design -- which is very similar to the iPhone 5c.The post Sharp’s new iPhone 5c copy is called the Android One S3, runs stock Android appeared first on Digital Trends.

Xiaomi Mi A1 review

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is the first phone from the manufacturer to use Android One, the Google operating system designed for internationally available mid-range phones. It has made the Xiaomi phone truly desirable, and in our Xiaomi Mi A1 review, we explain why.The post Xiaomi Mi A1 review appeared first on Digital Trends.

Snap the best picture you can by mastering the Xiaomi Mi A1’s camera

Is the Xiaomi Mi A1 in your pocket? Take it out, and start taking pictures, as it has a great camera on the back. Here is our guide to getting the best from the camera app, and its portrait mode.The post Snap the best picture you can by mastering the Xiaomi Mi A1’s camera appeared first on Digital Trends.

HTC U11 Life (Android One) review

Made by the same company that built the Pixel 2, the HTC U11 Life Android One offers very similar software

Xiaomi Mi A1 review: the perfect budget phone?

The mid-range Xiaomi Mi A1 is pitched as a product that‘s ‘created by Xiaomi and powered by Google.’ Here's our

Android One Motorola Moto X4 review

In the market for a stock Android smartphone that's sexy, semi-formidable, and feature-rich but don't want to drop Pixel money? Consider the Android One Moto X4.

Moto X4 Android One review

The Motorola Moto X4 comes in two models. There’s the Moto X4 Android One available on Google’s Project Fi wireless service, or the regular Moto X4 from Motorola. We took one for a spin to see if the water-resistant Moto X4 is worth the $400 price tag.The post Moto X4 Android One review appeared first on Digital Trends.

Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices are getting native video calling

Google is rolling out integrated video calling for Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices starting in October. It's powered by Duo, the search giant's video calling app for iOS and Android.The post Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices are getting native video calling appeared first on Digital Trends.

An Android One version of Motorola’s Moto X4 is coming to Google’s Project Fi

Google has launched an Android One version of the Motorola Moto X4, which is now available for pre-order on Google's wireless service, Project Fi. Android One phones enjoy perks like stock Android and quicker updates.The post An Android One version of Motorola’s Moto X4 is coming to Google’s Project Fi appeared first on Digital Trends.

Xiaomi Mi A1 first impressions: How’s stock Android on a Xiaomi phone?

The pitch for the new Mi A1 by Xiaomi is that the phone is ‘created by Xiaomi, powered by Google’.

Goodbye MIUI, Xiaomi’s Mi A1 is an Android One phone with Google Play

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is the company's first smartphone to run Android One, Google's operating system designed for affordable devices sold in growing markets around the world. Xiaomi traditionally uses its own MIUI user interface over Android.The post Goodbye MIUI, Xiaomi’s Mi A1 is an Android One phone with Google Play appeared first on Digital Trends.

Xiaomi may make a phone to give Android One some much needed tech cool

Xiaomi is rumored to be making an Android One smartphone based in the Mi 5X. Android One is Google's software aimed at bringing quality low-cost smartphones to fast-growing markets, which is where Xiaomi thrives.The post Xiaomi may make a phone to give Android One some much needed tech cool appeared first on Digital Trends.

Android One is back with General Mobile’s GM 6: Our first take

If you thought Android One was next on Google's killswitch, think again. General Mobile just announced the GM 6, an Android One smartphone made in partnership with Google, and it underscores the need for the program to exist.The post Android One is back with General Mobile’s GM 6: Our first take appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google Accessibility expands with apps for cognitively impaired

Google Accessibility enables people with disabilities to get the most out of their smartphone via free apps. The tech giant now offers three new apps that can help the elderly or other people with cognitive impairments better use their phones with less effort.Google Accessibility – 3 new apps added to the mixGoogle Accessibility, as the name implies, targets enabling its audiences with different handicaps. In their latest blog post, Google talks about their efforts to further help people with cognitive issues by making their routine more streamlined and accessible.Action Blocks Action Blocks is the latest app on the Google Play Store. You can create customized spaces on the screen that on a single tap carry out an action for you. All of this from your home screen.You can create a dedicated block to dial a loved one without accessing the dialer app, or adjust the lighting in the room to a specific setting, all from the Action Blocks app.Live Transcribe The Live Transcribe app has been improved to add more languages to its list which include Albanian, Burmese, Estonian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Punjabi, and Uzbek. In addition, it also brings brand new features targeted to a new audience.Your phone will vibrate when someone nearby says your name.You can now add custom names or terms for different objects or places that might not be in the dictionary.A revised search bar lets you search through past conversations more easily. To enable it, turn on ‘Saving Transcriptions’ in Settings. When enabled, transcriptions will be saved on your device for three days in local storage.Sound AmplifierThe Sound Amplifier app now enables people who are hard of hearing to experience their favorite content with minimal disturbance. Users can now connect their Bluetooth headphones and place their phone near the source of the sound e.g. a television, to get the audio transmitted to their headphones without taking up the volume.The app also works for boosting the volume and clearing up the audio of apps on the phone. Whether you’re listening to music or watching a video on YouTube.With all of these additions, Google’s commitment to accessibility is indeed a commendable effort. Especially with many elders staying indoors due to the Corona Virus, these new features are a welcome addition.

Just $36.99, the ChronoWatch has full color display and 16 functions

Summer is quickly approaching, the stay-at-home restrictions are slowly lifting, and things are looking better. Now’s the time when you leave those lazy days behind and start exercising and getting more active.Now’s the time to pick up a new smart watch. Why? For starters, they’ll help keep track of things and hold you accountable. Not only that, but it can help cut your phone time down, too.Buying a new smart watch doesn’t have to cost all that much money. Take the ChronoWatch, for instance. Priced just $36.99, it offers up a full 1.4-inch color touch display, waterproof coating, and support for 16 different functions.Track sleep, steps, calories, blood pressure, distance, heart rate, and more with this affordable smart watch. Indeed, the ChronoWatch also provides glanceable weather, alarms, music controls, and notifications to popular apps.On top of all of this, it pairs via Bluetooth to both Android and iOS phones and offers up a seven day battery.ChronoWatchTrack your daily activity, including steps, calories burned, mileage & heart rateMonitor your blood pressure & blood oxygen levelsWear it anywhere, anytime thanks to its sweat & waterproof designControl phone calls & musicGet alerts for SMS, Facebook & moreView the time, date & week on the sleek 1.4-inch screen displayBuy Yours Today!Stop over to the AndroidGuys Deals Store today and order your ChronoWatch for just $36.99, a savings of some 81% off original retail price.For a limited time (until May 26), you can save an additional 20% on the ChronoWatch, getting it for a mere $29.60 after it’s all done. Simply use coupon code SUMMERSAVE20 at checkout. You’re welcome.

Realme X50 Pro Play brings Snapdragon 865, 90Hz, and more for $400

Realme on Monday announced its X50 Pro Play on Chinese social media site Weibo. The phone brings a lot of flagship-tier specs and features but for a low price of $400. The only catch here is that it’s currently exclusive to China, with plans to expand in Europe to follow.Realme X50 Pro Play – Irresistible hardware and priceThe Realme X50 Pro Play has just been announced, and to say it is loaded with a world of features would not do it justice. Even though the phone is a less-expensive option to the Realme X50 Pro, it brings a lot to the table, while keeping the price very affordable.In a market where a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 starts at above $600, Realme has proven yet again that competition in the market is indeed healthy.Here are the specs of the phone:CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8656.44″ fullHD+ (2400 x 1080) Super AMOLED display, w/ 90Hz refresh rateAndroid 10 powered by the Realme UI6GB, 8GB, and 12GB RAM options4200mAh battery (65W SuperDart fast wired charging)Back cameras: 48-MP main camera, 8-MP ultrawide, 2-MP macro, 2-MP depth.Front camera: 16-MP main camera, 2-MP depthPhone color options: Black and SilverPricing6GB RAM + 128GB ROM = $3808GB RAM + 128GB ROM= $42012GB RAM + 128GB ROM = $460The inclusion of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 means that the phone has 5G capabilities, which makes it yet another great phone for the emerging 5G market that’s garnering across the world.In the past, Realme has shown itself to be a contender for releasing strong hardware at attractive prices. The Realme X50 Pro Play does have a lot going for it, and the only real problem with this phone would be its availability.A good majority of the hardware is found in flagship-tier phones, but competing brands like Redmi and Realme deliver premium hardware in a mid-tier price range. In the end, the only problem that comes is availability.The phone is set to launch in China first on June 1st. Soon after, Realme will expand the phone to Europe and other regions.What are your thoughts on the Realme X50 Pro Play? Let us know in the comments section below!

Use this coupon to save an extra 20% on this beginner quadcopter you control with a thumb

What seemed like a technology reserved for a select few people just a few years ago has evolved into an entire ecosystem of cool products and use cases. We’re talking, of course, about drones and quadcopters.Drones are now routinely used for videography, delivery, mapping, and even racing. Then there are also people who like to have them just for fun and to fly about the house or back yard.If you want to get into the growing world of drones but don’t know where to start, consider picking up the popular SHIFT RED. When other drones and quadcopters come with wonky and hard-to-master controls, this one is super simple.The SHIFT RED is employs a one-hand control system and leverages Near-Field Micro-Sensing technology to make flying as simple as moving your thumb.There are also eight different auto-pilot modes, HD video recording, and other fun features that help make the SHIFT RED so popular.Typically retailing for $299, you can save over 30% and get the SHIFT RED: Drone Package for just $199.95 in the AndroidGuys Deals Store.Save an extra 20% for a limited time!Use the promo code SUMMERSAVE20 at checkout and we’ll knock an extra 20% off the price of the SHIFT RED. That drops the price all the way down to just $159.96. This coupon will only last until May 26 so act fast!Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.