Tag Archive: Inside


Inside Google’s plan to have security patches updated via the Play Store

Google’s next step following the success of Project Treble.

At the beginning of each month, Google updates its monthly Android Security Bulletin and pushes out a security patch to its Pixel phones to ensure they’re as up-to-date and secure as can be. The process is pretty smooth and painless for those Pixel owners, but if you have a phone that’s made by Samsung, LG, Huawei, etc., you can often find yourself waiting a while before the patch  [Read More…]

Here’s what the inside of the Galaxy Fold looks like

Let’s hope you never have to repair this thing.

The Galaxy Fold is one of the most technologically impressive phones we’ve seen in quite some time, and even though it hasn’t even officially launched yet, someone’s already managed to completely disassemble the thing.

Shared on Chinese social network Weibo, we can see exactly what the Galaxy Fold looks like inside. It’s pretty impressive to see just what makes the Galaxy Fold tick, and to not much surprise,  [Read More…]

Hide your valuables inside this discounted metal book safe for $8

Swiper, no swiping!

Instead of leaving your valuables lying around for anyone to help themselves to, why not take a bit more precaution? At Amazon, you can pick up this sly Book Safe featuring a combination lock for just $ 8.37 by entering promo code F69HAT7K during checkout. Only the large, black version of this product is eligible for this discount. Today’s deal saves you nearly 50% off its average price of $ 16 there.

This metal  [Read More…]

Arlo Pro 2 security camera review: Easy inside and out

With so many different connected security systems to choose from, confusion is the new normal. Arlo makes it all easier.

Connected security cameras come in all shapes and sizes and trying to make sure you get what you need the first time can be a pain. Nobody wants to set up a security system more than once. I’ve been using the Arlo Pro 2 system — one camera outside with a pair of Arlo Security Lights and  [Read More…]

The inside story of how the POCO F1 costs just $300

Two factors: conscious cost-saving and Xiaomi’s supply chain.

With so many diverse options in the smartphone segment, it’s hard for a new player to stand out. However, Xiaomi’s sub-brand managed to do just that. When POCO unveiled the F1, it did something that I thought wasn’t possible anymore: take Indian consumers by surprise. India is one of the hardest markets to sell a phone — there’s no dearth of choice across any given category, and the average  [Read More…]

An inside look at how the OnePlus 6 is made

You’ve seen the teardown, now see the OnePlus 6 being put together.

Over the last four years, OnePlus built up a name for itself as a company that caters to power users. OnePlus now sells in most major global markets, but it’s India where the company has seen the most success to date. The Chinese company managed to overtake Samsung as the premium segment in the country earlier this year, a worthy accomplishment from a brand that’s  [Read More…]

LG G7 One has the outside of a G7, inside of a V30, and runs Android One

They share a name, and that’s about it.

LG finds success in using its well-known brands and design language from its high-end phones across a variety of lower-end models, focusing on the value and price-conscious buyers. In its latest attempt, LG is announcing two new LG G7 models — the LG G7 One and LG G7 Fit — with a similar design and brand, but different software and internals focused on differentiating and cutting costs.

The  [Read More…]

‘Inside Oculus’ at GDC 2018: All the biggest news

Here’s what Oculus had to say at GDC 2018.

Oculus had its “Inside Oculus” presentation today at GDC 2018, and alongside some stats on usage and a promise to invest more money in “AAA” content, there were a few major announcements that have the VR world atwitter, including new information about Oculus Go and the “Santa Cruz” project, as well as some improvements to Oculus Home.

Here’s what you need to know.

See Gear VR at  [Read More…]

Google is also running customer surveys inside Android Messages — and not just on Pixels

User feedback or user annoyance?

A few days ago we pointed out that Google is running customer surveys in the Pixel 2 XL’s settings page, which turned out to be a pretty polarizing subject. Though it doesn’t seem like many Pixel 2 owners are seeing the settings page survey, some are seeing a very similar one pop up in other Google apps — in this case, the Android Messages SMS client. And not just in Pixels — this particular  [Read More…]

This $13 Anker portable charger would fit neatly inside a holiday stocking

It’s a portable charger that fits in your hand.

This Anker black Astro E1 ultra compact portable charger is down to $ 13.19 on Amazon. It normally sells around $ 17 and the other colors are selling for $ 20 right now.

This charger is the size of a candy bar but has 6700mAh, which means it’s got enough power to fully charge a Galaxy S8.

Features include:

Exclusive PowerIQ Technology: Detects your device to deliver its  [Read More…]