These are the most viewed ads of 2016 on YouTube


It’s been a wild year full of laughing, shouting, crying, and every other emotion-induced action you can think of. Many of them are noticeable in advertisements. When they click with you, they likely click with millions of others worldwide. That’s why viewership on YouTube for ads is as strong as it is. People from every part of the world can find and watch the ads everyone is talking about.

A list compiled by YouTube shows us the most viewed advertisements of 2016.

Latest Galaxy S8 rumor: all screen, no more home button


Samsung’s iconic home button on their devices has been a point of contention for years. Some customers love it and won’t use anything else, while other Android purists hate the idea of physical buttons instead of Google’s vision of on-screen keys. 2017 might be the year that Samsung puts the physical home button on the chopping block, if the latest batch of rumors ends up being true.

Conversational Actions for Google Assistant are now live for third-party services


It doesn’t matter what kind of platform you’re talking about, pretty much any developer ecosystem is DOA without third-party support. Android needs developers on the Play Store to thrive, just as much as Microsoft needs developers making games for the Xbox brand to survive. The next platform for Android is in the form of Google Assistant, and just like all its competitors, Assistant will only succeed if other developers board the ship.

Best video editing apps


With so many fantastic cameras being released on Android devices, you can get some pretty great, smaller shots that look sleek and professional without having to own or lug around a larger camera if that’s not your thing. But you’re not only limited to some photos here or there, because your smartphone camera can take awesome video shots as well! That means you never have to miss another moment pulling out and starting up the camera.

When it comes to getting those video shots of your family, an event, or just something awesome, you can keep it efficient by utilizing some of the Android apps out there for video editing. While classic computer software isn’t bad, it’s expensive and can be a challenge to learn if you’re not yet familiar with it. With video editing apps on your phone or tablet, you’re free to efficiently edit a video or experiment to see if it’s something you enjoy doing without having to spend a whole lot up front. Quick and easy, here’s our top video editor app picks for Android.

Samsung debuts the 128GB Black Pearl Galaxy S7 Edge


After the Note 7 made an explosive exit from the market, Samsung has been bolstering its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge phones with more marketing and more color variants. We’ve seen both devices get post-launch support with a pink gold version and a slick Coral Blue that was originally exclusive to the Note 7, and now Samsung is dropping a glossy Black Pearl variant of the S7 Edge right before the holidays.

[TA Deals] Use True Key to store and protect all of your passwords


Stop putting your passwords in an risky place online or leaving them written on a piece of paper in a desk drawer. You’re just asking for someone to steal them. So let’s get your passwords stored and protected in a single place recommended by security professionals.

On Talk Android Deals, Intel Security’s True Key is being featured as the deal of the day.

[Video] Moto Z: The good and the bad


When you read reviews online from other people, you may not get both sides of a device. It’s because consumers generally share their experiences if they’re very good or very bad. There’s little chance you see someone talk about what they do and don’t like in a single review.

Nick Martin, the new Talk Android video editor, is setting out to show you the good and bad of the devices he picks up. First up is Lenovo’s Moto Z, a phone that launched a few months ago to mixed reaction. But Nick isn’t sticking with one side or the other. His latest video for us shows you where the phone thrives and where it falls short.