Tag Archive: Gear


Samsung Galaxy Watch vs. Gear Fit2 Pro: Which is better for you?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We live and breathe Android phones, and use wearables with them — both smartwatches and fitness trackers.

Galaxy Watch

All-in-one

$ 300+ at Amazon

Pros Looks like an actual watch, not a fitness band Full smartwatch capabilities with apps, messaging, and widgets Large screen to see all of your information Optional LTE connection Cons Big and heavy Not as comfortable for some types  [Read More…]

Tile’s new partnerships will integrate its services with new audio gear

Finding more products.

Tile, the company which is well-known for its Bluetooth trackers, has just announced a series of new partnerships with leading Bluetooth Low Energy chip companies in order to help integrate with even more products in the coming months. The new expansion from Tile is focused on the audio vertical, and collaborations with companies like Sennheiser, Sol Republic, Plantronics, and even Soundcore by Anker, these new devices are set to hit shelves in the coming months. Tile  [Read More…]

What’s the best place to buy a Samsung Gear VR controller?

Best answer: The official Samsung website sells Gear VR controllers for the same price that Amazon charges for a 2-pack. That easily makes Amazon the best choice for buying a Gear VR controller. Not only are you getting the best prices, but also more product!

Amazon: Samsung Gear VR controller 2-pack ($ 30)

Comparing prices and deals

A singular Samsung Gear VR controller sells for $ 30 at the Samsung store and $ 40 at Best  [Read More…]

Keep your gear powered up with this 4-pack of rechargeable batteries for $8

Rechargeable batteries ensure you’re never out of juice when you need it!

It never hurts to have extra batteries on hand, and right now this 4-pack of AmazonBasics rechargeable AA batteries is on sale for $ 7.64. These batteries normally sell around $ 11, and even though they fluctuate a lot in price they’ve only dropped below $ 8 a few times in the past. Other batteries like AAA batteries are discounted right now too.

Speaking from  [Read More…]

This massive one-day gear sale includes stellar discounts on Timbuk2 bags

Update: The Parkside backpack is now sold out, but there’s always a chance that it could come back. Keep an eye on it if you’re interested!

Tote your stuff in style.

Today Amazon’s offering up to 30% off a huge selection of sporting goods and outdoor items, and that just so happens to include a bunch of Timbuk2 bags. Hit this link and filter by “Messenger Bags” to see the available options.

Timbuk2 isn’t a brand  [Read More…]

Aukey’s $11 USB-C Power Delivery wall charger keeps your gear powered up

Power Delivery for more advanced devices.

The black Aukey USB-C wall charger with 18W Power Delivery is down to $ 10.99 with code 8CHWCH6D on Amazon. That price is $ 11 off what this charger normally sells for and one of the best deals we’ve seen.

The White version is also down to the same price, you’ll just need to use the slightly different code 8VXXXZK3 to see it. Pick your favorite. Other than the color and  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Blitzwolf offers up affordable chargers, cables, and more

Whether you cycle through flagship phones every 6-12 months or hold onto your device for a few years, you’re going to need some accessories. A protective case, a portable power bank, some extra cables… There are plenty of things we buy to complement our mobile experience.

The problem we often face with accessorizing is that it can get pretty expensive. It’s not unheard of to spend more on your extras than on the phone itself. One company, Blitzwolf, recognizes this,  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Belkin USB Type C chargers and cables

With so many smartphones and electronics having transitioned over to USB Type C for charging, it stands to reason you might need to pick up a couple of new cables or chargers. Sure, you get one with pretty much every device you buy, but who wants to drag a cord around the house or lug it back and forth to school or work?

If you’re the proud owner of a new flagship phone, you probably have a handset that relies  [Read More…]

Aukey’s $11 USB-C Power Delivery wall charger keeps your gear powered up

Power Delivery for more advanced devices.

The black Aukey USB-C wall charger with 18W Power Delivery is down to $ 10.99 with code AUKEY8PA on Amazon. That price is almost $ 12 off what this charger normally sells for and one of the best deals we’ve seen.

The White version is also down to the same price, you’ll just need to use the slightly different code AUKEY9PA to see it. Pick your favorite. Other than the color  [Read More…]

ThriftyDroid: Discounts on mobile phones, accessories, and other gear

If you’re like us, you don’t go shopping without looking for discounts first. Not just in-store stuff, but online, too. Yes, we still clip coupons.

The tech space is one of those interesting fields where there’s always something on sale. Drilling down a bit deeper, the smartphone market is often full of discounts, sales, and limited time promotions. We’ve done our best to scour various websites, outlets, and other sources for bargains worth your time.

What follows is a list of  [Read More…]