Archive for October, 2018


The best ebook reading apps for Android

Like to read a quick chapter during your morning commute? In that case, you’re probably carrying a Kindle with you every day. But to be fair, with smartphones getting bigger and bigger these days, you don’t even need a Kindle anymore.

Simply install an ebook reading app on your phone and get your ebooks on board your mobile, and you won’t have to carry two devices around.

So for this article, we’ve rounded up some of the best e-reading apps  [Read More…]

How to set custom ring tones with Zedge

Android is a flexible operating system that allows for tons of customizations. And one of the most common ways to add a personal touch to your smartphone is set your own ringtones.

On Android, this feature is readily available, and it’s actually very simple to use. Here’s how to do it using Zedge.

There are many third-party apps out there that offer custom ringtones. But Zedge is one of most well-known out there. The app not only lets you customize  [Read More…]

What’s the best place to buy the RED Hydrogen One?

Best answer: You can buy the Hydrogen One from AT&T, Verizon, or unlocked directly from RED, but only AT&T offers a bundle with two free movies optimized for 4V playback.

AT&T: RED Hydrogen One ($ 1295)

Carrier support

If you’re a cinema aficionado who just can’t resist the temptation of the RED brand name, the Hydrogen One is finally available to purchase starting this Friday, November 2nd. At a whopping $ 1295, it’s certainly not cheap,  [Read More…]

LG might announce a foldable smartphone at CES 2019

This won’t be LG’s first foray into foldable phones.

Even though we’re just about to start November, CES 2019 will be here before you know it. That means a ton of announcements for new phones, smart home gadgets, and plenty more. Among all of the big reveals, it’s now reported that LG will use the show to unveil its latest foldable smartphone.

Reliable tipster Evan Blass recently shared the following on Twitter:

I can’t speak  [Read More…]

Google Home Max vs. Sonos Play:5 — Which should you buy?

I have years of experience with Sonos and other connected speakers — I’ve said Hey Google almost more than my own kids’ names — so I know a thing or two when it comes to in-home audio.

Sonos Play:5

Stellar sound

$ 499 at Amazon

Pros Top-quality sound Stream from over 55 music services Easy multi-room streaming Cons Expensive No Bluetooth No voice control or smart features

The Sonos Play:5 is an amazing speaker with  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T vs. OnePlus 6: Should you upgrade?

OnePlus launches a new phone every six months, but with the company offering top-notch hardware on all of its devices, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to upgrade with each cycle. Here’s what you need to know if you’re already rocking the OnePlus 6 and are eyeing the 6T as a potential upgrade.

OnePlus 6T

Subtle upgrade

$ 549 at OnePlus

Pros Narrower cutout Larger 3700mAh battery In-display fingerprint sensor 128GB storage as standard Cons  [Read More…]

Red vs Blue (vs Green): How to pick an Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition

Most technology lives in a monotone world of monochromatic black, white, and steely grays, but Amazon knows that kids don’t tolerate any boring in their lives, and so the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition comes with a child-friendly bumper in one of three bright, bold colors. Now, the question is: which color is the best one for you?

I’m Blue, da ba dee da ba daa Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Blue

Blue is true, and  [Read More…]

Oukitel WP1 rugged phone has wireless charging, on sale now (Promoted)

On the market for a rugged smartphone that can take a beating? Well then you might be interested to know that the Oukitel WP1 is currently on sale at Banggood.

Until the end of October (and possibly beyond), the phone can be purchased for $ 159.99, down from the original $ 199.99 price tag. This will allow you to save 21% on your purchase.

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How to automate your morning routine with the Amazon Smart Plug

Alexa routines are incredibly powerful, and if you have an Amazon Smart Plug, integrating it into an existing routine is dead simple and a great way to make your mornings go even smoother. Here’s how to do it!

Products used in this guide Amazon: Amazon Smart Plug ($ 25) Amazon: Echo Dot (3rd Gen) ($ 50) How to use a Smart Plug with your morning routine

For this guide, we’re going to assume you already have an existing  [Read More…]

Find lost items using your voice with an Echo Dot and Tile tracker bundle

Attach Tile to your possessions and you’ll always be able to find them — just by asking.

If you are forgetful or regularly misplace things, you might want to invest in some Tile Bluetooth trackers and attach them to your valuables. Right now, Amazon is offering discounted bundles which include 4 Tiles along with its newest Echo Dot. The pairing may be odd at first glance, but if you do happen to misplace your items, you can  [Read More…]