Best of 2019!

Best Android Phones of 2019 (November Update)

This will be our last big update to our best smartphones lists for this year with no notable devices coming out before we hit 2020 and there was some shakeup this time around with new devices added and some removed from every single list. If you are considering picking up a smartphone as a gift …

The cheaper alternatives

Best Budget Flagship Smartphones – November 2019

In recent years we’ve seen a lot of strong entries in the mid-range, somewhere between budget devices and top-end flagships. These are often some of our favorite devices, but they were failing to fall into our existing “best of” categories. Fortunately, there was a simple enough solution, we created a list to specifically capture these …

Android 101

7 Tips to Prevent Stolen Android Phones

The best way to protect your phone from being stolen is to know the techniques being used against you by thieves. Here are 7 of the most common tricks pickpocketers use to prey on you.

Stadia is a mess

Stadia support says compensation for delayed activation codes is ‘highly likely’

I’ve had my Stadia Founder’s package for about 24-hours now and someday I really look forward to actually being able to use it. Like many others who purchased Stadia, I have yet to receive the activation code that actually allows me to use Stadia or reserve my username, one of the supposed benefits of being …

This is Stadia?

Google’s new Stadia commercial is completely ridiculous

While those who have pre-ordered Stadia are still waiting for their Founder’s Edition controller and codes to show up this week, Google has started promoting the streaming gaming service to the public with a new commercial. As with most gaming platform commercials, Google has put on a big show which is completely over the top. …

Power on the cheap

Save $30 on Anker’s PowerCore+ 26,800 mAh Power Bank and 30W Power Delivery Charger combo

With Anker’s power banks and wall chargers considered the best in the business, it’s always exciting when their best products are given a substantial discount. This time around, Anker is offering a $30 price cut on its PowerCore+ 26,800 mAh Power Bank and 30W Power Delivery Charger combo pack. The two charging accessories typically sell …

This is not 5G

Verizon’s new 5G coverage maps are embarrassing

For nearly a year now, Verizon and other service providers have been proclaiming that 5G has arrived. The new technology is meant to usher in a new era of connectivity that will change our lives and give businesses new opportunities. Those promises have yet to be kept and based on Verizon’s new 5G coverage maps, …