Tag Archive: Good


Is a Chromebook a good business laptop?

Best answer: Yes! Security-minded Chromebooks are great for many kinds of business and business users, especially as more and more enterprise software shifts towards web clients and mobile apps like those available on Google Play.

Best for business: ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 (From $ 570)

What can you do on a Chromebook?

These days, more than you’d think!

The big controversy with Chromebooks in the early days was that they couldn’t install legacy applications that Windows  [Read More…]

Is Google Wifi a good solution for a tall home?

Best answer: Yes, Google Wifi can broadcast Wi-Fi signal in all directions including to floors above and below. The connection to mesh points will be stronger with less distance to travel, so it’s recommended to put the next node directly above or below the primary router. Fewer walls or floors between access points will be better for your signal strength.

Set up your mesh network from scratch: Google Wifi 3-pack ($ 239 at Amazon) One more to  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 7 Pro will have a good vibration motor — finally

OnePlus owners, rejoice: the brand is ramping up quality of the vibrations motor on its OnePlus 7 Pro scheduled for an official announcement Tuesday. While many of the phone’s features are aimed at swaying consumers away from their iPhones or other Android devices, this update comes in direct response to criticisms among OnePlus devotees who have lamented for years about the weakness and inconsistency of the brand’s vibration tech.

“We are constantly listening to feedback from the community  [Read More…]

Realme 3 Pro review: Xiaomi has good reason to be worried

Realme has managed to deliver a truly fantastic phone, undercutting Xiaomi along the way.

I haven’t talked about Realme a lot, but the brand has done exceedingly well in India over the last 12 months. In that time it launched seven phones, racked up sales in excess of 2 million, and grabbed a vital foothold in India’s budget segment.

The brand’s origin story is interesting as it was designed for one reason and one reason alone: to  [Read More…]

Here’s how good the Galaxy Note 9’s battery life is in the real world

Best answer: Samsung could finally tout a Note with battery life to match its size and capabilities thanks to the Note 9. It can go all day with a good amount of battery to spare, even if you make no attempt to change its behavior in the name of battery life. The only modern Galaxy phone that bests it is the latest and greatest Galaxy S10+, and the improvement isn’t huge.

Solid battery, at a discount:  [Read More…]

Jerry loves his Aukey mechanical keyboard for a good reason

I write hundreds of thousands of words each year and I’m quick to bash a sub-par keyboard if it comes across my desk. I’m also pretty sure I’m not alone when it comes to having a favorite tool that I don’t want to be without. I’ve found my favorite, the surprisingly good and budget-friendly Aukey KM-G3. I love it when fate is in my favor because I’m not giving this up. I’ve fallen in love.

My favorite keyboard  [Read More…]

Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered is a good way to experience the series’ roots

Best answer: If you’ve already played Assassin’s Creed 3, it may not be worth it to pick up the remastered edition. But for new players, it’s definitely something you’ll want to grab.

Into the Animus: Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered ($ 40 at Amazon)

What’s included?

Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered includes the base game, all of its solo DLC (Benedict Arnold and Hidden Secrets missions, and The Tyranny of King Washington expansion), and Assassin’s Creed Liberation Remastered.

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OptiShokz Revvez review: Bone conduction never looked so good

Your outdoor music experience will never be the same.

I love bone conduction headphones. For me, it’s the perfect compromise between safety and audio quality. I can ride anywhere on my bike, be it the trains near my house or the busy streets of Downtown Annapolis near the Naval Academy, and know I can enjoy music while also being aware of everything around me. But combining my bone conduction headphones with a set of sunglasses means there’s  [Read More…]

Nokia is taking over the mid-range market and I’m good with that

I’m happy to drool over a delicious new flagship like the Samsung Galaxy S10 — I have so many cases lined up to test with mine when it arrives this week — but when I was watching the livestreams and the hype from Mobile World Congress last month, what caught my eye wasn’t the folding screens or the in-screen fingerprint sensors. What caught my eye was Nokia, continuing to save the budget market and offer some of the  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile’s $20 data plan sounds too good to be true. It’s definitely not

Here at Android Central, we consider ourselves pretty thrifty people — it’s no accident we’ve partnered with the amazing folks at Thrifter, after all — and in the U.S., wireless service feels like a treadmill of endless fees and price increases.

That’s why, when we had an opportunity to check out Mint Mobile, we jumped at the chance. The MVNO runs on T-Mobile’s nationwide network, but does things a bit differently than the rest of the pack, and  [Read More…]