Tag Archive: 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare again takes the lead for December 2019 NPD

Call of Duty is retaining the lead, with Star Wars on its heels.

What you need to know The December 2019 NPD report has been released. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was the bestselling game of the month and on PlayStation 4. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was the second-bestselling game of the month. You can grab Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PlayStation 4 for $ 47 on Amazon.

Every month, the NPD Group releases information  [Read More…]

Samsung’s true wireless headphone sales in 2019 couldn’t compete with Apple

Apple ranks first with a 54.4% share after shipping 58.7 million units in 2019.

What you need to know Apple dominates the true wireless headphone market with over 50% of sales. Xiaomi comes in second with 8.5% of the market. Samsung is a distant third after shipping 7.4 million units in 2019 for 6.9% of the market.

When Apple introduced the AirPods, it pretty much created an entirely new category of headphones. One where Bluetooth earbuds cut  [Read More…]

$900 million in 2019 player spending marks Pokémon GO’s best ever year

That’s even better than PoGo’s launch year!

What you need to know Pokémon GO has its best-ever year in terms of user spending in 2019. Users spent nearly $ 900 million in 2019. That’s a 10% increase on 2018, and even better than its 2016 launch year.

Reports have revealed that Pokémon GO saw its best-ever year of user spending in 2019.

New Sensor Tower data suggests that user spending in Pokémon GO reached $ 894 million  [Read More…]

Samsung sold, at best, a modest 500K units of the Galaxy Fold in 2019

A Samsung exec confirmed sales for 2019 were somewhere between 400,000 and 500,000 units.

What you need to know Samsung sold, at most, half a million units of its first foldable in 2019. The number comes straight from the President and CEO of the company’s IT & Mobile Communication division. They follow a previously erroneous claim by Samsung Electronics’ President, Sohn Young-kwon, that the company had sold 1 million units in the three months since the phone’s  [Read More…]

Here’s the most downloaded PlayStation games of December 2019

Players really wanted Call of Duty, GTA and Star Wars over the holidays.

What you need to know PlayStation has revealed the most downloaded PlayStation titles of December 2019. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Grand Theft Auto V and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order led the top of the list. Beat Saber was the most downloaded PlayStation VR game.

While 2020 is now underway, PlayStation has shared the stats of the most downloaded games on the PlayStation  [Read More…]

Samsung shipped over 6.7 million 5G smartphones in 2019

As of November 2019, Samsung phones make up 53.9% of the 5G market.

What you need to know Samsung has announced that it shipped more than 6.7 million 5G Galaxy phones in 2019. At IFA during September, Samsung said that it had shipped around 2 million. 53.9% of the global 5G smartphone market is now owned by Samsung.

There was a lot of talk and buzz around 5G in 2019, with carriers enabling their 5G networks and  [Read More…]

The NVIDIA Shield TV Pro (2019) is my favorite purchase of the year

There’s a reason the Shield TV is the best Android TV box.

There’s no shortage of smart TV platforms, but in our household, we went all-in on Android TV. It started with a Sony 950D back in 2015, and over the last four years, we amassed three additional TVs that ran Android TV out of the box.

The end result is that I didn’t need a standalone Android TV box. I bought a Mi Box S to  [Read More…]

Here are the top app & subscription deals of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we’re looking back on some of the best apps and subscription deals of the year that you can still get on sale. From password managers to language apps, we’ve rounded up a number of powerful tools that can help you put your best foot forward in 2020. Read on for details:

1. Matt’s Flights Premium Subscriptions

MSRP: $ 50 | Sale Price: $ 25 (49% off)

Save up to 90% off  [Read More…]

The Top 5 Bluetooth Earbud Deals of 2019

Smartphone manufacturers are slowly getting rid of the headphone jack, and soon enough, you’ll need a solid pair of Bluetooth earbuds if you want to enjoy your favorite music on the go. Luckily, you don’t have to wait for the headphone jack apocalypse to hit. Here are five deals on high-quality Bluetooth earbuds that you can get before the end of the year.

HUB: Hi-Fi Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds

Music might just be the best way  [Read More…]

Buying a second Lenovo Smart Display was my best purchase of 2019

Of all the gadgets and gizmos I’ve picked up during the year, buying a second Lenovo Smart Display was my best.

2019 was filled to the brim with new products from every major tech company. Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Google and everyone else released some super innovative stuff that people love, and a few things that people didn’t love so much. A lot of these products stepped on each others toes a bit when it came to functionality,  [Read More…]