Archive for October, 2019


Thrustmaster eSwap Pro controller review — too cheap to be this costly

The eSwap Pro could have been great, but terrible shortcuts hamper it.

When the Thrustmaster eSwap arrived for review, I was excited. As a game reviewer, I play a hellacious amount of video games, and I have been using the same DualShock controller for a long time now. My real controller love, though, is the Xbox One controller; it’s more comfortable and has the correct thumbstick layout.

So the Thrustmaster eSwap with its hot-swappable modules seemed like  [Read More…]

Simple Mobile Buyer’s Guide

Picking out the right wireless carrier isn’t all that difficult. After all, there are just a few names to choose from in the US, right? Hardly. For every one of the service providers you can name, we bet there are two others you don’t even know exist.

The Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) space is a crowded one and there’s plenty to consider. While they each have their own rate plans, terms, and features, they rely on the network infrastructure  [Read More…]

Crowdsource your phone bill with Visible’s new Party Pay option

The more, the merrier.

What you need to know Visible is launching a new Party Pay option that offers steep discounts for grouping up with friends. You can get a maximum of $ 15 off for a party of four. Each user retains their unlimited talk, text, hotspot, and data privileges on Verizon’s 4G network.

When we reviewed Visible’s $ 40 per month unlimited everything offering, we came away impressed. But if that $ 40 fee for  [Read More…]

Klipsch T5 Sport Review

Klipsch is an American company that has been making high-quality audio products since 1946. It started with loudspeakers but these days Klipsch is more well known for its lineup of home theater and personal audio products, such as the recent T5 series of headphones.

Recently, Klipsch sent me the T5 Sport headphones and let me try them out. Here are my thoughts after spending a few weeks with them.

Design

My initial reaction to the T5 Sport was, “how did  [Read More…]

Huawei’s upcoming Android tablet is an iPad Pro with a hole-punch display

It’s rumored to be called the “Huawei MatePad Pro.”

What you need to know A new Huawei tablet was leaked with a high-end design and camera punch-out. Twitter leaker Evan Blass claims it will be called the Huawei MatePad Pro. Huawei is currently forbidden from shipping Android devices with Google software and services.

Rumor site 91Mobiles has spotted renders of a new Huawei tablet that could sit at the high-end of Huawei’s mid-screen range. The tablet has  [Read More…]

Ready to finally learn QuickBooks? Start with this $29 bundle

Tax season might be months away but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be thinking about your finances. Keeping track of, and managing, your money isn’t necessarily easy but that doesn’t mean it has to be difficult.

Plenty of people turn to professionals for income taxes and managing their money. And what tools do those pros use? More often than not, businesses, startups, freelancers, and corporations are using QuickBooks.

We get it – you’ve heard of Quickbooks for years but you’ve  [Read More…]

Visible intros Party Pay for multiple line accounts

Digital carrier Visible on Thursday announced that it now offers service to customers with multiple lines.

While some service providers call them “family” plans or “shared” accounts, Visible terms its offering as Party Pay. It’s different from what other carriers do, too.

Forget about trying to split the bill or square up with a friend each month. Rather than having one person responsible for the bill, each member of the “Party” is billed separately. Moreover, you don’t have to worry  [Read More…]

These are some the best puzzle games you can play on PS4

Those looking to test their intelligence, problem solving, reflexes, and wit will find some of the best mind benders on PlayStation 4 below. Puzzles and platformers tend to go hand-in-hand in a lot of cases, so you’ll see a few on this list, along with games that are primarily puzzle-based.

★ Featured favorite Tetris Effect

Staff pick

You can teach an old dog new tricks! Or, you can still innovate on a decades old classic like Tetris.  [Read More…]

Elgato HD60S+ Capture Card review: A PS4 Pro streamer’s dream

The Elgato HD60S+ is the first external card from the company that allows 4K HDR pass-through, and it’s a dream for Xbox One X and PS4 Pro streamers. Here’s what you need to know.

The Elgato HD USB capture cards have long been one of the most convenient ways to stream and capture gameplay footage for console gamers. A simple in-line connection between your console and TV, the Elgato capture cards extract the data straight out of  [Read More…]

Motorola One Action now available in the U.S. for $350 or less

Save $ 50 off the retail price by ordering from Amazon or B&H Photo.

What you need to know The Motorola One Action is now officially available in the U.S. for purchase. It features a GoPro-like ultra-wide-angle camera on the back which can shoot horizontal videos even when held vertically. You can buy it for $ 300 (saving $ 50 on the MSRP) if you pick it up right now from Amazon or B&H Photo.

Pre-orders for  [Read More…]