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Your weekend comments thread is here, so take a break and chat it up

Whether working or playing (or both), everyone can enjoy a minute or two of internet-ing with friends.

I thought I would be taking advantage of a spell of warm weather and getting outside to spend some time with my favorite hobby — fiddling around with some woodworking tools — but instead, I’m stuck inside watching it rain on this dreary Saturday afternoon. Bleh. I need to get my mind clear and I have a chess set to get done  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi TV 4 preview: The next big thing is here

With the Mi TV 4, Xiaomi is looking to do to the TV segment what it did to phones: turn the entire category on its head.

Back in 2015, I walked into a Xiaomi service center to get a busted Mi 4 fixed. That was my first run-in with the Mi TV. It was a brand-new Mi TV 2 that the service center imported from China to showcase Xiaomi’s portfolio. When asked if it would launch in  [Read More…]

Here are the best deals from Amazon’s Great Indian Sale

Get your wallets ready.

Amazon is kicking off 2018 with another instalment of the Great Indian Sale. The retailer is offering exciting discounts on phones, accessories, fashion and lifestyle products, and digital content. One of the highlights of the sale is a ₹3,000 discount on the LG Q6, which brings the price of the phone down to ₹11,990. If you’re interested in a physical keyboard, the KEYone is available for ₹34,999.

Amazon has been increasing focus  [Read More…]

New Amazon Echo device owner? Here are the first things to try

Amazon Echo was one of the most sought-after gifts during the most recent holiday season, literally flying off virtual and physical shelves. Three years after defining a category with the first Echo smart speaker, Amazon has regularly refreshed an expanded the line which now includes seven models, each powered by Alexa. Echo (1st generation) Echo […]

Here are all the Snapdragon 845-powered devices coming in 2018

Devices include the LG G7, Galaxy S9, Google Pixel 3, and more.

Qualcomm officially took the wraps off the Snapdragon 845 in early December, and as we previously mentioned, there are a lot of reasons why you should be excited about it. Every new processor brings increased speed and better battery life, and while the 845 offers both of these things, it also has serious improvements for cameras, support for ultra-fast gigabit LTE, and plenty more.

We’re  [Read More…]

The first annual Yuletide comments thread is here

Happy holidays from all of us here at Android Central!

When I was a kid, I remember sitting up all night on Christmas eve, trying to be quiet while playing with any Hanukkah presents I might have already been given. The joy of a two-culture family is strong, especially when you’re a kid and get double the gifts.

I’m not a kid anymore, at least on the outside. Now I get more pleasure from giving than I ever  [Read More…]

Here are November’s winners of the Honor/Huawei incentive program!

These are the lucky November winners of some cool Huawei/Honor swag.

There’s nothing like being a cool person on the internet and winning great gadgets while doing so. But with our Huawei/Honor Community Incentive Program, you can do just that! The basis is pretty simple: be an active, engaged and friendly member of the Huawei or Honor communities in our forums to win great stuff.

Here are the winners from November:

br77494 — Congrats, you’ve won a  [Read More…]

Looking for a rugged phone? Here are five models you can buy right now

These days almost everyone uses a smartphone – either for leisure or for work – but there are some people who need their phone to work even in extreme environments. These folks might have a demanding job or lifestyle with constant exposure to environmental hazards. So for them – a rugged smartphone might be the […]

Amazon Great Indian Festival is back — find the best deals right here

Amazon is back with another sale extravaganza.

Amazon’s Great Indian Festival is back. The four-day sale extravaganza kicks off in earnest tomorrow, but Amazon is rolling out deals early for Prime members. Highlighted deals include a ₹2,000 discount on the Moto G5 Plus, bringing the cost of the phone down to just ₹12,999. The OnePlus 3T is also seeing an enticing ₹5,000 drop, with the device now on sale for just ₹24,999.

Xiaomi is introducing a variant  [Read More…]

Here are August’s winners of the Honor/Huawei incentive program!

These are the lucky August winners of some cool Huawei/Honor swag.

There’s nothing like being a cool person on the internet and winning great gadgets while doing so. But with our Huawei/Honor Community Incentive Program, you can do just that! The basis is pretty simple: be an active, engaged and friendly member of the Huawei or Honor communities in our forums to win great stuff.

Here are the winners from August:

Aljean Thein — Congrats, you’ve won  [Read More…]