Sanrio Yanks Hello Kitty Android Wear Watch Face from Google Play
By PhoneNews.com Staff on October 8, 2015
Google spent thousands promoting the launch-day coup of a Sanrio official Hello Kitty, Android Wear tie-in. Now that watch face has vanished.
Posted in Android, Google | Tagged Android, Android Wear, Google, google play, hello kitty, sanrio, sideloading, watch face
Intel, Qualcomm, and Why Your Nexus 5X & 6P Can’t QuickCharge with USB-C
By Christopher Price on October 4, 2015
In this article, we dive deep on Qualcomm, and Intel/USB-IF’s rival accelerated charging standards… and why Google cut a corner here.
Posted in Google, Huawei, LG, Tethering | Tagged Android, huawei, Intel, LG, Nexus, nexus 5x, nexus 6p, OnePlus, oneplus 2, qualcomm, quickcharge, usb, usb pd, usb-c, usb-if
Google, Motorola Limiting Band 12 on Behest of T-Mobile Until VoLTE E911
By PhoneNews.com Staff on September 30, 2015
You may have noticed that the Moto X Pure Edition, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P all lack LTE Band 12. And, they do lack the band indeed… temporarily.
Google Nexus 5X & 6P to be Cardboard-ready, Cardboard-packing
By PhoneNews.com Staff on September 27, 2015
Google’s next two Nexus devices have one feature that the benchmarks didn’t leak.
Deal: Obihai OBi200 VoIP Phone Adapter with Google Voice Support – $29.99
By PhoneNews.com Staff on September 12, 2015
If you support Google Voice, and want to see Google keep it going, we really encourage you buy one and use it monthly.
Deal: Google Nexus 6 (US Edition) 32GB – $349.99 Shipped
By Christopher Price on September 6, 2015
Probably the best benefit about the Nexus 6, aside from its quad-carrier support in the United States, is that it will be the first to get Android updates, free from any carrier testing or approval.
Posted in Deals, Google, Motorola | Tagged amazon, Google, Moto X, Nexus, Nexus 6, quickcharge, Snapdragon, xt1103 | 2 Responses
Google Maps Desktop, Mobile Update Adds Send to Phone Integration
By PhoneNews.com Staff on July 11, 2015
Google takes a page out of General Motor’s OnStar playbook.
Posted in Google, Navigation | Tagged Android, Google, Google Maps, google play, gps, ios, OnStar, turn-by-turn
Ending Today: Moto E SIM Unlocked for $19.99 After Rewards
By Christopher Price on July 4, 2015
It may be Verizon-branded, but it’s a Moto E that is SIM-unlocked for AT&T, T-Mobile, or Verizon for only $20 after gift card.
Posted in Deals, Google, Motorola | Tagged deals, Lollipop, Moto E, prepaid, Verizon
Deal: Moto 360 for $119.99 After Coupon
By Christopher Price on July 1, 2015
The lowest direct price yet for Moto 360, sans any hoop jumping.
Posted in Deals, Google, Motorola | Tagged Android, Android Wear, deals, Google, moto 360, Motorola, omap3
Google Working Through Higher Than Expected Demand For Project Fi
By Humberto Saabedra on May 22, 2015
Google confirms that Project Fi invites will go out well into the Summer season
Posted in Google, Virtual Operators (MVNOs) | Tagged Google, Project Fi