Tag Archive: Reader


Mastercard introduces a credit card with a built-in fingerprint reader

Mastercard’s latest credit card comes with a biometric zone that stores your fingerprints.

Mastercard has rolled out a credit card that has an integrated fingerprint scanner, making it easier to authenticate purchases at retail stores. The card stores two fingerprints, and features an embedded sensor that lets you authorize payments instead of having to sign or use a PIN.

To get started, you’ll have to register your fingerprints at your bank, after which the information will  [Read More…]

We have a free NVIDIA Shield Android TV for an Android Central reader!

The new NVIDIA Shield Android TV is awesome, so why not enter to win one to satisfy all of your entertainment needs?

The second iteration of the Shield Android TV is a proper successor that shows NVIDIA knows just how to iterate on this platform. In an Android TV space that still lacks a robust number of choices — and even fewer good choices — the Shield Android TV stands as the box to get if you  [Read More…]

Oodles: A solid e-book reader, if you can ignore its looks (review)

It’s amusing to know that, even with the rise of e-books, tablets, and Amazon’s Kindle services and devices, recent studies show that Americans are reading less than in previous years. The media probably blames millennials, as they always do, but what are you going to do? I figure people can’t stop scrolling through their Facebook timelines

The LG V20 is coming soon, and we have an IOU for one Android Central reader!

The LG V20 ditches its tough-feeling exterior for something a bit more svelte, and adopts most of the software experience developed for the G5. At the same time, it carries on from the V10 by keeping its larger display and removable battery, while also doubling down on robust camera capabilities, top-end audio and extra features. It is, of course, the first phone shipping with Android 7.0 Nougat as well. You can check out our preview of the  [Read More…]

Best e-book reader apps for Android

Which e-book reader apps are best for Android?

Whether you want to bring your entire collection to the beach with you, or you want to re-read Game of Thrones in digital form on the morning train to work, there’s a great reading app for Android available for you. Here are our favorites.

Google Play Books Moon+ Reader Nook Amazon Kindle FBReader: Favorite Book Reader Universal Book (UB) Reader Cool Reader Aldiko Reader

Google Play Books  [Read More…]

6 best comic reader apps for Android

My common sense is tingling.

Face front, true believers! Though print comics are still alive, well, and actually thriving, some folks like a portable, digital version of their favorites to take with them (the TSA doesn’t take kindly to luggage full of mylar baggies).

You can download comics and manga from many sources and you need a reader that lets you enjoy all of that digital inky goodness with some added features. Here are a few  [Read More…]

We have an HTC 10 for one lucky Android Central reader! Enter now!

The HTC 10 is unquestionably HTC’s best phone ever. It’s also a great Android phone in its own right, with an attractive metal unibody, top-notch audio credentials, fast and uncluttered software, speedy fingerprint security and a camera capable of taking great photos. We happen to have one here, and it’s just itching to find a new home, so we’re passing it on to one of you in this contest! Awesome! Scroll on down and get yourself entered!

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Newsfold: A fantastic news reader (Review)

This world is driven by news.  Everyone reads gets news delivered to them on a daily basis in some form whether it’s through Facebook, news sites themselves, or RSS feeds. Today we will take a look at a news reader called Newsfold. Developer: mvilla Cost: Free with in app purchase Review Newsfold is a news reader

$80 Teclast X89 Kindow Reader Tablet PC dual boots Android and Windows 10

As some of you may know, occasionally we will highlight products from various retailers that we think you might enjoy. Every so often we’ll showcase something that’s off the beaten path, or a little different from other devices. Such is the case today with the Teclast X89 Kindow Reader Tablet PC (what a mouthful). What

Adobe Acrobat Reader gets Dropbox integration for easier access to your PDFs

Adobe and Dropbox are making it easier for users on the go to access and work on PDF files store in the cloud with tighter integration between Acrobat Reader and Dropbox on Android. Users can now access their PDF files stored in Dropbox from within the Acrobat Reader app once updated to the latest versions of each.

To get started, you can add your Dropbox account to the Acrobat Reader app, which will then give you access  [Read More…]