Tag Archive: Reasons


Google is adding DRM to all Android apps, but it’s for the right reasons

Metadata will be added to application files when they are digitally signed and built. That’s a lot of letters to say DRM.

Earlier this week, Google quietly rolled out a feature that adds a string of metadata to all APK files (that’s the file type for Android apps) when they are signed by the developer. You can’t install an application that hasn’t been signed during its final build, so that means that all apps built using the  [Read More…]

3 Reasons To Buy Amazon’s Cloud Cam and 2 Reasons Not To

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The Amazon Cloud Cam is the first branded plug-and-play camera released by the behemoth online retailer, and overall it’s a great option for anyone shopping for home security cameras.

There’s a number of compelling features that make the Amazon Cloud Cam a top consideration — and only a few drawbacks that might make you take pause. Let’s dive in!

Better price than the top competition

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Three reasons the RED Hydrogen One could be the most interesting phone of 2018

This is gonna be one hell of a phone.

For a company that’s never made a smartphone before, RED is sure getting a lot of attention with its upcoming debut phone, the Hydrogen One. That’s thanks in part to RED’s massive brand recognition outside of the smartphone space, where it’s known as a leading name in cinematography. Whether you were aware of it or not, most of your favorite movies were likely shot on RED’s digital cinema  [Read More…]

6 reasons I’m excited for the BlackBerry KEY2

The BlackBerry KEY2 should give me everything I love about the KEYone and more; and it’ll be here before you know it!

I’ve always had an on-again off-again relationship with BlackBerry phones. When I heard the company was going to partner with Google and use Android as the basis for its new phone operating system I was pretty excited and I think i was one of the few people out there who really liked the Priv, despite  [Read More…]

5 great reasons to buy your first drone this summer

Grab a drone and see the world from a new perspective.

In the past decade, drones have gone from an expensive tool almost exclusively for filmmakers to a swelling consumer industry filled with drones at every price point.

Needless to say, it’s a great time to get into the drone hobby and there’s no better time than the beginning of summer to touch the skies with a drone of your own.

NOTE:As of 2018, the U.S. has  [Read More…]

6 reasons to give OUKITEL’s WP5000 a closer look (Promoted)

OUKITEL wants the world to get a good look at its newest tri-proof smartphone, the WP5000, before its worldwide pre-order on April 17th. Take a look at six reasons why it deserves a shot.

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Six reasons why you might want the ASUS ZenFone 5Z over the Galaxy S9

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 has stolen your heart? Not so fast, take a look at ASUS’ new flagship product, the ZenFone 5Z which offers the iPhone X look.

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Reasons you may want the Xperia XZ2 over the Galaxy S9

We’ve seen numerous great handsets at MWC 2018 so far, covering a wide range of appealing features and budgets. But naturally, the most eyes fall upon what’s next from the well-known flagships in the smartphone arena. LG is taking a backseat this Spring (not really counting the V30 refresh that brings very minimal updates), so […]

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Top 5 reasons why Rootless Pixel Launcher is better than Nova and Action Launcher

Rootless Pixel Launcher is the best option available for turning your phone into a Pixel 2.

In the Android launcher space, Nova and Action Launcher reign supreme as two of the best options available. This is a point that I have no problem agreeing with, but even so, it’s important to admit when a formidable (and potentially better) alternative comes around.

There are a few different launchers that try to mimic the look and feel of the  [Read More…]

A Few Reasons Why I Subscribe To Amazon Prime

Wait — aren’t you signed up for Amazon Prime at birth? That’s how it works, right?

I don’t remember when I first signed up for Amazon Prime. Sorry, but that’s just the way it is. It’s kind of like, I dunno. Shaving. It was a thing that you just started doing at some point. (Erm, and that I stopped doing a few years ago.)

Probably it had to do with faster shipping. That’s a pretty unsexy answer, but  [Read More…]