Tag Archive: Avoid


Take this crash course on which Android tablets you need to avoid

The history for Android tablets hasn’t been great. Whether that’s due to Google being slow to adapt Android for the bigger slates, developers not bothering to support the things, or due to device makers just not getting imaginative enough, the Android tablet scene has never been able to make an impact like, say, Apple’s iPad. Still, there are a ton of Android tablets out there, but a vast majority of them aren’t worth buying. Aside from the obvious random brands  [Read More…]

Avoid those rental fees with the $45 Netgear CM500 cable modem

Solve those slow Internet speeds.

The Netgear CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem is down to $ 44.99 after you clip the $ 10 off on-page coupon on Amazon. This modem normally sells for around $ 60. It recently dropped to about $ 55, and the on-page coupon brings it down to one of the best prices we’ve seen. We’ve seen it drop a little lower than this before using similarly designed deals, but this is still a  [Read More…]

Avoid exorbitant prices on long-distance calls and use CallIndia instead (Overview)

We spend so much time talking about notches, SoCs, RAM, storage, and cameras that we normally forget that our devices can also make phone calls too. Sure, there’s less and less people doing phone calls every day, and more are migrating to services such as WhatsApp and Viber to talk with friends. However, what to do if you need to call to landlines? What if you need to call to a business? Phone calls are still a useful form of  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime Day Tips and Tricks: Avoid bad deals and save money

Don’t make bad choices because you weren’t informed.

On big shopping days, like Amazon Prime Day, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and buy things that may not have really been a good deal. Now, if it’s a product that you actually wanted or needed, and the price was what you could afford, there’s really no such thing as a bad deal, but the risks come with impulse purchasing. With millions of deals coming and going,  [Read More…]

Avoid costly errors with this great deal on a Grammarly one-year subscription

We write so much around these parts that it’s easy for a few grammar errors to slip through. Whether you’re writing an article for a major website like Android Central or a business email to a boss or a colleague, we all want to be sure our writing comes off as professional and clean. But mistakes are bound to happen, and that’s why it’s handy to have an extra set of eyes looking over your writing.

Grammarly is that extra  [Read More…]

Access geo-locked content from anywhere and avoid ads with Windscribe VPN

Internet privacy is craved by internet users these days, as the Web has become a place that makes money from ads and user data. You can never have too much privacy, but choosing the right software is key. Software is to mobile what keys are to your home: let the “right” key get away from […]

Avoid motion sickness in VR with comfort ratings!

Here’s how to avoid motion sickness in VR before buying!

Although many developers are trying their hardest to avoid motion sickness, it’s still a huge problem for virtual reality. Even with accurate head-tracking, fully body experiences and specially designed games, some experiences just don’t work out for those prone to motion sickness.

If you’re one of the many who suffers from motion sickness, finding games that work for you is half of the problem. Here’s how to  [Read More…]

Popular cell phone plans you should avoid

There is a phone plan to fit everyone. There are also plans that won’t fit you.

There is an endless number of different phone plans to choose from. While that means there are some that will fit your lifestyle well and be just what you need, there will also be a few you should avoid. And since each of us is different, it’s impossible to just say don’t buy this or don’t buy that.

We can look  [Read More…]

Does your PlayStation VR need extra cooling fans to avoid overheating?

Heat is part of the deal when you’re playing PlayStation 4.

PlayStation 4 delivers tons of great content — from VR experiences to Netflix and Hulu, to its massive library of great games for you to dive into. You might be worried about how hot your system gets when it’s in use though, and whether you need to bite the bullet and pick up an additional fan for cooling. While this is a fairly normal reaction, it  [Read More…]

Our first Galaxy S8 smashed after just five days: How to avoid the same fate

It’s pretty much the worst nightmare of any new phone owner. Just days after you’ve picked up your shiny new, expensive, state-of-the-art handset, it slides/slips/drops/pinwheels/fumbles its way out of your hands, out of your pocket, off some surface and onto the floor. You look on, dismayed, distraught, in disbelief — grief and terror gripping you as you see the telltale spider-leg pattern in the glass.

RIP in peace new phone.

That’s what happened to Windows Central contributor Matt Brown  [Read More…]