Archive for May, 2018

Samsung Gear S4 smartwatch may use Wear OS, not Tizen

If true, this could be a huge win for Google.

It’s turning out that 2018 could be a very exciting year for Wear OS. Following rumors that Google’s working on its own Pixel Watch, it’s now being reported that Samsung’s developing a future Gear smartwatch that’ll ditch the Tizen operating system in favor of Wear OS.

Earlier this week, a rumor popped up on Chinese social network Weibo suggesting that the Gear S4 will be powered by  [Read More…]

HTC U12+ vs HTC U11: Should I upgrade?

HTC U12+ launched today as the successor of last year’s U11. The new comer boasts plenty of improvements in all key areas and is off to a great start.

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DirecTV Now adds DVR to Android and Amazon Fire TV

Roku is coming next — and still no Android TV.

The fine folks at DirecTV Now today announced that it’s updated its apps for Android and Amazon Fire TV, bringing with it not just the new user interface, but the long-awaited cloud-based DVR as well.

Just like with iOS, Apple TV and the web version, you’ll simply look for the REC button in the UI. Hit it and you’re recording.

The DVR “storage” still  [Read More…]

Here’s your chance to get the OUKITEL K7 for just $99 (Promoted)

The Oukitel K7 was announced earlier this month, with its best feature being its 10,000mAh battery. For a limited time, you can sign up to save $ 80 and get the K7 for just $ 99.99.

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Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro Over-Ear Headphones Review

The affordable Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro have stood their ground despite the onslaught of newer, more feature-packed headphones. There’s a reason why they’re still selling and have tons of positive reviews, so we’re taking a modern look.

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Deal: Get 2 months of free unlimited data from MetroPCS

MetroPCS is introducing a new special offer that will net you 2 months of free unlimited data free! All you need to do to take advantage of this limited-time offer is to sign up for a new account and make 2 payments on a $ 50+ plan. After that, you’ll get two months of unlimited talk. text and data free.

Here’s the breakdown:

Bring your number to MetroPCS Sign up for a new account and make 2  [Read More…]

Acer announces four new Chromebooks, two of which are 2-in-1s

Sales begin this month.

While we sit around dreaming of what we’ll see with the Pixelbook 2, Acer’s got a few new Chromebooks for us to check out in the form of the Chromebook 15, Chromebook Spin 15, Chromebook 13, and Chromebook Spin 13.

The 13-series Chromebooks are actually the more powerful of the bunch, so let’s start there. Both come with 13.5-inch 2256 x 1504 IPS displays with a 3:2 aspect ratio, but the Chromebook  [Read More…]

Facebook Marketplace makes it easier to find a plumber or maid

Starting immediately, Facebook Marketplace seeks to be your one-stop-shop for finding a home service professional. Work directly with contractors, house cleaners, and other types; get a quote or receive help with your latest project.

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Hot Take: HTC U12 Plus (Podcast)

Matt, Scott, and Andrew discuss the HTC U12 Plus. The specs keep pace with everyone else, but there’s a lot more than just bullet points. Will the user experience be enough to make this a hit? Join us for a round-table discussion about the new phone.

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Latest AirTV is available today for $119

AirTV is a dual-tuner box for OTA antennas, and ties in directly with Sling TV, if you want.

It’s a tuner for OTA TV, with Sling TV users in mind.

Over-the-air TV is awesome, if for no other reason than it doesn’t cost anything more than the antenna hardware. But you can still do better than plugging straight in to a television tuner. In 2018 it’s all about sharing video across a  [Read More…]