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LG expands Google Assistant across its smart device portfolio

LG manufactures a wide range of devices, many of which are connected or smart. LG today has announced that almost 87 of its Wi-Fi connected LG smart home appliances are now compatible with Google Assistant. Including washing machines and dryers, refrigerators, ovens, dishwashers, vacuums, and air purifiers, customers are now able to hook their appliances […]

Emogi for Gboard brings thousands of animated stickers to Android

Thousands of new animated stickers are now at your disposal with Emogi for Gboard.

Virtual keyboards have come a long way since the days of mourning over the loss of their physical counterparts, and one of the best ones on the market is Google’s Gboard. There’s already no shortage of emojis or GIFs to choose from within Gboard by default, but a new addition from Emogi is now adding thousands of animated  [Read More…]

How to set up Samsung Pay on your Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Pay is the most robust mobile payments solution available today.

Samsung Pay is one of the easiest ways to pay with your phone at thousands of retail stores. The service supports both NFC (Near Field Communication) and MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission), which means it’ll work with NFC-enabled payment systems as well as older card readers. MST effectively mimics a card swipe action, allowing you to use Samsung Pay anywhere.

Setting up Samsung Pay is easy, and  [Read More…]

These are the 9 thinnest cases we could find for Galaxy S8

What’s the thinnest Galaxy S8 case?

You wanna protect your Galaxy S8 a bit, but cases make it look a li’l plump. Here are the thinnest cases we could find!

1. Impossibly thin

Impossible? Yeah! “Air Skin”? Like pudding skin? Sure, we’ll bite. You can find it for around $ 10.

2. Awwww mSnap!

Give your S8 a “Maxboost” (see what I did there?) with this thin’un. Only $ 10.

3. Thinness out the Ying  [Read More…]

Free up your outlets with this $33 Aukey power strip

This trash can-looking power strip gives you access to plenty of ports and outlets for all your charging needs!

The Aukey vertical power strip with 12 outlets and 6 USB ports is down to $ 33.19 with code AUKEYPS4 on Amazon. It has a street price of $ 40 and hasn’t sold lower than that through a direct price drop.

As far as power strips go, this is one fancy-looking doodad. I love the look of it.  [Read More…]

The LG V30 has an amazing camera, but it won’t make you a great photographer

7,000 miles from home is no place to realize that you’re a bad photographer with no real knowledge of photography.

Five years ago, I was flown to Seoul to cover the launch of a brand new smartphone line. Business class, on Korean Air. In my gear bag was a brand new, full-frame DSLR. It cost well over $ 1,000 and was a pretty big step up from the prosumer model I’d been using pretty well until then.

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Material Design UI and new features coming soon to Gmail on web

Gmail on the web will soon get upgraded with a new UI, Smart Replies, email snoozing, and more.

Back in May, Google hosted a NEXT Live EMEA event to talk about new features coming to Google Cloud and G Suite. A lot of information was spewed out at the event, and one announcement that slipped under our radar has to do with a few new additions that are coming to Gmail.

First thing’s first, the most noticeable upgrade for  [Read More…]

Bose made a speaker you can wear around your neck

We’re stepping into the next era of wearable devices or at least Bose is. The sound specialist just unveiled an unusual but highly portable speaker called the SoundWear Companion which can be worn around the neck. Music fans would normally go for a pair of headphones or earbuds, but if you’d like to be more […]

The NIFTY Mobile Charger is the smartest battery pack you’ll ever buy

This NIFTY battery pack sure lives up to its name, but can its slick design justify the price?

Battery packs are essential phone accessories these days. We rely on our phones to do so much, and heavy phone users often can’t rely on their phone’s internal battery to get them through a full day without a recharge along the way.

Furthermore, few battery packs offer the same functionality and features, making it sometimes confusing as to which  [Read More…]

LG X Venture brings its ruggedness to US Cellular

We recently included the LG X Venture in our list of best rugged phones you can buy right now. Up until now, the handset was available only with AT&T, but starting this week those interested in acquiring a rugged phone can buy the LG X Venture from US Cellular, as well. US Cellular even offers […]