Archive for May, 2018


Hot Take: OnePlus 6 (Podcast)

Welcome to Hot Take, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important on one important topic. In this episode, we discuss the brand new OnePlus 6 that was debuted earlier today.

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Twitter finally details new API, screws third-party apps — again

Twitter has finally announced details for it’s new Account Activity API, which replaces the Streaming API third-party clients have relied on up until now — and the news isn’t good.

Today we’re excited to announce the general availability of Account Activity API. Now developers can get started for free, upgrade to premium as they scale, and move to enterprise when they need even more subscriptions or enterprise functionality. https://t.co/AkMCDNOxbs

— Twitter Dev (@TwitterDev) May  [Read More…]

In Brief: Nokia X6, HTC Exodus, and new Galaxy S9 colors

Welcome to In Brief, our periodic podcast which aims to provide you with all of the important things happening in the world of Android. In this episode, we discuss the newly announced Nokia X6, HTC’s big bet on the blockchain, and some brand new colors coming for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. […]

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Hulu adds a slew of improvements for when you’re on the road

Better playback on phones, laptops, HDMI and Chromecast are on tap.

A lot more people are watching Hulu these days, and a lot more of them are watching on their phones. According to the company, we’re talking about 84 percent more hours a month compared to a year ago.

Same goes for laptops, of course. When you’re on the move, those are two of the most likely devices to be with you. And in that spirit, Hulu  [Read More…]

What’s the difference: OnePlus 6 versus Samsung Galaxy S9

The OnePlus 6 has been unveiled and we take a look at one of its greatest competitors. Today, we are comparing the OnePlus 6 versus Samsung Galaxy S9 to help you determine which is the best.

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The U.S. Senate voted 52-47 in favor of restoring Net Neutrality

Even if the vote passes the Senate, there’s still a long battle ahead.

Updated 5/16/18 — The Senate’s final vote is in, with the official number being 52 – 47 in favor of restoring Net Neutrality! While this is an exciting and unexpected development, the battle to completely reverse FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s actions is far from over. The CRA will now go to the House of Representatives where Republicans currently hold the majority at 236 to 193.  [Read More…]

Verizon Visible, A new unlimited service plan

Verizon has created a secret offshoot service called Visible, which offers unlimited everything for only $ 40 a month. What are the inevitable downsides though?

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A startup called Wonder is building an Android-powered Switch competitor

The gadget is scheduled to come out at some point in 2019.

No matter how heavy of a gamer you are, you’ve likely heard about the Nintendo Switch somehow. Whether you spent the first few weeks of March last year trying to seek one out at your local retailer or know about the console through your gaming-inclined friends, the Switch has become something of a phenomenon.

Now, a startup by the name of Wonder is looking to  [Read More…]

WhatsApp introduces new features for Groups

WhatsApp introduces new features for its groups, including descriptions, participant search and protection, and new admin tools.

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How to get the most comfortable fit for your Oculus Go

If you find the Oculus Go to be a bit uncomfortable, there are a couple of things you can do to ease the pressure.

The first day I had my Oculus Go I began fiddling with how to make it fit right. It’s not that I have the straps too tight or the viewfinder askew. It’s that the darn thing is so top-heavy that my cheeks start to hurt after just a few minutes. I would eventually  [Read More…]