Tag Archive: Reasons


5 reasons the AirPods Pro are good for Android

The AirPods Pro aren’t a terribly great value on Android but the ANC and comfort may entice you to pick them up over other truly wireless earbuds.

The AirPods Pro are an Apple product which means they’ll work best when paired to an Apple device such as an iPhone or an iPad. However, the AirPods Pro still function like any other Bluetooth earbud on Android.

Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)/Transparency Mode

The biggest reason to grab the AirPods  [Read More…]

Here’s four reasons why the EVE Echoes beta is worth checking out

It’s a brand new universe just waiting to be explored

It’s been a very busy year for the folks at CPP Games, the team behind the epic sci-fi MMORPG EVE Online and its forthcoming mobile spin-off, EVE Echoes.

Since March, the dev team has been jet setting around the globe hosting fan fests for the EVE Online faithful across North America, Europe, and Australia. Beyond the community events and celebrations, the tour stops also provided an opportunity  [Read More…]

Four reasons why I’m excited for the OnePlus TV

OnePlus is trying to disrupt the TV segment — just like it did with phones.

OnePlus is all set to launch its first TV later this week in India, followed by a launch in global markets later in the year. As is often the case for OnePlus, the company has teased several features of the TV already, giving us a good look at what’s coming.

This is a particularly interesting launch for OnePlus as the company makes  [Read More…]

5 reasons why a Chromebook is (and isn’t) better than an iPad

Chromebook or iPad? Here’s which one is a better fit.

What’s a computer? No, seriously, what is it?

The computer we know today is very different from just a few years ago, with big, bulky laptops being replaced by convertible tablets everywhere you look. In 2019, two of the most popular “computers” on the market are Chromebooks and iPads.

We’re big advocates for Chromebooks around these parts, but as much as we love them, we’ll be the  [Read More…]

You can’t buy ‘violent’ games at some Wal-Marts right now, because reasons

We absolutely live in the dumbest timeline, there can be no doubt now.

What you need to know Multiple acts of gun violence have broken out recently, including an El Paso Wal-mart. Several public officials in the U.S. have started blaming violent video games. A couple of Wal-Mart locations are now hiding the massive catalog of violent games it sells. Wal-Mart has issued conflicting statements on its position, including a denial any ban is taking place. [Read More…]

Seven reasons to make the jump to 5G

There are some advantages to getting in on 5G early.

All the buzz around 5G makes it seem like the next must-have technology. However, because it requires a new phone and a top-tier unlimited plan, it can be hard to know when it makes sense to make the jump to 5G. While 5G still isn’t ready for everyone, there are some people that will benefit from everything on offer.

5G is in its early stages, but there  [Read More…]

5 reasons why you should buy the Echo Dot for $22 on Prime Day

Now’s the time to buy one (or three).

Amazon Prime Day is always home to an insane amount of deals, and this year has already proven to be no different — especially when it comes to Amazon’s hardware.

Amazon’s been using Prime Day to offer insane discounts on its own gadgets, and for 2019’s sale, one of the best offers we’ve seen so far is the Echo Dot (3rd Gen). The Echo Dot is already a solid  [Read More…]

5 reasons why I ditched the Galaxy S10 for the OnePlus 7 Pro

OnePlus did it again.

I’ve been a fan of OnePlus going all the way back to 2014 when the OnePlus One was announced. As a broke high-school student, I remember closely following all of the trickles of information OnePlus released leading up to its launch, logging into the forums every single day to chat with folks that were just as geeked as I was, and fighting my way to get a coveted invite to buy the phone.  [Read More…]

5 reasons you want a voice-controlled microwave

It’s more useful than you might think.

The AmazonBasics Microwave is a great first attempt from Amazon for a product of this kind. It’s built well, works as advertised, and comes in at a great price. While all of that’s fine and dandy, a lot of people aren’t sold on the idea of a voice-controlled microwave in the first place.

Why do you need a microwave that can be used with your voice when it’s just as  [Read More…]

5 reasons you should buy a SmartThings hub

Best answer: With SmartThings, you’re not just limited to controlling a few home devices from your phone or tablet. You’ll have the ability to do that, plus use voice commands, set up automation and routines, add a monitored alarm system, trigger actions from devices, integrate with other hardware, and much, much more.

Amazon: SmartThings Hub (3rd Generation) ($ 65)

Five reasons to buy a SmartThings Hub

1. A plethora of connected devices

With many smart home  [Read More…]