Tag Archive: 2019


Android Central Podcast #453: The Best (and Worst) of 2019

Marton Barcza stops by the show for a chat with Jerry Hildenbrand and Daniel Bader about the best and worst tech of 2019.

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Show Notes and Links: Curiositystream + Nebula Bundle TechAltar – YouTube TechAltar (@TechAltar) | Twitter Product Review Community | Crrowd Crrowd (@crrowdapp) | Twitter Sponsors: Thrifter.com: All the best deals from Amazon, Best Buy,  [Read More…]

Review: Darksiders Genesis is one of the biggest surprises of 2019

A Darksiders experience from a new perspective.

Darksiders Genesis is a top-down action game that takes you through a variety of levels. Unlike the interconnected nature of Diablo III, you teleport into various environments and are tasked with uncovering a number of secrets and defeating bosses. While the story is a little convoluted and hard to follow, the gameplay is sublime. The ability to freely move around the world and slay hordes of demons with two distinct  [Read More…]

Here’s the full list of The Game Awards 2019 winners (updating)

Some are genuinely surprising.

The Game Awards, which are now in its fifth year, has become one of gaming’s biggest nights. Games from across the spectrum — from AAA titles to esports and indies — have the chance to win big. While some wins were expected, a lot of them took the audience (and us) by surprise. Who would’ve thought Devil May Cry 5 could beat out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for best action game? Or  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield TV (2019) review

We’ll dispense with the fluff and pageantry and get right to it. When it comes to consuming media in the era of cord-cutting and all-you-can stream video, nothing beats Android TV. We might be a bit biased, but, to us, there’s no better way to manage all of the services and options.

Taking things a step further, nothing represents the Android TV better than NVIDIA’s Shield TV. If you have an otherwise “dumb” TV, you owe it to yourself to  [Read More…]

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the top game for November 2019 NPD

One game keeps its place but several others close in.

What you need to know The November 2019 NPD data has been released For this month, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare took the top spot on PlayStation and overall. The Nintendo Switch was the bestselling console overall. You can grab Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PlayStation 4 for $ 38 on Amazon.

Every month, the NPD Group releases information on the top-selling games across all video  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Google’s best phone of 2019

Every year around this time, the internet is inundated with roundups. Lists of the best movies, albums, TV shows, and books are everywhere, and people can’t wait to catch up on all the award-winning titles they missed or overlooked when the weather was warm.

In the tech world, things are a bit different. Most people don’t consume phones the way they consume TV shows (though I know a bunch of our most loyal readers would beg to differ),  [Read More…]

Is 64GB enough storage for a phone in 2019?

Let’s chat with the AC forums.

Today, we’re going to talk about one of the most fundamental features of any smartphone — storage. It’s not particularly fun or exciting to talk about, but it plays a critical role in ensuring you can use your device how you want with all of your apps, games, movies, etc.

Every person has their own specific storage needs. Some can get by with 128GB, whereas others need 512GB. It all depends  [Read More…]

Cool gear under $100 (December 2019)

Try as we might, there’s simply too much cool technology to keep up with. New products hit the market every day and, as much as we’d love to write extensive reviews about all of them, we just don’t have time. To that end, we’re happy to share bite-sized reviews of technology and gear that we find interesting or worth a closer look.

Below you’ll find products that we’re impressed with that all share one thing in common – they’re all  [Read More…]

Best Chromebook Deals for Cyber Monday 2019 [Updated]

If you don’t already have a Chromebook, it’s time to change that. Cyber Monday brings a bunch of great discounts to products that you’ve probably had your eye on during the year. There are a bunch of Chromebook options available, so you’re going to want to know what you’re looking for from a Chromebook so you can help yourself buy the right one. Whether you need a new laptop for work or want to try out a Chromebook before you  [Read More…]

Best Robot Vacuum Black Friday Deals 2019 That Suck

Black Friday 2019 is a great time to find deals on robot vacuum cleaners at various price points. These machines can perform various jobs to clean up your family’s dust and debris.

The following deals are hot and won’t last long.

Best Black Friday deals on robot vacuums Shark IQ Self-Empty Robot Vacuum ($ 350 at Amazon) iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum ($ 200 at Amazon) Ecovacs Deebot 500 Smart Robotic Vacuum Cleaner ($ 200 at Amazon) Neato Botvac D4  [Read More…]