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Everything you need to know about PlayStation Now before subscribing

Streaming and subscription services are the way of the future that PlayStation looks to capitalize on.

At $ 60 a pop for most AAA titles, the price of frequently picking up new video games is just too much for a lot of people. That $ 60 quickly adds up to rival the cost of an entire console if you’re buying several games throughout the year. The best way to mitigate this? Try out a streaming service. Which  [Read More…]

Watching the Super Bowl with Chromecast? How about a cheap 4K TV?

Looking into a 4K TV to use with your Chromecast or Chromecast Ultra can be confusing. There are tons of options out there, each with their own little quirks. There are fantastic TVs at the high end of the market, but those cost thousands of dollars. If you don’t have that much room in your budget, don’t sweat it: there are many cheaper TVs out there that can deliver a satisfying picture.

Clearly Smart LG UK6300PUE w/ AI ThinQ

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The EU Copyright Directive is about to make the internet worse

What you need to know about the European ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’

The European Union’s new Copyright Directive stands to dramatically change the way we consume news and other online content. Although originally intended to ensure creators and news organizations are fairly compensated for their work, the directive will more likely make quality news harder to find, throw financial and technical roadblocks in the way of smaller online publishers and creators, stifle free speech and negatively  [Read More…]

What do you think about this Android Auto redesign concept?

Hey, Google — pay attention to this.

From controlling your music to following turn-by-turn navigation, Android Auto does a good job at helping you perform various tasks in a safe fashion while on the road. Android Auto received an update back in November to improve the UI for browsing and controlling media playback, but a new concept imagines what an even deeper Android Auto redesign could look like.

The biggest change in this mockup is the home  [Read More…]

Google Assistant is about to get way better for frequent travelers

Check into your flight and book a hotel room straight from Google Assistant.

Tight Google Assistant integration is one of the best parts of Android, if you ask me, and the incredibly powerful service is getting beefed up with a suite of new features announced at CES 2019. There’s a lot to break down, but the features I’m most excited about as a frequent flyer are the new travel-focused ones.

While there’s no specific rollout date yet,  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about Alien: Blackout for Android

After months of speculation, Alien: Blackout has been officially announced — and wouldn’t you know it’s being developed exclusively for mobile. Developed by D3 Go in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox, Alien: Blackout is a spiritual successor to 2014’s Alien: Isolation and will be available as a premium title for Android, iOS, and will also appear in the Amazon app store.

The game reprises the role of Amanda Ripley, daughter of Sigourney Weaver’s character from the iconic Ridley Scott  [Read More…]

CordCutters Podcast Episode 8: All About Chromecast

Hey, great, you can buy a Chromecast on Amazon.

Are the petty little squabbles between Google and Amazon finally over? Maybe, but I wouldn’t bet on it. But in any case, you can now buy a Chromecast or the Chromecast Ultra from Amazon. That in and of itself is a good thing.

But what is a Chromecast, and why might you want one? Phil and Jerry break it down.

What it is and where to get it Music:  [Read More…]

Call up your friends about this deal on the unlocked Moto X4 for $165

You’ve got to answer this call.

There are plenty of budget smartphones, but it’s hard to know which is truly worth the money. One fantastic choice is the Moto X4 device, and today you can pick one up unlocked at B&H for just $ 164.99 in your choice of Nimbus (silver) or Super Black when you clip its on-page coupon. That’s the best deal we’ve ever seen on this phone. Considering it was already priced at a  [Read More…]

The $41 teak Squatty Potty is all about going to the bathroom in style

Poo with a view.

The seven-inch Squatty Potty bathroom toilet stool with a slim teak finish is down to $ 41.33 on Amazon. This poop stool of luxury has been selling around $ 80 for the last six months or so, and it only got as low as $ 60 before that. The price drop is the lowest we have ever seen.

Of course, we can’t all afford to climb porcelain thrones lined with gold. If you  [Read More…]

This $100 drone performs about as well as you’d expect it to

The EACHINE E58 borrows the look of a premium drone, but it’s clearly a budget drone best suited for novice pilots

EACHINE E58 drone

You get what you pay for

One of the better pre-fabricated drones you can buy for under $ 100, but you’ll want to buy with realistic expectations for drones at this price.

$ 95 at Amazon

The  [Read More…]