United Airlines app can now save boarding passes to Google Pay

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/chrome_2018-05-08_19-43-02.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-491294" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/chrome_2018-05-08_19-43-02-728x398.png" alt="" width="668" height="365" /></a></p> <p>Back in May, it was announced that <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/08/boarding-passes-tickets-coming-soon-google-pay/">Google Pay would be able to store boarding passes and tickets</a>, similar to Apple Pay. We've seen a few airlines add support for the feature, like Southwest, and now it works with tickets from United.<span id="more-511052"></span></p> <p>The latest changelog for the United Airlines app says, "We’re happy to announce the launch of Save to Google Pay Mobile Boarding Pass, you now have the ability to store your Mobile Boarding Pass as part of the Google Pay." Presumably, there will be a 'Save...

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Rootless Pixel Launcher for non-Google devices hits Play Store as ‘Rootless Launcher’

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Rootless-Launcher-Generic-Hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-511033" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Rootless-Launcher-Generic-Hero-728x457.png" alt="" width="668" height="419" /></a></p> <p>Discussion on the subject of home screen launchers can get downright tribal, but my recent favorite has been Amir Zaidi's "<a href="https://github.com/amirzaidi/Launcher3">Rootless Pixel Launcher</a>," a version of the Pixel-style Launcher3 ported for other devices. It was a bit annoying keeping it up to date, though, as updates had to be downloaded via his <a href="https://github.com/amirzaidi/launcher3/releases">GitHub</a>. Thankfully for the lazy, Amir Zaidi has just released his launcher under the new name "Rootless Launcher" to the <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=amirz.rootless.nexuslauncher">Play Store</a>.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/26/rootless-pixel-launcher-non-google-devices-hits-play-store-rootless-launcher/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/26/rootless-pixel-launcher-non-google-devices-hits-play-store-rootless-launcher/'>Rootless Pixel Launcher for non-Google...

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PS4 Fans, This is Your New Media Remote

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/08/26/ps4-fans-this-is-your-new-media-remote/">PS4 Fans, This is Your New Media Remote</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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5G hype is coming. Don’t fall for it.

The 5G hype train has almost reached full speed now. We have our first 5G handset accessory, rumors about a 5G smartphone from market leader Samsung, and modem products available from the big chip manufacturers. The U.S. telecommunications market is gearing up to launch its first 5G networks before the year is out ahead of […]

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[Deal Alert] Sony Xperia XZ2 is $650 ($150 off) at B&H

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/xperia-xz2-deal-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-511009" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/xperia-xz2-deal-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="350" /></a></p> <p>The Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact were <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/11/sony-xperia-xz2-xz2-compact-coming-best-buy-amazon-us/">released earlier this year</a>, and both are a significant design departure from Sony's previous devices. They have 18:9 displays, rear fingerprint sensors (that are actually enabled in the North America!), and glossy glass backs. Now you can get the XZ2 for $649.99 on B&H - a $150 discount from the MSRP, and about $50 lower than current prices at other retailers.<span id="more-511008"></span></p> <p>The XZ2 has a Snapdragon 845 processor, 64GB of storage, 4GB of RAM, and a 5.7-inch 1080x2160 18:9 LCD screen.<div class="clear"></div> <a...

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Weekend poll: What do you think of the Pixel 3 XL (so far)?

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/img_5b7ea3f9a23ab.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-510479 size-large" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/img_5b7ea3f9a23ab-668x370.png" width="668" height="370" /></a></p> <p>Pixel 3 XL leaks have been happening hard and fast, from a <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/22/latest-pixel-3-xl-leak-includes-camera-samples-wireless-charging-confirmation/">full unboxing</a> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M77bSscDJpo">including video</a> to basically <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/20/black-pixel-3-xl-caught-camera-wilds-canada/">every</a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/06/08/pixel-3-xl-two-photos-sure-looks-like-googles-next-phone/">possible</a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/24/pixel-3-xl-details-emerge-including-redesigned-camera-app-google-assistant-earbud-remote/">angle</a>. While it's likely that more surprises are coming, it certainly feels like we know almost everything about the larger of Google's (presumably two) upcoming phones. If you've been following along with the leaks as they land, what's your opinion?</p> <p><span id="more-510993"></span></p> <p>For whatever reason, Google decided to take the single most contentious design feature of 2018 and turn it <em>way </em>past 11.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/26/weekend-poll-think-pixel-3-xl-far/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/26/weekend-poll-think-pixel-3-xl-far/'>Weekend...

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How to earn cash online and keep your day job

The internet marketplace has changed the way we shop. The barriers to entry for vendors are all but gone. All you need now to earn cash online is the right opportunity and the drive to success. And if you have the drive, you can identify the opportunity. The beauty of selling online is that you […]

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[Update: OneDrive too] PowerPoint and Excel pass 500 million installs on the Play Store

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/08/26 10:02am PDT Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/26/microsoft-powerpoint-excel-pass-500-million-installs-play-store/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/08/26 10:02am PDT</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">It was somewhat odd that both apps reached that landmark on the same day, but it appears OneDrive also surpassed 500 million installs that day. </span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/powerpoint-thumb-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-510839 size-full" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/powerpoint-thumb-hero.png" width="180" height="180" /></a></p> <p>After years of rumors and speculation, Microsoft released Android versions of its primary Office applications <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2015/01/06/microsoft-expands-office-android-tablet-preview-invites-required-download/">back in 2015</a>. Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for Android have undergone many changes since then, like the addition of phone support and closer feature parity...

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New Material UI and dark mode are back in latest Android Messages [APK Download]

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/New-Messages-Material-Design-Hero-2.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-510983" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/New-Messages-Material-Design-Hero-2-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>If there's one thing we love when it comes to the subject of Android here, it's a good tease. Over the last couple of weeks, Google surreptitiously <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/18/android-messages-v3-5-adds-new-material-ui-dark-mode-apk-download/">added</a> and subsequently <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/18/android-messages-v3-5-adds-new-material-ui-dark-mode-apk-download/#1">disabled</a> an updated Material Design interface for Android Messages. In addition to the app's blinding new all-white aesthetic, it also included a new dark mode that should be a bit easier on the eyes at night. Though the updated design was seemingly disabled, it's now back in the latest version — and you can download...

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Venom’s Tom Hardy in It for the Long Haul

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/08/26/tom-hardy-to-be-in-as-many-as-four-venom-movies/">Venom’s Tom Hardy in It for the Long Haul</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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20 best new Android games released this week including Grand Mountain Adventure, Hipster Attack, and Kahuna

<p><img src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/nexus2cee_games-02_thumb-2.png" />Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have a fantastic first taste of one of the best skiing games I've ever played on mobile, a goofy hipsterrific tower defense game, and a fantastic digital adaptation of the card-based board game Kahuna. So without further ado, here are the most notable games released in the last week.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/26/20-best-new-android-games-released-week-including-grand-mountain-adventure-hipster-attack-kahuna/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/26/20-best-new-android-games-released-week-including-grand-mountain-adventure-hipster-attack-kahuna/'>20 best new Android games released this week including Grand Mountain Adventure, Hipster Attack,...

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