Category: Android News

How to take a screenshot on the Google Pixel 3

The Pixel 3 offers one of the simplest software experiences you can get, and that’s carried over into its screenshot feature. Thankfully with Android 9 Pie, Google’s added a few features to make its screenshot a bit more capable and competitive, but it’s still easy as ever to capture and share. Here’s how you get it done.

Products used in this guide Google Store: Google Pixel 3 ($ 799) How to take a screenshot on the Google Pixel  [Read More…]

Double your productivity and hit 2019 like a friggin’ boss — 8 course bundle just $29

We all know a person or two who really seem to have their stuff together. Somehow, they find a way to get twice as much done with their day than everyone else. Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could master productivity? How great would it be if you could get more efficient with your time?

It’s proven time and again — productive people tend to blaze their own path to various degrees of success. Each has their own personal rules  [Read More…]

CordCutters Podcast Episode 7: Hot Hot Hardware

You have questions. We have answers.

Just in time for the holiday season, we’re back to answer some burning questions. Like:

Should you buy the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K? Or the Fire TV Cube? What’s up with that Amazon Fire TV Recast thing? And what about those Roku speaker things?

All that, and more, in just 30 minutes.

What it is and where to get it Music: Robot Park by Poddington Bear Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Subscribe  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen) vs. Facebook Portal: Which should you buy?

After spending hundreds of hours with Smart Displays, it has become clear there’s no such thing as one device for every kind of person. But thanks to the fantastic choices available today, it’s surprisingly easy to choose the right one for you.

Amazon Echo Show (2nd Gen)

Killer sound

$ 229 at Amazon

Pros Ridiculously good speakers The full Alexa experience Built to be more capable over time Cons Very few third-party services work well Camera  [Read More…]

Sony’s $228 7.2-channel receiver supports 4K, HDR, Bluetooth, and more

Unite your theater under one receiver.

The Sony STR-DH790 7.2-channel 4K HDR Bluetooth receiver is down to $ 228 on Amazon. This receiver was selling as high as $ 380 at the beginning of November and only dropped as low as $ 250 for Black Friday. Today’s price is the lowest we have seen.

The receiver has 145 watts per channel with support for 7.2 channels. It supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound, 4K, HDR,  [Read More…]

Save up to $45 on three months of US Mobile’s already-affordable service

An interesting offer exclusively for our readers.

US Mobile does things a little differently than other carriers out there do, and while the rates are already insanely affordable, the carrier is offering Android Central readers an exclusive chance to drop the prices even lower. We recently took a deep dive into US Mobile, checking out the plans, data speeds, and more, and walked away from it quite impressed. With plans that start at literally just $ 6 a month,  [Read More…]

Are bone conduction headphones comfortable?

Best answer: Most bone conduction headphones are designed to be comfortable even when working out, so you can enjoy them for as long as you want.

Amazon: AfterShokz Trekz Titanium ($ 100)

Designed to disappear on your head

Bone conduction headphones are a little different from your average set of headphones. Instead of covering your ears with little speakers or tiny drivers you shove into your ears to drown out the world, these headphones rest near  [Read More…]

This is the best smart home tech for Christmas

It’s time to deck the halls with — uh, what’s a bough? You know what, let’s skip the Victorian greenery for a new kind of green: a smart home that’s more efficient and more fun! Whether you’re trying to entertain a twelve teens a-tweeting or slow-roast three french hens for Christmas dinner, these devices can help you with recipes, rousing carols, magical lights and warding off Grinches.

Your holiday Assistant Google Home Hub

Put the best of Google  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro vs. OnePlus 6T: Which should you buy?

These are two of the best low-cost flagships out there, but only one can win.

OnePlus 6T

Pure speed

£499 at OnePlus

Pros Phenomenal performance Long battery life Latest Android software Clean, fast OxygenOS Cons No headphone jack Bad haptics Less-than-perfect in-screen fingerprint

OnePlus’s latest flagship is the culmination of years of progress for the nascent brand. It’s as fast or faster than most $ 1000 flagships, boasts as much RAM and storage as you  [Read More…]

How to host a party with your Amazon Echo

With the holiday season fast approaching, you may be starting to plan some parties and gatherings with friends and family. Here’s how to use Alexa and Amazon Echo products to be a more efficient party planner.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Amazon Echo Dot ($ 50) Amazon: Amazon Echo ($ 100) Amazon: Amazon Echo Plus ($ 150) Amazon: Amazon Echo Sub ($ 130) Amazon: Amazon Echo Show ($ 230) Amazon: Philips Hue White  [Read More…]