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Lenovo Smart Display review: Google Assistant’s best face

I’ve always wanted one of those digital photo frames, the kind you see in parents’ living rooms, cycling between photos of grandkids a couple years out of date. Like Bluetooth speakers, digital photo frames are largely dumb and passive — they wait until you give them something to show, or play, and once that sequence is over, they either just shut off or repeat what’s already there.

When the Amazon Echo arrived up in 2014, we  [Read More…]

Best Soundbars for Chromecast and Fire TV

All the way from super cheap to ludicrous.

TV’s are getting smarter and smarter, but audio is modernizing as well. It used to be that if you wanted great sound in your living room, you had to have an expensive receiver, thousands of dollars worth of satellite speakers, miles of speaker wire, and a professional installer.

But soundbars have come a long way in the last few years. While full-sized speakers will still sound better — sound  [Read More…]

Best eight Android apps for avid readers

Technology has infiltrated every aspect of our lives, and like it or not, reading is no exception to this.

Today it seems we’ve almost forgotten the feeling of holding a book in our hands, as the world is slowly turning digital. But it’s not all bad! Because being able to carry a global library in your pocket comes with a few advantages. Like saving quite a lot on costs.

So for all the literature fans who are trying to step  [Read More…]

Google Lens is a student’s best friend: How to copy-paste text from the real world

Let Google copy down all that information for you.

Google Lens is one of the more underappreciated Google services out there, and nowhere is this more true than in education. Sure, Google Lens can scan barcodes and identify some real-world objects when you need to figure out which one of those vines is poison oak, but the real magic in Google Lens was a little feature announced at Google I/O that made everyone who’s ever had to  [Read More…]

Best Buy shaves $200 off a Samsung Chromebook if you buy the Galaxy S9 or S9+

Been saving up to buy the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9+? If so, now’s the perfect time to make the purchase, as Best Buy is offering a pretty sweet deal when you buy one of the two flagships.

To take advantage of the promotion, you are required to visit the offer page and add one of the unlocked Galaxy S9 and S9+ models to your cart.

Once you’ve done that, scroll down to the bottom of the page and add  [Read More…]

Best Chrome apps to use with a stylus pen

Whether your doodling or writing up notes, the right app can make your pen experience so much better.

While styli are fun for doodling, there are also some serious productivity cases for using a pen on your gadget. You can draw diagrams, write out phone numbers, or just jot down a note, which may be faster or easier with a pen than it would with a keyboard. While not every Chromebook includes a pen or digitizer, there  [Read More…]

Best sports apps for Android

Whether you’re keeping up with one team or twenty, there’s a sports app for you.

We all wish we could attend every game and keep up with every little announcement out of our favorite teams, but that times time and money most of us can’t afford. Since we have to deal with these pesky little things called lives, here are the sports apps to keep you in the game even while you’re stuck grinding through your daily  [Read More…]

Best microSD Cards for BlackBerry KEY2

Never run out of storage space on your KEY2!

Just like its predecessor, the BlackBerry KEY2 supports expandable storage via microSD, so if you don’t think 64GB of storage will be enough, you can add up to 256GB of extra storage.

These are the best microSD cards you can buy for your KEY2, but also consider checking out Android Central’s breakdown of the best microSD cards for Android phones in general.

Sony 32GB Class 10 microSD Lexar  [Read More…]

Best Family Charging Stations for Android

Seems like everyone, their brother, and even their dog have a phone these days. These stations can help keep them all charged.

If you live in a household with a family of three, four, or more, and you have kids who are at the smartphone stage, then keeping them all charged up all the time can be a bit of a pain. Smaller wall chargers go missing, the cat chews the cables, and kids can just outright  [Read More…]

Best Android Video Camera in 2018

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Best overall Samsung Galaxy S9+

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The Galaxy S9+ takes fantastic photos, and the quality carries over to video as well. An f/1.5 lens lets in lots of light, keeping noise down even in dark scenes, and you can shoot at up to 4K resolution at 60 fps that’ll even look good on a large TV. The combination of OIS and EIS provides very  [Read More…]