Tag Archive: Ready


Your weekend comments are back and ready for anything

Every weekend is the best weekend as long as the company is good.

Howdy, everyone!

I hope all the Weekend Regulars (I like the sound of that and may have t-shirts printed) are doing well and everything’s fine and dandy in your corner of the planet. I am back and raring to go after a proper vacation where fruity mixed drinks outnumbered beeping phones by about 40:1, and that means this is like one of the best  [Read More…]

Are you ready? The OnePlus 6 will sport 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage

In a blog post, OnePlus confirmed that the OnePlus 6 will sport both 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, along with the Snapdragon 845 chipset.

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Google Play offering discounts inspired by ‘Ready Player One’

Get savings on movies, audiobooks, and more.

Steven Speilberg’s Ready Player One is officially in theaters, and in celebration of its highly-anticipated release, Google Play is running discounts on a number of audiobooks, e-books, and movies that should help to itch your 80s nostalgia craze.

When it comes to e-books and audiobooks, Google Play is running deals on titles like Starship Troopers, Ender’s Game, A Clockwork Orange, and many others. You can browse through the entire collection  [Read More…]

360-degree videos to help get you ready for the holidays!

Replace your world with something a little more Christmas-y.

Some people hit the day after Thanksgiving and immediately flip into Christmas Mode, and some feel that excitement at friends and family opening their gifts a little closer to the holiday. It’s a great feeling when it comes naturally, but a handful of folks out there need something to kick start that Christmas spirit with a specific event. Sometimes it’s that first glass of egg nog, or seeing  [Read More…]

With the Pixelbook on its way, is Chrome OS ready to be a tablet OS?

Building a good two-in-one laptop is hard; building software that works both ways is even harder.

When Google shows off its new products on October 4, one of them will be the Pixelbook, the latest in the Chromebook Pixel line.

The Pixelbook has a lot in common with the previous Chromebooks that came directly from Google, with a high price tag and a spec sheet to match, but the Pixelbook will showcase the two newest enhancements to  [Read More…]

Rider: Get ready for some flipping, hard-to-control action (Review)

The Google Play Store has games for any kind of gamer. Do you like lenghty games with a lot of content and a big storyline? There’s a huge amount of Final Fantasy games you can try, for example. Are you into car racing? RPGs? Tower defense? Shooters? There’s a vast list of games at your […]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 preview: Ready for primetime

Xiaomi’s bezel-less phone is ready to take on the LG V30 and the Galaxy Note 8.

Xiaomi’s Mi Mix was one of the most innovative products of 2016, but the main drawback with the phone was its availability. With the Mi Mix 2, Xiaomi is looking to change all that. The overall design of the phone is based on its predecessor, but Xiaomi made a few key changes that make the Mi Mix 2 a much better  [Read More…]

Bixby ready for global launch

If you have a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ then you may have noticed that a few updates have hit the devices overnight that update various elements of Bixby. There’s good reason for this as Samsung have begun to update the core of Bixby to get it ready for a global launch. Bixby in its […]

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is ready to ship in seven days

The Essential Phone is finally ready to go out to customers.

Andy Rubin’s smartphone startup Essential announced last week that it secured $ 300 million in funding from the likes of Amazon and Tencent Holdings. The company also said that it would reveal the release date for the device, and Essential is now sending out emails to customers that have registered interest in the device, stating that their unit will ship in seven days:

Great news,  [Read More…]

Developers: A must-read to get your apps ready for Android O’s new shortcuts and widgets

Tapping and swiping can do so much more in Android O.

Google has showcased the new app and widget shortcuts coming in Android O on its blog, and while it’s a great explainer of how it all works it’s especially important for developers.

With Android O, users (that’s us!) will be able to long press an icon or portion of a widget and have access to specific shortcuts for an app. Examples are opening a blank or  [Read More…]