The OnePlus 5 doesn’t push any boundaries but stays firmly in its lane: top-notch specs and a highly customizable and near-stock Android OS for hundreds of dollars less than the competition. Available with 6GB RAM/64GB storage or 8GB RAM/128GB storage.
A winner of Android Japan’s Experiments: Object contest. Kosho Tsuboi’s Magic Calendar is a large digital calendar. Tsuboi’s prototype uses a low reflection display, but he hopes that in the future there will be an E-ink display that looks and feels like paper.
The Xperia XZ Premium has an HDR-enabled 5.5″ 4K touchscreen. Its 13MP front camera and 19MP rear camera both have optical image stabilization. The rear camera also has a 960fps slow motion mode, and can automatically take photos so you can catch fleeting moments.
Comedian Louis C.K. has released a one-stop mobile shop for all his major stand-up comedy specials as well as his web series Horace and Pete. If you’ve already purchased some of his work, just enter your email address and you’re good to go. Available for iOS and Android.
Want to build your own Android apps? Head to The Awesomer Shop and sign up for this extensive series of online training to help get started. By the end of the 31 hour course, you’ll build 14 apps, and learn to submit them to the Google Play Store. A $199 value.