Category: Android News


Google’s changes to EU licensing could mean more expensive Androids

Appeal or not, Google’s making changes.

Google just announced it has filed an appeal with the European Commission (EC) following a $ 5 billion fine from July related to its licensing terms for Android and Google apps. The crux of the EC’s decision earlier this year was its opinion that Google was taking advantage of its position as a dominant operating system to be unfriendly to companies making Android devices. The EC took particular umbrage with Google’s  [Read More…]

Activate the Google Pixel 3 at Target to score a bonus $150 gift card

Heads up! This offer is set to last two days only.

Looking to get your hands on Google’s latest Pixel 3 device? Through October 20, Target is offering customers who activate a new Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL device in-store a bonus $ 150 Target gift card when you reserve the device online. While the device is not available for pre-order on Target’s website right now, you’ll be able to reserve your device there beginning October  [Read More…]

This $10 electronics travel organizer keeps all your cables close by

Get organized.

The Jelly Comb electronics and cables water-resistant travel organizer is down to $ 10.49 with code FLLDDV9Y on Amazon. The organizer normally sells around $ 14 or so. This code is only valid on the Black & Green version of this product.

The storage bag has two Nylon layers with enough space for all your cables, USB drives, chargers, mice, and more. It uses six elastic mesh segments, two mesh pockets, 12 elastic loops, one  [Read More…]

SimpliSafe smart video doorbell now available for $169

The doorbell supports 1080p video recording and has a 162-degree wide-angle lens.

Founded in 2006, SimpliSafe has become one of the best brands when it comes to home security solutions. On October 16, the company announced its first outdoor security solution in the form of the SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro.

The Video Doorbell Pro replaces your traditional doorbell and has a camera lens that can record in 1080p Full HD and capture a wide field of view  [Read More…]

Shuffle through your Spotify playlists offline with the new $86 Mighty Vibe

Listen up.

Mighty has introduced a new-and-improved way to listen to your Spotify playlists offline. Dubbed the Mighty Vibe, this $ 85.99 gadget is actually a new iteration of last year’s plain-old Mighty. Unfortunately, that model was littered with issues such as spotty connections, an unimpressive battery life, and inadequate playback. The new version improves on all of those issues, and brings those improvements to a nice little black, blue, or red package. As you’ll see on  [Read More…]

If you believe your phone is distracting you too much, check out Forest (Review)

We’ve all been in this situation: we need to get things done today. That easy for history class. That last piece of code to finish a ticket. That budget planning for the next vacation. But our phone is constantly nagging us about a post you commented on Facebook, or the likes you received on your Instagram post. Our high school friends keep writing on Telegram about the latest meme. Amazon is asking us to check the latest deals.

It is  [Read More…]

The new Analogue Mega Sg can play your old Sega cartridges on your new TV

Take me back.

Today Analogue announced its new Mega Sg console, which takes your old games and transforms them to high-resolution, high-fidelity, high-quality experiences on your modern TV. It connects simply via HDMI and can support more than 2,100 Sega Genesis, Mega Drive, and Master System cartridges.

The Mega Sg is a fantastic way to get some use out of the games you’ve saved from your childhood or picked up while thrifting. The console features original controller  [Read More…]

How to disable the microphone on the Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo lineup offers some of the most cost-effective and efficient products to enter the world of smart homes. However, there are times when you don’t want the microphone always listening — such as an Amazon event where they’re saying Alexa every 30 seconds, or figuring out where to bury a dead body — but turning off the microphone on an Amazon Echo is a single click away.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Echo Dot ($  [Read More…]

Boost your reading speeds and comprehension with this $19 bundle

There are a number of reasons to improve your reading speed and comprehension. For starters, it simply saves you time, and that’s something we can all appreciate. Moreover, retention and concentration go up when you’re a more efficient reader.

Did you know that you can improve your reading speed? Yep! Not only that, but you can lock away things in your brain and more easily recall them later on. This can help in all sorts of environments including school and  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3 XL vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Which should you buy?

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Google Pixel 3 XL

Pure Google

$ 899 at Best Buy

Pros Large, high-quality screen Great camera Dual selfie cameras Wireless charging Guaranteed software updates Cons No headphone jack Display notch

Google refreshed its hardware and jumped to a 6.3-inch 18.5:9 display. It’s not  [Read More…]