Venmo can now be used to pay for Uber and Uber Eats

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-01-at-9.44.59-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512580" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-01-at-9.44.59-PM-728x309.png" alt="" width="668" height="284" /></a></p> <p>Back in July, <a href="https://www.uber.com/newsroom/uber-venmo-team-new-way-pay/">Uber announced</a> that Venmo, PayPal's strange mobile payment service/social media feed combo, would be added as a payment method "in the coming weeks." It's been about seven weeks since then, and Venmo support has just gone live for both Uber and Uber Eats.</p> <p><span id="more-512575"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screenshot_20180901-182933.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-512586" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screenshot_20180901-182933-217x434.png" alt="" width="217" height="434" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screenshot_20180901-183059.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-512587" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screenshot_20180901-183059-217x434.png" alt="" width="217" height="434" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screenshot_20180901-183110.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-512588" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screenshot_20180901-183110-217x434.png" alt="" width="217" height="434" /></a></p> <p>Our big boss Artem just...

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Deal: Save $90 on Bluetooth FRESHeBUDS Pro earbuds

Whatever you look for in headphones, The FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds tick a lot of boxes. This week you can pick up a pair for just $29.95. These high-quality earbuds can be yours if you act fast. The FRESHeBUDS are ideal for an active lifestyle, as demonstrated in the promo vid above (with a […]

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Appscope is a slick ‘app store’ for Progressive Web Apps

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/appscope.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512548" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/appscope-728x409.png" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a></p> <p>Progressive Web Apps (or PWAs) are fancy web-based applications that can mimic some of the functionality of native apps without having to actually install anything on your device. Because they don't take up any storage space, they're pretty great alternatives to installing apps you'd use infrequently. Discovering which services you use have PWAs can be tricky, though. That's where Appscope comes in.</p> <p><span id="more-512538"></span></p> <p>Appscope is, as its developers describe it, an "app store for PWAs." It's not really a store — you don't use it to buy things...

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[Deal Alert] ZeroLemon 26,800mAh solar charging battery with USB-C and QC3.0 down to $40 ($10 off) on Amazon with code

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-01-at-5.35.05-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512499" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-01-at-5.35.05-PM-728x385.png" alt="" width="668" height="353" /></a></p> <p>There are tons of portable batteries on the market, but few can claim the amount of features that <a href="https://www.amazon.com/ZeroLemon-26800mAh-SolarJuice-Waterproof-Shockproof/dp/B00NIOGKL8?tag=androidpolice-20">ZeroLemon's 26,800mAh solar charging pack</a> can. If you've been looking for a battery and you're a more adventurous individual, you might want to jump on this <a href="https://www.amazon.com/ZeroLemon-26800mAh-SolarJuice-Waterproof-Shockproof/dp/B00NIOGKL8?tag=androidpolice-20">$39.99 deal</a>, which is achieved with a coupon code you'll find below.</p> <p><span id="more-512498"></span></p> <p>This rain- and shock-resistant battery measures in at a whopping 26,800mAh in capacity. It has one USB Type-C port that can input 5V/2.8A and output 5V/2.4A (Power Delivery doesn't seem to...

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The latest Ultimate Ears BOOM app update removes Alexa and other features, and people are pissed

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/ue-boom-2-review.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512508" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/ue-boom-2-review-728x485.png" alt="" width="668" height="445" /></a></p> <p>Ultimate Ears makes good speakers, but it's <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/03/01/ultimate-ears-blast-megablast-review-great-sound-comes-price/">not so good at the software end</a> of things. It was stated in the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/30/ultimate-ears-announces-150-boom-3-200-megaboom-3-bluetooth-speakers-new-magic-button/">BOOM 3 announcement</a> yesterday that a redesigned app was on the way, and it looks it's already here. However, it removes a ton of features, and the new look is rubbing people the wrong way. Needless to say, BOOM owners are not happy.</p> <p><span id="more-512507"></span></p> <div class="note-wrapper"><div class="note note-note"><div class="note-heading"><i class="icon-note"></i></div> <div class="W4P4ne "> <div class="wSaTQd"> <h4 class="Rm6Gwb">WHAT'S NEW</h4> </div> <div class="PHBdkd"> <div class="DWPxHb"> <p>Check out our brand new design!</p></div></div></div></div><div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/01/latest-ultimate-ears-boom-app-update-removes-alexa-features-people-pissed/" class="read-more">Read More</a></div><p><a...

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Galaxy Note 9 vs OnePlus 6 Camera Comparison

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/09/01/galaxy-note-9-vs-oneplus-6-camera-comparison/">Galaxy Note 9 vs OnePlus 6 Camera Comparison</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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10 best game apps for Android!

Mobile games are a weird culture right now. Some refer to them as games and many others as mobile games. Some even call them game apps. We don’t judge. We already have a list for the best Android games and best free Android games. You can find links to those just below this paragraph. So […]

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[Deal Alert] The Nokia 6.1 is $229 ($40 off) on Amazon

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/nokia-6.1-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-512471" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/nokia-6.1-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="410" /></a></p> <p>The Nokia 6.1 is the successor to the widely-praised original Nokia 6. A few months after <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/05/nokia-6-2018-now-official-mid-range-snapdragon-630-chip-bothie-camera-mode/">initial availability in China</a>, the phone was <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/05/03/nokia-6-1-comes-u-s-snapdragon-630-android-one-269-may-6/">released in the United States for $269</a>. It was a great deal then, and it's an even better deal now. The phone is currently $40 off on Amazon, bringing the price down to $229.<span id="more-512470"></span></p> <p>The Nokia 6.1 has a Snapdragon 630 processor, a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS display, 32GB of storage with microSD support, 3GB RAM, and Android 8.1 Oreo.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/01/deal-alert-nokia-6-1-229-40-off-amazon/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a...

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Hands on with the HTC U12 Life: The blessing and the curse of feeling nothing like the U12+

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/u12life-holding.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512451" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/u12life-holding-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Last year HTC went after the mid-range market with a new product line, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/01/htc-u11-life-review-value-u11-isnt-much-value/">introducing the U11 Life</a> a few months after the debut of the flagship U11. And while it did a surface-deep impression of the U11's design, cheap-feeling materials and a price that was just a little too high kept it from really being a competitive option for shoppers on a budget. <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/30/htc-reveals-u12-life-slightly-boring-mid-range-phone-wont-coming-us/">Now the series is back with the U12 Life</a>, and this week at IFA 2018 we went hands-on with the phone to...

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Orbi Voice is an Alexa-equipped smart speaker and mesh WiFi router from Netgear

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Photo_Aug_15__1_01_07_PM-2.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-512452" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Photo_Aug_15__1_01_07_PM-2-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>It's becoming more and more common for regular consumers to install mesh router systems in their homes, and <a href="https://www.netgear.com/orbi/">Netgear's Orbi</a> is a popular option. At CES earlier this year, the company introduced a <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/01/03/netgear-announces-outdoor-satellite-orbi-mesh-router-system/">robust outdoor satellite</a> to its lineup, and another new router has been unveiled at IFA 2018 in Berlin.</p> <p>Orbi Voice takes what the series already does very well and adds an Amazon Alexa-capable speaker to the mix. To ensure the best sound possible, Netgear partnered with premium audio brand Harman Kardon, which has also announced...

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Google Chrome was first announced 10 years ago today

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/chrome-annoucement-comic-hero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-512431" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/chrome-annoucement-comic-hero.png" alt="" width="728" height="400" /></a></p> <p>Chrome is easily one of the most important products Google has ever released. It started an evolutionary shift for web browsers by introducing sandboxing and rapid release schedules. Fast forward to today, and Chrome is the world's most popular web browser and serves as the operating system for <a href="https://www.google.com/chromebook/">a rapidly-growing ecosystem of laptops</a>. Today marks the 10th anniversary of Google Chrome's initial announcement.<span id="more-512429"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/File-Chromium-Linux-Alpha.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-512433" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/File-Chromium-Linux-Alpha.png" alt="" width="871" height="721" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><em>Google Chrome 3.0 running on Linux (<a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:File-Chromium-Linux-Alpha.png">source</a>)</em></p> <p>On September 1st,...

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Roundup: Everything we know about the iPhone XS

Apple officially announced its September iPhone event this week, confirming that it will be held on September 12th at Steve Jobs Theater. The event is expected to be packed full of new product announcements, headlined by the iPhone XS. Read on for a roundup of everything we know about the iPhone XS… Sylvania HomeKit Light […]

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Earn up to $121k per year as a C# Developer

C# is a programming language often overlooked by first-time coders. There are some great reasons to give C# a try — and not just because of the huge price-drop on the Complete C# Coding Bootcamp right now. C# (pronounced ‘C sharp’) is similar to C, but it’s easier to learn. That’s why Microsoft developed it. Take C, update […]

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TWRP rolling out minor update with Android 9 Pie support

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_TWRP.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-461823" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/nexus2cee_TWRP-728x484.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="444" /></a></p> <p>TWRP is by far the most popular custom recovery, and it can do everything from installing ROMs to backing up your entire phone. For TWRP to access the internal storage, it has to support the encryption method used by whatever Android version you have installed. If you're already rocking a custom ROM based on Android 9, you'll be happy to know that the latest version adds decryption support for Pie.<span id="more-512426"></span></p> <p>The version with Android 9 support is 3.2.3-1, and it's now available for select devices, including both generations of the...

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