Archive for July, 2018


Best Workout Cases for Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Make your Galaxy S9 an even better gym companion with these workout cases!

If you’re trying to live a healthier life, your smartphone can be an excellent tool for aiding you on your journey. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are especially great for this, as they can not only track your steps but also keep tabs on your heart thanks to the built-in heart sensor.

However, while the Galaxy S9/S9+ may have the tech to make them  [Read More…]

How to allow extensions in Incognito mode on your Chromebook and why you want to

Sometimes being incognito just isn’t enough.

Chrome’s Incognito mode is a great thing. It won’t hide who you are on the internet but it does keep all traces of the websites you’ve visited out of your Google account and local browser storage.

Sometimes, you want to keep those cookies and trackers from being stuck to you and your account. Reasons range from looking at porn to using a computer on someone else’s account to sneaking around the  [Read More…]

5 reasons to choose a Chrome tablet over a Chromebook

The tablet experience on Chrome is only getting better, while still making for a really useful laptop.

We’re slowly entering a brave new world when it comes to Chromebooks. Android app support came along in 2016, making convertible Chromebooks a more enticing option. The Android app support has only gotten better since, and we’re starting to see full tablets and detachable options like the HP Chromebook X2.

For many people, a Chromebook is already replacing Android tablets.  [Read More…]

ASUS Zenfone Max (M1) with 4,000 mAh battery goes up for pre-sale in the US for $169

If you’re looking for a phone that won’t break the bank, consider ASUS’ new Zenfone Max (M1) offering. The phone just went on pre-sale in the US via B&H and is available unlocked for only $ 169.

Interested parties can get the phone in black, rose gold or red. The handset is compatible with only GSM/LTE carriers like T-Mobile and AT&T.

The new model shouldn’t be confused with its larger brother, the Zenfone Max Plus (M1) which also launched in  [Read More…]

Do you prefer using Samsung Messages or Android Messages?

From the forums.

Despite the popularity of services like WhatsApp and Telegram, good-old texting still remains as one of the most popular forms of communication for a lot of users.

There are plenty of third-party SMS apps you can grab from the Play Store, but two of the most popular first-party ones are Samsung Messages and Google’s Android Messages.

Android Messages is gradually being updated with new features to slowly turn it into a much more powerful  [Read More…]

What is dual 4G LTE, and why should you care?

Dual 4G LTE lets you use two 4G connections on your phone.

Dual SIM connectivity is a must-have in Asian markets, particularly India, where cellular plans are extremely affordable. The arrival of Jio has catalyzed the market like never before, with the entire industry reducing rates to stay competitive. For instance, my Airtel plan currently costs ₹499 ($ 7.30) for three months, and I get 2GB of 4G data per day, unlimited calls, and 100 texts a  [Read More…]

How to enable Continued Conversation in Google Assistant for longer interactions

At I/O 2018, Google spent a lot of time talking about the Google Assistant. One of the most interesting features announced was Continued Conversations. This was designed to allow users to continue talking to the Google Assistant without using the wake-up word each time. Basically, it lets you string string multiple commands together by saying “Hey Google” only once.

The feature started rolling out to users in the US last week. If you haven’t had the chance to test it  [Read More…]

Best Free Games for Oculus Go

You don’t have to splash the cash to have fun on your Oculus Go.

They say you get what you pay for, but that isn’t always the case. Oculus Go has some great content to play without having to spend a penny.

From scaring the pants off you and your friends to fishing on a virtual lake, here are the best free games to play on your Oculus Go.

Bait!

Not every VR game needs  [Read More…]

These SanDisk Extreme portable SSDs have never been more affordable

Fast, portable, and rugged. You’ll want one.

SanDisk’s 250GB Extreme Portable SSD is down to $ 89.99 at Amazon today. This limited-time deal marks the first time it has ever been significantly discounted from its regular price of $ 100. The 500GB version is also down to a new all-time low price of $ 125.99 for those who need more storage.

Portable SSDs are relatively new. At least, affordable ones are. This SSD has read/write speeds of  [Read More…]

Jaybird Run Review: Truly wireless headphones done right

Ever since Apple released the AirPods, Android users have been hoping for a proper competitor. We have seen options from Bragi, Samsung, and others, but nothing really has stuck with us.

READ MORE: Zolo Liberty+ Headphones Review

Then, Jaybird decided to jump on the hype train with the Jaybird Run. These headphones are completely wireless, come with a charging case, and come from a trusted brand.

In fact, Jaybird has been one of the de-facto choices for Bluetooth headphones if  [Read More…]