Archive for September, 2018


What you missed last week at CordCutters.com

You can spend a fortune on a new TV. But you really don’t have to.

You can spend a couple thousand dollars on a TV. And if you have a couple thousand dollars to spend on a TV, by all means do it. You’ll get something pretty incredible with an OLED panel.

But for those of us who don’t have a couple thousand dollars to spend on a TV, it’s not like we have to settle for some  [Read More…]

What are the best FPV goggles for your DJI Drone?

Best answer: The DJI FPV Goggles are the best pick if you own a DJI Phantom 4 or Mavic Pro, and plan to upgrade from the DJI in the future. For a bit more, the DJI Goggles Racing Edition offer better features if you’re interested in building a non-DJI racing drone.

Amazon: DJI Goggles FPV Headset Starter Kit ($ 349) Amazon: DJI Goggles FPV Headset RE ($ 544) Designed to take advantage of  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3 XL shown off in new video

We’ve seen so much of the Google Pixel 3 that there’s really not much left to the imagination. But that’s not stopping the leaks from pouring in. A video from Russian site Rozetked shows off the Pixel 3 XL in a new hands-on video. While the video doesn’t contain much for new information, it does have a few nice shots of the Pixel 3 XL from different angles, as well as a comparison with the Pixel 2 XL.

The  [Read More…]

LIFX bulbs too pricey? Here are some cheap but smart alternatives

LIFX is one of the biggest brands around when it comes to smart home lighting, offering a wide range of bulbs, strips, and panels to brighten up and color your room. Its selection isn’t perfect, though — the bulbs are pricey, and there aren’t many accessories to control them. If you’re shopping for smart bulbs and don’t want LIFX, there are plenty of other options from brands like Philips Hue and Flux.

Popular pick Philips Hue White and  [Read More…]

Saturday Savings: Massive discounts from Anker, Samsung, Huawei, and more

We are just weeks away from seeing a slew of new smartphones from the likes of Google, OnePlus and more. In the meantime, you’re likely looking for some great deals to jump on, and we’ve got you covered.

Fortunately, you don’t have to wait for Labor Day or Black Friday for some incredible savings. In fact, there are plenty of items on sale on a regular basis.

Whether you are looking for a phone from a big-name player or some  [Read More…]

VPNSecure is currently 94% off

Banking information. Mortgage payment history. Your important documents. Nearly all of your life is online these days, and, while convenient, that can be scary. There are many people out there looking to act maliciously, and we need to be sure that is in the back of our brains at all times. While you can’t avoid using the internet (in most cases), you can ensure that it is a secure connection when you do use it.

VPNs have become more and  [Read More…]

3rd-generation Google Chromecast purchased at Best Buy weeks early

For better or worse, the design is staying exactly the same.

It’s been a hot minute (read, 3 years) since Google updated the Chromecast, but a recent FCC filing made it seem a new model was coming. If a redditor who managed to buy one early is to be believed, not only do we have a good look at the new model, we also have a date for its public release — and a better idea of when the  [Read More…]

Grab new tech from Solo NY, TENVIS, Samson, Handle Plus

It’s a really interesting time of year for smartphone fans. If you’re an early adopter of tech, the next couple of weeks will be a lot of fun. With multiple flagship handsets on the horizon, we’ll definitely be watching closely.

Now is also a great time to consider new gadgets to enhance the phone experience. You’ll surely want to pair that upcoming device with some accessories, right?

The Weekend Recommender is our chance to share some of the better tech items that  [Read More…]

10 years of Android: How the best mobile OS was made

You’ve come a long way, baby.

Step into the Wayback Machine and travel to October 2008, if you will.

I was with a small crowd of other folks at a Washington, D.C. T-Mobile store waiting in line to buy the T-Mobile G1. It was a phone that had a very limited release — in the U.S. only high-volume T-Mobile retail stores in areas with 3G deployments were selling them — and it was also a phone that  [Read More…]

Best wired headphones for Galaxy Note 9 users and audiophiles

The Galaxy Note 9 is one of the best phones in the market if you’re interested in wired audio. While the industry as a whole is gravitating to wireless audio, there are plenty of fantastic options available if you like plugging in your headphones. The Sony MDR-1AM2 stands out in this category for its incredible sound quality and comfortable fit.

Top pick Sony MDR-1AM2

The successor to the highly rated MDR-1A is here. The MDR-1AM2 comes  [Read More…]