Tag Archive: Doubles


Twitter doubles down on news with new app features and notifications

Twitter wants to make it easier to see the news it thinks you care about.

Twitter, the social media platform filled with good boys and endless political screaming, is getting serious about the way it tackles news. On June 13, the company announced a few new features coming to the app that should make it much easier to find topics you care about and get information from sources you trust. There’s not a name for any of  [Read More…]

This $50 outdoor speaker is extremely durable and doubles as a 7,000mAh power bank

Are you an avid camper, hiker, or general outdoors-man type of person? You’ll probably love today’s Deal of the Day, the water-resistant, shock-proof, and dust-proof FX100 speaker. From Treblab, it’s all you need to take your favorite music, audiobooks, or podcasts with you when you’re out and about. Don’t worry about the elements as this […]

The Moviphone is a smartphone that doubles as a movie projector

Being able to use your smartphone as a movie projector is not a novel idea. Motorola offers the InstaShare Projector Moto Mod which can project images as large as 70-inches, but the caveat here is that these modular components only work with a Moto Z handset. For those who don’t own a Moto Z, but […]

Roku doubles down on cheap 4K HDR streaming with new hardware and updated Roku OS 8

Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, Roku has announced the Express/Express+, Streaming Stick/Streaming Stick+, Ultra, and all-new Roku OS 8 update.

Roku has been one of the leaders in the media streaming game longer than anyone else, and over the years, we’ve seen a lot of changes and revisions to its hardware offerings. The company announced four new gadgets today as part of its latest hardware refresh, and alongside this, we also have new details on the  [Read More…]

The Skyroam Solis is a 4G LTE global Wi-Fi hotspot which doubles as a power bank

Going on a trip and want to stay connected with those back home? We have just the gadget for you. Introducing the Skyroam Solis – a 4G LTE global Wi-Fi hotspot which is also a power bank. You know how it is when you’re on a holiday – you spend the whole day exploring and […]

This wearable doubles as a cable and charger for your phone

Most of us tend to carry a charger in our bag or backpack in order to prevent our smartphone from dying out on us during the day. Since not a lot of smartphones offer wireless charging and those who do are probably premium affairs (the Galaxy S8 might get it). Since the majority of the […]

Bluetooth 5 more than doubles 4.2’s performance

As of yesterday (December 7th, 2016), Bluetooth 5 (not 5.0, mind you) is officially available to hardware developers. Bluetooth is one of those transformative technologies that enables us to use things like smartwatches and wireless headphones quickly and (usually) easily. According to Mark Powell of Bluetooth SIG: “Bluetooth is revolutionizing how people experience the IoT [Dono’s Note:

Kyocera Duraforce PRO doubles as a wide-angle action camera

The new Duraforce PRO is a unique waterproof phone with a wide-angle action camera!

Kyocera has announced the Duraforce PRO, its latest rugged phone that has a built-in wide view action camera. Mainly known for its waterproof and shockproof devices, this will be the first time that Kyocera adds an action camera into its phone to combine the best of two worlds into one. Sporting a 5-inch 1080p display, the Duraforce PRO features 2GB of RAM and 32GB of  [Read More…]

Marshmallow’s share doubles to 4.6% in latest Android distribution numbers

Google has released its latest update to the distribution numbers for each version of Android, with data that was collected on April 4. The latest version, Marshmallow, doubled its share compared to March, up from 2.3% to 4.6%.

Google’s data shows the previous Android version, Lollipop, went down slightly from 36.1% in March to 35.8% in April, retaining its hold as the version of Android with the most installs. KikKat slid from  [Read More…]

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4S packaging allegedly doubles up as a VR headset

Alcatel OneTouch is slated to unveil the Idol 4S shortly, and it looks like the brand is looking to differentiate itself by packaging the phone in a hard plastic box that doubles up as a Google Cardboard-style VR headset. That’s according to Evan Blass at VentureBeat.

The Idol 4S and the Idol 4 leaked on the company’s website recently, giving us a look at the specs on offer. The Idol 4S runs Marshmallow out of  [Read More…]