Android Police - Android News, Apps, Games, Phones, Tablets

Looking after everything Android

Latest articles

Prepare to hit the gym with the Sony WF-SP800N wireless ANC earbuds for $148 ($52 off)

These sure are ugly, but they have great battery life There are ample options for wireless earbuds these days, and Sony makes some of the best you can buy if you want active noise cancellation. The company introduced a pair of fitness-focused ANC earbuds earlier this year in the form of the cleverly named WF-SP800N. Now they're on sale for $148 ($51.99...

PSA: Check your OnePlus phone's battery health with this app (APK Download)

In other words, check your cell's cells As we charge and discharge the batteries in our phones over time, those cells degrade and they can't hold juice like they used to. Of course, how our phones perform to get around this loss was the basis of Apple's Batterygate in 2018. Regardless of that, battery health is an important metric we should be tracking...

Google's big Nest announcement is... a bunch of sales

A few days ago, the Twitter account for Google Nest teased "something special" would be revealed today. Many (myself included) thought Google would share more details about the Nest speaker we saw last week, or maybe even the new Android TV dongle that the company has been working on, but nope. The big announcement is... some sales. The Google Store...

42 temporarily free and 78 on-sale apps and games for Monday

Don't miss out on the sales for Thumper, 7Days, and Neverwinter Nights Welcome to Monday, everyone. After a smaller sales roundup this past Friday, we are starting the new week with a massive sales list. This means you can pick up the skill-based auto-runner Thumper: Pocket Edition for more than half-off. If arcade games aren't your bag, then maybe...

SiriusXM is buying podcasting platform Stitcher for $325 million

Sirius is serious about cementing its position in podcasting SiriusXM is one of the most popular satellite radio services in the US. However, the growth of paid radio subscribers is falling as free offerings like podcasts find more popularity than ever before. In an effort to ride the wave, SiriusXM has announced its acquisition of Stitcher, a mainstay...

The Google Play Store now lets Europeans browse content they can't buy

It's not making it easy, though For various reasons, Google restricts access to Google Play depending on what region you're browsing from. This means that the apps, games, and other content in the Play Store vary by country, and you can't even see an app listing if it's not available for purchase in your area. Now, it looks like Google is loosening...

OPPO invigorates power adapter arms race with 125W charging tech

Chinese smartphone manufacturers are well known for pushing the envelope on charging speeds. Oppo, for example, has 65-watt SuperVOOC charging technology which could make it to the next premium-tier OnePlus phone. The thing is, though, its competitors like Xiaomi and Vivo have been flaunting 100W, even 120W rates on standards they introduced last year...

Google Pixel Buds 2 are now available in Canada, the UK, and many more markets

The long, long wait is finally over It was all the way back in October 2019 when the 2nd-generation Pixel Buds were revealed at Google's big annual hardware event, which seems like such a long, long time ago now. It wasn't until April this year that customers in the US could get their hands on a pair, and until today there's been no availability...

Google Chrome 86 will get a LiteVideos mode that forces SD quality clips

Helping you save that precious data Google Chrome has helped you save precious data for a long time with its data saver that eventually turned into the Lite mode we know today. As reported by TechDows, Google seems to be working on a Lite mode that extends to videos, making them play in SD quality. As spotted in the Chromium bug tracker, the...

Google bets big on localized products in India with $10 billion investment

Digital push planned for largely untapped business and education sectors Google for India is the annual event where many company executives, including Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, take the stage to announce what’s next for Google in the country. This year’s digital event was a little different and focused more on education — a sector that has been...

Discover, share and read the best on the web

Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters! Get unfiltered news feeds or filter them to your liking.

Get Inoreader
Inoreader - Subscribe to RSS Feeds, Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter searches, Facebook pages, even Email Newsletters!