Tag Archive: keeping


Show off your Pixel 3 while keeping it safe with a clear case

The Google Pixel 3 is a beautifully crafted phone with a thin profile and an iconic look. It’s only natural you’d want to show that off, but the Pixel 3 is also a phone with a glass back and a very high price tag, so you should really, really get a case on it. Thankfully, clear cases can keep your phone safe while showing it off for all the world to see.

Crystal clear choice Spigen Liquid Crystal

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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…]

Are you keeping your Pixel 2 XL?

To keep or not to keep.

Just like pretty much every other phone that’s released, the Pixel 2 XL has had its fair share of ups and downs. The initial launch and the numerous display complaints left some folks with a bad taste in their mouths, but after Google addressed these issues and pushed out a handful of updates to the phone, it’s now better than ever.

Some of our forum users recently got to talking about  [Read More…]

Fitbit Aria 2 review: Keeping it in the family

The Fitbit Aria 2 is a sleek and capable Wi-Fi smart scale that plays nicely with other Fitbit products.

As the name implies, the Fitbit Aria 2 is the second-generation of smart scales from Fitbit, the brand that’s become synonymous with fitness-focused technology. It’s sleek and easy to use with a really bright LED screen, but is it worth the rather steep $ 130 price tag?

That question largely depends on your opinion and usage of other  [Read More…]

Gear Up: Anker’s SoundBuds lineup provides great value while keeping your music bumping

When it comes to Bluetooth headphones, there are a lot of new options on the market. Today, we take a look at the Anker SoundBuds Slim, Tag, and Sport to determine which option is best for you!

Google Play Protect now widely available, keeping your phone safe from bad apps

There’s a new interface to the app security on your phone.

Google’s new (and now properly branded) security system, Google Play Protect, is now widely available and should at this point be active on any phone with the latest version of Google Play Services. After a slow rollout with varied reports that Play Protect was available, as we look at our own devices here every one of them has it.

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Moto E4 review: Keeping it simple

The Moto E4 is one of the best prepaid deals you can get right now.

The Moto E4 is fine. It’s not particularly good looking or powerful, nor is it filled with features. When you think a generic smartphone, this is kind of what you think of.

And yet, for $ 129, I would probably recommend it, warts and all, over any other phone. At $ 70 on Verizon’s prepaid service, it’s an absolute steal. Here’s why.

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Keeping the same phone for two years

Long term support should be as important as the hardware when it comes to our next phone purchase.

I’ve been thinking about this for a while. Apple, Samsung, and Google are pricing their premium phones high enough to make a dent in most everyone’s bank account. There’s a lot of room to talk about phones, no matter how smart, being worth the asking prices, but talk probably won’t change anything there. The prices are what they are,  [Read More…]

Essential tips for keeping our Android phones safe

In the world we live in, we tend to take our mobile devices for granted these days. They sit in our pockets ready to provide us with access to the Internet, and all the different forms of entertainment that it holds. Something we tend to forget though to keep this portal safe, especially from the […]

Keeping your data safe and private while you travel across borders is a lot of work

The things you may need to do to protect your privacy in today’s world is interesting and terrifying at the same time.

One interesting byproduct of a shift in the U.S. executive branch’s stance on border safety is seeing people actually concerned about their privacy and data safety when they need to cross those borders. No matter where you stand on the current administration’s ideas and potential policy changes (and this isn’t the place to argue those)  [Read More…]