Archive for April, 2018


Essential Phone now available in more countries

Essential is making some big news as we head into the weekend.

Essential is now selling the Essential Phone and its accessories in Canada, France, Japan, and the U.K. The company does note that there are some special terms and conditions that apply to these orders, so if you live in one of those four countries and are thinking about buying from Essential, you should read the company’s info.

Starting today, we’re opening the https://t.co/5XqZeQu9cW store to orders  [Read More…]

Google begins offering a new take on how you listen to your favorite podcast

Although there are plenty of apps on the Play Store which provides the ability to play your favorite podcasts, Google is looking to do more. Instead of relying solely on Google Play Music, you can now play podcasts directly from your Google searches. A new way to play podcasts The Big G confirmed this to […]

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The P20 Pro is already Huawei’s best-selling flagship in Western Europe

Sales of the phone increased by 316% compared to the P10 Plus.

The Huawei P20 Pro is one of the most stunning phones of the year, and that’s something that’s apparently resonating quite strongly with consumers in Western Europe. According to Huawei, the P20 Pro has already become its best-selling flagship in the country.

Orders for the P20 Pro have been open for just about four weeks, and during that time, Huawei reports that sales are already  [Read More…]

How to create an Alexa Blueprint on your Amazon Echo

Build stuff just for your household, and have some fun with it!

Amazon’s Alexa platform has more Skills in it than any other smart home system, giving the Echo and Echo Dot a ton of things to use that can’t really be found anywhere else. Easily the coolest addition to the Alexa Skills lineup to date, however, is one which allows you to make your own Skills to only be used inside your household. These Skills are  [Read More…]

Add two USB ports to any wall outlet with the $8 Aukey power strip

More power options in the same space.

The Aukey dual USB/AC wall outlet power strip is down to $ 7.99 with code 2XFITO5N on Amazon. It’s $ 16 without the code, so you’re saving 50% off the price. If this deal looks familiar that’s because a recent code brought the grey version down to $ 7. That deal has since expired, but the white for $ 8 isn’t too bad either.

Sure, the plug requires both outlets  [Read More…]

Here’s everything we know about the OnePlus 6

We are just days away from the launch of the OnePlus 6. To celebrate, we take a look at the history of rumors and leaks to help determine what’s going to be coming.

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How to download music on Fitbit Versa

Phone-free tunes are just a few taps away!

The Fitbit Versa is Fitbit’s most successful stab at the smartwatch market to date, and one of its highlight features is the ability to download and listen to music on it without the need for your phone.

Just like the Ionic before it, you can download over 300 songs on the Versa and listen to them with your favorite pair of Bluetooth headphones. You currently have three different ways  [Read More…]

The lure of the remote: why I stopped Chromecasting the second I got an Android TV

In a world of ever-growing choices for entertainment, the remote is a small taste of the familiar and the obsolete way of finding and playing our media.

We have so many choices when it comes to our entertainment. We can watch YouTube on our phones, our TVs come with “smart apps” of varying ease and intelligence, and then there are set-top and streaming devices like Roku, Google Chromecast and Android TV. There’s a lot of ways to  [Read More…]

MoviePass now prevents you from seeing the same movie more than once

New and existing subscribers are affected by the change.

MoviePass – the lustrous subscription service that enables you to see up to one movie per day for just $ 9.95/month – just got a lot less appealing.

Following an update to the Android app and a change to the Terms of Service that just came in today, MoviePass subscribers are no longer able to see a certain movie more than once.

As of 12:49 PM EST, April  [Read More…]

Huge in Brazil, but will it play in Peoria? [#acpodcast]

With Daniel Bader on a secret mission, Russell Holly steps in as guest host to chat about the week’s news with Andrew Martonik and Jerry Hildenbrand. Motorola has sold over 70 million Moto G devices since 2013, and their phones are omnipresent in Brazil. Now they’re looking to expand their growth around the globe.

The fun doesn’t stop there! Development of eSIM technology has been halted because Verizon and AT&T can’t get along. Amazon has announced the Echo  [Read More…]