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Keep your Pixel 2 XL in pristine condition with these screen protectors

The Google Pixel 2 XL is a big, awesome phone with a huge 6-inch screen. That screen is great for watching movies, playing games, and browsing the web, but it won’t do you any good if it’s completely shattered. To make sure that doesn’t happen, pick up one of these tempered glass screen protectors to keep it safe for years to come.

Best there is

Whitestone Dome Glass

Staff pick


Without a doubt, Whitestone’s Dome Glass is the very best Pixel 2 XL screen protector you can buy. The installation process is a lot more involved than anything else on this list, but the quality of the protector is second to none. It costs a lot of money, but the Dome Glass will protect your Pixel 2 XL unlike anything else.

$65 at Amazon
$55 at Whitestone Dome

A reliable choice

amFilm Screen Protector


amFilm was one of the first brands to release a tempered glass screen protector for the Pixel 2 XL and it’s continued to improve the adhesiveness and effectiveness of their product. The protector is guaranteed to be free of unsightly bubbles, is ultra-thin at just 0.3mm, and is extremely resistant against all kinds of scratches.

$12 at Amazon
$12 at Walmart

Great value

GLASS-M Tempered Glass Screen Protector


This screen protector from GLASS-M costs the same as amFilm’s option but includes a black border around the top and bottom of your device. GLASS-M designed the protector to be slightly smaller than the Pixel 2 XL’s full display to ensure compatibility with other accessories/cases and it’s still super thin at just 0.33m.

$13 at Amazon

Solid all around

Supershieldz Tempered Glass


Our next pick comes from Supershieldz. This protector is super durable and 99% transparent so it’ll look like nothing’s there once properly installed. It sports rounded edges so you can comfortably use your Pixel 2 XL without worrying about sharp edges on your screen.

$11 at Amazon
$12 at Walmart

Three for the price of one

GVIEWIN Tempered Glass


GVIEWIN offers great value by giving you a pack of three screen protectors. Each screen protector features oleophobic and hydrophobic coatings to prevent unsightly fingerprints and grime from building up on your phone. Add that together with solid coverage against scratches of all kinds and you’re all set with backups if needed.

$15 at Amazon


AMZER Edge2Edge Tempered Glass


AMZER’s Edge2Edge Screen Protector will protect every inch of the screen it can, while still leaving openings for your camera, speaker, and earpiece. Plus, it’s designed to prevent fingerprints, smudges, and even those annoying key scratches.

$13 at Newegg
$13 at Amzer

Case friendly

Zagg Glass Curve


In addition to offering a “custom curved fit” the Zagg Glass Curve is also smudge resistant and offers improved scratch protection. Zagg provides a limited lifetime warranty for as long as you own your Pixel 2 XL so you’ll get a new screen protector if yours gets scratched or cracked.

$32 at Amazon
$50 at Zagg


Moshi IonGlass


Moshi’s IonGlass screen protector offers edge-to-edge protection while being up to 40% thinner than other glass protectors. There’s an oleophobic coating on top to prevent against fingerprints, and the protector is molded to fit the curves of your Pixel 2 XL.

$35 at Moshi

Extra insurance

Gadget Guard Black Ice+ Cornice Edition


If you happen to end up breaking the screen of your 2XL with the Black Ice+ Cornice Edition, Gadget Guard offers up to $150 towards the screen repair. This is in addition to providing protection from direct impact, along with being compatible with many of your favorite cases.

$19 at Walmart
$55 at GadgetGuard

Tempered glass is the way to go for screen protection

A tempered glass screen protector is a great way to extend the life of your phone. Even if you’re phone’s already picked up some scratches, you can think of tempered glass as a fresh start that’ll give you a fresh display for your fingertips

Our top recommendation is the Whitestone Dome Glass. I know, I know — it’s a lot more expensive than any of the other items listed here, but trust me when I say it’s absolutely worth every single penny. No other protector comes close to what Whitestone’s achieved here, and if you can afford the price of admission, it’s worth picking up.

For something that’s a bit more friendly for your budget, there’s the amFilm screen protector which features a black border around the edges that can help with installation. But your best value pick is definitely the GVIEWIN Tempered Glass because you get three screen protectors for the price of one and you just can’t beat that value!


Nixplay Smart Photo Frame review

The Nixplay Smart Photo Frame, available in a variety of sizes, is a Wi-Fi digital picture frame that displays your favorite images. Similar to traditional picture frames you can hang it on a wall or prop it up on a table. Unlike the one on your grandmother’s wall, it can cycle through more than 2,000 pictures.This is the sort of product you’d gift to parents and grandparents as you can send photos or playlists directly to them. Additionally, it might be a good product for new parents, newlyweds, or college students who might want to keep an eye on things back home. It works just as well to give one of these to someone as it would be to receive on.There are a different sizes and finishes available so it ought to be no problem finding the right fit for your home. And because of its flexibility, you can move it to different rooms or environments without hassle.The 10.1-inch version features a 1280 x 800 HD image that’s bright, easy to see from a variety of angles, and works in both landscape and portrait orientation. As one might expect from a device like this in 2020, there is support for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.The built-in motion sensor is able to identify whether there are people in the room which means it automatically turns itself off.Configuration and SetupSetting up the Nixplay Frame includes creating an account, pairing your frame to it, and adding photos. Using the mobile app you can manually add photos, but we found it easier to manage it from the website.Once logged in, you can pair your social media accounts with their respective library or albums. That includes Google Photos, Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox, Flickr, and Verizon Cloud.It’s also in this dashboard where you can set up timers to turn on and off the frame. Additionally, you can shuffle the playlist, opt to display a clock, adjust the transitions between photos, and more.If you’re purchasing one of these for a family member or friend, you’ll be able to set it all up and essentially make it a turn-key gift. All you’ll have to do is set it on the right Wi-Fi network.We appreciate that you can make as many adjustments that you can, especially to keep things updated. There’s no need to insert a microSD card or plug into the frame. Anything done in the cloud is automatically updated.As for the Google Assistant stuff, it’s more or less just being able to turn the frame on and off using your voice. It’s handy, but not necessary. Amazon Alexa appears to have a little deeper integration with options to pull up specific playlists. 1 of 4 The viewing angles on the frame are really good and we found it to provide sharp color and high contrast. Some of the transitions do feel a tad dated, however, they are quick. Fortunately, you can opt for longer delays between changing and decide which transition you want.Where to BuyYou can learn more about the Nixplay Smart Photo Frame at the company’s official website. There, you’ll find it available to purchase for about $180. A limited time discount sees the company taking $27 off, bringing the total to just $153.There are also other sizes to choose from, ranging from 9.7-inches up to 15.6-inches. From the looks of it, there are often chances to save on your frame. Be it centered around a holiday or just an instant discount, it pays to look.

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