Tag Archive: Look


The Oppo R17 offers a glimpse as to what the OnePlus 6T might look like

Look at that itty-bitty little notch!

While it can be fun to look at OnePlus as an underdog in the smartphone space, it’s important to remember that its parent company is Oppo — one of the largest phone manufacturers in the world. OnePlus phones often take a lot of inspiration from Oppo handsets that come out before them, and should that pattern continue this year, the recently announced Oppo R17 looks like an excellent foundation for the  [Read More…]

How to make your LG G7 ThinQ look like a Pixel 2

Now that the LG G7 ThinQ is in the hands of quite a few users, chances are you may already be tired of LG’s software. Maybe you want all of the frills that LG includes, but want a stock Android look.

Well, thanks to the world of Android, you can do just about whatever you want. That includes making your G7 ThinQ look like a Pixel 2.

Download the Launcher

Unfortunately, Google Now Launcher is dead, and the Big G  [Read More…]

How to make your Skype or Hangouts video look great on your desktop

Frequently video chat with friends, co-workers, or podcasters? Here are a few tips to help you look like a pro.

Video chatting with friends and co-workers has practically become a way of life in our modern world. I use Skype and FaceTime pretty much daily in my home and work life, and because of that, I’ve spent a good deal of time trying to perfect my video quality.

Whether you wear pajama bottoms or a dress shirt  [Read More…]

Marvel iHome headphones review: At least they look fun

Show off a little with your headphones, it’s cool.

Some of us put headphones on as we’re leaving the house at the beginning of the day, and and don’t take them off until we’re home again. Those headphones become a part of our visual identity from day to day, and so it’s natural to want them to stand out a little. For the Marvel fans among us, iHome has released a pair of headphones themed after Captain  [Read More…]

Need to know: A look at Qualcomm Snapdragon processors

Qualcomm is one of the biggest names in mobile CPUs. If you’ve owned a flagship smartphone in the past five years, you’ve likely heard the term Snapdragon at some point. Snapdragon is the moniker Qualcomm has adopted for the mobile arm of its processors. And while Qualcomm makes other mobile chips, Snapdragon is the one you want to keep your eye on.

The processor that governs a phone dictates a wide variety of compatible features. Processing speed, download/upload speed, camera  [Read More…]

Let these discounted Greenworks outdoor tools help you improve the look of your yard

The grass should be greener on your side.

Amazon is running a one-day sale on a bunch of Greenworks outdoor power tools, including string trimmers, blowers, cultivators, and more. These are all battery-powered tools, some of which include the battery and others don’t. Spring may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean your lawn doesn’t still need some care for a few more months.

You can grab this 21-inch mower without a battery for $ 161.15, which  [Read More…]

Control for PlayStation 4: First look and questions answered!

Here’s everything we know so far about the inscrutable new Remedy game, Control.

What was Remedy mysterious P7 project? Introducing Control, a game first shown off at E3 2018 to great delight and confusion. The trailer for Control showed a woman exploring a mysterious, twisting bureau full of floating people and supernatural monsters. She fought them with a single gun and her own set of powers, she performed some weird ritual thing, and she got sucked into  [Read More…]

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…]

What to look for in a used Chromebook

One of the best Chromebook features often gets overlooked: over six years of operating system support direct from Google. That means you get all the new features that come to Chrome OS (provided your hardware allows) as well as security fixes and those tiny updates that make things just work better. That means a Chromebook you buy today will still be supported in 2024, and a Chromebook that sold new in 2016 still has four years of updates  [Read More…]

Google Play Movies & TV gets a new look on Roku

Look for it in the Google Play Movies & TV channel on Roku.

Google today announced that its Play Movies & TV channel on Roku is getting a whole new look.

The broad strokes?

You’re going to have a simpler navigation. It’s not quite in line with what you get with, say, Android TV, but it’s not bad at all.

There’s also a dedicated TV page. Just TV shows, and nothing else.

There’s  [Read More…]