Bogdan Petrovan(2628 posts)

Bogdan is a senior editor with Android Authority, passionate about technology, travel, and all things fantasy. Write to him, find him on Twitter, or on Google Plus. And remember - we live in the future!

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OPPO brings the selfie-focused F1 Plus to international markets

by: Bogdan PetrovanApril 5, 2016
A rebranded version of OPPO R9, which launched in China in February, the OPPO F1 Plus boasts a beautiful – if not original – appearance, solid specifications, and a tricked-out 16MP front camera.
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Must read: top 10 Android stories this week

by: Bogdan PetrovanApril 3, 2016
The week of April 1 is a minefield of fake stories. Some are too outrageous to even consider, others are subtle enough to warrant a double take. But if you think about it, it's amazing how many real stories of 2016 would be dismissed as pranks just ten years ago. Food for thought...
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No wonder LG’s Jason Statham ad came out on April Fools’ Day

by: Bogdan PetrovanApril 1, 2016
We all know Jason Statham for the muscular, perpetually frowning characters that he plays in action movies. From April 1, no foolin’, we’ll also know him as the star of LG’s promo campaign for the launch of the G5. And it looks like a doozy.

Roundup: good, bad, and ugly April Fools’ Day jokes

by: Bogdan PetrovanApril 1, 2016
From genuinely funny to cringe-worthy, from totally believable to totally crazy, April Fool’s jokes are coming in thick and fast. Google alone is responsible for about a hundred. Without further ado, here’s a roundup of the tech-related pranks we’ve spotted so far.
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Xiaomi brings the Mi 5 to India, but it’s more expensive than anticipated

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 31, 2016
Indian Xiaomi fans are in for a disappointment – the Xiaomi Mi 5 was just announced for the Indian market and it’s significantly pricier than the Chinese version.
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Here’s how Google created the new voice of Search

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 31, 2016
You might’ve read about the smooth new voice rolling out to Google Search, or maybe you already have it on your devices. Now, Google’s Nat and Lo are giving us a peek at how the magic happens.
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Update: Spotify now available in Indonesia, eyeing India and Japan next

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 30, 2016
Now boasting 30 million paying subscribers – and many more freeloaders – Spotify is looking at Asia for its next expansion bout.
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Amazon officially bans bad USB Type C cables, but you still need to be careful

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 30, 2016
Amazon is putting the kibosh on non-standard USB Type C accessories. That means that it should be safer, and simpler, to buy cables, adapters, or chargers for your Type C device, be it smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
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Crushing a Galaxy S7 Edge with a 400-ton hydraulic press is surprisingly dramatic

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 30, 2016
Yeah, you know where this is going. That poor Galaxy S7 Edge won’t live to tell the tale. That’s not surprising. But you know what is surprising? How dramatic the whole thing is.
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Xposed module aims to bring Android N features to devices running Lollipop or higher

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 28, 2016
A new module for the popular Xposed framework aims to transplant some of the best features of Android N to devices that can’t get the update.
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