Archive for January, 2018


Verizon won’t sell the Mate 10 Pro or any other Huawei phones

The final nail in the coffin.

What the heck happened to the Huawei Mate 10 Pro? It was supposed to be the first Huawei device that’d be available through a U.S. carrier, but these plans were quickly shut down when AT&T officially stepped away from the deal. A report came out shortly after this indicating that Verizon would do something similar, and now it appears that’s exactly what happened.

According to sources that spoke with Bloomberg, Verizon  [Read More…]

Best Android apps for taxes and getting money back in 2018

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”

Benjamin Franklin was right, and considering the former has not reached us yet, you can bet your sweet refund check the later has rolled around yet again. Nobody really likes filing their taxes, but it’s that time of year. These apps will help you to get the job done with as little muss and fuss as possible. They can also help you to  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5/5T Open Beta removes Clipboard app, adds iPhone X-like gestures

R.I.P Clipboard 💀

The OnePlus 5 and 5T are receiving their second OxygenOS Open Beta update this month, and while there are a few added features and bug fixes, OnePlus is also removing something that it just added a couple weeks ago – its Clipboard app.

A new Clipboard function was added to the OnePlus 5/5T with an OxygenOS Open Beta on January 16, and it introduced a pop-up window that appeared whenever copying text on the  [Read More…]

Google Assistant may soon get customizable hot words

You could name your Google Assistant Bob, Mary, or anything else you’d like.

Before the Google Assistant came about, one of the best voice assistants on Android came from Motorola with Moto Voice. Moto Voice was able to search the web and perform basic actions, and starting with the 2nd-generation Moto X in 2014, Motorola allowed you to use whatever hot word you’d like to get Moto Voice’s attention. Now, it looks like Google Assistant may finally get something  [Read More…]

How to Fix Galaxy S7 Battery Life Problems

The Galaxy S7’s battery is plenty big, but you still don’t want to waste what you have.

The eternal quest for longer battery life in smartphones continues on, as evermore efficient chips and bigger batteries are in a battle with new software, apps, features and big screens. You want your phone to do everything, but also do it for a very long time — and those things are at odds, especially if you don’t want to be  [Read More…]

Artists secure 5 years of increased payment from streaming services

This is a big win for the music industry.

Streaming services such as Spotify and Google Play Music are things that I use every single day, and when you think about it, they really have changed the way people purchase and listen to music. Opening an app on your phone and having access to millions upon millions of songs is way more convenient than stocking up on physical CDs, and while consumers have benefitted greatly from this transition, the  [Read More…]

MWC 2018 is coming, so what should we expect?

One of the largest tech shows, the Mobile World Congress 2018 will soon open its gates. Starting February 26, tech giants like Samsung, Sony, Huawei, and Nokia will gather in Barcelona to unveil some of the latest advancements in mobile tech. MWC’s main focus is on smartphones, so what new and exciting mobile models are […]

Oreo rolling out to unlocked Huawei Mate 9 in the U.S.

Available for model numbers MHA-L29 and MHA-L09.

Prior to all of the drama surrounding its Mate 10 Pro flagship this year, Huawei’s best and most powerful phone was the Mate 9. The Mate 9 was first released in late 2016 followed by a launch in the United States in January of 2017, and while it may not be as visually striking as its younger brother, it still packs an impressive punch to this very day with a price that  [Read More…]

Dune! is easy & addictive….what else do you want?! (review)

When you’re looking for a new game, what are you looking for? Well, something not too complex, right? A game you can pick up, play for seconds, to minutes, to an hour or more. Or just seconds. Whatever….you just want to pick it up when you have time, play, and then put it down; without […]

Anker’s $46 Roav DashCam A1 will have your back

Record your driving with ease.

If you’re worried about getting in an accident and being blamed for it, you’re going to want to pick up a dash cam. Anker’s Roav DashCam A1 is currently on sale for $ 46 at Amazon when you use the coupon code BESTCAMB during checkout. This is a savings of $ 14 from its regular price.

Don’t be caught wishing you had one. This dashcam has a super wide-angle lens that captures  [Read More…]