Tag Archive: 2018


Harman’s all new audio equipment lineups are taking IFA 2018 by storm

So much new to talk about.

IFA 2018 tech show is currently underway in Berlin. The American equivalent would be the Consumer Electronics Show, so you can imagine a lot of companies use this as a chance to introduce brand new tech lineups. Harman, Samsung’s audio subsidiary, is taking the opportunity to announce several different types of audio products this week.

The first announcement is the Harman Kardon Citation speaker series. This will be a modular home  [Read More…]

Lenovo unveils the first Yoga Chromebook at IFA 2018, alongside other laptops and hybrids

Also present at IFA 2018 in Berlin, Lenovo today introduced a bevy of new products including laptops and a new family of connected devices. Below we take a short look at each product and see what they bring to the table.

Lenovo Yoga C930

The new Yoga C930 is Lenovo’s flagship Windows 10 hybrid laptop which comes  [Read More…]

Here’s what Android fans can expect from IFA 2018

Let’s get ready for some fresh tech, coming live from Berlin.

IFA is a yearly electronics trade show held in Berlin, Germany — and the 2018 version kicks off this week! The show technically runs from August 31 to September 5, but for the purposes of the technology enthusiast things get going around August 29. And of course, that’s when Android Central starts hitting all of the news.

As MWC has grown and several companies have decided  [Read More…]

What’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in September 2018

Black Panther lands on Netflix on Sept. 4. (Image credit: Netflix)

Black Panther. King Lear. … And probably some other king things.

A new month is nearly upon us, and that means it’s time to take a look at what’s coming to some of your favorite streaming TV services. Three of them, in fact.

What’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu? All kinds of things.

Black Panther hits Netflix on Sept.  [Read More…]

Every PlayStation 4 title announced at Gamescom 2018

Get ready for all the exciting news

Gamescom is a massive gaming event held in Europe every year since about 2009. It’s back now in 2018 and boy do they have quite a few titles waiting for us. If you’re just as hype for this as I am, and you’re just as much of a PlayStation fan, you probably want to know all the titles that are being announced at Gamescom this year.

Good news. We’ve got  [Read More…]

Samsung J3 2018 and Galaxy Express Prime 3 review

Samsung is most well known for their flagship phones such as the Note 9 and Galaxy S9. However, they also make many other phones including more affordable entry-level phones. The Samsung J3 2018 and Galaxy Express Prime 3 loaned to us courtesy of AT&T are prime examples of that.

While known by two different names these two phones are one and the same. They share the exact same design and specs, only differing in two areas which I’ll touch on at the  [Read More…]

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video for September 2018

New Amazon Prime Originals abound, including Pete the Cat and Shakespeare’s King Lear.

Summer’s just about over, but the fall TV schedule is just heating up. September sees the return of the NFL on Amazon Prime Video on Thursday nights, starting with the Minnesota Vikings at the L.A. Rams on Sept. 27. Earlier in the month, however, we’ll see a slew of Amazon Prime Originals, including the return of kid-favorite Pete the Cat, and the premiere of  [Read More…]

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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