Tag Archive: excellent


Aerial Dream (or, how to get the excellent Apple TV screensavers on Android TV)

One of the best features of Apple TV can be on Android, too.

The default screensaver on Android TV is fine. Google’s always done well at showcasing photography as a background, and it’s one of those things that makes Android TV so compelling — even when you’re not actively using it, it still looks good.

But Apple TV has taken the screenshot to a whole new ‘nother level with its “Aerials.” We’re not  [Read More…]

The invisible home screen: an ultra minimal theme, or excellent April Fool’s Day prank

This theme pulls double duty as an April Fool’s prank and testament to Android’s customizable beauty.

There are few themes that are quite as flexible and adaptable as what I like to call the “invisible” home screen. It’s a theme that could only exist on Android, and it is both high art and farce. It is both a prank and a functional beauty. Setting up this theme is quite easy, it can work with just about any  [Read More…]

BLUBOO S1 review video showcases excellent design

The BLUBOO S1 has been on the market for some time but may not be a device you’ve necessarily heard of. A new video dives down into the S1 showcasing an impressive design. The 170g device features a 5.5-inch 1920 x 1080 full-body display and measures just 144 x 75.9 x 8.7mm in size. The […]

The 8bitdo Zero is an excellent Bluetooth controller that fits on a keychain

Game controllers are pretty big. But not this one, oh no.

It’s called the Zero and it’s from a company called 8bitdo, which is based in China and produces a lot of modern takes on old, retro gaming hardware. If you want a Bluetooth version of an original SNES or N64 controller, or perhaps want to use a wireless controller with an original NES system, chances are 8bitdo can take care of you.

The Zero isn’t a  [Read More…]

Nokia touts the Withings Steel HR Special Edition as an excellent Mother’s Day gift

Mother’s Day is coming up on May 7, so just in time for the occasion Nokia unveiled the new Withings Steel HR Special Edition. Remember that at MWC 2017, French maker of stylish wearables, Withings announced that all the company’s products will be re-branded under the Nokia brand? Well the new Withings Steel HR Special […]

Snag the excellent Ecobee3 smart thermostat at one of the best prices we’ve seen

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on an awesome smart thermostat!

If you’re looking to add some extra smarts to your home and save a little money over the long-term, a smart thermostat is a great place to start. Luckily, the Ecobee3, our pick for the best smart thermostat, is currently on sale for just $ 199.99 at Amazon. That’s a full $ 49 discount off of its usual price tag and  [Read More…]

Lenovo’s excellent Z2 Plus gets a price cut in India, now available for just ₹14,999

One of the best phones in this segment is now more affordable.

The Lenovo Z2 Plus is one of the best phones you can get for under ₹20,000 in India. The phone offers incredible value for money in the form of a 5-inch Full HD display, 2.15GHz Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage, 13MP ISOCELL camera, 8MP front camera, USB-C, and a 3500mAh battery.

Starting today, Lenovo is slashing the price of the Z2 Plus  [Read More…]

Verizon’s GizmoTab tablet could be an excellent Christmas gift for your kid

Christmas is approaching quickly and if you haven’t purchased a gift for your kid yet, Verizon might have what you need. The carrier has just released a new child friendly tablet dubbed the GizmoTab, designed for children aged 3 to 8. The GizmoTab features an 8-inch HD display (720p resolution) and a Snapdragon 617 processor

Snag the excellent Ecobee3 smart thermostat at one of the best prices we’ve seen

Make your home a little smarter and save a few bucks while you do it.

If you’re looking to add some extra smarts to your home and save a little money over the long-term, a smart thermostat is a great place to start. Luckily, the Ecobee3, a favorite in the space, is currently on sale for just $ 199.99 at Amazon. That’s a full $ 49 discount off of its usual price tag and one of the lowest prices  [Read More…]

Sony’s excellent PlayStation Vue streaming service arrives on Android TV

Yet another awesome live TV option is available on Android TV boxes.

Sony’s excellent live TV service, PlayStation Vue, is now available on Android TV. The service, which starts at $ 30 per month and offers a wide range of package options for streaming live TV from well-known channels, expands to being available natively on Android TV after previously launching on Android with Chromecast support.

Current PlayStation  [Read More…]