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These are all the phones Sony is launching in 2018

Here’s a look at Sony’s smartphone lineup for 2018.

Sony has an…interesting…position in the Android smartphone space. Sony produced some darn good phones in 2017, such as the Xperia XZ Premium and XZ1, but compared to handsets like the Galaxy S8, Pixel 2, and even the OnePlus 5T, Sony’s offerings usually fall flat in one area or another that hold them back from true greatness.

We’re just now getting started with 2018, but we’ve already got a  [Read More…]

Monument Valley is free on the Play Store in certain countries

The United States and Canada need not apply.

The first Monument Valley made its debut on Android in 2014, and despite its age, is still a ton of fun to play in 2018. Its sequel was finally released this past November so that fans could jump back into the beautiful puzzle-solving world, but if you’ve never experienced the magic that ustwo games created with Monument Valley, now might be the time to do it.

Spotted  [Read More…]

Best Magnetic Car Mounts for Samsung Galaxy Phones 2018

Yeah! Magnets!

It’s pretty much illegal anywhere you go to hold onto your phone while you drive, so your best bet is to get a great car mount. But certain mounts can be pretty tedious, and a great magnetic mount makes life so much easier when you’re getting in and out of the car. These are the best magnetic car mounts for your phone!

If your phone supports wireless charging, you’ll have to be careful where  [Read More…]

Best Android games for Chromebooks as of January 2018

These are the best Android games to play on your Chromebook!

When Google announced that Android apps would come to Chrome OS, the biggest focus was on productivity. With Play Store access, any Chromebook would be able to use Photoshop, Microsoft Word and other key services that people need to earn a living. But a less spoken-about benefit: it gives powerful Chromebooks the ability to play Android’s best games.

Playing games on a Chromebook has some advantages and disadvantages  [Read More…]

An essential guide to simplifying your living room setup

What’s the best tech for simplifying my living room setup?

There is so much great tech for entertaining these days that it can almost get overwhelming. If you’re not careful, your living room table can become overrun with remotes for your TV, cable box, surround sound system and streaming boxes. Stop the madness!

It’s time to simplify that setup by incorporating the latest technology to either replace those remotes with voice control, or scale everything down to  [Read More…]

Should I buy a Galaxy Note 8 or wait for the Galaxy S9+?

It’s the discussion we have every single year.

With Samsung’s continued strategy of launching both a Galaxy S flagship and a top-end Galaxy Note each year, it creates an odd middle ground for some people where they struggle with deciding to buy the latest Galaxy or wait for the new one just six months away. Right now we’re talking about the Galaxy Note 8, which has been out for over three months now, and the Galaxy S9+, expected to  [Read More…]

3 important steps for keeping your kids safe online in 2018

You don’t need to be afraid of your kids using the internet.

Surfing the internet is not in and of itself a dangerous act, but much like the chain letter emails of our forefathers, it can be easy to get lost when you’re inexperienced. Younger users tend to live in apps instead of the browser, but that doesn’t always guarantee safety. If you’re concerned about leaving your child unattended on the internet, we’ve got a few tips for  [Read More…]

Pixel 2 portrait mode now works on 2016 Pixel, Nexus 6P, and 5X

Available now as part of v7.3 of Camera NX.

It’s no secret that the Pixel 2 has an incredible camera, and one of its standout features is portrait mode. Google’s kept this locked to the Pixel 2 and likely won’t release it to other phones anytime soon, but thanks to the hard work of developer Charles Chow, you can now get portrait mode on your first-gen Pixel, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X.

If Chow’s name sounds familiar,  [Read More…]

Best Gaming Controllers for Amazon Fire TV

Gaming on your Amazon Fire TV? You have more controller options than you might think.

Looking to invite friends over for a multiplayer session on your Amazon Fire TV but not sure what controllers are compatible with it? Well, for starters you’re going to have an easier time connecting third-party controllers if your still rocking the first generation of Fire TV.

But worry not. We’ve broken out a list of some of your best controller options for  [Read More…]

Best To-Do Apps for Android of 2018

Keeping track of everything you need to get done is easy with these to-do apps!

We all have busy lives. Whether you’re trying to remember to hit the gym, grab that present for your coworker, and still make it to the doctor, keeping track of everything that needs to get done is sometimes easier said than done. That’s where these to-do apps come in, from tons of features to a pared-down UI there is something here for  [Read More…]