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Samsung is caving in to the display notch — maybe even with the Galaxy S10

New ‘Infinity’ displays with cutouts are here, and they’re probably coming to Samsung’s own phones in 2019.

Display notches are definitely “a thing” in modern smartphones, particularly at the high end. If you’re looking to buy a new phone, it’s probably going to have some sort of display notch — tall, short, wide, narrow, curved or angular … it’ll be there. That is, unless you buy a Samsung phone; the company has been staunchly anti-notch, sticking with  [Read More…]

This $11 Bluetooth speaker is meant to be used anywhere, even the shower

Jam out while you get clean.

Right now you can pick up this waterproof Bluetooth speaker with suction cup for just $ 10.99 at Amazon when you use coupon code QYR6BVQ2 during checkout. Inside you’ll find a 5W speaker so you can play audio for yourself and your friends, and the built-in battery will last for up to 6 hours of playback per charge. It comes with a detachable suction cup so you can stick it to  [Read More…]

Niantic Adventure Sync: Pokemon Go will now track your steps even if the app isn’t running

Incubating your eggs will never be the same again.

Niantic today introduced Adventure Sync, a tool that changes how its games operate.

If there’s one thing that Pokemon Go does well, it’s getting people out in the real world. If there’s a second thing, it’s that it rewards you for being active.

Raid battles, Community Day, and new Pokemon are all compelling reasons to open the game and get to the park. But, what about all of the other times  [Read More…]

Updates to the Ring app will make your home security even smarter

Improve your home security setup for free with all these future updates.

Ring is updating its official Always Home app with Smart Alerts and other new features to help make your home security that much better. If you’re running a Ring camera, like the cameras in the $ 199 Ring Alarm security system, then you will be excited to know the cameras are getting upgraded without you doing a thing.

Smart Alerts will use your Ring Protect  [Read More…]

Android apps to make your Pokemon Go experience even better

Pokemon Go is huge. Yes, in fall of 2018. In fact, the game is as popular now as it was upon its launch some two years back. It’s a money-making monster and people can’t get enough.

Why is Pokemon Go so popular now? There are plenty of reasons. For starters, there’s no fewer than 350 Pokemon available to catch. New characters are added all the time and the fourth generation appears to be on the horizon. Then there’s Community Day,  [Read More…]

Google Home is awesome; here’s how to make it even better!

First introduced in May 2016, the Google Home has fast become one of the leading connected smart speakers. It’s perhaps one of the most flexible devices of its kind and only gets better with updates and new features.

We’re in an era where the Google Home faces strong competition from the likes of Sonos, Amazon Echo, and the Apple HomePod. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks, and the space will get more crowded when Samsung delivers its first Bixby-powered  [Read More…]

Can I use a Galaxy Watch even if I don’t have a Galaxy phone?

Best answer: If you have an Android phone, even one not made by Samsung, your Galaxy Watch will work great with it.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch ($ 350)

If you have a modern Android phone, you can use a Galaxy Watch

In the past, Samsung locked its wearables to the Samsung experience. You needed to have a Samsung phone, and a fairly new one at that, to use its watches and fitness bands. The biggest reason  [Read More…]

Even renters can get great DIY security systems

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe and work from our homes. Keeping everything connected — and secure — is our specialty.

The Ring Alarm is the best DIY home security system for renters because it offers everything needed to keep your home safe at a competitive price and the optional $ 10 monthly monitoring is the best value.

Our Pick Ring Alarm

$ 199 from Amazon $ 199  [Read More…]

Google still tracks your location even when you turn off Location History

Mother Google is always watching.

Google Maps is filled with all sorts of tools/features to help you navigate the world around you, one of which is something called “Your Timeline.” Your Timeline uses Location History to create a private view of your exact whereabouts on any given day, and while it’s a pretty neat feature, can be a bit much for privacy-conscious users.

You can disable this by turning off Location History for your Google account, but  [Read More…]

Report: Google will continue tracking you, even if you told it not to

We all know that Google tracks us. But what you don’t know is that the search giant will do so even after you’ve told it not to.

Google does give you the option to turn Location History off. Yet according to a recent paper, this act might not have the intended effect of wiping your tracks completely.

An investigation led by researchers at Princeton Universe and reported by the Associated Press revealed that Google services on Android continue to store  [Read More…]