Tag Archive: Model


Soundcore Model Zero+ review: The most striking Assistant speaker yet

Soundcore’s first Google Assistant speaker delivers the goods.

If you’re shopping for a Google Assistant-powered smart speaker, chances are you’ve been mostly looking at Google’s own first-party offerings with the Home, Home Mini, and new Home Hub Smart Display. Google’s smart speakers are really great and among the best out there, but a quick look over at the third-party world will reveal a heap of goodness just waiting to be explored.

One such third-party speaker is the  [Read More…]

Which Pixel Slate model is right for me?

Best answer: The Pixel Slate is available in four different models, but for most people, the $ 799 or $ 999 versions are the only models worth consideration. If you want to stretch your dollars even further, it may be worth considering the HP Chromebook X2.

Google: Pixel Slate ($ 599 to $ 1,599)

Best Buy: HP Chromebook X2 ($ 600)

A wide range of specs

Google’s Pixel Slate is a high-end two-in-one Chromebook with a  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10 may come in four variants, including a 5G model

Rumors have it that Samsung is going to launch a lot of Galaxy S10 models early next year, and the latest paints a picture where there might be four to choose from.

According to a report from XDA-Developers, Samsung is indeed planning on multiple variants for the flagship Galaxy S10 next year, with the primary differentiator being the cameras on the back. That’s echoed in this report as well, with one major difference.

According to the report’s investigation of Android  [Read More…]

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B vs. 3 B+: Which should you buy?

Changes to the network interface and a small processor revision sound minor but could make a difference for your project.

We don’t expect to see an all-new model Raspberry Pi until late 2019 according to the company’s roadmap, but the Raspberry Pi Foundation released a bit of a version bump with the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+. In the smartphone world that + means you should expect something bigger, but in this case, the differences are a  [Read More…]

If you don’t have a stand for your phone yet, it’s time to buy Anker’s adjustable model for $8

Find the right angle!

We’ve had a few great deals recently on phone and tablet stands, and honestly, if you don’t already have one, it’s time to buy one. Right now you can pick up Anker’s silver portable multi-angle stand for just $ 7.99 at Amazon when you use coupon code ANKERSTS during checkout. If you want the black version, you’ll need to use coupon code ANKERSTB.

The stand comes with built-in non-slip rubber pads so it  [Read More…]

Modern Dad drives a Tesla Model 3!

It’s the future, eventually …

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Priorities shift as we get older — and also when price tags shift exponentially. The need-it-right-this-second feeling you get from a smartphone — even one that costs a ridiculous $ 1,000 or so, as is the case with today’s top-shelf devices — just isn’t quite as pressing when you’re paying mortgages and starting to give serious thought to your kids’ college costs.

Getting old sucks. Don’t do it.

But every  [Read More…]

Zolo announces Model Zero radial speaker with Google Assistant

Anker’s Zolo sub-brand has announced an interestingly designed speaker with Google Assistant.

Anker is no stranger to audio products since it produces some of the best inexpensive earbuds out there. Its Zolo sub-brand is no stranger to experimental products either, with the company releasing its Liberty truly wireless earbuds late last year. That heritage continues with Zolo’s latest announcement: the Model Zero speaker.

Image courtesy of Zolo

I’m not quite sure what the inspiration is for  [Read More…]

Google unveils Android Wear beta program, but it only supports one model

Oreo is coming to Android Wear — eventually.

Google has announced a very limited beta program for Android Wear, allowing its flagship smartwatch, the LG Watch Sport, to test out some upcoming features based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Today, we are launching the beta of the next Android Wear update. As we mentioned at Google I/O, this will mainly be a technical upgrade to API 26 with enhancements to background limits and notification channels.

The update is  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 has a new ‘Soft Gold’ color, 8GB of RAM model now comes in grey

Phone color choices aren’t always exciting.

For a third consecutive version, OnePlus is releasing a limited edition “Soft Gold” color option of its flagship phone — this time just over a month after the original launch in black and grey. Starting today, you can buy a soft gold OnePlus 5 for the standard $ 479 / £449 / €499 price and with the usual 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage — that is, while supplies last.

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Grab the 32GB Moto G5 Plus for $199, 64GB model for $249

For one day only, get the Moto G5 Plus with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage for $ 249.

The Moto G5 Plus is one of the best budget phones currently in the market, and you can pick one up for just $ 199 on Newegg. That’s a $ 30 discount on the model with 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage. Amazon is also getting on the action, offering the variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage for  [Read More…]