Tag Archive: Magic


UE unveils Boom 3 and MegaBoom 3 speakers with Magic Buttons

Smart speakers might be very hot right now, but not everyone enjoys talking to their electronics. Sometimes all you need is the essentials.

That’s exactly what Ultimate Ears is offering with its latest set of wireless speakers. The UE Boom 3 and MegaBoom 3 might not carry the AI wits of Alexa or the Google Assistant, but they can blast quality audio and look pretty while doing so.

The two speakers are the latest iterations of UE’s Boom family which  [Read More…]

Magic Leap One AR headset now available for $2295

Don’t let your wallet read this article.

At the tail-end of last year, Magic Leap finally unveiled its first augmented reality headset that would actually be available for people to buy. After three years of hard work, the Magic Leap One Creator Edition was announced with a 2018 release date and no price.

Today, Magic Leap confirmed that its headset will set buyers back a staggering $ 2295.

While that is a lot of money, it’s important  [Read More…]

5 years on, the Chromecast still has frustrating flaws that detract from the magic

We were caught off guard by how great the first Chromecast was — now, we expect more consistency from this streamer.

The original Google Chromecast was announced just over five years ago. Three generations and tens of millions of sales later, it’s hard to believe this idea originally blindsided us, accompanying the launch of the second-generation Nexus 7 tablet. The idea was ever-so-simple: use your phone to control a TV-based streaming device, but let the controls happen  [Read More…]

Help save trees when you play SEEDS – The Magic Garden

How would you like to save a tree and make the world a little greener next time you play a game on your phone? That’s exactly what Znavit and the World Land Trust are looking to accomplish with SEEDS – The Magic Garden. Together they have teamed up to help you save and plant trees all over the world by simply playing a game on your phone.

On the surface, SEEDS – The Magic Garden is just another match game.  [Read More…]

Might and Magic Elemental Guardians for Android: What you need to know

Ubisoft’s latest game for Android is a robust mobile RPG.

Might and Magic is a role-playing game franchise with a legacy that spans over 30 years. It was one of those early titles that helped establish the early PC RPG genre and still maintains a fanbase to this day.

The latest title in the series attempts to reboot the franchise and bring it into the 21st century by making the game accessible to millions of mobile gamers  [Read More…]

How to use Spotify’s radio magic to level up your personal playlists

We never want a good playlist to end, and with Playlist Radio, they never have to.

Spotify prides itself on its playlist prowess. There’s a reason that Spotify’s Home tab is covered in playlists rather than just popular songs and albums like most music apps. A good, long, curated playlist can hit all the right spots even better than Spotify’s radio stations, but if you’re having a little trouble fleshing out your budding playlists, never fear!

Spotify  [Read More…]

Software magic brings HDR support to the Pixel and Pixel XL

The first generation Pixel phones now include support for YouTube HDR.

YouTube began supporting HDR playback in late 2016, but there were not compatible smartphones to play back the HDR content. Since that time, the LG G6, Galaxy S8, Sony Xperia XZ Premium, LG V30 and Note 8 have all been released or announced with hardware-based HDR support. Now, it looks like last year’s Pixel phones will be joining the party.

Android Police reports that the Pixel  [Read More…]

Microsoft brings some Cortana magic to Skype Preview for Android

Microsoft has brought a little bit of Cortana magic to the Skype Preview app on Android.

If you use the Skype Preview app for Android, then you can now interact with Cortana alongside all of your other chats — so long as you call the U.S. home. The latest update to the app, which acts as sort of a beta testing ground for new features, adds Microsoft’s digital assistant as a bot, along with a couple of  [Read More…]

Put some summer magic on your home screen with this theme pack!

Summer is here, and it feels like it will never end.

The days are longer, the days are hotter, and there’s not nearly as much to do when going outside feels like walking into an oven. Summer is about staying cooler and staying entertained, and we can kill two birds with one stone by putting some cool new themes onto our home screens. A new theme can make your phone seem like a brand new toy, no  [Read More…]