Android Wear Update Takes Aim at Apple Watch

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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 […]

Nexus Android 5.1.1 Update: 5 Things You Need to Know

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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

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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 […]

10 Things to Do Before the Nexus Android 5.1.1 Update

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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 […]

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 […]

How to Send A Text in Hangouts

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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 […]

How to Disable Galaxy S6 Automatic App Updates

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When you buy your brand new Samsung Galaxy S6 and get things all set up, you’re probably going to get a notification that there are tons of apps that need updated out of the box. Our own unit had 45 app updates available. Once you get everything set up it’s a good idea to update […]

Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Release Imminent

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A new Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update has been confirmed this week by Google themselves, and a release date is likely imminent with the software running on both the Nexus 9 tablet, and the older Nexus 7. In March Google announced Android 5.1 Lollipop, aimed at fixing many initial Lollipop bugs from the launch, and now […]

How to Find a Stolen or Lost Android Phone [2015]

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When it comes to protecting your smartphone from loss or theft there’s plenty of apps in the Google Play Store, but like Apple’s Find My iPhone, Google has its own Android Device Manager. However, this weekend they rolled out a brand new option that makes finding or locating a lost Android smartphone easier than ever. […]

Nexus Android 5.1 Lollipop Update Breakdown (April)

Here is what you need to know about the Nexus 4 Android 5.0.1 update.

Just over a month ago, Google announced the Nexus Android 5.1 Lollipop update. In that month, we’ve seen the Android 5.1 Lollipop update roll out to a number of different Nexus smartphones and tablets including the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, and others. As we push deeper into April, Google’s Android 5.1 Lollipop update is finally starting […]

How to Install Android 5.1 Lollipop on the Nexus 4

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Back in March Google finally announced and released the highly anticipated Android 5.1 Lollipop update for most Nexus smartphones and tablets. However, the updates have been slow to arrive for most users, and hasn’t arrived at all for others. The Nexus 9 is still stuck on Android 5.0.1, and now this week the Nexus 4 […]

How to Undo a Sent Email in Gmail

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If  you accidentally sent an email prematurely before you were ready to send it, there’s a feature in Gmail that you can enable that allows you to undo a sent email within a given period of time. The feature gives you “a few seconds” to undo an email after you sent it, which can be […]

Nexus 7 Android 5.1 Update Release Continues

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The Nexus Android 5.1 Lollipop update is finally starting to make some moves and today, the Nexus 7 Android 5.1 Lollipop update that’s begun to roll out for another one of Google’s variants. Just not the one that most people were expecting. In March, Google rolled out the red carpet for its Nexus Android 5.1 Lollipop […]

Android 5.1 Problems: 7 Things Nexus Users Should Know Now

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Google’s Android 5.1 Lollipop update continues to roll out bringing a collection of feature tweaks and bug fixes to Nexus users. And as the roll out picks up speed, we continue to hear about Nexus Android 5.1 problems. With that in mind, we take an updated look at Android 5.1 Lollipop problems, fixes for those problems […]

LG G2 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Problems & Fixes

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Over the past few months LG and its partnering carriers have been busy pushing the LG G2 Android 5.0 Lollipop update out to owners around the globe. And while most of the feedback has been positive, the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is also causing problems for many. The LG G2 in the US received Android […]

Moto 360 Deal Arrives as Apple Watch Release Nears

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This week another Moto 360 smartwatch deal or discount has arrived that is offering one of the best smartwatch options running Google’s Android Wear software for a low price. Over the past few weeks all the news has been about the upcoming Apple Watch, and this deal could be a result of exactly that, the […]

5 Things to Know About the Nexus 4 Android 5.1 Update

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Google’s Android 5.1 Lollipop update is missing for a number of Nexus devices though it looks like we can finally take the Nexus 4 Android 5.1 update off of the list. With an OTA in sight, we take a look at what users need to know, right now, about the Nexus 4 Android 5.1 Lollipop update. […]

Nexus 5 Android 5.1 Update: Is It Worth Installing Right Now?

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We’ve been using the Nexus 5 Android 5.1 Lollipop update for a number of weeks. And now that the update is rolling out in full force, Nexus 5 users are faced with a decision about whether to install Google’s latest firmware. With some experience under our belts, we want to help with your decision. This is […]

Nexus 6 Android 5.1 Review

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Google’s Nexus 6 Android 5.1 Lollipop update has been rolling out slowly for several weeks and we’re finally starting to see Google make a big push with the roll out. We’ve shared how to install the latest software, gave it an initial look and tested performance, and now we’re sharing additional details in our Nexus 6 Android […]

HTC One M9 vs Nexus 5: Worth the Upgrade?

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Now that the all new HTC One M9 and readily available from most US carriers starting today, buyers are starting to weight their options and decide if it’s worth buying, or keeping their current device for another year. Those looking to buy a new smartphone may be considering lots of options, and here we’ll compare […]