Where can I buy Google Play gift cards?
Looking to buy a Google Play gift card for that special Android user in your life? We at Android Central just want to let you know that you're a good person.
Google Play gift cards just don't seem to be as ubiquitous as iTunes gift cards, but they're actually a lot easier to find than you think.
Here's where to find Google Play gift cards in your...
Get BIG home theater sound with Sonos!
Sonos speakers are smart. "How smart?" you ask.
So smart that, when you combine a Sonos Playbar, Sub, and either two Play:1s, two Play:3s, or two Play:5s (gen 2), you can turn all the individual components into a bumpin' home theater system!
Note: Your rear surround speakers must both be the same model or this just won't work.
There are a couple...
How do I make phone calls with Google Hangouts?
Why pay for domestic calling when you can make Wi-Fi calls to Canada and the U.S. for free with Google Hangouts? All you need is the Hangouts Dialer and you'll be able to dial any number and make a call via Wi-Fi, 3G, or 4G (data rates apply, of course).
You can call internationally, but you will be charged Google's rates. That being said,...
What are all the levels and items in Pokémon Go?
If you're out wandering the streets of your city playing Pokémon Go, desperate in your search for 101 Magikarp so you can evolve them to Gyarados, it's best practice to have a few good items under your Trainer belt.
Each time you level up, you're awarded with a few items, and they get better and better as you work your way up to level 30. You...
How do I get a Gym in Pokémon Go?
Once you hit level 5 in Pokémon Go, it's time to hit up a gym, join a team, and start conquering the rest of the gyms in your city.
How you claim a gym will depend on whether or not it's already occupied. If it is, you'll have to fight!
Here's how to claim Pokémon Gyms in Pokémon Go!
How to claim an unoccupied Gym in Pokémon Go for android
How to claim an...
How do I fix my Kindle Fire?
Many folks consider their Amazon Fire tablet to be a stand-up device, so many of these problems might not be issues for you. However, with everything going on in the latest Fire, it's entirely possible that you're experiencing some issue or another.
Here are a few common Amazon Fire problems and how to fix them.
My Amazon Fire won't connect to Wi-Fi
What to do when you've lost your Google contacts?
If you think you've somehow lost all of your Google contacts on your Android phone, don't sweat. The Google account associated with your Android device (that you likely set up when you set up your phone) keeps a handy backup for just such an occasion.
If your Google account is synced with your phone, then you should be able to restore a backup...
How do I back up my photos and video to my computer?
You have all these awesome photos and video on your phone, but what happens when you decide to buy a new phone or your storage becomes too full to take any more? Back it all up to your computer or the cloud!
There are a couple incredibly easy-to-use apps that let you store your photos and videos in the cloud or download them to keep forever...
Security, sans power cables.
Having a home security camera is a great way to keep an eye on your house while you're out. Sometimes, you'd like to place your camera in such a way that power cables might be cumbersome or might not reach. Battery-powered security cameras are an excellent solution but are few and far between right now, since they usually have to compromise on key features. We've...
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...
Increase workforce agility and mobility by going BYOD.
If you're considering implementing a BYOD (bring your own device) policy in your workplace, there are a few things you should consider before diving in and giving employees' personal devices access to sensitive information. Do you have the right security in place? Are there any restrictions on device usage during work hours? Are you...
Keep your work and personal data safe and secure without even having to send your phone to Kentucky.
Samsung's My KNOX is a free security platform that essentially partitions your phone's storage so that your business and work data are kept separate and secure.
It's totally free; all you need is an email address.
How does it work?
How to find and download Samsung My KNOX for Android
Not one for contracts? Go prepaid with Verizon and pick the right phone.
If you're going prepaid, you can certainly try to bring your own device to Verizon, but it's pretty strict about which phones it'll allow (many unlocked phones aren't even compatible with the network).
Otherwise, Verizon has a selection of prepaid phones that you can purchase directly, which may make for less of a...
If you absolutely have to go with Sprint prepaid, then do so. Otherwise, consider Boost Mobile.
You can't bring your own phone to use on a Sprint prepaid plans, which makes things pretty difficult since Sprint's selection of prepaid phones is subpar (and that's putting it very nicely).
If Sprint prepaid is your only option, then we're able to begrudgingly recommend a couple of their phones to...
Working and messaging are made even easier with a compatible keyboard.
If you like to work on the go and don't want the bulk of a laptop, then adding a keyboard to your 9.7-inch Galaxy Tab S2 is a great solution.
Check out our roundup of the best keyboards for your Tab S2!
Samsung Keyboard Cover
Fintie Blade X1
KuGi Ultra-thin Portfolio Case
Samsung Keyboard Cover...
Make your garden sing with some outdoor speakers.
Portable speakers are great additions to your Android stable. But maybe you want something you can leave outside, and not have to lug back and forth every time you want to remind the neighbors just how much you love Journey. Or maybe you want both. So wouldn't it be nice to have more options for audio fixtures in your yard?
We've rounded up...
Stay comfortable and flexible with silicone bands for your Moto 360 (2015).
If you like to keep active and prefer your Moto 360 bands to be extra comfortable, then silicone might just be your best bet. That's because metal bands can get dinged up and leather bands can become scuffed and ruined if you're not careful.
We've rounded up the top 5 silicone bands for your Moto 360 (2015).
Our list of tips to help you become the alpha shark!
Hungry Shark World is taking the hungry shark world by storm, sitting in the top 3 games in the Google Play Store. It burst onto the scene to millions of installs and continues to chomp its way onto phones, leaving only sore thumbs (and the occasional frustrated outburst) in its wake.
If you're trying to make your way up the food chain,...
Though it may not be as brittle as a robin's egg, you should probably protect your Robin's screen.
All day long you're swiping and tapping on your Nextbit Robin's screen and dirt and dust on your fingers can cause little imperfections. If you keep your phone in your pocket, your change or keys can slice and dice your screen as well, even if it's scratch-resistant (eventually, they all get...
Are a few new features and data savings enough to make you switch?
Opera Mini for Android is first and foremost for those of you who want and/or need to conserve data, just like its "bigger" counterpart, Opera Max. Maybe you have a very limited allotment or maybe you're on a pay-as-you-go plan. Either way, Opera Mini's High and Extreme data saving modes can save you gigs and cash.