Tag Archive: Phone


Swappable PopSockets are the phone grip to beat

Dealing with PopSockets’ few pain points, Swappable PopGrips ascend to the throne as best phone grips on the market.

If you’ve gone out into any crowded public space in the last few years, you’ve seen at least one of them: a round little puck on the back of a phone, popping up and down as its owner uses the phone or just waits in line for Starbucks. PopSockets aren’t just a phone accessory anymore, they’re a life  [Read More…]

Go wireless anywhere with these Qi power banks to recharge your phone

Wireless PowerShare is a cool gimmick on stage for devices like the Galaxy S10, but in practicality, you’re sacrificing your phone’s battery to recharge your headphones, smartwatch, or another phone. It’s far, far easier to just buy a power bank that supports Qi wireless charging for all of your accessories and Qi-enabled phones, and while Qi power banks aren’t quite as popular as traditional power banks, there is still a good variety to choose from right now.

Fast wireless charging  [Read More…]

Want a flagship phone for less? Check out these refurbished picks!

As much as we love playing with and testing the latest and greatest phones here at AC, there is something we can universally agree on that we aren’t fans of — paying full price for flagship devices. If you’re in the market for a quality Android phone but don’t want to spend a thousand dollars, refurbished models offer a great experience at a fraction of what you’d typically spend. Here are our favorite options!

Best camera ever Google Pixel 3  [Read More…]

Want a flagship phone for less? Check out these refurbished picks!

As much as we love playing with and testing the latest and greatest phones here at AC, there is something we can universally agree on that we aren’t fans of — paying full price for flagship devices. If you’re in the market for a quality Android phone but don’t want to spend a thousand dollars, refurbished models offer a great experience at a fraction of what you’d typically spend. Here are our favorite options!

Best camera ever Google Pixel 3  [Read More…]

Which Xiaomi mid-range phone is right for you?

Xiaomi made a name for itself by introducing affordable flagships that break new ground for value. Here at Android Central we’ve used every phone Xiaomi has released over the last four years, and are here to help you choose the right device to suit your needs.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Revolutionary design

$ 520 at Amazon

Pros Innovative slider mechanism Ceramic chassis Robust internals 24-megapixel + 2-megapixel front cameras Cons Heavy Not water resistant

We’ve  [Read More…]

Secure your phone and charge it with iOttie’s iTap 2 Wireless car mounts

Go hands free and cable free!

Following up on the iTap 2 car mount series released in November last year, iOttie has announced the new iTap 2 Wireless series. Each product in the lineup will feature a different way to connect to your car, either by attaching to your air vent, your dashboard, or your CD player slot. Compared to previous series like the Easy One Touch 4, the new iTap 2 Wireless will have stronger magnets  [Read More…]

The Palm Phone can now be used as a standalone device

A software update also improves camera quality and battery life.

When the Palm Phone was released last year, one of the biggest draws to it was that it was supposed to act as a companion device to your primary smartphone — essentially allowing you to stay connected with fewer distractions. Now, Palm’s backtracking on that.

Beginning April 4, 2019, you can now purchase the Palm Phone and use it as a standalone Android device. It’s still being  [Read More…]

Print your phone photos with $30 off Fujifilm’s Instax Share SP-2 printer

Make digital photos physical.

The Fujifilm Instax Share SP-2 Smartphone Printer is down to $ 69.99 today only at Best Buy’s eBay store. It’s also available at the main Best Buy site. It regularly sells for around $ 100 at Amazon but you can pick one up there for $ 80 right now.

Print your phone photos Fujifilm Instax SP-2 Smartphone Printer

In an age digital photos, there’s something quite pleasing about printing an image and having  [Read More…]

Motorola slashes hundreds off phone prices in limited time deal

Today marks a monumental day in the history of communication. Indeed, this marks the 46th anniversary of the first mobile phone call. Made on the Motorola DynaTAC back in 1973, it’s a date that’s often overlooked by most.

Motorola, though, doesn’t want you to forget. In fact, it’s here to celebrate the momentous occasion with discounts on its phones.

READ: Motorola G6 Review

Whether you’re looking for a high-end handset like the Z series or something on the opposite end  [Read More…]

Android Pie seems to dredge up camera issues for Razer Phone 2

“Waiter, I think I found some bugs in my Pie.”

I’ve been using the Razer Phone 2 as my daily phone since November 2018, which has allowed me to thoroughly test what a gaming smartphone offers for daily use. During my time with the Razer Phone 2, Razer has updated the software to Android 9 (while ignoring the first Razer Phone entirely) and has also slashed the price down to $ 500.

Both things are pretty great  [Read More…]