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Should you buy the Garmin Forerunner 245 or 245 Music?

Whether you’re a professional athlete or a casual runner, it’s essential to find a smartwatch you can count on for all of your fitness tracking needs. We’ve been taking an up-close look at the new Garmin Forerunner 245 and 245 Music and we’re here to help you decide which one will suit you best.

Tracking, Wi-Fi, music Garmin Forerunner 245 Music

$ 350 at Amazon

Pros Wi-Fi connectivity Music storage Garmin Coach Cons No Garmin Pay  [Read More…]

Work towards a career in coding and game development with this $39 bundle

Master C, C++, and C# with this massive coding bundle.

Anyone who wants to work in programming or development has to have a variety of programming languages on their resume if they want to land the best careers. But choosing which language to learn next can be a daunting task since each one seems uniquely suited for only a handful of industries and applications.

But if you haven’t already learned the famed C languages, look no further. The Complete  [Read More…]

Kick-ass gadgets from Western Digital, Adonit, iOttie, myCharge, and more

We’re back with another roundup of cool gadgets worth checking out. While we tend to focus our reviews on mobile phones and accessories, sometimes we get the chance to try things that fall just a bit outside of that space. Nevertheless, we think they’re the sort of things that our readers might enjoy learning about.

For this edition we take a look at a solid state drive for a laptop, portable charger, dashboard mount, phone stand, and sound machine. Cool,  [Read More…]

What can a Soli chip bring to the Pixel 4?

We’ve recently been flooded with more Pixel 4 leaks; milled aluminum blanks for case makers, hands-on with said aluminum blanks, and finally Google playing king of the hill and just showing us the back of the phone. But the biggest rumor is also the most mysterious — Google is including a Soli chip in the upcoming Pixels. While part of the internet thinks it’s built to use the mysterious sensor hole in the giant camera bump we see  [Read More…]

SteamVR support now available on Oculus Quest through sideloading

What you need to know Virtual Desktop’s SteamVR feature allows users to stream PC games to their Oculus Quest. The feature had to be removed from the app because of a request by Oculus. Users can now sideload the SteamVR feature to their Oculus Quest.

Streaming PC games to the Oculus Quest has become more complicated but is still available through the Virtual Desktop app thanks to sideloading. While the Oculus Quest is an untethered VR headset that  [Read More…]

These $150 true wireless earbuds are on sale for $70

Wireless earbuds don’t tend to enjoy a very great reputation among true audiophiles. Although doubtlessly more convenient than traditional headphones, earbuds almost always lack the low-end definition and high-end clarity that most serious listeners crave.

These PaMu Scroll True Wireless Earbuds, however, manage to break all the rules by offering wireless convenience alongside truly incredible sonics and comfort, and they’re currently available for over 50% off at just $ 69.99.

Whether you’re looking to replace your go-to pair  [Read More…]

Huawei begins trademarking its Android replacement OS — HongMeng

The trademark’s been filed in Canada, the European Union, Mexico, and more.

What you need to know Huawei has filed to trademark its Android replacement OS, HongMeng. It’s been trademarked in more than 10 countries. The first devices with HongMeng are expected to launch in October.

It appears the launch of Huawei’s Android replacement, HongMeng, is getting closer. Recently, the second largest smartphone maker in the world began filing to trademark the OS in a handful of  [Read More…]

Shot on OnePlus app reportedly leaked hundreds of users’ emails

OnePlus has since made changes to better-secure information.

What you need to know It’s reported that hundreds of emails were leaked through the Shot on OnePlus app. An unencrypted access key was used to access user information. Email addresses could be cycled through using an insecure gid.

Privacy is an ever-increasing topic of discussion in our world, with companies like Facebook and Google regularly coming under fire for slip-ups here and there. Now, it’s OnePlus’s time to  [Read More…]

OmniCharge 20+ review: A ridiculously versatile portable battery

With nearly every charging port you could ever need, this thing will charge pretty much all your things.

Here’s the thing about portable batteries. They tend to either be small with just a couple of options for connections, or they’re huge with the ability to charge all the things.

The OmniCharge 20+ is a happy medium. It’s not small — just under 5 inches square, and a little more than an inch thick. (If you’re old enough, it’s  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro camera improvements are real, but they’re not spectacular

Improvements across the board just a month after release.

The OnePlus 7 Pro took important steps up in camera hardware, with a new main sensor and fresh set of supporting cameras. But the end result of these improvements was a similar story to the OnePlus 6T: photos that were good, not great, and certainly not challenging the top-end flagships — particularly in low light.

Now less than a month after release, OnePlus has a fresh software update  [Read More…]