Best Games of 2016

The games we played most in 2016.There's nothing like taking some time out of a busy day to play a few minutes of a favorite mobile game. Here at Android Central, a diversity of opinion leads to a bevy of gaming choices.Here are our favorite games that either came out in 2016, or received significant updates.Andrew Martonik — Tap Tap DashI really don't play many mobile games, so when I do they have to be simple, casual titles that can be picked up for a bit to kill time and then set aside for a while when I'm doing other things. Tap Tap Dash is one that I keep around and play from time to time because it hits all of those boxes.It's an on-rails game that literally requires one action: tapping the screen to move your character. You make your way through various maze-like levels of varying difficulty, and there are hundreds of levels to get through. There are a few in-app purchases, but they aren't required to get through the game. It's a fun time-killer and worth check...

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The Story Behind the UMi Z

This has been a breakout year for Chinese upstart UMi. In 2016 they’ve put their efforts into developing global markets and creating products for people around the world. Starting with UMi Touch, the first user-defined smartphone from the company, they been responding actively to the feedback from their customers. Their top products this year have been the Umi Super, Max, Plus

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Save up to 40% on a new Anker portable charger!

There are a few Anker portable chargers currently on sale in the UK, which are more than ideal for adventures and trips out the front door. If you're heading away this holiday season and may find yourself low on power without access to an outlet, simply plug your smartphone into a portable power bank and you'll be good to go in no time at all.There are a few capacities to choose from, including 20000mAh and 26800mAh. Be sure to act quickly and order one if interested as this promotion is only good for today, December 19.See at Amazon ...

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Samsung may unveil the Galaxy S8 at an event in New York in April

Galaxy S8 may not make its debut at Mobile World Congress.Samsung may unveil the Galaxy S8 at a dedicated event in New York in April, a month after Mobile World Congress. The news itself isn't new — a story in the The Wall Street Journal hinted as much last month — and it looks like Samsung will utilize the additional time to "recover confidence from consumers" by working with external agencies.Rumors thus far regarding the Galaxy S8 suggest we'll see a bezel-less QHD display with the home button embedded within the panel, the removal of the 3.5mm jack, and the introduction of a new virtual assistant. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong-jin is also calling for additional security measures to prevent leaks of the Galaxy S8 ahead of its debut.By delaying the launch of the Galaxy S8, Samsung will also get more time to conduct quality tests. The company has reportedly concluded its investigation into the Note 7 fires, and is said to have submitted its findings to independent labs i...

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