In honor of the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country, we're offering 20% off all Android accessories at ShopAndroid.
Starting today until Tuesday, May 26, you can pick up a new case, quick charger, screen protector or wireless charger for your Android device and enjoy a 20% savings by using coupon code: RWB2015 at checkout. There's an extensive selection of Android...
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 16 May 2015 4:36 pm
Android means a few different things — but in the end it's all good!
You see the word Android used a lot on the Internet, and it gets used interchangeably for a few different things. I'm not even talking about robots (though some Androids could be running on Android), I'm talking about the mobile platform we all love. And TV set-top boxes. And laptops. Pretty much everything except robots. OK...
Update: Google has now confirmed our previous suspicions that the image was placed in Google Maps by a third party using its Map Maker feature. From The Washington Post:
"We're sorry for this inappropriate user-created content; we're working to remove it quickly," Google's Mara Harris said in an e-mailed statement. "We also learn from these issues, and we're constantly improving how we...
Microsoft has revealed that Dell and 10 more OEMs will install Office apps, along with Skype and OneDrive, on their own Android products later in 2015.
This new agreement is a follow up to Microsoft and Samsung's announcement earlier today that those same apps will be pre-installed on some of Samsung's Android tablets.
Google has released a new Android example app for applications meant for multiple form factors and screen sizes.
The sample app, called Universal Music Player, uses a number of new features from Android 5.0 Lollipop, and offers guidance to developers for getting their apps to work well and look good on multiple screen sizes, including phones, Android Wear devices, and Android Auto.
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 6 Mar 2015 7:43 pm
According to a new report out of The Wall Street Journal, Google is working on a version of Android that would power virtual-reality applications.
Much like Android operating system that powers smartphones, the report claims that Android for virtual reality would be distributed to hardware manufacturers for free.
Google has been busy marketing Android with a series of TV ads, including some very entertaining ones with cute animals doing naturally cute things with each other. The latest Android commercial takes a different tack, with lots of handshakes, high-fives, fist bumps and more between two or more people
A new report from the research firm Strategy Analytics claims that over 1 billion Android smartphones shipped worldwide in 2014. That's compared to "just" 800 million smartphones using some version of Google's mobile OS that shipped in 2013.
Following this morning's announcement at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, the LG G Flex 2 is officially official. You'll want to check out our full coverage of LG's latest curvy, flexible phone live from Las Vegas, however if you'd also like to just look at some pretty pictures, it's also worth checking out our huge G Flex 2 photo gallery. You'll find it right after the break.
You've got the new phone, now we're going to show you how to get up and running
So, you just got a new Android smartphone — that's pretty exciting! But once the initial awe of this new gadget wears off, you realize you actually need to use that phone. For those of us who read (and write for) Android Central regularly a new phone isn't such a big deal, but if you've just received your first...
Need help with your new Android device? We're on it!
It's that time of year when we tend to get new stuff. As in new Android stuff. New phones. New tablets. New watches. New ... well, pretty much anything and everything these days either runs Android or can connect to it somehow. (And if it doesn't, you probably don't want it!)
And whenever there's new stuff, there will be questions....
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 16 Dec 2014 7:21 pm
It's the time of year where people of all faiths and beliefs get together and celebrate. Part of that for many is exchanging a gift or two. It's a great time of year for just about everyone.
If you're getting together and giving some gifts (it's all about the giving) to friends and family, are any of them running Android? I might have a couple presents wrapped up that run our favorite...
We're continuing our Black Friday Weekend Sale today by giving you 25% off all Android cases using coupon code: Case2014. That includes hard cases, skins, holsters, you name it. And, don't forget you can still receive 15% off everything else in the store using coupon code: Turkey14 which will last through midnight PST next Tuesday! Choose wisely, because you can only use one coupon code at...
It's that special time of the year again when the savings are high and temperatures are low. Our team here at Android Central is celebrating this holiday weekend by giving you a series of amazing discounts on a bunch of Android goodies you certainly won't want to miss out on!
To kick off this year's Black Friday, we're giving you 25% off all Android chargers by using coupon code: Charger2014....
Google has taken over the largest digital screen in North America. You can see it right now in Times Square. The screen is more than 25,000 square feet in size. It is eight stories tall and takes up the whole length from 45th to 46th Street. Want to see it in action? We go eyes-on with the giant billboard. Take a look.
In light of Google releasing a handy switch guide for consumers jumping across to Android from iOS, OnePlus have published a small guide of their own to help get new customers started with their new CyanogenMod-powered smartphone. If you're making the switch from iOS to the OnePlus One, this guide may answer the majority of your questions.
In addition to being a partner to Google's Android Auto, General Motors is planning on launching a full-fledged Android infotainment system sometime in 2016. The automaker has partnered with Harman International as part of a $900 million deal that would bring some skinned version of Google's Android operating system to the dash of vehicles in General Motors' fleet.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 21 Oct 2014 3:55 am
Alongside the launch of Lollipop, Google updated the official Android website with a guide for users switching from iOS to Android. Apple wrote a similar guide on how users can switch from Android to iOS during the debut of iOS 8, so it's only fair that Google is making a transition guide after introducing the latest version of Android.
In case you didn't catch the news, we're celebrating Thanksgiving in Canada by giving you 20% off everything at ShopAndroid including cases, chargers, batteries, screen protectors—the whole caboodle!
To enjoy these holiday savings, all you need to do is apply coupon code: Thanks20 at checkout. You'll instantly see a revised cart with reduced prices on everything you've added. And, this offer...
If it seems like Google's apps and services have been becoming more prominent on newer Android phones, it's because they are, and Google's mandated it be so. While Android is technically an open source operating system, as the likes of Amazon have shown with their own complete customizations, the version that most of us see comes with stipulations from Google. Namely, if you want the flagship...
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