Archive for March, 2018

Put some Spring in your step with these wallpapers!

April showers bring spring flowers.

Spring has been sprung, and Easter Sunday is coming — and so are the Monday-after candy sales! The world is showing the beauty of nature around us as the wildflowers bloom, the gardens grow, and the whole world outside your window seems to be green with new life. As most of us can’t spend these spring days frolicking in a field, we’ll have to get that burst of spring energy somewhere else  [Read More…]

Win a brand new Samsung Galaxy S9+ (Giveaway)

We’ve partnered with our friends at Stack Commerce to help give away one of this year’s best smartphones. Click here to learn how to enter the Samsung Galaxy S9+ giveaway!

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This TP-Link AC750 Wi-Fi range extender is only $19 today

Them dead zones feel alive again.

This TP-Link AC750 Dual Band Wi-Fi Range Extender is down to $ 18.99 on Amazon. It normally sells for $ 30, and this price is a match for the lowest we’ve seen. This is a one-day only deal as part of Amazon’s Gold Box sale on TP-Link gear.

Make sure you don’t have any dead zones in your house with this simple range extender. It can help you get that signal  [Read More…]

UMIDIGI A1 Pro is an entry-level smartphone for the modern era (Promoted)

Who says entry-level phones have to be bad? UMIDIGI’s upcoming A1 Pro comes with a modern 18:9 aspect ratio, face unlock and dual-cameras on the back.

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ZTE’s first Android Go phone is now available for purchase in the US

US customers looking for an affordable smartphone, can consider the ZTE Tempo Go as of this week. It’s the first Android Go phone to go on sale in the country.

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The best and worst April Fools’ Day tech gags of 2018

April Fools’ Day is coming early this year.

April Fools’ Day. It’s a holiday that doesn’t mean much to most people, but in the tech world, it means 24 hours of gags, jokes, and baloney press releases galore.

Last year had some notable highlights, such as the T-Mobile ONEsie and (my personal favorite) Google Gnome, and 2018 is proving to be just as hysterical. Here’s our roundup of the best — and more importantly — worst April  [Read More…]

Android Go-powered ZTE Tempo Go is now up for sale in the U.S. for just $79

ZTE’s first Android Go phone has basic specs, but you’re buying the phone for the software.

The ZTE Tempo Go made its debut last month, and the phone is now up for sale in the U.S. direct from ZTE for $ 79.99. That’s the price for the unlocked variant, and while the specs on offer are underwhelming, the overall experience should be considerably smooth thanks to Android Go.

As a refresher, Android Go is a lightweight  [Read More…]

Under Armour says data breach compromised 150 million MyFitnessPal accounts

Leaked data includes usernames, email addresses and hashed passwords.

Athletic apparel brand Under Armour announced that a data breach exposed details of over 150 million MyFitnessPal users. The leaked data includes usernames, email addresses, and hashed passwords, but government-issued identifiers like social security numbers and driving licenses were not compromised as the app doesn’t collect that information. Similarly, credit card numbers were not leaked.

MyFitnessPal first detected the intrusion — believed to have occurred sometime in late  [Read More…]

How to enable swipe-down notifications on the Galaxy S9

Stop struggling to reach the top of your screen.

The Galaxy S9 is an incredible phone that combines beauty and brawn, packing the latest and greatest specs into a relatively small and comfortable form factor. The curved glass feels great in the hand, and the modern 18.5:9 aspect ratio helps turn almost every inch of the phone into usable screen space.

There’s just one problem: that extra-tall aspect ratio makes the top of the screen hard to  [Read More…]

I wish there was a Chrome phone

The next big thing needs to have learned from the mistakes of the past.

Now that Chrome is a full-on tablet operating system, there is only one more frontier — the smartphone.

It’s not that anything was changed in Chrome to run it on a tablet. Once Android apps started to run natively in Chrome I knew it was coming. It just took actual companies who make actual products a bit more time to catch up. Maybe  [Read More…]