Did you know Android is based on the Java programming language? That’s why many developers say that learning Java is a good start for understanding how to build complex Android applications. If you’re wanting to become an Android developer, it goes without saying, Java is a big key to that.
Java is fairly easy to pick up if you stick with it and don’t stop when exercises or problems get hard. And we’ve got the perfect course for you over on Talk Android Deals for getting well on your way to knowing Java. The Java Essentials for Android course will teach you everything you need to get started and help you excel as an Android developer.
Smartwatches are a fickle thing. Wearables are in a strange place where people either don’t like them, are afraid to use them, or don’t see how a smartwatch adds any convenience to their lives. There are, of course, a select few that have found smartwatches immeasurably valuable, but it’s very rare to see someone actually using one on a daily basis.
That said, smartwatches are getting better and better as times goes on. Not only are they getting more useful as they slowly become independent from your smartphone, but they’re also getting a whole lot nicer looking, too. If you’ve been wanting to try out a smartwatch, but aren’t sure which one to get, we’ve got some of the best listed below!
Google has released the Android distribution numbers for July, and they actually aren’t a whole lot better than last months figures. Marshmallow was able to gain a bit more traction in the past month, but most certainly not by much.
A new report coming by way of research firm SuperData is saying that Pokémon Go, in the few days that it’s been available across mobile platforms, has already generated a whopping $14 million in revenue.
Starting today, you can pre-order the ZTE Axon 7 through a number of retailers. And the release date isn’t too far off.
Amazon’s Prime Day promotion may have finished, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t bargains to be had still. If you’re in the market for a new handset, you may want to take a look at the 5.5-inch Honor 5X (reviewed here) that is discounted from its normal price of £189 down to just £139 from Amazon. Read more
T-Mobile is kicking off a new promotion that starts tomorrow, July 13th, and it’s one of the carrier’s most aggressive pushes yet. Any customer that has the 6 GB or 10 GB plan will be able to walk out of a T-Mobile store with a free Galaxy smartphone, covering up to 12 people on one plan. Read more
Samsung has sent out invitations for their Unpacked 2016 event, which will be held on August 2nd. As you can see in the image that was sent out, we have a reference to the number 7, and we have what’s clearly an S-Pen. Sorry, Galaxy Note 6. You never had a chance. Read more
It seems that everyone, with the possible exception of our editor and Windows 10 Mobile users, are having a ball playing Nintendo’s Pokémon Go game. Besides phones and tablets, we may soon see Pokémon Go gain support for Google’s Cardboard, as alluded to in the game’s settings. Read more
One of the only flaws of micro USB cables is that they aren’t reversible like newer USB type C cables. Being able to plug your phone charger in without having to look at it is extremely convenient, which is why MicFlip worked on back-porting that reversible feature onto a normal micro USB cable. Read more