Archive for January, 2018


Samsung Galaxy Note 9: The top 5 features we want to see

We’re in the middle of Galaxy S9 hype season right now — and that’s all well and good — both the S9 and S9 Plus look pretty great so far.

But we’ll have to wait a few more months for the most interesting Samsung phone of 2018 — the Galaxy Note 9.

That’s because the Note line could experience something of an existential crisis this year, as Samsung once again tries to figure out what makes a  [Read More…]

Every PlayStation 4 game coming out in February 2018

What PlayStation 4 games are coming out in February?

There are some pretty amazing titles for the PlayStation 4, and we’re here to keep you updated on all the new ones! Be sure to check in with us once a month to see what new titles you should be expecting or excited for!

Notable release this month

Here’s what we’ve found so far!

Shadow of the Colosuss

We all remember playing the original release of  [Read More…]

The Shield TV hasn’t gotten Oreo yet because no one cares about Android TV

Oreo should arrive at some point this year, but this still isn’t a good sign.

As I’ve said before, the NVIDIA Shield TV is the best way to experience Android TV. It’s fast performance, unique design, and excellent software make it a great buy, and while NVIDIA’s typically been fast with software updates, Oreo has been noticeably absent from the streaming box. However, it looks like we finally have a reason for its delay.

Our friends at  [Read More…]

Great Valentine’s Day gift ideas for tech-loving ladies

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so it’s a good idea to start thinking about gifts. With a few weeks to go before the celebration of love commences, you have enough time to really think it through. Need some inspiration? Below you will find some gift ideas for ladies […]

NVIDIA Shield TV 6.3 update adds Nest Cam streaming, new apps, and more

The best Android TV box keeps getting better.

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV is still the best gadget around for experiencing everything that Android TV has to offer, and its latest 6.3 software update adds a few extra goodies to it that make the user experience even better.

For starters, NVIDIA has added support for watching live streams of any Nest Cams that you own. To do this, just hold down the microphone button on your remote  [Read More…]

The 3 best Android phones for former Windows Phone users

Looking for a new smartphone? Here are the three best Android phones you should consider (and why) if you’re switching from Windows Phone.

You’ve likely heard that Windows Phone is no longer a thing. That makes picking an alternative handset an essential step for those who need a smartphone but can no longer rely on Microsoft.

As Executive Editor of Android Central sibling site Windows Central, I have always carried around multiple smartphones to make my  [Read More…]

You can now view your Nest Cameras on your SHIELD TV with version 6.3

The SHIELD TV continues to be one of the best Android TV offerings and it just keeps getting better. The latest update adds some awesome new features including the ability to view your Nest Camera feed directly on your TV. A previous update saw Google Assistant added to the SHIELD TV and the latest update […]

Panda Internet Security: Protect up to five devices from malware, ransomware, and other threats for $39.99

The internet can be a dangerous place. There are threats around nearly every corner, and it seems to be increasingly scarier with malware, ransomware, viruses, and more. A lot of us use multiple devices throughout the day or as part of our lives. Between phones, tablets, and computers, we’re using different operating systems and tech. […]

YouTube TV will be the official broadcaster of LAFC soccer games

Basically, YouTube TV is taking the place of a traditional local broadcast station.

From expansions in new markets to launching a full-fledged smart TV app, YouTube TV saw some big improvements throughout 2017. As we’re getting ready to close out the first month of 2018, it’s been confirmed that YouTube TV will be the official broadcaster of all upcoming LAFC soccer games.

Even if you’re not into soccer like me (sorry, Andrew), this is a big step  [Read More…]

How to Update Your Samsung Phone Using Smart Switch

There is another way.

We all have plenty to complain about when it comes to software updates landing on our Samsung phones. But sometimes it isn’t Samsung’s fault that you don’t yet have the latest update — issues with carriers and even the current software on your phone can prevent your phone from downloading an update even when it’s actually “available” to your model.

That’s where Samsung’s own desktop software, Smart Switch, comes in. Despite its core  [Read More…]