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How is the Google Pixel XL holding up two years on?

How has the Pixel XL held up two years on from its release?

It’s been two years since Google shifted away from the Nexus line, ushering in a new era of Android flagships with the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. With the latest iteration of the Pixel lineup soon to be revealed, let’s take a look at the handset that set the course for Google’s current hardware path.

I returned to using the Pixel XL as my  [Read More…]

Google Titan vs. Yubikey 5: What’s different and which should you use?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We take online security seriously because it’s how we make a living. We know these products because we use these products.

Titan Security Key Bundle

Made by Google

$ 50 at Google

Pros Bluetooth capable Adapts for USB A and USB C Google Titan secure element Advanced phishing protection Cons Made in China Expensive NFC not enabled

Google’s Titan Security Key Bundle  [Read More…]

Which Android phones are compatible with the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro?

Best answer: Any Android phone running Android OS 4.4 (KitKat) or later, with 1.5GB of RAM is compatible with the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro.

Amazon: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro ($ 145)

Many modern Android phones can connect to Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro

If you have any of the big-name phones, like any of Google’s Pixels, every Samsung Galaxy S phone since the S3, LG’s latest, and so on, it’ll work with the  [Read More…]

When and where to buy the LG V40 ThinQ

LG announced their brand new V40 ThinQ with 5 cameras today. Following the tradition of previous V series phones, the V40 puts photography and videography at the forefront. The LG V40 uses all three cameras on the back to take three photos simultaneously. Whether you want a super wide shot, traditional view, or a 2X zoom the choice is yours.

LG also shows off their latest display technology with a 6.4-inch OLED screen debuting the notch for the first time  [Read More…]

LG V40 specs: 6.4-inch OLED display, 3300mAh battery, five cameras

Everything that’s inside.

The LG V40 doesn’t make a whole lot of changes from the G7 from earlier in the year, but where it does change it’s for the better. You get a larger display, larger battery, a couple spec changes and new camera hardware to look forward to it LG’s new V-series flagship.

Here’s everything you’ll find inside the LG V40.

Category Spec Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo Display 6.4-inch OLED, 3120×1440 (19.5:9)HDR10 Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon  [Read More…]

LG V40 ThinQ review: Five cameras aimed straight at Samsung

LG basically made its own version of a Galaxy S9+, and that may just be enough.

From the start, LG’s V series has been about content creation and offering more ways to capture the world around you. But over the years, the G and V series have to converged to the point where they’re nearly identical. Not unlike Samsung’s Galaxy S and Note lines (go figure), the G and V series are basically the same aside from  [Read More…]

Hot Take: What is LG doing the V40 ThinQ and W7? (Episode 30)

Join us as we sit down and discuss some of the hot tech topics out there today. The LG V40 ThinQ and Watch W7 were announced at an event in New York today and we explain what exactly the company is doing in today’s market and more.

What we talked about today LG officially launches the LG V40 ThinQ with five cameras and more LG also introduces the LG Watch W7 hybrid smartwatch More news Google Assistant redesign rolling  [Read More…]

LG Announces the Watch W7, Without Snapdragon 3100

Alongside the V40 ThinQ, LG announced their latest wearable, the LG Watch W7. This smartwatch is the successor to the previous LG Watch Urbane and is, of course, another Android Wear device by the company. The W7 features a first for Android Wear devices, and that is having 2 mechanical hands!

The hands are obviously the main selling point for the Watch W7, as some other specs are somewhat disappointing. With the mechanical hands, you can tell time even if  [Read More…]

How well does Adobe Premiere work on a Chromebook?

Lenovo Yoga Chromebook

Best answer: You cannot install and run Adobe Premiere Pro on a Chromebook, but you can download video editing apps from the Play Store. PowerDirector by CyberLink is a great option for Chromebooks.

Play Store: CyberLink PowerDirector (Free!)

No Premiere Pro

Unfortunately, Adobe hasn’t quite got round to developing Premiere Pro for Chrome OS and I doubt we’ll see it arrive anytime soon as Chromebooks are viewed as less powerful  [Read More…]

Microsoft will soon make accessing your Android phone on Windows 10 easy with app mirroring

Mirroring or accessing your Android phone’s screen is on your computer is nothing new. There have been ways to do this in the past with other apps on Windows. However, Microsoft is about to make this process a lot easier by building it directly into Windows 10.

Beginning with the October update you will be able to use the Your Phone app to sync your Android phone with your Windows 10 computer. This comes after Microsoft was forced to ultimately  [Read More…]