Tag: Reviews

SanDisk A2 and 400GB microSD roundup review: Buy for storage, not apps

Article Contents There are plenty of reasons to pick up a microSD card, should your phone support one. It can be a lot cheaper to get a phone with less storage and plan to add more. Media maniacs and data hoarders can also make use of the super cheap extra space. But if you think […]

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Moshi’s combo USB-C audio & power dongle is a must-buy for charging while listening — especially in the car

Article Contents I will never change my opinion when it comes to the headphone jack: Taking it away was a terrible, consumer-unfriendly decision. Thanks to Google, Essential, OnePlus, and other OEMs, that means I have to work a bit harder to accommodate new devices into my firmly, happily tangled life, and one of the most annoying […]

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Nokia 3.1 Plus for Cricket review: Returning to US carriers with a decent budget option

Article Contents Nokia’s nothing short of a legend when it comes to mobile phones, having been responsible for some of the most iconic handsets of all time. Over the years we’ve seen the brand change hands numerous times, reinventing itself and crossing platform lines in the process, but it’s always been a survivor, managing to […]

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Review: The GE C-Life is an affordable smart light bulb perfect for Google Home, no Wi-Fi necessary

Article Contents Most smart home products use one of four connectivity options — WiFi, Zigbee, Z-Wave, or Bluetooth Low Energy. However, the latter are a little less popular because they can either be controlled locally via a smartphone, or remotely if the company makes its own Bluetooth to WiFi hub. General Electric’s C-Life A19 bulbs […]

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Motorola Moto G7 series hands-on: A fine family

[embedded content] Motorola today announced four new phones in a big refresh to its mid-range G series. The G has been a bedrock in Motorola’s lineup since its inception. The original Moto G became the company’s best-selling phone and led the markets of Brazil and Mexico in the year it was released. The G series […]

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Harman Kardon Citation One review: The high-end Google Home you’ve been waiting for

Article Contents Harman Kardon is the flagship brand in the Samsung-owned audio empire also consisting also of JBL and AKG, and it has a decent reputation for making products with relative audiophile appeal. The group is no stranger to Google Assistant-equipped devices, but the Citation/Enchant range of speakers, subs, towers, and soundbars really caught our […]

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Marshall Stanmore II review: A powerful but pricey Assistant speaker

Article Contents You are no longer stuck with a few Google-branded speaker options if you want to invite Assistant into your home. There are speakers from JBL, Sony, and many others—including Marshall. The updated Marshall Stanmore II speaker launched recently, and it looks like a feasible alternative to Google’s best-in-class Home Max. It combines classic […]

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Huawei MateBook 13 review: A beautiful, premium laptop targeting Apple’s MacBook Air

Right now, Huawei’s biggest hurdle is public perception — the news is hard to avoid. However, the bottom line is Huawei also makes great products. The Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are great examples, but there’s more to the company than mere phones. It also offers Windows-based laptops like the new MateBook 13, something […]

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iPhone XS Max camera review: An easy-to-use camera that won’t fail (or amaze) you

As the biggest and baddest phone coming from Cupertino, the iPhone XS Max simply can’t be ignored. We may be Android enthusiasts, but we can’t deny Apple smartphones’ camera prowess. Does the iPhone XS Max camera compare to its Android counterparts or is it all hype? I took the iPhone XS Max for a stroll and […]

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Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 review: A must-have for anyone who plugs things in

Article Contents Odds are you didn’t buy your phone or laptop because of the charger that it came with. They’re an incidental feature compared to the gadget itself — some reviews don’t even mention them — but you definitely need one. If that dependency drives you to buy another USB Type-C PD-compliant wall-wart, Anker’s new […]

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Aukey B60 Bluetooth earbuds review: USB-C charging and best-in-class comfort on the cheap

Article Contents It’s a bummer, but wireless audio gadget manufacturers seem reluctant to adopt the USB-C charging port found on most new phones, tablets, and even laptops. Otherwise exciting earbuds like the Soundcore Liberty Air and Jaybird Tarah Pro are still shipping with increasingly outdated microUSB ports — or worse, proprietary charging solutions. So it’s great […]

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RAVPower 20,100mAh USB-C 45W power bank review: It has issues

Article Contents There are a ton of cheap batteries out there to choose from, so when we do reviews for them here at Android Police, we tend to be pretty picky. USB-C is a must-have from our mobile-first perspective, and anything less than 30W of output is a bit of a snooze. Thankfully, 45W seems to be […]

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Review: Soundcore Liberty Air true wireless earbuds are an incredible value

Article Contents Like it or not, headphone jacks are getting harder to find on smartphones, and that makes your wireless headphones more crucial than ever. There are some compelling true wireless options out there, but you have to spend big to get features like low-latency, Type-C charging, and long battery life. As the technology improves, […]

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