Wednesday Poll: Who is Your Current Wireless Carrier?

It’s that time of year again, where we check-in to see which wireless carrier you are all currently signed up with.

When we asked this same question almost a year ago, 60% of you were still with Verizon, while T-Mobile had managed to attract almost 20% of the community. AT&T, Sprint, and various prepaid options made up the other 20% or so. With T-Mobile still making Uncarrier moves, AT&T attempting to copy match them offer-by-offer, and a variety of prepaid options posting insanely good monthly deals, we want to know if Verizon is still holding onto your business.

After voting, be sure to tell us why you are where you are. Is it all about coverage? Pricing? What?

Who is Your Current Wireless Carrier?

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Monday Poll: Android Fans – Are You Considering a Switch to Apple Music?

Apple Music is official and coming to Android. For die-hard Android users like those who hang out here at DL all day, every day, you are for the first time, going to have a choice of a new service that involves Apple that won’t force you to leave Android. That’s kind of nuts if you think about it.

So here is the question – are you now considering a switch to Apple Music when it launches this Fall? Some of you may be asking back, “Why would we do that?” For a couple of a reasons. If you look at the entire service, Apple Music may not be all that terrible, other than the fact that it’s Apple who is controlling it.

For example, the music library that Apple has access to is easily the best in the business. From exclusive albums or tracks to early pre-orders and releases, no one has as many as Apple. No one gets everything first, like Apple does. Beyond that, Apple is allowing you to sign-up up to six members of your family with Apple Music for just $14.99. Individual subscriptions at almost every other music service will run you $9.99. Apple’s is also $9.99 individually, but think how much money you will save by letting the whole family in for a total of $14.99? And that way, you don’t have to share your Google account between devices, like my wife and I do to both access our Google Music subscription. Finally, if you look at that screenshot, Apple seems to have followed Android’s app design guidelines as well. This doesn’t just seem like an iOS port – they may have actually cared about the experience.

Tell us, are you considering the switch toe Apple Music? If so, why?

Are You Considering a Switch to Apple Music?

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Friday Poll: What Version of Android is Your Phone Running?

Earlier this week, Google updated its Android distribution numbers, showing that only a small group of users, at about 12%, are running the latest version of the OS available. Lollipop was released last year, and now that we are creeping towards the half of 2015, we would have hoped to see that number a bit higher.

Regardless, there are a lot of versions of Android still out in the wild, with plenty of ‘mid-range’ and even some ‘high-end’ models of phones running Jelly Bean and Kit Kat. Our question today is, what version of Android is your current smartphone running?

To see what version of Android you are on, head into Settings, About Phone, Software Info, then you should see exactly what your phone is running.

What version of Android is your phone running?

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Thursday Poll: What Was Today’s Biggest Announcement at Google I/O?

A lot took place today, and now that the day is somewhat wrapping up, we want to know what you thought was the biggest announcement from the Google I/O keynote.

Google took the stage early this morning, then proceeded to announce a ton of new things – the Android M developer preview (available for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player), updated Google Cardboard headset that fits larger phones, Android Pay, Project Brillo to manage the Internet of Things, a family-friendly version of Google Play for the kiddies, an all-new Google Photos app, plus a ton more.

Share your thoughts below on what you think the biggest announcement from Google I/O is so far.

What was today's biggest announcement at Google I/O?

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Question of the Day: What Will Android M be Called?

With Google all but confirming the announcement of Android M at Google I/O later this month, it’s time to decide what we think Google will call it when it goes stable. The “M,” assuming Google sticks with the long-standing Android naming scheme, should stand for some sort of sweet treat. It could end up being a big branded piece of candy (KitKat) or a more general term for a category of sweets (Ice Cream Sandwich). Google typically attempts to surprise or trick us by keeping the name guarded up until the last minute, so guessing is always fun.

Assuming the mention of “Android M” wasn’t just a typo – and we don’t believe that it was – we may not know the official name until some time later this year. Our guess is that Google will announce Android M in the form of a preview at I/O, then try and release a stable version, along with the name, at some point in the fall, like they did with Lollipop.

Now is the time to place your bets on a sweet name. (Please be Mike and Ike!)

Question of the Day: Why Aren’t You Buying the LG G4? Why are You?

Like with any flagship, I get the feeling that the DL community is torn on the LG G4. Some love it, others don’t. Some are buying it the minute it becomes available (27% of you), and others will keep their current phone or wait for something in the future that is more appealing to them. And you know what? That’s the way it should be. Not every phone is built for everyone, well except the iPhone. (Hah!) In all seriousness, choices are what makes Android so great. The LG G4 is another of those choices.  (more…)

Tuesday Poll: Is the LG G4 Your Next Phone?

Have you seen enough of the LG G4 after today’s festivities to know whether or not you are going to buy one? I would imagine that many of you have, thanks to this full list of specs, a comparison to the Galaxy S6 and One M9, our hands-on gallery, and Tim’s first impressions. We’ve tried to give you everything we can, outside of price, because LG and its carrier partners have yet to reveal that important bit of information. Still, we know it will probably drop in at $199 on contract and anywhere from $600 to $700 without one. There are few secrets left.

Tell us, did LG impress you with all of its Quantum IPS display and f/1.8 camera talk? Did they convince you that you need a leather back and removable battery? Or are you disappointed that the phone looks a lot like the G3, is using a Snapdragon 808, doesn’t have the premium materials of the Galaxy S6 or One M9, and skipped on the fingerprint sensor?

Let us know!

Is the LG G4 Your Next Phone?

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