Archive for September, 2018


Should you buy a Samsung Galaxy Watch with LTE?

Best answer: Most people should buy the standard Bluetooth model of the Galaxy Watch. It’s less expensive up-front, but also doesn’t require an ongoing service with your carrier. Aside from streaming music and receiving calls independent of your phone, it does everything that the LTE model does — and it gets better battery life.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch ($ 329+)

It’s about more than the up-front price difference

The Galaxy Watch starts at $ 329 for  [Read More…]

This could be the Google Pixel Stand — a new accessory for the Pixel 3

It’ll charge the Pixel 3 and turn it into a mini Smart Display.

Google’s October 9 event is quickly approaching, and to literally no surprise at this point, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL will be the stars of the show. To go along with the new phones, Google appears to also be working on a new charging stand accessory called the Google Pixel Stand.

The folks over at 9to5Google got their hands on a  [Read More…]

Huawei hands out battery packs and apple-free juice to iPhone XS buyers

Trolling at its finest.

Today’s Friday, September 21, 2018. In other words, it’s iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 launch day. Fans around the world are lining up to be among the first to own Apple’s latest phone and wearable, and as such, Huawei used this opportunity to troll Apple by promoting itself while folks wait in line.

At the Apple store in London, Huawei arrived with a juice van offering “ju%ce that lasts.” Actual juice  [Read More…]

Add some illumination with Luminoodle LED bias lighting as low as $7 today

Inexpensive way to improve your lighting.

The Power Practical Luminoodle LED bias lighting strips are all on sale today, and they have never dropped this low before. These strips help reduce eye strain and can help improve the contrast of the screen you’re watching. The Power Practical Luminoodle 13-feet LED TV bias lighting strip is down to $ 18.74 on Amazon. This is the largest available strip, and it usually sells for around $ 25.

While these  [Read More…]

Score three months of Mint Mobile’s 2GB plan for just $45 total

Pricing this low is hard to pass up!

Mint Mobile is no stranger around here. We’ve talked about them a bunch in the past, and even reviewed our experiences with the service, but it’s been a bit since we reminded you just how affordable your phone bill can be. The MVNO currently has packages starting at just $ 45 for three months of service that includes 2GB of high-speed data. That’s just $ 15 a month, which  [Read More…]

Grab the new Amazon Echo devices in discounted bundles in the UK

Amazon Alexa is now integrated into even more home essentials.

Alexa is getting a makeover! Amazon announced several new Echo devices last night which incorporate the Alexa voice assistant. There are new editions of the Echo Dot and Echo Plus, an Echo Sub for stereo sound and even an Echo Input to add Alexa to speakers you already own! Plus other gadgets such as a Smart Plug, Echo Wall Clock, an Alexa-enabled Microwave and more. Newly announced  [Read More…]

Resident Evil 2 for PlayStation 4: Everything you need to know

The battle of the G-Virus starts all over again

Close your eyes and imagine yourself back to 1998. You’re on the couch eating Cookie Crisp when you load up your PlayStation and Resident Evil 2 starts up. Now, you won’t have to imagine you’re playing one of your favorite childhood games, you’ll actually be able to play it in real life. This year at E3 2018 Capcom took the world by storm by showing us a trailer for  [Read More…]

Is the Samsung Galaxy Watch a good health tracker?

Best answer: Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is not only stuffed with health tracking features, but you have a lot of control over how you use them to benefit you every day.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch (46mm) ($ 349)

The flexibility to focus on specific parts of your health

Due in no small part to their enormous popularity, when most people think about fitness they think about a Fitbit or an Apple Watch. Fitbit is the original motivating  [Read More…]

MrMobile on the Samsung Galaxy Watch: Buy it, but do it soon

In a sea of Gear Fit 2 Pros, Apple Watch Series 4s and Casio WSD-F30s, the name “Samsung Galaxy Watch” is something of a relief, isn’t it? It has the dual advantage of simplicity and cachet, with Samsung’s premium “Galaxy” brand not having been seen on a smartwatch since 2013. Paired with the early rumors that the Galaxy Watch would ditch Samsung’s proprietary platform for Google’s WearOS, many of us in the tech space expected it to  [Read More…]

Nokia 7.1 Plus appears in more renders

The phone will be known as the Nokia X7 in China.

Although its phones may not be that well-known in the States, Nokia’s been kicking out a heap of low-to-mid-range smartphones this year that have been absolutely killing it. Following up on devices such as the Nokia 6.1 and Nokia 6.1 Plus, we now have a lot of details regarding the company’s next product — the Nokia 7.1 Plus.

The Nokia 7.1 Plus is expected to be  [Read More…]