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Is anyone still using an LG V20 in 2019?

Believe it or not, some people are.

When LG launched the V20 back in 2016, the phone was met with a lot of positive feedback. Power users loved it thanks to the removable battery, headphone jack, and expandable storage, whereas LG tried to appeal to mainstream consumers too with the dual rear cameras and secondary ticker display.

A lot has changed since the V20 was released, and all these years later, some AC forum members decided to  [Read More…]

Why should anyone buy the LG G8?

A quick word from the AC forums.

For years now, it seems like LG’s phones have all been…fine. They’re built well, have good cameras, and solid displays. Unfortunately, when compared to all of the other handsets being offered, LG doesn’t do much of anything to help its phones truly stand out.

Someone in our AC forums recently asked the community to convince them to buy the LG G8, and this is how some folks responded.

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How I find the best smartphones for me (or anyone else buying one)

Get a smartphone that you’re almost guaranteed to love.

It’s spring! While we’re gearing up to enjoy the coming warmth, sunshine, and fresh flowers, many smartphone makers are preparing the new wonderful devices they want you to spend your money on.

I like to call it upgrade season. There are two of those, actually, with the other coming right around autumn when the inventory-clearing holiday sales urge more people to spend money.

It’s not enough to simply  [Read More…]

These discounted Anker accessories are great gifts for just about anyone

Save on Anker power banks, wireless chargers, Bluetooth headphones and speakers, and much more this month!

Popular accessory manufacturer Anker just unveiled a whole host of new deals with prices starting at just $ 10 today at Amazon. This promotion includes a variety of products from Anker and its sub-brands Eufy, Soundcore, Nebula and Roav, with everything from portable chargers to truly wireless earphones, and more reduced in price for a limited time.

Truly wireless Soundcore Liberty Lite Earbuds  [Read More…]

Is anyone using the Galaxy Note 9 without a case or skin?

According to the AC forums, it sure doesn’t look like it.

Without a doubt, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 is one of the most eye-catching phones you can buy right now. Its all-glass back and curved 6.4-inch display look fantastic, but at the same time, also make the Note 9 incredibly fragile.

The Note 9 is one of those devices that almost everyone should use a case or skin with, but is there anyone out there that’s brave  [Read More…]

Amazon’s now letting anyone create custom questions/responses for Alexa

Custom responses are just a few clicks away — no coding required.

If you’ve got a question, chances are Alexa has an answer. Amazon’s been hard at work improving its AI for a few years now, and its latest development results in you being handed the tools for creating custom responses specifically for your own Alexa-powered speaker.

Amazon just launched a new service called “Alexa Blueprints”, and it enables you to cook up personalized responses from Alexa  [Read More…]

Security flaw lets anyone access a locked Prime Exclusive Moto G5 Plus

Would you like a security flaw with that ad?

If you’re in the market for an affordable unlocked phone, Amazon’s Prime Exclusive phones are worth checking out. Devices offered include the likes of the Moto X4, LG G6, and Nokia 6, and you can get them at pretty steep discounts as a result of ads that Amazon places on their lock screens.

Unfortunately, it would appear that these ads have created a security flaw on at least  [Read More…]

Blocks modular smartwatch is finally available to purchase, but will anyone bite?

The Blocks modular smartwatch launched on Kickstarter in 2015 and is now available to purchase.

Back in 2015, smartwatches were in their golden age. The Apple Watch had just launched, Android Wear was still appealing and Pebble still existed. At the same time, a little company called Blocks launched a Kickstarter campaign for its modular smartwatch, with a promised ship date of May 2016.

May 2016 came and went, and the shipping date kept being pushed back.  [Read More…]

The ‘open and free’ Android is no longer what anyone wants to buy (or sell)

The open Android is the most important Android.

Android is one of the largest and most popular collections of open source software that has even seen the light of day. But the Android you’re getting when you buy the next important phone isn’t, and we have to wonder if anyone really cares.

Open source and “free and open” doesn’t mean free as in getting something that doesn’t cost money. It can mean that, and in many cases  [Read More…]

OnePlus is letting anyone buy this slick Midnight Black OnePlus 3T

There’s a new special edition OnePlus 3T, and you may actually be able to buy it this time.

A lot of going right for OnePlus these days. The company was among the first manufacturers to release Android 7.1.1 to two of its devices on the same day, and it managed to make all the nerds swoon in unison with the announcement of a special edition all-black OnePlus 3T in collaboration with Parisian fashion house, colette.

While that  [Read More…]