Archive for July, 2018


The first Chrome OS tablet goes on sale

Update: The industry’s first Chrome OS finally went on sale, months after being announced. Interested parties can grab it from Newegg in exchange for $ 329.99.

Or you can purchase it from Insight ($ 353.99), Connection ($ 337.48) and Amazon ($ 347.81).

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Tablets running Chrome OS have been rumored for years, and finally this week Google and its partner Acer announced the first Chrome OS tablet. It’s called the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, which is a bit confusing  [Read More…]

Top 3 ways Fuchsia can be a better operating system than Android

Android’s successor has the potential to be damn exciting.

For the past couple of years, there’s been some talk about Google working on a mysterious new operating system by the name of Fuchsia. Fuchsia’s an all-new platform that will eventually replace Android as we know and love it today, and last week, a report came out claiming that Google will begin rolling out products with the OS in three years and then start using it as a  [Read More…]

Nokia 3.1 review: A great small budget phone with performance problems

Nokia nails the core hardware and features, but comes up short in specs and performance.

We often talk about “cheap” Android phones in reference to devices like the Moto G6, which typically cost about $ 225. But many people don’t even want to break the $ 200 barrier when they’re looking for a phone, whether it’s because they just broke their flagship device and don’t want to spend $ 800 again, or they simply don’t want to  [Read More…]

These are all the Android Go phones available today

Entry-level phones from the cheap to the… very cheap.

Android Go is Google’s latest effort to make the experience of owning an entry-level Android phone less frustrating. The $ 100 price point is overrun by phones that come with outdated versions of Android and underpowered hardware, and Android Go is designed to fix these shortcomings. Aimed primarily at markets like India and Africa — where hundreds of millions of users are projected to make their way online  [Read More…]

Apex Launcher updated for the first time in a year, and users are unhappy

Back in the day, the three biggest launcher choices were Launcher Pro, Apex Launcher, and Nova Launcher. Those were the days where we would extensively modify our phones and Android was ugly and lacked features. Good times.

Not too long ago Apex Launcher made a comeback with some updates. But we haven’t seen any updates in a year, until today. Apex Launcher 4.0 has been released, and the changelog simply says “The long-awaited major update is finally here!”

Users are  [Read More…]

You can pre-order the UMIDIGI One and One Pro on August 6th (Promoted)

Who said that innovation in the smartphone world was dead? A lot of pundits have claimed that there is not much else for manufacturers to do in the space, but that simply isn’t the case.

The UMIDIGI One and One Pro are the latest examples of this. The company has taken a popular design (#notchlyfe) and created a solid set of specs for the budget-friendly consumer.

UMIDIGI One and One Pro Specs UMIDIGI One UMIDIGI One Pro Display 5.9-inch 5.9-inch  [Read More…]

Save more than 30% on the FeiyuTech G6 Plus Handheld Gimbal (Promoted)

When it comes to taking photographs and videos on the go, the ideal situation is to just use your smartphone. But some of us need some extra stability to make sure that the content doesn’t come back all blurry.

Related Reading: Moment Pro App Review

That’s where a gimbal fits into the equation, as this will help you keep your phone or camera stable. This brings us to the FeiyuTech G6 Plus Gimbal, which is currently seeing a  [Read More…]

The Pixel 2 XL’s still got it, which bodes well for the Pixel 3

If you can avoid paying full price, the Pixel 2 XL is still worth it.

We’re sometimes guilty of being a little fickle when it comes to older phones. As new toys arrive, and release cycles grind on, phones from years past are left to collect dust.

The Google Pixel 2 XL is an exception. It has unquestionably aged better than just about any Google phone before it, be it a Nexus or a Pixel. For a  [Read More…]

Subnautica for PlayStation 4: Everything you need to know

Subnautica’s murky depths are waiting to test your survival. Here’s everything you’ll need to know once you dive under

Indie developer Unknown Worlds Entertainment has partnered with console development extraordinaire Panic Button (known for the recent Nintendo Switch ports of DOOM and Wolfenstein II) to bring Subnautica to PlayStation 4. Soon everyone can get a taste of what lies beneath the sea.

If you have thalassophobia, this isn’t the game for you.

What is Subnautica?

Subnautica  [Read More…]

How to make your Skype or Hangouts video look great on your desktop

Frequently video chat with friends, co-workers, or podcasters? Here are a few tips to help you look like a pro.

Video chatting with friends and co-workers has practically become a way of life in our modern world. I use Skype and FaceTime pretty much daily in my home and work life, and because of that, I’ve spent a good deal of time trying to perfect my video quality.

Whether you wear pajama bottoms or a dress shirt  [Read More…]