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Check out this mouse pad that’s also a wireless charger for your phone

Your mouse pad doesn’t have to be boring or limited in function. Check out the MousePad+, an accessory which on top of providing a flat surface for your mouse, also doubles as a wireless charger.

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Essential Phone also gets a Halo Gray version with Amazon Alexa on board

Last week Essential Products unveiled three new color options for the Essential Phone including Ocean Depths, Stellar Gray, and Copper Black. Well soon after introducing the new colors, the company also announced a new version of its flagship handset. It’s called the Essential Phone Halo Gray and comes with Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant built-in. Halo […]

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Essential Phone now also available in Halo Gray with Alexa for $449

The absence of Alexa was definitely the problem.

On February 15, Essential launched the Essential Phone in three new colors – Ocean Depths, Stellar Gray, and Copper Black. Just one day later and seemingly out of nowhere, we have yet another color in the form of Halo Gray.

Halo Gray is most similar to Stellar Gray as they’re the only two versions of the Essential Phone with a matte finish on the back. This makes the Essential  [Read More…]

Verizon might also back away from carrying Huawei Mate 10 Pro

This just keeps getting worse.

All the way back in November, rumors first started to pop up that Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro would be the first phone from the company to launch on a United States carrier. AT&T was later confirmed to be one of the networks that’d support and sell the Mate 10 Pro, but earlier this week, those plans were squashed.

Shortly after Huwawei confirmed that AT&T was no longer going to be offering the  [Read More…]

Google is also running customer surveys inside Android Messages — and not just on Pixels

User feedback or user annoyance?

A few days ago we pointed out that Google is running customer surveys in the Pixel 2 XL’s settings page, which turned out to be a pretty polarizing subject. Though it doesn’t seem like many Pixel 2 owners are seeing the settings page survey, some are seeing a very similar one pop up in other Google apps — in this case, the Android Messages SMS client. And not just in Pixels — this particular  [Read More…]

Samsung and LG also claim to not slow down phones with older batteries

“Never have, never will!”

Whether or not you own an iPhone, chances are you’ve heard a thing or two about Apple throttling CPU performance of older handsets as their batteries age. Although Apple has since responded to the outrage around this, there are still plenty of people that aren’t at all happy with the way the whole situation was handled.

Motorola and HTC recently issued statements of their own stating that neither one follows similar practices to  [Read More…]

Today Weather: A must-have weather app that’s also a Google Play ‘Best of 2017’ winner

We want to share the excitement with you — Today Weather was chosen as one of Google’s ‘Best apps of 2017’!

Today Weather is a great weather app that puts the information you need to know right in front of you in a clear and easy-to-understand way. What makes Today Weather stand out are the vibrant colors and, in particular, the black background that seems to make everything pop.

There is an easy-to-use slide-in menu  [Read More…]

Xiaomi also said to be in talks with AT&T, Verizon for US launch

For the past few years, we’ve been constantly hearing rumors that Xiaomi – a Chinese OEM that’s very popular in Asia – plans to bring its sleek yet affordable smartphones to the US. Back in April, Xiaomi’s new global chief Wang Xiang, said in an interview following the Mi 6 flagship’s launch, that the company’s […]

Fun fact: Xiaomi Mi 6 Mercury Silver Edition is also a mirror

A few months ago when Xiaomi introduced the Mi 6, it also promised a Silver Edition will be made available. Months have passed, but this version failed to make an appearance. Well this week during a press event where it launched a super affordable AI-powered smart speaker and the Mi 5X, Xiaomi also revealed the […]

IPVanish VPN review: A rich set of features that also caters to novice users

IPVanish has everything you love about a VPN, including a lack of user logs, a long list of servers, and features for advanced users.

Virtual Private Networks (VPN) are increasing in popularity due to the ever-eroding nature of online privacy. A VPN can be best described as an encrypted tunnel that protects your data as it moves between your device and the open internet. Not only that, it also helps keeps you anonymous while you go  [Read More…]