These three useful Android 11 features might not be available on all smartphones

Google has its own way of telling OEMs which features coming with a new Android build they have to mandatorily offer with their custom skins that rely on the Android Open Source Project, and the ones they can choose to skip. These rules are compiled in the Android Compatibility Definition Document (CDD). Implementation of newRead More

How to create an 'I'm getting pulled over' shortcut on Android

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ve undoubtedly seen the constant barrage of stories covering the collective societal frustration with the endemic racism that has plagued this country for centuries. Aside from highlighting the protests of social injustice around the country and the world, these stories have also shown frightening interactions betweenRead More

Apple may give us a 12-inch MacBook with an Arm-based processor

It seems that Apple may go back to making 12-inch MacBook laptops. However, these new devices would arrive with Apple’s new Arm-based processors. Now, @choco_bit has shared his ideas on twitter on these new laptops. Rumors suggest that Apple will soon stop using Intel processors in its future Macs and that these will be replacedRead More

5 ways the Cortex-X program could change Android as we know it

ARM’s Cortex-X program could mean phone makers have a lot of room for bigger and better things. We don’t have a lot of details about ARM’s Cortex-X program, where ARM will work with companies that build processors to customize them from the ground up, outside of some press materials and datasheets from ARM itself. WeRead More

The Zebra can save you hundreds of dollars a year on car insurance

If shopping around for car insurance doesn’t exactly sound like your idea of a good time, you’re far from alone. Thanks to a seemingly endless number of plans, marketing campaigns, and constant price fluctuations, finding a decent (let alone truly great) car insurance plan for yourself or your family can often feel like an endlessRead More

TCL 10 Pro Review

Remember when the new kid on the block, OnePlus was all about making the best possible Android smartphone and selling it for the best possible price? In 2020 OnePlus’s “Best Bang for Your Buck” title has been challenged a bit. First of all, their OnePlus 8 series is getting kind of expensive at $700+. Secondly,Read More

Google Meet is now free, but do you need an account to use it?

Best answer: Even though Google is making its video conferencing platform Meet free, you’ll still technically need a Google account to use it. I say technically, because there is at least one way you can use Meet without an account, which we’ll address below. Desktop version: Google Meet (See at Google) Mobile app: Google MeetRead More

Garmin Forerunner 245 vs. Galaxy Watch Active 2: Which should you buy?

Fitness focused Garmin Forerunner 245 $290 at Amazon Pros Highly accurate GPS tracking Comprehensive workouts and training Great screen visibility in sunlight Full-week battery life Cons No touchscreen Limited apps and notifications Hardware is too sporty for some Garmin focuses on fitness above all else, and it shows. The Forerunner 245 has excellent GPS andRead More

These credit cards earn you the highest rewards at grocery stores

Heads up! We share savvy shopping and personal finance tips to put extra cash in your wallet. Android Central may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. Please note that the offers mentioned below are subject to change at any time and some may no longer be available. Credit cards vary widely inRead More