Tag Archive: Family


Mophie introduces four new wireless chargers from the Charge Stream family

Mophie known for its quality mobile accessory, this week launched a four new additions to the Charge Stream lineup. These are all wireless chargers designed to work with compatible smartphones from Apple, Samsung and other Qi-enabled smartphones.

The new products are the vent mount, desk stand, powerstation wireless, and powerstation wireless XL. Below we take a quick look at each to see what they bring to the table.

Vent mount

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The Arlo Audio Doorbell and Arlo Chime have joined the Arlo family of products

Netgear has just welcomed the Arlo Doorbell and Arlo Chime into its line up of home security products. These two new security products work in tandem to guard the most important gateway into your home.

Arlo Audio Doorbell

Unlike many other smart doorbells on the market, there is no camera. Instead, the Arlo Audio Doorbell calls your phone via the Arlo app and allows you to communicate through a microphone and speaker in the doorbell.

You have the choice of speaking  [Read More…]

Lenovo releases new family of tablets with prices starting at $70

Whether you’ve been looking to replace your old tablet with something new or looking to get your first one, Lenovo has a tablet for you. Their new family of tablets comes in several different sizes, colors, and prices. To get things started, Lenovo has a line up of affordable E series tablets focused on low prices, different size options, sharing, and entertainment.

Lenovo Tab E7

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5 is a new family tablet built for entertainment, starts at $380

Upon introducing the premium new Galaxy Tab S4 tablet, Samsung also revealed the new Galaxy Tab A 10.5. This is a slate designed for the whole family which includes a bunch of features that will make media consumption more enjoyable for you.

The Galaxy Tab A 10.5 comes packing a 10.5-inch TFT display with 1920 x 1200 resolution with pretty slim bezels. Unlike Samsung’s previous models, the Tab A 10.5 does not feature a physical home button under the display.  [Read More…]

Best Family Charging Stations for Android

Seems like everyone, their brother, and even their dog have a phone these days. These stations can help keep them all charged.

If you live in a household with a family of three, four, or more, and you have kids who are at the smartphone stage, then keeping them all charged up all the time can be a bit of a pain. Smaller wall chargers go missing, the cat chews the cables, and kids can just outright  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher beta gets new icon gestures and family controls

You can set custom app icon gestures and much more with Microsoft Launcher’s latest beta update.

Microsoft Launcher beta testers are getting a small batch of new features to check out this week with the app’s latest update. Rolling out now, the update adds new custom gesture controls for app icons and folders, updates to the relatively new family card, and more.

The most notable addition is that of custom gesture controls for apps. To get started  [Read More…]

Best Android games to play with family and friends

Technology often gets a bad rep for sucking kids and adults alike in for hours at a time, removing them from their peers and families and engulfing them into a fantasy world.

But throw in a good game into the mix and smartphones can quickly be turned into the tool that can help people connect and family members bond with each other.

With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best family-friendly games for Android to  [Read More…]

Get to Know: Walmart Family Mobile

Most wireless customers are familiar with the big-name brands in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Relatively few buyers, though, are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO).

It might surprise you to know that companies like MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless operate on the T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T networks, respectively. These network operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and customer service.

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Microsoft Launcher beta picks up new family feature, Edge improvements

Microsoft Launcher continues its focus on family features with the latest beta update.

Microsoft Launcher is shipping out another new set of features for beta testers to check out on Android. And like other recent updates to the launcher, this one focuses on a new family feature and some smaller tweaks here and there.

One of the biggest pieces of this update is the ability for parents to now choose which kids to show or hide on  [Read More…]

The $100 Instant Pot 8-quart pressure cooker can feed your entire family

One day only deal. Get it while it’s hot.

The Instant Pot 8-quart multi-use programmable pressure cooker is down to $ 99.95 on Amazon. We share lots of Instant Pot deals, but almost all those deals have been for the 6-quart size or smaller. We haven’t seen a deal on the 8-quart since Black Friday, and that was a less advanced model. If you have a larger family or very hungry children, you should go for this larger cooker.  [Read More…]