Archive for July, 2018


OnePlus 3/3T confirmed to receive Android P update

The OnePlus 3 and 3T will go straight from Android 8.0 Oreo to Android P.

OnePlus said that Oreo would be the last platform update for the two-year-old OnePlus 3/3T, but the company is now changing its stance. In a forum thread, OnePlus confirmed that both the OnePlus 3 and 3T will receive the Android P update.

The company said that after “internal discussions and evaluation,” it decided to offer the Android P update to either  [Read More…]

How to use WhatsApp’s group calling feature for video and voice calls

WhatsApp’s group calling feature lets you talk to four people at once.

WhatsApp’s group calling feature is now rolling out to everyone on Android and iOS. The messaging platform picked up voice and video call support back in 2016, and the feature is very popular — every day, WhatsApp users spend over 2 billion minutes on calls.

To use group calling, you’ll first need to place a one-on-one video or voice call, and then add participants to  [Read More…]

WhatsApp’s group voice and video calling feature is rolling out to everyone

WhatsApp’s group calling feature supports up to four people simultaneously.

WhatsApp announced earlier this year that it would roll out group calling for both video and voice calls, and the feature is now rolling out to everyone on Android and iOS. Group calling supports four people simultaneously, and to initiate a call, you’ll first need to place a one-on-one voice or video call and select the “add participants” button from the top right corner.

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Here are our first Xiaomi Mi A2 camera samples

The Mi A2 may just have the best camera we’ve seen on a $ 300 phone.

Xiaomi unveiled its 2018 Android One devices earlier this month in Madrid. The Mi A2 comes with significant upgrades from last year’s Mi A1, and the Mi A2 Lite offers a similar user experience at a more affordable price point.

Both devices will be sold in over 40 markets over the world over the coming months, and the Mi A2 set  [Read More…]

T-Mobile inks $3.5 billion deal with Nokia over 5G network equipment

T-Mobile starts laying the groundwork for its 5G network.

T-Mobile has announced that it is teaming up with Nokia to deploy its 5G network. The $ 3.5 billion deal will see Nokia provide T-Mobile with 5G equipment as well as software and services support. T-Mobile’s initial 5G push will include 30 cities, with work set to commence this year. The carrier is building its 5G network on 600MHz and 28GHz millimeter wave spectrum comliant with the 3GPP  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about Sony Playlink

Turn your phone into a controller with Sony Playlink.

Sony Playlink games deliver a new kind of experience on PlayStation 4 by linking up your phone with your console. While these new games can easily be played solo, they’re really meant to be played with friends, as each one turns your phone into a controller.

Playlink is fairly new, but here’s a look at all of the things that make it fun!

What is Sony Playlink?

We first  [Read More…]

CordCutters.com is giving away a Mohu Blade and AirTV!

Our friends at CordCutters.com are back with another giveaway, and this time you can win a Mohu Blade antenna and an AirTV!

Want a chance to win? You can hit up their contest page at this link, or just enter below. Good luck!

Enter to win!

THE PRIZE: One reader will receive a Mohu Blade and an AirTV

THE GIVEAWAY: Use the widget at the bottom of this page. There are multiple ways to enter, each with varying  [Read More…]

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video for August 2018

Bring on Jack Ryan, a Gringo, and more!

Finally, August is upon us. (Same time every year, but whatever. It’s been a long one.) And we’re particularly interested in this particular August for Amazon Prime Video for the following reason: Jack Ryan.

OK, we have to wail until the end of the month (because of course we do) to finally get our first taste of John Krasinski in the latest incarnation of the classic Tom Clancy character. And  [Read More…]

Spigen Pixel 2 Slim Armor Wallet Case review: A good alternative to traditional wallet cases

I hope you like thick phones.

Wallet cases have been around for years as a way to abandon your standalone wallet and merge it into your phone. It’s a novel idea and one that appeals to a lot of people, but most wallet cases are often too awkward to use in day-to-day use thanks to their fold-out designs that get in the way more often than not.

Thankfully, Spigen’s got an accessory that it thinks can be  [Read More…]

Don’t miss the first discount on Anker’s newest completely wireless headphones

They’re called Liberty because they’re free from wires.

If you use the coupon code SDCLBT66 during checkout, you can pick up Anker’s Soundcore Liberty Lite completely wireless Bluetooth headphones for just $ 64.99. These normally sell for $ 80 and have never had a direct price drop since they were released back in mid-July. Anker’s Liberty+ headphones are on sale for $ 119.99 and those offer up to 48 hours of playback time total before you need to recharge.

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