Tag Archive: Phone

What is a ‘blockchain phone’ and how does it work?

Everyone is a node, your data is a block, and it all forms a chain. Yeah, it’s complicated.

HTC plans to release the Exodus this October, and it will be the world’s first blockchain phone. We know the project is spearheaded by Phil Chen, the genius behind the HTC Vive, and that blockchain means the phone will have something to do with cryptocurrencies like BitCoin. That’s not a lot of information and it fails to answer the  [Read More…]

20 charming cityscape wallpapers for your phone

Now you can be a tourist whenever you open your phone. Cityscape photography is merely the city version of landscape photography. The urban jungle. A cityscape album often include skylines or drone shots of entire metro areas.

Imagine all the different aspects of major cities around the world. What about the specific architecture that identifies one town from another. You can now arrange your icons around the Eiffel Tower or below the New York skyline.

In the wallpapers below, check  [Read More…]

Add a microSD card to your phone, camera, or tablet with prices starting at $13

Amazon has a slew of SanDisk storage products on sale today as part of its Prime Day deals, including a bunch of microSD cards. These cards are quite versatile and can be used in a variety of devices, including Fire Tablets, phones, action cameras, dash cameras, and more. There are a bunch of different size options available, starting at 64GB and going to as high as 400GB.

Some of these have never dropped this low before, so you’re going to  [Read More…]

Unlocked smartphones are on sale from $79 at Amazon, including the Essential Phone

Prime Day is calling with an exclusive discount.

In celebration of Prime Day, Amazon is offering discounts on a selection of unlocked smartphones including options like the Essential Phone and the Honor 7X. There’s also a Samsung wireless charger on sale for $ 30. These deals are exclusively available to Prime members as part of Amazon’s Prime Day. If you’re not a member, you can still grab today’s discounts by starting a free 30-day trial.

Some of  [Read More…]

Google updates phone app to prevent some spam calls from interrupting you

While some updates for Android are given stage time at Google’s events (like I/O or when they’re unveiling a new smartphone), and sometimes they’re quietly added to the mix.

This appears to be one of the quieter updates. Google recently updated its help page pertaining to spam calls to note that the phone app for Android can not only weed out spam calls, but now it can prevent those potentially annoying calls from barging in on you. With this new  [Read More…]

Best Honor Phone in 2018

Best overall Best alternate pick Best budget choice

Best overall Honor 10

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The Honor 10 builds on the foundation of the Honor View 10 and offers a shimmering glass back that reflects light striking its surface. The pattern at the back makes the Honor 10 one of the most distinctive devices of 2018, and it packs a punch when it comes to the hardware side of things.

The phone is powered by the  [Read More…]

Best Phone For Seniors, Hearing Impaired, and Vision Problems in 2018

Best overall Best for hearing imparied Best for less Best for vision problems Best overall: Samsung Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 is one of the most well-rounded phones on the market, and it’s a great choice for power users and first-time smartphone owners alike.

From outstanding build quality and a gorgeous design to one of the best cameras on the market, the Galaxy S9 leaves little to be desired, but its long list of features can feel overwhelming  [Read More…]

Should you use a VPN on your phone?

Lately, the internet and its usage have been a hot topic, especially here in America with Net Neutrality being discussed in politics. One of the major topics about internet use has always been privacy. How much privacy do you need? Can you secure your privacy online? How private can you be? The best way to accomplish all tasks has been by using a VPN, a virtual private network.

I’m sure most of you have heard the term VPN many times  [Read More…]

How to set up Android Auto on your phone so you’ll actually use it

PSA: Keep your focus on the road and off your phone.

When Google first announced Android Auto, it was a fairly basic app that let you connect and display a limited amount of information from your phone to your car via a wired connection to an aftermarket in-dash display head unit. Automakers eventually supported the platform as more cars included touch displays in their interface, but unless you’re driving a newer model car from 2016 on there’s  [Read More…]

20 Creative abstract wallpapers for your phone

Abstract photography can be a very freeing form of art. You don’t have to follow any preset rules and can almost literally be anything. Abstract really is depicting an image that doesn’t immediately resemble a physical object.

This experimental style of art is absolutely great for your phones and other devices. You can show off your creativity in the form of unique lines, shapes, and colors. Most manufacturers have a set of abstract walls stock on their devices. I distinctly  [Read More…]