Tag Archive: Made


Microsoft made the perfect Android messaging app, and it’s now in the U.S.

This is what Android Messages should have been from the beginning.

Microsoft significantly raised the quality of its apps on Android over the course of the last two years, leading to great Android apps that include the likes of Next Lock Screen and Microsoft Launcher.

The latest is SMS Organizer, a text messaging service from Microsoft Garage, an initiative within the company that lets employees work on projects they’re passionate about. The app leverages machine learning to  [Read More…]

Motorola One Action preview: Motorola just made a GoPro into a phone

If you’ve ever wanted an ultra-wide action camera on a phone, the Motorola One Action is the phone for you.

Motorola is known for making some interesting devices, even if the company hasn’t been fighting on the flagship front recently. The Motorola One Vision provided the company’s first CinemaVision display on a phone, while the Moto Z range offers Moto Mods that expand the phone’s capabilities. Its latest device – the Motorola One Action – takes a  [Read More…]

The Note 10’s frame is actually made out of aluminum, not stainless steel

Samsung hasn’t confirmed the reason for the change in material.

What you need to know Samsung’s early marketing material for the Note 10 mentioned a stainless steel frame for the phone. Today, the company updated its marketing to say it’s actually “polished metal.” In other words, the Note 10’s frame is aluminum.

During its Unpacked event in New York this past Wednesday, Samsung introduced us to the Galaxy Note 10 and did everything in its power to  [Read More…]

Here’s the lab where Google’s hardware products are made

Google recently opened the lab up to a journalist for the very first time.

What you need to know Google recently opened the doors of its design lab to a journalist for the first time. The lab is only accessible to select employees. It’s where the design of Google’s hardware products are initially created.

Google’s been making a big push with its hardware efforts over the last few years, and one thing that’s stuck out about its  [Read More…]

Google will use recycled materials in all ‘Made by Google’ hardware by 2022

Google wants to integrate sustainability into its designs right from the start

What you need to know Google has announced that 100% of all Made by Google hardware will use recycled materials by 2022. By next year, 100% of all shipments going to or from customers will be carbon neutral. Several Nest products are already made using post-consumer recycled plastic.

As part of its efforts to integrate sustainability into its products, Google has pledged to include recycled  [Read More…]

Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals are made using 6 million recycled phones

Apart from phones, other small devices such as cameras, gaming consoles, and laptops were also collected.

What you need to know Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizing committee has unveiled the Olympic medals, which have been made using recycled electronics. The Olympic Committee collected nearly 80,000 tons of old electronics to create the medals, including 6.21 million phones. A total of 5,000 medals are expected to be given out in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The organizing  [Read More…]

HyperX has made an outstanding microphone with the QuadCast for PS4

Let’s be honest. The pair of flimsy earbuds that Sony provides with every PlayStation 4 console are a piece of junk. You’ll need to go out and buy a whole new microphone and headset to get the audio quality that you deserve. Thankfully, a bunch of third-party manufacturers have been stepping in for years to do just that, and HyperX recently entered the scene with its very first microphone: The HyperX QuadCast for PlayStation 4 and PC. HyperX  [Read More…]

Managing multiple PS4 accounts on one console made easy

Video game consoles are expensive for most families, so it’s understandable that many will have to share between just one. Managing multiple accounts on a single PlayStation 4 is relatively stress free, though it’s easy to feel overwhelmed if you’re unfamiliar with the process. Here are a few tips to get you started.

Creating multiple accounts

Before you even begin to set up multiple accounts, you’ll need to set up your first one.

Turn on your PS4 console.  [Read More…]

Oculus Quest made me actually care about VR

I never cared about VR, but the Oculus Quest made me a believer.

I’ve always been wary of virtual reality headsets. I’m that person who gets motion sickness easily — an obvious obstacle for VR since the dawn of time — but I’ve also had issues with accessibility. I’ve been jumping from apartment to apartment for the past decade, so not only is space an issue but so is portability. I already have to pack and lug  [Read More…]

The awesome Razer Phone 2 is made for gamers and $200 off right now

Crazy good discount.

The Razer Phone 2 is down to a ridiculously low price of $ 499.99 today. That’s $ 200 off what it has been selling for recently and $ 300 off what it was going for near the beginning of the year. The last deal we shared was just a $ 50 drop with a free case, so I think this deal blows that one out of the water. You can find this same price  [Read More…]