Tag Archive: Displays


How to set up Digital Wellbeing on your Google Assistant speakers and displays

Google’s Digital Wellbeing initiative is meant to help you and your family create healthy habits when it comes to technology. It started out on phones with features such as usage statistics, because the first step to building healthy habits is being aware of the habits you need to change.

Read More: Digital Wellbeing, Google Call Screening come to select Motorola phones

It has since made the jump to Google Assistant devices in your home. This will help ensure  [Read More…]

Here’s why Galaxy Fold displays are already failing

There are two distinct issues here, and only one is particularly fixable.

Just a couple of days after journalists, including us here at Android Central, got their hands on the Galaxy Fold for the very first time, multiple reports have surfaced that these initial review devices are having screen failures. At this point at least four different devices have failed, which may not seem like a lot until you realize that there are perhaps only a few  [Read More…]

Acer announces a bevy of new PCs, notebooks, displays, and more

Acer fleshed out its product line-up for 2019

Acer today held an event where it unveiled a ton of new products it plans to release in 2019, including new gaming PCs, Chromebooks, displays and AR accessories.

Among the new products Acer unveiled were its main Acer line, its ConceptD line, Predator line and NITRO line. In total, it unveiled 22 products. Some of those products are geared towards students such as the Acer Chromebook 715, while the  [Read More…]

Smart Displays are finally getting Continued Conversations!

Coming to all Smart Displays in the U.S. in English.

Smart Displays, like the Google Home Hub and Lenovo Smart Display, are great. They’re helpful smart home gadgets and one of our favorite ways to interact with the Google Assistant, but since their debut last year, there have been some missing features compared to their screen-less smart speaker counterparts — one of the most notable being Continued Conversations.

However, as confirmed by Google to Android Central, Continued  [Read More…]

Galaxy A30 and A50 with Infinity-U displays make their debut in India

Samsung is looking to retake the lead in the mid-range segment with the Galaxy A30 and A50.

Samsung lost a lot of ground in India over the last two years. In the budget segment the manufacturer lost out to Xiaomi, allowing the Chinese brand to take the overall lead in the country. Similarly, OnePlus bulldozed past Samsung in the premium category, but it finally looks like Samsung is ready to mount its own challenge.

Samsung unveiled the  [Read More…]

Rebuttal: Hole punch displays are actually good

You can live with a tiny black dot on your phone. Trust me.

I have a lot of love for Russell. He’s a great guy, has a wonderful sense of humor, and is someone I have a tremendous amount of respect for. I do, however, disagree with his recent Hole punch displays are worse than notch displays editorial.

Hole punches are the latest trend when it comes to smartphone displays in our never-ending quest to eliminate bezels,  [Read More…]

T-Mobile REVVL 2 + 2 Plus announced with Android Oreo and 18:9 displays

Both phones are available for purchase starting today.

In August 2017, T-Mobile released its first self-branded smartphone in the form of the T-Mobile REVVL. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, we’re now getting the REVVL 2 and REVVL 2 Plus.

Starting first with the regular REVVL 2, we’re looking at a phone with a 5.5-inch 720 x 1440 screen, 13MP rear camera, 8MP selfie camera, 3,000 mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, and a quad-core MediaTek  [Read More…]

Smart Displays need a good screen, and Lenovo’s Smart Display has the best

Best answer: The 10-inch Lenovo Smart Display has the best and biggest screen that works great for just about everything, but if you want something smaller, the Google Home Hub isn’t far behind.

Best Buy: Lenovo Smart Display ($ 250) Best Buy: Google Home Hub ($ 149) The Lenovo Smart Display has the largest, most capable screen

If your main concern is screen quality, the best Smart Display you can buy is the Lenovo Smart Display —  [Read More…]

Samsung will start using notched displays

Samsung hasn’t been shy in attacking Apple for using notched displays. But the South Korean tech giant is eating its own words, as Samsung has announced that it will begin using notched displays in its 2019 smartphones. The company unveiled a lot during the keynote presentation of its developer conference and snuck this news in just before it revealed its foldable device.

Samsung is creating three notched displays, the Infinity U, V, and O. The Inifinity U mimics the Essential  [Read More…]

Google announces Android is getting on board with foldable displays

Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone was finally revealed during its Developer Conference yesterday.

Well soon afterwards, Google also issued a press statement to announce that Android has added native platform support for a new class of devices called “foldables”. Actually, Samsung and Google have been working together when creating the new One UI for Samsung’s phones. So it’s no surprise Google is adding support to this novel form factor.

The idea is that Android will strive to offer a smooth transition  [Read More…]