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Pixel 3, Galaxy S10, and Verizon Unlimited (Episode 13)

It hasn’t been an incredibly smartphone space over the last few days but that doesn’t mean we don’t have things to talk about. In this episode, we chat more Google Pixel 3 rumors and even get started on the Samsung Galaxy S10. Also, Google Photos gains a web-based tool and Google Home learns a new trick. And, just before we got together, Verizon introduced new data plans.

Topics New Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL rumors | Source Verizon debuts  [Read More…]

The best LG G7 ThinQ cases you can find today

The recently announced LG G7 ThinQ is a compelling device. But, if experience has taught us anything, you need to protect your investment. Even the most well-built phones need some extra protection. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of great LG G7 ThinQ cases we think you should consider.

See Also: What’s the difference between LG G7 ThinQ, G6, and V35 ThinQ?

VRS Design Protective Armor

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Mophie Charge Stream Pad+: Why plug-in charging for smartphones may soon be obsolete

The Mophie pad+ delivers optimized wireless fast charge power to Samsung, Apple, and other Qi-enabled smartphones

Wireless charging has been a reality since 2015 when Samsung first introduced the technology as a basic option with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Since then, Qi wireless charging has achieved mainstream consumer adoption and is now found in most of today’s popular smartphones. Charging stations have also infiltrated airports, public venues, office buildings, restaurants, hotels, and even cars.

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Rymek mechanical keyboard is the retro tablet accessory you never knew you needed

Mechanical keyboards are all the rage right now. Just about everywhere we turn we find someone sharing their new mechanical keyboard; so popular are they that there’s an active Reddit community of some 275,000 subscribers.

We’re an Android site, and we talk about mobile tech. Why do we care about mechanical keyboards all of a sudden? Well, as it turns it, you can have a little bit of both worlds.

We recently learned about the Rymek retro-style mechanical keyboard with  [Read More…]

Moto Z3 Play vs. Moto Z2 Play: Should you upgrade?

Relax, you probably don’t need to upgrade just yet.

Earlier this month, Motorola refreshed its endurance-focused Z Play series with the Moto Z3 Play. While it’s more a mid-range device than a true flagship for the company (that title is likely reserved for the Moto Z3 or Moto Z3 Force), the Z3 Play brings some much-needed modernization to the design language we’ve seen for the last three years.

Last year’s Moto Z2 Play is still a great  [Read More…]

This is how the pop-up selfie camera works on the Vivo NEX

The Vivo NEX’s front-facing camera is one of the coolest things we’ve seen in years.

Vivo may not be that well-known here in the U.S., but on June 12, the company unveiled what’s easily one of the most interesting phones we’ve seen in 2018. The Vivo NEX is the closest we’ve gotten so far to a truly “bezel-less” smartphone, and to achieve this, Vivo did something awfully unique with the front-facing camera.

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Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 announced, coming to Best Buy on June 24

Samsung’s latest Chromebook will set you back $ 499.99.

The Samsung Chromebook Plus was one of the better grown-up Chromebooks of last year, and to follow up its success, we now have the Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2).

The V2 looks mostly the same compared to the 2017 Chromebook Plus, but there are a few important changes inside and out that should make it a much better experience for everyone — one of the most notable being the  [Read More…]

Hisense H9E Plus 4K Smart TV series with Android TV goes on sale in the US

Back at CES 2018, Hisense was one of the brands that announced a partnership with Google to bring the Android TV platform to an upcoming line of products. Now that line called the Hisense H9E Plus is available for purchase in the US.

There are two models to choose from:

Hisense H9E Plus with 55-inch display (55H9080E Plus) – starting at $ 648 Hisense H9E Plus with 65-inch display (65H9080E Plus) – starting at $ 998

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Verizon announces its third unlimited plan that costs $95/month

You can also mix and match unlimited plans on a family account.

On June 18, Verizon’s going to be shaking up its wireless plans once again. In addition to its Go Unlimited and Beyond Unlimited plans that are already available, June 18 will see the launch of the carrier’s third unlimited plan — Above Unlimited.

Above Unlimited will be Verizon’s most expensive yet at $ 95/month for one line, and for that price, you get “Premium Unlimited  [Read More…]

Bluedio A2 review: Stylish, affordable Bluetooth headphones with USB-C

Who said good-looking Bluetooth headphones with USB-C charging had to cost an arm and a leg?

USB-C has been around for years, and yet the vast majority of Bluetooth headphones still use older Micro-USB charging cables. Earbuds with USB-C charging have been slowly filtering in — like the OnePlus Bullets — but most over-ear headphones to offer USB-C charging have been in the wallet-scaring range — like the Bowers & Wilkins PX.

While Micro-USB cables are a  [Read More…]