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Allo: Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know to get started with Google’s messaging service.

Allo is a smart messaging service that relies on the Google Assistant to serve up contextual suggestions. Assistant lives on as a chatbot within Allo, and you can invoke it to offer recommendations on nearby points of interest, tell jokes, play games, and much more. It’ll also suggest contextual replies in conversations, provide you with score updates for your sports teams, along with weather and  [Read More…]

Verizon’s Unlimited plan: Everything you need to know

A complete breakdown of Verizon’s Unlimited plan and everything else you can get when you sign up for service.

In the United States, there are a lot of companies that can get you and your phone online, but most people use one of the four biggest: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Choosing between them can be difficult. Your first priority should be what service works best in the places you spend your time. It’s not worth saving  [Read More…]

Top Allo features you need to know

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Allo is Google’s latest attempt at a messaging app that competes with the likes of WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, both of which boast a userbase of over a billion users. The main differentiator for Allo is Google Assistant, a chatbot that provides answers to your queries by drawing on the search giant’s machine learning smarts. AI is at the core of Google’s strategy, with Assistant available on hundreds of millions of phones as well as  [Read More…]

What you need to know about dual-SIM on the OnePlus 5

Here’s what you need to know about one of the OnePlus 5’s most underrated features.

There are many reasons why you might want to pick up a OnePlus 5 — the price, the clean software experience, fast performance, or the bragging rights that go with 8GB of RAM. But one of the phone’s most useful features for travelers isn’t being heavily advertised. OnePlus’s latest phone, like earlier models, is a dual-SIM handset. And that can save you  [Read More…]

Gear VR games you need to stand to play

Some games aren’t meant to be played sitting down.

Samsung’s Gear VR delivers tons of great games to play in VR. While plenty of them are playable while sitting down, this isn’t the case across the board. We’ve collected a few of the best games that are meant to be played while standing up.

Read more at VR Heads!

T-Mobile Buyer’s Guide: Everything you need to know

Check out what T-Mobile has to offers.

T-Mobile is the third largest wireless carrier in the U.S. with over 72 million subscribers. It provides nationwide voice and data coverage using GSM and LTE technology, primarily on bands 2, 4, 12, and 66.

T-Mobile offers unlimited talk, text, and data plans for individuals and families and carries all of the latest phones, including the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, as well as the LG G6. Since T-Mobile only  [Read More…]

Top things you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S8’s SD card slot

SD cards are mostly plug-and-play, but you should know a few things to make the most of yours.

After a short blip with the Galaxy S6 series, Samsung is back to making a microSD card slot one of its core tenets. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ have an SD card slot that lets users choose just how much storage they want to add, even though fewer people will need one with the new higher default storage of  [Read More…]

Amazon Alexa: Everything you need to know

Getting to know your Alexa.

Amazon’s Echo brings you an assistant in the form Alexa. She can help you with traffic, play you music, read books, and even help you get the shopping done. With so many features, it can get overwhelming, which is why we’ve collected everything you need to know in place. Welcome to your Amazon Alexa ultimate guide.

How to enable and disable Alexa skills

Alexa is the beating heart of the Amazon Echo  [Read More…]

Do I need more than one Google Home?

Having more than one Google Home just adds benefits.

Google Home makes it easy to control your connected home. So what do you do when multiple people in the house all want to use your Google Home at the same time? Well, you pick up a second — or third! Having multiple Google Homes only increases your benefits, and we have the details for you here!

Do I really need more than one Google Home? What are  [Read More…]

If you need storage, Amazon has a bunch of Seagate hard drives on sale for Prime Day

Amazon has a whole bunch of Seagate hard drives on sale for Prime Day, including internal and external drives. A particularly good deal is the Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB on sale for $ 60. This is the all-time lowest price on this hard drive. Since early June it has sold around $ 77 and before that was selling around $ 70. Either way, the $ 60 price tag is worth a look.

The Seagate Backup Plus Slim  [Read More…]