Tag Archive: Replacement


5 of the best Android lock screen replacement apps

The Android lock screen has come a long way since Android began and the experience differs vastly between devices. One of the best features of Android is the ability to customize almost every element, one of which is the lock screen. There are, therefore, a number of lock screen apps that can be used to […]

Best apps to turn your Huawei MediaPad tablet into a laptop replacement

Can I turn my tablet into a laptop? For the most part, yes.

The idea of replacing your laptop with a tablet has always been a fever dream, but with a Bluetooth keyboard and the right apps, it could actually be possible for the right kind of person. Here are a few great apps for the Huawei MediaPad that could help you leave your laptop behind.

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Some Nexus 6P owners getting Pixel XL as RMA replacement

The Nexus 6P hasn’t had the best track record for reliability. Many people are facing issues like bootlooping, battery drain, and more. It’s terrible when your phone, a device that’s at the center of many people’s lives, suddenly stops working at the worst time.

Thankfully, Google is trying to make it right. Some people are reporting that they have sent their devices out for RMA and have received Pixel XLs instead of another 6P. This has worked even out of warranty. Unfortunately, it’s currently  [Read More…]

Best Replacement Bands for Fitbit Charge 2

What are the best replacement bands for Fitbit Charge 2?

We all know how awesome the Fitbit Charge 2 is, but the bands can be pretty underwhelming — depending on your taste and sense of style.

There are a number of super creative alternatives out there, though, that can really make a statement. Here are some favorites!

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Add 2 USB ports to your existing outlets with these $15 replacement covers

The Thrifter team is back again, this time with an even easier way to add USB plugs to your existing outlets!

Not everyone out there wants to replace the electrical outlets in their home with ones that offer a USB connector, but luckily you don’t have to. Adding USB outlets can be as simple as grabbing a screw driver and replacing the outlet cover. You don’t need to turn off the power, you don’t have to hire an electrician,  [Read More…]

Best Replacement Watch Bands for Samsung Gear S3

What are the best third-party watch bands for Samsung Gear S3?

The Samsung Gear S3 is one of our favorite smartwatches, and a great alternative to many of the Android Wear watches out there. The Gear S3 supports standard 22mm watch bands, making it really easy to upgrade with something new.

Here are a few of the best third-party watch bands to consider once you pick up your brand new Samsung Gear S3!

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Samsung DeX review: This isn’t a replacement for your laptop

It’s useful, but it isn’t practical, and you should only consider one if you’re into the novelty.

Admittedly, I’m in a bit of disbelief that I’m writing a review for a desktop operating system that’s running off of the Galaxy S8+. Who knew this would be our future? I certainly didn’t. I knew computers were getting smaller, particularly when netbooks and tiny little Chromebits were introduced to the market, but I never imagined it would be the  [Read More…]

Pixel users plagued by microphone bug, Google says to use warranty to get replacement

The Google Pixel is a great phone, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. Since it launched, we’ve been hearing the Pixel owners complain about a variety of issues including a serious battery drainage problem and a really annoying camera flair issue. Well the latest one which appears to be plaguing a consistent number of Pixel […]

Google Store now sells replacement facepads for your Daydream View

If you spend a lot of time playing VR, you’re going to have to deal with sweaty facepads.

Google’s Daydream View was released alongside the Google Pixel last year and if you purchased one and use it regularly, you will have had to handwash the facepad at least once or twice so far. Made from breathable mesh fabric, the facepad is a magnet for the sweat, grease, dirt, or makeup on our faces. If you’re in need of some  [Read More…]

YouTube TV is a slick full cable television replacement

For $ 35 a month, you can watch a variety of broadcast and cable networks on the same app you use for adorable animal videos.

Google has announced YouTube TV, and it’s exactly what it sounds like. It’s a $ 35-a-month TV service that packages a bundle of channels from the broadcast networks and various cable networks. The networks includes Fox, ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as their affiliated cable networks, including Fox News, ESPN, and  [Read More…]