As per usual, this week has been busy in the Android world.
We finally got the chance to offer our full thoughts and opinions on Lenovo’s new Moto Z and Moto Z Force, as well as a great new budget-friendly smartphone, the Alcatel Idol 4S. We also went out on the town to play a quick Pokémon GO session, which you should definitely check out if you’ve ever played the game.
And of course, there’s a lot more where that came from. A full list of videos can be found attached below. Without any further delay, here are the Android-related videos you don’t want to miss this week.
Moto Z and Moto Z Force review – are mods the future?
Lenovo’s new Moto Z and Moto Z Force are super thin, have top-of-the-line specs, and sport a modular design. Is that enough to help the devices stand out from the crowd? Check out Josh’s full review for all the details.
Alcatel Idol 4S review
We’re not used to seeing higher end devices from Alcatel, but it looks like that’s changing. Alcatel’s Idol 4S is fast, well built and a great budget option for anyone looking to save a bit of cash. If you want to know more, you’ll want to watch John’s full review.
AR-printed pictures – Prynt review
Josh reviews Prynt – a fun accessory that takes and prints Polaroid-style pictures with a little augmented reality fun thrown in.
ZTE ZMAX PRO hands-on
ZTE’s past roots are firmly at the entry-level and the ZTE ZMAX Pro is one of these offering a great package at a budget-friendly $100. Here’s our hands-on.
When AI meets art: Prisma photo filters
Prisma launched on iOS a month ago and 8 million installs later, it’s the #1 app in over 40 countries. Ahead of it’s launch on Android in a few weeks, here’s a sneak preview of the beta.
Android Authority Plays: Pokémon GO
Joe and Josh twist their caps backwards and go out into the world as Pokémon GO trainers. How successful are they? Find out as we play Pokemon Go!
Should I keep my phone plugged in overnight?
The age-old question: should you keep your phone plugged in overnight? You might have heard some downsides of keeping your phone plugged in for 7+ hours, but should you actually be worried about anything? Check out Jayce’s video for more.
The Lunar XPRIZE – For Google, the sky is the limit
In 2017, Google wants to help independent R&D teams send a rover up to the Moon! Welcome to the Lunar XPRIZE, which I think is the most fascinating Google-sponsored competition yet.