Tag Archive: Back


Verizon’s Back to School promo: Get the Pixel for $5/month with device trade-in

The new school year is due to start in a month or two, but Verizon is already tempting students with a few sweet deals. As part of its Back to School promotion starting July 27, the carrier will offer the Google Pixel for only $ 5/month when you trade in an eligible handset. Customers are required […]

ASUS getting back into phones in the UK starting with Zenfone AR

After a few years away, ASUS has announced it will begin selling smartphones in the UK again.

It begins with the Google Tango powered Zenfone AR which will be up for pre-order from ASUS directly beginning on July 21.

ASUS isn’t coming back with a budget phone, then. The Zenfone AR will cost a fairly hefty £799, and the premium is certainly added with having Tango. Folks who pre-order will also get a Google Daydream View  [Read More…]

Google Glass is back, and it’s headed to the enterprise

Alphabet has been working on Glass Enterprise Edition for over two years.

Google Glass failed to pick up momentum as a consumer product, but the wearable is getting a new lease on life in the enterprise segment. Alphabet’s X, which oversees the development of Glass, has announced that after two years in a limited trial program, the Glass Enterprise Edition is being rolled out to more businesses.

Glass Enterprise Edition first broke cover back in 2015  [Read More…]

Sit back and forget about Russia in this weekend’s comment thread!

Let’s take a break from the drama.

Even tech websites can’t escape the trap that is politics. We know every time we write an article about something tech-related and political, the proverbial stuff will hit the fan. Especially any opinion pieces. That’s not going to change how we fell about telling you important things you need to know, but it’s usually just not fun. That’s why it’s called work, I guess.

Anyhoo, resist the temptation to go off the  [Read More…]

Google introduces new desktop app to back up all your photos

Never lose a photo again with this new desktop app from Google.

Google Photos is one of the best online services any company has built. You can save any and every photo or video from your phone to Google’s online servers and access them from anywhere else with an internet connection. It’s a perfect way for keeping those pics somewhere they won’t be lost or deleted. Today, it just got easier for people with a Windows PC or Mac.

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Crazy Taxi Classic brings back everything you loved about the game and more (review)

If you’re reading this and are old enough to remember the SEGA Dreamcast, you likely remember the game Crazy Taxi. The game came onto the arcade scene in the late 90’s, and jumped onto the Dreamcast platform shortly thereafter. The game then spread to other platforms over time, including several Playstation generations, Xbox, and Windows […]

It’s official: Galaxy Note 7 is coming back as the Galaxy Note Fan Edition on July 7

Samsung will kick off sales of the Galaxy Note Fan Edition in South Korea on July 7.

Samsung said earlier this year that it will introduce a refurbished variant of the Galaxy Note 7, and we now have more details on the device. The phone is called the Galaxy Note Fan Edition, and it will go on sale in South Korea on July 7.

Samsung is planning to sell just 400,000 units of the device in  [Read More…]

An Android user’s look back at 10 years of iPhone

I spent years of my life avoiding Apple products, but it’s a wonder if my life would exist as an Android user if the iPhone hadn’t been a success.

Where were you ten years ago when Apple first launched the iPhone?

I was midway through college and barely able to fathom what technology would look like in the year 2017. There was no such thing as a “smartphone” back then; they were all called cell phones or  [Read More…]

How to get the Android O beta 3 on your Pixel or Nexus (and how to roll back to Nougat)

Here’s how to get the Android O beta on your Nexus or Pixel device.

The Android O Developer Preview 3 is here, and if you’re looking to install it on your phone or tablet, you’re now able to opt-in to the first public beta, which is also available as the second Developer Preview.

Which devices support the Android O Developer Preview?

The preview is supported on the following phones and tablets:

Pixel Pixel XL Pixel C Nexus  [Read More…]