Tag Archive: Hate


Totallee Google Pixel 2 Case Review: The perfect case for people that hate cases

Totallee’s slim Pixel 2 case is totally worth your money.

I hate cases. I know they’re important to use and often do a great job at protecting your phone, but I can’t stand the added bulk or weight they usually add. As such, when I came across the Totallee case on Amazon, I knew I had to get my hands on it ASAP.

Totallee designed a case that offers basic protection from small drops and bumps without  [Read More…]

Peel for the Pixel 2 is a case for people who hate cases

If you’re looking for a simple case that truly doesn’t take away from the phone’s design, this is it.

Admission: I’m not a case guy. That partially comes with having used too many phones over the years. But it also has to do with the fact that phones are so damn big these days, and most cases just make them bigger.

Most cases. That’s not Peel, though.

No. This is the sort of case you put on  [Read More…]

How your phone can help you walk more (and not hate it)

Take the stairs. Walk, don’t drive. Every little step adds up when you’re trying to get fit!

In the first Tech for your Health column, we discussed using apps and technology to help establish better nutrition habits. With all that extra energy that comes along with eating right, it’s time to step up your physical activity.

They say you need to learn to walk before you can run. While that idiom relates to mastering basic skills before  [Read More…]

Where did all of this Qualcomm hate come from?

Qualcomm’s patents and their usage fees have many up in arms and are at the center of a big legal mess.

Around the web, you’ll find plenty of things written about Qualcomm. Most of it is news about its latest products, or reviews of the same products but you’ll also see a new trend of … distaste for Qualcomm. Most of the time there is no back story given about why. So that’s what we’re going to  [Read More…]

Hate the Galaxy S8’s unlocking options? Buy a Fitbit

The Galaxy S8’s fingerprint sensor placement has some people in a tizzy. Here’s how to avoid using it and still keep your device safe.

The Galaxy S8 is a great phone with a lot of ways to unlock the screen. That stems from the fact that Samsung relocated the fingerprint sensor from the front below the screen, which is easy to reach, to the back next to the camera, which is considerably harder. Then it added two  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 ‘eyewitness renders’ show new edge displays and that weird fingerprint sensor location we all already hate

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S8?

The Galaxy S8 isn’t yet official, but we’re learning more and more about what it will look like, and design decisions — for better or worse — Samsung has made.

The latest comes from CNET Korea which has procured a Galaxy S8 “eyewitness” who helped them create renders of the upcoming phone. There are several key differences here that others who claim to have seen it or have seen the parts that will  [Read More…]

What we love and hate about CES

The good and bad of everyone’s favorite technology-focused dog-and-pony show.

Our CES badges this year helpfully reminded us of how many years we’d walked the padded paths laid out in the Las Vegas Convention Center. As a six year veteran myself, I feel led to share some of the good and bad elements of the world’s largest technology trade show.

The Good Surprisingly worth-it little gadgets

Trade shows like CES help us discover those niche  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 7 benchmarks and the nerds who love to hate them

Does the Note 7 have a performance problem?

Despite going through a massive recall at the moment, the [Galaxy Note 7]](./samsung-galaxy-note-7) is still one of the top phones on the market. And there’s something deep in the heart of every smartphone nerd that twinkles every time they own a phone that someone with any measure of authority calls “the best” and defends that statement in a way they agree with.

Note 7 fans had that feeling  [Read More…]

“I Hate You” is a mobile game to help you exorcise those phobias (review)

Overview A lot of us, while being otherwise normal, functioning humans, harbor some deep and rather irrational fears against generally ‘normal’ items in daily life. Be it clowns, spiders, or even a trip to the dentist, sometimes a certain thing or event can create life-stopping fear or paranoia. Wouldn’t it be great to have a

Hate an app icon? Here’s how to change it

Out with ugly. In with Awesome.

Stop me if you’re heard this one: you’ve got an app you love to use, one with excellent features and snappy response time. But every time you go to open in, you just shake your head and wonder what the developer was thinking when they were creating that icon. Some of us hide ugly icons in folders, just so we have to look at them less. But there’s another way,  [Read More…]