Google Teams Up With FRA to Include Railroad Crossings in Google Maps

According to The New York Times, Google and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will announce a partnership today that will lead to the inclusion of all grade crossings in the United States via Google Maps. The FRA’s hope is that this addition to Maps will bring down the amount of accidents that happen at crossings, which spiked last year by 9%.  (more…)

Don’t Miss These Top Android Stories: 6/26/2015

I don’t know about where you all are, but here in the Portland, OR area, it’s hot! Too darn hot! Looking back, we had a great week, posting up our full NVIDIA SHIELD review, going hands-on with always-on apps for Android Wear, and OnePlus announced the official unveiling date for the OnePlus 2.

In other exciting news, DROID Turbo owners may rest a bit better, knowing that Lollipop will likely soon be hitting their devices. Additionally, we got what could be our first look at the Moto G (3rd Gen), Project Fi hopefuls can now check the status of their invite, and a Material Design theme was released for the Galaxy S6.

Did you miss something good? Have a look below.  (more…)

Deal: Grab a Cute Andru Chill USB Charger for Just $15, Free Shipping

Over on the DL Deals Store, you can grab a Andru Chill USB Charger for just $15, down from its usual price of $25. We have covered these Andru chargers before, since they feature an adorable little Bugdroid character, and this is a good chance to score one below their MSRP.  (more…)

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Google Opinion Rewards Updated, Now Available in Brazil and Mexico

Just yesterday, we went over the benefits of Google’s Opinion Rewards app. You answer surveys, Google gives you Google Play credit to spend however you want. It’s a win-win.

Today, the app received an update in Google Play, allowing even more people to join in on the action. Once the update is applied, Google users in Brazil and Mexico can begin taking surveys, earning money for questions they answer.  (more…)