Archive for June, 2018


Samsung Galaxy J3 and J7 mid-rangers coming to the U.S. in early June [Update]

The J3 will cost $ 209 on AT&T.

We’re just a few short months away from the Galaxy Note 9, but before we can get our hands on Samsung’s latest and greatest, we’re going to be served with two typical and unsurprising mid-range phones. This year, we’re getting updated models of the Galaxy J3 and J7.

Samsung says the two phones “focus on the key features that users love: sharp displays for movies and apps, great-low-light cameras  [Read More…]

Five Android OEMs you’ve never heard of before

Everyone knows the big players in tech, but we tend to forget the world is a lot larger than that. There’s a plethora of little-known, upstart mobile-manufacturers out there selling phones that are giving the major players a run for their money.

So for those wondering whether there’s life beyond Apple and Samsung, here’s a refreshing break from the norm. In this article, we’re going to highlight a series of Android OEMs that are making great phones but remain virtually  [Read More…]

Roku’s Ultra 4K streaming player is down to its lowest price ever

Get the best for less.

Right now you can pick up the Roku Ultra 4K streaming media player for just $ 79.99, which is $ 20 lower than it normally sells for. This price is actually the lowest it’s ever sold for, beating the previous low by $ 5. Roku makes some of the best streaming hardware, so if you’ve cut the cord already or are considering doing so, you’ll want to have one of these attached  [Read More…]

Gear Up: myCharge portable chargers are perfect for Pokemon Go hunts

Take a moment to think about how many devices you use which require charging on a regular basis. Be it a phone, tablet, wearable, or even a Nintendo Switch, you’ve got something that needs an occasional, or daily charging. What happens if you’re out and about and don’t have access to a wall or auto adapter? Reach for a myCharge portable charger, that’s what.

SEE ALSO: Choetech Fast Wireless Charger review

We’ve long been a fan of myCharge  [Read More…]

Play online with a full year of PlayStation Plus for just $50

It Only Does Everything.

Sony’s got 12 months of PlayStation Plus for just $ 49.99. A year of the service is normally $ 60, and discounts directly from Sony are pretty rare. This is part of Sony’s “Days of Play” event, so it will probably expire June 18 when the event does. You can read more about “Days of Play” here, including information about a limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro console. You might find this deal on Amazon eventually,  [Read More…]

Make the most of World Cup 2018 with these apps!

The world cup is just around the corner and the hype is getting real. The biggest sporting event in the world is expected to draw in an audience in the billions and showcase some of the best athletes in the world.

32 teams will head to Russia with the dream of raising the FIFA World Cup Trophy. From June 14 until July 15, they’ll battle it out to see who reigns supreme. Can Messi finally win the World Cup? Can Ronaldo  [Read More…]

Gmail now lets you customize swipe actions on emails

Available in v8.5.20 of the app.

Gmail’s desktop site got a huge redesign in late April, but since then, the Android app has remained more or less the same. However, the v8.5.20 update adds a handy trick we think a lot of you will like — customizable swipe actions.

Prior to this update, swiping left or right on an email in your inbox would archive it. This is a handy tool, but the limitation to  [Read More…]

More efficient, without the jank [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, Russell Holly, and Michael Fisher gather in New York City for a look at the BlackBerry KEY2 and its glorious hardware keyboard. It’s a safe upgrade from the original, but features a faster processor, more RAM, dual cameras, a stronger frame, and larger keys.

As an aperitif to the main course, they chat about Moto’s Z3 Play. It’s a solid, mid-range phone that will be available unlocked in the U.S for $ 499, but  [Read More…]

How to indent list items in Google Keep

Tabbed lists are live in Google Keep here’s how to use them.

Google Keep is part to-do app, part note-keeping app, part inspiration board, and all awesome. While there may be more powerful productivity services out there like Evernote, Google Keep is easy to use, available on just about every platform you work on — and built right into the recent Gmail redesign — and it is free. Google Keep’s lists have long been my go-to for  [Read More…]

Master the world of ethical hacking for just $39

It’s pretty hard to watch television or browse the internet without hearing about the looming threats or impacts of hacking. Whether it’s the US elections, Facebook data, or someone trying to remotely break into your corporate computer system, hacking is everywhere.

For all of the scary stuff that comes with the idea of hacking, it doesn’t  [Read More…]