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Deal: Save 20% off your first six months of cell service at TPO

If you're looking for a sweet deal on a new phone plan, look no further than TPO.

TPO (The People's Operator) — an alternative carrier that runs off Sprint and T-Mobile in the U.S. — is currently offering 20% off your first six months of service with new activations. You can activate a new number and a new device, or keep your current setup, to save on their 500MB, 1GB or 2.5GB plans. The best part is that 10% of your monthly spend goes to a charity of your choice!

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1 week ago

Google's mobile search app now has a personalized news feed

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Google launches a news feed of its own within its mobile search app.

Google is increasingly looking to make its products more social, and its latest attempt is to create a feed within its mobile search app that will show you news stories, sports scores, and videos, all based on your previous searches. The company introduced news stories in the Google app back in December, and today's update sees Google building upon that by leveraging its AI smarts and rolling out new actions.

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1 week ago

Bixby Voice now available for every Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the U.S.

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It's time to start talking to your phone (even more).

A full three months after the Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched in the U.S., its voice-powered assistant Bixby Voice is available for everyone to use. An OTA update with the necessary new software is heading out to every U.S. Galaxy S8 and S8+ starting today, July 19, and once it arrives on your phone you'll have the same voice control features that many people have been testing the past few weeks as part of a limited beta program.

Bixby Voice is genuinely useful for many functions on your phone, but much of the luster of the feature has worn off as development delays meant it wasn't ready to launch with the phones themselves back in April. With many of those kinks worked out now to the point of being ready for a consumer launch, Samsung will have to really start its campaign of advertising Bixby Voice as a selling point of the Galaxy S8 and S8+.

The cold truth is the entire Bixby ecosystem just hasn't taken off with consumers.

Of course the goal of Bixby Voice is to be just one part of a larger set of Bixby features, which up to this point also haven't really caught on. The Bixby Home interface, often opined as a poor man's version of Google Now, feels weak and rarely useful. And Bixby Vision doesn't have the data set or algorithms to be a truly useful part of the camera experience. From what we've seen of Bixby Voice, however, there's at least something there that's properly unique — it's meant to help you control things on your phone, not just head out to the internet and answer questions for you. It's a proper differentiator from the way Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Apple's Siri work.

If you're one of the many in the U.S. who have a Galaxy S8 or S8+ and are curious about this whole Bixby experience, it really is worth checking out Bixby Voice once the latest software hits your phone. It could be enough to make you appreciate Samsung's hard work on the features, and even think that that hardware Bixby button under your volume rocker was worth it after all.

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1 week ago

Huawei Watch 2 Classic review: Leather is better

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With the Huawei Watch 2 Classic, a metal body and leather strap make all the difference.

It's no secret that we weren't big fans of the Huawei Watch 2, a plastic-and-ceramic successor to a metal legacy that left us feeling dejected and a little confused over the company's seemingly half-baked plans for wearables.

Well, after having used the Huawei Watch 2 Classic for some time, I can safely say the issue lies largely with branding and marketing than with the series itself. While the Classic is by no means a true visual successor to one of 2015's best Android Wear devices, its use of actual metal around the frame and replaceable 22mm bands certainly gets it close.

Like the Watch 2, the Classic is equipped with a bunch of top-notch specs for a modern smartwatch, including a super-sharp 1.2-inch OLED panel at 390x390 pixels, a Snapdragon 2100 processor, 768MB of RAM and 4GB of storage (which can be used to store and play music offline), a heart rate sensor, a GPS radio, IP68 water resistance, and a 420mAh battery that's quoted for two days (but is closer to a day and a half).

All it lacks compared to the Watch 2 is an integrated LTE radio and eSIM, which provides 4G service with a compatible carrier.

But here's what you gain: a much more attractive and "public-friendly" timepiece that, at just 60.5 grams, is considerably lighter than much of the competition. And while I don't love the fake chronometer bezel that doesn't spin despite looking like it should, overall I find the Huawei Watch 2 Classic extremely easy to wear, and quite enjoyable to use.

Android Wear 2.0 was worth the wait.

Of course, it comes with Android Wear 2.0 included out of the box, which took some time getting here but the wait was worth it: this is a much more polished experience than what debuted in 2014. Google took its time to figure out exactly what was needed from its nascent wearables ecosystem, and the result is a platform that can stand on its own — with GPS you can take this running sans phone and record a run while listening to locally stored music — but is best when paired to an Android phone.

The Huawei Watch 2 Classic does come equipped with a quick release mechanism for its included leather band, which is appreciated since the inclusion of a second button on the right side and a GPS radio primes the watch for running, which doesn't go so well with the leather strap.

Huawei's included Workout app, which launches with a press of that bottom button (say that five times fast!), is quite impressive, though Google Fit Workout and Runtastic were also included on my version.

Any other app that isn't included can be downloaded directly from the now-local Play Store, a move that, as mentioned, brings additional independence to the Android Wear platform.

In reality, the only real differentiation here is something I'd rather try to overlook: the watch faces that don't fit at all with the Watch's aesthetic. They're garish and skeuomorphic and feel out of place on this still-sporty metal design. Instead, I'd recommend diving into the deep, deep library of available third-party watch faces.

Of course, notifications are still Android Wear's strong suit, and the Watch 2 Classic performs that duty with aplomb. Without delving too deep into the app or workout side of things, I was able to stretch the Classic's battery life to just over a day and a half.

The Huawei Watch 2 Classic makes up for the missteps of the mainline Watch 2, and that's good enough for me to keep it on my wrist for the next little while. I prefer to it the gargantuan size of the LG Watch Sport, and though I could live without the fake chronometry around the admittedly large bezels, the fundamentals are excellent.

At close to $360 on Amazon right now, this is not a small investment, but if you're looking for a high-end Android Wear watch in 2017 with a GPS and a reasonable footprint, the Huawei Watch 2 Classic is your best bet.

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1 week ago

Casio ProTrek Smart review: Adventure watch

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Casio gets a lot more attention than some other watchmakers on the MrMobile channel, and that's because it's one of the few companies doing something different with Android Wear. Last year, I reviewed the company's feature-packed but pricey WSD-F10 outdoor smartwatch, and this summer's sequel has ditched the clunky model number for a (slightly) streamlined brand name.

Much else is familiar though; the ProTrek Smart keeps the chunky frame, water resistance and the high price point – not to mention the confusing lack of both a heart rate monitor and an ambient light sensor. But there's one major addition that puts the Casio ProTrek Smart firmly in "what last year's model should have been" territory: baked-in GPS.

Does the addition of standalone navigation make this colossal chronometer worth its price tag? Tune in for the Casio ProTrek Smart Review by MrMobile to find out!

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1 week ago

Best Memory Cards for Amazon Fire Tablet

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The Amazon Fire Tablet is a great investment, but it tends to run out of space quickly. Here are some ways to expand it without breaking the bank.

Whether you have a Fire Tablet for yourself or your kids, you've probably noticed that the internal storage doesn't go very far. You can easily fill it up with some games, a few apps, and media, which is a bit disappointing. Instead of trying to figure out what to delete, and how to better manage the storage, why not make things easier and add a microSD card so it can hold more?

There are tons of great microSD cards out there, and not all of them are expensive. Depending on your needs, you can get cards with as little as 8GB or as much as 200GB. Whether you are waiting for your brand new Amazon Fire tablet to arrive, or are using the previous generation, here are some great options you will want to consider.

SanDisk 64GB microSD

SanDisk is a well-known brand when it comes to portable storage, and its cards are almost always highly recommended. The company offers a bunch of different cards in different storage capacities, and this one is specifically made for the Fire Tablets and Fire TV. For most of what you will do with your Fire Tablet, the microSDXC UHS-I will be fast enough to meet your needs. It may take a few minutes longer for the initial transfer of information to the card, but after that, you won't notice much of a difference.

With 64GB of extra storage, you'll easily be able to install a ton of new apps, save music and movies locally to access whenever you want, and much more. Priced at around $23, it's hard to find a much better value than this microSD card.

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Samsung 32GB microSD

Samsung has been making storage products for quite some time and has been offering extremely affordable microSD cards as well. You won't find the smaller sizes, like 8GB or 16GB from Samsung, but from 32GB all the way up to 256GB, you'll find great deals. This high-performance card offers transfer speeds of up to 80MB/s, and they're built to last. These cards are water-, temperature-, magnetic-, and even X-ray-proof.

All of these good things must mean that it is on the pricey side, right? Wrong. A 32GB card will only set you back around $18, which is less than many people pay to go see a movie.

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Silicon Power 64GB microSD

Silicon Power's 64GB microSD offers speeds you'd expect out of a memory card for this price, with nothing crazy that makes it stand out. It can work in a variety of devices and comes with a lifetime warranty, so you shouldn't have to worry much about it. Another great feature of the cards is the included SD adapter which allows you to put the microSD card in your computer, camera or anything else that takes a full sized SD card.

Coming in at around $23, you can't go wrong with adding one of these to prevent the inevitable running out of storage.

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PNY Elite 128GB microSD

If you are looking for more storage, PNY may make the card for you. The company makes a variety of different sizes at different price points, and the 128GB sits at a pretty sweet spot. It may be more than you need initially, but having extra space is never really a bad thing. With it you can load tons of movies, endless amounts of apps and pictures, and have to worry very little about filling it up.

Of course, the more storage you get the more it will cost. PNY is quite reasonable with pricing, having this card listed at around $60 right now.

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SanDisk 200GB microSD

200GB is the largest capacity that the Fire Tablet is meant to use, and you may just want to purchase a microSD of that size to put in and forget that it is there. Sure, 200GB is a lot of space to have, but do you want to have to worry about storage ever again? A few years ago it would have cost a fortune to put that much storage inside your tablet, but now it is totally affordable.

You can usually find a pretty good deal on this card, making it run anywhere from $65 to $80, which is a great price for how much it can hold. If you don't want to worry about what you have on the tablet or deleting one thing to install another, you'll want to get one of these right now!

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Do you have a favorite microSD card that isn't listed here? If so, be sure to drop a link and brief description of why you like that one so others can check it out as well!

Updated July 2017: Updated some pricing and added note of new models beginning to ship. These are still the best microSD cards for your Fire tablet!

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1 week ago

Adobe Lightroom mobile goes 'Android native' with slightly refreshed interface

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Just because an update looks small doesn't mean it isn't important.

Adobe has updated its Lightroom Mobile app for Android with an all-new "Android native" interface, though the changes aren't as big as you'd think with such a proclamation. The main change to the experience is better labeling of buttons and simpler sliders that make sense on a (relatively) small screen that's used exclusively with touch.

Lightroom Mobile continues to be extremely powerful, and even though the new update isn't adding any big capabilities it is aimed at making all of the fine adjustments and tweaks easier to accomplish on the smaller screen. Being that the app has been "designed from the ground up" to the latest Android spec, you can expect an improvement in performance as well. It's not that the old version of Lightroom was slow, but it did take a couple extra beats to perform some actions — hopefully that has smoothed out now.

The new version of Lightroom is available from the Play Store right now — it'll be worth snagging the latest version.

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1 week ago

Best Android Phone Under $700

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HTC U11

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This may come as a shock to you, but HTC is back, baby! In fact, the company never left, but its criminally underappreciated 2016 flagship, the HTC 10, has been replaced by a phone so good and so striking that it would be impossible not to consider it in 2017. That phone is the HTC U11.

It may lack the Stretch Armstrong screen dimensions of the Galaxy S8 and LG G6, but it makes up for it in admirable practicality. The phone is fast — like, crazy fast — and the rear camera is probably the best you'll find on the market today. And despite the fingerprint magnetic glass back, when it's clean it's stunning, like a work of art.

Bottom line: The HTC U11 is an amazing phone that you should absolutely consider if you're in the market for an under-$700 device.

One more thing: The phone is only available to purchase at Sprint in the U.S., so consider financing it from HTC directly if you want to use it elsewhere.



Why the HTC U11 is best

It all comes down to smoothness.

The HTC U11 isn't necessarily the best phone out there right now — we still think the Galaxy S8 offers a bit more for the average user, especially if purchasing through a carrier — but it's close. This phone is beautiful, and stupendously made, from the layered glass that refracts light in the most awe-inspiring ways to the incredibly consistent performance powered by a Snapdragon 835 and 4GB of RAM.

There's also the excellent UltraPixel camera that, for once, lives up to expectations. Not only does DxOMark consider it the best camera out there, but we love it, too.

On top of that, the software is wonderfully minimal and gets out of your way if you want it to, while offering unique solutions to assistant problems like partnering with Amazon to integrate Alexa into U.S. units.

It's a shame that HTC lacks the clout in the U.S. to partner with more than one — and especially this one — carrier, but them's the breaks, I guess. At the very least, you can say that HTC makes it easy (and occasionally affordable) to buy the phone unlocked from its website.

Best for updates

Google Pixel

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I have good news for those of you ruing the day that the first phablet was ever announced. Google's Pixel smartphone is a mere 5 inches, so those of you with smaller hands and diminutive pockets can rest easy knowing that there is flagship-level, feature-packed Android phone out there that doesn't take up so much room.

The Pixel is impressive on the inside, too. It's got a Snapdragon 821 processor and 4GB of RAM. You can purchase it with up to 128GB of storage, though if you decide to stick to the alternative 32GB option, Google will still offer unlimited photo uploads for your pictures. The Pixel also boasts impressive camera performance that nearly bests the Samsung Galaxy S8's.

Bottom line: If you're looking for the smartphone that best represents Google's Android, go Pixel.

One more thing: You can purchase device protection insurance for your Pixel. It covers accidental damage from a drop or water ingress, as well as any general malfunctions for two years.

Best for single hands

LG G6

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The LG G6 is a great alternative for a sub-$700 smartphone, particularly if you aren't too interested in buying one of last year's Samsung devices as this year's daily driver.

Sure, LG was known to be chasing gimmicks with its flagship releases the last few years, but it's since changed its tune with the G6. This hand-friendly smartphone features an attractive design, great build quality, and a stunning, nearly bezel-less 5.7-inch display. It also features Qi wireless charging, water resistance, a rear-facing fingerprint sensor that doubles as a power button, and a bevy of fun, wide-angle camera features.

If you're the kind of person who loves to go crazy with camera effects in your daily Instagram posts, then the G6 is a worthy buy. You can grab it unlocked in a variety of colors, including black, white, and platinum.

Bottom line: LG is back to making really solid smartphones and the G6 is a worthy buy if camera hardware is especially important to you.

One more thing: The LG G6 is only available in 32GB in the U.S. and Europe, so be sure to grab an additional microSD card for a bit of extra storage for your photos and such.



Best for less

OnePlus 5

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If you're looking for an amazing phone that goes for well below $700, you'll be happy with the OnePlus 5. Starting at $479, it's the least expensive pick in this list, but you can always spend an extra $60 to upgrade to the Midnight Black model with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

For your money, you get a nicely-designed, if perfunctory, Android phone, with a decent 1080p screen and a super-fast fingerprint sensor. Decent battery, too. But you also get a really interesting dual camera setup akin to the iPhone 7 Plus and one of the best versions of Android out right now in OxygenOS. Plus, the 8GB of RAM gives you plenty of headroom to multitask to your heart's content.

Bottom line: The mid-range classic goes premium with a higher price tag and plenty of power. The OnePlus 5 is a great device.

One more thing: It's not sold at carriers in the U.S., but the OnePlus 5 is optimized to work on T-Mobile's and AT&T's networks.

Conclusion

The Google Pixel is still a great buy, but it's getting up there in age, and there's a good argument to be made that the HTC U11 embodies the best of the Pixel with updated tech, a better camera, and a much nicer design.

Best overall

HTC U11

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This may come as a shock to you, but HTC is back, baby! In fact, the company never left, but its criminally underappreciated 2016 flagship, the HTC 10, has been replaced by a phone so good and so striking that it would be impossible not to consider it in 2017.

It may lack the Stretch Armstrong screen dimensions of the Galaxy S8 and LG G6, but it makes up for it in admirable practicality. The phone is fast — like, crazy fast — and the rear camera is probably the best you'll find on the market today. And despite the fingerprint magnetic glass back, when it's clean it's stunning, like a work of art.

Bottom line: The HTC U11 is an amazing phone that you should absolutely consider if you're in the market for an under-$700 device.

One more thing: The phone is only available at Sprint in the U.S., so consider financing it from HTC directly if you want to use it elsewhere.

Updated July 2017: The HTC U11 claims the top spot in our updated list, with the Google Pixel moving down to second and the Moto Z and Galaxy S7 being knocked off in favor of the OnePlus 5.

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1 week ago

Snapchat now lets you record 60-second Snaps ... sort of

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Nothing in Snapchat can ever just work as you expect.

Snapchat is known for arbitrary limitations throughout its interface, but in general that's part of the fun. But one barrier is being lifted today with the announcement that you can now record 60-second long videos ... well, sort of. Rather than limiting you to just 10 seconds of recording at a time, if you continue to hold the capture button you'll now record six 10-second clips in a row continuously.

As you continue to hold for longer captures, the 10-second clips will line up in chronological order on the screen, giving you what is effectively a continuous 60-second clip but with the ability to selectively delete 10-second chunks. The clips you save will always be sent chronologically, but this at least gives you freedom to capture a longer video and select the portion you actually want, rather than being locked into timing it just right for a single 10-second video.

Of course the best way to handle the frustration of not being able to record longer would be to simply let people trim their video clips to any length ... but then again this is Snapchat we're talking about here. Today's change to Multi-Snap recording is at least a step in the right direction. The latest update will be available on Android soon, though it's launching for iOS users today.

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1 week ago

LastPass launching revamped family service with intuitive group features

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Keep everything locked tight from the public but freely shareable in your family.

LastPass is set to seriously improve its "family" tier of service, adding tons of intuitive features that make it easy to manage family-focused data between multiple users. The new LastPass Families, which is coming later this summer, is a big improvement over its current "family" plan which is simply a cheap way to get multiple individual subscriptions for people in the same household and offering one shared family folder.

The new LastPass Families focuses on actually offering family-oriented features, and they all sound great. You get unlimited sharing within your family group with as many folders as you want, and each folder will have its own permissions for different members of the family. So you can share your Netflix login with your kids, but only share banking information with your spouse, for example.

This is all about the permission model.

The designation of information expands to the LastPass "backup plan," where you can put critical information and designate which members can have access to it in an emergency. This keeps your data safe under normal circumstances, but gives you the ability to release it to your family members when necessary. The family manager will handle payment and be able to add or remove family members seamlessly.

When LastPass Families launches later this year, it will be available for a flat subscription fee for up to six family members. If you're excited to try it as early as possible, LastPass has a sign-up page where you can get in line for early access.

More: Best password managers for Android

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1 week ago

Nexus in 2017: How Google could revamp the brand for a new purpose

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Strap in: It's time for some wild speculation.

It's been almost a year since we first learned that Google's Nexus brand would be going away, replaced at the high end by Pixel, as the company ramped up its new hardware division.

But rumors continue to swirl around Google's future plans for Project Fi and Android One. The former needs something to replace the aging Nexus 5X and 6P, and I'm not convinced a single Motorola phone is going to do the job. Meanwhile, the latter is reportedly due for a U.S. launch later this summer, as we approach Android O's launch season.

Developments around Fi and Android One hint at the potential for Google-branded (or at least Google-adjacent) hardware outside of the Pixel line. So how might that play out? Could Nexus make a triumphant return, albeit in a slightly different form?

Google hasn't completely ruled out a return for the Nexus brand, although the most recent information we have tells us that as of late 2016 there were no plans for any future Nexuses. However, plans can change. (The original Nexus 7 tablet was famously rushed to market in just 6 months, based on an existing ASUS design.) So for the sake of argument, let's take a look at how Google might bring Nexus back in 2017, and how a brand name with significant recognition among enthusiasts might be adapted for a new line of affordable handsets.

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1 week ago

Samsung looks to make good on Note 7 recycling promises

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Samsung is making good on its promise to recycle some of the Galaxy Note 7's unused and valuable metals.

Samsung said it would do everything it could to minimize the effect of its massive Galaxy Note 7 recall, and in two stages it is doing just that.

The first is by releasing a so-called Galaxy Note Fan Edition, which reworks the Note 7 into a limited-release handset with a smaller 3300mAh battery running Nougat.

The second, and perhaps most admirable, is the effort the company is taking to recycle 157 tons of rare metals such as gold, silver, copper, and cobalt. It is also going to reuse camera modules and displays, along with some internal system chips.

Much of the Note 7 clean-up effort has happened quietly, behind the scenes, as the company has focused on implementing its new eight-point battery test suite and marketing the Galaxy S8, which has gone on to sell better than its predecessor.

With the Galaxy Note 8 on the horizon, and plenty of speculation about the safety measures the company has put in place to prevent another battery recall, it's good to see Samsung still working on minimizing the environmental impact of what turned out to be its biggest crisis in its history.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

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Gear VR games you need to stand to play

Some games aren't meant to be played sitting down.

Samsung's Gear VR delivers tons of great games to play in VR. While plenty of them are playable while sitting down, this isn't the case across the board. We've collected a few of the best games that are meant to be played while standing up.

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Fender's Bluetooth speakers look a lot like its guitar amps

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Fender now makes Bluetooth speakers.

Fender has made its foray into the world of Bluetooth speakers with two products that are styled after its iconic guitar amps. The Newport and Monterey retail for $199 and $349 respectively, offering aptX and AAC audio codecs, analog control knobs and a design that immediately appeals to classic rock fans.

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Best Car Chargers for Galaxy S8

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Keep your Galaxy S8 charged on the go with a quality car charger!

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most popular phones of 2017 and for good reason. Beyond it's beautiful design, it's packed with high-end specs, including a more efficient processor that helps extend the battery life of your device.

As efficient as the S8 battery is, it's always good to have chargers available at home, at work, and also in your car. The S8 supports Adaptive Fast Charging and Qualcomm's Quick Charge technologies, so you'll want a car charger that takes advantage of those features.

Here are some of the best options you should consider!

Samsung Adaptive Fast Car Charger

If you're concerned with compatibility issues, you may want to consider this accessory from Samsung. This charger is a few years old — originally released alongside the Galaxy S6 — but if you're looking for something specifically for your Samsung phone, this is the way to go.

The single USB port is less than ideal if you've got multiple devices requiring charging or want to be able to offer your passenger a port to charge their phone as well. If that's a dealbreaker, Samsung also offers a dual-port car charge, though it's twice the cost of the single-port charger. Either way, if you trust first-party accessories for your phones it's worth checking out something directly from Samsung.

Grab it for around $12 from Samsung.

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Anker PowerDrive 2

Anker is one of the most trusted brands when it comes time to charge your phone, and the PowerDrive 2 is one of the best car chargers you can buy, earning accolades from the Wirecutter as the best USB car charger you can buy.

The PowerDrive 2 sports two USB ports and while it doesn't support Qualcomm Quick Charge, it instead uses Anker's proprietary PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technologies to offer up to 4.8 amps or 2.4 amps per port, which both can be used to charge two devices simultaneously.

Available in your choice of black or white and backed by Anker's 18-month warranty, you can get the PowerDrive 2 for under $15 on Amazon.

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Tronsmart Dual USB Car Charger w/ Quick Charge 3.0

This car charger from Tronsmart includes a USB-C port that's Quick Charge 3.0 compatible. That means you'll need a USB-C to USB-C cable to take full advantage of the charging speeds.

This charger offers great compatibility as you'll be able to fast-charge your Galaxy S8 and other devices that use USB-C, while the included USB-A port allows you or your friends to also charge their older devices, too, although not at rapid charging speeds. But not you — you'll be charging in the fast lane with your Galaxy S8!

Tronsmart backs its product with a 18-month warranty and you can find it on Amazon for under $12.

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Aukey Flush Fit Dual Port Car Charger

A common problem with car chargers is the placement of the 12V socket or cigarette lighter within specific cars. Sometimes they're found on or tucked away below the dash or built into the center console armrest. Depending on its placement, you may not have a lot of space for a bulky car charger.

That's where the Aukey Flush Fit Dual Port Car Charger comes in. While it doesn't support Quick Charge for the speediest of charge times, it still pumps out 2.4 amps per port. Most importantly, it's small and subtle enough to sit flush in pretty much any car. If aesthetics are more important to you than maximized charge times, or you've struggled with bulkier car chargers in the past, give Aukey's Flush Fit Car Charger a try — available for under $10.

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How do you keep your GS8 charged on the go?

Do you use any of the car chargers on our list? We want to hear your opinions on them! Let us know in the comments below!

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