Why You Shouldn’t Install the Nexus 5 Android 5.1 Update Now


If you’ve been thinking about installing the Nexus 5 Android 5.1 Lollipop update on your device, you would be wise to hold off. In March, Google started rolling out a brand new version of Android 5.0 Lollipop dubbed Android 5.1 Lollipop. The update, which followed the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and Android 5.0.1 Lollipop updates, delivered […]

Android Wear Update Takes Aim at Apple Watch


With the Apple Watch release nearing and orders starting to ship, Google is feeling the pressure and this week announced some major changes and improvements to Android Wear as a whole, its software for wearable like a smartwatch, aimed at taking on the Apple Watch. Google’s blog post detailed tons of new changes to Android […]

Galaxy Note Edge Lollipop Release Details Confirmed


New Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Lollipop release details have been confirmed for users in the United States as one Galaxy Note Edge Android 5.0 Lollipop has finally inched closer to its release. Earlier this year, Samsung started rolling out its Galaxy Note Edge Lollipop update. The update, the first major update for Samsung’s curved version of […]

Original Moto X Android 5.1 Lollipop Update Arrives


Today we received some good news for those with the original Moto X from 2013, as at least one version of the phone is finally getting updated to Lollipop. The latest Moto X Android 5.1 Lollipop update emerged this week, although outside of the US, but this is a good sign that all carriers should […]

How to Change the Text Message App on the HTC One M9


Just like most Android smartphones made by someone other than Google, the HTC One M9 has its very own app for sending and receiving text messages. Rather than use Hangouts or Google’s stock Messenger app, HTC, Samsung and others create their own tailored around their own user interface guidelines. Here though, we’ll explain how to […]

5 Best Android Phones [April, 2015]

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With several new Android flagships now on shelves, those in the hunt for a new Android smartphone have some more options to choose from. With that in mind, we want to help narrow things down for those that need things narrowed down as we take a look at the device’s we think represent the best […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Rumors: 5 Things to Know in April

The Verizon Galaxy note 4 Android 5.0.1 update installation was smooth.

The Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, HTC One M9, and LG G4 are capturing consumer attention right now but rumors suggest that a new Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will be coming later this year. Samsung Galaxy Note 5 rumors continue to detail what we might see from Samsung in 2015 as the company battles current and […]

How to Change the HTC One M9 Keyboard


The HTC One M9 is an impressive phone with plenty to offer, but now that it’s in the hands of buyers we’re getting lots of questions regarding Android 5.0 Lollipop, the Sense 7 user interface, and how to do things like changing the keyboard. Thankfully with Android users have a lot of options, and below […]

Nexus Android 5.1.1 Update: 5 Things You Need to Know


After several weeks of silence, Google’s finally confirmed a brand new Android 5.1 Lollipop update in the form of Android 5.1.1 for Nexus devices. In early March, Google rolled out the red carpet for its Android 5.1 Lollipop update, a major bug fixer that delivered some feature tweaks in addition to solutions for lingering Android […]

Nexus Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Release: 10 Things to Expect


Today, Google confirmed an Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for Nexus devices with a release for its Nexus Player. Google’s Nexus Android 5.1.1 Lollipop release is now underway and we want to take a look at a few things we expect from Google and its brand new Lollipop update for its Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. Late last […]

LG G4 vs Galaxy S6: What We Know So Far


Last year the LG G3 wowed us with its sleek bezels and impressive 5.5-inch Quad HD display, but this year the company is promising to deliver a similar device that’s better in every way imaginable, the LG G4. And it will need to be if it wants to take on the completely redesigned and impressive […]

10 Things to Do Before the Nexus Android 5.1.1 Update


A Nexus Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is confirmed and an Android 5.1.1 release could take place at any time. With that in mind, we want to take a look at some things we think Nexus users should do ahead of Google’s latest Android 5.1.1 release. These tips are geared towards non-power users and those that are thinking about installing […]

New Note Edge & Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop Update Details

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A series of brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Lollipop and Galaxy Note Edge Lollipop release details have been confirmed as we push deeper into the month of April. Earlier this year, Samsung started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop to its Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge flagships. While the roll outs have been […]

HTC One M9 Update Rolling Out to Fix Major Bug


Just as promised, this week a big software update is rolling out to the brand new HTC One M9 flagship smartphone on T-Mobile and other carriers. It aims to squash some initial launch bugs in the software, as well as fixing a key problem many HTC One M9 owners have been dealing with. On March […]

Search for the Loch Ness Monster from Your Phone

Use Google Maps to search for the Loch Ness Monster from your phone.

Do you want to find the Loch Ness Monster? Most of us would love to explore the Loch Ness lake where Nessie allegedly lives, but it isn’t practical to travel to the Scottish Highlands and dedicate days to searching for the Loch Ness Monster. A new Google Maps tool lets you search for the Loch […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop Update: 5 Things to Know Now


As we push deeper into the month of April, we continue to see new Samsung Galaxy S4 Lollipop update details emerge for users in the United States and elsewhere. With those details in mind, we want to take a look at what Galaxy S4 users in the US and elsewhere need to know now about the […]

Speck CandyShell Grip Galaxy S6 Edge Case Review

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The Speck CandyShell Grip Galaxy S6 Edge case is a well-designed case that is easy to hang on to and that complements the curved edges of the Galaxy S6 Edge. Samsung’s new flagship delivers curved edges on both sides of the phone that can show notifications when the phone is placed face down on a table […]

How to Reset a Frozen Galaxy S6

Here are 7 Galaxy S6 Edge settings you should change.

Some of the biggest changes to the all-new completely redesigned Samsung Galaxy S6 aside from the aluminum edges and all glass design, are the lack of a removable battery and expandable storage with a micro-SD card slot. If your Samsung Galaxy S6 is frozen or unresponsive and acting funny, you can’t just pull the battery […]

How to Send A Text in Hangouts


Last year a lot of changes occurred and new featured were added to Google Hangouts. Google’s own chat service similar to WhatsApp and many others. Google Voice was integrated so you can make phone calls, and they even added the option to use Google Hangouts as your default text message app on Android smartphones. Unless […]

Top 7 Galaxy S6 Edge Settings to Change

Use Edge Notifications for easy access to your contacts.

Here are the Galaxy S6 Edge settings to change to get the most out of your new Galaxy S6 Edge without buying any accessories or apps. Samsung improved the Galaxy S6 Edge settings menu from earlier devices, but it is still a confusing collection of settings if you want to use the curved edges of […]