Tag Archive: Active


Jaybird RUN XT vs. Jabra Elite Active 65t: Which should you buy?

With headphone jacks falling by the wayside, we’ve been testing and researching the best wireless headphones nonstop over the last few years. We’ve seen the great, we’ve seen the bad, and we’re here to help you make an informed decision.

Jabra Elite Active 65t

Style on the go

$ 190 at Amazon

Pros Great fit Voice assistant-compatible Good sound 15 minutes of charge = 1.5 hours of play time Cons Button controls are difficult and uncomfortable  [Read More…]

Huge Samsung leak reveals Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Fit, and Galaxy Watch Active

An update to the Galaxy Wearable app for Android gives us an early look at Samsung’s upcoming wearables.

Samsung is all set to unveil the Galaxy S10 series at an event in San Francisco next week, and it looks like we’ll also see a slew of wearables make their debut alongside the phones. An update rolled out to the Galaxy Wearable app for Android inadvertently displayed several unreleased products, including the Galaxy Watch Active, the Galaxy Fit  [Read More…]

Galaxy Watch Active specs and new health features leaked

Who’s ready for another Samsung smartwatch?

If you own an Android phone and want a smartwatch, Samsung’s consistently been making some of the best ones out there. Last year’s Galaxy Watch was our favorite smartwatch/fitness tracker of 2018, and now we’re getting ready for the newest member to join the family — the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active.

From news, specs, release date, and more, here’s everything we know so far!

The latest Galaxy Watch Active news February  [Read More…]

Jabra Elite 65t vs. Elite Active 65t: Battle of the truly wireless earbuds

As a company, we’ve logged many hours all over the world testing every type of headphones imaginable. Truly wireless happen to be some of our favorites, so we know what makes them great and what makes them stink.

Jabra Elite Active 65t

Fitness focus

$ 185 at Amazon

Pros Non-slip earbud coating Sweat- and dust-resistant (IP56) Integrated motion sensor for step tracking Up to 15-hour battery life with charging case Excellent sound Cons Expensive Case can  [Read More…]

These $35 TaoTronics Bluetooth headphones have active noise-cancelling

Tune out distractions with this limited-time discount.

The TaoTronics Active Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headphones are down to $ 34.99 when you use coupon code XFF3UYYA at checkout and clip the on-page coupon for $ 5. Often, codes like these don’t stack and we don’t know how long both codes will work for, so grab these for a super-low price while you can. The headphones regularly sell for $ 59.99 and we’ve never seen the headphones drop below $  [Read More…]

How to customize Active Edge on the Google Pixel 3

One of the Google Pixel 3’s fun and interesting hardware features is one you can’t even see. “Active Edge” lets you squeeze your phone to launch Google Assistant or silence incoming calls and notifications. It’s a pretty neat trick that accomplishes a simple set of features; and if you want to turn it off, you aren’t stuck with a useless button on your phone as is the case with the competition. Here’s how you can set up and  [Read More…]

YouTube has over 245 million monthly active users in India

Over 95% of YouTube’s video consumption in India is in regional languages.

At the 2018 Google for India event, Google announced key usage metrics for YouTube. The video streaming service has seen a monumental uptick in usage in India over the last two years on the back of affordable 4G plans, which in turn led to a wave of new creators joining the platform. YouTube started prioritising local language content in recent years, and the result is  [Read More…]

TaoTronics Active Noise Canceling Headphones review: Punching way above the price tag

TaoTronics’ headphones are comfy, kick out powerful sound, and come with a free (albeit huge) carrying case.

If you’re in the market for a new pair of headphones, the only ones you should seriously be considering are noise canceling Bluetooth ones. The combination of freedom from pesky wires and being able to block out the noises of the world around you is fantastic, but more times than not, headphones that offer this combo end up costing a  [Read More…]

Android Oreo hitting unlocked Galaxy Note 8 and locked Galaxy S8 Active

U.S carriers over the past few weeks have been busy releasing the firmware to update the Note 8 to Android Oreo. Left in the dark was the unlocked variant of the Note 8 due to its extensive testing requirements. That is now about to change as the device is finally getting Android 8.0. The update […]

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Galaxy S8 Active on AT&T and T-Mobile updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

The update’s rolling out now on both carriers.

Over the last couple weeks, U.S. carriers have been hard at work to update the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 to Android 8.0 Oreo. Shortly after Samsung’s main flagships got their Oreo treatment, the same can now be said for the S8’s Active cousin.

AT&T and T-Mobile are two of the three carriers in the United States that carry the Galaxy S8 Active, and both have started pushing Android  [Read More…]