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Spigen Neo Hybrid case for Galaxy S7

A slim, two-piece case option for your Galaxy S7.

With enhanced shock-absorption, slim grip design, and dual-layered structure for extra protection, Spigen’s Neo Hybrid case for the Galaxy S7 seems like your phone’s perfect partner.

Let’s take a look at the overall style, features, and design to see what works with the Neo Hybrid, and what doesn’t.

Style Features Design The Bottom Line

Style

The first thing you’ll notice is the case’s  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Google In-and-Out

Google I/O, on the Google campus, where Google unveils all the new Google things…

So, there was this little thing out in California called Google I/O. Only a few small announcements: like Google taking on Amazon Echo, two new messaging apps, built-in VR for Android, apps that only download the parts you need as you need them, and a whole new smart assistant. Oh, and Android Wear 2.0 and Android apps on Chrome OS, which is  [Read More…]

Essential accessories for Nextbit Robin

Gear up your Nextbit Robin with some must-have accessories.

While there aren’t a lot of accessories on the market yet for the Nextbit Robin, we’ve rounded up a few items that we think every Robin owner should have.

Universal 15 W USB Type-C charger Fosmon Dura-T Ultra Slim Fit case dbrand Nextbit Robin skins Atill Bluetooth earbuds Nextbit tempered glass screen protector Eco-Fused 12 piece microfiber cleaning cloths

Universal 15 W USB Type-C charger

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Allo Messenger is a big deal for Google’s mobile-first strategy

In a mobile-first future, Allo may not be revolutionary, but it is a big deal nonetheless.

In recent years, Google has released no fewer than eight ways to communicate with friends and family. From the heady, Jabber-powered simplicity of Google Talk to the bulging interior of Google+ Messenger to the most recent volley, Hangouts, to say Google has struggled to capture market share in the effervescent messaging space is an understatement.

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Spigen Neo Hybrid Crystal for the Galaxy S7

Go Neo Hybrid for that soft, grippy feeling with solid protection.

If you’ve ever seen a Galaxy S7 that’s been dropped on its edge or corner, then you know why you should have a case on yours (hint: it ain’t pretty).

We went hands-on with the Spigen Neo Hybrid Crystal to to see whether this case is right for your S7, based on your needs. We’ll break things down for you in terms of style, features,  [Read More…]

Oculus Rift update blocks third-party app that ported its VR games to HTC Vive [Update]

Oculus released a software update to its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset this week that blocks the use of Revive, a third-party app that allowed for the porting of exclusive Rift VR titles to the rival HTC Vive headset.

The third-party app was launched in April. After its release, one of Revive’s developers “CrossVR”, posted on Reddit that the software update for the Rift that was released on Friday now includes a new check to see  [Read More…]

Google I/O Day 3 video roundup — political data, ATAP, and security for all

Take a deep dive into the topics that matter.

Google’s three-day developer festival has been a massive success, due in no small part to the sheer volume of knowledge the company has stuffed into the Shoreline Amphitheater and its surrounding tent spaces. Not every session was livestreamed this year, and even if they were it’d be impossible to watch them all at the same time. Not to worry, every session was  [Read More…]

AUKEY’s Bluetooth sport headphones are a great option under $30 (review)

Bluetooth headphones have become extremely affordable over the past year. The old saying “you get what you pay for” doesn’t quite mean what it used to when it comes to audio products these days. AUKEY is a reputable company that makes a wide range of high-quality accessories for your mobile devices. I have been fortunate

U.S. Android Wear owners can save 20% off MODE watchbands until June 20

The Google Store is offering a promotion for U.S. Android Wear owners. Until June 20, they can save 20% off MODE bands for their watches.

In case you are unfamiliar with the MODE watchbands, they were first introduced in April and allow owners to quickly detach and re-attach them to their smartwatches. This is due to the band’s design, which puts the loading pin on the watch, and a switch on the band to lock it  [Read More…]

Penguin Run, Cartoon: A simple, addicting game for all (Review)

“Everything Should Be Made as Simple as Possible, But Not Simpler.” – Albert Einstein Overview Maybe quoting Einstein is a bit much, but it does not get simpler than this game. Penguin Run, Cartoon, a fun little game where you tap the screen to avoid obstacles or to eat fish, bewilders you by its simplistic