Android

News, reviews and articles that are related to the topic of Android devices, operating system or applications.

Android Nougat security certificates are expiring in 2021

NEWS – Came across this news item recently, and haven’t heard much about it elsewhere. Turns out the 7.1.1 version of Android (Nougat) may not be able to access secure websites starting in 2021, unless you update their operating system. I’m not worried about those who read The Gadgeteer who are in the Android camp, …

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Caterpillar CAT S42 rugged Android smartphone review

REVIEW – Lately I have been enjoying testing and reviewing Android smartphones and comparing them to my experience with my iPhone 10 Xs MAX. While in many ways this might not be a fair comparison for many off-brand Android smartphones, I have found that I have been liking what I have been experiencing with many …

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HyperCube auto photo backup adapter for iPhone and Android review

REVIEW – Redundant backups are something you won’t use until you need them and if you’re not the type to worry about backups, at some point in your life, you’ll find out just how important they can be. Most of us carry 100s or even 1000s of photos in our pockets. Photos of our family, …

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Huawei P30 Pro Android Smartphone review

REVIEW – I purchased the Pixel 2 XL back in October of 2017 and liked it quite a bit. But WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity issues had me trying alternatives over and over again only to go back to the Pixel because I couldn’t find a phone I liked better enough to spend the cash. I’m …

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Doogee S90 Modular Android smartphone review

REVIEW – If you have a job that requires you to be outdoors in the elements, or in harsh environments, a ruggedized smartphone is a necessity. Trouble is that there just doesn’t seem to be many rugged smartphones on the market these days. I do have one to show you today though and it’s built …

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HUAWEI MediaPad M5 Android tablet review

When it comes to buying an Android tablet, there aren’t many choices if you are looking for a premium device. Sadly, even Google themselves have gotten out of the tablet category, which is a real shame. If you haven’t been a fan of the expensive glass-backed tablets from Samsung, I have another option for you to …

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Abox 4 Android TV 4K Streaming Box review

These days, many people are looking to find alternatives to cable services and cable boxes. This is primarily so because of the continuously rising costs of cable TV and the way their “packages” provide less versatility. In response to the cable companies, numerous devices have “popped up” on the market and they claim to provide …

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Julie’s gadget diary – I just ordered an Essential Phone

I have been happily using a Pixel 2 XL smartphone that I bought back in October. At least I’ve been happy with it until recently when I started having issues with Bluetooth connectivity. At first, I thought the issue was with the gadgets that I was reviewing and not the phone itself. But when the …

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