T-Mobile was the first US carrier to really push the idea of free international roaming. although the data speeds have always been terrible. Still, your T-Mobile phone works in other countries, which is more than you could say a few years ago. Now, Tmo has expanded free roaming to even more countries, and there's a cheaper option if you want LTE data while traveling the world. Before this announcement, T-Mobile offered free international roaming in 140 countries around the world. Read MoreT-Mobile expands free roaming to 210 countries, adds $5 international LTE day passes was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Amazon's Prime Day consumer festivities are in full swing, and some of the best deals are going fast, like the handful of Fossil Q Wear OS watches that went on sale yesterday. Although all the Explorist models have either sold out or been marked back up to their typical ~$200 price, Many of the smaller dial Q Venture watches are still on sale. All of these watches should be running the lastest Wear OS/Android Wear (or whatever Google might be calling it these days), and they feature Qualcomm's Wear 2100 SoC and round flat-tire-less displays. Read More[Deal Alert] Fossil Q Gen 3 Venture watches as cheap as $153 on Amazon (up to $110 off) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Skype was once the go-to for video messaging, but those days seem to have ended. Even so, updates to the service are ongoing, and the latest bump for v8.0 of the desktop version of the service is unifying the interface with the mobile design while also adding a few new features. Anyone still using v7/Skype classic will also need to upgrade by September. You're going to have a lot of pissed off users, @Skype. Read MoreSkype makes v8.0 a required update, reveals roadmap including call recording, encrypted conversations, and group links was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
We've been hearing some interesting things about the Galaxy Note9 lately, including a potential in-display fingerprint sensor, a Bluetooth-equipped S Pen, and ISOCELL Plus camera tech. We got a quick look at the phone itself a few days ago via a print ad leak, but it wasn't very comprehensive and it was the only source we had. Now, two more Note9 leaks have presented themselves: a live photo, along with a press render supplied by none other than Evan Blass. Read MoreLatest Galaxy Note9 leaks reveal all angles of the phone, including rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and new camera setup was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Amazon's Prime Day is still going on, and several other retailers have countered with their own promotions. eBay had a (lame) summer sale earlier this month, but now it has released a site-wide coupon that takes $25 off any purchase of $119 or higher. The best deals will be on items at or around $119, especially used products. Unlike most eBay deals, this promotion does work when purchasing gift cards, coins/paper money, and real estate. Read MoreeBay will take $25 off your purchase of $119+ for today only was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Long ago, before Google Now turned into the Feed, Google used to provide you with an easily accessible summary of custom tailored, account-scraped stuff, useful for keeping track of various deadlines or ongoing details. In that transition to Feed, though, the information was relegated to a new "Upcoming" tab in the Google app, and the personal overview started to stagnate a bit. Well, Google's bringing it all back better than ever via the Assistant. The change is officially rolling out this week, but we spotted it in testing last month. Read MoreGoogle Assistant is the new home for Now's old contextual cards was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Update 1: 2018/07/17 10:36am PDT Alto's Odyssey is releasing on July 27th Alto's Odyssey was released for iOS about four months ago, and in that time Android users have been patiently waiting for the official release of the endless runner. As of a few hours ago, the official Alto's Odyssey Twitter account announced that the game is finally available for pre-registration on the Play Store, and that the official release will take place sometime next month. Read More[Update: Coming July 27th] Alto's Odyssey is available for pre-registration, and will be released in July was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Netflix's fast.com internet speed test is pretty much the defacto way to check download throughput. Since it uses Netflix's servers to test, you can easily check if your ISP is throttling your video. And it's more likely to reflect the sort of speeds you'll actually see in the real world compared to things like speedtest.net, which often reports unrealistic or inflated numbers. Now Netflix has added some extra info to its test, including latency and upload speeds. The new tests do require an extra step to trigger. Read MoreNetflix fast.com internet speed test now measures upload and latency was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Do you remember laser tag? In the '80s it was all the rage. You would wear a slick looking vest while running around and shooting people with laser guns. It was the best. Heck, it's still popular to this day. You can find old closed down malls and other large warehouses that cater to the game. The thing is, who wants to commute just to shoot a few friends? A home system would be more ideal, and that is exactly what the new Nerf Laser Ops Pro app delivers alongside the release of its companion Nerf Laser Ops branded blasters. Read MoreHasbro 'Nerf Laser Ops Pro' companion app tracks foes, offers AR target practice was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
When Google rolled out the new Google News earlier this year, several features went the way of the dodo. Among them were standout tags, highlighting mobile apps, and editor's picks. That last one is coming back in the latest update, though. If you mosey over to the Play Store, you'll see a brief two-item changelog for the latest News update. Highlighting great articles handpicked by our partners in Editor's Picks Bug fixes and performance improvements So, Editor's Picks will again be featured in Google News. Read MoreGoogle is reviving editor's picks in the revamped Google News app was written by the awesome team at Android Police.