Category: Android News


The best phones you can buy at Boost Mobile — what’s available?

Not everyone wants, or needs, a smartphone plan from a tier-one wireless provider. In fact, a lot of us are content with going through a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) just so long as the phone works where needed.

Boost Mobile is an MVNO which operates on Sprint’s network. In essence, everywhere you can you Sprint, you can use Boost. The rate plans are different, and there might not be the full set of features and options, but few may  [Read More…]

Here’s where you can pre-order the LG V40, and how much it’ll cost

Here’s how much you can expect to pay for LG’s latest.

LG’s going for the extreme high end of the market with the V40, and unlike the G7 earlier this year it has the support of all major U.S. carriers to do it. The V40 starts at $ 900, which puts it at the absolute top of the range for most people, so carrier financing plans are going to be key to get this phone out the  [Read More…]

Can the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro help me lose weight?

Best answer: Through various built-in and third-party exercise apps, as well as third-party nutrition tracking apps, the Gear Fit2 Pro can help you track all of your progress, from start to goal weight.

Amazon: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro ($ 195)

The Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro can help track all your exercise and nutrition progress

With a host of third-party apps to try — over 3,000, in fact — there are myriad ways  [Read More…]

Amazon intros $50 Fire TV Stick 4K, Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon on Wednesday announced its Fire TV Stick 4K, the company’s most powerful streaming media stick to date. Moreover, it introduced the Alexa Voice Remote, which is included with the Fire TV Stick 4K; the bundle retails for $ 49.99.

As the name implies, the Fire TV Stick 4K gains 4K video streaming capabilities. Moreover, it is the first streaming media stick available with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. Comprised of a stick that plugs into your HDMI port and  [Read More…]

Ultimate Six Sigma & Lean Six Sigma Online Masterclass, just $59

Whether you or your business wants to build better software, assemble a more streamlined organization, or simply launch new projects off the ground, it takes a deep understanding of project management. Ideas are one thing; execution is another.

Our Deals Store is offering a six-course bundle of training aimed at educating in the space of management, organization, goal setting, and production. In other words, it’s all you need to prep for Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma.

Discover the Power  [Read More…]

Best Alternatives to the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

If you’re looking for a fitness tracker that doubles as a smartwatch, there are plenty of options other than the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro. In fact, there are probably many better options available to you, some of them for even less. For example, the Fitbit Versa is Fitbit’s latest smartwatch/tracker and features tons of apps and Fitbit’s excellent tracking capabilities.

Our pick

Fitbit Versa

The Fitbit Versa is a great-looking, fitness-focused smartwatch that features all the awesomeness  [Read More…]

Which smart speakers work with Amazon Music Unlimited?

Best answer: Amazon Music Unlimited is supported on all Amazon Alexa-enabled devices, as well as certain third-party speakers from Sonos, Bose, HEOS, Bluesound, and Play-Fi.

Amazon: Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen) ($ 150)

Alexa-enabled speakers are your best option for Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon Music Unlimited is a subscription service that gives you access to tens of millions of songs, as well as playlists and personalized “radio” stations. Of course, your best  [Read More…]

Transform your home with the $100 SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit

See what your home is sensing.

The Samsung SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit is on sale for $ 99.99 on Amazon. This kit normally sells for around $ 200 and sometimes drops to $ 150. This sale for $ 100 is the best we have ever seen and was only matched once before – on Amazon’s Prime Day back in July.

This kit includes the SmartThings Hub, but it is worth noting there’s a newer generation of the  [Read More…]

The Amazon Fire TV 4K Pendant is no more

The Amazon Fire TV 4K (aka the Amazon Fire TV pendant or Amazon Fire TV Gen. 3) is now out of production and won’t be replenished, Amazon tells us.

It was a cool design while it lasted.

Amazon has confirmed to CordCutters.com that the 2017 model of the Fire TV — also known as the Fire TV Gen. 3, or the Fire TV 4K, or the Fire TV pendant — has reached end-of-life status. No more are being  [Read More…]

One thing Amazon absolutely fixed with the new Fire TV Alexa Voice Remote

The previous Amazon Fire TV Voice Remote was lacking any sort of volume or power controls. The new Alexa Voice Remote rectifies that.

Wherein we commend Amazon for doing what we wanted it to do months ago.

You had to know it was coming. The only real question is why it took so long.

Amazon has announced a new Fire TV Voice Remote. And unlike every other remote control it’s released until now (OK, that’s  [Read More…]