Tag Archive: Features


Qualcomm’s latest chips bring flagship features to the mid-range category

Qualcomm is adding support for 5x optical zoom and HDR gaming on its mid-range Snapdragon chipsets.

Qualcomm has dominated the mid-range segment in recent years thanks to the strong performance of the Snapdragon 6xx and 7xx series, and the chip vendor is making key updates in this category for 2019. The Snapdragon 665 will take over from the Snapdragon 636 and 660, and the mid-range is getting two new additions in the 7xx series: the Snapdragon 730  [Read More…]

The Dell 27-inch 1080p monitor has plenty of great features for just $150

Worth the price.

The Dell D2719HGF 27-inch 144 Hz 1080p FreeSync gaming monitor is down to $ 149.99 with code NEFPBJ41 at Newegg Flash. That’s the lowest price we’ve seen on this monitor, including a sale last month that saw it drop to around $ 170. The same monitor sells for $ 205 at Newegg and $ 190 on Amazon. Newegg Flash sales are usually very temporary, but this one at least has a few days for  [Read More…]

Motorola’s Z2 Play smartphone has a ton of great features for under $200

Lasts forever and looks good, too.

The Motorola Z2 Play 64GB Android smartphone is down to $ 199.99 through the Motorola website right now. That’s $ 300 off according to Motorola, although you can find it for around $ 300 at retailers like Best Buy.

When the Z2 Play first released in 2017, our review called it “one of the most well-rounded and enjoyable-to-use Android phones on the market” and added “I love the little things, like  [Read More…]

Enjoy 2-yrs unlimited access to 2,000 documentary features and series for $30

When you’re done with yet another round of binge-watching The Office on Netflix and looking for something interesting, check out CuriosityStream. Created by John Hendricks, the founder of the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, it’s commonly referred to as “Netflix for nonfiction.”

With a library of more than 2,000 science, technology, civilization, and human spirit documentaries and series, it’s an all-you-can-consume service. And, it’s not just generic stuff you’ve never heard of, either. Content includes names such as Stephen Hawking and  [Read More…]

Galaxy Watch Active specs and new health features leaked

Who’s ready for another Samsung smartwatch?

If you own an Android phone and want a smartwatch, Samsung’s consistently been making some of the best ones out there. Last year’s Galaxy Watch was our favorite smartwatch/fitness tracker of 2018, and now we’re getting ready for the newest member to join the family — the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active.

From news, specs, release date, and more, here’s everything we know so far!

The latest Galaxy Watch Active news February  [Read More…]

This newly-revealed ‘eco-conscious’ smart speaker features Google Assistant

This portable bamboo smart speaker even works as a USB power bank.

While nearly 90 million smart speakers poured into homes over the past year, a large majority of which were Amazon’s Echo lineup and the Google Home speakers, one company took it upon themselves to ponder a greener solution. A slate of new products by House of Marley was unveiled at CES today, with one of the most interesting being The Get Together Mini with Google  [Read More…]

Matrix PowerWatch 2 features color display, GPS — still never needs charged

Matrix has returned to CES with an update version of its PowerWatch wearable. Called the PowerWatch 2, it evolves from a black-and-white display to a color one at 1.2-inches.

Like its predecessor, the PowerWatch 2 never needs to be plugged in for charging, relying on body heat (thermometrics) and solar power for juice. It’s compatible with Google Fit and Apple HomeKit, and is targeted at “outdoor types”. In essence, it’s a rough and tumble fitness tracker that doesn’t bog the  [Read More…]

These new sensors and features help make Ring’s Alarm System more powerful

Time to make a good system even better.

It’s time to take your Ring Alarm system and make it even more powerful, making your home even more secure. Ring announced several new accessories at CES 2019 that will protect you not just from security threats but from property damage and other life-threatening situations. The new Ring Alarm sensors, like the $ 35 Smoke & CO Listener will be able to monitor for smoke, carbon monoxide, flooding, freezing  [Read More…]

Google Shopping gets a new look and features in India

A new home page helps you find what you’re looking for and save money.

Google’s Shopping tab has been around for a while now, and while it’s helpful here and there, it’s been in need of an overhaul. Starting today in India, Google Shopping is getting the attention it deserves with a revamped UI and a bundle of new features.

The first thing you’ll notice right off the bat is the all-new Shopping home page. Here, you  [Read More…]

Spotify testing new features, including importing your own music

Spotify is a great service, but there’s always room for improvement. Spotify’s attempts at improvement have now been revealed thanks to Twitter user @wongmjane. The first, and perhaps most notable, feature in testing is the ability to import music directly from your Android phone into Spotify. This is a huge boon for those who have extensive past music collections, or who may own music that isn’t published on Spotify. In short, while you won’t be able to find Jay-Z’s music  [Read More…]