Tag Archive: Fast


Android 8.1 now shows how fast public Wi-Fi networks are before you connect

The latest feature in Android 8.1 Oreo introduces speed labels for public Wi-Fi networks.

Google has enabled a new feature in Android 8.1 Oreo that lets you see how fast a public Wi-Fi network is before you connect to it. Previously, all you could see was the signal strength indicator, so you had to manually connect to a network to gauge its speed. With the speed labels now in place, you can now get that information without having to  [Read More…]

Top 9 Android apps to help you get fast food faster

Found yourself craving a juicy burger in the middle of the night? Fortunately, thanks to the wonders of modern technology, your next fast-food visit can go a lot smoother. Now you can easily download the app of your favorite restaurant (if they have one) or some other food ordering apps to by-pass having to wait […]

If your phone powers wirelessly, RAVPower’s $33 charging pad will do it fast

Use this whether you have a new iPhone or Android phone.

This RAVPower fast charging Qi wireless charging pad is down to $ 32.99 with code ZDWIRECH on Amazon. The charging pad is $ 45 without the code, but that’s a very recent drop. It actually sells at $ 50 far more frequently. This price is a match for a deal we saw in late December.

This charging pad works with the newest iPhones and Android phones.  [Read More…]

Essential unveils new accessories for its phone including HD earphones, fast charger

Did you purchase an Essential phone? Well, then you might find yourself in need of a few accessories for the phone. Just as CES 2018 is currently in full swing in Las Vegas, Essential Inc. announced it has started selling a bunch of new accessories for the bezel-less smartphone. So far, the company only offered […]

Android Oreo beta comes to Xiaomi Mi A1 with fast charging

Say goodbye to two hours of charging.

When we reviewed the Xiaomi Mi A1 in September, Harish came away rather impressed with Xiaomi’s first phone running stock Android. The smooth and clean software experience combined with a premium design, excellent display, and solid cameras resulted in a really compelling package, but there was one area that stuck out like a sore thumb – recharge speed.

The Mi A1’s battery lasts surprisingly long, but having to wait two  [Read More…]

Seneo’s fast Wireless Charging Stand is on sale for only $15

Wirelessly charge your device with Seneo’s Charging Stand.

Amazon has the Seneo Wireless Charging Pad Stand on sale for just $ 14.84 when you enter promo code GTHTOYXZ at checkout. This deal saves you over $ 5 off this item’s average price.

This wireless charger works with most QI-enabled devices, and can even fast charge a variety of Samsung Galaxy devices. While most wireless charging pads keep your phone laying down flat which can be inconvenient to  [Read More…]

Samsung’s great Galaxy Note 8 order freebies end Sept 24, so act fast!

Well, we had a good run.

After weeks of pre-orders and another full week of actual in-store sales, the Galaxy Note 8 is falling out of its honeymoon period and getting into the swing of things. That means that Samsung’s “do bigger things” incentives for getting in on the Galaxy Note 8 are coming to a close — September 24 is the end of the line for the freebies.

That means if you want to get a  [Read More…]

You can now race Fast and Furious characters in Anki Overdrive

It’s easy to forget you are holding a phone.

Like most middle-class suburban kids, I grew up around “toy” race tracks. Everything from the simple Hot Wheels tracks you could assemble yourself to the hyper-realistic powered rail tracks we would all race at the local mall on weekends. Every time I’ve played with an Anki Overdrive kit, there’s been a combination of nostalgia and surprise at how well this race kit was aimed at every age group.  [Read More…]

The $13 Seneo wireless charger has fast charging for Android smartphones

This is a great deal on a wireless charger that sits at an angle so you can still use the phone.

The Seneo fast wireless charger pad is down to $ 12.95 with code 42ZVWFUR on Amazon. The average street price for this charger is $ 19, so this code takes a nice chunk off the price.

Wireless charging is just one of those things that makes life just a bit easier. It’s not a perfect technology  [Read More…]

This $130 Brother monochrome printer does it all and does it fast

Brother makes some awesome printers, and this is one of the fastest models going for one of its lowest prices!

The Brother MFC-L2740DW monochrome all-in-one printer is down to $ 129.99 refurbished. This is the lowest price ever on this printer, refurb or not. It normally sells for $ 170, and it has dropped as low as $ 150.

New versions of this same model of printer sell as high as $ 200 or more at Amazon and Newegg.

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