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The Vodafone Smart Ultra 6 is getting updated to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you have the Smart Ultra 6 from Vodafone, then you can look forward to an OTA update being pushed to your device soon. This update is big, and it will bring your device up to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

Guide walks you through how to unlock the bootloader of the LG K10

If you have the K420DS and K420N version of the LG K10 then this new guide on XDA will walk you through how to unlock the bootloader for it.

This guide will help you make Android Studio faster

If you use Android Studio at all, you may have noticed some parts of the software being slower than others. A website called Tuting Online has a step by step guide to help make Android Studio run faster than normal.

Report says Xiaomi to will release more phones in 2017 than normal

A new report talks about what Xiaomi will do to help them compete with the likes of Vivo, Huawei and Oppo. If true, we're likely to see Xiaomi release more smartphones throughout the year than they have in the past.

LG Watch Sport review states it "has some enticing qualities to it"

Android Police has published its review of the LG Watch Sport and states that there are a few big compromises that can't be overlooked. These include a thick body and "so-so" battery life.

DEAL: Save $200 on the Sony Xperia XZ

The Sony Xperia XZ has been discounted on Amazon by $200, bringing the price down to $449.99.

DEAL: Save $45 on the 256GB SanDisk Ultra MicroSD card from Amazon

Amazon has discounted the 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSD card by $45, bringing the price down to $135.

DEAL: Verizon is offering discounts on various items including the Daydream View

To celebrate Presidents' Day, Verizon is offering discounts on an array of accessories and devices. Some of these deals include Daydream View for $49, UE Roll 2 Bluetooth Speaker for $49, and the LG Tone Pro Bluetooth headphones for $49.

DEAL: Save 15% on Nest products from Target

Target is currently running a promotion which can save you 15% on Nest products. In order to take advantage of the discounts, you'll need to enter "NEST" at check out.

How to: Install apps from the Play Store without Google Services

Dallas from Wonder How To has published an in-depth tutorial on installing apps from the Play Store without the need of Gapps or Google Services.

Here are the 10 best Android apps for toddlers

Joe from Android Authority has compiled a list of the 10 best apps for toddlers. The list includes ABC Kids, Drawing for Kids, Kids Doodle, and more.

The first trailer for Alto's Odyssey has been released

Alto's Odyssey, the follow up game to Alto's Adventure is coming this Summer, but the developers have released the first teaser trailer for the game.

Chrome for Android now asks if you want to replace downloads

Google has pushed version 56 of the mobile Chrome Beta application, and now asks if you would like to replace downloaded content. This is in an effort to help keep your device from getting too cluttered.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) review says it has a nice mix of features and performance

SamMobile has published its full review of the Galaxy A5 (2017) and claims that Samsung has "upped the Galaxy A series once again". The pros of the device include premium build quality and excellent battery life. The cons include the lack of a notification LED and the fact that it doesn't ship with Android Nougat.

Verizon's new $40 prepaid plan includes 2GB of data

Starting tomorrow, Verizon will be adding a new option for prepaid customers. You will be able to get 2GB of data and unlimited talk/text for $40 per month.

Android Nougat is rolling out to the Sprint HTC 10

Sprint has started pushing the Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update to owners of the HTC 10.

Here are some of the best anti-slip car mats for smartphones

Luke from Android Central takes a look at some of the best anti-slip car mats for smartphones.

Mr. Mobile revisits walkie-talkie phones

Mr. Mobile takes a look back at the time when walkie-talkie mobile phones were the best way to communicate.

LG confirms the G6 will have a "full-metal" body

LG has continued to tease the G6 ahead of its announcement at MWC 2017, and this time the company confirmed the device will have a "sleek, full-metal body , state-of-the-art fingerprint scanner and other premium design details."

More Galaxy S8 Plus cases are starting to appear on Amazon

Despite rumors that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus won't launch until the end of March, more cases are being released onto Amazon.

Here are the best apps to get ready for the SATs

Jen from Android Central has compiled a list of the best apps to help you study and get ready for the SATs.

DEAL: Get Guns'n'Glory Premium for 10 cents in the Play Store

Guns'n'Glory Premium is available to download on the Play Store for just 10 cents. That's down from its regular price of $1.99.

Samsung might be teasing the Galaxy S8 with its new application

The new Secure Folders app from Samsung may be showing off the Galaxy S8 in a new render while providing instructions on how to use the app.

Google exec teases Android Oreo

Hiroshi Lockheimer, SVP of Android has teased the name for both Android O and Android P. The first suggests it could be Android Oreo, while the following version could be Android Pocky. Of course, this is probably just Lockheimer teasing everyone.

You can now get Secure Folders on your Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

A new APK file allows owners of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to download and install Secure Folders on their devices if you''re running Android 7.0 Nougat.