Archive for July, 2018


What’s new on Hulu for August 2018

Arnold said he’d be back. And he will be. Along with the OG Jack Ryan.

There are a lot of good flicks coming to Hulu in August 2018. Starting with the likes of Hoosiers and the Hunt for Red October — this business will get out of control and we’ll be lucky to live through it! — on Aug. 1, and wrapping up with The Terminator on Aug. 31. Ain’t nothing like the original.

And that’s just the bookends. There’s  [Read More…]

Save 90% on lifetime of Heimdal PRO Anti-malware

Having a computer in today’s age means you have to be vigilant about protecting things. Whether it’s anti-virus coverage, cloud backup, VPN, or just a general protection, there’s much that goes into keeping your stuff safe.

Whereas most PCs offer some form of anti-virus, not many are equipped for ransomware or deeper malware. What would you if ended up with a Trojan from trying to access your banking institution? It gets even worse if you’ve been stupid about passwords, too.

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Don’t have Portrait Mode on your Android? Use these apps instead

Portrait pictures with a blurred background (or bokeh) are all the rage right now. Once considered a feature of DSLR cameras, today a large number of smartphones has a dedicated portrait mode to help you create these such photos.

The majority of these phones feature a dual-camera setup where the primary lens is used to capture the subject while the secondary one (telephoto or wide lens) creates depth to differentiate between subject and background.

However, handsets like the Pixel 2  [Read More…]

YouTube for Android is testing its dark theme, and you might be able to use it right now

Rejoice, my friends; soon we can binge YouTube all night without getting blinded by the bland white interface!

YouTube brought a dark theme to its desktop website last year and back at the beginning of the year, the same glorious dark theme was announced for its iOS and Android apps. Apple users got that dark theme just a few brief weeks after the announcement, but Android users were left waiting, and waiting, and waiting for theirs. We  [Read More…]

The $160 Acer Chromebook 11 is just one of several Chromebooks on sale right now

Get the device you need.

The Acer Chromebook 11 is down to $ 159.99 on Amazon. That price is at least $ 30 off what it regularly goes for, and we’ve seen it go as high as $ 220 before.

This deal coincides with a price drop we covered on the Asus Chromebook Flip as well as a couple of other popular Chromebook models that have dropped in price.

A device like this is meant to be  [Read More…]

Which Android Tablets Should You Buy For Under $100?

There are a number of reasons to buy a cheap tablet, but which ones are worth your money?

Tablets are incredibly useful, but if you’re buying one for under $ 100, you’re going to have to settle for some compromises. From durability issues to potentially out-of-date software, there’s a reason why these are considered budget products and priced to move.

But there’s still some good value to be had here, especially if you’re planning to buy a  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 said to offer exclusive access to Fortnite at launch

Epic Games released their smash hit game, Fornite on iOS back in April. But Android users are still waiting for the game to be released on their platform.

Well, today we have some news to share with you on this topic. According to sources familiar with the matter who talked to 9to5Google, Epic Games has partnered with Samsung for the release of Fornite for Android.

The game will be exclusive to the Galaxy Note 9 for 30 days, before becoming  [Read More…]

Google Chrome is now available in VR with Daydream

You can use it on the Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo.

Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform has a lot going for it, and starting today, it’s getting a big upgrade with support for an official Chrome web browser.

All of the features you know and love from Chrome on your computer and phone are available with its Daydream port, including voice search, any bookmarks you’ve saved, and an Incognito Mode for private browsing.

In addition to  [Read More…]

AUKEY USB-C Hub review: A travel-ready Chromebook hub that won’t break the bank

This lightweight USB-C hub is a bit rough around the edges, but it gets me connected and productive with little fuss.

My Google Pixelbook makes me very, very happy almost all the time, except when I need to use it with my wired mouse and keyboard or plug in external storage to salvage media off a misbehaving SD card.

Since the Google Pixelbook only sports 2 USB-C ports, so if you want to plug in basically anything  [Read More…]

Best Media Streamers for Plex

Plex is a great way to set up a home media server, but to get the best you need to get it onto your TV.

Plex isn’t the only way to set up a home media server but it’s certainly one of the most feature-packed and simplest methods around. And one of its ultimate strengths is how many different platforms it supports.

Plex is all about the experience, though, and where better to enjoy your content than  [Read More…]