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1 month ago

AT&T is rolling out Android 5.0.1 Lollipop for its Samsung Galaxy S4

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AT&T has started rolling out its Android 5.0.1 Lollipop over-the-air update for owners of its version of the Samsung Galaxy S4.

The update is a pretty hefty 947MB, so naturally AT&T is requiring that Galaxy S4 owners use their Wi-Fi connections to grab the Lollipop file.

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1 month ago

LG G4: The Android Central wishlist

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LG G4 leather

What do we want to see from LG's 2015 flagship?

The LG G3 was one of our favorite devices of 2014, earning a spot on our top phones list for the year. As that handset approaches its first birthday, we're anticipating the launch of its successor, the LG G4, at events around the world later this month.

Its latest flagship is an opportunity for LG to fix some of the things that were less than great about the G3, while turning up the heat on Samsung, which has just started shipping its headline Android phone for the year. Join us after the break to find out what we're hoping to see from the LG G4 when it lands on April 28.

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1 month ago

Get a refurbished Galaxy Note 4 from eBay unlocked for just $469

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For a limited time, eBay is offering a manufacturer-refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 4 unlocked for $469.99 with free shipping.

The refurbished Galaxy Note 4 being offered is compatible with GSM networks, and features 32 GB of internal storage. The Note 4 is normally priced at $899.99, making today's deal a 48% discount.

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1 month ago

The LG G4 is getting an official unveiling on April 28

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After weeks of teasing, the open secret is no longer a secret: LG will officially unveil the LG G4 on April 28.

LG's teasing so far has focused on the camera of the LG G4, which is at least going to offer up an ƒ/1.8 lens (topping the ƒ/1.9 lens in the Samsung Galaxy S6, the continuation of the 5.5-inch QHD display and an updated LG UX 4.0. Other details are vague, but LG's using the tagline "See the great, feel the great" and evoking some very serious leather imagery here.

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1 month ago

US Cellular flips the switch on Samsung Galaxy S5 Lollipop update

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Samsung Galaxy S5 users on US Cellular will be delighted to know that they are now pushing out the Lollipop update.

Lollipop has been rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S5 across various carriers, and US Cellular is the latest to join in. Owners of the Galaxy S5 will begin seeing Android 5.0.1 hit their device through an over-the-air update.

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1 month ago

ZTE Blade S6 Plus now available globally through eBay

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ZTE has decided to skip retail channels, and go straight to eBay for the launch of the new ZTE Blade S6 Plus.

eBay is home to many different products, and ZTE has announced that it will also be the home to their latest smartphone. The ZTE Blade S6 Plus is now available on eBay around the globe, with an introductory price of only $269.99.

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1 month ago

How to customize the on-screen navigation buttons on the HTC One M9

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HTC One M9 navigation buttons

If back, home and multitasking just aren't enough for you on the HTC One M9, the new Sense 7 gives you the option to add a fourth button.

The ability to add and rearrange the on-screen navigation buttons on an Android smartphone isn't exactly new — but it is new to Sense 7 on the HTC One M9. And it takes just a few taps to get the job done. Here's how it works:

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1 month ago

More live images of Sony's unannounced Xperia Z4 surface online

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The images suggest subtle changes to the OmniBalance design implemented by Sony in its high-end Xperia Z devices over the last few years.

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1 month ago

T-Mobile stops selling the Sony Xperia Z3

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The Xperia Z3 has been discontinued by T-Mobile, resulting in the device being available for purchase from the carrier for less than six months.

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1 month ago

LG shows off its latest UX 4.0 ahead of LG G4 launch

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LG's UX 4.0 is all about smart features, with the new user interface set to make its debut on the upcoming LG G4.

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1 month ago

Where's the Flashlight app on the HTC One M9?

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One of the most-used applications on any smartphone isn't where it used to be. But, yes, the flashlight lives.

If you've noticed something missing from the app drawer on the new HTC One M9 thus far, you're not alone. And it's one of those apps that you might well not see is missing until you absolutely need it. So where's the M9 flashlight?

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1 month ago

Sprint's Samsung Galaxy S6 preorders will start shipping early on Monday, April 6

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The official launch date for the Samsung Galaxy S6 is Friday, April 10, but that's not stopping carriers like Sprint from shipping phones early.

Sprint, as it would turn out, has opted to follow down the path of T-Mobile and start shipping the Samsung Galaxy S6 early.

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1 month ago

OnePlus releases OxygenOS for the OnePlus One

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OnePlus's own take on Android — OxygenOS — is now available for the OnePlus One

As promised back in February, OnePlus has released their replacement for the CyanogenMod OS: Oxygen OS for the OnePlus One. OxygenOS is a rather light take on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, keeping with the standards of Material Design.

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1 month ago

How to set up the HTC One M9

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HTC One M9 setup

New to smartphones? Just want a sneak peek at what to expect? Here's how to set up your new HTC One M9.

If you're a smartphone veteran, setting up a new phone is like putting on pair of shoes. Or socks. Or anything you do over and over. But if you're new to smartphones, or new to HTC smartphones, or just want a detailed look at what you'll be agreeing to when you turn on the HTC One M9 for the first time, this post is for you.

Here's a quick walkthrough of the basic setup process for the M9. It'll vary a little as carrier get their hands on things, but this will give you the broad strokes.

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1 month ago

BoomSound settings on the HTC One M9

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HTC BoomSound is more than just a switch — it's worth getting to grips with the various sound modes on the HTC One M9.

BoomSound, HTC's audio enhancement setup, is no longer the straight on-off toggle. On the HTC One M9, BoomSound comes enhanced with Dolby Audio processing tricks, and with it a handful of different sound modes to get to grips with, whether you're listening using headphones or the device's thunderous front-facing speakers.

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