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Google Home speakers outsold Amazon Echo ones for the first time in Q1 2018

3.2 million Google Homes were sold during this year’s first quarter.

Even if they accidentally send your private conversations once and a while, smart speakers are awesome tools. I use my multiple Google Homes on the daily, and it looks like a lot of other people do, too.

For the first time ever, Google outsold Amazon in the smart speaker market during the first quarter of 2018.

Google sold 3.2 million Google Home and Home Mini speakers  [Read More…]

The best headphones are the ones you love

Because you’ll actually have them with you.

The tech world is in a headphones frenzy these days because phones are losing their headphone jacks and dividing the world into haves and have-nots. The have-nots are largely choosing to ignore the included dongles (and rightfully so) and moving to Bluetooth; the haves are doubling down with audiophile-quality wired headphones that require powerful amps and expensive DACs to extract the best sound. The audio industry is in a state  [Read More…]

Are Google’s Pixel phones better than Samsung Galaxy ones?

Google’s got its sights set on Samsung’s throne.

If you venture out to buy a new smartphone, there’s an awfully good chance you’ll pick up one made by Samsung. Between its Galaxy S flagships, Note phablets, and abundance of budget handsets, Samsung’s secured itself as one of the biggest players in the smartphone world for a number of years.

Despite Samsung’s dominance, Google’s quickly trying to make just as big of an impression with its Pixel phones.  [Read More…]

How to recover photos from a deceased loved one’s Android phone

The death of a loved one is never easy. Here are some ways to recover their old photos and look back on the good times.

Death is hard to cope with. Wakes and funerals bring a flood of memories — good and bad. Naturally, you may want to look back on photos of those old memories in order to bring yourself some closure. In the old days, you may have had a photo book to look through (and you  [Read More…]

Replace your wall outlets with ones that have two USB ports for $17

Odds are most of your gadgets charge using a USB cable, so wouldn’t it be nice to be able to plug that cable right into the wall without having to find a wall charger to plug it into? Well, with TopGreener’s dual USB outlet receptacle you can do just that. Right now you can pick one up for just $ 17.02 with coupon code OPZ757GL. This is a savings of $ 5 from its regular price.

All you  [Read More…]

You won’t empty your wallet for studio-grade headphones with the Status Audio HD One’s at $25

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time bringing you studio-grade headphones for much less!

Wireless headphones have grown in popularity lately, but wired headphones are still invaluable for many since they don’t need to be charged, offer a more reliable connection and more. Over-the-ear headphones can range in price from around $ 10 to over $ 300, depending what you are looking for. If quality is the main concern for you, but you don’t want to go  [Read More…]

You won’t empty your wallet for studio-grade headphones with the Status Audio HD One’s at $30

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time bringing you studio-grade headphones for much less!

Wireless headphones have grown in popularity lately, but wired headphones are still invaluable for many since they don’t need to be charged, offer a more reliable connection and more. Over-the-ear headphones can range in price from around $ 10 to over $ 300, depending what you are looking for. If quality is the main concern for you, but you don’t want to go  [Read More…]

LG G6 second opinion: This one’s the best

LG G6 is an exceptionally solid flagship device from South Korea’s other smartphone maker.

What makes a decent flagship smartphone? Is it the look of its hardware, the size of its bezels, or the specifications under the hood? Or is it simply that it’s a balanced merger of all these things — a conservative cornucopia of smartphone features you’d be most likely to use and capabilities you won’t realize you’ve ever lived without.

LG hasn’t exactly struck  [Read More…]

BLUBOO Dual helps you tell real dual camera phones from fake ones

As you’ve likely picked up over the year, an increasing number of dual camera phones are entering in the market. Some makers and sellers, though, trick customers with fake approach to dual cameras, often known as software-level dual camera effect. How do you find out if you have a real dual camera (hardware) smartphone or

Google’s new Trusted Contacts app lets loved ones know you’re safe

You never know what life will be throwing at you next. Most of us don’t like to think about things going wrong, but being prepared for an emergency is the smart thing to do. Google’s latest endeavor into apps aims to keep you safe, while also letting those back home you are ok. The newcomer