Category: Android News

Best Headphones Under $200 in 2019

Not all great headphones have to be super expensive. And not all cheap headphones have to be bad. Sometimes you have to find the middle ground. The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 is a really good example of this with superb sound quality, long battery life, and are super comfortable to use for long periods of time.

Best Overall: Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 are by far the best value when it comes  [Read More…]

AG DEALS: All of these headphones are at least 60% off

Looking for a new pair of headphones for yourself or as gift for someone else? You’ve got no shortage of models to choose from, that’s for sure.

If you’re like us, you weigh purchases with a couple of factors in mind: features and price. We aim to get as much of the former while spending as little of the latter.

As you go about picking out a new set of headphones, start with the list below. Why? Because everything listed  [Read More…]

You can’t buy ‘violent’ games at some Wal-Marts right now, because reasons

We absolutely live in the dumbest timeline, there can be no doubt now.

What you need to know Multiple acts of gun violence have broken out recently, including an El Paso Wal-mart. Several public officials in the U.S. have started blaming violent video games. A couple of Wal-Mart locations are now hiding the massive catalog of violent games it sells. Wal-Mart has issued conflicting statements on its position, including a denial any ban is taking place. [Read More…]

The Note 10’s frame is actually made out of aluminum, not stainless steel

Samsung hasn’t confirmed the reason for the change in material.

What you need to know Samsung’s early marketing material for the Note 10 mentioned a stainless steel frame for the phone. Today, the company updated its marketing to say it’s actually “polished metal.” In other words, the Note 10’s frame is aluminum.

During its Unpacked event in New York this past Wednesday, Samsung introduced us to the Galaxy Note 10 and did everything in its power to  [Read More…]

Focus mode schedules come to ActionDash and I’m begrudgingly thankful

What you need to know ActionDash 4.0 is pushing out on the Google Play Store. This update brings Schedules to Focus mode, turning it on at set times during your day. You can automatically backup your ActionDash data to Google Drive. Action Launcher v43 integration also let you see when your schedule is set to end or app time limits from the long-press menu on an app.

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How to save big on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and even get a free one

Samsung’s latest smartphone, the Galaxy Note 10 is up for pre-sale, with general availability slated for late August. To say that’s there are plenty of places to purchase the phone is an understatement as all major carriers and a host of retailers are lined up to offer the device.

If you’re on the hunt for a new phone, and are considering the Galaxy Note 10, you’re in luck. There are a bunch of different ways to save money on the  [Read More…]

For just $19, learn the ins and outs of Linux

Linux is far and away the most popular open source operating system on the planet. It’s found nearly everywhere, and is the heart of many desktops, smart devices, routers, TVs, and (of course) Android phones.

How much do you know about Linux? Not just from a deep technical standpoint, but from a casual user. Do you know there are open source alternatives to many of the popular paid programs you use on your Windows or Mac computers?

Linux-based operating systems  [Read More…]

Android Q Easter egg shows up in Beta 6 on the Essential Phone

Anyone feel like solving a Picross puzzle?

What you need to know Android Q Beta 6 started rolling out earlier this week. On the Essential Phone, the latest beta includes an all-new Easter Egg for Android Q. Interestingly, the Easter egg doesn’t appear on Google’s own Pixel devices.

This past Wednesday right before the Galaxy Note 10 announcement, Google started rolling out Android Q Beta 6. In addition to Google’s Pixel phones, owners of the Essential Phone  [Read More…]

Scribd deals give you a year of unlimited books, audiobooks, and magazines for only $80

We live in a digital era and we like our content on demand and where want it. It’s not just movies and TV shows, either. We want to read articles, magazines, and books in the same manner. We’re a society that likes to consume content on the subway, the couch, and at work.

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The best wireless charging pads for Note 10 and Note 10+

Wireless charging is the easiest way to top up a phone, and the Galaxy Note 10 supports every standard you can think of, including Qi, PMA and Samsung’s own Fast Wireless Charging 2.0. This year, the Note lineup supports extra-fast speeds of 12W and 15W respectively, but only with a select few chargers. Let’s round up the best options for your new phone!

The best one Samsung Wireless Charger Stand 15W

$ 80 at Samsung

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