Tag Archive: Best


The best gamepads for the Samsung Gear VR

If you’re getting a Gear VR, you might want to get your hands on a controller.

Gaming on the Gear VR is a fantastic experience, right until you feel like your arm is going to fall off from holding it up to the D-Pad on the side of the headset for an hour. There’s only so much Gunjack you can play in that position, and beyond shooting enemies from your space turret there are several games  [Read More…]

Best Galaxy S7 Cases

Need protection against drops and scratches? These durable Galaxy S7 cases will do the trick.

Unless you’re planning on rocking your new Samsung Galaxy S7 without any protection, you’ll want a worthy case to help keep the phone safe from wear and tear. Even this early on, there are some excellent cases for the Galaxy S7 that are available to purchase and pre-order. Popular manufacturers such as LifeProof, Speck, Spigen, Obliq, Ringke, and Supcase all make  [Read More…]

The best streaming music apps for Android

Streaming music is big business, but which Android apps should you use?

We know there are plenty of streaming apps out there for Android. Each one comes with pros and cons (as everything else in life does). And the streaming app that best suits your needs might vary from one moment to the next. Say you want to listen to local stations for local news and weather information one moment. You may just want to have  [Read More…]

10 of the absolute best unlocked Android smartphones and Android Wear from Amazon (March 25th)

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

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The best Android launchers

There are tons of launchers available for android — these are some of the best!

Launchers are the way Android users customize their smartphone and tablet experience. There’s superficial stuff, like changing screen transitions, icons, and fonts, but the best Android launchers out there enable users to tweak the device’s behavior to suit their daily usage, so long as you’re willing to put the time into defining those customizations. Some launchers act very similarly to the  [Read More…]

Quick comparison: iPad Pro 9.7-inch versus Android’s best

Apple today took the wraps off its 9.7-inch iPad Pro, beefing up the mid-sized version of its tablet. As expected, it’s got more power under the hood than the previous iPad Air 2, along with support for the Apple Pencil stylus — in essence, shrinking the features of the old iPad Pro down to a more manageable form factor.

The Android tablet space is in a bit of a weird place right now, as we wait  [Read More…]

Taking a look at the iPhone SE vs. some of Android’s best

A newer, smaller, iPhone is here. And while it’s tough to directly compare size and specs and price, it’s still good to know what’s going on.

The iPhone SE is upon us. And if we’re going to compare it to what’s available in the Android world, we need to rethink things a little bit. This isn’t the top-shelf iPhone. But neither is it a bargain basement deal. It packs good iPhone specs in a smaller body  [Read More…]

Today’s best-selling unlocked Android phones at Best Buy (March 21, 2016)

Purchasing a new smartphone can be quite a fun thing to do. But, it can also be quite expensive or confusing, too. Not only that, but it can also be

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How to turn off Twitter’s ‘best Tweets first’ algorithm

Once upon a time, Twitter worked in the following way: Someone posted a tweet. Then someone else would tweet. Then you would see these tweets in your timeline, in the order they were sent. And because chronological order isn’t good enough for social services any more (too predictable and rigid and not as easily monetized, or something like that), Twitter is by default now showing you the “best tweets first.”

Whatever the hell that means.

Actually, according  [Read More…]

The absolute best unlocked Android smartphones and Android Wear from Amazon (March 18th)

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

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