Tag Archive: Real


Essential Phone 2 could be real, Xiaomi releases Mi Box S, and more news you need to know

Welcome to In Brief, the AndroidGuys tech briefing. Today is Wednesday, October 10th, and we’re taking a look at all the tech news you need to know. In this post, we want you to learn about the news the way you want to learn. We’ve embedded a podcast version of all this news below. If you don’t want to listen, you can read just like you normally would.

In today’s edition, we learn more about a possible successor to the Essential Phone along  [Read More…]

NHL 19 is a faithful rendition of the real deal

Violent Sports On Ice.

NHL 19 is due out in a short couple of days. It’s EA’s hockey simulator that, although not quite as popular as their Madden and FIFA games, certainly has earned its scratch as a quality annual sports title. Here’s everything you need to know about NHL 19.

$ 60 at Amazon

What is NHL 19?

We’re not exactly sure when it happened, but EA found themselves the sole owners of a licensed  [Read More…]

Google Lens is a student’s best friend: How to copy-paste text from the real world

Let Google copy down all that information for you.

Google Lens is one of the more underappreciated Google services out there, and nowhere is this more true than in education. Sure, Google Lens can scan barcodes and identify some real-world objects when you need to figure out which one of those vines is poison oak, but the real magic in Google Lens was a little feature announced at Google I/O that made everyone who’s ever had to  [Read More…]

The Very Real reason LG built Google the sharpest OLED display ever

Everything bad about current generation VR is about to disappear under a flood of pixels.

In late May, LG and Google showed off a tiny piece of glass that’s going to change VR and AR forever. It was a 4.3-inch 3840 x 4800 (18-megapixel) OLED display with a 120 x 96 field of view. A quick check of the math says that means it has 1,443 pixels-per-inch, which makes it the highest resolution display ever. Oh —  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Experience Centers unleash the power of Alexa in real homes

“Alexa, do everything for me.” “Ok!”

The smart home is evolving. What was once the simple novelty of being able to turn off your lights with your phone is now becoming an all-encompassing ecosystem that can lock your doors, schedule your lights, play your favorite songs, and order you toilet paper all without getting out of bed. Amazon wants to do more than just provide the hardware you need to do all those things. It wants you to experience  [Read More…]

Amazon page confirms the Fire TV Cube is a real product, coming soon

Amazon confirms the existence of the Fire TV Cube, an upcoming product which is expected to be a mix between a Fire TV and Echo speaker.

The post Amazon page confirms the Fire TV Cube is a real product, coming soon appeared first on AndroidGuys.

PUBG for Android review: The hype is real

Stop what you’re doing and download this game.

Player Unknown’s Battleground (or PUBG for short) is a battle royale-style game that pits you against 99 other players in a heart-pounding survival scenario where you must scavenge for loot, explore the map and stay in the safe zone while taking out your competition. It’s a highly competitive game that offers game modes for Solo play, pairing up in Duo mode, or playing as a squad of four, and  [Read More…]

Explore real savings with Oculus Rift + Touch virtual reality for $349

The worlds are fake, but the savings are real.

The Oculus Rift and Touch Virtual Reality System is down to $ 349 on Amazon. This bundle normally goes for $ 400. The last time it had a direct price drop this low was over the Black Friday weekend. Other than that, the best deals we’ve seen usually involve buying it at full price and getting a gift card. I’d rather get the discount, myself.

Features include:

Riftʼs  [Read More…]

The $350 Ring security kit lets you monitor your home in real time from anywhere

Take advantage of this deal on Ring’s do-it-yourself home security system that includes live video monitoring!

The Ring home security kit is down to $ 349.99 at Best Buy. This kit was $ 500 at Best Buy yesterday, and that’s the price it goes for at other retailers. This drop is one of the best we’ve ever seen.

The home security kit comes with the Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Chime, and two stick up cameras. Bought individually, the kit  [Read More…]

Essential Phone orders are finally shipping, for real this time

Now we can turn our focus to the actual phone, right?

Facing a few days of shipping delays late list week, Essential said that shipments of its new phone were finally heading out the door on Aug 25 — but now, it seems like that’s actually happening today. Looking at threads both on our own Android Central forums and the popular XDA forums, people are starting to actually receive tracking numbers for their phones — though at first it  [Read More…]