Tag Archive: Great


Visiting China is a great way to realize just how much you rely on Google

The moment your plane lands, your phone just became a whole lot less useful.

It took me a few moments to realize what was happening. Landing in Shanghai after a 12-hour Air Canada flight, you could forgive me for being a little groggy when I walked into the terminal, hopped on the free Wi-Fi and said “hmm, my connection isn’t working.” Even though I could load androidcentral.com, nothing else on my phone worked. Gmail wouldn’t sync. Hangouts  [Read More…]

HP Chromebook X2 review: Great Chromebook, better Android tablet

The first detachable Chromebook is here, and it’s more than worth your consideration.

Chromebooks — and Chrome OS as a whole — have been going through a growth spurt over the last few years. Conversely, Android tablets are still around, but it’s clear that Google is aiming for low-cost Chromebooks to take over this space. Convertible Chromebooks are already plentiful and inexpensive enough to fill this gap, but these don’t necessarily make good tablets.

Yes,  [Read More…]

Check out these great apps to make the most of World Cup 2018 (Updated)

The world cup is just around the corner and the hype is getting real. The biggest sporting event in the world is expected to draw in an audience in the billions and showcase some of the best athletes in the world.

32 teams will head to Russia with the dream of raising the FIFA World Cup Trophy. From June 14 until July 15, they’ll battle it out to see who reigns supreme. Can Messi finally win the World Cup? Can Ronaldo  [Read More…]

Huawei’s new MediaPad M5 tablets focus on providing a great audio experience

The days when tablets used to be all the rage are gone, yet some Android OEMs remain in the habit of launching new slate models from time to time.

For example, Huawei this week announced the new MediaPad M5 series in the US. Consisting of three models, the new tablet family is available for purchase at Amazon and Newegg.

Customers will be able to pick between 8.4-inch and 10.8-inch versions both available in Space Gray. Alternatively, Huawei also offers a  [Read More…]

3 Great Keyboards for your Samsung Tab S3

Working and messaging are made even easier with a compatible keyboard.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 is the best tablet you can buy in 2018, but if you want to get more done on your Galaxy Tab S3, you’re going to want a Bluetooth keyboard.

The best come built into a case, which is what we’ve highlighted below!

Samsung Keyboard Cover Fintie Keyboard Case with S Pen Holder Cooper Cases Backlit Keyboard Case Samsung Keyboard Cover

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OnePlus Bullets Wireless review: Great affordable Bluetooth headphones for everyone

Leave it to OnePlus to make simply great Bluetooth earbuds you can use with any phone.

We’re well past the point of no return when it comes to removing headphone jacks from smartphones. High-end phones, in particular, have dropped the headphone jack as quickly as companies could get enough consumer research to show that it wouldn’t materially affect buying decisions. This has boosted an already-strong market for Bluetooth headphones of all shapes and sizes, as USB-C audio  [Read More…]

GDPR is a great thing hampered by one bad idea

Addressing privacy concerns and bringing more disclosure to users is long overdue, but the 72-hour reporting rule might do more harm than good.

The past week was important for you and your personal information, whether or not you live in the EU.

GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation that sets guidelines about how personal information of EU citizens is collected and processed, is now official. It’s a great idea — uniform rules about how your information is  [Read More…]

The Razer FragFest gaming gear sale has great prices on mice, keyboards, and more

Upgrade your peripherals today.

The Razer FragFest sale is going on right now, and Razer is discounting a lot of great gaming gear. We’ve already covered the Razer Phone being $ 100 off, but there are also mice, keyboards, headsets, and even tool kits on sale. All shipping is free if you spend over $ 49. Otherwise it’s $ 10 flat. The sale ends May 16.

Here are some of the deals we liked:

Ornata gaming keyboard  [Read More…]

5 great reasons to buy your first drone this summer

Grab a drone and see the world from a new perspective.

In the past decade, drones have gone from an expensive tool almost exclusively for filmmakers to a swelling consumer industry filled with drones at every price point.

Needless to say, it’s a great time to get into the drone hobby and there’s no better time than the beginning of summer to touch the skies with a drone of your own.

NOTE:As of 2018, the U.S. has  [Read More…]

The Yeelight LED bulb is a great alternative to Philips Hue

The Yeelight LED bulb is a great option if you’re looking for an affordable smart lighting solution.

Yi Technology made its name in the action camera space by rolling out affordable alternatives to the likes of GoPro, and the company is taking the same approach to connected devices. That’s especially true of its $ 29 LED bulbs, which offer an experience similar to that of Philips Hue bulbs at a lesser cost.

One of the main  [Read More…]