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Kinivo BTH260 Bluetooth Headphones: 20+ hours of battery life at a good price

  As companies like Apple and Motorola remove headphone jacks to accelerate our move towards the wireless age, the search for cheap wireless alternatives is at an all time high. Consumers quickly realize that going wireless is about much more than just cutting the cord. While Bluetooth technology has solved many issues like tangled cords,

Samsung to push OTA to European Note 7s limiting battery to 60% capacity

Plenty of people have yet to return their Note 7 to Samsung.

In an attempt to get remaining Galaxy Note 7s out of the hands of customers and returned to the company, Samsung is pushing out an update starting on October 31 to phones in Europe that will limit the capacity of the battery to 60%. Samsung is touting this as yet another way it’s working to get phones returned to the company, adding to regular push notifications, media  [Read More…]

Get notifications on the cheap with the Martian Notifier Smartwatch (save 76%)

Today’s AndroidGuys deal of the day is an awesome one: The Martian Notifier Smartwatch on sale for just $ 29.99 with free shipping included. Rather than build a full fledged Android Wear device that is pricey and short on battery life, Martian created a real watch that blends style with function. It has a real analog

How to recycle or donate your old Android phone

Experts suggest that 20 to 50 million metric tons of e-waste are disposed of worldwide every year. We need to make sure we’re doing what we can to help manage it all.

How many phones are you in your house right now? I’m not just talking about the one(s) in your pocket, I’m talking about the ones stuffed in drawers, under other obsolete pieces of electronics that will likely never get looked at again until you  [Read More…]

How to create an emergency contact on your smartphone (ICE)

We live in a connected world where everyone has access to the internet at almost all times. We have computers, smartphones, tablets and gaming gadgets that allow us to connect to information and others at any time. Many people carry their smartphones on them all the time in order to have access to email, Facebook, Twitter

Cheap Chromecast Speakers: Best Under $35

Just because you want a great sounding speaker doesn’t mean you have to spend more than you did on your Chromecast Audio.

Chromecast Audio provides us with an easy way to stream media from our mobile devices to our favorite speakers, whether they feature Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or neither. We’ve selected five of the best portable speakers that go great with this audio accessory and cost no more than the Chromecast Audio itself. Keep one in  [Read More…]

ZIDOO X8 TV Box dual boots Android 6.0 and OpenWRT(NAS) on the cheap

Are you the kind of person who likes to push your technology to new limits or extend a set of fun features to otherwise standard hardware? Have you hacked together devices and gadgets that normally don’t have anything to do with each other? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re likely the type

All About Chrome: How Google’s browser got everywhere

We’re moving along with our plans for Chrome. But first, let’s talk about what Chrome is and how we’re going to be doing it.

Here at Android Central, we like to talk about more than phones and tablets that use Android. Google news, carrier news and even huge mega-corporations we’re familiar with buying other huge mega-corporations for obscene amounts of money are all things we find interesting and think you will, too. One of those things  [Read More…]

BlackBerry DTEK60 now official with 21MP camera, 5.5-inch QHD display

Earlier this month, BlackBerry’s Android-based DTEK60 went up for pre-order even before the company got around to officially announcing the device. Now the wait for an official announcement is finally over.

BlackBerry has taken the wraps off the DTEK60, its latest Android smartphone. The DTEK60 looks similar to the DTEK50 that launched earlier this year, but the newest family member offers more high-end specs. That includes the display, which measures in at 5.5 inches and features a 2560×1440 resolution.

The DTEK60 also packs in a Qualcomm  [Read More…]

BlackBerry’s DTEK60 is its most powerful phone yet

BlackBerry has announced its latest smartphone today, the oft-leaked DTEK60. Succeeding the DTEK50, which was announced earlier in the year, the DTEK60 is also made by Chinese manufacturer TCL, but steps up the specs, and the price, significantly, for people looking to interact with BlackBerry’s heralded Android software suite.

With a 5.5-inch QHD display, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a 3,000mAh battery, and 21 megapixel rear camera, the BlackBerry DTEK60 is considerably more powerful than its  [Read More…]