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How to install the newest Android O beta on your Nexus or Pixel phone the easy way

As many of you likely know, Google is in the midst of releasing its next version of Android to the public. Known only as the “O” release today, it’s currently offered as a beta update to users who own select models of smartphones. Those of you who like to be up on things as soon […]

Google finally matching in-store purchases to online activity, vastly raising value of ads

Keeping track of in-store purchases is the final step of measuring effectiveness of online ads.

Google is finally figuring out how to close the most precious link in the loop of online advertising: knowing when someone makes an in-store purchase in response to an online ad. Google has announced that it will begin using data from billions of credit and debit card transactions, matching the data to its anonymized profiles of Google users to whom it serves ads online.

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Sky Dancer: A Temple Run-style game for all the dreamers out there (Review)

Overview Endless runner-style games aren’t a novelty, but the poetically named Sky Dancer manages to distinguish itself from the slew of Temple Run alternatives out there. Not only does Sky Dancer provide gamers with challenging gameplay, but it also creates a unique atmosphere thanks to its beautiful graphics and immersive music. Did I get your […]

Google announces the fourth class of its Launchpad Accelerator program

Startups from a variety of regions will convene later this summer at Google’s headquarters in San Francisco.

Google’s Launchpad Accelerator program is a boon for those smaller startups and development teams in parts of the world where Silicon Valley doesn’t have as much reach. The company has announced that it’s officially solidified its fourth-round roster to learn and work alongside a bevy of Google mentors in its San Francisco offices later this summer. Beginning July 17, Google will assist the  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear S3 Classic with LTE landing at AT&T on May 26

A few months back Samsung unveiled a LTE equipped version of its Gear S3 Classic smartwatch in South Korea. The product was said to also launch on the US market via three major carriers including Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. Now AT&T just confirmed it will start selling the LTE-equipped variant of the Gear S3 smartwatch […]

HTC U11 hands-on: MrMobile’s new squeeze

By now you’ve seen the HTC U11 hands-on treatment: the smudge-prone but beautiful backplate; the conventional face; the interface that reacts to a squeeze as well as a swipe. But thanks to some canceled flights and some overzealous NYC security guards (long story) I got to spend a little longer with the HTC U11 than I might have, and as a result I was able to produce a slightly more in-depth hands-on than would otherwise be possible. That’s thanks  [Read More…]

The Xiaomi Mi Band 2 offers a heart rate sensor at a super price

Looking for an affordable wearable to help you track your physical activities? Have you considered getting the Xiaomi Mi Band 2? Xiaomi is known for selling affordable products and its wearables are no exception. Actually, GearBest is hosting a promotion right now, which allows users to grab the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 at a super […]

How to prepare your Galaxy S8 for Google Daydream

The countdown to Daydream with a Galaxy S8 has begun, are you ready?

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will soon be the only phone capable of using both forms of high quality mobile VR, so if you’ve been eager to see if the grass really is greener on the other side you’ll soon be able to see for yourself.

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This gorgeous Pokemon watch will cost you an arm and a leg

Do you find smartwatches dull? How about an analog watch that can attest your love for tech? Swiss watchmaker Romain Jerome has something you might find quite interesting. The timepiece maker has created the epitome of Pokemon merchandise – a super expensive luxury watch called the Tourbillion Pokemon. And listen to this, the product is […]

Fixing Play Music: How Google can improve its streaming music service

How can Google Play Music improve? Let us count the ways…

I’m not exaggerating when I say this: Google Play Music is the first app I use every morning and it is the last thing I see before I put my phone to sleep at night. And no, that’s not just because Google Play Music is my alarm clock. Music is what keeps me sane during chaotic work days, and it’s what cheers me up when life  [Read More…]