Tag Archive: Wireless


Google stops sharing info with wireless carriers over data privacy concerns

It put an end to the Mobile Network Insights program back in April.

What you need to know The Mobile Network Insights service delivered anonymous data to wireless carriers to show weak spots in their network coverage. The data helped carriers find areas that needed to be improved to make their networks more reliable. Google shut down the service back in April due to privacy concerns.

In April of this year, Google shut down a valuable resource  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile vs. Cricket Wireless: Which is better for you?

At Android Central, we use our phones a lot. Sometimes more than one phone at a time. We keep track of all of the carriers so you can find the best plan for your usage.

Buy in bulk Mint Mobile

From $ 45 per 3 months at Mint Mobile

Pros T-Mobile LTE network Unlimited talk and text Unlimited slowed data after allowance Free calls to Canada and Mexico Hotspot on every plan Cons Must buy in  [Read More…]

Cricket Wireless Buyer’s Guide: Coverage, rate plans, phones, deals, and more

A growing number of US consumers are becoming familiar with Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) like Metro, Boost Mobile, and Straight Talk. They operate using the towers and infrastructure from the big players but have their own rates, customer service, and phone selection.

Let’s take a look at one of them in particular: Cricket Wireless

About

Cricket Wireless (Cricket) initially launched in 1999 and is a US-based prepaid wireless service provider; it’s a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T. It offers  [Read More…]

Jabra Elite 65t vs. Sennheiser Momentum True Wirless: Top truly wireless

Jabra Elite 65t

Jack of all trades

$ 138 at Amazon

Pros Reliable Sound quality Battery life Cons Micro-USB for charging No wireless charging case

The Elite 65t are a reliable pair of truly wireless earbuds and check all of the right boxes with excellent battery life and solid sound quality.

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless

Excellent sound quality

$ 300 at Amazon

Pros Sound quality USB-C charging Premium charging case Cons Serious battery  [Read More…]

RHA TrueConnect wireless earbuds review

Up for review today are the RHA TrueConnect wireless earbuds. But, before diving in, I’d like to drop a quick disclaimer. I honestly didn’t know much about RHA prior to the company sending me its latest wireless earbuds. Read on for the full review.

Design

The first thing that struck me when opening the Trueconnect earbuds was the overall quality. From the packaging to the battery case, the overall design of these wireless audio devices is top-notch. There’s also USB-C  [Read More…]

The best wireless charging pads for Note 10 and Note 10+

Wireless charging is the easiest way to top up a phone, and the Galaxy Note 10 supports every standard you can think of, including Qi, PMA and Samsung’s own Fast Wireless Charging 2.0. This year, the Note lineup supports extra-fast speeds of 12W and 15W respectively, but only with a select few chargers. Let’s round up the best options for your new phone!

The best one Samsung Wireless Charger Stand 15W

$ 80 at Samsung

Staff  [Read More…]

The best wireless headphones for your new Note 10 and 10+

The Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are the first flagship smartphones from Samsung that ditch the 3.5mm audio jack. This means your pre-existing wired headphones won’t work and you’ll need to find other headphones, probably wireless (unless you’re a fan of dongles). The Samsung Galaxy Buds are a solid pair of wireless earbuds and will provide the best experience with your Note 10 or Note 10+.

Best Overall: Samsung Galaxy Buds

The Galaxy Buds are  [Read More…]

The best wireless headphones you can buy!

Wireless (Bluetooth) headphones have become increasingly popular over the last several years. The best wireless headphones have support for great, high-fidelity sound. That’s why the Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 are our best overall pick. They have excellent sound quality, battery life, and are comfortable for long-term use.

Best Overall: Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2

Most, if not all, modern over-ear headphones nowadays come with active noise cancelation (ANC) in the box; especially if you’re looking for wireless  [Read More…]

The Treblab Z2 wireless noise-cancelling headphones have a huge discount

In the market for a pair of Bluetooth earphones? Consider the Treblab Z2 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones, which are currently only $ 78.99 (69% OFF) in the AndroidGuys Deals Store.

These are the sort of headphones that not only sound great, but they’re designed for long lasting comfort. Not only that, but the 35 hour battery life means you’ll be rocking out to an entire discography before charging back up!

The Z2’s earned their name because they feature twice the sound,  [Read More…]

Don’t waste your money on Snakebyte’s Game:Pad 4S wireless controller

Snakebyte has some decent accessories, this just isn’t one of them.

I’ve reviewed a few premium controllers over the last several months, like the Razer Raiju Ultimate and SCUF Vantage, and I even reviewed a budget-friendly option perfect for children, so I like to think I have my bases covered when it comes to what to look for in a controller. When I first saw the Game:Pad 4S, I was skeptical because of its angular grips and  [Read More…]