Tag Archive: Reasons


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…]

Huawei Mate 20 Pro: 5 reasons why you should consider getting it

Hot on the heels of the excellent Huawei P20 Pro, the recently-announced Mate 20 Pro continues the company’s impressive run of flagship devices. It’s a monster phone, packed with the latest technology and the company’s latest feature.

With the Mate 20 Pro, Huawei hopes to be able to take on the market leaders, Samsung and Apple, who also introduced new flagship models in the last few months.

But given that there are so many flagship options available today, the big  [Read More…]

MrMobile on the LG V40: Five reasons to buy it – and 900 to hold off

On paper, the LG V40 is the phone I’ve always wanted LG to make. Standard, ultrawide and telephoto cameras on the back plus narrow- and wide-angle options up front makes for a penta-camera powerhouse that seemed predestined for my pocket. But then two things happened: I used the phone in the real world for a week … and LG released its official pricing. When I factor in my own inconsistent experience with the spectre of spending $  [Read More…]

Five reasons the OnePlus 6T gets us super excited

I don’t know about you, but October is shaping up to be quite an exciting month, especially for one reason in particular. Sure, Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 3, which is nice and all, but honestly what gets us even more excited is the possibility that the OnePlus 6T might launch on October 17.

The OnePlus 5T was announced in November of last year, so if the rumors are true, the 6T will arrive a little bit earlier  [Read More…]

4 reasons you should get into the Sonos ecosystem right now

Now’s the time to jump aboard the Sonos train.

Thanks to gadgets like the Amazon Echo and Google Home, smart speakers have quickly become one of the hottest consumer tech gadgets around. It’s been great fun seeing this new product category come to life, and in addition to new brands emerging to jump aboard this train, other companies have been learning to adapt and change their ways to beat Amazon and Google at their own game.

One  [Read More…]