Category: Android News


Honor 8X vs. Moto G7: Which should you buy?

Here at Android Central we use dozens of budget phones over the course of a year. With hardware becoming commoditized, you don’t have to spend big bucks on a phone that excels at the basics. Let’s break down two of the best options currently available in the market.

Honor 8X

Simply stunning

$ 229 at Amazon

Pros Powerful hardware Astounding design Great cameras Long-lasting battery Cons Charges over Micro-USB Still on Oreo Not officially supported in  [Read More…]

Get over $20 off this Teckin Smart Floor Lamp & control it from your phone

Turn the lights on. Or off. Or somewhere in between.

Use coupon code XQE2QMEV during checkout at Amazon to get this Teckin LED Dimmable Smart Floor Lamp for $ 63.74. That saves you over $ 20 off the usual $ 85 price tag. So far, the reviews are favorable, and we have yet to see a better discount on this product.

This lamp features a stepless touch dimmer to help you achieve the perfect ambiance. The memory  [Read More…]

Nekteck’s discounted car adapter includes a USB-C cable and USB-A port

For USB-C stuff.

The Nekteck 5.4A USB-C car charger adapter with built-in cord is down to $ 13.59 on Amazon. The adapter normally sells for around $ 16, and it hasn’t dropped from that price directly in more than a year.

The USB-C car charger includes an attached USB-C cable that you can use to charge any USB-C device. There’s also an extra USB-A port for other phones or tablets you want to power up. Both will  [Read More…]

Should you splurge for the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor?

Trying to pick the “best” security camera can be a daunting task, but picking between two options from the same company can be even more difficult. Since making the decision can be frustrating, we’re here to break it down to help you decide which is best for your use case.

Nest Cam IQ Outdoor

Beast mode

$ 350 at Nest

Pros Three microphones Better camera Better weather resistance Included Person Alerts HD Talk and Listen Cons  [Read More…]

Answer this call to save 50% on a new LG G7 or V40 ThinQ smartphone

Add a new line with the Monthly Device Payments option to score this deal.

Verizon has a stellar deal on LG’s G7 and V40 ThinQ smartphones, offering 50% off their regular purchase price for a limited time! There are some important stipulations you’ll want to be aware of though, so don’t skip the information below.

Just this week, Thrifter shared a deal promoting the unlocked LG G7 ThinQ at $ 430. While that’s a pretty great price  [Read More…]

The Meross smart garage door opener gives you more control for just $38

Smarter garages for everyone.

The Meross MSG100 Smart Wi-Fi app-controlled garage door opener is down to $ 37.99 on Amazon thanks to the coupon code 3TFQVDKH and a $ 10 off on-page coupon. Be sure to use both because they stack. The deal is sold by Meross Direct, too.

The Meross MSG100 is a smart garage door opener that was originally crowdfunded back in November 2018 on Indiegogo. It adds remote and voice control easily to your  [Read More…]

Learn to make your own games for whatever you want to spend

If you’ve ever considered getting into designing your own games, you’ll absolutely need to understand Unity. It’s the preferred engine for game developers and is the platform behind top titles like Superhot and Wasteland 2.

The Unity Game Development Bundle is a full five-course set of training on Unity, with nearly 40 hours of education. Not just Unity, either, but also Canvas UI, HTML5, C#, and ARToolkit. It’s a full suite of training for creating your own 2D, 3D, and  [Read More…]

Chrome OS tablets are slowly coming to market; which one’s right for you?

Chrome OS is light, speedy, and it runs well on both low-end and high-end hardware, so you’d think that every manufacturer would have a Chrome OS tablet on the market right now, right? WRONG. Chrome OS is still something that is greatly-improved with a keyboard, and while touch-optimization has made leaps and bounds in recent years, we’ve only seen Chromebook tablets become a thing in the last year, so there’s not much to choose between right now, but thankfully, there  [Read More…]

ZTE Blade Max 2S review

The past year or so was a rocky one for ZTE as it pertained to its US efforts. The overall selection was not quite what it had been in the past and it seemed as if it was slowly pulling itself out of the market. However, as 2018 came to a close we saw signs that ZTE wasn’t ready to leave just yet.

Near the end of the year ZTE launched a pair of phones which shared a number of  [Read More…]

Gain access to an entire library with 3 months of Kindle Unlimited for $1

Four quarters. Ten dimes. Twenty nickels.

Amazon is offering new subscribers a 3-month Kindle Unlimited Trial for only $ 0.99 right now. This service usually costs $ 9.99 per month, which is the rate it’ll renew at unless you cancel your subscription before your trial ends. You will not be penalized for cancelling your subscription.

I’ve been a Kindle Unlimited member for over a year, and it is well worth the cost. It’s one of those memberships  [Read More…]