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New Tag Heuer smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0 due out in May

The smartwatch market is going down the drain, but maybe there’s a way to save it from drowning. Lots of people have been saying smartwatches aren’t stylish enough, but that’s not exactly true. Huawei designed a pretty sleek intelligent timepiece and designer Michael Kors is tempting fashionistas with a few models. So what’s the next

How to change the default launcher on the Huawei Mate 9 and EMUI 5.0

How do I get rid of the launcher on my EMUI 5.0 phone? Easily!

The Huawei Mate 9 comes with its own pretty good launcher — though it helps to add an app drawer — but if you prefer something different, as many people do, it’s easy to change.

The phone ships with EMUI 5.0, which is a big update over what shipped on older Huawei devices, but there are still too many menus. In particular, it’s  [Read More…]

Here are the best deals from Amazon’s Great Indian Sale

Amazon India kicks off first major sale of 2017.

Amazon’s Great Indian Sale is now live, with the three-day sale event featuring thousands of discounted items across categories. The Moto G4 series is on sale, as is Lenovo’s Phab 2 Plus and Samsung’s On7 Pro. The Z2 Plus has picked up a permanent price cut, and Amazon is using the sale to promote the device.

Phones Moto G4 Plus – 2GB RAM/16GB storage – ₹11,499 –  [Read More…]

Don’t miss out on this smart plug for its lowest price yet!

Right now you can pick up one of TP Link’s smart plugs for just $ 35, its lowest price yet. If you’re looking to make your house or apartment a bit smarter, this is the perfect way to get started or add to your existing setup. From being able to schedule when the power at the outlet goes on and off to having remote access to it, this is an awesome way to make things work better for you.

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Star Wars: Force Arena Tips and Tricks

How to dominate your opponents in Star Wars: Force Arena.

So you’ve got the game, you’ve read through our Beginner’s Guide, and you’re working to upgrading your favorite cards. Now it’s time to talk a little strategy!

We’ve got some tips and tricks that will help you to go from a young Padawan to a legendary Jedi Master — or a Sith Lord if that’s more your thing.

It all starts with picking the right Leader

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How to stop Google Play from automatically adding new icons to your home screen

App shortcuts are great, but can quickly overwhelm your home screens.

There’s nothing worse than getting overwhelmed on a new device, but thanks to one pesky setting in Google Play Store, while you’re installing all your apps on your new Android phone you might go into Google Play with an empty home screen and come out to find it completely covered with apps. It’s a bit annoying if you’re not the type to put every app you  [Read More…]

The Belkin Wemo Mini makes your home that much smarter

A question your friendly neighborhood Modern Dad gets a lot is this: Are connected lights worth it? Sure. But there’s a great alternative.

And that alternative is a smart outlet. And we’ve got a brand new one here from Belkin, called the WeMo Mini.

Here’s the gist: It’s a power outlet that, uh, plugs into your power outlet.

[CUE XHIBIT YO DAWG MEME.]

It also plugs into your router, which is how it gets smart. Well, as smart  [Read More…]

U.S. carriers could begin Galaxy S7 Nougat update in early Feb

Nougat could hit GS7 units in the U.S. as early as February 8.

For millions of U.S. Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners, the alluring scent of Android 7.0 Nougat has been wafting through the window like a basket of freshly-baked cookies (sorry, so hungry) for a few weeks now — ever since the company released a beta version for a few (hundred) thousand people.

Canadians have also been looking forward to the same thing  [Read More…]

Samsung will reveal Galaxy Note 7 investigation findings on Jan 23

We will finally get a definitive statement from Samsung on the Note 7.

Samsung has announced that it will hold a press conference on January 23 in Seoul to reveal its findings after concluding an investigation into the Galaxy Note 7’s failure and recall. The findings will be a culmination of Samsung’s investigation over the past few months, as well as information from external organizations.

Not only will we learn what actually happened inside the Note  [Read More…]

VR experiences that work no matter what headset you own

Cross-platform games and apps are slowly being introduced to make them more accessible no matter what VR headset you own.

There are tons of amazing apps, games, and experiences just waiting for you to enjoy in VR. It can be frustrating when you find an awesome new game that isn’t available for your VR headset. That’s where cross-platform apps come in to make things easier for everyone. While there aren’t a ton of cross-platform apps that are  [Read More…]