Archive for June, 2017

Disable system apps on the Samsung Galaxy S8 without root using these apps

Up until very recently the only way to disable system apps that come bundled as bloatware with Android devices was using a method that required root access. This is especially relevant on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ that come with some apps that are less than desirable. Rooting Samsung devices is still possible and a […]


How to SIM unlock the Huawei P9

Phones can be a funny thing. They’ve become an integral part of our lives, but sometimes we still can’t use them exactly how we want. If you have a Huawei P9 that you purchased through a carrier on a contract or with a payment plan, you might be tied to that carrier until your contract […]

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Three months with the LG G6 (full review)

Second best. Also ran. Little brother. Lesser than. If you’re looking at the mobile landscape today, this might be what you think of the LG G6. Message boards everywhere are filled with potential customers asking “why would I buy an LG G6 when the Samsung Galaxy S8 seems superior?” While that’s a valid question when […]

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New TouchWiz update could fix the Galaxy S8 lag

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are some of the fastest devices on the market but even these suffer from the occasional bit of lag. Most would put it down to Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface that the company apply over stock Android, and you wouldn’t be wrong. It seems that Samsung have identified an issue […]

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1TB lifetime Zoolz cloud storage for $30 (Deal of the Day)

Here’s a question for you: what do you do with all of your downloaded music, pictures, documents, and other media? Chances are good you are backing some of that up either automatically or manually. And, if you’re like a lot of Android users, you’re probably tapping into Google Drive for help. What happens, though, when […]

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An affordable Project Fi-compatible phone is coming later this year

Google’s experimental wireless service, Project Fi hasn’t been around for long, so naturally it comes with its fair share of limitations. Perhaps the most important one is that Google offers only a handful of Project Fi-compatible devices including the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6. But what about folks who can’t […]

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Sony might launch its own 18:9 ratio flagship at IFA 2017

Sony already unveiled one flagship this year – the 4K display Xperia XZ Premium, but if recent rumors are to be believed the Japanese company is prepping another one. Word surfaced on Weibo that Sony is gearing up to introduce an 18:9 aspect ratio premium phone at IFA 2017 in Berlin which is scheduled to […]

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Google Home can finally act as a Bluetooth speaker

Announced back at the Google I/O 2017, Bluetooth streaming for the Google Home speaker is now rolling out to users of the device. Google hasn’t made an official announcement, but Android Police spotted the new feature lodged within the Home app’s device setting. The option becomes available with the new system firmware version 90387. Previously […]

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Samsung’s new Walk Mode app aims to keep safe while you text and walk

Our growing smartphone addiction has prompted authorities in the Chinese city of Chongqing to designate a 100ft “cell phone lane” for people who use their phones while walking. While other cities are yet to adopt a similar measure, Samsung has come up with a solution which aims to keep distracted mobile users from bumping into […]

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Amazon announces Prime Day 2017 deals and discounts are coming on July 11

If you’re a fan of shopping on Amazon, you’re probably familiar with Prime Day. The event, which debuted back in 2015, was launched to treat customers to numerous deals and discounts. And this year it won’t be any different, as Amazon’s Prime Day will be making a comeback on July 11. The event is set […]

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