Archive for June, 2018


Action Launcher v37 adds powerful ‘desktop shortcuts’ and Android P UI

Formatting for the Pixel Launcher’s layout is also enabled by default.

The v37 update for Action Launcher is making its way to the Play Store right now, and as always, developer Chris Lacy has a handful of new features for us to geek out over.

The biggest change this time around is something called “desktop shortcuts.” When enabled, you can hold down on any blank part of your home screen to bring up desktop shortcuts and  [Read More…]

Rymek Typewriter Bluetooth Keyboard review: $200 of nerdy goodness

This is not the best keyboard I own, but it is the keyboard I will use until it breaks.

AC Score 4

When it comes to keyboards, I am entirely without shame. I like my keyboards loud, comfortable, and unreasonably flashy. I can’t type on most of my keyboards during meetings or podcasts, because there is no way to type on them quietly. Quality  [Read More…]

Instagram privacy settings you need manage right now

Instagram is a great app for those who love to explore their creativity by taking beautiful pictures, but what if you don’t want just anyone viewing your snaps? Protecting yourself is extremely important on social media and Instagram privacy is no exception.

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Fortunately, you can take a few steps to ensure you can keep your profile and content secure.

Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Prevent anyone else having access to your Instagram account  [Read More…]

FYI: The OnePlus 6 features Dirac Power Sound and Dirac HD Sound

Dirac is a Swedish company that specializes in digital sound optimization solutions and has worked with quite a few smartphone makers in the last few years. Xiaomi, Huawei and OnePlus have all leveraged Dirac technology in order to offer superior audio quality on their devices.

It turns out that Dirac has had a partnership with OnePlus ever since the OnePlus 2 and now it seems this collaboration has extended to the OnePlus 6 as well.

OnePlus 6 has improved audio  [Read More…]

The Asus Chromebox 2 mini PC is down to its lowest price

Get online fast.

The Asus Chromebox2-G096U mini PC is down to $ 197.24 on Amazon. This mini PC has been selling as high as $ 220 recently and regularly sells around $ 210. The drop to $ 197 is the lowest we’ve ever seen and beats out previous deals by at least a few bucks. These PCs are already priced to be as inexpensive as possible, so it’s rare for them to drop at all and any sale is  [Read More…]

Put your brain to the test! Seven of the best logic games for Android

Games that are based on riddles and puzzles have been around for centuries and are a way to keep the mind in shape. Whether it’s to focus at work, do better in school, or simply stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost your brainpower.

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Eight of the best word games you can play to boost your vocabulary Seven best apps for meeting new people Seven language apps for when you want to learn to speak  [Read More…]

Android Central’s Best of E3 2018 Awards!

Sony’s lineup continues to impress, and the next year looks stuffed full of great things to play.

There are no trade shows quite like E3 in the world today. It’s a place where fans and press alike get the opportunity to play brand new games long before they are announced, as well as enjoy an in-depth look into what the big game companies have planned for the next year and change. This event is historically seen as  [Read More…]

New standard finalized that allows 5G to be independently deployed

There’s still work to do, but we’re making progress.

It’s often hard to believe we’re getting closer and closer to a 5G reality, but with so much work being done on all fronts, that’s a future we’re rapidly approaching. Most recently, the 3GPP announced that it’d officially completed the Standalone standard for 5G.

This new standard will allow for independent deployment of 5G technologies, and it’s an essential part in rolling it out to the masses over  [Read More…]

Want better battery life from your Galaxy S9? Start here!

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus were two of the most anticipated devices of 2018. These handsets offer great specs, a great display, and an amazing camera.

Unfortunately, there is one downside to these smartphones – the battery. Thanks to the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung has been playing it safe with pushing the limits of batteries in its different devices.

READ MORE: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Review

The same can be said about the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Two years of PureVPN is only $39 with this exclusive code

Picture this: You’re hanging out at your local coffee shop, using the free Wi-Fi. You come across something you want to purchase, input your credit card information, and buy something awesome.

A few days later you look at your bank statement and realize that there’s quite a few more charges on there, and at places you’ve never heard of or visited. Chances are good that your information was stolen — likely last week at the coffee  [Read More…]