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Google Pixel Slate hands-on: Chrome OS built to take on the Surface

The hardware is gorgeous, but Google has something to prove in the software.

Google threw a little shade at “laptops trying to act like tablets” as it announced its latest convertible two-in-one device, the Pixel Slate. Google doesn’t want to call this new device a laptop, or a tablet (though it’s listed in the “tablets” section on the Google Store), but something new altogether — a convergent device that splits the difference, without compromising.

In reality the  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a new family tablet built for entertainment, starts at $380

Upon introducing the premium new Galaxy Tab S4 tablet, Samsung also revealed the new Galaxy Tab A 10.5. This is a slate designed for the whole family which includes a bunch of features that will make media consumption more enjoyable for you.

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 comes packing a 10.5-inch TFT display with 1920 x 1200 resolution with pretty slim bezels. Unlike Samsung’s previous models, the Tab A 10.5 does not feature a physical home button under the display.  [Read More…]

Otterbox Commuter Series case for Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: Built to last

Otterbox’s Commuter Series offers superior protection while maintaining a slim figure.

One of the first names you’ll think of when it comes to buying a quality protective case is OtterBox. The company has a whole line of cases for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. One of them is the Commuter, which offers a higher level of protection without adding a ton of bulk. Here are some thoughts after taking it for a spin.

Otterbox Commuter  [Read More…]

The Very Real reason LG built Google the sharpest OLED display ever

Everything bad about current generation VR is about to disappear under a flood of pixels.

In late May, LG and Google showed off a tiny piece of glass that’s going to change VR and AR forever. It was a 4.3-inch 3840 x 4800 (18-megapixel) OLED display with a 120 x 96 field of view. A quick check of the math says that means it has 1,443 pixels-per-inch, which makes it the highest resolution display ever. Oh —  [Read More…]

Here’s every device with Google Assistant built in

Google Assistant is available on your favorite devices. Here’s where you can use it!

Whether you prefer using it on your phone, tablet or with a speaker, Google Assistant is working its way into more and more of our gadgets. Smart speakers are ubiquitous at this point, but Assistant is also making its way into other appliances.

Here is every device with Google Assistant!

Your phone

The easiest way to use Google Assistant is to use your  [Read More…]

These iOttie car mounts have wireless charging pads built in for just $34

Safely charge in the car.

Odds are you’ve heard of iOttie’s awesome car mounts in the past, but did you know the company also sells some with wireless charging capabilities built in? They may sound expensive, but right now at Amazon they are on sale for 32% off, which drops the price down to just $ 33.95. There are two different options available, one which goes into a CD slot and one which clips into your vehicle’s  [Read More…]

Qualcomm’s upcoming 5G-enabled Snapdragon chipsets will be built on Samsung’s 7nm node

Qualcomm is ready to make the switch to 7nm with Samsung’s help.

Qualcomm detailed its 5G plans late last year with the introduction of the X50, its first 5G-enabled modem for smartphones. The company has now announced that it is partnering with Samsung over its next-generation Snapdragon chipsets with 5G capabilities. The upcoming chipsets will be built on Samsung’s 7nm node, a huge leap forward that sees the introduction of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography.

Samsung Foundry  [Read More…]

Google Assistant is now built into the Nest Cam IQ indoor camera

Nest Aware is also getting a new $ 5/month plan.

The Nest Cam IQ is one of the best indoor security cameras money can buy, and thanks to the company’s recent merging with Google’s hardware team, is getting even smarter.

A new software update is on its way to the indoor Nest Cam IQ, and it adds Google Assistant to the gadget. Just like the Google Home, this means you can now use voice commands to ask  [Read More…]

This $7 Aukey charger has two USB ports and looks like it’s built into your vehicle

It’s barely noticeable.

This Aukey dual USB car charger is one of the most popular options out there for several reasons. First up, the price. Right now you can pick one up for just $ 7.03 when you enter the coupon code AUKEYCS5 during checkout at Amazon, a savings of just over $ 3. Second up, the size. It’s small enough that it looks like it’s built right into the cigarette lighter and it has two ports  [Read More…]

Zolo’s $40 Halo Bluetooth speaker has Amazon Alexa built right in

Sounds like savings!

Zolo’s Halo Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Smart Speaker is down to $ 39.99 on Amazon. This speaker sells for around $ 51, and it has never dropped directly from that price.

This speaker works with Amazon Alexa, but you don’t have to hook it up to your Echo to get it to work. It has Alexa built right into it, and she can access whatever place you stream music from the most.

Features include:

Professionally  [Read More…]