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It looks like the Pixel 2 will get a minimum of 3 years of software & security updates

If you’re planning to get the new Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, we have some good news for you. It seems that Google will be offering 3 years of OS and security updates for the new phones. This information was spotted in the official spec sheets of the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 […]

WhatsApp is unveiling its own emoji, but they look a lot like the iPhone’s

WhatsApp has unveiled its own emoji, starting with the Android app.

Love them or hate them, emoji are a great way to convey meaning with text messages. With plain text, it can be difficult to gauge someone’s emotions. Emoji can be used to better understand the messages intent, or at least make the message prettier. Because of their expressive nature, emoji are often updated to reflect different moods.

Emojipedia reports that WhatsApp has begun using  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Note 8 Alcantara case is like a soft blanket for your phone

Remember Snuggie? This is not that. This is a case.

I’ve been meaning to put my thoughts on the Note 8 down for a few weeks now, but they’re basically the same as Andrew’s: it’s a great, huge phone that has many redeeming qualities, including a beautiful screen, admirable performance, and an S Pen that I love and want to use, but don’t. Oh, and battery life is fine. Not sure what everyone’s on about in that  [Read More…]

Amazon’s new Echo Spot is like a smaller, rounder Echo Show

Amazon just revealed a tiny, globular version of the Echo Show. It’s called the Echo Spot!

At a surprise press event on Wednesday Amazon revealed the Echo Spot, a small, globe-shaped smart speaker with a circular display that’s reminiscent of the Echo Show.

Image credit: Nicole Nguyen‏

Where the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot are great as smart speakers, the Echo Spot is perfectly designed to serve as your smart alarm clock. The round display can  [Read More…]

The $90 Plantronics BackBeat Fit headphones are perfect for runners who like quality sound

Our friends at Thrifter have a great deal on some excellent Bluetooth headphones for your workout!

The Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth headphones are down to $ 89.99 on Amazon. These headphones are normally $ 130 and have never dropped lower than $ 100 before.

The BackBeat Fit released back in 2014 and earned a lot of praise from critics, including 4 star reviews from CNET and PC Mag. They have only gotten better over the years because  [Read More…]

Facer’s new Watchmaker Series will make your smartwatch look like a traditional watch

Facer – a popular app developed by Little Labs which let smartwatch users design and install customized watch faces announced this week a major update, as well as the new “Watchmaker Series”. After conducting a survey, Facer concluded that almost 80% of Facer users prefer traditional watches. With this in mind Facer today introduces the […]

Android Oreo will look like Android Nougat for almost everyone

Everyone knows it’s what’s inside that counts.

We’ve all had a good long look at Android Oreo. A few have been using it for the life of the beta and are running it on their phone right now, but most of us are waiting and will continue to wait for a while. One universal truth is that when Oreo comes to phones that sold well and we see millions of people getting it, we’ll hear how it  [Read More…]

Kirin 970’s dual image signal processors make the Galaxy S8 camera look like a blurry mess, Huawei says

It’s definitely an understatement to say that he Samsung Galaxy S8 has a more-than capable camera. From the sensor to the lens to the image signal processing, no one would deny this fact.

Huawei, however, has a few things to say about that.

The Chinese behemoth unveiled its new Kirin 970 processor today at the IFA conference in Berlin. In addition to cramming in 5.5 billion transistors on a 10nm manufacturing process, and putting artificial intelligence directly onto  [Read More…]

Vobot is like an Amazon Echo Dot, only slightly more fun (but definitely more flawed)

Vobot looks cooler and is a little more fun than an Amazon Echo Dot. But it’s lacking the one feature that makes Alexa Alexa.

We’ve already established that the Amazon Echo Dot is the first device you should get if you’re looking to start out with Alexa. But there’s one problem: It looks like an oversized hockey puck. Not exactly what I’d call fun.

Enter Vobot. It’s a sort of dot-matrix-looking alarm clock that bats its eyes  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S9 will get a dual-camera like the Note 8

Now the Note 8 has been officially released to the world, attention inevitably turns to what Samsung has in store next, that being the Galaxy S9. One of the standout features of the Note 8 was the dual-camera setup that allowed for selective focus and enhanced picture quality depth-of-field. According to KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo who […]