Tag Archive: Phone


How to pair Bose QC 35 with an Android phone

Did you just pick up a pair of Bose QuietComfort 35 headphones and need to pair them with your Android phone? You don’t need to pair, but connecting the two does give you direct access to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Downloading the app also lets you personalize your settings on the go, so having it is a must. Here’s a full step-by-step guide of what that process looks like.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Bose QuietComfort  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy A7 is the company’s first tri-camera phone

Samsung is hosting “A Galaxy” event on October 11 and one of the devices rumored to arrive on that date was the next-gen Galaxy A7. Well, it seems that won’t be the case, as Samsung just introduced the phone via a press release.

What makes the new handset interesting is that it’s the first in Samsung’s portfolio to feature a tri-camera setup on the back. It’s also a middle-ranger, so it shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg like  [Read More…]

Monet review: All-in-one wallet, kickstand, and phone grip

As much as we like our phones and their large displays, they’re not exactly easy to wield. Sure, they’re thin and light, but they can still be a challenge to use with one hand.

Here, try this — open your phone with one hand and see how long you can go before touching it with a second hand. That didn’t take long, did it? Swiping is not an issue, but opening multiple apps, tapping various places on the screen, and  [Read More…]

Can I use a Galaxy Watch even if I don’t have a Galaxy phone?

Best answer: If you have an Android phone, even one not made by Samsung, your Galaxy Watch will work great with it.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch ($ 350)

If you have a modern Android phone, you can use a Galaxy Watch

In the past, Samsung locked its wearables to the Samsung experience. You needed to have a Samsung phone, and a fairly new one at that, to use its watches and fitness bands. The biggest reason  [Read More…]

Turn your phone into a desktop PC with the $42 Samsung DeX Station

Try a new experience.

The Samsung DeX Station Desktop Experience is down to $ 41.99 on Amazon, which is a new all-time low price. It has been selling between $ 70 and $ 100 for the last few months and hadn’t dropped below $ 70 until a couple of months ago.

This device converts your smartphone into a desktop. It works with plenty of models including the Galaxy Note8, S8 and S9, and the Plus versions. It  [Read More…]

Would a plastic backing on a phone be a big deal to you in 2018?

A plastic body isn’t enough reason on its own to completely write off a phone.

Remember when Russian site Mobile-Review dropped an entire Pixel 3 XL early impressions review a few weeks ago, complete with unboxing photos and camera samples? There was a ton of information to unpack in the article, but in the hardware section specifically, the writer mentioned a rough plastic backing on the phone, to accommodate for the newly added wireless charging.

Plastic isn’t  [Read More…]

Samsung may launch a Galaxy phone with four cameras on October 11

Samsung’s next Galaxy phone may feature four rear cameras.

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 earlier this month, but it looks like the company isn’t done yet. The South Korean manufacturer is set to unveil its next phone at “A Galaxy Event” on October 11, with the device set to offer “more ways to express yourself than ever before.”

With recent rumors on Twitter hinting at a Galaxy phone with four rear cameras, it’s possible we’ll see  [Read More…]

TP-Link’s Smart Power Strip lets you control each outlet with your phone

Six smart plugs can’t plug into one outlet, but this power strip can.

Smart plugs are extremely useful pieces of tech that can actually change your daily habits. However, purchasing multiple plugs can be a costly task. Many of the smart plugs available even end up blocking the unused outlet above or beneath it which can be a huge hassle when you want to plug in multiple devices which sit near each other in your home. Luckily,  [Read More…]

Hands-on with Windows 10’s new ‘Your Phone’ Android SMS features

SMS sync is now available in the Your Phone app, and we’ve gone hands-on with its new features.

Last week, Microsoft rolled out a second new feature to the Your Phone app on Windows 10 that further integrates your smartphone and PC. Now, Windows Insiders can test out SMS capabilities in addition to Photos sync, allowing you to send, receive, and read SMS conversations that you’re having on your Android phone in the Your Phone app.

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Honor confirms its first 5G phone will launch in 2019

The company expects to be a top-three smartphone brand by 2022.

On Saturday, September 8, the World INS Conference was held in Beijing, China. Honor’s President Geroge Zhao was one of the speakers at the event, and during it, confirmed that Honor’s first 5G smartphone will launch at some point in 2019.

Zhao didn’t go into any detail as to when in 2019 we can expect the phone, but this is certainly a big move for a  [Read More…]