The 10 Best Android Phones for 2019

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Since most Android smartphone makers, especially the leading manufacturers, update their wears annually and at varying times throughout the year, writing an up-to-date comparison of the top models is a bit of a juggling act. As I write this, for example, Samsung is starting to ship the Galaxy S10 and S10+, two of its top […]

Android Pie (version 9) Review – The “Techie” Smartphone OS Gets Smarter and Friendlier

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Google released Android Pie to its own phones, namely the Pixel brand, in August of last year. Since then, the various manufacturers of Android phones, including Samsung, Motorola, Huawei, Sony, Nokia, Honor, LG, and others, have been adapting the latest version of Android (ver. 9) to their phones. Some, such as Essential Phone and OnePlus, […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Review

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More and more users are in to big phones with big beautiful high-resolution displays, such as Google’s Pixel, OnePlus 6, or Apple’s iPhone X, but Samsung’s flagship Note brand (now up to version 9) has led the way in big and beautiful since the Note 1 several years ago. It’s called the “Note,” of course, […]

The State of Smart Home Printer Technology – Convenient, But Not All That Smart

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It took a while, but Smart Home voice-activation technology finally extended to printers and all-in-one (AIO), print, copy, scan, and sometimes fax, printers. Considering what it takes to make a device, especially a device that already has wireless tech built-in, smart, it should have happened a long time ago. Also, given how long voice activation […]

10 iOS Launchers for Android to Alleviate Your iPhone Envy

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While it’s true that Android devices dominate the smartphone market, the users of iPhones seem to have a much more fervent love affair going with iOS than do the users of the world’s most popular mobile operating system. A primary reason that Android sales prevail is that Apple’s hardware costs so much more than most […]

The 10 Best Android Launchers of 2019

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One of Android’s most popular features, and undoubtedly a primary reason for its dominance of the smartphone market, is the operating system’s (OS) limitless customization options. Personalization possibilities abound, at both the default OS level or by installing one of the hundreds of launchers (just under 300 at Google Play Store as I wrote this). […]

Microsoft Launcher Brings Windows Integration and a Lot More to Android

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Android smartphones are capable of many things that you just can’t do on Apple’s iOS (iPhone) devices. One of the slicker Android-only features is the ability to change how your device looks, feels, and behaves—a complete makeover—by simply installing a third-party launcher. One of the more popular launchers is Microsoft Launcher (an upgrade of the […]