Tag Archive: Back


Closed vs. Open back headphones: Which should you buy?

Best answer: Open back headphones don’t have a solid construction for the ear cup and instead have cut-outs for ventilation and to expand the “soundstage.” This means the sound will leak through and they aren’t ideal where others won’t appreciate your tunes. But oh boy do they sound good!

Amazon: Grado GW100 Bluetooth Headphones ($ 249) Amazon: Panasonic Premium Hi-Res Wireless Headphones ($ 250) Wide open spaces

Open back headphones are exactly what you picture when you  [Read More…]

Back Market: saving the environment one phone at a time

Your smartphone is the most important gadget in your life, but do you really need to buy a new one every year? Tech companies certainly hope you will, but you should try and think beyond your craving for shiny new gadgets.

Consider the fact that electronic waste is a total nightmare on the environment, next time you’re on the market for a new handset. It’s also unnecessary waste because many old devices have parts that still work.

You see manufacturing,  [Read More…]

The Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 bundle is back in stock at Amazon!

Rhyming? Alliteration? This game’s got it all.

Update: This pre-order is back in stock!

The Red Dead Redemption 2 PlayStation 4 Bundle is available for pre-order at both Amazon and Best Buy. It is set to ship at the end of October and it’ll run you $ 399.99, which essentially means you’re getting the game for free.

The bundle includes a jet black PS4 Pro 1TB console, a Dualshock 4 wireless controller, and a copy of  [Read More…]

Facebook is putting focus back on simplicity with Messenger 4

Facebook and its various services like Instagram and Messenger are widely known to be overly crowded with unnecessary features and menus, but that may be changing soon with the rollout of Facebook Messenger 4. The company said that it ran a study on Messenger and found that 71% of participants considered simplicity a top priority.

What a wild concept that people just want to use Messenger to message their friends and family without rummaging through a clunky UI.

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Top Android smartphones that come with a gradient colored back

It’s overwhelming how many smartphone models are currently available on the market today. However, it wouldn’t be an understatement to say that phone colors are often just so incredibly dull. You get the same old black, white, silver and gray, in glossy or matte. So anytime a company decides to do something else, it really catches everyone’s attention.

Well, recently an exciting new trend has emerged. We’ve started seeing more and more phones boasting a distinctive dual-tone gradient on the  [Read More…]

Amazon’s 2nd-gen Echo is back down to just $80 today

Buy today and save!

Right now you can pick up the 2nd-gen Amazon Echo for just $ 79.99 at Amazon, which is $ 20 less than it normally sells for. We’ve seen the price move around a bit this year, but . only a few times has it ever dropped down to this low, and only once (on Prime Day) was it ever more affordable than this. The discount applies to all the fabric versions of the  [Read More…]

Protect your Galaxy Note 9 with a protective back panel or screen glass

He protecc. He attacc. But most importantly, he call bacc.

This Dome Glass reinforced hard back panel cover for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is down to $ 6.99 with code NT9THRFT on Amazon. The hard cover normally sells for around $ 10, and this price brings it down to one of the best we’ve ever seen.

The same NT9THRFT will discount a couple of tempered glass screen protectors from Dome Glass, too. The 1-pack drops to  [Read More…]

I switched from the S9 to the OnePlus 6 and I’m not going back

Turns out it kind of is a flagship killer after all.

As a reviewer, part of my job is switching phones on a semi-regular basis, but up until recently, I’ve always come back to the Galaxy S9 when I’m done. It’s the perfect size for me, the hardware is stunningly gorgeous and well-crafted, and I just can’t get over how good the camera is, especially in low light.

But while Samsung’s software these days is leagues better  [Read More…]

Dodocool wants to help you “win big” with its Back to School games

Now that the Summer of 2018 is coming to a close, that likely means you’re gearing up to head back to school. Dodocool is hoping to help save you some money as you try and get all of your necessary materials and toys.

Currently, Dodocool is holding its “Back to School” promotion, which allows you to play a “Flop Game”. This is essentially just a card matching game, where you can flip all of the cards and win a discount  [Read More…]

LG G7 ThinQ Review – Is LG finally back?

LG has been stuck in a rut for the last few years, similar to other OEM’s not named Samsung. The company has been trying out different tactics, starting with the LG G6 from last year.

In a move that shocked just about everyone, LG released its 2017 flagship, the G6, with 2016 specs, namely the Snapdragon 821 chipset. Sure, this was fine for awhile, but then as we saw the Snapdragon 835 released, the G6 fell to the wayside.

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