Archive for June, 2018


Six Fitbit employees have been charged with stealing Jawbone trade secrets

Jawbone initially sued Fitbit over the stolen data in 2015.

Fitbit, one of the world’s largest fitness-tracking/wearable companies, has found itself in hot water over a dispute that first reared its head in 2015. On June 14, six current and former employees from the company were charged with stealing trade secrets from Jawbone and giving them to Fitbit.

The six employees in question previously worked at Jawbone before moving to Fitbit, and while doing so, reportedly took  [Read More…]

There is a YouTube channel is dedicated to getting you caught up for Kingdom Hearts 3

Prepare yourself for a story told across multiple consoles.

One of the biggest questions I saw after E3 this year was about the amount of work needed to prepare for Kingdom Hearts 3. If you think all you have to do is play the Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2 remakes on your PlayStation 4, you have been misinformed. The Kingdom Hearts franchise sprawls across multiple consoles, including the Nintendo 3DS and even a mobile game with a  [Read More…]

How to watch the World Cup in VR

Experience the game through your headset as if you’re there

World Cup soccer has taken over the world again, and the hype is real. Any fan who doesn’t have the ability to go the live games in person want to know what it feels like to be there and virtual reality can do that for you. By checking out any of the options below you can load the games into your headset and feel as if you  [Read More…]

HP Chromebook X2 review: Great Chromebook, better Android tablet

The first detachable Chromebook is here, and it’s more than worth your consideration.

Chromebooks — and Chrome OS as a whole — have been going through a growth spurt over the last few years. Conversely, Android tablets are still around, but it’s clear that Google is aiming for low-cost Chromebooks to take over this space. Convertible Chromebooks are already plentiful and inexpensive enough to fill this gap, but these don’t necessarily make good tablets.

Yes,  [Read More…]

These are all the phones Samsung is releasing in 2018

Samsung does more than just the Note, you know.

If you own an Android phone, there’s a really good chance it’s got a Samsung logo on it. Samsung is the most popular Android OEM on the planet, and to achieve this, the company releases a ton of hardware every year.

Samsung’s highlight phones come from the S and Note lineups, but in between those, you’ll find a variety of mid-to-low-end gadgets, too.

To make sure you’re up  [Read More…]

Best Bluetooth Headsets in 2018

Most of the world has migrated to Bluetooth headphones, but there are still uses for a dedicated earpiece. These are the best options!

While most consumers have moved onto using Bluetooth earbuds and headphones, there’s still a use for old-school Bluetooth earpieces. They’re smaller and often less expensive than actual headphones, making them an attractive option for someone who would just needs the earpiece for hands-free phone calls.

These are the best ones you can buy right  [Read More…]

AT&T has officially purchased Time Warner for $85 billion

This will allow AT&T to bring a “fresh approach” to the media industry.

Nearly two years after initially proposing its acquisition plans, AT&T announced on June 14, 2018, that it had officially completed the deal to purchase Time Warner for a sum of $ 85 billion.

AT&T first announced these plans back in October 2016, and soon after, was faced with a tremendous about of backlash from all sectors. The company most recently spent six weeks in  [Read More…]

T-Mobile gives AT&T grandfathered customers up to $900 to switch

You might not have heard this, but last week AT&T announced a new $ 5-per-month price increase for users on its grandfathered unlimited plan.

The data plan’s price had been $ 30/month for seven years, until the carrier raised it to $ 35 in February 2016. A second $ 5 price bump followed in January of last year. Now a third one is upon grandfathered subscribers which will take the total price up to $ 45/month. The new rate will  [Read More…]

Is Android P Beta 2 safe to use as a daily driver?

Yes.

Google announced the first Android P Developer Preview build back in March for the Pixels, and at I/O the company expanded the beta program to include devices from seven third-party manufacturers while rolling out Developer Preview 2.

DP2 was the first Android P public beta build (with DP1 considered the alpha build), and earlier this month Google rolled out DP3, the second beta build. DP3 is an important build as it includes final APIs and the  [Read More…]

How’s your OnePlus 6 battery life?

The phone’s 3,300 mAh battery manages to impress.

It’s hard to not like the OnePlus 6. Although the notch in the screen and glass back were thought to be controversial decisions, the phone ended up being our favorite OnePlus product to-date.

OnePlus makes a big deal about the 6’s power, design, and cameras, but how’s its 3,300 mAh battery working for early adopters?

A few of our forum users recently chimed in with their own experiences, and  [Read More…]