[Deal Alert] Google celebrates World Book Day with over 50% off several ebooks and audiobooks

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/google-books-slideshow-hero.gif" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-488038" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/google-books-slideshow-hero.gif" alt="" width="728" height="299" /></a></p> <p>April 23rd is World Book Day, and Google is commemorating the occasion with discounts on multiple books on Google Play. The discounts apply not only to regular ebooks, which have existed on Google Play for quite some time, but to audiobooks as well, which were launched just <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/23/audiobooks-now-officially-available-google-play/">earlier this year</a>.</p> <p><span id="more-488033"></span></p> <p>You'll find some pretty good discounts, with many ranging from 50% to 80% off the initial price of the book.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/deal-alert-google-celebrates-world-book-day-50-off-several-ebooks-audiobooks/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/deal-alert-google-celebrates-world-book-day-50-off-several-ebooks-audiobooks/'>[Deal Alert] Google celebrates World Book Day with over 50% off several ebooks and...

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Asus announces new Lyra Trio mesh WiFi system

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/lyra-trio-hero-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-488017" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/lyra-trio-hero-1-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>The wireless connectivity veterans at Asus <a href="https://www.asus.com/us/News/Gd7EmbLkxKVqtSzV">announced</a> a new mesh WiFi system today called Lyra Trio. The white-and-blue devices are <em>pretty </em>functionally similar to <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/07/24/asus-lyra-mesh-wifi-system-available-today-399-99/">last year's Lyra system</a>: Lyra Trio comes as a three-pack (obviously), the three individual routers working in concert to blanket a large area in WiFi coverage. This year's model is cheaper, though: the Lyra Trio will retail for $299.99, as opposed to the 2017 model, which went for $399.99 at launch.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/asus-announces-new-lyra-trio-mesh-wifi-system/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/asus-announces-new-lyra-trio-mesh-wifi-system/'>Asus announces new Lyra Trio mesh WiFi system</a>...

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058: Refreshed Chrome UI on desktop, Google podcasts, Alphabet earnings | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got a refreshed Material Design look for Google Chrome is available in Canary, Assistant continuity of podcasts across devices, and Alphabet Q1 2018 earnings. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/9to5google-daily-058.mp3 more…

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Alphabet records 26 percent rise in revenues for Q1 2018

Google’s parent company Alphabet recorded revenues of $31.146 billion in the first quarter of 2018, up 26 percent from a year ago. Net income came in at $9.401 billion for the quarter, up from $5.426 billion from last year. Alphabet made some changes in its financial reporting this quarter, including removing Nest from its “Other Bets” […]

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Meizu’s light-up Bluetooth earphones are both ridiculous and amazing

Meizu Meizu launches light-up Halo Earbuds in China. Bluetooth earphones outfitted with Corning’s Fibrance glass and fiber optic lighting. Glowing buds set to retail in China from April for 999 yuan (~$158). We’ve seen a huge shift towards headphones and earphones that hide or completely do away with pesky cables. Enter Chinese manufacturer Meizu with its […]

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Alphabet reports $31.15 billion in revenue for Q1 2018, a 26% increase over last year

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_Google-Dark-Side-Hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-482573" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_Google-Dark-Side-Hero-728x485.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Google parent company Alphabet just announced financial results for the first quarter of 2018, and the news is good across the board. The company took in a whopping $31.15 billion over the three-month period ending March 31st, which is a 26% increase of Q1 of 2017. After expenses, Google had $9.4 billion in net income for Q1.</p> <p><span id="more-488007"></span></p> <p>Analysts had projected Alphabet's revenue numbers to be slightly lower, so the stock initially shot up in after-hours trading.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/alphabet-reports-31-15-billion-revenue-q1-2018-26-increase-last-year/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/alphabet-reports-31-15-billion-revenue-q1-2018-26-increase-last-year/'>Alphabet reports $31.15 billion in revenue for Q1...

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T-Mobile subscribers will be able get $4 ‘Deadpool 2’ tickets on May 15

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/deadpool-2-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-488008 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/deadpool-2-hero-728x310.png" width="668" height="284" /></a></p> <p>T-Mobile subscribers will be able to grab one $4 ticket each to "Deadpool 2" in the carrier's <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tmobile.tuesdays&hl=en_US">T-Mobile Tuesdays app</a> on Tuesday, May 15. The vouchers can be redeemed on <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.gamatech.androidclient.app&hl=en_US">Atom Tickets</a> starting on May 18, the day the movie releases in theaters. The "un-carrier" also <a href="https://newsroom.t-mobile.com/news-and-blogs/tmobile-tuesdays-deadpool-2.htm">announced</a> two Deadpool-themed contests in which entrants can win a trip to New York for an advance screening of the film or free movie tickets for a year.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/t-mobile-subscribers-will-able-get-4-deadpool-2-tickets-may-15/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/23/t-mobile-subscribers-will-able-get-4-deadpool-2-tickets-may-15/'>T-Mobile subscribers will be able get $4...

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OnePlus 6: Four years on from the OnePlus One, what will we get?

Four years ago today, OnePlus unveiled the disruptive OnePlus One. Now, the Shenzen-based company’s seventh major device, the OnePlus 6, is on the horizon. It’s a key moment, as enthusiasts come to grips with the pioneering brand moving into the mainstream market with mainstream prices. Will the OnePlus 6 avoid the derivative, or will OnePlus become just another […]

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10 best podcast apps for Android

Podcasts seem to be making a return as a main source of information gathering in the age of the Internet. It’s a great way to listen to experts talk about the topics you care about and it’s relatively easy to find great podcasts. If you’re a fan of the medium and are in the market […]

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