Advertisements have a time and a place, and the notification tray should be off limits. Several companies have shamefully used advertisement notifications before, including Samsung and HTC. OnePlus has had quite a few mishaps over the past few months, but that hasn't stopped the company from pushing ads and surveys to its own devices. Read More
Android Wear 2.0 has been a mixed bag, to say the least. The platform's largest update yet hasn't been popular with everyone, and several notable bugs plus a slow rollout have hindered its success. Another widely-reported bug related to setting up Google accounts on AW 2.0 still hasn't been fixed, almost three months after it was first reported. Read More
Did you like the HTC U11, but think that the standard 64GB of storage wasn't enough for you? We have some good news for you - a 6GB/128GB model of the U11 is being made available for pre-order tomorrow at 12AM Eastern time for $729 - $80 more than the 64GB model. Read More
Google Assistant is designed to work across a wide variety of devices, from smartwatches to phones to smart speakers. Assistant is also arriving on Chrome OS at some point in the future, as evidenced by several Google app teardowns. In preparation for the new feature, Google is deprecating the "OK Google" hotword on Chrome OS. Read More
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Android Police coverage: Francisco Franco's new app Gratus is a novel tool that reminds you to stop and appreciate life
Francisco Franco has a new app available on the Play Store, and it isn't at all what you would expect. Read More
GoPro's Hero line of cameras have become the go-to action cameras, but they can get pretty pricey. If you want something just as good, you may want to check out YI's 4K Sports and Action Video Camera. Amazon currently has the US model in White Pearl for just $158.99 with a coupon code, which is just over $90 off the MSRP. Read More
Back in May, Google announced Smart Reply for Gmail, a feature that would suggest three simple responses based on the email that was sent to you. This was first made available for English, but Spanish was promised to come "in the coming weeks." Two months later, Spanish speakers can finally use Smart Reply for quick and easy responses. Read More