Google announced the Pixel to some praise and some criticism. It was a departure from the Nexus brand, offering a vessel for Google’s Android instead of pure Android that we were used to, but it was also the first time Google went all-in on designing the phone from top to bottom.
Welcome to the second week of the Talk Android Holiday Giveaway Series 2016!
This week we’re giving away three prize bundles that include a Moto G4 Play and accessories from MOS, Lumsing, Tronsmart, and TUDIA.
Besides launching the Pixel handsets, the Chromecast Ultra, and Google Home back in October, Google also announced its solution to network coverage in the home, simply called Google WiFi. Ahead of it becoming available to purchase, Google has quietly published a video on how to set up the Google WiFi router. Join us after the break to check it out. Read more
Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 is going to be packed with new technology, and according to The Investor, one of those pieces of technology will be a pressure-sensitive display.
Details after the break.
Here in the UK, we tend to lag behind the US when it comes to video or music streaming services being launched, but we’ve only had to wait a single month for Amazon’s Music Unlimited that launched in the States last month. The service has more than 40 million songs available to choose from costs £9.99 per month. If you are an Amazon Prime customer of own an Echo, though, you can subscribe at a discounted monthly fee. Join us after the break to find out more. Read more
Using a virtual private network (or VPN) has its benefits. The most important of them is being able to browse the web privately and securely. Don’t care about privacy or security? A VPN can still be useful to you if you’re traveling to a location that blocks access to select services.
On Talk Android Deal, we’re offering a lifetime subscription to PureVPN for hundreds of dollars less than its value.
Hit the break for details.
Sure, OnePlus’ software is among the best in the world because of its simple and clean presentation. A problem exists, though. Getting software updates out in a timely manner has been extremely difficult for the company. With every device, OnePlus just takes so long to go from testing to rolling out.
If you were thinking Android 7.0 Nougat on the OnePlus 3 would arrive next year, there’s new hope. OnePlus revealed that the latest version of Android will be live on its flagship sooner than we all thought. It’ll actually still be 2016 when Nougat is running on the phone.
Want to learn how to build Android applications, but have no idea where to start? Then you might want to check out the Comprehensive Android Development Bundle from our online store. In it, you’re going to learn everything from Android 4.4 KitKat to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Not only that, but you’ll learn some advanced techniques by taking on tougher projects as well as seeing what it’s like to develop and app from start to its product release.
You especially don’t want to miss out on this bundle. It’s currently 96% off its retail price, but on top of that, we’re running a one-day price drop, bringing its price down even further.
Live streaming on social media platforms is the latest bandwagon that everyone seems to be jumping on. The latest app that appears to be getting ready to roll out this feature for its users is Instagram. According to a report out of Russia, a user there who was testing a beta version of the Instagram app discovered a new button used to launch a live video stream. Now, the CEO of Instagram Kevin Systrom has confirmed the live video feature is on its way. Read more
Using a smartphone or tablet for multimedia streaming, such as video, is one of the most common ways to enjoy content. Yet with mobile carriers doing away with all or most “unlimited data” plans, the concern of going over your limit when not on WiFi can be very real. AT&T today announced a new service called Stream Saver that aims to help you enjoy video streaming while keeping your data usage low.
Join us after the break for the details.