Google Slashes Prices for Pixel, Pixel XL and Bundles Daydream View Headset for Free

Google Slashes Prices for Pixel, Pixel XL and Bundles Daydream View Headset for Free

Google has made huge price cuts in an attempt to lure users to the Pixel and Pixel XL. In preparation for its back to school sales, the tech giant has given a huge price cut to the Pixel and Pixel XL. Furthermore, Google is also giving away free Daydream View headsets with purchases. If price was the only thing keeping you from last year’s Pixel and Pixel XL, then now’s the time to buy. Here’s how current pricing looks after the latest price slash: Pixel (with free Daydream…

The Samsung Galaxy Note Will Be Officially Announced on August 23

The Samsung Galaxy Note Will Be Officially Announced on August 23

The Android community has received confirmation that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be officially announced on August 23. Samsung officially announced the upcoming announcement in a blog post earlier today. The launch of the Note 8 isn’t a surprise to anyone. However, the date was previously unknown. Typically, Samsung has announced the phones at the end of August or beginning of September, just before Apple’s annual iPhone launch event. The Note 8 will be launched at Samsung’s…

Chainfire Releases SUhide Lite to Hide your Rooting Status

Chainfire Releases SUhide Lite to Hide your Rooting Status

Have you ever needed to hide your rooting status from Google or your carrier? Hiding your rooting status makes it easier to get over the air (OTA) updates. Thanks to legendary Android rooting developer Chainfire, we have an easy way to hide your rooting status. It’s called SUhide Lite. Chainfire released it on August 9, 2017 through the XDA Developers Forum. The tool has one simple function: hide the rooted status of your phone. It’s an experimental mod at this point in time. It…

How to Hide Icons from the Status Bar in Android

How to Hide Icons from the Status Bar in Android

If you are using non-stock build of Android, then most likely, your Android status bar can get pretty junky in no time especially on Samsung or LG smart phones. But thank God for the right tools that can help you clean this side of your screen without losing its functionality or your mind. Before we proceed, we need to cover the basics first. So what is the Status Bar in Android? The Status Bar is the one located on top of your Android device’s main interface which is separated into two…

Android Malware: “Invisible Man”

Android Malware: “Invisible Man”

What is the Invisible Man virus? And how does it work? The Invisible Man Android malware is a new Android banking malware that functions as a key-logger. Even though it is still a new virus, unfortunately, this virus has already given 23 countries a pain in the head. Most of the attacks center on Russia, Germany, Turkey, France and Poland. The other countries are the United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore. This new Android malware is a variant of the Svpeng malware whose developers were…

“Android.BankBot.211.origin” Threatens to Steal Your Financial Data

“Android.BankBot.211.origin” Threatens to Steal Your Financial Data

Recently, an Android malware, Xavier virus, has affected more than 800 Android applications in Google Play Store. And now, a new Android virus has been discovered. This new virus is known as Android.BankBot.211.origin that aims to steal its victims’ financial and banking information that causes financial loss to its victims. However, aside from that, it also has the ability to track messages, installed applications and other users’ activities. This malware takes screenshots so it has no…

Turning Off Ok Google on Android

Turning Off Ok Google on Android

Making use of the hotword, “Ok Google” to initiate a search or execute any command on your Android phone is undeniable one of the coolest things you can do to your Android device. However, there just some users that just don’t like talking to their phones, it may be because it’s kind of weird for them or it’s just not their thing. So this article is written for those users. There are several reasons why some users may want to disable the “Ok Google” functionality. As…

Amazon Bans Sales of Blu Android Phones Due to Spyware Accusations

Amazon Bans Sales of Blu Android Phones Due to Spyware Accusations

Have you ever purchased a Blu smartphone from Amazon? If so, according to some reports, you may have inadvertently accessed spyware. We last heard about Blu phones in November 2016, when security firm Kryptowire discovered spyware on certain unlocked budget Blu Android handsets. Sales were stopped for a month. The news blew over, and we hadn’t heard anything about Blu’s spyware for several months. However, Amazon just announced that it was removing Blu phones from its online store –…

5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About Android O

5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About Android O

Android O is getting closer to its release date. What do you need to know about the brand new update to our favorite operating system? Here are 5 important things you need to know about the latest update. The Public Release is Coming in August or September We know that the public release of Android O is getting close because there were very few differences between the third and fourth versions of Android O. Typically, when Google has few major changes between updates, it means the company is…

Next Version of Android Will Give Us Bluetooth Device Battery Levels

Next Version of Android Will Give Us Bluetooth Device Battery Levels

If you own Bluetooth headphones, then the next Android update could be a lifechanging update. Android is finally implementing a feature that shows you how much battery life is remaining in your wireless headphones. The update was spotted by XDA Developers, which checked the latest code for the Android Open Source Project. That code update mentions something about accessing “battery level information” for a “remote device”. It’s assumed that Google is adding Bluetooth device battery…

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