Tag Archive: Basic


10 basic Android terminal commands you should know

You don’t have to be a software developer to know your way around the Android Debug Bridge.

For a lot of us, the fact that we can plug our Android phone into a computer and interact with it is a big plus. Besides the times when we’ve broken something and need to fix it, there are plenty of reasons why an advanced Android user would want to talk to their device. To do that, you need to  [Read More…]

Spigen Thin Fit case for Pixel 2 XL review: Basic protection with some flaws

If you want a basic but thin case for your Pixel 2 XL, check out this case from Spigen.

Spigen is known for making plenty of phone accessories, from Style Rings to screen protectors and even headphones. But Spigen is most famous for offering a variety of cases for nearly every phone out there, from ultra rugged cases down to the simpler Thin Fit series. There are lots of great cases for the Pixel 2 XL, but  [Read More…]

Basic Wi-Fi security: How to easily improve your home internet safety

Wireless routers seem scary, but they don’t have to be. Here are the basic security things you can fix yourself.

Attention, well-meaning family members: Nerds are not your holiday tech support. Sure, we twitch (more than) a little bit when we use operating systems that haven’t been updated in months, and firmware that’s just waiting for a patch. But we’re not home for that. No, we’re here for a little too much booze and to cast side eye  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone V, Kyocera Dura XV LTE rugged basic phone now available at Verizon

Verizon this week has some news to share with us. The most important part is related to the LG V30 which will (finally) be landing at Big Red on October 5. There’s not going to be a pre-order period for it, which means you won’t have to wait for the phones to start shipping out. […]

Modern Dad does basic storm tech

High-tech gadgets can be lifesavers when severe weather hits. But don’t count out some low-tech options, too.

We’ve reached that part of the year in which those of us who live in storm-prone areas start to take stock and make sure we’re ready for the worst. Maybe (fingers crossed) that’ll mean nothing more than a temporary power outage. Maybe it’ll be something more serious.

In any event, though, we’ve got more tech today than we’ve ever had, helping  [Read More…]

Cricket adds more data to its Basic Plan, pricing stays the same

On top of announcing the availability of the ZTE Blade X Max this week, Cricket Wireless also unveiled an upgrade to its Basic data plan. Staring May 12, subscribers will get 4GB of 4G LTE instead of the previous 3GB for the same $ 35 with AutoPay activated or $ 40 without.  The plan includes unlimited talk […]

Replace your basic thermostat with Nest’s Smart Learning Thermostat for $219

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time making the Nest thermostat even more affordable!

If you’re tired of the crazy weather patterns and walking into a house that is the wrong temperature, you need to get a smart thermostat now. The ability to control the temperature in your home from anywhere using your smartphone is amazing, and right now you can save on Nest’s Smart Learning Thermostat. Several retailers have dropped its price down to  [Read More…]

Brosix Android app: A basic guide

The opportunity to communicate with others in a convenient manner was one of the first things that made the Internet so popular. The advancement of the Internet has brought many different instant messaging systems. Of course, some of them were more successful than the others. Brosix is definitely one of the fastest growing instant messaging

Three basic practices of responsive web design

With more and more web users now viewing a record number of websites from mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, it’s never been more important to ensure that your website or blog has a design which is responsive. Since the majority of internet users are now on a mobile device, it’s no longer enough

Verizon introduces new prepaid smartphone and basic phone plans

Verizon Wireless now has five prepaid phone plans to choose from. The wireless carrier announced the new plans, which include two for basic phones and three for smartphones.