Tag Archive: Best


The best unlocked phones

Unlocked phones — outside the shackles of the carriers and able to work on any GSM operator worldwide — are finally starting to have their moment in the sun.

And we’re not just talking more expensive versions of top-shelf phones. There are a number of mid-range unlocked phones that will serve you very well — and not burn a hole in your wallet. Let’s take a look.

Nexus 6P

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The best free Android games

Here’s our roundup of the very best free Android games available in the Google Play Store right now.

You’ve got some time to kill and only your trusty Android phone to keep you company? Take a gander at some of the most exciting, engaging, and absolutely free games that you can download from the Google Play Store. We’ve got a healthy mix including shooters, city-builders, puzzle games, racing, and lots more.

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The best free Android games

Here’s our roundup of the very best free Android games available in the Google Play Store right now.

You’ve got some time to kill and only your trusty Android phone to keep you company? Take a gander at some of the most exciting, engaging, and absolutely free games that you can download from the Google Play Store. We’ve got a healthy mix including shooters, city-builders, puzzle games, racing, and lots more.

If you’re itching for something  [Read More…]

10 of the best unlocked Android smartphone and Android Wear deals from Amazon (April 8th)

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 in the market. Carriers will tell you that you are getting a discount when

These are the best Android Wear smartwatches

When the software experience is nearly identical from one smartwatch to the next — such is the case with Android Wear — we turn to more subjective features in deciding which stands out above the rest. And has been the case for some time, you really can’t go wrong with any of the Android Wear offerings from any of the manufacturers. They all basically do the same thing, and they all basically do those things equally well.

But all  [Read More…]

Roundup: The best Reddit apps for your Android phone or tablet

If you’re like us, you tend to get your news and information from Reddit. No longer are we bookmarking sites and opening up tabs of links to stay informed. Not anymore. Instead, we subscribe to subreddits on Reddit to get our goods. With myriad categories and millions of users contributing content every day, Reddit has

The best podcast apps for Android

Get the very best podcast experience with these great apps

While we usually think of our mobile devices as great for listening to music of all kinds, increasingly our Android phones and tablets are being used for listening to podcasts as well. We produce a bunch of them here at Mobile Nations, and the popularity and scale of the podcast continues to grow. But just as is the case with music player apps, not all podcast  [Read More…]

The best Chromebooks

They all run the same software, but there are big differences between these Chromebook models

We’ve done our best to keep up with Chromebook coverage here at Android Central for a variety of reasons, not the least of which being that we use these machines every single day. We spend time with every Chromebook model we can get our hands on, putting in full reviews whenever possible.

With the rapid pace of releases pumping out new  [Read More…]

The best cheap Android phones

There’s never been a better time to buy a cheap Android phone and still get a top quality experience.

It used to be the norm that to get a good phone you’d have to spend a good chunk of change. But while the high end continues to progress at a predictable rate, the mid-tiers have suddenly become where the action is at. It’s easier than ever to get a quality Android smartphone without paying too much  [Read More…]

The best Android tablets

These are the best Android tablets you can buy right now. We’ve got them side-by-side for a quick and easy comparison.

You’re on the hunt for the best Android tablet out there, and we’re going to help you out. Whether you’re looking for something slim and compact, or a big-screen beauty bordering on laptop replacement, we’re rounding up the best of the best.

The diversity of the Android ecosystem means there is likely something to suit  [Read More…]