Monthly Archives: October 2017

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Moto X4 will join the Amazon Prime Exclusive program for those who tolerate lock screen ads

Back in June 2016, Amazon started the Prime Exclusive program that offered Prime members select smartphones at a nice discount, but just being a paying member wasn’t enough. The phones came with Amazon’s ads and offers plastered all over the lock screen. For many users, the lock screen is just a speed bump to get […]

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Ensure internet privacy with VPN One Click: Lifetime Subscription for $29.99

We’re fans of internet privacy here at AndroidGuys, and we’ve covered a number of VPN software offers in the last few months: Windscribe, Kaspersky, PureVPN, ShadeYou VPN, and VPNTunnel, among others. We enjoy enabling our readership to have the best Web experience one could hope for. Virtual private networks (or VPNs for short) allow you to […]

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PinOut brings you back to your pinball glory daze (review)

I’m guessing that you have not played a game of pinball in a good long while. Let alone thought about pinball, for that matter. For a brief moment in your life, this quarter-played arcade staple was a daily calling….right up until more important things took over (cars, boys, girls, boys and girls, whatever). While you […]

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Google’s pop-up stores will sell Pixels and Google Homes this year

Google occasionally does pop-up locations in big cities to show off their products and give people a chance to test them out before buying them. The “stores” don’t really sell anything, but the hands-on experience is unique for Google since they don’t really have a physical retail presence in the US like Apple or Microsoft. […]

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Google integrates YouTube TV with Google Home devices

Google has already woven a tight relationship between Chromecast and Google Home, making it incredibly easy to cast your favorite shows and videos up onto your television with just your voice. Of course it worked with regular YouTube, but it also tied in services like Netflix. And today, they’re expanding that even further by adding […]

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Lenovo to add Play devices to Moto G series in 2018

According to the latest tip revealed by Evan Blass, Lenovo is planning to add Play branded devices back to their Moto G series during 2018. Currently, we expect Motorola to release both the Moto G6 and the Moto G6 Plus as part of the G series of devices. The Moto G6 Play will be a […]

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Google Calendar for web update launching with new look, features

Back in August word leaked out that Google, at long last, was working on an overhaul of the Google Calendar for the web interface on the desktop. Although details were slim, Google had started some testing and we could tell some of Google’s mobile Material Design concepts were heading to the desktop version of Calendar. […]

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An unannounced Google SoC for image processing is sleeping inside the Pixel 2

A custom eight-core Image Processing Unit (IPU) is sitting idle inside the new Google Pixel 2 phones, just waiting for Android 8.1 to wake it up. Google already claims that the Pixel 2 cameras are the best on any smartphone, so the fact that a Google-designed SoC will soon dedicate itself to image processing is […]

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TicHome Mini is a portable, splash proof Google Home Mini alternative

Back in May during its I/O, Google announced Mobvoi – the maker of the affordable Ticwatch 2 – will become the first Chinese company to produce a Google Assistant-powered smart speaker. The device, called TicHome Mini was officially announced in August and is now finally up for pre-order. So what does Mobvoi’s Google Home Mini […]