Tag Archive: Phone


Why Samsung Galaxy phones are a great fit for former Windows Phone fans

Having tried a range of Android hardware since the death of Windows Phone, the Samsung Galaxy line is where I feel closest to home.

The Samsung Galaxy range includes some of the best and most popular Android hardware, and it has for a long time. However, competition is heating up. From OnePlus’s “affordable” flagship phones to advancing tech from Huawei and Google’s Pixel line, Samsung’s Galaxy phones are far from your only option nowadays. However, as a  [Read More…]

These are the best gaming accessories for almost any Android phone

Speaking as a passionate mobile gamer, the pain points I deal with most often are dealing with bad controls, a dying battery, bad audio, and running low on internal storage. That’s where having the right accessories on hand can really save the day. We’ve rounded up the best controllers, battery packs, and headphones that you should consider if you want to step your game up.

Great build quality and design SteelSeries Stratus Duo

Staff pick

The Stratus  [Read More…]

Digital Wellbeing: Get your face out of the phone [PODCAST]

As much as we love our phones and mobile tech, maybe we’re using them the wrong way. Well, at a minimum we might be using them too much. Google recognizes this and has a tool to help. It’s called Digital Wellbeing and it will change the way you look at your phone usage.

Our most recent podcast sees us discussing Digital Wellbeing, its features, and benefits. While it’s available for select phones at this time, we definitely recommend it for  [Read More…]

Can I play Stadia on my Android phone?

Best answer: Google CEO Sundar Pichai specifically mentioned Pixel phones when speaking of Stadia’s supported platforms, but that doesn’t mean it won’t see a wider release on more Android phones.

Stream to your TV: Chromecast Ultra ($ 69 at Amazon) Google’s own: Pixel 3 (From $ 600 at Google) How do we know if it will come to all Android phones?

We don’t know for sure, but it’s a solid guess that it will come to a  [Read More…]

Keep your phone charged with $13 off JarvMobile’s Qi charging power bank

Charge two devices at once.

B&H is offering the JarvMobile 10000mAh Wireless Charging Power Bank for just $ 16.95 as part of its DealZone promotion. You’d usually pay in the region of $ 30 for this battery pack with integrated Qi charger, so you’re saving $ 13 in this sale. The price is only good until the end of the day, so don’t miss it.

The portable charger has enough capacity to charge most smartphones up to  [Read More…]

U.S. customers are missing out on the latest phone innovations

The U.S. may be the world’s largest smartphone market, but it’s not the most exciting.

The U.S. is the world’s largest smartphone market, but lately, it has been missing out on new innovations in phone design. Over the last 12 months, we’ve seen a sea of change in smartphone design. Manufacturers adopted new and innovative ways to reduce bezels, with cutouts being the default option.

We’ve also seen a few companies like Vivo and OPPO introduce pop-up  [Read More…]

How to remap the Bixby button on your Samsung phone

Samsung recently released an update to the Bixby Home app adding one of the most requested features to its phones. Instantly, the once otherwise useless Bixby button on your phone gained the ability to open something other than the Bixby digital assistant.

For all the Samsung users out there, including myself, this was an awakening. And a long time coming, too. We now had control over this once useless button without the need of any third party apps.

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Xiaomi launches its first Android Go phone in India

Redmi Go runs Android Oreo (Go Edition) and costs just ₹4,499 ($ 65).

Xiaomi has released a few phones under the Android One initiative, and the Chinese manufacturer is now launching its first Android Go device. The Redmi Go is an entry-level device that runs Google’s lightweight OS, and like all other Xiaomi phones, it offers pretty great value at ₹4,499 ($ 65).

The Redmi Go features a 5.0-inch 720p display with a 16:9 form factor, and  [Read More…]

A second, lifetime private phone line is only $25 with this deal

You might not realize it, but you need a second phone line for your mobile device. We can think of a number of reasons for you to consider getting one. Maybe you’ve been buying and selling items online in venues such as Craigslist. Or, perhaps you need to keep work and personal lines separate from one another.

Other reasons for a second phone line could include:

A throwaway number to use for signing up on websites and order forms Profiles for  [Read More…]

Voice control your home phone with Amazon’s Echo Connect on sale for $13

Convert your landline.

Factory reconditioned models of the Echo Connect are on sale at Woot for just $ 12.99 today only. This device sells for $ 35 brand new at Amazon, with previous deals never bringing it below $ 24. These devices have each been tested and restored to fully working condition by Amazon and come with a one-year warranty. Woot offers free shipping for Amazon Prime members, and $ 6 shipping for everyone else.

If you  [Read More…]