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Google Aero is a hyperlocal food delivery and home services app for India

Google is now targeting the hyperlocal segment with Aero.

Google has launched several India-specific initiatives recently, including a data-friendly version of YouTube and free public Wi-Fi at train stations. The company is now setting its sights on the burgeoning hyperlocal segment with a new app called Aero.

Rather than competing with already-existing services, Google is positioning Aero as a place to find all available options from a multitude of service providers. For instance, if you’re looking  [Read More…]

Forestry review: Being a lumberjack has never been so fun

So far I haven’t found anyone chained to any trees…

This review is based on the Oculus Rift version of Forestry. It is also available for HTC Vive.

My tent is set up, my axes are sharpened, and I’m ready to get to work. Birds are chirping in the plentiful forest and the sun is shimmering off the nearby lake. It’s peaceful here, but that peace is about to be destroyed by my cliche announcements of  [Read More…]

Dual-camera Bluboo D1 gets unboxed on eve of launch

Recently we’ve heard a lot of buzz about the upcoming Bluboo D1 smartphone. Now, thanks to an official video from the phone maker, we can finally see how the devices looks fresh out of the box. If there’s one reason to give the Bluboo D1 a look, it’s likely the affordable price point. Launching at only […]

Why I’ll only drink coffee from this $150, Android-connected mug

Only peasants drink coffee from a mug that doesn’t have its own battery and heating element — to say nothing of not having Bluetooth and an app an upgradable firmware, right? RIGHT?

How much would you pay to keep your coffee hot for up to two hours? If you said $ 150 — well you’re a little crazy. But that’s what I spent on the Ember Mug. (OK, I spent more than that. I’ll explain in a minute.)

Here’s  [Read More…]

Limited time sale sees AliExpress offering Ulefone Power 2 for $169.99

Online retailer AliExpress is running a limited-time promotion which puts the Ulefone Power 2 as low as $ 169.99. Starting from April 12, there will be 500 coupons worth USD $ 10 each which can be applied to the recently released phone. Already sold at a discounted price of $ 179.99, the Power 2 comes with a gift […]

Google Photos gains video stabilization option in latest update

If you hate shaky videos as much as we do, then you’ll be glad to know that Google has added video stabilization to Google Photos through the app’s latest 2.13 update. The video stabilization feature can be accessed from the Albums page. Find a video and tap on it, then hit the pencil icon (edit) […]

Degoo Ultimate: 2TB of lifetime backups for only $59.99 (Deal of the Day)

Here’s a question for you: what do you do with all of your downloaded music, pictures, documents, and other media? Chances are good you are backing some of that up either automatically or manually. And, if you’re like a lot of Android users, you’re probably tapping into Google Drive for help. What happens, though, when […]

Even Kickstarter success stories are sick of nonsense campaigns

It seems like everyone has had a bad Kickstarter experience these days.

The core idea behind Kickstarter, where a great idea can become reality with support from people outside of your average sphere of influence, is amazing. We’ve seen tremendous success stories come from the crowdfunding site and its clones, but more often than not what you hear about are the failures. Things that sounded amazing but were terrible when it shipped, things that promised to ship  [Read More…]

Oniri Islands: Children of the River is a wondrous adventure (App Preview)

During my time at this year’s Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, I came across a lot of new and interesting Android games and apps from both popular developers and new studios alike. There was one game that stood out to me the most, however, due to its unique concept and excellent execution. Oniri Islands: […]

Replace your basic thermostat with Nest’s Smart Learning Thermostat for $219

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time making the Nest thermostat even more affordable!

If you’re tired of the crazy weather patterns and walking into a house that is the wrong temperature, you need to get a smart thermostat now. The ability to control the temperature in your home from anywhere using your smartphone is amazing, and right now you can save on Nest’s Smart Learning Thermostat. Several retailers have dropped its price down to  [Read More…]