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Raising an Oreo to Android 8.0 [#acpodcast]

We’re quickly nearing a new release of Android, and Daniel, Andrew, and Jerry are excited af! Well, maybe not af but definitely a bunch! Along with a new release of the Android O developer preview, we learned that the new version will be version 8.0 — but the number was not the only new thing! The guys dig deep into the new release. And in addition to talking about their reviews of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium and Moto Z2 Play, the guys dig into all the latest juicy rumors…

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T-Mobile Tuesdays 1-year anniversary kicks off 12 hours of giveaways

If you want to play the games, you could get some sweet prizes. T-Mobile‘s weekly giveaway system, simply called T-Mobile Tuesdays, has already been around for a full year. To celebrate, T-Mobile is offering some solid incentives in its T-Mobile Tuesdays app and kicking off 12 hours of giveaways — totaling millions of dollars — over on its Twitter account, even if you’re not a T-Mo customer. Play ⚾️! Tell us how you rep your fav team for a chance to win a $1.5K @OfficialMLBShop e-giftcard. Use #Thankiversary & #MLBShop!…

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Andy Rubin expected to show off Essential’s first phone on May 30

A fresh player in the Android smartphone game. Essential, the phone brand founded by Andy Rubin, is building up the hype to making an announcement next week. Essential has launched a new Twitter account and is teasing some sort of announcement for May 30 Almost ready to share with you what we’ve been up to. Please follow our new twitter handle @essential and stay updated… — Andy Rubin (@Arubin) May 25, 2017 Hi, welcome to our Twitter page. We’re here to let you know something big is coming May 30th!…

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Android Central Podcast: Winning the Title II

This week, your hosts Daniel Bader, Jerry Hildenbrand and Andrew Martonik talk about what’s new in the world of smartphones, and the regulators that influence the carriers we pay to get cellular service for those phones. Andrew gives his thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy S8, and the team talk about whether the new phone is a foundational phone that has problems — more like the Galaxy S6 than the Galaxy S7. The BlackBerry KEYone is coming soon, but who is this phone for, and should you care? Daniel and Jerry…

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Flames' Matthew Tkachuk earns hearing for elbowing Drew Doughty (Video)

Yahoo Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety after his high elbow to the face of Drew Doughty late in the first period of Sunday’s game. [Follow Puck Daddy on social media: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Tumblr] With the puck coming behind the Los Angeles net, Tkachuk tried boxing out Doughty along the boards. As he attempted to keep the Kings blue liner away from the puck, he smacked him right in the mouth with his elbow. “He’s a pretty dirty player, that kid. To be…

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Health Care and ‘The Virtue of Selfishness’

X Story Stream recent articles WASHINGTON — “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” The novelist Anatole France’s mischievous observation came to mind when the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Republican cut-taxes/gut-Medicaid bill and its defenders went into a continuous loop talking about “freedom.” Conservatives are fond of saying that freedom isn’t free. This is entirely true, especially when it comes to health care. Republicans speak of…

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Sony MDR-1000X review: No noise is good noise

Good headphones should be like a big wall between you and the rest of the world. Great headphones should let you get through that wall easily and comfortably. Enter the Sony MDR-1000X Acoustic Noise Canceling headphones, which have a feature I truly appreciate: the ability to hear outside your headphones with a quick tap. I’m Michael Fisher, but you probably know me best as MrMobile. I’ve reviewed more than a few ANC headphones in the past year, and this is unquestionably the best. Watch this video, and keep your ears…

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