Tag Archive: Important


What’s the most important feature you look for in a new phone?

Everyone wants something, so what gets your wallet open?

Ah, that new phone smell. Buying a new phone can be a sort of ritual. Some loyalists will immediately order what’s new from a company they already have faith in, some will ponder endlessly and obsess over every detail, and others are content to wait and see before the plastic card comes out. But one thing we all have in common is that we’re usually looking for just  [Read More…]

Store 128GB of important data with SanDisk’s $26 Ultra Fit USB Flash Drive

Transport documents quickly and keep your files secure with this USB flash drive.

SanDisk’s 128GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive is down to $ 25.99 at Amazon while supplies last. This limited time deal saves you $ 5 off its average price and marks the lowest it’s ever dropped. It regularly sells for up to $ 38.

This high-speed USB 3.1 flash drive features read speeds up to 130MB/s. You could  [Read More…]

Project Treble is turning out to be more important than we thought

We’re already seeing the fruits of Google’s labor with Treble and Android P.

While we’re all busy arguing about Android P’s gestures and swooning over the new features, something far more exciting didn’t get the attention I think it deserves: seeing the first fruits of Google’s labor with Project Treble. In a completely unexpected move, Google released the first beta version of Android P for not only its own Pixel phones, but also phones from seven different  [Read More…]

XGIMI CC Aurora review: Android smart projector that falls short in important places

The XGIMI CC Aurora is a smart projector that shows the future but still lives in the present and past. The lack of accessories and the absence of Google Play integration are real obstacles to the CC Aurora’s success in the smart projector market.

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How important are Android security patches?

You can never be too secure.

Once a month, Google updates the Android Security Bulletin and releases a new security patch for Pixel and Nexus phones. Other OEMs like Sony and Essential have been getting better at pushing these updates just as fast as Google does, but the likes of Samsung, LG, and others often keep users waiting and waiting for the latest patch.

These security-focused updates help to ensure your phone is as safe as can  [Read More…]

What’s an eSIM and why is it important for the future of mobile?

eSIM is becoming more common, and you should know how it differs from traditional SIM.

Pretty much ever since modern smartphones have been available to us, we’ve been dealing with the small piece of plastic inside known as a subscriber identification module (SIM). When you get a new phone, your service provider likely pops in a SIM and you go on your way, or you switch it over yourself from your old device. While SIM cards are  [Read More…]

Google now owns a very important part of the next Pokémon Go

Game developers are going to be using Google Maps for a long, long time.

One of the big things that makes the Niantic games special is the way you go out into the real world to do things. Ingress and Pokémon Go both involve a heavy amount of roaming the space around you, naturally encouraging you to meet up with friends, and generally being more active. The secret ingredient to all of that is the map, which  [Read More…]

Let Seagate’s $76 external drive keep 3TB of your most important files backed up

A must-have.

Seagate’s 3TB Expansion desktop hard drive offers a ton of storage space in a rather small package, which makes it very desirable. It doesn’t take up a ton of space on your desk and with its USB 3.0 connection it makes backing up and transferring files a breeze. Whether you have a large photo library or keep local copies of all your important tax documents, this external drive can be useful to everyone in the  [Read More…]

3 important steps for keeping your kids safe online in 2018

You don’t need to be afraid of your kids using the internet.

Surfing the internet is not in and of itself a dangerous act, but much like the chain letter emails of our forefathers, it can be easy to get lost when you’re inexperienced. Younger users tend to live in apps instead of the browser, but that doesn’t always guarantee safety. If you’re concerned about leaving your child unattended on the internet, we’ve got a few tips for  [Read More…]

Back up your stuff! How to make sure you never lose your important data again

This holiday season, make sure your phone — and those of your loved ones — is adequately backed up.

When your phone is your life, the potential of losing essential photos, documents, music and other important things can be devastating. On your computer or laptop, even more so. That’s why we’re starting out our 12 days of tech tips with an obvious one: back up your stuff.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day  [Read More…]