1. Check out our companion app, Forums for Android! Download from Google Play
  2. Download the #1 Android News App:   EarlyBird - News for Android

Android News

Samsung launches its SoundAssistant application to personalize sound settings

Samsung has released a new app for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus by the name of SoundAssistant. This app allows users to customize the EQ and other audio settings on the device.

The ASUS X00KD passes through TENAA with dual rear cameras

The ASUS X00KD has passed through TENAA certifications, revealing the device will feature a 5-inch HD display, 2GB or 3GB of RAM, and 16GB or 32GB of RAM, and a 4,020mAh battery.

The Moto E4 is likely to launch on July 17th

A new leak has seemingly confirmed that the Moto E4 will launch on July 17th, and will be priced at around $185.

An introduction to Kotlin for Android development

Adam from Android Authority takes a deeper look at Kotlin, the new Android developmental language. This guide shows you the ins and outs, as well as how to get started developing with Kotlin.

Samsung opens a new store in Havana, Cuba

Samsung has announced that it has opened a new shop in Havana as the company looks to move into Cuba. The store will display products such as TVs, refrigerators, and smartphones.

New Oppo R11 leak confirms Plus model and specs

Some cardboard cutouts for the upcoming Oppo R11 have been leaked. These cutouts confirm the launch of the R11 Plus, while also confirming the R11 to feature 4GB of RAM and the R11 Plus to feature 6GB of RAM.

You can now pre-register for Asphalt Street Storm Racing

Gameloft has announced its latest game, Asphalt Street Storm Racing and has opened up registrations for the game. If you pre-register, you will receive various rewards after a total number of points have been exceeded.

The Galaxy C10 and its dual-cameras appear in new renders

New renders have appeared which show off the rumored Samsung Galaxy C10. This device is expected to be the first Samsung smartphone to include dual rear cameras. The renders also show a dedicated Bixby button, similar to what's found on the Galaxy S8 lineup.

More than 3 million people passed through the Galaxy S8 experience zones

Samsung has confirmed that around 3 million people have visited the various Galaxy S8 "experience zones" in the company's home country of South Korea.

Samsung may be looking to increase production capacity for its memory chips

Samsung has stated that it is looking into expanding production of its memory chips at its manufacturing base in China. This is due to an "industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record sales for memory suppliers."

ARM officially unveils its new Cortex-A75, A55, and Mali-G72 components

ARM has announced its latest CPU and GPU components, with the Cortex-A75 and A55 CPU's, and the Mali-G72 CPU. These components are likely to be featured on the Snapdragon 845 processor.

BlackBerry KeyOne review says its great for getting things done

Erica Griffin has published her review of the BlackBerry KeyOne and states that the device offers a solid performance, for the most part, but is not designed to offer a great media experience.

This app will help you improve your basketball shots

A new app, called Zepp, has been released for Android and iOS which uses AI technology to analyze your basketball shots and improve your jumper.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 will come with ARM's 'next-gen" CPU cores

A new rumor claims that the Snapdragon 845 will hit the market featuring ARM's A75 and A55 CPU cores. The processor will also be based on the 10nm LB fabrication process.

Boost for Reddit has been suspended from the Play Store

The Boost for Reddit application has been suspended from the Play Store due to the violation of its "illegal activities" policy.

The Moto Z2 Play gets unboxed early and confirms the 3,000mAh battery

A new video has been shared which shows the Moto Z2 Play getting unboxed. The unboxing confirms many of the previously leaked specs including a 5.5-inch FHD display, and a 3,000mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will come to Japan in June

Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will finally launch in Japan sometime in June. However, a specific date has yet to be shared by the manufacturer.

DEAL: Get 4 free months of Google Play Music if you're a new subscriber

Google has announced a new deal where you will get 4 months of Google Play Music for free when signing up for the first time. After the 4 months has concluded, GPM will be priced at $9.99 per month.

Sony plans to launch a new E Ink tablet in the US in June

Sony has announced plans to launch its 2nd-generation Digital Paper e-ink tablet in the US sometime in June. The tablet will feature a 13.3-inch display and will be priced at $700.

DEAL: Rent a select Google Play Movie for $1 until July 7th

You can rent a select movie from the Play Store for just $1 between now and July 7th. These titles include Logan, Rogue One, Get Out, and more.

The Xiaomi Mi 6C has been spotted on GFXBench

GFXBench results share that the Xiaomi Mi 6C will include a 5.1-inch FHD display, while being powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC and 6GB of RAM.

The Moto Z2 Play has been leaked in its entirety

Ahead of its official launch, the Moto Z2 Play has been leaked in its entirety. This series of leaks reveals the press images and the complete spec sheet for the device. The Z2 Play will feature a 5.5-inch FHD display while being powered by the Snapdragon 626 SoC and 4GB of RAM.

DEAL: Some movies and TV shows have been discounted for Memorial Day

To celebrate Memorial Day, a variety of movie and tv shows have been discounted, with some of these discounted as much as 50% off their regular price.

The original Crazy Taxi is now free-to-play on the Play Store

Sega has made the original 'Crazy Taxi' available for free on the Play Store, but now the game includes a variety of ads. If you want to remove the ads from the game, you'll need to pay $2.

Google for Jobs going live for some people

After being announced at Google I/O 2017, it seems that "Google for Jobs" is now rolling out to some users. In order to determine whether it's available for you, simply search for a job title in your search bar and you should see various job openings.