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Samsung's Linux on DeX turns your phone into a Linux computer [APK Download]

Samsung debuted DeX last year to make your phone behave a bit more like a computer when plugged into a monitor. This year, DeX functionality has improved so you don't need to expensive custom dock, just a video cable. At Samsung's developer conference last week, it announced DeX would also get full Linux support. It's only officially available to those in the beta program, but we've got the APK.

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It's time to vote for the Google Play User's Choice Awards 2018

Nevermind the Oscars or the Golden Globes, the accolades we really care about here at AP are the Best of Google Play Awards. It's time to dust off your dinner jacket and shine those shoes — the 2018 nominees for the User's Choice categories have been announced. As usual, there are three categories: Best App, Best Game, and Best Movie.

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Lyft Rewards will let you earn free upgrades and ride discounts

Lyft is about to roll out a new feature intended to keep its most frequent riders happy. Soon, you'll be able to earn points with "Lyft Rewards" just by using the service. There aren't too many perks to unlock with points just yet, but Lyft says it's exploring some options.

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[Update: Fixed] It's not just you: Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Oculus are down, with WhatsApp affected

If your Facebook app hasn't been reloading or your messages haven't been sending, you're not alone. An outage has just hit Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Oculus, with WhatsApp's functionality affected as well. Instagram appears to be running fine.

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Sennheiser HD1 headphones are just $149.95 on Amazon right now ($100 off)

If you're lucky enough to still have a headphone jack on your phone, you might be looking for something decent to plug into it. You can't go far wrong with a decent pair of Sennheisers, and the wired HD1s have been well received by pretty much everyone who's reviewed them. You can currently get them for $100 less than the retail price from Amazon.

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What the Chromebook needs before it's going to be considered a real computer [Opinion]

I love Chrome OS. I use it every day, for nearly everything. But that’s the problem—it can only do so much. Everything else it can’t do has to be done on another computer, with another platform because the Chromebook doesn’t run the full suite of apps that I need to be consistently productive.

It isn’t just for my line of work. With the Pixel Slate running Chrome OS launching soon and poised to compete against the Microsoft Surface Pro and other related hardware, it’s a wonder if it can replace the full-throttle laptops that working professionals and creatives have long relied on.

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Twitter CEO says tweet editing is achievable, but the company 'can't just rush it out'

It seems Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been feeling the pressure to launch a tweet editing feature on Twitter more than usual lately — even Kim Kardashian is using her sway to gain some in-person petitioning time. At a recent press event in New Delhi, he finally broke his silence on the feature, talking about some of the considerations Twitter needs to take into account, and stating: "We have been considering this for a while and we have to do [it] in the right way. We can't just rush it out."

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GRID Autosport is coming to Android in 2019

GRID Autosport is a premium racing game that's been available on iOS since 2017. We already knew it would eventually wind up on Android, but after it was delayed last year, all we had to go on was that it should have landed sometime in the first half of 2018. As that window came and went, many were left guessing when the port would actually release. As you would expect, gamers reached out, and Feral replied that the title had a number of issues and that it may not be coming at all. Well, today I have some good news for all you racing fans out there.

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128GB SanDisk Ultra microSD card now available for $22 on Amazon, the lowest price yet

The price of SanDisk's 128GB Ultra microSD card has been on a steady downward trend over much of the last year, picking up pace over the autumn months. In early November last year, the 128GB card cost $44 on Amazon, now it costs a mere $22 — the lowest Amazon listing price yet (though third party sellers have gone lower). That's even more impressive considering SanDisk first sold the memory card for $199.99 back in 2014.

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Grab a refurbished Roku Ultra (2017) from Amazon for $65 ($35 off)

The smart TV game has plenty of options, depending on your preference or brand loyalty. If you're a fan of Roku, then this deal might be of interest to you. Amazon has a certified refurbished Roku Ultra (2017) for just $64.99, a nice $35 off the $99.99 MSRP.

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