Tag Archive: Ready


Review: Ready for Final Fantasy 7 to define yet another generation?

I’ve just come out of the other side of Final Fantasy VII Remake. I am blown away.

As I write this, I have quite literally just finished Final Fantasy VII Remake, which has been in development at Square Enix for several years.

Based on the legendary title of the same name from 1997, a potential Final Fantasy VII Remake had been rumored for well over a decade before finally breaking cover at E3 back in 2015. The  [Read More…]

Get your wallet ready — the Galaxy Z Flip is restocking just after midnight

What you need to know The Galaxy Z Flip will be in stock and ready to ship at 12:01 AM EST tomorrow, February 21st. This comes after the Z Flip sold out nationwide in under half an hour during its initial launch last week. It’ll likely sell out quickly again. You’ll want to act quickly.

Last week’s launch of the Galaxy Z Flip left plenty of tech enthusiasts disappointed after the foldable sold out within just  [Read More…]

The new Skagen Falster 3 is bigger, better, and ready for new bands

The Skagen Falster 3 has arrived and it’s better than ever. In addition to some major software upgrades, the watch itself is bigger. Now in a 42 mm case, the new edition is compatible with 22 mm bands. Whether you just bought the watch or you’re looking to stock up on some amazing bands first, we’ve got what you need. Whether you’re dressing up for a special event or you’re hitting the gym, you’ll be able to find a band  [Read More…]

Ready to ditch Sonos? There are the best alternatives

Now more than ever before, speakers are more than just a singular tool for listening to your favorite music. Modern speakers often have built-in ways to play songs from your preferred streaming service, talk to digital assistants, and connect to other speakers in your home for multi-room audio. Sonos has become one of the most popular brands in the current speaker world, offering a multi-room system that’s proven to be among the best out there. However, if you’re  [Read More…]

I, for one, am ready for our wireless charging future

Your phone is just sitting there when it could be charging

This holiday season I received the gift of wireless-ness. I bought three Anker wireless charging stands and I’m going to buy three more Anker charging pads. I already have a bedside light with a wireless charging pad built in.

I have four (soon seven) wireless chargers in my house. I have two next to the couch, one on each side of the bed, and I’ll soon  [Read More…]

Get ready for the worst kind of 2010s throwback: long, horrible phone names

Of all the trends from the early 2010s we could resurrect, why did have to be these abominable phone names?!

My very first Android phone was a Samsung Captivate Glide. I called it Soarin. I had to; calling it the Captivate Glide just felt ridiculous. The Samsung Captivate Glide was the QWERTY Keyboard variant of the Samsung Galaxy S II. The Glide was the follow-up to the Samsung Captivate, the AT&T-tailored version of the original Galaxy S,  [Read More…]

Google’s AirDrop alternative — Nearby Share — is almost ready for launch

The new name reveals some important details about the new service’s scope and purpose.

What you need to know Google has renamed Fast Share to Nearby Share, a name that better fits the upcoming service’s purpose and scope. Nearby Share is similar to Apple’s AirDrop in that it provides a simple way for users to share information between nearby devices. There’s no launch date for the service, and it’s not yet known how Google plans to deliver  [Read More…]

Is Alexa finally ready to become our car copilot?

We’ve got Android Auto and CarPlay, but why not a real Alexa Auto?

For several years now I’ve longed for the heads up displays (HUDs) and infotainment systems that I’d see in my rental cars or from my friends’ rides that have built-in Android Auto or Apple CarPlay, and I’ve vowed that my next vehicle will have something like that. However, what I really want is the option to have either of those two great platforms and/or  [Read More…]

New Philips Hue outdoor fixtures are low-power and Bluetooth ready

Voice control is also coming to Hue Play this spring.

What you need to know Philips Hue has new outdoor fixtures, including path lighting and up-and-down lights. Low-voltage versions of the new lights and some older fixtures are now available. Philips Hue Play will get a voice control update this spring for all your preferred voice assistants.

Signify, the maker of the Philips Hue family of smart connected light bulbs, has announced new outdoor fixtures as well  [Read More…]

Disney+ is late to the party but more than ready to take on Netflix

Disney+

Coming for the crown

$ 70/year at Disney+

Pros Exclusive streaming of most Disney content Affordable pricing and bundles More family-friendly account structuring Cons Less adult content (for now) Available on fewer platforms

Disney+ is taking hold of its own streaming destiny and offering an unparalleled selection of content from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and beyond. It’s still working through its learning curve, but even at launch it’s quite the tantalizing temptation.

Netflix

The original  [Read More…]