Tag Archive: Going


goTenna Mesh review: Private networks for going off the grid or during outages

Stop worrying about not being able to communicate with other campers and hikers. Create your own mesh network and send and receive messages regardless of whether service is available. The goTenna Mesh works when your carrier can’t be bothered.

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Keep the party going with these AmazonBasics weatherproof string lights

We spend lots of time making the interior of our home look great, but what about the outside? These $ 31 AmazonBasics String Lights are here to save the day. These normally sell for about $ 10 more, and today’s price is as low as it’s ever been. They also have great customer reviews.

This 48-foot string of lights has 15 clear incandescent bulbs. They’re easy to connect with multiple strings, and they’re capable of handling year-round weather.  [Read More…]

In theory, this new Atari console is going to be awesome

As nostalgia runs rampant through our consumer culture in 2018, the stewards of the Atari brand have come to GDC to show off early prototypes of a new system that looks and feels a whole lot like something you’d see on Radio Shack shelves 30 years ago. It’s called the Atari VCS, and if it delivers on even some of the promises being made about its capabilities this thing could be very, very cool.

VCS stands for Video  [Read More…]

Android P first impressions: Everything’s going to be okay

This is still the Android we know and love.

“The settings are too colorful.”

“How dare they support screens with notches.”

“The time is on the LEFT??? WHAAATTTT!!!!”

If you’ve spent any amount of time reading up on Android P’s first developer preview, chances are you’ve come across comments along these lines. Some of the changes found in DP1 have left many Android users shaking with fear and anger, and while some of the design tweaks are  [Read More…]

A 5G network owned by the United States government? It’s not going to happen.

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The U.S. government considering its own 5G network is nothing new, frightening, or likely to happen.

Could the Trump White House be pondering a nationalized 5G network? Yes, it’s distinctly possible. But it’s also highly unlikely to happen and the story is being blown dramatically out of proportion.

The latest Twitterverse kerfuffle was kicked up by an Axios report alleging consideration of “an unprecedented federal takeover of a portion of the nation’s mobile  [Read More…]

Jaybird Run review: Going truly wireless the right way

They fit well enough, they sound good enough, and I don’t have a wire dragging across my neck.

You wouldn’t think a little wire connecting one earbud to another would bother you that much. And, OK, it didn’t bother me that much. But it’s also the sort of thing that you definitely notice once it’s gone.

That’s my big takeaway from a few weeks wearing the Jaybird Run wireless earbuds. Truly wireless, as in one bud goes  [Read More…]

4k 360-degree camera accessory going for $499 with the Essential Phone

The Essential Phone was somewhat of a design standout when it came to comparable smartphones but early reviews couldn’t warrant the price tag. But with the major price job it put the device back on the charts for a pretty decent purchase. The deals keep coming with the Essential Phone as you can pick up […]

Top 10 educational apps for students going back to school

Summer is officially over and a new school year is upon us. A lot of schools, colleges, and universities have already opened their doors welcoming students back into the fold. But if you’re having a hard time getting into learning mood after a summer full of adventures, we suggest trying out some educational apps to […]

The $150 Samsung 850 EVO 500GB is a great SSD going for one of its lowest prices ever

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, and it’s time to upgrade your PC’s SSD!

Update: The 250GB version is down to $ 90 from a normal price around $ 105. That’s easily one of its lowest prices ever. Great option if you don’t want to spend more for the extra storage, but the 500GB is still on sale as well.

The Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD is down to $ 149.99 on Amazon. This SSD normally sits  [Read More…]

Facebook is going after YouTube with its new ‘Watch’ video streaming service

There will soon be one more streaming option for consumers.

Facebook is already on a lot of folks’ daily internet stops to get their fill of memes and cat photos for the day. Soon, there will be one more reason to stop in. The company announced its Watch platform, and is hopeful that a staple of original programming will entice viewers.

The programming will be available to view on mobile devices, desktop and laptops and smart TVs — though  [Read More…]