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HTC U Ultra vs LG V20 (Smartphone Showdown)

Earlier this month, HTC unveiled the HTC U Ultra flagship in a bid to restore customers’ interest in the brand. HTC has been struggling to remain relevant for years now and the company’s latest “U” phone family hopes to spark some enthusiasm with Android fans. For this purpose HTC has mixed in a lot of

How to fix voice search problems on Gear VR

How do I enable voice search for my Gear VR?

When it comes to browsing the web in VR, Samsung has made it easier than most with the Samsung Internet app for Gear VR. The ability to surf the web and watching anything you come across is generally pretty easy, though reading isn’t always the best experience.

A key part of this experience is voice search, making it so you don’t have to type every character out  [Read More…]

Best legal add-ons for Kodi

Kodi has a ton of quality — and legal — content available.

Kodi is one of the easiest ways to cut the cord and say adios to your monthly cable bill. Formerly XMBC, Kodi is a front end that streams media. It’s also super easy to install on just about anything that runs Android. Even if it’s Android in name only, like Fire OS on the Amazon Fire TV stick. If it can install and run Android  [Read More…]

GeekBuying’s Chinese New Year’s sale has me throwing money at my screen

Are you looking to save a ton of money on a phone right now? Well, you may not realize it, but this is the perfect time of year to do just that. Most of the phones produced in the world are made in China and the Chinese New Year is about to hit (January 25)

Best apps for learning a language

Rosetta Stone delivers a solid foundation for learning a new language.

Best overall Learn languages: Rosetta Stone

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Rosetta Stone is already well known as a great way to begin learning a new language, but you may not have realized that it was available on your phone. With access to 28 different languages, a slow and steady pace that is great for building up your confidence, and optional live-tutoring, there is a reason  [Read More…]

Grab Case-Mate’s VR Viewer for just $21 today!

Curious about the virtual reality world and want to see what all the hype is about without spending a ton of money? If so, check out Case-Mate’s VR Viewer for a great starting point to view some awesome content. Right now you can pick up one of these Google Cardboard viewers for just $ 21.

Samsung Gear VR vs Google Daydream View: Which should you buy?

Which is better, Samsung Gear VR or Google Daydream View?

Discovering that your phone can act as the brain for a VR headset is pretty great. You drop the phone into a headset, strap that headset to your face, and suddenly you have access to hundreds of apps and videos all uniquely built for virtual reality. Transforming your phone into a pocket theater on the Moon, an arcade full of unique games, and a portal to see  [Read More…]

The Best Android Apps

Looking for the absolute best Android apps, utilities, and games, the Play Store has to offer? You’ve come to the right place!

There are a lot of Android apps out there, and we’ve rounded up the very best across each of the Play Store’s major categories. Keep in mind that these are our subjective choices, and are always welcome to hear about what you’re digging in the comments, so don’t be shy!

Best book & reference app  [Read More…]

The Pixel is selling out because Google finally got its ads right

The Pixel is off to a good, if not great, start.

Google’s Pixels made up 12.3% of activations at Verizon stores during the holiday quarter, a number that should make both companies very happy in the quest to unseat the dominance of Samsung and Apple.

According to data captured by several research firms and compiled by Bloomberg, Google reportedly sold 552,000 Pixels in the fourth quarter, which was higher than the company anticipated, and has made  [Read More…]

New Sonos CEO wants integrations with Google Assistant, Alexa

Ok, Google, crank up the tunes on Sonos.

Patrick Spence took the reins at Sonos weeks ago, and a memo obtained by The Verge he sent out to the company when he did makes it no secret where he wants Sonos to expand in the face of increased competition: digital assistant integration.

Many digital assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa directly compete with Sonos, and it’s not hard to see them chipping away at the  [Read More…]