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LG’s “ThinQ” branding comes to the Verizon V30

Verizon has started rolling out an update to the LG V30, which includes the same “ThinQ” branding that will be coming to LG’s 2018 flagship device.

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Where to buy a used PlayStation VR headset

VR is expensive. Buying used might be the solution.

What to consider before buying a used VR headset Do you have everything that’s required? Cleanliness

Let’s just get right to it: Buying a used VR headset is somewhat akin to buying a used pair of headphones. It’s been tight against someone’s face and they’ve likely sweat into it with perhaps an eye goober or two has slipped into the mix. So, firstly, you need to be OK with that.

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Alphabet Q1 2018 earnings: $31 billion revenue leads to $7 billion income

First quarter sees strong double-digit growth overall, with advertising driving a bulk of the business.

Alphabet, the parent company comprised of Google and various other subsidiaries, has just released its Q1 2018 earnings. The top-level numbers are strong: $ 31.1 billion in revenue, leading to $ 7 billion in operating income for the three months. Those numbers are increases of 26% and 22% over the previous year, respectively, and earnings per share were $ 13.53. In short,  [Read More…]

Cricket Unlimited rate plans get renamed and clarified

The AT&T branded prepaid carrier simplifies its Cricket unlimited data plan offerings for customers. Although slightly different from each other, both include similar features.

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Sandiego Inc. review – a very simplistic and not very challenging detective game

Sandiego Inc. wants to be a modern Carmen Sandiego alternative. Sadly, the game is not as challenging or as interesting as the original.

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Amazon might sell an Alexa robot in 2019

Employees are said to begin testing the robot later this year.

In just four short years, Amazon’s turned Alexa into a household staple for millions of people across the world. The virtual assistant can already help users out with various questions and commands in its current form, but now it’s reported that Amazon will be taking things a step further by creating an in-home robot.

According to Bloomberg, Amazon’s Lab 126 – the same team behind Echo  [Read More…]

Every Galaxy S9 and S9+ Case We Could Find

We’re sure you’ll find a case you absolutely love!

It’s your choice whether to get a case for your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+. Some people hate to cover up the sleek design of a brand new phone with a hunk of ugly plastic — we get that.

But there are so many cool cases out there that can be as thin as paper, clear as a window, or rugged and designed to survive the harshest conditions.  [Read More…]

OnePlus’ latest design choice is leaving fans frustrated

OnePlus seemingly copied the iPhone 7’s design and now they’re incorporating another design element that Apple uses. Click here to find out what it is.

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Development of eSIM tech halted thanks to legal feud with Verizon and AT&T

The Justice Department’s been conducting an investigation since February.

Trying to switch carriers is a royal pain the butt, and it was recently discovered that Verizon and AT&T are trying to make this process even more difficult. According to a report from The New York Times, the two carriers are under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for working with GSMA to develop a technology that’ll allow them to lock eSIMs to their networks.

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UE Blast Wireless Speaker Review – Does it blast away the Boom?

We’ve anticipated how Ultimate Ears would follow up its highly successful Boom 2 Bluetooth speaker. The Blast introduces a new series and up-to-date speaker control, with WiFi smarts backed by Amazon’s popular Alexa virtual assistant.

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