Tag Archive: Give

The Feds can crack any iPhone but Androids still give them trouble

Nobody makes a tool to hack the phones nobody cares about.

What you need to know A government report details its capabilities in breaking phone encryption and acquiring data. All iOS devices are effectively crackable. Popular Android devices can be cracked but only select models.

While the FBI wages a court battle against phone manufacturers, our friends at Vice have found an interesting report from the Science and Technology branch of the Department of Homeland Security that  [Read More…]

Samsung will give away Galaxy Buds+ with S20+ and S20 Ultra pre-orders

We also know what some of the official cases will look like.

What you need to know A leaked promotional image confirms the existence of Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+. You’ll get them for free when pre-ordering the Galaxy S20+ or S20 Ultra. Another leak showcases official case options Samsung will offer for the S20 series.

We’re less than a month away from Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Unpacked event, and while it seems like we already know everything about the  [Read More…]

Give your Ring Video Doorbell 2 some personality with a faceplate or skin

Ring Video Doorbells are popular because they’re extremely easy to install and use and provide a convenient way to keep tabs on who is paying your porch a visit. One downside to an appliance-style device like this is that it doesn’t have a ton of personality. If you’re the type of person who likes to put their personal stamp on their home, then you might like to dress up your Ring Video Doorbell 2 with one of these protective covers.

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Forget ANC and give me a stronger connection to my earbuds

I carry both an Android and an iPhone, but I only keep one set of headphones on me. When it was time to go wireless, I tried a number of different pairs, and ended up settling on a set of AirPods. I mostly loved them — past tense, because I ran them through the washing machine and they died. This is a problem that wireless earbuds will need to fix, and I suspect that true waterproofing will come  [Read More…]

Give back by making a donation to your favorite charity with the Play Store

It’s that time of the year where the carolers are making their rounds and mostly everyone is in a cheerful and giving mood. For the last year or so, Google has made it easy for Android users to make donations to some of their favorite charities, and you can do so directly from your phone. Here’s how you can make a charitable donation from your Android device.

How to make a charitable donation

There are quite a few  [Read More…]

Give someone the gift of convenience with a Roborock roboto vacuum

Finding the perfect gifts for the holidays can be a difficult task. If you’re looking to get someone a useful present that they will actually want, you should consider purchasing a Roborock robot vacuum. These impressive devices all respond to an app, and they all include motion sensors and gyroscopes that allow them to vacuum in perfect back and forth lines instead of running every which way. Some of these machines, like the Roborock S5, allow you to  [Read More…]

You can now give the gift of Disney Plus without having to go to the mall

Disney+ will make a great gift for the Disney nerd who has everything — assuming they don’t already have it.

Finding that perfect gift is a needle in a haystack, and in an age where physical gifts are losing their edge for so many of us, a subscription that can be used all year makes for a heck of a gift. Disney+ is one such gift and it’s the hottest new streaming service on the block. As  [Read More…]

Galaxy S11 hands-on images give us a blurry look at the new camera layout

The Galaxy S11 will have a total of five camera sensors at the back.

What you need to know Alleged hands-on images of the Samsung Galaxy S11 have surfaced online. The images show Samsung’s next flagship phone inside a ‘leakproof case’, so all we get to see is the new camera layout. Samsung Galaxy S11’s L-shaped camera setup on the back of the will include an all-new 108MP primary sensor.

Popular industry insider Ice Universe has shared  [Read More…]

Leaked renders give us our first look at the mid-range OnePlus 8 Lite

The phone’s tech specs remain a mystery at this point.

What you need to know The first renders of OnePlus’ first mid-range phone since the OnePlus X have surfaced. It could be called the OnePlus 8 Lite and will have a centered hole-punch cutout similar to the Samsung Galaxy S11. On the back of the phone will be a dual camera setup, along with an LED flash and a ToF sensor.

In October 2015, OnePlus announced its  [Read More…]

Here’s how you can give your NVIDIA Shield TV (2019) a storage upgrade

The brand new NVIDIA Shield TV (2019) offers big departure in terms of hardware design, and with it comes some limitations. Most notably, you only get 8GB of internal storage and there aren’t any USB ports for convenient external storage upgrades. However, you do get a microSD slot that lets you quickly access content you’ve previously loaded onto the card, or you can mount your microSD to be used by the Shield TV as internal storage.

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