Category: Android Accessories

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Aukey 10,000mAh Quick Charge 2.0 USB Power Bank!

 

For those of you who own a phone like the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 4, Nexus 6, HTC One M9, or the LG G4, did you know there’s a USB power bank that can take full advantage of Quick Charge 2.0 technology on your phone?

Especially if you own a phone without removable battery, you may want to consider getting a USB power bank that supports Quick Charge 2.0 so you can charge on the go quicker and use your phone all day long.

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Wireless Qi Car Mount for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge! [iOttie Easy OneTouch Wireless]

Couple month back  I made my own DIY Wireless Car Mount which worked quite well for me.  Recently I found a new product that you can buy called iOttie Easy OneTouch Wireless Qi Car Mount.  Upon trying it, I am happy to recommend it to anyone who has recently bought a Galaxy S6/S6 Edge or any other smartphone with wireless charging capability.

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LG G4 Cases! [Ringke/Spigen/Verus]

If you don’t use a protective case for your LG G4, don’t ever expect it to survive a drop test and don’t cry because you forgot to get a case.

There are a ton of drop tests online on YouTube that prove nothing.  Without a case, your smartphone will break if you drop it in a certain way (usually face down) and you may have noticed numerous people carrying around their smartphone with broken screens (which look awfully funny, like someone who drives a car with a half-bent frame.

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Wireless Charging Qi USB Power Bank!

Couple weeks back I was looking for a product that is truly wireless, a wireless Qi charger that doesn’t require wires.  Well, my search didn’t go too well until I saw one of Flossy Carter’s YouTube videos, where he was testing the Galaxy S6 cases and finding out if thicker cases affected the wireless charging.  In that video, he was using one of these truly wireless Qi USB power banks!

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HTC One M9 Drop Test with Spigen Case!

Without a case, your HTC One M9 screen will break in a face-down drop, it’s not rocket science folks.  But with a good case, the HTC One M9 can survive 5-feet face-down drops easily.

In this episode, I go over the Spigen Neo Hybrid case, which is my current favorite case for my Galaxy S6.  This case provides double the protection of thinner 1-layered TPU cases as it comes in two layers with a rubber inner layer and outer plastic layer.

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How to Make a Qi Wireless Charging Car Mount!

For those of you who commute to work daily or perhaps you drive often in general, you may want to consider setting up a Qi wireless charging car mount so you can have your Android smartphone charging wirelessly as soon as you step into your car.

If you own an Android smartphone that’s Qi compatible such as Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 or you have a phone with a Qi-enabled case (like Note 4 S-View case), you can greatly benefit from having wireless charging in your car.  Also, for most Galaxy and many other smartphones, you can get a Qi-wireless module that piggybacks onto back of your battery (See our article on wireless charging receiver).