Tag Archive: 2018


Sonos files to go public, expected to make $1 billion in revenue in 2018

The company plans on raising as much as $ 100 million for its IPO.

On Friday morning, July 6, Sonos officially filed to become a publically traded company.

Sonos will be traded on Nasdaq as SONO and plans on raising as much as $ 100 million leading up to its IPO (initial public offering). However, as noted by MarketWatch, “that amount was estimated as a placeholder amount.”

As for Sonos’s performance, things are looking good for the  [Read More…]

The best 2017 phones to purchase in 2018

Newer isn’t always better. While we as consumers always think that the newest model may have the most features, best build quality, and that cool factor, that isn’t always true. That’s especially the case in smartphones. While new phones are great, there are still a ton of 2017 phones that we’d recommend well into 2018. Here’s a list of some of the best.

Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2 XL

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Best Cases for Nokia 2 in 2018

Protect your phone with the best available options

Now that you have your Nokia 2 you want to make sure it’s protected. Another bonus when looking for phone cases is to see if it has the ability to serve as a useful tool for your daily life as well. Sometimes that means sacrificing a bit of the extra protection you might get with other cases, but that is worth it to some of us.

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Samsung forecasts dip in Q2 2018 profits following weak smartphone sales

Samsung is still making boatloads of money, but profits don’t quite match up to previous quarters.

Samsung announced record earnings for four straight quarters, but that streak is about to come to an end. In its Q2 2018 earnings guidance, Samsung is forecasting an operating profit of $ 13.2 billion (14.8 trillion won), up 5% from the same period a year ago.

Overall revenue at $ 51.7 billion (58 trillion won) is less than the $ 54.8  [Read More…]

The five best Android tablets you can buy right now (July 2018)

Even though tablets aren’t the most popular tech right now, there are still some fantastic options on the market. Those who continue to make tablets are really pushing the bar for what we can expect from them. Today, we’ve compiled a list of some of your best options if you want to pick up a tablet from any price range. These are listed in no particular order. Here is our list of the Best Android Tablets!

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3  [Read More…]

Best Yeelight Products in 2018

Yeelight offers a great selection of smart lighting options.

There are plenty of options available if you’re in the market for smart lighting solutions, and Yeelight is a brand that rose to prominence in recent years. Yeelight is a Chinese lighting brand that counts Xiaomi as one of its main investors, and its products are sold as part of the Mi Ecosystem label in China. Much like Xiaomi, Yeelight is notable for rolling out products that offer  [Read More…]

Win yourself an Amazon gift card ahead of Prime Day 2018

Here’s your chance!

Amazon took the wraps off of its Prime Day 2018 event today and our friends at Thrifter are giving away several Amazon gift cards to celebrate.

It couldn’t be easier to enter for your chance to win $ 50/£50 in Amazon credit! Simply follow the link below for your region’s contest and follow the instructions:

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This year, Amazon has a bumper Prime Day in store for  [Read More…]

Prime Day 2018 kicks off July 16 with thousands of deals spanning 36 hours

Things are about to get crazy.

Amazon has announced that Prime Day 2018 will be taking place on July 16 and will feature 36 hours packed with over a million deals you won’t want to miss. In 2017, the company held a 30-hour event, so this year will have an extra 6 hours of fun, and the deals are actually starting right now with $ 100 off the Echo Show and more.

Additionally, Amazon will be offering discounts to  [Read More…]

July 2018 security patch now rolling out for Pixel and Nexus devices

The Pixel 2 and 2 XL get improved Wi-Fi performance with this patch.

Another month, another security patch. On July 2, Google officially started pushing out the July 2018 Android security patch for its Pixel and Nexus devices.

Both the factory images and OTA files are live right now, meaning you can already flash the patch to your phone if you don’t feel like waiting for the over-the-air update to hit your phone.

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These are the best Android phones you can buy right now (July 2018)

You’re searching for your next phone and all you want to know is what your best option is. Well, we’re here to help. We’ve compiled a list of the best Android smartphones regardless of price. These devices are the cream of the crop. They’ll offer excellent performance and a long lifespan.

Without further ado, here are our picks in no particular order.

OnePlus 6

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