COVID-19 Update: We are still OPEN normal hours.See more details HERE.

Gadget Grave — #Google

Google Project Fi

Posted by 7 on

Google is known for the Internet as well as the “Google Nexus” devices- that are pure Android. Also, Google offers Internet service in select cities but did you know that Google is working on dropping its hat into the wireless service ring? Like many projects, Google Project Fi has not released anything about becoming a possible wireless provider. It seems though, if you have the new Motorola Nexus 6 tester (and received the newest firmware update), there is an app “with the placeholder name of ‘Tycho.’” This new app seems to be a portal to the elusive Google portal for...

Read more →


Google and Balloon Internet AKA Project Loon

Posted by 9 on

The United Nations’ has added Internet a basic human right. There are about five billion people who are not connected to the World Wide Web (approximately 49% of the world is not connected to the internet) due to living in rural areas and just not having cost effective ways to bring Internet to everyone around the world. The project is Google and Balloon Internet AKA Project Loon. The balloon Internet project that Google is sponsoring runs on solar power. The balloons are sustained in the atmosphere by winds and are higher than planes and weather events. It takes a team...

Read more →


How To Avoid And Remove Android FBI Ransomware

Posted by 9 on

In this post we will talk about how to avoid and remove Android FBI ransomware on Android devices. If you are careless about the apps you install on your Android device, you might find FBI Ransomware has popped up. The safeguards put in place by Google in the Play Store mean that malware should be blocked. Even if something were to get through the approval process, the rating systems and application report tool would see that it didn’t stay online. It’s from unknown sources that Ransomware ends up on a Android device, whether it is from online downloads or from third...

Read more →


Googles Material Design

Posted by 9 on

Now Google’s a tease! When Google unveiled an early build of Android Lollipop back in the summer of 2014 as Android L we had a taste of an all new revamped Android goodness. True to what Google delivers it was pushed to all the nexus devices as that is what it was actually developed upon. There are no UI overlays an actual beautiful, pure, sleek Android interface in all its glory. Now all the third manufacturers like Samsung, HTC, and even Sony are slowly rolling out the update to their own devices, even though the manufacturers add their own overlays...

Read more →


A surprisingly daily driver! The new Android M Preview.

Posted by 9 on

I just got the Nexus 6, first thing first for any Android user is to unlock the boot-loader. Easy peasy, boot into bootloader mode and run “fastboot oem unlock” then done deal. Next is to download the Android M developer Preview, http://developer.android.com/preview/index.html. You will need to extract the tarball and inside is the complete system. You will also need the correct driver and there are errors that are encountered that you must run “mfastboot” to complete. (These links will be at the bottom.) I am not responsible for anything that happens, the apocalypse, your cat grows horns, your wife leaves...

Read more →


Where to get a new Phone?

We have the largest selection of new, used, and refurbished phones, computers, and tablets in Arkansas. Gadget Grave has replacement Verizon, AT&T, and Unlocked smartphones. Your old gadgets are often worth money, and we accept trade-ins - so bring in your old phones, tablets, and computers.

Newsletter Sign Up