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MrMobile’s OnePlus 3T review: More to love?

The OnePlus 3T is physically identical to its predecessor aside from a new gunmetal paint job, so it has to rely on small bumps in processor, camera and software to stand out against the OnePlus 3 it’s replacing.

Do these improvements make the OnePlus 3T worth its $ 40 price increase? Does it still beat out other smartphones in its class? Are you quick enough to catch a sly “Mr. T” joke? These questions and more answered in MrMobile’s  [Read More…]

Best Buy’s 2016 Black Friday deals are here: Google Home, Galaxy S7 and more on sale

There are 48 pages of sales to peruse through.

Don’t you just love a sale? Best Buy’s Black Friday preview flyer is now available. Beginning November 24, you can get some great deals, like a Google Home for $ 30 off. It’s a good deal and you’ll still get the free perks that come with it, including six months of YouTube Red.

Further on the smart home kick, Samsung’s SmartThings Hub and the Insignia Wi-Fi  [Read More…]

LeEco Black Friday deals include Le Pro 3 for $279, more

LeEco is a Chinese company trying to penetrate the US market. Most people might not be familiar with the brand in the US, but in China LeEco is pretty well known for making TVs phones, bicycles and offering a streaming video service akin to Netflix. With Black Friday being just a week away, LeEco has

One more reason to choose the Amazon Echo over Google Home: Send AT&T texts through Alexa

I’ve recently touted Amazon’s Echo and Dot over the Google Home smart speaker. The main reason the Amazon Echo family is better is due to its release almost two years ago while Google’s smart speaker just came out. It’s integrated with much more products. “Amazon Echo is ahead of the curve in terms of voice recognition technology and

Google makes Translate more accurate and sophisticated

Here’s a bit of news that will make your translation prowess a little more sophisticated.

If you’re like me and you check yourself before you make a fool of yourself by butchering someone else’s native tongue, you’ll appreciate the latest update to Google Translate.

Google has announced that it’s launched the next step in making its translation services even better: Neural Machine Translation. This technique translates whole sentences at a time rather than tackling them word-by-word. The results are  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Black Friday deals start Nov 20: Gear S3, SD cards and more on sale

Samsung’s Black Friday deals are (almost) here.

Black Friday just starts earlier and earlier every year, and as is now the norm Samsung is pre-announcing its deals before the sale even starts. Over at its Black Friday deals page, you’ll find an incredible number of deals across mobile, home entertainment, appliances, accessories and more.

You’ll have to spend a good amount of time going through each of the sections to see the biggest discounts and  [Read More…]

Vampire giraffe pie? Even more emoji possibilities to come in Unicode 10

We’re almost at a loss for words at this point.

Emoji use is on the rise, and the Unicode Consortium is spending an increasing amount of time designing new emoji to reflect an even more diverse set of pictographs for all kinds of situations. 51 new emoji are up for consideration for inclusion in Unicode 10, with some of the headliners being “bearded man,” “milkshake,” “breastfeeding,” “zebra,” “vampire” and “pie.”

Beyond entirely new emoji, the  [Read More…]

BestBuy posts its Black Friday 2016 ad revealing Galaxy S7 deal and more

Black Friday is fast approaching and big retailers are getting ready to wow customers with their awesome deals and promo packs. Today BestBuy has lifted the veil of mystery by publishing its Black Friday ad ahead of November 25. Customers have a chance to review the deals proposed by BestBuy before the shopping holiday begins

Why specs matter more when purchasing phones for business

Why do specs matter when buying a phone for business?

There are people who upgrade their phones every year because they can. There are others who choose to hold out until their screens are shattered and power buttons frayed, safe in the knowledge that they can update to any new phone at any time. Those are the people we call consumers.

Many businesses that issue phones and their employees don’t have such luxuries. Sure, we’re getting  [Read More…]

CyanogenMod 14.1 based on Android 7.1 Nougat released for Nexus 6P, 5X and more

Good news for those of you who don’t own a Pixel or Pixel XL, but still want a taste of Android 7.1 Nougat (plus so much more). CyanogenMod team has announced it has started rolling out the official CyanogenMod 14.1 nightly builds which are based on Android 7.1. The nightly builds will be available for