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The Last of Us Part II: Everything You Need To Know

Joel and Ellie made it out alive, but did they really escape danger?

The original launch of The Last of Us was a refreshing departure for Naughty Dog. As much as we love Nathan Drake, seeing Uncharted’s level of polish, deep storytelling, and rich character development in an entirely different world is richly satisfying.

So naturally, we’re expecting big things out of the Last of Us sequel. The Last of Us II is on its way for  [Read More…]

Unlocked Moto G6 is now part of the Amazon Prime Exclusive family

Previously available at Verizon, the Moto G6 just went on sale at Amazon and Best Buy. It’s sold unlocked and is compatible with all major carriers.

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Google now owns a very important part of the next Pokémon Go

Game developers are going to be using Google Maps for a long, long time.

One of the big things that makes the Niantic games special is the way you go out into the real world to do things. Ingress and Pokémon Go both involve a heavy amount of roaming the space around you, naturally encouraging you to meet up with friends, and generally being more active. The secret ingredient to all of that is the map, which  [Read More…]

Why the Gear VR wasn’t a big part of Samsung’s Galaxy S9 event

The most commonly owned VR headset in the world didn’t make an appearance at Samsung’s big event, but you shouldn’t worry too much about it.

While Samsung’s Galaxy S9 event took plenty of time to talk about Augmented Reality and all of the ways this new phone is taking advantage of that tech, Virtual Reality took a bit of a backseat. In fact, it wasn’t mentioned at all during the launch of the Galaxy S9 event in  [Read More…]

Stories are now part of Google Search because you can’t escape them

Welcome to the future of mobile storytelling.

Ever since Snapchat first introduced its Stories feature in late 2013, we’ve seen countless companies try and mimic the same formula with their own services. Following in the footsteps of Instagram, Facebook, and more, Google is the latest company to dip its toes in these waters.

Before you grab your torches and pitchforks, this doesn’t mean that Google is trying to launch its own social network where you share stories  [Read More…]

How to make a fitness app part of your daily routine

Technology is transforming fitness.

It used to be that fitness apps were primarily used to count calories, and check in after workouts. That’s no longer the case. There are dozens of fantastic apps out there, and they cater to what you are specifically looking for. Whether you’re always looking for a new fun app to help motivate you along, or you’ve never been inclined to look into them at all, fitness apps can help make your average  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixel 2 headphone adapter costs $20, and a part of your soul

Wait. What. Why.

Good news, everyone! The Pixel 2 (and Pixel 2 XL) don’t have a headphone jack. Instead, you’ll use USB-C.

Oh. You wanted a headphone jack. OK, well GOOD NEWS, EVERYONE! There’s a 3.5mm to USB-C adapter in the box.

Just don’t lose it, because a new one costs $ 20 from Google.

Enjoy the future, folks.

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 + Pixel 2 XL are official Google  [Read More…]

The Moto X4 could be part of Android One

Android One is expanding, and it looks like the Moto X4 will be a part of that family.

After leaking through the summer, the Moto X4 was finally announced recently, adding yet another mid-high end option from Motorola. One of the more intriguing rumors about the device was that it would be the first non-Google device available for Project Fi subscribers. The phone announcement has come and gone without mentioning Project Fi, so that’s still in the  [Read More…]

Owlchemy Labs is now part of Google’s VR family

It’s not a Job Simulation: The VR magicians at Owlchemy Labs are now part of Google.

Google and Owlchemy Labs have announced that they are joining forces and that means awesome things for fans of VR.

Owlchemy Labs are the folks who brought us Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, two great VR experiences that blend all things fun (and funny) into some seriously good times through your  [Read More…]

How to make the dock the most powerful part of your launcher

The dock is arguably the most important piece of the home screen.

It’s where you put your most-used apps, it’s our quick-launch guide to our device. What we keep on our dock says a lot about who we are and how we use our phones, and what most docks today tell us is… they are woefully under-utilized. Docks aren’t exactly the sexiest thing to talk about, and I seldom mention them in my themes beyond an icon  [Read More…]