Tag Archive: Pack


The NIFTY Mobile Charger is the smartest battery pack you’ll ever buy

This NIFTY battery pack sure lives up to its name, but can its slick design justify the price?

Battery packs are essential phone accessories these days. We rely on our phones to do so much, and heavy phone users often can’t rely on their phone’s internal battery to get them through a full day without a recharge along the way.

Furthermore, few battery packs offer the same functionality and features, making it sometimes confusing as to which  [Read More…]

Stop searching for a place to plug-in and charge with the $5 RAVPower mini battery pack

This small portable charger can fit in your pocket keep your phone charged to full!

The whole point of the smartphone revolution was we could carry the power of a full-blown computer in our pocket. We didn’t have to make room for more stuff… until it came time to charge the battery. Then you needed a backpack just to carry all your cords and power adapters and giant, monolithic, battery packs.

That’s the beauty of a mini external charger  [Read More…]

Review: Iris by Lowe’s home automation and security pack

In the ever-crowded world of smart home and home security systems, Lowe’s is trying to carve out its niche. The retailing giant has been working on its Iris smart home/home security system for years, basically using generation 1 and some of gen 2 as a public beta test. This has hurt its standing in the […]

Stop searching for a place to plug-in and charge with the $7 RAVPower mini battery pack

Our friends at Thrifter have a great deal on a mini portable battery charger!

The whole point of the smartphone revolution was we could carry the power of a full-blown computer in our pocket. We didn’t have to make room for more stuff… until it came time to charge the battery. Then you needed a backpack just to carry all your cords and power adapters and giant, monolithic, battery packs.

That’s the beauty of a mini external charger like  [Read More…]

Celebrate the eclipse with this dark-as-night theme pack!

Some themes are beautiful, some themes are functional, and dark themes are both.

Dark themes are more than an expression of taste and emotion. On devices using AMOLED displays, dark themes can help you save a little bit of battery. Because on AMOLED screens, true, hex black #000000 is displayed by turning off the pixel completely. The more black on an AMOLED screen, the fewer pixels being powered and lit. Now, some apps have AMOLED black themes.  [Read More…]

Mophie intros new Powerstation USB-C XXL battery pack for USB devices

Mobile battery case company, Mophie announced a new battery pack this week, dubbed the USB-C XXL which comes equipped with both USB-C and USB-A ports, as well as support for simultaneous dual charging. The USB-C XXL was essentially designed as a portable 19,500 mAh battery for Apple’s new MacBooks and Mophie says it can supply […]

Put some summer magic on your home screen with this theme pack!

Summer is here, and it feels like it will never end.

The days are longer, the days are hotter, and there’s not nearly as much to do when going outside feels like walking into an oven. Summer is about staying cooler and staying entertained, and we can kill two birds with one stone by putting some cool new themes onto our home screens. A new theme can make your phone seem like a brand new toy, no  [Read More…]

Samson Q2U Podcasting Pack

This is something a little different, Android Guys. As per our name, we normally focus on the mobile side of technology – specifically, the Google-centric brand of mobile technology – but today I’m writing to you about a podcasting microphone that I’ve been toying around with, instead. While Samson’s (rather boringly named) Q2U Recording and […]

Giveaway: Win a gaming prize pack from Turtle Beach!

I heard a rumor that you guys like free stuff so we’re back again with another giveaway. Today we’re teaming up with Turtle Beach to hook you gamers up with some awesome gear. This pack has a little something for everyone. Want to be a streamer? We’ve got a streaming microphone to kick off your […]

Win a Logitech ZeroTouch road trip prize pack!

A great road trip is just a hand gesture away!

It’s hot. It’s sunny. It’s summer.

It’s road trip time!

As we approach July 4th, we thought it would be a great idea to bring you an amazing contest from our friends at Logitech. The company is promoting its excellent ZeroTouch car phone holder, which uses an innovative mounting method to keep your phone secure and safely usable while in the car, and we’re going to give  [Read More…]