Tag Archive: Devices


Plug all your devices into this discounted $12 Aukey Power Strip

You need to plug it.

Amazon is offering this Aukey Power Strip for $ 19.99, but coupon code AUKEYK07 drops the price down to $ 11.99. That’s lower than it has ever dropped directly before.

This power strip features four outlets and four USB ports, meaning you can power and charge all sorts of devices simultaneously. Each USB port can put out up to 2.4 amps as well. The power strip has a 5-foot cable for easy  [Read More…]

Qualcomm says its Snapdragon X50 will power over 30 5G devices in 2019

The company’s also using CES 2019 to show off its vision for smart vehicle experiences.

2019 is going to be the year of 5G, and Qualcomm wants to make sure it’s at the forefront of it all. As CES 2019 rolls along at full steam, the chip-maker has announced that its Snapdragon X50 platform will be at the heart of more than 30 5G-capable devices this year alone.

Per Qualcomm’s press release:

Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform is  [Read More…]

Which Wear OS devices have a speaker?

There are a few features you come to expect on most smartwatches. Heart-rate sensors are pretty common, water-resistance is expected these days, and built-in GPS is always a nice touch. One feature that can often be overlooked, however, is a built-in speaker. Not only does a speaker allow you to make and receive phone calls right on your wrist, but it can also be used when talking to the Google Assistant. If you’re looking for a Wear OS watch that’s  [Read More…]

Keep your devices powered with a sale on Aukey USB-C wall chargers

Pick your power.

The Aukey USB-C Power Delivery 3.0 18W wall charger is down to $ 11.99 with code AUKEY1PD on Amazon. This charger normally sells for around $ 20 and only drops with coupon codes like these, and we haven’t seen one in a few weeks now.

Need some other options? Aukey has you covered. Upgrade to a 27W Power Delivery 3.0 USB-C wall charger for $ 14.95 with code AUKEY2PD. It’s down from a street  [Read More…]

Which Wear OS devices have a heart rate sensor?

There are plenty of Wear OS watches out there, but not all of them have one of the most important features you could ask for — a heart rate sensor. Not only are heart rate sensors great for accurately tracking how hard you’re going during a workout, they’re also helpful for keeping track of your ticker to make sure everything’s working like it should. If you want a Wear OS watch with a heart rate sensor, these are the ones  [Read More…]

Stream shows to your mobile devices with the $70 HDHomeRun Connect Duo

Abandon cable without abandoning your favorite shows.

The HDHomeRun Connect Duo is just $ 69.99 through Best Buy’s eBay store and the main site. The Duo usually sells for $ 100, and it’s currently going for $ 87 on Amazon. The $ 70 deal price is a match for the lowest we’ve seen on this version, and it’s even the same price as the older model, too.

The Connect Duo has two tuners (thus, Duo). When paired  [Read More…]

Let your Echo Plus go beyond with these smart home devices

The newest incarnation of the Amazon Echo Plus is more than just a conduit for music and Alexa commands. The second-gen Echo Plus has a Zigbee smart home hub hiding within that plump, plush exterior, and that makes it compatible with thousands of smart home devices that otherwise need a special hub to function. These are the best smart home devices to pair with one, whether they use Zigbee or just have Alexa compatibility built in.

Light it up Philips  [Read More…]

A bunch of Amazon Fire TV devices are back down to Black Friday pricing

We have to go back!

Black Friday has come and gone, but Amazon wants to give you another shot at scoring its best pricing of the year on select Fire TV devices. These discounts are only around for a limited time, and there’s no telling when the prices will be back again once they expire.

The most-purchased item of 2018 was the Fire TV Stick, according to the Best of Prime list and right now you can  [Read More…]

ARCore now supports 250 million devices as new version rolls out

Google’s augmented reality platform hits a new milestone.

ARCore made its debut earlier this year, and Google is announcing that the augmented reality platform supports 250 million devices. The full list of ARCore devices include the Pixels, most of Samsung’s portfolio, and recent phones from the likes of LG, Huawei, Nokia, Motorola, OnePlus, and Xiaomi.

Google is also introducing ARCore 1.6 with improved lighting and camera features. Google is making key changes to its Sceneform rendering library,  [Read More…]

December 2018 security patch now rolling out for Pixel devices

Latest patch addresses the Pixel 3 RAM management issues, along with some general improvements for all Pixel devices.

Google is rolling out the last batch of security updates for 2018. Officially announced on December 3, the latest security patch delivers general security patches for some remote and local flaws affecting all Android devices, and also includes a number of updates and fixes specifically targeting Pixel devices.

Google said it would address RAM management issues on the Pixel  [Read More…]