Best back-to-school Android tablets for 2016

As smartphones grow in size and affordability, and laptops shrink their prices to stay afloat, tablets find themselves in a seemingly inescapable chokehold. The textbook definition of a passing fad, they rapidly soared half a decade back at the expense of uninspired netbooks, and are now in the process of becoming obsolete as “the next

Black Friday 2015 Android deals: Toys R Us, Shopko, Kohl’s, and more

We have a brand new selection of Android-powered, Android-running and Android-compatible Black Friday bargains to preview today, and this one’s quite heavy on ultra-low-cost wearable devices and mobile accessories. Without a doubt, you’ll have your work cut out for you in a week or so if you’re in the market for a health-improving activity tracker,

Best sub-$100 unlocked Android smartphones

It’s odd, but while a Benjamin can buy a pretty well-balanced tablet from a few manufacturers everyone’s heard of, finding a solid ultra-low-cost Android smartphone is still tricky business. Sure, there’s always the prepaid route, not to mention the possibility of signing two-year contracts to slash prices north of $500 to sub-$100. But it goes

Best ultra-affordable prepaid smartphones for 2015

Seeing as how the race to the bottom is heating up by the day as far as Android smartphone retail costs are concerned, a refresh of our best sub-$100 prepaid device list from April 2014 was probably long overdue. To make that abundantly clear, just one member of last year’s magnificent low-cost seven made the