Tag Archive: Devices


Sprint’s first 5G devices go on sale

We may not know exactly when the Sprint 5G network gets turned on, but at least we know which devices will support it.

Sprint on Thursday announced it has started taking pre-orders for its first 5G-ready phone, the LG V50 ThinQ 5G. Moreover, it is also selling the HTC 5G Hub hotstpot.

The LG V50 ThinQ 5G will retail for $ 1,152 outright; however, Sprint will offer it for just $ 24 per month on an 18-month Sprint Flex lease.  [Read More…]

EA plans to bring Apex Legends to mobile devices

Only the latest battle royale to capitalize on mobile audiences.

During EA’s quarterly earnings call today, CFO Blake Jorgensen revealed that the company has plans to bring Apex Legends to mobile devices and eastern markets like China and South Korea.

“We’re in advanced negotiations to China and mobile,” he said, referencing Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale hit.

This should generate a huge increase in traffic to the over 50 million people already playing Apex Legends on console and  [Read More…]

Pie is now on over 10% of Android devices

The Android Distribution Dashboard has been quiet since October of last year, but Google’s announcing today that it’s bringing it back — with a few caveats.

First, the good news: thanks to Treble, the enterprise that makes it easier and faster for manufacturers to update their phones, Android Pie is on 10.4% of Android devices in the same time it took Oreo to reach just 4.5%. While 10% of users may not seem like a lot nine months  [Read More…]

Just say Stop to dismiss timers on Google Home and Assistant smart devices

One of the most common uses for Google Home just got less annoying.

Google Assistant may have hundreds of thousands of features you can use on smart speakers and smart displays like music, recipies, and so, so many web searches, but one of the most-used features — alarms and timers — had a disapppointingly dumb conclusion. See, you can easily set a timer or alarm with your voice, but trying to dismiss the loud tones that sound when those  [Read More…]

Charge up to 4 devices at once with this $45 portable charger

If you’re a tech junkie, you probably carry a phone, laptop, tablet, and smartwatch each day. Unfortunately, there won’t always be a power outlet available to charge your devices, so you’ll need a power bank that’s capable of powering all of your devices. That’s where the GOSPACE SuperCharger comes in, and you can buy one for just $ 44.99.

The GOSPACE SuperCharger is a 10,000 mAh power bank and wireless charging pad all in one. It features Qi  [Read More…]

These are the best of the best in smart home devices compatible with Alexa

The best thing about the Amazon Echo family of devices and Amazon Alexa is the seemingly endless integration with many popular and emerging smart home devices. Smart home tech is becoming a more accessible and popular way of upgrading your current household setup. All things considered, here is a smorgasbord of some of the best Alexa-compatible smart home tools that work with your Amazon Echo device:

Smart plug times six TP-Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Power Strip

TP-Link’s  [Read More…]

Works With Ring unites your smart devices and home security system

Ring has never been better.

Ring has announced a new Certified addition to the Works With Ring program, which gives certain items that already pair on a superficial level with Ring the ability to do even more. Imagine you’re using the Live View of your Ring Stick Up camera when you see someone suspicious approaching your front door. If you also happen to have a Certified smart lock like the Schlage Encode deadbolt, you’ll be able to  [Read More…]

Control two devices remotely with these TP-Link smart plugs on sale for $23

A little more smarts.

Grab a two-pack of the TP-Link HS103P2 Wi-Fi Smart Plug Lite for $ 22.99 at B&H. This pack usually sells for around $ 35, and today’s deal is actually even better than a sale going on at Amazon where the 2-pack is temporarily down to $ 30.

Plug it in TP-Link HS103P2 smart plug lite 2-pack

Save big buying two of these plugs together. B&H’s deal even beats other retailers.

$ 22.99 $  [Read More…]

Stream your heart out with one of Amazon’s discounted Fire TV devices

Amazon is currently discounting its lineup of Fire TV hardware, dropping the price of the base Fire TV Stick all the way down to just $ 29.99. This normally sells for $ 10 more, and is the newest release from Amazon. The company now bundles the new Alexa Voice Remote with it, which sells for $ 30 on its own. If you happen to own a 4K TV already, you’ll want to consider forking over a few extra bucks and  [Read More…]

The discounted PhoneSoap 3 can charge and sanitize your germ-ridden devices

Get your phone cleaner than ever before with this discounted UV sanitizer.

Did you know researchers say your phone is dirtier than a public toilet? Today you can change that, as for just one day only, Woot has the PhoneSoap 3 UV Sanitizer and Universal Phone Charger on sale for $ 37.99. Keeping in mind that it normally sells up to $ 60 otherwise and hardly ever drops below $ 40, this offer makes for one of its best  [Read More…]