Top 7 best battery power packs for your iPhone, Samsung Galaxy and other Android phones

When it comes to modern smartphones battery life there is one word to describe what’s happening: insufficient.
Despite Apple getting rid of the 3.5mm headphone jack to free up space for a larger battery, despite the advances in battery technology and more power-efficient chips on phones like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and despite Google’s careful work on optimizing Android and the Pixel, battery life is still not sufficient. It’s the one thing most users want to see improved in a smartphone.

A battery pack can save the day, …


Snag a handful of premium Android icon packs that have been made free for a limited time!

Ah, custom icon packs! If you’ve been following our various columns on Android customization, then you should know by now that we love custom icon packs around here. And why wouldn’t we? Applying a custom icon set is like giving your home screen a fresh coat of paint!

Along with changing your wallpaper, that’s one of the easiest, hassle-free ways to spice things up. There’s no such thing as having too many icon packs and don’t you believe anyone who tells you the opposite! Joking aside, we do like our icon packs and we also like sharing our favorites with our …

Deal: Snag a handful of great Android icon packs that have been made free for a limited time!

Ah, custom icon packs! If you’ve been following our various columns on Android customization, then you should know by now that we love custom icon packs around here. And why wouldn’t we? Applying a custom icon set is like giving your home screen a fresh coat of paint!

Along with changing your wallpaper, that’s one of the easiest, hassle-free ways to spice things up. There’s no such thing as having too many icon packs and don’t you believe anyone who tells you the opposite! Joking aside, we do like our icon packs and we also like sharing our favorites with our readers.

We …

These premium Android icon packs are free for a limited time, grab them while you can!

If you love to customize your Android phone, you might be pleased to hear that several icon packs that are usually paid are now available for free on Google Play. Typically, the price of these icon packs is $1 or more, but now it’s possible to download them free of charge.

This assortment should give you some ideas for your next custom home screen masterpiece, just make sure you pick a nice wallpaper to match.

You can get a preview of each icon pack/app in the gallery above. The links to Google Play and end-of-sale times can be found below.

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This collection of premium Android icon packs is free for a limited time on Google Play, grab it while you can!

If you like customizing your Android smartphone or tablet, then we’ve got good news for you! Free. Icon. Packs. And a bunch of them!

Along with changing your wallpaper, using a custom icon pack is one of the easiest ways to give your device a fresh new look. There’s no such thing as having too many icon packs and don’t you believe anyone who tells you the opposite! Jokes aside, we do like our icon packs and we also like sharing our favorites with our readers.

We tried to make this collection as diverse as possible, so that you can find at least …

Best new icon packs for Android (May 2017)

If you’re anything like us, you’re a customization aficionado that spends a tiny amount of your day scrutinizing your home screen and brainstorming what could get improved. Android icon packs are a major part in customization, which is why we aim to always present to you the newest icon packs that get released to the Play Store on a regular basis.

Here follow some of the very best new icon packs you can download and paint your home screen with.
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These premium Android icon packs are free for a limited time on Google Play, grab them while you can!

If you interested in customizing your Android phone, then you should know that the two easiest ways to freshen things up are to either change your wallpaper, or to apply a custom icon pack (or both). And if you do like customizing your smartphone or tablet, then we’ve got good news for you! In fact, we’ve got double the good news we usually have, because we’ve prepared both a collection of awesome and free icon packs, and one with beautiful high quality wallpapers! The latter will be available shortly.

We tried to make our selection of icon packs as diverse …

These premium Android icon packs are free for a limited time, grab them while you can!

If you love to customize your Android phone, you might be pleased to hear that several icon packs that are usually paid are now available for free on Google Play. Typically, the price of these icon packs is $1 or more, but now it’s possible to download them for free.

This assortment should give you some ideas for your next custom home screen masterpiece, just make sure you pick a nice wallpaper to match.

You can get a preview of each icon pack/app in the gallery above. The links to Google Play and end-of-sale times can be found below.

 
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Affordable BLU R1 Plus packs a large battery, old version of Android

If you’re in need of a new and affordable unlocked smartphone, you may want to check out the R1 Plus, the latest handset released by Miami-based BLU. 

Priced at $159.99, the BLU R1 Plus succeeds last year’s R1 HD, offering a larger display (5.5 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels) and a beefier 4,000 mAh battery. According to BLU, this battery should last “for more than one day” on a single charge. 

Built around an aluminum frame, the new handset is powered by a 64-bit, quad-core MediaTek MTK6737 processor, further featuring 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, …

Leaked info suggests Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) packs Exynos chipset and runs Android 7.0 Nougat

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) is the lesser-featured Galaxy J series smartphone the South Korean company plans to launch this year. We’ve already seen the Galaxy J7 (2017) going on sale in the United States under various names, while the Galaxy J5 (2017) has just been granted FCC’s approval and is likely to make its debut very soon.

The entry-level Galaxy J3 (2017) doesn’t pack any fancy features that would make it stand out from other handsets in the same price range. However, it looks like Samsung has decided to include Android 7.0 Nougat on board.

The smartphone that goes by model number …