Category: Android News


Why doesn’t PlayStation Classic come with an AC adapter?

Best answer: The PlayStation classic doesn’t have an AC adapter to keep the cost of the console down. It’s really the only thing to cut.

Best Buy Pre-order: PlayStation Classic ($ 99)

They need to keep the price below $ 99

The PlayStation Console is a beautiful thing. With 20 built-in games, two controllers, and a console that’s 45 percent smaller than the original, it’s a retro money-making machine. But to actually compete with Nintendo’s SNES  [Read More…]

Huawei’s Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are here and they are truly beastly

During a press event hosted today in London, Huawei unveiled its latest flagship Mate 20 series. We’re looking at two models, the standard Mate 20 which arrives with a tiny teardrop-shaped notch (aka dewdrop), and the more premium Mate 20 Pro which feature a regular-style notch.

The Mate series is Huawei’s answer to the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Google’s Pixel 3 XL. Both devices feature large screens and are packed with top tech.

The two models have a few  [Read More…]

Add powerful functions to your USB-C port with the $30 Anker 3-in-1 hub

Nothing you can’t do.

Anker’s 3-in-1 USB-C hub with Power Delivery is down to $ 29.99 with code ANKERCC8 on Amazon. That price is $ 10 off what it normally goes for, and we’ve never seen it drop this low directly.

Plug this adapter into the USB-C port on your MacBook, Chromebook, Dell XPS, or other device and you’ve got three new functions to work with. The hub adds a USB-C port with 60W Power Delivery and  [Read More…]

Gen 4 is live as Pokemon GO adds Sinnoh region

Heads up, trainers. It’s time to get out there and start collecting new Pokemon. Indeed, the Pokemon first discovered in the Sinnoh region have arrived in Pokemon GO. That’s right, the fourth wave of pocket monsters is rolling out as of now.

Open the game up today and you’ll find new shadows of Pokemon that you’ve yet to catch. Among them are Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup, plus a handful of others.

Not all of the Sinnoh guys are here yet  [Read More…]

Why multi-home support in Google Home matters to everyone

Home View is a beautiful sight to see, and multi-home support means we are so close to a dream my family had for years.

The new Home View experience that Google announced alongside the Google Home Hub made a lot of people cheer, myself included. This simplified, one-stop shop for smart home management and simplified controls was a complete godsend, and the moment that update rolled out to my Google Home app, I immediately dove in to  [Read More…]

A look at Corning, the company behind Gorilla Glass

There are many unsung heroes in the world of innovation. It’s full of companies helping bring us great technology on a daily basis, but many remain almost unnoticed. One such company is Corning. The “glass company” is being used in billions of smartphones, tablets, and even laptops but what do you really know about the 167-year-old institution? Allow me to help you get introduced and show you how they are used in current technology.

A Brief History Lesson

Corning was  [Read More…]

The new $130 Kindle Paperwhite comes with six months of unlimited reading

Curl up with a good E Ink display.

Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite e-reader is coming out at just the right time. The weather is getting cooler and you’re probably going to spend more time indoors, so why not curl up with your new e-reader and pick out something new to read?

The Paperwhite is Amazon’s most successful Kindle device, and like the old saying goes… if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The new version takes what  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Watch gets discounted in 42mm and 46mm sizes

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch is getting its first significant discount.

Amazon is now offering discounts on both the 42mm and 46mm versions of the Samsung Galaxy Watch. Both are the U.S. versions of the watches that come with a warranty. The 42mm is available in Midnight Black and Rose Gold colors, while the 46mm comes in Silver.

The Galaxy Watch is Samsung’s new flagship smartwatch, offering specs like a 1.15GHz dual-core processor, 768MB of RAM, and 4GB of built-in storage. Both  [Read More…]

Izzbie review: a new kind of VPN

Data security is a hot topic. We’ve seen leaks from massive companies like Google and Facebook recently where people have had their data publically exposed. Many people are also concerned about third-party companies and the government snooping on their traffic. Because of these issues, Virtual Private Networks or VPNs have never been more popular.

The way most VPNs work is by creating a secure tunnel from your computer or phone to the VPN service’s servers. Your data travels along that  [Read More…]

What is ARCore and which phones support it?

If you’ve been keeping up with tech companies lately, you’ll realize they’ve been focusing much of their attention in a few areas. The first being AI, of course, with the rise of smart assistants. The next attention areas are Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR and VR).

Within the bigger broader companies (e.g., Google and Apple), AR is being focused on more than VR. What exactly is AR, what is this ARCore/ARKit, and how will it impact your life. We’ll dive  [Read More…]