Tag Archive: Android


Best arcade games for Android

Bring back all the nostalgic feels with these arcade classics for Android.

For all the great new games that are released on Android, sometimes you want to play something … familiar. Maybe something a little retro that reminds you of those arcade days spent plugging quarters into standalone machines for hours on end.

You can relive those moments on your Android phone with these great arcade games available in the Google Play Store.

PAC-MAN Galactic Nemesis  [Read More…]

Best Android apps to use with your Chromecast

What are some of the best apps I can use with Chromecast?

Your Chromecast, small as it is, can do a lot thanks to a plethora of available apps. Play games with your friends in the living room, compete in dance competitions against people around the world, stream your latest vacation pictures to your big-screen, and keep up with the latest and greatest TV and music. There are a ton of apps to use with Chromecast  [Read More…]

10 of the best unlocked Android smartphone and Android Wear deals from Amazon (June 24th)

The days where we walk into a carrier store to purchase a subsidized smartphone are fading. This trend, bundled with the aggressive prices that we’re beginning to see in unlocked phones, makes purchasing a phone full price a more viable option. Carriers will tell you that you are getting a discount when you sign up

Which Canadian carrier is the best at pushing Android updates?

Avoid all of these issues by buying a Nexus. But if you don’t want to, here’s some advice.

I get asked this question a lot: Which carrier updates its Android devices the fastest? It’s not an easy one to answer, since there are so many factors. But thanks to data from the carriers themselves, we can finally come to some sort of a consensus on the matter.

If you want the fastest and most transparent  [Read More…]

How to share a picture from your Android phone to Facebook

How do I share pictures from my Android phone to Facebook?

Maybe you took a trip somewhere exotic, or maybe the kids were doing something extra cute. Whatever your reason, uploading pictures to Facebook is a very popular sharing method. Android and Facebook provide several methods to share your photos — use the Facebook app, use your phone’s photo gallery, or use Facebook from a mobile web page — and we’re here to walk you through  [Read More…]

How to print from your Android phone or tablet

How do I print straight from my Android phone or tablet?

As Android technology progresses, so does your ability to get everything done right from your Android phone or tablet. Google has designed a cloud printing app that works with your printer connected either to your wireless network or to your computer via USB. Here’s how to set up Google Cloud Print within Chrome on your computer and how to start printing directly from your Android  [Read More…]

How to make your Android look like a BlackBerry

In recent weeks, I’ve shown you how to make your phone feel like a Nexus, a Windows Phone, even an iPhone. Next up was BlackBerry, but in all honesty, some things just can’t be replaced and replicated. Don’t get me wrong, there are a few tweaks that bring back a little of that old BlackBerry magic — and I’m gonna share them with you — but there’s no magic icon pack or launcher that just pulls it  [Read More…]

Enter to win a Moto G4 Plus from Motorola Canada and Android Central!

Do you live in Canada? Want to win a Moto G4 Plus? You’re in the right place!

We’ve teamed up with the awesome folks at Motorola Canada to give away an awesome Moto G4 Plus to one lucky Canadian. As we’ve talked about already, the Moto G4 Plus is a great phone for its price, or any price, and is a big improvement over the company’s previous Moto G line. With a fingerprint sensor, a huge  [Read More…]

Here’s where you can order the 2016 Sony Android smartphones

Back in March, Sony announced its full lineup of Android smartphones for 2016. The releases are rolling out with some of the phones available now, and some up for pre-order with imminent releases. Here’s a breakdown of each phone with links to your favorite retailers to pick up the Sony Androids you can get in

How to make your Android look like a BlackBerry

In recent weeks, I’ve shown you how to make your phone feel like a Nexus, a Windows Phone, even an iPhone. Next up was BlackBerry, but in all honesty, some things just can’t be replaced and replicated. Don’t get me wrong, there are a few tweaks that bring back a little of that old BlackBerry magic — and I’m gonna share them with you — but there’s no magic icon pack or launcher that just pulls it  [Read More…]