Lawnchair Launcher v2 exits beta, brings latest Pixel-style home screen to any phone (APK Download)

Lawnchair Launcher is the go-to home screen replacement for many looking to duplicate the Pixel experience on other phones — once you get used to things like Google Discover and the “at a glance” widget, it can be hard to go back.  The updated V2 version has been around for a while in alpha and Play Store beta releases, though folks have been clamoring for and bothering the developers about a stable release on the Play Store for ages. Read MoreLawnchair Launcher v2 exits beta, brings latest Pixel-style home screen to any phone (APK Download) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

How to factory reset your Google Home, Nest Mini, Nest Hub, or other Google Assistant speaker

Smart speakers and smart displays are still relatively-new types of devices, and since many of them don’t have a screen, it’s not always obvious how to do certain tasks. That includes performing a factory reset, which involves different steps on Google’s smart speakers/displays and third-party Assistant devices.
In this guide, we’ll go over how to factory reset every kind of Google Assistant-powered smart thing. No matter if you’re trying to troubleshoot issues, or sell/give your smart device to someone else, this is an easy process. Read MoreHow to factory reset your Google Home, Nest Mini, Nest Hub, or other Google Assistant speaker was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Get the YI Outdoor Camera for just $65 ($55 off) with six months of cloud backup (Featured Deal)

Do you need an outdoor security camera for your home? Maybe you want to catch your Amazon delivery driver chucking boxes at your door, or make sure no one has stolen your packages. Now you can get the YI H30 Outdoor Security Camera for just $64.88 exclusively from Home Depot, a $55.11 savings from the original MSRP. Six months of cloud storage is also included, making this an even better offer. Read MoreGet the YI Outdoor Camera for just $65 ($55 off) with six months of cloud backup (Featured Deal) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

11 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Facebook Viewpoints, Milkshake — Website Builder, and Breaker—The social podcast app (11/16/19 – 11/30/19)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous two weeks or so. Today I have a survey app from Facebook, a website builder from Envato, and a social podcast app from Breaker. So without further ado, here are the most notable Android apps released in the last two weeks.

Please wait for this page to load in full in order to see the widgets, which include ratings and pricing info. Read More11 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Facebook Viewpoints, Milkshake — Website Builder, and Breaker—The social podcast app (11/16/19 – 11/30/19) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Google Pixel 4 / Pixel 4 XL case roundup: Reviews of the best (and worst) cases out there

Times have changed since the era of the $349 Nexus 5 and $499 Nexus 6P; instead, practically every flagship smartphone nowadays, Google’s included, costs at least $800. The $800 Pixel 4 and the $900 Pixel 4 XL feel pretty great in the hand caseless, but if you don’t want to risk damaging your shiny new gadget, a case is a must. A screen protector would be good to have, too.
This roundup will feature a wide variety of cases (and some screen protectors). Read MoreGoogle Pixel 4 / Pixel 4 XL case roundup: Reviews of the best (and worst) cases out there was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

EARLY ACCESS: Moment’s annual 72 Hour Sale officially starts on Monday. Shop today.

Every year and once a year only Moment give us a 72 hour sale, this normally start the weekend after Black Friday however we have early access and so do you! You find massive savings, up to 40% off gear, 50% off lessons, and $700 off trips.You are best to browse the site to see what suits you, but I’ll list my top 5 favourite deals below.
Moment 72 Hour Sale: Early Access
Pixel Cases $39.99 $20 

 
Moment have cases for Pixel, Galaxy, OnePlus and iPhone – This sale is a great opportunity to get a discount on a really rugged and neat looking case. Even if you don’t use or own a Moment lens on your phone.
 
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18mm Wide Angle Lens $119.99 $71.99

 
The Moment 18mm Wide Angle has been my go to companion lens for my Pixel 3 and now the Pixel 4. The wide angle it offers and the great glass lens give you a super sharp, crisp and wide shot every time.
 
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Topo Designs Rover Backpack $139.00 $83.40

 
Backpacks are functional items, but they can be stylish too right? I love the vibrant colours and size of the Topo Rover. It’s a great pack to fill up and sling over your shoulder and the straps are soft too.
 
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Anamorphic Lens $149.99 $119.99

 
The Moment Anamorphic Lens is the holy grail of filmmaking. It makes your videos pop with flares, a wide screen look, and true black bars on top and bottom. It makes video on your phone not look like cell phone footage…it looks like a movie.
 
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2 Lens Starter Kit $169.98 $144.98

 
Not sure where to start? This set includes two bestselling lenses of your choice, perfect for capturing more than you ever could with your phone alone, plus everything else you would need to get started. Phone case with mounting system for the lens and a lens pen to keep your glass squeaky clean.
Note: Set pricing is variable and will update depending on the products you select. For this set, you’ll always save $25, but the total will change depending on your selections.
 
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2019 Black Friday roundup: Best deals on phones, smart home, TVs, audio, and more (Update: New deals, Friday evening)

Black Friday is barreling toward us like a freight train. Thankfully, retailers are kind enough to warn us about many of the deals they intend to run ahead of time, which helps us help you make the best possible holiday shopping decisions. Here, for your convenience, we’ve rounded up all the best deals we’ve spotted in advance.

Discounts are shown as reported by their retailer, with dates noted if they aren’t live yet. Read More2019 Black Friday roundup: Best deals on phones, smart home, TVs, audio, and more (Update: New deals, Friday evening) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Tink has the August Smart Lock Pro, Connect, and Keypad bundle for just $183 ($156 off) [Featured Deal]

When investing in smart home upgrades meant to keep you and your family safe, you need to know that you’re getting the best gear from a name you can trust. Founded in 2016, tink has become a leader in the smart home industry by pairing a portfolio of expert-tested products with devoted customer service, all for attractive prices plus free delivery and returns. This Black Friday, tink is offering plenty of discounts on some fantastic smart home products, like this August Smart Lock Pro, Connect, and Keypad bundle for only $182.95 ($156.04 off). Read MoreTink has the August Smart Lock Pro, Connect, and Keypad bundle for just $183 ($156 off) [Featured Deal] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Save on Google Assistant speakers, Bluetooth earbuds, and more in JBL's Black Friday sale

JBL and its sister brand Harman Kardon are hosting numerous deals for Black Friday, and we’ve put together the best ones for you guys. There is something for everyone here, with headphones, speakers, and soundbars for people who want good audio quality from a trusted brand. Some notable deals include the portable Link Music speaker at $50 (50% off), as well as the Link Bar soundbar with Android TV and Google Assistant built-in for just $250 (38% off). Read MoreSave on Google Assistant speakers, Bluetooth earbuds, and more in JBL’s Black Friday sale was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Upgrade your Wi-Fi with the Netgear Orbi mesh system and Orbi Voice Satellite Extender, up to 40% off on Amazon

There are plenty of reasons to need a solid wireless internet setup: knocking back gigabytes of bandwidth playing Stadia, surfing the web for the best Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals, and binging your favorite movies and TV shows, just to name a few. If your network isn’t up to par, it’ll certainly let you know with dropped frames, sluggish video buffering, and endless loading screens. Give your Wi-Fi the boost it deserves with this Netgear Orbi Tri-Band Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System or Orbi Voice Wi-Fi Satellite Extender, up to 40% off today on Amazon. Read MoreUpgrade your Wi-Fi with the Netgear Orbi mesh system and Orbi Voice Satellite Extender, up to 40% off on Amazon was written by the awesome team at Android Police.