Tag Archive: Phone


Republic Wireless adds Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL to its Bring Your Own Phone Program

Raleigh, NC-based Republic Wireless declared its independence from Bandwidth a little less than a year ago, and the first year of independence can prove to be a make-it-or-break-it experiment for any company. With the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL having been announced a day ago, Republic isn’t wasting any time working hard to […]

How to get the male Google Assistant voice on your phone and Google Home

The Google Assistant can now be changed to sound like a man, and this is how to do it.

It’s been exactly one year since the Google Assistant debuted on the Pixel and Pixel XL last October, and while we’re expecting big changes in both hardware and software from Google at its Pixel event, there’s a new feature with the Assistant that you can mess around with right now.

The Google Assistant has used the voice of  [Read More…]

Selling your Android phone: Everything you need to know

How do I sell my Android phone or tablet for the most amount of money? With these tips and tricks, you’ll get the best return!

So a new Android phone has caught your eye — maybe the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 — and you want to get on the boat as soon as possible. You’ll need to sell your old phone in order to make up some of the money you’re spending on that new device,  [Read More…]

How to retrieve your data if your phone screen breaks

Get your ducks in a row in case it happens to you.

When the screen on your phone dies or breaks, it’s the worst. Until you realize that you lost things like pictures or docs or anything else that you can’t get back because you need to tap stuff and can’t. Then that becomes the new worst. Don’t let it happen to you — there are a few easy things you can do to make sure you  [Read More…]

This $7 accessory will revolutionize the way you use your phone

Ease is a ring away.

We have all done it. You are laying in bed or on the couch scrolling through the latest news, social media or cat memes on your phone and then splat. You just dropped your phone on your face, and it hurt. Even worse, it fell from your face onto the floor and now your precious phone has a cracked screen. Now that your face and ego are bruised, you realize that something needs to  [Read More…]

The best wireless chargers for your new phone

It’s been eight years since wireless charging first came to smartphones with the Palm Pre, but it took Apple building it into the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X to make it matter to the mainstream. That’s no snarky jab at Apple or its customers; in fact the iPhone’s newfound embrace of wireless charging is reason to celebrate for all those who’ve ever known the joy of cutting the (charging) cord!

That’s because wireless charging is about to return  [Read More…]

How do I unlock my T-Mobile phone?

Hate the game but not the player? Then leave your carrier behind and take your phone with you!

If you’re attached to your current phone but not T-Mobile, then you can unlock your phone and take it to another provider. You’ll just have to make sure it’s compatible with other networks. If you want to switch to Verizon, then you probably won’t have any luck with an unlocked phone; however, if you’re switching to AT&T you’ll have  [Read More…]

ASUS ZenFone V, Kyocera Dura XV LTE rugged basic phone now available at Verizon

Verizon this week has some news to share with us. The most important part is related to the LG V30 which will (finally) be landing at Big Red on October 5. There’s not going to be a pre-order period for it, which means you won’t have to wait for the phones to start shipping out. […]

Google ‘Ultra Pixel’ phone rumored to ditch navigation keys, have dual cameras, and more

According to a new rumor, the Google Ultra Pixel will feature dual-cameras, a new kind of fingerprint scanner, and get rid of Android’s navigation buttons.

Google’s Pixel 2 event next Wednesday will be here before we know it, and alongside the highly anticipated Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, we’re also expecting Google to show off a Home Mini, and Pixelbook to go alongside its latest flagship smartphones. However, according to a new rumor that just popped up, Google  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Note 8 Alcantara case is like a soft blanket for your phone

Remember Snuggie? This is not that. This is a case.

I’ve been meaning to put my thoughts on the Note 8 down for a few weeks now, but they’re basically the same as Andrew’s: it’s a great, huge phone that has many redeeming qualities, including a beautiful screen, admirable performance, and an S Pen that I love and want to use, but don’t. Oh, and battery life is fine. Not sure what everyone’s on about in that  [Read More…]