Check out these premium Android icon packs, now free for a limited time on Google Play!

If you’ve been following our various columns on Android customization, then you should know by now that we have a soft sport for custom icon packs around here. And how couldn’t we? Applying a custom icon set is like giving your home screen a fresh coat of paint and is among the basic rights of every Android user out there!

There’s no such thing as having too many icon packs and don’t you believe anyone who tells you the opposite! Okay, okay, we kid, but we do like custom icon packs and we also like sharing our favorites with you, the readers!

And this …


Check out this storefront poster for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (FE) in China

Appropriately enough, the refurbished version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is expected to be launched on July 7th. That works out to 7/7, a perfect date for the phablet to get another shot at life. The Galaxy Note 7 was recalled twice last year after units started exploding. An investigation conducted by Samsung blamed the batteries for the problem, which is why the cells used in the refurbished version of the unit have a reduced capacity of 3200mAh, compared to the 3500mAh batteries that powered the original model.

Today, a photograph showing a storefront poster heralding the upcoming launch …

Check out the wackiest Guinness World Records phone entries

There is no shortage of phone-related listings in the Guinness World Records, but, as these things go, people are often submitting entries in obscure categories, or ones made straight out of thin air, in order to stand a chance in the crowded “records” business. Check out some of the stranger phone-tastic achievements that have wiggled their way into the Guinness World Records – some of those really make you yearn for a cold pint bottoms up.
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You can buy a OnePlus 5 from a Pop-up event as soon as today! Check out all the venues and times here

Today, the highly-anticipated OnePlus 5 finally broke cover. Staying true to the “Never Settle” slogan, the new flagship packs the latest Snapdragon chipset, ungodly amounts of RAM, an intriguing dual-camera composition, and a refreshed design.

Many fans of the brand will be eager to receive their very own OnePlus 5 unit, and fortunately, the wait won’t be long. The European and North American release date is set for June 27th, merely a week away from the time of writing. Those of you who do not want to wait until then can order the phone straight away with the …

Check out the last few seconds of a OnePlus 5 television ad

With the OnePlus 5 due to be introduced on Tuesday during a live streaming feed, and then launched via a flash sale a couple of days later, Amazon India has started advertising the latest flagship killer on television. The last few seconds of a commercial for the device were recorded directly off of a television, which explains the poor quality of the clip. Thanks to the use of sub-titles, we have an idea about what is being said during the spot, which is in rotation on Indian television.

The ad apparently shows a man looking at the OnePlus 5 box, which is off camera and is possibly …

Check out how easy it'll be to hail one of Airbus' conceptual autonomous flying taxis

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Hailing a flying taxi will someday be as easy as pulling out your phone and pressing a button. 

That’s the future presented by a number of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft projects, and major transportation movers and shakers, most notably Uber and its partners, have outlined plans to take the ride hailing services currently stuck on the ground to put them in the skies.   

One of the busiest companies in the space is Airbus, which just dropped a new video of its autonomous flying taxi hailing project. The video is just a CG demo of the concept, but it’s still an exciting vision of the future of mobility.   Read more…

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Check out the latest specs and unveiling information for the Moto G5S+ and Moto X4

Yesterday, a series of tweets from tipster Andri Yatim gave us the latest rumored information about the Moto G5S+. The handset is said to come with a 5.5-inch screen and a full metal build. The unit will be powered by the energy-sipping Snapdragon 626 chipset carrying an octa-core CPU, and the Adreno 506 GPU. A 3068mAh battery keeps the hamster wheel spinning, and there is a dual-camera setup on back. Pricing will range between Rs18,999 to Rs19,999. Exchanged into U.S. currency, that works out to the equivalent of $294 USD to $309 USD.

As for the Moto X4, this will be a higher priced model …

Check out the best tech deals for Father's Day here!

Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday! The day in which we show our gratitude to our fathers is traditionally accompanied by sales and discounts from various different retail stores in the US. Naturally, this means that it’s a pretty good time of the year to gear up on some tech, regardless if you’re buying it for dad or yourself (we won’t judge). 
Over the last several days, we’ve informed you on some of the better bargains that we managed to locate online, but we realize that keeping track of every separate article might not be …

Facebook allows users to raise funds after a crisis in its new Safety Check update

Facebook has had its Safety Check feature for a while now. It started as a way for people to let their friends they were safe in the event of a natural disaster or other crisis in their area. Today, the social media giant announced an update to its Safety Check system, which adds a few new features.

The most notable addition to Safety Check is the ability to start and donate to a fundraiser straight through Facebook. The feature will start to roll out “in the coming weeks in the US.” It appears that it will be exclusive to the United States for the time being, but …

Check out Apple's official video introduction of the HomePod

This afternoon at WWDC 2017, Apple introduced its long rumored answer to the Amazon Echo. The Apple HomePod is a smart speaker that features integration with Apple Music and Siri. The latter is a very important feature since one of the major components of every smart speaker is an AI personal assistant. For example, On the Amazon Echo, that task is left to up and coming superstar Alexa. On the Harman Kardon Invoke, that job belongs to Cortana; on Google Home, well, you probably can figure that one out. So Siri handles the same chores that Alexa and Google Assistant are in charge of for …