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Best Cases for LG V40

If you just picked up an LG V40, you’re probably chomping at the bit to start messing around with your new phone. We don’t blame you, but before you get too far ahead of yourself, you should probably pick up a case to protect the handset before anything bad happens, especially since its glass back makes it more prone to cracks and scratches. If you do, here are the ones you should consider getting.

Slim, stylish, protective Dretal Shock Resistant  [Read More…]

Best Buy Pixel 3s have to be activated first on Verizon before a SIM from another carrier can be used

Just a little head’s up for those of you who are planning to buy a Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL from Best Buy.

Before you do so, you should know that the phones are SIM locked to Verizon. This means the phones need to be activated first at Big Red before you can start using a card from another carrier.

Big Red has confirmed for The Verge that once the Pixel 3 is activated on its network, the device  [Read More…]

Best AC Adapter for PlayStation Classic

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The Anker Dual USB Wall Charger provides not one, but two capable USB ports for powering the PlayStation Classic. That means you can have your game going and maybe even charge your smartphone at the  [Read More…]

The best USB hubs for your PlayStation 4

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The Anker 4-Port USB 3.0 HUB is affordable, sleek, and has all the necessary USB ports to support your various PS4 needs.

Our pick Anker 4-Port USB 3.0 HUB

$ 18 at Amazon

It provides extra USB ports and  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 3s bought from Best Buy are apparently SIM locked to Verizon

This is not a great sign.

Verizon being the “exclusive” carrier for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL is a bit of an annoyance because it reduces the options for getting the phones in a store and with incentives from other carriers. But now it looks like that exclusivity is more restrictive than in the past — Pixel 3s sold by Best Buy are seemingly SIM locked to Verizon. Early units being sold today (the first  [Read More…]

Best Wallet Cases for the Pixel 3 XL

Given how reliable mobile pay options are in 2018, it’s actually not that big of a deal if you forget your wallet at home. Our phones can now store most credit and/or loyalty cards, with your photo ID being the only phyisical card you actually need to have on you. This makes a wallet case a fantastic option for the new Pixel 3 XL, and we’ve rounded up some of the best case options from cheaper options made from synthetic  [Read More…]

Best Leather Cases for the Google Pixel 3 XL

Even if you’ve made piece with the notch, adding another dash of sophistication and elegance to your Google Pixel 3 XL may make you forget about it altogether. Plus, the added protection a leather case means your phone may last until Google decides to release a notchless XL model again. These are the best leather cases (so far) for the Pixel 3 XL.

Slim wallet Bellroy Leather Phone Wallet

Purveyor of fine leather goods, Bellroy’s leather Pixel 3  [Read More…]

Best alternative USB-C headphones for Google Pixel 3

Google bundles a pair of USB-C earbuds in the box with every Pixel 3 and 3 XL purchase, and the sound quality on offer is pretty decent, all things considered. However, if you’re looking for something with a bit more oomph, there are a few options around.

Perfect for Pixels Libratone Q Adapt

Libratone’s Q Adapt are the best option right now if you’re looking for USB-C earbuds. The earbuds are designed for the Pixel, they’re rated IPX4  [Read More…]

These are the unique features that make EMUI 9.0 the best upgrade yet!

The next big upgrade is coming soon. Here’s why you’ll want to update.

Every major software update comes with its own cycle of anticipation, skepticism, and acceptance. Most solve a bunch of problems and introduce a few others.

But EMUI 9.0, which is set to be released for Huawei and Honor phones later this year, is on its way to delivering all the good stuff and none of the bad. How? Because Huawei listened to its customers  [Read More…]

The best Android phones to buy at T-Mobile right now

It’s the fall season and that means an interesting last few months of the year for smartphone buyers. With flagship phones from the likes of Samsung and LG just hitting the market, holiday shopping is sure to be fun.

Whether you’re looking for a new flagship device or looking to save a little money with an affordable mid-range model, T-Mobile offers some of the best devices around.

Here are some of our favorite models to choose from for T-Mobile customers.

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