Tag Archive: excellent


PSA: Note 10 pre-orders end tonight, as do Samsung’s excellent savings

Once August 23 rolls around, these deals will be gone.

What you need to know Pre-orders for the Galaxy Note 10 officially end tonight. Samsung’s offering increased trade-in values and up to a $ 150 instant credit. This is your last chance to grab these savings before official sales begin tomorrow, August 23.

Tomorrow’s a big day for Samsung — the Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+, and Note 10+ 5G are all exiting the pre-order stage and  [Read More…]

Keep the Sony Xperia 1 safe with these excellent cases

Sony’s Xperia 1 is one of the more interesting 2019 flagships. While the steep $ 950 price tag will likely keep most folks away, the phone offers a fantastic experience thanks to its jaw-dropping 4K 21:9 display, buttery smooth performance, and powerful cameras. The Xperia 1 also benefits from a striking design, and if you want to make sure it stays that way for years to come, you’ll want to pick up a case. Here are a few of our  [Read More…]

Samsung’s excellent Galaxy A50 mid-ranger is coming to the U.S. for $350

The phone will be available for purchase on June 13.

What you need to know The Galaxy A50 is heading to Verizon on June 13 for $ 350. Samsung’s bringing the A20 and A10e to the U.S. “in the coming weeks.” Expect more A-series phones on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, and Xfinity Mobile.

The mid-range smartphone market in the U.S. is about to get a lot more interesting. Following standouts like the Nokia 7.1 and Pixel  [Read More…]

Save $50 and get a free case with the excellent Razer Phone 2

Upgrade your Valentine.

The Razer Phone 2 has dropped to $ 649.99 and because it’s Valentine’s Day you’ll also get a free Quartz-colored case with the purchase. The Razer Phone 2 goes for $ 700 on Amazon, and the $ 50 drop is one of the best we’ve seen.

We took a good long look at the Razer Phone 2 and gave it 4 out of 5 stars with a Recommended badge. The reviewer said “I’d recommend  [Read More…]

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…]