Archive for January, 2018


Best Google Pixel 2 XL Cases

What are the best cases for the Google Pixel 2 XL?

The Google Pixel 2 XL is a beautifully designed phone — especially if you snagged the panda/Stormtrooper Black and White edition. But as much as you’ll want to show it off, you’re also going to want to protect a phone that cost you close to $ 1000.

We’ve rounded up the best case options specifically for the Pixel 2 XL.

Google Live Cases Google Fabric Cases  [Read More…]

How to turn off ‘add icons to home screen’ in Android Oreo

Oreo introduces a new way to disable app icons from being automatically added to the home screen.

Android gives you a lot of options to restore apps and settings when you’re switching from an older phone, but if you’re looking to set up your phone as new, you’ll have to go to the Play Store and download apps individually. And that means turning off the option to add app icons to your home screen as you download  [Read More…]

Don’t buy an Amazon Echo Dot — get the Zolo Halo instead*

*But only if you’re OK missing out on a few of the Echo’s cooler features.

The is the Zolo Halo. It’s mostly like an Amazon Echo Dot. It’s a connected speaker. It’s got a microphone. It has Amazon Alexa built into it. So it can answer questions and control things and do most everything the Echo can do.

And at $ 391, it’s priced about the same as the Echo Dot (which officially is $ 49 but had  [Read More…]

Android Auto users reporting pixelated screens, Google working on a fix

Android Auto is Google’s answer to bringing Android to the car while keeping drivers, and those around you, safe. However, some new reports are filling up various support forums stating that the screens on some Android Auto units are pixelated. The units themselves are made by third party manufacturers so the hardware is relatively unqiue […]

This is the Lava Red OnePlus 5T

Lava Red OnePlus 5T is now available for purchase in India.

OnePlus has seen a meteoric growth in India over the last 18 months, with the brand dominating sales in the premium segment. There’s clearly a lot of demand for the manufacturer’s phones, and the brand is doing its part to cater to that demand by rolling out new color options. We’ve seen that last month with the gorgeous Star Wars-themed variant of the 5T, and now  [Read More…]

LG might announce an upgraded V30 at MWC instead of the G7

A report claims LG will unveil another version of the V30 at MWC 2018 with new AI tech.

Just a few weeks ago, we were expecting to get our very first look at the LG G7 during Mobile World Congress this coming February. However, following LG’s CEO’s decision to scrap current development of the phone and start over from scratch, this is no longer the case.

The LG V30

This decision left us wondering if the  [Read More…]

Top 5 VR180 videos you can watch on YouTube with Daydream

The best of YouTube VR180

From live performances to pre-recorded films, you have plenty of options for the types of videos available in virtual reality. Although most common, 360° videos aren’t the only viewing option for VR. You can experience almost the same amount of fun with a 180° video! Yeah, you might not be able to turn all the way around to see the scenery behind you but that’s okay! It’s just as fun to still  [Read More…]

Amazon to raise cost of monthly Prime membership by $2 in February

A bad deal gets worse.

If you’re paying monthly instead of annually for your Amazon Prime membership, it’s going to cost you a bit more each month. Amazon will be raising the price by $ 2 per month starting on February 18, and the change applies to both new and existing customers. This will bring the monthly fee from $ 10.99 up to $ 12.99, meaning that you’ll be paying just under $ 156 for a year of Prime  [Read More…]

LG publishes patents for two foldable phone concepts

The slow march to a foldable smartphone future continues.

The mobile industry has been dreaming about folding smartphones for years at this point, but in 2018, we’re closer to this becoming a reality than ever before. New details recently emerged about Samsung’s “Galaxy X” foldable phone, and following this, new patents have been discovered for two folding phone concepts that LG has in the works.

Looking at LG’s first concept, the device is made out of  [Read More…]

The complete list of Project Fi-compatible phones

Google this week announced an “unlimited” option of sorts for Project Fi users dubbed Bill Protection. Google’s Project Fi service is designed for those who prefer not paying a flat fee for wireless service each month. Instead, subscribers are charged for the data they use. The base bill is set at $ 20/month and gives you […]