Tag Archive: Event


Why the Gear VR wasn’t a big part of Samsung’s Galaxy S9 event

The most commonly owned VR headset in the world didn’t make an appearance at Samsung’s big event, but you shouldn’t worry too much about it.

While Samsung’s Galaxy S9 event took plenty of time to talk about Augmented Reality and all of the ways this new phone is taking advantage of that tech, Virtual Reality took a bit of a backseat. In fact, it wasn’t mentioned at all during the launch of the Galaxy S9 event in  [Read More…]

Watch the Samsung Galaxy S9 event live from MWC 2018 — Feb 25 at 12:00 ET!

Get ready to see Samsung’s latest Galaxy 🌌.

We’re all hyped out. It’s finally time for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ to be announced. Making a triumphant return to MWC, Samsung is ready to launch its new flagship phones at yet another Unpacked event. The tagline this time around is “The camera. Reimagined.” and we can expect a properly big show.

It all gets going February 25 at 6:00 p.m. CET in Barcelona,  [Read More…]

A parent’s guide to kids using their phone during an active shooter event

The ability to communicate is powerful when everything goes wrong.

Crisis situations come in all shapes and sizes, and when you are not there with you kid to protect them these events can be equally terrifying. While the most important thing is staying safe, there’s nothing wrong with being prepared and knowing the best way to navigate a bad situation. It’s not always easy to remember the right thing to do in those situations even as adults,  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 launch event set for February 25: ‘The camera. Reimagined.’

Now it’s all official.

We all had the date of February 26 circled on our calendars for the Galaxy S9 launch event, but now Samsung just made the whole darn thing official by sending out invitations to its launch event. The announcement date is February 25 — the original expectation of the 26th likely being a difference in time zones between Europe and Asia. And it’s the big press day right at the start of MWC 2018.

And just  [Read More…]

Join us for the Google Pixel 2 event livestream — Oct 4 at 9:00 a.m. PT!

Google’s big fall hardware event is shaping up to be exciting.

We’re expecting a whole bundle of announcements all in a single event, with Google refreshing hardware lineups and introducing altogether new products as well. Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Home Mini, Google Pixelbook, and a fresh Daydream VR headset are practically a lock at this point. And then there’s the software and services component — Android 8.1, Google Lens, and maybe even more we  [Read More…]

How to watch the Google Pixel 2 launch event

With only a day to go before Pixel 2 event, Google has already made available the livestream link. So be sure to bookmark it now or set a reminder. As a reminder, the Pixel 2 launch party is expected to kick off tomorrow on October 4 at 9:00 AM PT / 12:00 PM ET, when […]

Echo, Fire TV, Echo Spot, and more: Everything Amazon announced at its Fall event

That’s a whole bunch of new hardware from Amazon — from new Echoes to a new Fire TV and some crazy little buttons.

Today, Amazon unveiled a boatload of new hardware at a quickie event in Seattle. That’s not to downplay it at all. I’ve been to a lot of hardware events over the years, and this one might well be packed with more new devices than any before.

And, yeah. It can be a bit overwhelming.  [Read More…]

Niantic wants to help you celebrate the Equinox, announces Double Stardust Pokemon Go event

Niantic wants to help Pokemon Go enthusiasts celebrate the upcoming Equinox, so it is offering players the option to earn some extra goodies soon. So starting from 1 PM PDT / 9 PM BST on September 22 until 1 PM PDT / 9 PM BST on October 2, you’ll be rewarded for every Pokemon catch […]

Google billboard teases potential Pixel 2 event date of Oct 4

Well, it doesn’t get much clearer than that.

Initial reports pegged the Google Pixel 2 announcement for October 5, but it doesn’t get much clearer than this image sent to Droid-Life: a billboard, spotted in Boston, with the phrase “ask more of your phone” accompanied by a Google logo the date of October 4. Barring some weird coincidence, it seems like that’s the date for the next Pixel event.

Last year’s Google Pixel event, which was held  [Read More…]

Fact-checking Apple’s iPhone X event

Congrats on the event, Apple. Now lets talk a bit.

Android fans are no stranger to Apple events containing a jab or two at the competition, often lacking context to make things seem rosy and awesome for App fans. The September event for Apple is usually for the next iPhone, but this event had a lot of things to talk about from the comfort of the new Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park. For nearly two hours, Apple captivated  [Read More…]