Archive for February, 2018


LG V30 at six months: The flagship stumbles with its display but shines elsewhere

LG’s latest and greatest – the V30 – has a number of problems, including the durability of its body and the quality of its display, but also shines in a number of areas; read more about our time with the LG V30.

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Alexa voice controls now available for Sonos One in Canada

Canada finally joins the Sonos and Alexa fun.

Sonos has quickly risen up as one of the leaders in the smart speaker market, and today, its customers in Canada are getting a nice treat.

After launching in the U.S., UK, and Germany, the Sonos One in Canada is getting a free software update for built-in Alexa voice controls.

Like we’ve seen in the above countries, Alexa takes the already great Sonos One and makes it even better.  [Read More…]

What’s new and different: Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung announced its next-gen flagship this week, the Galaxy S9. But is it worth upgrading if you already own a Galaxy S8?

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Full Stack Developer Bundle: Learn HTML5, CSS3, PHP, Git, & more for just $29

SitePoint’s 16-book full stack library will introduce you to the complete web development lifecycle, from setting your front-end foundation to building the back-end tech that makes sites function. Learn java, html5, css, git, and much more.

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Pick up Anker’s 5-Port USB Wall Charger with USB-C Power Delivery for $32

Charge everything in your world.

Anker’s PowerPort 5-Port USB-C Wall Charger is currently on sale at Amazon for only $ 32.19 when you enter promo code BEST2556 at checkout. This wall charger regularly sells around $ 54, and $ 40 is the lowest it has ever gone through a direct price drop. We shared a deal in early January that saw it go just below $ 34, but this deal is even better.

The PowerPort features a  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Bixby powered smart speaker to launch in second half of 2018

The long rumored Bixby-powered smart speaker from Samsung is officially confirmed and is expected to launch in the latter half of 2018.

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Where to find a replacement Galaxy Note 8 stylus

Technically, you’ve got options — but there’s also one clear choice.

Well, now you’ve gone and done it haven’t you? You misplaced your S Pen and now there’s literally a hole in your Note 8 that you can’t fill.

Well, that’s not exactly true. If you need a replacement S Pen you’ll find a bunch of options online — but which should you get? Are the potential savings worth going with a third-party stylus?

Be wary of  [Read More…]

Sony reinvented its design language and nobody will notice

The new Xperia XZ2 looks like the best phone that nobody is going to buy in 2018.

Sony has never been a major player when it comes to smartphone sales. That’s not to say it doesn’t make great stuff; ask anyone who has a Sony phone or has had a Sony phone and you’ll hear the same things — built tough, unique camera features (even though the camera isn’t the greatest), and amazingly sharp LCD displays are  [Read More…]

Latest MIUI 9.2 build brings stable Oreo update to the Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi has started rolling out the stable Oreo update, with the Mi 6 becoming the first device to receive the OTA build.

Xiaomi hasn’t detailed its Oreo plans until this point, but that’s changing today. The Mi 6 was the first Xiaomi device to pick up the MIUI 9 update last year, and the phone is now the first to receive the stable Oreo update. The latest MIUI 9.2 build (9.2.3.0) introduces Android 8.0 Oreo to the  [Read More…]

What is an HTML5 app and do I want one?

We’ve been hearing talk about HTML5 apps for years it seems, but not everyone knows what they are. Let’s fix that.

Have you heard? HTML5 apps are going to change everything, probably next year. At least that’s what one side of the debate about HTML5 versus native apps has been saying for a while. It’s a message that makes its way to the limelight every now and then, and it’s going to be that way forever. Or  [Read More…]