Category: Android News


What is ARCore and what can you do with 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…]

Instagram announces IGTV — a new app for watching long-form videos

IGTV content will also be sprinkled throughout the main Instagram app.

On June 20, Instagram announced its next big addition to the popular photo and video-centric social network — IGTV.

IGTV is Instagram’s big push into the world of long-form video content, and while you can already create and consume videos on Instagram through Stories and regular posts, these are all limited to just a few seconds. With IGTV, videos can be a max of 60-minutes-long.

Videos  [Read More…]

PullTube : Download online videos and playlists

You can’t always rely on your internet or data connection to be ready or strong enough to handle that proverbial trip down the rabbit hole of YouTube. That’s why you might want to consider downloading videos ahead of time.

We’ve got a tool in our Deals Store designed specifically for the task. Not only is it a smart and proactive move, but it also gives you added flexibility and features, too.

Called PullTube, you can essentially download your favorite video content  [Read More…]

Pixel 3 rumors: Everything we think we know about Google’s next phone

If history is an indicator, Google will launch its next generation of smartphones later this fall. With so much time between now and then, there’s plenty of opportunity to learn more about the presumed Pixel 3 and its counterpart, the Pixel 3 XL. To help keep track of everything, we’ve gathered up all of the Pixel 3 rumors we could find.

Let’s take a look at what should be in store for the pair of phones, shall we?

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What’s new on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and Hulu in July 2018

Iliza Shlesinger’s “Elder Millennial” special hits Netflix in July. (Image credit: Netflix)

The best of the streaming giants is yet to come.

So you’re looking for some way to avoid the outdoors. To instead waste away your summer inside, watching the very best that the streaming services have to offer. We feel ya. It’s just too damn hot out there. And there are bugs. And ultraviolet rays shooting through the sky at the  [Read More…]

Metro: Exodus for PlayStation 4 – Hands-on impressions from E3 2018

Metro: Exodus promises freedom of choice and a challenge of a scavenging system, but it’s hard to get a good grasp of it from one demo

After several years of silence, Metro: Exodus reemerged from its nuclear bunker and is ready to continue the story originally conceived in the novels of Dmitry Glukhovsky. Its trailers have thus far promised a challenging scavenging and crafting system needed to fuel the game’s combat, but there’s far more to it  [Read More…]

Amazon Cloud Cam vs. Nest Cam IQ: Is Nest’s best worth three times as much?

AI features are great, but a low price can be even better.

It seems like every brand is trying its hand at the connected security camera game these days, from longtime accessory brands like Belkin and Logitech to more smart home-focused companies like Nest, and now even Amazon. The new Amazon Cloud Cam offers many of the same features you’ll find on industry-leading smart cameras, all at a much more affordable price.

At just $ 119.99, the  [Read More…]

AMC announces Stubs A-List, its new $20 subscription movie pass

Includes IMAX, Dolby Cinema, RealD 3D, Prime and BigD formats.

AMC has announced Stubs A-List, it’s subscription movie service that allows movie lovers to see multiple movies per week for one flat monthly cost. The service, which will cost $ 19.95 per month, gets you access to the very best of AMC up to 3 times per week, including multiple movies per day and repeat visits to already-seen movies.

You’ll be able to use it at all AMC locations,  [Read More…]

Amazon now gives you up to $35 off a Fire TV Cube if you trade in a Roku or Chromecast

A few weeks ago Amazon unveiled the Fire TV Cube. A cross-breed between its popular Echo speaker and a Fire TV, the device aims to unite your smart home and media consumption under one all-encompassing Amazon device.

Amazon opened pre-orders for the device, which costs $ 120, earlier this month. Shipping is expected to start tomorrow. But if you haven’t ordered your Fire TV Cube yet, you might be interested to know that Amazon is currently offering a pretty sweet  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 in Sunrise Gold will go on sale in the US on June 24

Summer is officially upon us and to celebrate Samsung just announced a new Galaxy S9 color version in the US.

It’s called Sunrise Gold and will go on sale exclusively at Best Buy and Samsung.com come June 24. Both the Galaxy S9 and its larger brother, the Galaxy S9+ will get the new paint job treatment. Previously US customers could only get the Galaxy S9 in Midnight Black, Coral Blue and Lilac Purple.

We should highlight that the Sunrise Gold  [Read More…]