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Facebook Messenger: A New Review (review)

There’s a cool app available on the Play Store. It was born as an off-shoot of another popular app, a data-based chat app that allows the user of the parent app to communicate privately, one-on-one. It has since become its own standalone app, and quickly became one of the most popular apps of all-time. It

Common Galaxy S7 problems and how to fix them

The Galaxy S7 is an awesome phone, but it’s not without its problems. Here are some of the most common issues and how to fix them.

Back in March of last year (has it been that long already?!), the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge launched to outstanding reviews and plenty of plaudits for both its hardware and software. But given that the phone is approaching its one-year anniversary, it’s not surprising that some issues — both  [Read More…]

We have a free NVIDIA Shield Android TV for an Android Central reader!

The new NVIDIA Shield Android TV is awesome, so why not enter to win one to satisfy all of your entertainment needs?

The second iteration of the Shield Android TV is a proper successor that shows NVIDIA knows just how to iterate on this platform. In an Android TV space that still lacks a robust number of choices — and even fewer good choices — the Shield Android TV stands as the box to get if you  [Read More…]

Best Wall Chargers for Android Phones

The best charger for your Android depends on which phone you have.

Real talk: Android phone quick-charging standards are kind of a mess. Sure, just about anything which can supply power over USB will juice up your phone to full power, given enough time. But identifying the thing that’ll let you charge your phone as fast as possible — even if it’s packaged with your phone in the box — isn’t always easy. Sometimes you need a  [Read More…]

Donald Trump says bye to his Galaxy phone, welcomes highly encrypted handset

Today Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. But before the ceremony, mister Trump made a stop to hand in his Android device, which was previously identified as a Galaxy phone. According to a report coming from the Associated Press, Trump exchanged his device for an unknown locked-down device

Save 50% on Scrivener for Windows for a limited time!

Ever try creating a really long document in Microsoft Word or an online notepad? It’s not ideal, and odds are it isn’t something you will want to do more than once. There has to be a better way to do it right? One with more features aimed at those writing in longer form? Well, there is.

Meet Scrivener for Windows, the great long-form writing app that comes packed with features. It allows you to view and edit different sections by  [Read More…]

Would you be willing to pay double for a Google Pixel XL 128GB?

How badly do you want to get your hands on the Google Pixel XL with 128GB storage? The phone is quite a rare piece of gadgetry not many people own. As we told you before, customers who have ordered one from Verizon have to wait until March to actually get their hands on the device,

Google Pixel, three months later: Still going strong, still the best

Oh my, how time flies.

Somehow it has already been three months since we published our Google Pixel and Pixel XL review. Not only has time simply passed since we wrote that review, but I’ve also been actively using the Pixel as a primary phone since the review period. That gives a ton of extra perspective on a phone that’s at the top of people’s minds nowadays, regardless of whether they’re enthusiasts or just casual buyers.

Even  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new app helps color blind people see the whole color spectrum

Color blindness (or Color Vision Deficiency) is a condition that affects the person’s ability to see color or differences in color. For example, people with CVD see very little difference between red and green. The ailment affects approximately 1 in 12 men (8%) and 1 in 200 women of the world, so it’s a very

Photo editing app Meitu says it needs permissions for analytics, denies selling user data

Meitu details why it needs all those permissions.

Chinese photo editing app Meitu made landfall in the U.S. recently, with the free app shooting up the Play Store rankings over the course of the week. The app adds anime-style filters to photos, and the final results end up being equal parts wonderful and weird.

The app has been popular in China and Hong Kong for several years now, but its entry into the U.S. was fraught with  [Read More…]