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All the March 2021 Android security patch details you need

Fixing the latest bugs and exploits in Android every month. Google has detailed the latest Android Security Bulletin and released the fixes for Pixel devices. These are exploits and other security concerns that affect Android as a whole. Issues with the operating system, kernel patches, and driver updates may not affect any particular device, but these need to be fixed in the Android base by the folks maintaining the operating system code. Th

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LG V60 successor allegedly put on hold amid rumors of smartphone exit

There‘s more bad news for anyone waiting for a follow-up to last year‘s LG V60. What you need to know A new report indicates that LG‘s next flagship, codename "Rainbow," is put on indefinite hold. The report claims that LG has halted all testing of its V60 successor, which was initially planned for a launch this month. LG has supposedly been searching for a buyer of its smartphone business, which has been losing money for n

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The OPPO Find X3 Pro is the star of this gorgeous sci-fi ‘movie‘

The movie is a short but gripping tale about the OPPO Find X3 Pro and its capabilities. What you need to know Promotional videos have leaked of the OPPO Find X3 Pro. The first video is a sci-fi "film" focused on the capabilities of the upcoming smartphone. The second video is all about the design, particularly the camera hump. The OPPO Find X3 Pro may have a weird-looking camera hump, but the latest leak from Evan Blass really put it on di

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How to watch Disney‘s Raya and the Last Dragon online from anywhere

Just as it did with its live-action version of Mulan last year, Disney has decided to release its latest animated feature film Raya and the Last Dragon via Disney Plus Premier Access and we have all the details on how you can stream it online. Raya and the Last Dragon is set in the fantasy world of Kumandra where humans and dragons once lived together in harmony. However, when sinister monsters known as the Druun threatened the land, the dragons

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Google Play Books launches interactive tools to help kids learn to read

Google Play Books celebrates National Read Across America Day. What you need to know Google Play Books is launching new reading tools for kids. The new tools can read full books aloud or just selected words to help kids learn. These tools are launching as part of National Read Across America Day. Last year, Google added a Kids tab to the Play Store, with a collection of kid-friendly, teacher-approved apps for your kids to download. We even

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Cover Alexa‘s ears on the Amazon Echo Show 10

The Echo Show 10 (3rd Gen) is Amazon‘s most advanced Echo Show device yet. It can perform all of the entertainment and smart home functions of previous Echos and do so even better thanks to a larger display, better cameras, and improved speakers. Perhaps its most interesting features, like video chatting and home security monitoring, are enabled by its microphone and enhanced camera. As useful as those features are, there might be times w

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How to get HBO Max through cable and mobile providers

For just 15 a month, HBO Max provides subscribers with access to a massive streaming library that includes more than 10,000 hours of film and television content from HBO and WarnerMedia. While the most straightforward way to sign up for HBO Max is through HBO, you can also access HBO Max through cable and mobile providers. Here are the options for getting HBO Max through cable and mobile providers right now. How to get HBO Max through your cab

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Jiggle Physics: Anthem Next canceled; Pokmon Direct

Carli, Jen, and Rebecca mourn the cancelation of Anthem Next and speculate on the future of other BioWare properties. They also check out the news from the latest Pokmon Direct, including Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, and Pokmon Legends: Arceus. Hosted by: Jennifer Locke, Carli Velocci, and Rebecca Spear Got feedback? Hit up Podcast@androidcentral.com and tell us something! LISTEN NOW: LINKS: Anthem Next officially canceled, deve

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The best cheap Android phones you can buy in 2021, ranked

As high-end phones get more expensive, cheap Android phones are getting better. It‘s 2021, and flagship smartphones are all nearly a thousand dollars or more, so why not spend a little less? We‘ve researched and ranked all of the best cheap Android phones you can buy, and with our buyer‘s guide, you‘ll find the perfect phone for you. What are the best cheap Android phones? 2020 was tremendous for Android phones in the va

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Looking forward to Pokmon Unite? See if your phone can play it first!

Best answer: If you have a relatively new Android or iOS device, yes. The Pokmon Company hasn‘t detailed exactly what type of device requirements will be needed, but it‘s fair to assume that most new devices will be able to handle the game just fine. What is Pokmon Unite? Pokmon UNITE is an upcoming strategic team battle game developed by both The Pokmon Company and Tencent Games TiMi Studios. Initially announced in June 2020 duri

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How to watch HBO Max

HBO Max is quickly becoming a streaming service that can hold its own amongst powerhouses like Netflix and Disney+. In a late December 2020 announcement, HBO revealed that 15 new films from Warner Brothers would debut on the service at the same time as they‘re released in theaters, starting with Wonder Woman 1984. HBO Max HBO Max‘s monthly plan costs just 14.99 and gives you access to stream everything on the service with zero

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The Galaxy A52 5G could be the first A-series phones to get monthly updates

Samsung hasn‘t announced this phone officially, but it‘s spilled the beans a little. What you need to know Samsung is preparing to launch the Galaxy A52 5G soon. A new listing on one of Samsung‘s websites reveals a brisk monthly security update pace. Samsung has also promised to deliver updates to A-series Smartphones for four years after launch. Samsung is preparing to announce the mid-range Galaxy A52 and Galaxy A72 so

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Use your mouse and keyboard with these PS4 and PS5 games

Most people are well aware that PC gamers are at an advantage when it comes to pinpoint control and accuracy. Using a mouse and keyboard certainly has its benefits and not everyone is aware that the PS4 and PS5 support keyboard and mouse input. Here are some of the best PS5 games that support a keyboard and mouse that you might want to try. Though all of these don‘t have native PS5 releases, they can be played on Sony‘s latest conso

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A new Moto Wear OS smartwatch has been spotted with the Snapdragon 4100

A few new Wear OS watches seem to be in the pipeline for Moto this year. What you need to know A new image suggests that the next Moto smartwatch could come equipped with the Snapdragon Wear 4100. The unnamed Wear OS smartwatch appears to have wireless charging capabilities. A few Moto-branded smartwatches are reportedly set to release this year. The Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100 was launched last year as a drastic improvement over its pre

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The best doorbells that support Google Assistant

Today, doorbells are better than they‘ve ever been before. Thanks to the rise of smart video doorbells, you no longer have to stress about who might be showing up to your home when you weren‘t expecting anyone. Instead, you can look on your phone, see who it is, and even talk with whoever‘s at your door. If you rely on Google Assistant for controlling all of your smart things, these are the doorbells you‘ll want to check

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Get the best refurbished phones, and your wallet will thank you later

As much as we love playing with and testing the latest and greatest phones here at AC, there is something we can universally agree on that we aren‘t fans of - paying full price for the best Android phones. If you‘re in the market for a quality Android phone but don‘t want to spend a thousand dollars, you could check out the best cheap Android phones, or you you can grab one of the best refurbished phones as these offer a great e

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Epic Games is acquiring Fall Guys developer Mediatonic

Mediatonic‘s 2020 title Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout helped propel the developer into stardom. What you need to know Mediatonic is a game development studio most recently known for Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. Today, Epic Games announced that it was acquiring Mediatonic and its parent company Tonic Games Group. Epic Games is looking at bringing new features like cross-play to Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout but has nothing concrete to a

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Switching user profiles on Google Chrome just got a lot easier for families

Google just revamped Profiles on Google Chrome. What you need to know Google is rolling out a new profile switcher for Chrome on desktop. Starting up the Chrome browser will bring up the profile switcher to easily hop into your own account. The new profile experience will roll out in the coming weeks. Having a shared computer can be a bit of a hassle, especially for households with several members. While we all get used to working from hom

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The best PS5 and PS5 games you can play online without PlayStation Plus

While PlayStation Plus is usually a requirement to play online multiplayer, there are notable exceptions to this rule. Most free-to-play games allow people to enjoy online multiplayer matches without needing to be active PlayStation Plus subscribers. If you‘re wondering which games fall into this category, we‘ve created a list of some of the best online games you can play without PS Plus. Should you want to see the full list of free

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Unlock the Quest 2‘s full potential with these prebuilt gaming PCs

The Oculus Quest 2 is the best VR headset you can buy right now. While you can play a lot of VR games natively on the device, there‘s the option to unlock hundreds of AAA games by connecting it to a PC via the Oculus Link cable. The best part is that you can easily find prebuilt gaming machines that will let you unlock the full potential of your Quest 2. So without further ado, here are the best prebuilt PCs for the Oculus Quest 2. 1. Cy

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Best PlayStation Plus deals of March 2021: save nearly 50% today

Whether you are buying a PS5 or already have yourself a PlayStation 4, you are probably considering picking up a PlayStation Plus subscription. For those unaware, PlayStation Plus is Sony‘s online subscription service that allows you to play multiplayer games with friends, get discounts on games, and so much more. Normally, the service costs about 60 for the year, but you generally don‘t have to look too far in order to find a discoun

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Got a new Amazon Echo Show? Here‘s how to get it up and running.

The Amazon Echo Show devices are the only Alexa smart speakers that feature touchscreen displays. Available in 5-inch, 8-inch, and 10-inch display sizes, the Echo Show is a countertop device that packs a lot of heat. Whether it‘s video calling via Zoom or Skype, streaming music from various providers such as Apple Music and Spotify, listening to Audible audiobooks, or watching Prime Video, you‘re sure to get a lot out of this device

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All you need to know about the Discovery+ streaming service

All you should know about the Discovery Plus streaming service Discovery Plus launched in early 2021 with a media library featuring thousands of hours of lifestyle and education-centered content, from HGTV‘s Fixer Upper and Hometown to TLC‘s 90 Day Fianc and BBC‘s Planet Earth. The platform also gives subscribers the option to opt for an ad-supported or ad-free plan. Whether you‘re doing research before selecting your

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Huawei‘s Play Store competitor is doing better than you think

Cut off from Google, Huawei has had to go it alone. What you need to know Huawei has been cut off from Google for the past two years. The company developed its App Gallery as a replacement for the Google Play Store. Huawei this month announced strong continued growth of the App Gallery. Despite the lack of Google support for its phones, Huawei is still here and making some of the best Android phones we‘ve seen, when it comes to hard

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