Vietnamese smartphone brand Mobiistar moves its base to India

As Vietnamese handset brand Mobiistar enters the Indian market, the company has also decided to make India its global headquarters. “This is the market where all the major things in the mobile industry are happening in India… We do have a chance to try. Succeeded or not, it’s too early to tell. This is the […]

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Google and LG share details on 1,443ppi OLED display designed for next-gen VR headsets

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_google-vr-hmd.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-479348" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/nexus2cee_google-vr-hmd-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>The virtual reality game is getting interesting, but the displays on the current generation of headsets are still getting in the way of truly immersive experiences. To solve this, Google and LG Display teamed up to produce an ultra high-resolution OLED panel intended for the next generation of VR headsets. This display was <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/12/google-share-fantastically-high-density-screen-next-gen-vr-headsets/">first discussed back in March</a>, but it's now been officially unveiled at the Display Week 2018 expo.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/22/google-lg-share-details-1443ppi-oled-display-designed-next-gen-vr-headsets/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/22/google-lg-share-details-1443ppi-oled-display-designed-next-gen-vr-headsets/'>Google and LG share details on 1,443ppi OLED display designed for next-gen VR...

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Google Opinion Rewards now allows you to delete and recreate your account [APK Download]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/rewards.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-493905" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/rewards.png" alt="" width="728" height="300" /></a></p> <p>There's not a lot to Google's Opinion Rewards app, but the team behind it spent most of last year expanding its footprint to many new countries. Just last month, it was finally updated to also <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/11/google-opinion-rewards-finally-lets-change-personal-info-apk-download/">allow users to make changes to account information</a> they had submitted during the sign-up process, which cleared up some oversights like the possibility of moving to another area. In today's update, Opinion Rewards is closing another gap by adding the ability to delete user accounts.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/22/google-opinion-rewards-now-allows-delete-recreate-account-apk-download/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/22/google-opinion-rewards-now-allows-delete-recreate-account-apk-download/'>Google...

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[Deal Alert] Get a free Google Home Mini when you spend $125 on Google Express

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/free-mini-express-promo.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-493890" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/free-mini-express-promo-728x305.png" alt="" width="668" height="280" /></a></p> <p>Need a bunch of stuff available on Google Express? Want a Google Home Mini? Well, then, this is serendipitous: until June 5, you can get a free Home Mini with a promo code when you buy stuff worth $125 or more on Google Express.</p> <p><span id="more-493889"></span></p> <p>Enter promo code <strong>FREEMINI</strong> at checkout to have the little guy added to your cart. Ebay ran a pretty similar promo <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/14/deal-alert-ebay-offering-free-google-home-mini-purchases-150/">a little while back</a> where you could get a free Home Mini with a purchase of $150 or more, but that expired on Sunday...

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Project: Battle looks to take on PUBG Mobile, now available in alpha

Developer NetEase announced Project: Battle, the developer’s third battle royale-style mobile title. As with other similar titles, Project: Battle brings players closer and closer together until only one player remains. Project: Battle is available as an alpha, with a final release date unknown. Fortnite: Battle Royale and PUBG Mobile might be the most popular and […]

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Project Fi hit by SMS outage, restoration in progress

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/fi_logo_sq_1200.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-thumbnail wp-image-493875" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/fi_logo_sq_1200-150x150.png" alt="" width="150" height="150" /></a></p> <p>Earlier today, subscribers to Google's Project Fi may have run into a problem sending or receiving SMS or MMS messages. The brief outage appears to have started this morning, with reports of resolution emerging around 3:50 PM Eastern Time (12:50 PM Pacific). SMS and MMS are now reported as working by many, though it may not be resolved for all subscribers and you may run into additional delays as a result of a backlog of messages waiting to hit your phone. <span id="more-493874"></span></p> <p>Project Fi is no stranger to...

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Xiaomi is now selling its products in France

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/xiaomi-france-hero-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-493873" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/xiaomi-france-hero-1-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Xiaomi is now slinging phones (and scooters) in France. Senior Vice President Wang Xiang announced on Twitter today that a number of outlets in the country now carry Xiaomi's products, specifically mentioning the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/27/xiaomi-mi-mix-2s-official-dual-cameras-snapdragon-845-wireless-charging-improvements/">Mi Mix 2S</a>, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/02/14/xiaomi-announces-redmi-note-5-redmi-note-5-pro-india/">Redmi Note 5</a>, and Mi Electric Scooter.</p> <p><span id="more-493870"></span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">Xiaomi is now officially in France! So thrilled to be taking this huge step forward in our global journey, expanding further in Western Europe after we entered Spain last November.</p></blockquote><div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/22/xiaomi-now-selling-products-france/" class="read-more">Read More</a><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/22/xiaomi-now-selling-products-france/'>Xiaomi is now selling...

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OnePlus 6 sales open today — here’s how to get $20 off accessories with purchase

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/OnePlus-6-front-from-Ryans-review-but-with-an-accessible-name.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-493853" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/OnePlus-6-front-from-Ryans-review-but-with-an-accessible-name-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>The latest iteration for OnePlus' line of phones is a polarizing piece of hardware. You might like or hate the industrial design, which includes one of those "notches," but the specs and pricing for the OnePlus 6 aren't to be ignored—it even has a headphone jack, which is one up over the Pixel 2. And now you can actually buy one, as sales for the phone have opened starting today.<span id="more-493851"></span></p> <p>At the time of writing, none of the four SKUs currently available have sold out.<div class="clear"></div> <a...

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9to5Mac Daily 079: May 22, 2018

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/9to5mac-daily-may-22-2018.mp3 more…

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Starbucks beats out Apple, Google, and Samsung for most popular mobile payments platform

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_Starbucks-App-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-438314" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/nexus2cee_Starbucks-App-Hero-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/08/03/starbucks-android-now-fingerprint-support/">The Starbucks app</a> allows customers to pay for their caffeine fix and earn rewards points for subsequent coffee runs without using cash or a card. It only works at Starbucks, obviously. Despite the fact that payments through Google Pay and Apple Pay are now accepted at more than half of US merchants (and more than 80 percent take Samsung Pay), the Starbucks app is currently the most popular mobile payments platform—and it's projected to stay that way.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/22/starbucks-beats-apple-google-samsung-popular-mobile-payments-platform/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/22/starbucks-beats-apple-google-samsung-popular-mobile-payments-platform/'>Starbucks beats out Apple,...

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