15 best offline Android games that require no WiFi!

A lot of Android games depend on a mobile data connection. Whether it’s downloading stuff from the server like Clash of Clans, or using it for DRM protection like most Final Fantasy games, it seems like virtually every game is asking you to be within close proximity of a web connection just to make the […]

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Nokia 6 (2017) falls to $149 on Amazon ($80 off)

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Screen-Shot-2018-12-01-at-7.55.22-PM.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-530758" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Screen-Shot-2018-12-01-at-7.55.22-PM-728x411.png" alt="" width="668" height="377" /></a></p> <p>In the days leading up to Black Friday, we saw the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/11/22/nokia-3-1-drops-140-20-off-best-buy/">Nokia 3.1 drop to $140</a> at Best Buy. But if you missed out on that or just want something a bit higher-end, Nokia's 6 from 2017 is just $149 on Amazon, $80 off MSRP.</p> <p><span id="more-530757"></span></p> <p>Back in September, the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/20/deal-alert-nokia-6-2017-now-180-50-off-bh/">2017 Nokia 6 hit a low of $180</a>, but today's deal is even better. In case you're not familiar with the phone, the Nokia 6 (2017) has a 5.5" 1080p LCD, a Snapdragon 430, 3GB of RAM, 32GB...

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Roku TV Wireless Speakers Review

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/reviews/roku-tv-wireless-speakers-review/">Roku TV Wireless Speakers Review</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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The All-Terrain Sound Bluetooth speaker is half-price at just $29.99

Freshtech describes the All-Terrain Sound as “the world’s most experienced speaker.” We don’t know what they mean by that, but for $29.99 we think it looks a bit of a bargain. The All-Terrain Sound is a rugged, waterproof, Bluetooth speaker designed to support an active lifestyle. If you enjoy a soundtrack while you hurtle down […]

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Bumblebee Toys Come in All Shapes and Sizes

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/01/bumblebee-toys/">Bumblebee Toys Come in All Shapes and Sizes</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Hangouts executive rebuts rumors of shut down, users will be transitioned to Hangouts Chat and Meet

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Surprised-Hangouts.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-518339" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Surprised-Hangouts-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Yesterday it was reported that Google was planning to sunset Hangouts <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/01/report-google-killing-hangouts-in-2020-probably-will-launch-8-new-messaging-services-in-its-place/">sometime in 2020</a>. However, according to <a href="https://twitter.com/happyinwater/status/1068861340800958466">Scott Johnston</a>, director of product management and realtime comms product lead for G Suite (i.e., the guy who runs Hangouts at Google), that isn't the case. Johnston says there have been "no decisions made about when Hangouts will be shut down." Furthermore, we're told current Hangouts uses will be upgraded to Hangouts Chat and Meet.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/01/hangouts-executive-rebuts-rumors-of-shut-down-users-will-be-transitioned-to-hangouts-chat-and-meet/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/01/hangouts-executive-rebuts-rumors-of-shut-down-users-will-be-transitioned-to-hangouts-chat-and-meet/'>Hangouts executive rebuts rumors of shut down, users...

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B&H Photo now charges sales tax in 22 US states

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Screenshot_2018-12-01-A-Tour-of-B-H-Photo-Video-Photography-Life.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-530740" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Screenshot_2018-12-01-A-Tour-of-B-H-Photo-Video-Photography-Life-728x450.png" alt="" width="668" height="413" /></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bhphotovideo.com/">B&H Photo</a> isn't just a store for cameras and studio equipment — it also sells phones, tablets, TVs, computers, smartwatches, and more. We've posted <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/tags/bh/">countless deals from B&H</a> over the years, but if you're going to buy products from them in the future, be warned that the retailer is now charging sales tax in 22 states.<span id="more-530739"></span></p> <p>Previously, B&H only charged sales tax in New York and New Jersey, since those were the only states where the retailer had a phyiscal presence.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/01/bh-photo-now-charges-sales-tax-in-22-us-states/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/01/bh-photo-now-charges-sales-tax-in-22-us-states/'>B&H...

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Buy this five-game compilation to support the War Child U.K. charity

U.K. charity War Child launched Help: The Game on the Play Store and Amazon Appstore. Help: The Game includes five games and funds War Child’s ongoing efforts with child victims of war. Help: The Game is available for $2.99. Hoping to further its efforts to provide assistance to children in conflict areas, U.K.-based charity War […]

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Anki Overdrive is now $86 ($64 off) on Amazon, Fast & Furious Edition is $93 ($76 off)

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_IMG_20170922_133353.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-447315" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_IMG_20170922_133353-728x546.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="501" /></a></p> <p>Anki's 'Overdrive' is a lineup of smartphone-controlled racing cars that can drive on a customizable track. <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/09/23/anki-overdrive-fast-furious-edition-review-just-good-original-100-vin-diesel/">We reviewed the Fast & Furious Edition last year</a>, and it offered plenty of fun for the original price of $170. Now you can get the Fast & Furious version for far less than that, and the non-themed version is also on sale.<span id="more-530734"></span></p> <p>The regular Overdrive kit is now $85.82 (a drop of $64 from the original price), and the Overdrive Fast & Furious Edition is now $93.37 ($76.62 off).<div class="clear"></div> <a...

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[Update: Hangouts product manager responds] Google reportedly killing Hangouts in 2020, probably launching 8 new messaging services in its place

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/12/01 9:12am PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/01/report-google-killing-hangouts-in-2020-probably-will-launch-8-new-messaging-services-in-its-place/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/12/01 9:12am PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">Google's Product Lead for Communications, Scott Johnston, called the original report "shoddy reporting" and states no decisions have been made about shutting Hangouts down. https://t.co/QgYfj03ADn Hey</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/hangouts-ded.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-530672" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/hangouts-ded-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>For the last few years (since Google <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2016/09/20/allo-finally-rolling-play-store-apk-download/">launched</a> and the <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/04/19/chat-will-googles-new-name-rcs-allo-development-paused-favor-android-messages/">effectively killed</a> Allo), Hangouts has been slowly dying. Bits of it have been <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/03/09/google-officially-splits-hangouts-meet-chat-new-apps-meet-chat-bot-coming-soon/">broken off</a>, and others were <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/09/28/googles-hangouts-chrome-app-will-stop-working-soon/">outright killed</a>. According to a report...

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