Nicole Johnston

Nicole writes for multiple Future Labs brands, including Android Central, covering primarily internet security and privacy programs. She has over 13 years of research and writing experience in both the public and private sectors, including seven years of testing and reviewing consumer products and five evaluating antivirus software, parental controls, and identity theft services. Nicole is mom to 10 kids.

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The Galaxy S10+ is the best waterproof Android phone you can buy
Staying alive

The Galaxy S10+ is the best waterproof Android phone you can buy

Daniel Bader, Hayato Huseman and Nicole Johnston

While we don't suggest swimming with your phone, drips, drops and an occasional splash in inevitable. A bag of rice may come in handy, but these cellphones have been certified as waterproof. This means they could survive a plunge as deep as two meters and stay immersed for up to 30 minutes and still work. Here are our top picks for the best waterproof phones.

Best Printers for Chromebook and Google Cloud in 2019
Print from the cloud

Best Printers for Chromebook and Google Cloud in 2019

Nicole Johnston and Aimee Hart

There are plenty of occasions when you might want a printer at home. Whether you prefer having all of your important documents in a file folder, or your child needs to print off permission slips, there are plenty of great printers out there. However, they aren't all compatible with Chromebooks and Google Cloud. Finding the right printer that syncs up with your technology and has the...

Track your fitness anywhere with the best smartwatches
Get moving!

Track your fitness anywhere with the best smartwatches

Joe Maring, Courtney Lynch and Nicole Johnston

Buying a smartwatch is a big investment, but so is your health. The best smartwatch for fitness keeps track of your daily movements, heart rate, sleep cycle, water intake and is versatile enough to track both land and water exercise routines. Choosing a smartwatch with a decent battery life ensures you won’t be left hanging in the middle of a workout, or forced to stop too soon to...