5 Best Android Phones under 10000INR

Always enjoy the various features on your smart phone do not hesitate and consider any features by any cause. Sometimes we step back from our needs for insufficient budget but now you have not to scarify any for your budge. If you are finding smart phone under Rs.10000/- then here are some awesome phone model with full of features which might be right for you.

  1. Asus Zenfone 5

It is the leading newly launched android smart phone model in the market by ASUS powered by Intel.  It is popular for its stunning awesome looks and quietly brilliant performance with Intel Dual core 1.6GHz and 1.2GHz processor. It has also 2 GB of RAM which makes it more efficient for smooth processing. This phone has two various storage capacities with various range. If you want 8GB of storage with 1.2GHz processor then it will be in Rs.8499/- or if you want more then it will be Rs.9999/- with 1.6GHz processor and 16GB of storage capacity. And also has the ability of 32GB of external micro SD support with both models.

  1. Micromax Canvas Nitro A311

Micromax is the well known trusted smart phone maker in the market. Micromax Canvas Nitro A311 one of the best Android Smart Phone model by Micromax. This phone comes with 5 inch HD LED screen with awesome performance speed by 1.7 GHz of processor and 2GB of RAM. You can also get 13 MP primary and 5 MP secondary cameras with this phone model which can change your picture experience to more live. It also a budget fix phone which is reasonable for its various quality and features.  Click Here This phone price is Rs.9999/-.

  1. HTC Desire 526 G Plus

HTC is one of the best smart phone companies in the market. They always take care of their quality of their product. Their aim is to satisfy their customer and give the best value for money for their customers. HTC gives 1.7 GHz processor and 1GB of RAM space which gives it efficient for its work done. It also has ARM mali-450 graphics inbuilt which gives more quality to your graphics experience. This phone model price is Rs.9603/-.

  1. LAVA IRIS X8

This smart phone comes with 12.7 cm of larger HD screen with super clean picture quality. It has also 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 MTK 6592M processor which gives smooth performance experience to users. Also have 2GB RAM for better performance and 16GB of storage capacity with 32GB external micro SD storage support. You can get this smart phone in RS.9349/-.

Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) or Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G – Which is the best pick?

There was a time when we had just one or two mobile handset options to choose from, and now there are at least one or two thousand! So, if you’re one of those who like to do their research before getting things done, and you’re also interested in knowing a thing or two about the latest budget smart phones, you’ve come to the right place for Motorola Mobile Prices.

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Let us compare mobiles – Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, 2 of the latest and most talked about smartphones and then you can decide for yourself which one is it for you!

Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen): This one is said to be the best budget smartphone in the market right now. At a price of Rs. 12,999, this amazing smartphone offers a plethora of features which makes it what it is. The 5.00 inch display with 720 X 1280 pixels resolution is great for those who enjoy games and movies on their smartphone. Moto G is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with four cores running at 1.2 GHz and an integrated Adreno 305 GPU. The phone consists of 1 GB RAM, and 8 GB or 16 GB internal storage.

An 8-megapixel rear camera rear and from 1.3 to 2 megapixels front camera makes for a good clicking device for smartphone photographers. Not to forget the massive 2060 mAh battery life; one of the best features of this phone. While all the features and specifications are top notch, it takes a backseat in terms of the look of the phone. The average material quality and not so appealing looks of the phone might be a repelling point for some. That being the only con, it’s still one of the best gadgets to grab right now.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G: Yet another entry that gives a tough fight to Motorola’s hero smartphone is the Redmi Note 4G. This wonderful phablet brings you many things at an affordable price of just Rs. 9,999 and also provides 4G network. To begin with, the 5.5 inch display is bigger than what Moto G offers. However, the resolution is the same as Moto at 720 X 1280 pixels. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 2 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage with 64 GB extendable Micro SD capacity is really great for a phone so cheap.

A massive 3,100 mAh battery life makes the phone a big hit, along with the 13 MP rear camera which not to mention is extremely good for photographers. While the features of this phone might seem better than Moto G, that too at a lesser price, there are other factors you should consider too. While the phone is really great, there are availability issues in India because of its patent infringement dispute with Ericsson.

Although there’s a considerable difference between the costs of these handsets, currently these two models are value for money than the rest offered in the same segment. But all in all, if you can get your hands on these phones, you shouldn’t waste the opportunity.

Vibosoft iPhone/iPad/iPod to Computer Transfer

To keep the data on your iOS based device safe the most usual way is to keep a backup of the files in a computer or to iTunes. There are many valuable data in your iOS device and that needs to be backed up for future usage. The iOS is closed operating system and it is a tough job to copy files from iOS devices to any computers. But to solve this problem Vibososft has introduced the 3-in-1 transfer tool for better management of files and valuable data. The application is capable of transferring from an iOS device to computer or to iTunes.You can know how to transfer music from iPhone to itunes With this tool you can transfer photos from iPhone to computer and many other tasks can be performed using this software. Some of the key features of the Vibososft iPhone/iPad/iPod to computer transfer are as follows:

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  • This is smart tool to get your iPhone’s data synced up with the computer or to iTunes for keeping a solid backup for future usage.
  • It is compatible with all the iOS based devices and can recognize files like music, images, videos and more.
  • There are two modes to transfer one where the phone’s data is synced with iTunes or you have to simply keep the copies in your personal computer.
  • There are hundreds of files stored in your phone’s total memory but it will be very tedious to select which one are needs to be restored so the tools give a detailed list of all the files with full specifications.
  • It also shows the preview of the files from where we can choose which one restore.
  • This manger also allows to save backup and this back up can be used after wards in case of emergency. It can transfer photos from his phone to computer.
  • The application has a lucid user interface and thus can be operated very easily.
  • This tool is quite powerful and works very efficiently and also worth swift.

These were some of the major attributes of the Vibosoft application and thus it is a very useful and yet handy application. It can be considered as one of the best tool for managing and transferring files from iOS based decide to computer.

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Micromax's Yu Yureka Set to Receive Lollipop-Based CM12S Update Soon

 

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Micromax’s Yu Yureka is set to soon receive its Android 5.0 Lollipop-based Cyanogen OS update, CM1S, as indicated by Micromax Co-Founder and CEO.

According to Rahul Sharma, the CM12S update for the Yu Yureka has been submitted to Google for certification. Sharma however did not give an exact roll out date of the update. “Wanna thank all the beta testers and everyone involved, we are now in the final phase of Lollipop release. The software has been submitted to Google for approval today, and if all goes well the rollout should happen soon,” he said on the Yuforum on Monday.

“Here is a little peek into what is going on under the hood. At YU, quality is a key focus and our partner, Cyanogen is equally committed to provide a robust software. We both work hard to ensure that the awesome new features are stable enough to provide the best user experience. However, with Lollipop it became a little more stringent and longer. Every set of errors took us back a few steps costing us few more days for the rollout. Now in the final stage, we cannot wait ourselves to ship it fast. We will keep you posted on the update,” he added.

For now, neither Cyanogen or Micromax subsidiary Yu Televentures have revealed what new features the CM12S update will bring for the Yu Yureka. Notably, Micromax and Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus had locked horns last year over an exclusivity agreement won by the domestic manufacturer to offer Cyanogen OS smartphones in India, as well as their updates. The issue has been closely watched by authorities. While initially it looked as if OnePlus would be unable to offer Cyanogen OS updates in India, OnePlus co-founder later confirmed an OTA update for CM12S would be made for Indian users as well.

Last week, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, on Twitter replied to a user that the CM12Supdate for the OnePlus One has already passed company’s certification process and that the roll out is expected to begin within next few days. Notably, the CM12S update for the OnePlus One was supposed to roll out by March 30, while the company’s own custom ROM based on Android 5.0 Lollipop – OxygenOS – was supposed to roll out on March 27. The company in the first week of April released the OxygenOS custom ROM for users to download and flash onto their OnePlus One smartphones

The best Android apps for following Major League Baseball

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Baseball is back, and you can forgive us for getting a little excited about it—our offices are just two blocks away from the San Francisco Giants’ ballpark. Teams play 162 games in the regular season alone, so they’re taking the field almost every day. You’ll want to enlist the help of your phone to be sure you don’t miss a clutch performance or walk-off home run.

Your Android device can serve as your perfect baseball companion, with plenty of apps to help you stay connected to your fantasy league, keep on top of trade rumors, and of course monitor your favorite club. We’ve compiled the best apps for the new season, so no matter where you are you’ll be connected to as much baseball as you want.

Watch every game, though be wary of blackout rules

Major League Baseball is again offering its MLB.TV subscription, which gets you every single game for the 2015 season.

If you’re planning on using your Android phone or tablet to watch games orstream them with a Chromecast, you’ll want the premium package. It’s $130 per year (or $25 per month), which gets you any game on up to 400 different kinds of devices.

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You can watch it on your Android phone or tablet with the MLB At Bat app, which is the recipient of a rather svelte Material Design refresh just in time for the start of the new season. Even if you don’t plan to watch games on your phone, the At Bat app is an excellent way to follow scores and games in progress. Plus, there’s a cheaper $20 per season subscription that lets you stream radio broadcasts within the app (including local games).

The key caveat here is broadcasting blackout rules, which prevent you from streaming games in your local market. For example, if you live in Northern California you can’t fire up a Giants or A’s game; you have to watch it through your cable or satellite provider.

So if you were hoping to use MLB’s TV package as a way to catch local games even though you’re a cord cutter, you’re out of luck. Head to MLB’s blackout checker to find out which team(s) you’re locked out of viewing through the streaming package.

Follow the scores, news, and rumors

While MLB At Bat does the job well, there are other apps that also do an excellent job of keeping you updated on the world of baseball.

ESPN just got a major redesign, finally making it fluid and free of the crashes and bugs that often plagued it.

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You’ll need to create an account, either with the traditional email and password method or through Facebook, to save your favorite teams. You can then customize how often you get alerts. Your phone can ping you at the start of a game and every few innings if you want. Alerts also push to your Android Wear smartwatch, so you don’t even need to pull your phone out.

The ESPN gamecast feature is also here, so you can get pitch-by-pitch coverage of any game. It would be great if this had a pull-to-refresh feature for those times when you hop out of the app and come back later.

Another good contender is CBS Sports, as the app takes Material Design seriously and syncs all your preferences to your online CBS account so you can follow scores on the web as well as on your Android device.

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Google Now is a great companion for keeping track of your favorite baseball team.

Many are also fans of theScore, which has a lot of customization options and a dark aesthetic for those who want their sports app to appear as manly as possible.

Also don’t forget about Google Now, which has rather impressive sports capabilities. If you’re using the Google Now launcher, this is the fastest way to check out on how your team is doing or who they’re playing. Just open up Google Now and it will pop up a card right in your stream.

To turn on the magic, you’ll need to head to the Google Now menu, select Customize, and tell it what teams you’re interested in following. Then you’ll see a card each day with the upcoming game or live results of an ongoing contest. You won’t get constant push alerts, but if you’re using the Google Now Launcher it’s by far the fastest way to quickly check out a score or find out when the next game is.

Stay connected to your Fantasy leagues

Fantasy baseball is big business, and you don’t want to miss out on how your team is performing or if there’s a sleeper pick that just went live on the wire.

ESPN Fantasy Baseball is back for another season, but unfortunately the interface is still stuck in the minor leagues. The last update was in February, so hopefully the ESPN team will deliver some enhancements with the new season underway.

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Yahoo Fantasy Sports handles baseball and any other of your Yahoo leagues, so no need to grab another baseball-specific app if you’re already a Yahoo fantasy player.

CBS Sports Fantasy is another all-in-one solution; it handles leagues from ESPN, Yahoo, or of course CBS Sports. CBS is also Android-friendly in that it takes Google’s design guidelines seriously, producing another app that looks great on Android.

Grab some apps before you head to the ballpark

If you’re heading to a game at some point this year, grab the MLB.com Ballpark app. It’s kind of like a Foursquare for baseball, with the ability to “check in” to a game.

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But it goes beyond the social experience with some handy in-game extras. For example, at some parks you can use the app as your ticket to the game. You can also use it to buy tickets, get a map of the stadium, or try for a seat upgrade. There are even some parks where you can order refreshments with it

Benchmarked: The Galaxy S6 is the fastest Android phone. Period.

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Benchmarks scores are nothing but numbers. The realmeasure of a phone’s performance is how well it runs popular software, and how that performance holds up over time. That’s what we care most about.

Still, we thought we would take a closer look at the performance of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, including industry standard benchmarks. This is the first time Samsung’s bundled its own Exynos chip inside the U.S. variant of its flagship smartphone. That’s a big deal, especially with all the unfortunate—if not slightly exaggerated—press surrounding Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810.

We want to see how Samsung’s new phones perform against some of its competitors, and last year’s Galaxy S5 flagship phone. The results show that these are, hands down, two of the most powerful phones you can buy.

The first Exynos of its kind—in the U.S.

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Samsung’s new flagships are powered by the 64-bit Exynos 7 Octa 7420 processor and 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The chip consists of four 2.1GHz Cortex-A57 cores and four 1.5GHZ Cortex-A53 cores—the way Samsung explains it, four are devoted to delivering top performance, while the other four are aimed at battery efficiency. The Galaxy S6’s 14nm chip (the first 14nm chip in a phone) has been optimized to dramatically reduce its power consumption, boosting battery life.

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Snapdragon 810—in every performance benchmark we threw at it; including AnTuTu, Vellamo, Geekbench, and PCMark.

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AnTuTu tests overall device performance, including user experience, which the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge apparently deliver on. Notice the jump from last year’s Galaxy S5 to this year’s flagships.

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The Vellamo benchmarks test CPU performance. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge far beat out the One M9.

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PCMark tests the device as a whole, based on everyday activities like photo editing and video playback.

It’s hard to ignore the numbers. Samsung’s Exynos processor outperformed the competition across the board, scoring exceptionally high in both PCMark and AnTuTu. With TouchWiz lighter than it’s ever been, our experience using the phones mirrors these benchmark results—they’re incredibly fast and responsive.

Made for high-powered graphics

Early Exynos processors weren’t exactly graphics powerhouses, the Galaxy S6 delivers really excellent 3D graphics performance thanks to the Mali-T760 MP8 GPU. The GPU runs up to 772MHz, and together with all the memory bandwidth from that LPDDR4 memory, Samsung’s chip is no slouch in the gaming department.

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The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge performed well in 3Dmark, though this was one area that the One M9’s Snapdragon 810 succeeded.

The only time the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge fell short was against the One M9’s Snapdragon 810 SoC in 3DMark’s Ice Storm Unlimited test. I tried testing the device with Futuremark’s new Slingshot benchmark, too, but the Exynos’ ARM Mali GPU doesn’t support a couple of OpenGL’s extensions necessary to run that test. (The developers have noted this on the Google Play store page and stated they’re currently “exploring a possible workaround for this.”)

You’ll like gaming on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, though the latter might end up being a weird experience because of its curved edges. Regardless, you’ll be able to move in and out of applications and quickly fire up games when you’ve only got a few minutes to spare without experiencing any hassle.

A bounty of battery life

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The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge come equipped with a 2550 mAh and 2600 mAh battery pack, respectively. That’s a bit of a downgrade from the Galaxy S5’s 2800 mAh battery. I was particularly impressed by how little I had to charge each phone in the week that I used them.

My experience with the last few Samsung devices was that after the honeymoon period was over—essentially, a few months after I’d posted the review—they turned into these nasty little battery suckers. I feel optimistic that’s not the case this time around, especially since that wasn’t the case with the Galaxy Note 4. It’s still one of the most battery efficient phablets on the market and I’d like to think whatever tweaking Samsung did there, it also did it to the Galaxy S6.

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(We are re-running the Geekbench battery test and will update with those numbers shortly.) With the display calibrated to 200 cd/m2, Samsung’s new phones outlast many of its rivals. They’re not going to last longer than low-end phones with small displays and weaker processors like the Moto E, nor bigger, thicker phones with massive battery packs like the Droid Turbo. But compared to other thin, light, high-end premium flagship phones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge avail themselves well.

On standby, with their displays off, both phones seemed to hibernate. It took over three days of on-and-off usage to kill the Galaxy S6, while the Galaxy S6 Edge stayed quiet on top of my dresser over the weekend. That device only drained 20 percent of its battery power when I went to check on it two nights later.

Heed warning that both phones do eat through a lot of energy with the brightness turned up—their bright Super AMOLED displays are battery hogs. On the drive in to work, the Galaxy S6 Edge burned through 20 percent of its battery life powering Google Maps’ turn-by-turn directions, though I had left the screen on at mid-brightness and allowed notifications to push through all at the same time. Afterwards, I turned off turn-by-turn directions and the GS6 Edge’s screen, and it stayed at 79 percent for a good portion of the morning. That’s true battery efficiency: when you can use the hell out of your phone for about an hour, and then not worry that will prevent you from using it the rest of the day.

If the phone does die on you in the middle of the day, you can rest assured that it’ll charge up in no time flat. The Galaxy S6 charged from 20 percent to 54 percent in just 20 minutes, from 0 percent to 86 percent in 50 minutes, and from 0 percent to 100 percent in an hour and 18 minutes. The “Oh crap my battery is low, I wonder how much I can charge it in 15 minutes before I board the plane” scenario looks great for this phone.

Better storage performance

Remember when you switched your computer from regular ol’ mechanical hard drives to solid state drives? Well, the performance improvement of the Galaxy S6’s storage isn’t quite that dramatic, but it’s still really flippin’ fast.

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The Galaxy S6’s storage performance in AndroBench. Far left is sequential read. Middle is Random Write. Far right is Random Read.Samsung’s new flagship phones are the first to ship using the new Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard, which offers higher read and write speeds and increases reliability in flash memory storage. That means shorter loading times on big apps, faster application switching, and less lag when saving those hi-res burst photos. UFS 2.0 is also supposed to be more energy-efficient, which may contribute to the GS6’s ability to squeeze good battery life out of a somewhat smallish battery pack. We’ll see UFS 2.0 in more phones over the coming year, but Samsung’s the first to bring it to the mass market.

TouchWiz: no more tantrums

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TouchWiz has not only changed aesthetically, but it’s less of a memory hog, too—or at least it feels like it. It definitely feels faster than it did on its predecessors, though Android 5.0 has a lot to do with that, too. TouchWiz also has a new Theming engine, which I figured would eat away at battery efficiency, but it just ended up making everything look real cute. I’m also happy to report that there’s nary a delay when I slide down Notifications Shade.

I’m looking forward to revisiting these performance benchmarks in about six months time—you don’t see a phone’s true abilities until after they’ve been used and abused for a while. Samsung’s new flagship may be a powerhouse now, but it could be a different story a later on.

Google's App Runtime for Chrome to bring native Android apps to Chromebooks

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If you begin to see a deluge of pure Android apps suddenly appear in the Chrome Web Store for Chromebooks, there’s a reason: Google has gone mainstream with App Runtime for Chrome (ARC), the company’s bid to lure uber-apps like VLC to the Chrome OS platform.

Think of ARC as a complement to the so-called “Chrome apps” or ”packaged apps” that debuted in 2013. But while a packaged app might be just a glorified Web app, Google employees said an app written with ARC is more like a native port of an Android app.

“Basically, we created the project to fill in some of the app gap, which has always been sort of the ding on Chromebooks,” said Josh Woodward, a product manager at Google. “As more and more Android tablets have come into the market, there have been many more nice, full-screen-sized apps. So we thought—this is kind of crazy—what if we could run an unmodified APK file, an Android app, on Chrome OS?”

When running on Chrome OS, the ARC app “thinks” that it’s running on an Android tablet or phone. But the ARC layer simply intercepts a call to an Android notification, for example, and replaces it with the corresponding Chrome OS command. Google launched ARC last year as a beta, and the project remains in beta—what with Google being Google. But ARC is now being more widely marketed instead of being seeded to developers on a select, one-by-one basis.

While Chrome packaged apps are geared toward developers who work with Web technologies (HTML, JavaScript and CSS), App Runtime for Chrome is targeted at Android developers who run native code, Woodward said.

Users won’t need to worry about which apps are which—they’ll simply appear in the Chrome app store, as, well, apps. But if a lot of Android developers sign on to port their code, the number of apps you can run on your Chromebook could grow exponentially. “That’s the hope,” Woodward said.

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VLC finally coming to Chrome OS

One app that Chromebook users should welcome enthusiastically is VLC, the video-player app that promises to play just about every video file format around. Chrome OS plays just a small handful of video files natively, so VLC will be a nice addition to the Chromebook repertoire. VLC will probably appear in the Chrome OS app store in a couple of weeks, Woodward said.

Google showed us an early preview of the VLC  app, and it ran without problems on new low-cost Chromebooks built on chips manufactured by Rockchip. “We sent over the tools for them and said, ‘Try it,’ and it was like, ‘This is totally amazing!” Woodward said.

To date, just a few Android apps—including Evernote, Vine, Duolingo, and Sight Words—have made the jump to Chrome OS. Other “apps,” such as Dropbox, basically point to their respective websites. Woodward said that Google has been working with eBook distributor OverDrive and Amazon’s Kindle on these new ARC apps, and hopes to land more developers as ARC’s awareness grows.

Will Chromebooks suddenly sprout dozens, if not hundreds of Android apps? Probably not overnight. Google faces the same problem as BlackBerry, Tizen and Windows Phone: Although backed by a high-profile developer, the market for Chrome OS remains relatively small, compared to the PC or even Android phones. In certain segments, however—commercial and education—Chromebooks are faring quite well. Last July, for example, NPD said that Chromebooks represented 40 percent of all commercial notebook sales.

Chromebooks appear to be succeeding based on their capability as efficient, low-cost devices to access the Web. And if they can run Android apps as well, they’ll become a lot more useful.

Activating a non-Verizon Nexus 6 may give you headaches on Big Red

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Bringing a Nexus 6 to Verizon may cause you unnecessary pain thanks to the carrier’s tendency to not play nicely with unlocked devices.

According to Android Police, More Everything plan customers, who get a discount for using unsubsidized phones, could see their rates go up as the discount doesn’t apply to devices flagged as “Non-VZW.”

Even with a Verizon rep adding back in the monthly plan discount, it disappeared the following day for one customer when the network again flagged the rogue Nexus 6. The difference can be anywhere from $15 to $25 per month. You may or may not experience the same problem, but it’s worth being aware of in case you had your eye on an unlocked Nexus 6 and you’re a More Everything customer.

The Nexus 6 and Verizon already had a complicated relationship, given that that Verizon finally launched the Nexus 6 on March 12, months after the phone’s initial debut. It does launch with Android 5.1, which has some nice perks.

The impact on you at home: While it may be painful to visit a carrier store, it could be worth the trip if you’re a Verizon customer and thinking of picking up a Nexus 6. The only downside here is you miss out on the $50 in Google Play credit the Google Store is currently offering to those who buy an unlocked Nexus 6. You’ll have to decide if that perk is worth the potential hassle of fighting Verizon

Now view your custom map creations inside the Google Maps Android app

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You can now see any of your custom maps that you’ve built with Google’s My Maps tool inside the main Google Maps Android app.

You’ll still need to use the My Maps website or separate Android app to create your own maps, which are rather useful for vacation planning or business trips. You’re able to place markers, plot routes, and share them with others.

Why this matters: While My Maps is a clever tool, it hasn’t quite captured the hearts and minds of Android users the way other services have. Bringing it into the main Google Maps application puts it in front of more eyeballs, who then may be tempted to try out their topographical skills

The Apple Store will give you credit for old Android phones

If you’re ready to defect to the iPhone from Android or BlackBerry, the Apple Store will welcome you with open arms—and some store credit.

Apple retail stores are expanding their trade-in programs beyond the iPhone and iPad to include “select” smartphones from other manufacturers. Word of the new program first appeared on individual store websites, as spotted by 9to5Mac.

Apple has been offering credit for old iPhones and iPads at its retail stores since 2013. The company also accepts old Apple products and Windows PCs through its Reuse and Recycle website. This is the first time Apple will be offering store credit for Android and BlackBerry phones.

It’s unclear how much you’ll get for these devices compared to other tech buyback services such as Gazelle, NextWorth, and EcoATM. Apple hasn’t posted any trade-in details for its U.S. stores, and Engadget reports that employees some locations aren’t even aware that the program has begun. We’ve reached out to Apple for clarification