Archive for March, 2018

OnePlus explains the rationale behind the notch on the OnePlus 6

This is why the OnePlus 6 will have a notch.

OnePlus confirmed earlier this week that the OnePlus 6 will feature a cutout at the top of the display. The move ostensibly led to a lot of backlash, and OnePlus CEO Pete Lau took to the company’s forums to discuss the decision, stating that the notch was borne out of a pursuit of “optimal phone design.”

OnePlus realized it wasn’t going to need the entire width of  [Read More…]

T-Mobile is bringing back the Sidekick, but it isn’t what you think

T-Mobile rolls out the world’s first Smartshoephone.

The T-Mobile Sidekick was an iconic product that introduced a slide-out screen, and now the carrier is bringing back the name. The T-Mobile Sidekicks are the world’s first Smartshoephone, and T-Mobile is leveraging a “Step into Something Amazing” foot-first design to bring the capabilities of your smartphone to your feet.

The Sidekicks are “fully tricked out for speed on the fastest LTE network ever and optimized for unlimited data with  [Read More…]

Honor 7X vs. Huawei Mate SE: What’s the difference?

Two nearly identical phones set apart by a small price increase and an equally small spec bump.

Huawei hasn’t exactly been having the best year so far. Back in January, the company saw AT&T back out of a deal to sell its phones in the U.S., and more recently Best Buy pulled a similar move. But the company is nothing if not resilient, and has put out yet another phone directed at the U.S. market in the  [Read More…]

Best Wireless Headphones With Noise Cancelling in 2018

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Best overall Bose QC35 II

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There’s something to be said for consistency, and there’s a reason the Bose QC35 II is at the top of most lists of the best noise-cancelling wireless headphones. The mark of a great pair of noise-cancelling headphones is not having to give up on sound quality for isolation, and Bose has achieved a great balance. Plus,  [Read More…]

Grab a pair of Anker SoundBuds Slim+ Bluetooth headphones for just $22

A simple way to workout without any hassle from your earbuds.

The Anker SoundBuds Slim+ wireless Bluetooth headphones are down to $ 21.99 with code LGVDRPV3 on Amazon. That deal is down from a street price around $ 30 and is better than any direct discount, although these headphones see quite a few coupon code sales.

The Slim+ last for up to seven hours of playtime and take just an hour and a half to fully charge.  [Read More…]

Get this $50 Google Play gift card delivered to your inbox for just $45

Practically free money.

Amazon currently has $ 50 Google Play digital gift cards available for just $ 45 when you use the coupon code GOOGLE, which means you score $ 5 for free with the purchase. Since it’s a digital gift card and you won’t have to wait for delivery, you can redeem it today and start using it. We know, you may be thinking that you don’t need $ 50 worth of apps or games, but  [Read More…]

Google Home devices can now pair with third-party Bluetooth speakers

Google delivers a highly request feature: starting this week, Google Home owners will be able to pair their device with a Bluetooth speaker.

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These U.S. carriers have updated the LG V30 to Android Oreo

While we wait around for LG’s big flagship for 2018, the V30 remains the company’s best and most powerful phone currently on the market. The LG V30 shipped with Android 7.1.2 Nougat, but now it’s being updated to 8.0 Oreo.


Multiple LG V30 owners who purchased the phone through Verizon Wireless are getting software updates that upgrade the phone to Oreo. The update weighs in at 1702.3 MB, and it brings all of the Oreo goodies you’ve  [Read More…]

Fortnite for Android: Everything You Need To Know!

The hottest game of 2018 will be coming to Android in the coming months.

Fortnite has been blowing up lately. Millions of people have become obsessed with the game, both as players and just watching popular Twitch streamers play the game.

You may have also head that the game is currently soft-launching on iOS via an invite-only program, and there are plans to release it for Android in the near future.

Interested to learn more? Just keep  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact now available for pre-order at B&H Photo

Sony Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact pre-orders have opened in the US. For the time being only with retailer B&H Photo.

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