Category: News & Previews

Pixel owners on Oreo receiving September patch disguised as downgrade to Nougat 0

Pixel owners on Oreo receiving September patch disguised as downgrade to Nougat

Certain Pixel owners are being asked to downgrade their phone’s software. The Android 8.0 Oreo announcement came and went a few weeks ago, and the Pixel phones began recieving the over-the-air update. However, it...

How to clean Daydream View 0

How to clean Daydream View

Your Daydream View is probably easier to clean than you think! As you play with a headset and share it with your friends, it’s going to take some minor damage and accumulate dirt. To...

The long-lasting Moto Z Play is down to $250 as a refurb 0

The long-lasting Moto Z Play is down to $250 as a refurb

If you’re in the market for an Android phone and battery life is important to you, you won’t want to miss this deal. Woot is offering unlocked versions of Verizon’s Moto Z Play in...

Huawei Mate 10 lock screen video shows pretty colors, 2:1 aspect ratio 0

Huawei Mate 10 lock screen video shows pretty colors, 2:1 aspect ratio

Extra-tall Huawei flagship will focus on ‘smart colors’ on its lock screen. We’re still just over a month away from the official launch of the Huawei Mate 10, but the company is continuing to...

Software magic brings HDR support to the Pixel and Pixel XL 0

Software magic brings HDR support to the Pixel and Pixel XL

The first generation Pixel phones now include support for YouTube HDR. YouTube began supporting HDR playback in late 2016, but there were not compatible smartphones to play back the HDR content. Since that time,...

ASUS Zenfone 4 Max now available in Canada and the U.S. 0

ASUS Zenfone 4 Max now available in Canada and the U.S.

ASUS’s latest flagship is now available to purchase in Canada and the U.S. ASUS announced its Zenfone 4 range last month, and began releasing the devices in Asian markets. North American sales tend to...

Lumion is giving an Android Central reader a Galaxy Note 8! Enter here! 0

Lumion is giving an Android Central reader a Galaxy Note 8! Enter here!

Win a Galaxy Note 8 from Lumion and Android Central! The release date for the new Galaxy Note 8 is fast approaching! We’re excited to announce that Lumion is sponsoring this giveaway and a...

How to watch Football in VR 0

How to watch Football in VR

See the pass up close with Football in VR. The leaves have started to turn, kids are back in school, and Summer has come to an end, which means it’s time for the great...

Best Racing Games for VR 0

Best Racing Games for VR

What are the best racing games for VR? If you’ve invested in a VR setup and haven’t yet tried a racing game, you owe it to yourself to at least experience it once. The...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 specs: Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM, and 43 LTE bands 0

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 specs: Snapdragon 835, 6GB RAM, and 43 LTE bands

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone has top-notch specs. Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 2 at a media event in Beijing, with the phone featuring top-of-the-line specs coupled with an evocative design that sees minimal bezels...