Tag Archive: Great

Clamshells aren’t as exciting as mini-tablets, but they’re still great

Not every folding phone needs to be a miniature tablet.

Depending on who you ask, foldable phones are either the inevitable future of mobile that we’re all slowly inching towards, or an expensive gimmick that nobody should invest in just yet. Or maybe it’s a bit of both.

I think it’s still a little early to come to any definitive conclusions, and that phones are far from the only use we’ll have for flexible display tech —  [Read More…]

Nubia Red Magic 3S review: Great gaming phone at an unbelievable price

The Red Magic 3S offers incredible value, and it’s on sale officially in the U.S.

The mobile gaming market is on the rise, and device manufacturers are starting to cater to that trend with differentiated offerings. We’ve already seen what ASUS, Black Shark, and Razer have to offer in this category, and it’s now time to take a look at Nubia’s Red Magic 3S.

Red Magic is Nubia’s gaming line, and the brand is following up on  [Read More…]

Save on this Millennium Falcon Funko Pop! with a great Cyber Monday deal

Now is a great time to celebrate Star Wars. Not only is the excellent series, The Mandalorian now streaming on Disney+, but The Rise of Skywalker, the last film in the Skywalker Saga, is premiering later this month. So to mark the occasion, your love for the Galaxy Far Far Away, and your adoration of cute things, pick up this Cyber Monday deal on the Deluxe Millennium Falcon Funko Pop!, complete with Han Solo sitting in the cockpit, for $  [Read More…]

Black Friday isn’t just for tech; here are some great non-tech deals!

Not everything we need is connected to our mobile devices. There are lots of other items we want and Black Friday is the time to get the best deals on those items. Pick up your holiday gifts now, or just snag a bargain on something you’ve had your eye on.

Top of the line KitchenAid KP26M1XDP Professional 600 Series 6-Quart Stand Mixer

Staff Favorite

This is an investment piece, and there is no better time to invest  [Read More…]

The Acer Nitro 27-inch 1440p monitor is great for gamers and down to $270

The Acer Nitro VG270U 27-inch IPS monitor is down to $ 269.99 through Newegg’s eBay store. You can also find it for that price on the main site, but using eBay is a good way to avoid Newegg’s notoriously bad policy on dead pixels (eBay has a more generous return policy). This monitor normally sells for around $ 370, and we haven’t seen it go this low before. This is part of Newegg’s Black Friday sale.

The gaming monitor  [Read More…]

Accessorize your Google Stadia with these great add-ons

Google Stadia launched on Nov. 19, and thousands of gamers are playing games like Destiny 2 and Red Dead Redemption 2 through the service. To make the most of Stadia on the go through your phone, you should consider purchasing some accessories like a controller clip and wireless headphones. We’ve compiled some of the best items for Stadia, and you can take a look at them here.

With Black Friday coming up, you’re sure to find some great deals  [Read More…]

MediaTek debuts its first smartphone SoC with 5G, and tons of great specs

Devices with the new platform will hit the mass market in early 2020.

What you need to know The new Dimensity 1000 SoC is built on a 7nm process with 4x Cortex-A77 cores and impressive specs. Integrated Sub-6 5G modem provides high speeds and power saving, with dual-SIM and carrier aggregation. Devices with the Dimensity 1000 will begin hitting the market in late 2019, with wide rollout through 2020.

MediaTek is debuting its latest round of mobile  [Read More…]

Tello is a great carrier if you use your phone’s hotspot a lot

Best answer: Yes, Tello Mobile does allow hotspot use. It’s included for free with any plan you choose, meaning you don’t have to pay a penny more just to tether with your other devices.

Free hotspot: Tello (From $ 5/month at Tello) Perfect for Tello: Google Pixel 3a ($ 393 at Amazon) Tello doesn’t charge extra for hotspot use

Tello is a wireless carrier with a ton of great features, including free hotspot access!

Some of Tello’s  [Read More…]

AirPods Pro review: Still great, but there are better options on Android

Here’s the thing: like most Apple accessories, the AirPods Pro work best with Apple products. They’re pretty great if you use an iPhone, an iPad, or a MacBook. They connect instantly and feature hands-free Siri along with sensor-based play/pause when you remove one or both earbuds.

But with Android phones, the AirPods Pro are just another pair of true wireless earbuds, albeit ones with excellent noise cancellation, some handy capacitive controls, and a relatively portable case. But that  [Read More…]

TP-Link router systems: Great mix of quality and price

TP-Link has been making networking equipment for ages and it’s quite good at it. Not only that, TP-Link routers more often than not offer competitive specifications at great prices. If you’re looking for a great balance of features including fast AC Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO and tri-band, the Archer A20 is a great fit.

Best Overall: Archer A20

Wi-Fi 6, or 802.11AX, is the next big thing in Wi-Fi routers. The only problem is that very few  [Read More…]