Tag Archive: 2018


The best Android phones for gaming (August 2018)

Modern smartphones can be used for just about anything. They’re important tools to stay in touch with friends and family, stay up-to-date on the world around us, and to entertain us. The world of mobile gaming is becoming increasingly popular as newer and higher-quality games are released into the Play Store. It makes sense that how good a phone is at gaming is now a key comparison point when choosing a phone.

Here’s our list of the best phones for  [Read More…]

Samsung DeX review, 2018 edition: More productive, but still problematic

DeX has come a long way, but there’s still some work to be done.

When Samsung DeX debuted in early 2017 it was… not great. The idea had been tried by Microsoft and Motorola before them, and it sounds good on paper: you already own a phone, so why not expand it into a desktop to be more productive?

Again, that sounds great on paper, but it’s a wildly different experience when the rubber meets the road.  [Read More…]

The best 2017 phones to purchase in 2018

Newer isn’t always better. While we as consumers always think that the newest model may have the most features, best build quality, and that cool factor, that isn’t always true. That’s especially the case in smartphones. While new phones are great, there are still a ton of 2017 phones that we’d recommend well into 2018. Here’s a list of some of the best.

Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL

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Five dog gadgets that are actually useful in 2018

Your best friend deserves the best, and these gadgets will help you be the best.

Dogs are wonderful companions, but they also require a lot of work. Besides obvious things like cleaning up messes, dogs also need to be groomed, well fed and above all, loved. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools available to make your pet parenthood easier.

Here are five dog gadgets that are actually useful!

Dyson V7 Animal HandsOn Grooming Gloves Whistle 3 GPS  [Read More…]

The five best Android tablets you can buy right now (August 2018)

Even though tablets aren’t the most popular tech right now, there are still some fantastic options on the market. Those who continue to make tablets are really pushing the bar for what we can expect from them. Today, we’ve compiled a list of some of your best options if you want to pick up a tablet from any price range. These are listed in no particular order. Here is our list of the Best Android Tablets!

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4  [Read More…]

Back to school tech guide 2018

August has come and before you know it you’ll be back in class trying to keep your eyes open. Before you hit the books you’re going to need to stock up on all the essentials. To assist we’ve put together a list of some great tech to help you get the most out of your studying or the breaks in between.

Chromebooks ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS01

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Best Portable Battery Packs Under $20 in 2018

A great battery pack doesn’t have to cost a fortune.

While smartphones last longer and longer, it’s never a bad idea to have a backup in case you’re away from a wall charger for long periods of time. You can go all out and get a wildly expensive battery pack, but you don’t need to spend that extra money if you don’t need to.

Here are the best portable battery packs under $ 20 in 2018!

Anker  [Read More…]

Best Surge Protectors in 2018

You pay a lot for your electronics, so shield them from electrical damage with the best surge protection.

A surge protector, in a nutshell, is a special component installed inside a power extension hub or outlet that soaks up any excess charge passing through the circuit. This aids in preventing your PC, TV or other electronic devices being dealt a blow. Think of it as a shield of sorts in combat. You’d rather that shield takes the  [Read More…]

Android Central’s 2018 Back to School Gift Guide

Summer’s over halfway over, which means the leaves will soon turn orange and Fortnite will be replaced by homework (at least in theory). Here at Android Central, we want the transition back to school to be as painless as possible, so we’re recommending some essential items, from tech to coffee to music, that will make the year that much easier.

Moto G6

Back to school means buying a lot of stuff at  [Read More…]

How to watch the 2018 NFL season on your Android phone or tablet

Get ready to witness battle on the gridiron.

There has been no better time to be an NFL fan on the go than today. More and more, the NFL and their associated network partners are making mobile availability of football games a chief priority. Verizon and Sprint have been helping that cause for quite some time now, but even more cooks are getting into the kitchen and it only means good things.

For instance, did you know  [Read More…]