Tag Archive: Eclipse


How to watch the Solar eclipse in VR

Watch the eclipse from the comfort of your VR headset.

On August 21, 2017, the United States — or parts of it at least — will experience a total solar eclipse. This awesome meteorological event will be visible for millions of people, but if you aren’t lucky enough to live in the area where it will occur, or don’t have the means to travel for viewing it in person, you can still check it out. That’s because  [Read More…]

Celebrate the eclipse with this dark-as-night theme pack!

Some themes are beautiful, some themes are functional, and dark themes are both.

Dark themes are more than an expression of taste and emotion. On devices using AMOLED displays, dark themes can help you save a little bit of battery. Because on AMOLED screens, true, hex black #000000 is displayed by turning off the pixel completely. The more black on an AMOLED screen, the fewer pixels being powered and lit. Now, some apps have AMOLED black themes.  [Read More…]

Google using the eclipse to launch Android O

Google thinks the eclipse is a pretty big deal, so much so that the company is using the event to launch the next version of Android O. At 2:40PM ET August 21st at an event in New York City, Google will show off Android O and finally reveal the name of the latest version of […]

Blot out the sun with these eclipse wallpapers

Science can be a beautiful thing.

A total solar eclipse is literally an astronomical event. It requires celestial bodies lining up perfectly over millions of miles. For us to see a total eclipse on the ground, we have to be lucky enough to be on a small strip of the U.S., and we have to hope that it doesn’t rain or cloud up, blocking our view of the heavens.

Well, rain or shine, totality or not, we  [Read More…]

Best gear for watching the 2017 total solar eclipse

On August 21, the moon will completely cover the sun for 2.5 minutes. If you’re planning on watching the total solar eclipse, you’ll want to bring a couple of things with you.

2017 marks the first time in nearly 40 years that North America has seen a total solar eclipse. It’s also the first time in nearly 100 years that a total solar eclipse will be seen from the East Coast of the U.S. to the West  [Read More…]

Grab a 5-pack of certified Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses for just $5

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a set of certified Solar Eclipse Viewing Glasses so you can safely watch it!

The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse is right around the corner and if you plan to watch it, you’ll want to make sure your eyes are protected. This may seem like something trivial, but looking directly at it could actually blind you. Luckily, spending just a few bucks can keep your eyes safe, and allow you  [Read More…]

Jabra Eclipse: Yet another great Bluetooth earpiece (review)

Let’s face it: cables are becoming increasingly annoying. They get in the way or catch and snag on things, and when using headphones, usually you’re going to have a bad time. Thanks to the rising quality of

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Gadgets of the week: Jabra Eclipse, V-Moda Crossfade Wireless and more!

We’ve got a fresh batch of new Android-friend gadgets this week, particularly on the audio front. Jabra’s newest Bluetooth headset is slick and full of noise-cancelling goodness, as well as its own pocketable battery dock. V-Moda has upgraded their premium headphones with wireless audio, but what will really interest you are the wealth of accessories available for it, including precious metal shields. There are plenty of other new accessory launches to check out, so dig in!

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Google to end development and support for the Android Developer Tools in Eclipse

Google will be ending development and official support of the Android Developer Tools in Eclipse, as the company continues to focus its efforts on Android Studio. Over the past few years, Google has been focusing its attention on Android Studio, which just hit version 1.3, and in order to continue that focus the company has decided that at the end of this year, Eclipse support will be coming to an end.

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