Tag Archive: Needs


Huawei needs Google more than Google needs Huawei

It takes more than ambition and an aggressive approach to make money selling phones in the West. You need the right services and software.

Huawei makes some incredible phones. My somewhat limited exposure to the brand as a U.S. resident reinforces what everyone who has one tells me: they are one of the best phones you can buy. When any brand gets this kind of praise, it has to be pretty darn good products.

Unfortunately, because of  [Read More…]

For Stadia to become a force in gaming it needs cross-play

If Google wants Stadia to be a success, it will have to help developers make their games cross-platform.

The way editor Russell Holly (above) is playing Stadia is the way I think most people are likely to play. The streaming service is perfect for playing in areas where connecting to a console isn’t possible. I like to grind strikes in Destiny 2 while I’m traveling, and playing the Stadia on my Surface Go or my phone is  [Read More…]

OnePlus needs to swallow its pride and support wireless charging

It’s 2020 — this is getting ridiculous.

As we steadily make our way through 2020, we’re getting a good idea of what phones we have to look forward to during the first half of the year. Samsung’s expected to kick things off in February with the Galaxy S20, Google’s Pixel 4a is looking to be the year’s budget champ, and OnePlus is preparing to wow us with a trio of handsets with the OnePlus 8 lineup.

OnePlus  [Read More…]

5 skills every digital marketer needs in 2020

The internet and social media have changed the way companies market products and services. To keep up with the competition, companies must hire digital marketing professionals who are well-versed in the latest marketing skills, so we’ve lined up deals on five skills that every digital marketer needs to learn in 2020.

The Complete 2020 Google SEO & Growth Hacking Bundle

No website can succeed without search engine optimization, which are strategies that allow you to appear  [Read More…]

CES 2020: 5 crazy expensive pieces of tech nobody needs but everybody wants

CES is the place of tech dreams, where spectacle is paramount and the price of products is often out of the public’s reach. From massive 8K TVs to waterproof drones to AI-powered washing machines to… Alexa-powered Lamborghinis, there was an out-of-reach product for everyone at the show.

With over 4,500 exhibitors showing off hundreds of thousands of products, we’re rounding up some of the more garish and aspirational products we saw at CES 2020.

Lamborghini Huracan Evo with  [Read More…]

Tech companies need Africa and Africa needs tech company dollars

Big business and big government have a long history of exploitation when it comes to Africa and its people. It’s time to start making things right.

Recently Google, Apple, Microsoft, Tesla and other tech companies were named in a lawsuit that claims each knew that forced child labor is being used to mine the cobalt that goes into a lithium-ion battery. The cobalt in question is being mined in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and if  [Read More…]

Disney+ needs to get these films and shows right now

There’s plenty to watch now, but there could always be more.

I’ve been watching an absolutely ungodly amount of cartoons and movies and specials and series over the last few weeks since Disney Plus (Disney+) launched. Looking around you’d think, sure, it’s got everything. However, when I go looking for even more to watch, I always find myself wanting more. There are hundreds of shows and series already on Disney+, but there are still hundreds more that  [Read More…]

Here’s how to tell which Roborock robot vacuum will fit your needs best

Roborock impressive range of entry-level to high-end robot vacuums fits a variety of needs.

So you want to get a reliable robot vacuum, but you don’t know where to start. It’s understandable given that there are so many options out there. As someone who’s tested dozens of these cleaning devices, I can say that Roborock is an amazing company to go with. They offer several different vacuums, that are all reliable and powerful cleaners. We’ve split these  [Read More…]

Google Pixelbook Go review: Who needs Pro?

It’s an unwritten rule (hah!) that you have to write a review about a laptop on the laptop itself. So here I am, tapping away on the feather-smooth keys of the new Pixelbook Go, my favorite Chromebook in years and the one I’m happy to recommend to anyone who thought the OG Pixelbook was a bit too pricey.

But in a market where decent Chromebooks abound for half the price of the Pixelbook Go’s cheapest model (this thing  [Read More…]

HMD needs to make a good phone in 2019 for the Nokia brand to succeed

No, the Nokia 9 PureView doesn’t count.

HMD Global has been making Android phones under the Nokia brand for over two and a half years now, and in that time it has established itself as a favorite among those seeking a clean Android experience. HMD teamed up with Google early on, committing to Android One on all its phones. Doing so allowed Nokia to get up and running without investing too much time and resources into making  [Read More…]