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BLU finally made a phone that supports Sprint’s network

US smartphone maker BLU appears to have a new smartphone in the pipeline which will mark a first for the company. The device is called the BLU S1 and it could be the first handset produced by the company to be compatible with Sprint’s CDMA network. The product appears listed on the carrier’s BYOD (bring […]

WiFi HD Waterproof Endoscopic Camera goes where your phone can’t (Deal of the Day)

Ever find yourself trying to figure out what’s clogging your kitchen drain? Or, perhaps you’re working on something under the car hood and can’t seem to see the problem. If only you could look down inside somehow. Today’s Deal of the Day is a waterproof HD endoscopic camera which can be used to do just that. […]

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Best overall LG V20

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The V20 is now a year old, and is no longer LG’s top-of-the-line smartphone, but it’s still quite good. With plenty of power, including a Snapdragon 820 processor and 4GB of RAM, along with awesome camera and audio features, the V20 delivers in spades. What’s more: it’s the only remaining high-end phone  [Read More…]

WiFi HD Waterproof Endoscopic Camera goes where your phone can’t (Deal of the Day)

Ever find yourself trying to figure out what’s clogging your kitchen drain? Or, perhaps you’re working on something under the car hood and can’t seem to see the problem. If only you could look down inside somehow. Today’s Deal of the Day is a waterproof HD endoscopic camera which can be used to do just that. […]

The Xiaomi Mi 6 review: A true budget flagship phone

If you’re subscribed to any of the big tech YouTube channels or pay attention to phone reviews, you probably already know how good the Xiaomi Mi 6 is. It’s been the darling of the tech community since its release earlier this year. But, if you’re a casual consumer, do you even know it exists? The […]

You won’t be able to repair the Essential Phone

The Essential Phone proves nearly impossible to repair, earning a 1/10 score from iFixit.

Part of the reason the Essential Phone stands out from the crowd is its unique materials. There isn’t any other device on the market using a titanium frame or ceramic back, due to how difficult these materials are to source. Besides just being sturdy and adding to shipping delays, the unique materials also mean the phone will never be user-servicable.

iFixit did its  [Read More…]

ZTE may try to upend the phone market with dual-screen Axon Multy

ZTE may try to bring back the dual-display phone with the AT&T-exclusive Axon Multy.

ZTE may be planning to launch a new high-end phone in the coming weeks with a major twist to the current candy bar convention of today’s devices: a dual screen.

Pictured: 2016’s ZTE Axon 7 Mini

According to Evan Blass of Venturebeat, the so-called ZTE Axon Multy, built-in collaboration with AT&T, will feature 1080p screens of both the front and back that  [Read More…]

Action Launcher Quickthemes: One touch customization for your Android phone

Quick themes are good, and Action Launcher’s Quicktheme gets quick themes themed quickly.

Action Launcher has garnered a fair bit of praise from us at Android Central. Some love Quickdrawer and being able to ditch the traditional app drawer. Some love the Covers and Shades, which free up space and get us into apps faster. But as a themer, Action Launcher’s got a great trick that can make your home screen feel completely new with one easy  [Read More…]

Xiaomi teams up with Google to launch its first Android One phone, the $230 Mi A1

Android One reboot kicks off with the Xiaomi Mi A1.

Late last week, Xiaomi said that it would launch a phone in a brand-new series, and that the device would make its debut in India. At a media event in New Delhi, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi A1, its first Android One phone. The device is a variant of the Mi 5X, which was unveiled in China back in July. What makes the Mi A1 particularly interesting is  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi A1 preview: This is the Android One phone we deserve

This is what Android One should have been from the beginning.

Google launched the Android One initiative back in 2014, partnering with local manufacturers to build $ 100 phones that received updates directly from the search giant. That premise made a lot of sense considering most budget phones don’t even see a single platform update, but the execution was far from faultless. At a time when offline sales outnumbered online retail three to one, Google decided to  [Read More…]