Tag Archive: Series


The Apple Watch Series 4 is light-years ahead of anything running Wear OS

Despite a new processor and UI, Wear OS is still lagging behind.

If you’re a fan of Google’s wearable operating system, Wear OS, 2018’s been one of the better years the smartwatch platform has ever seen.

In late August, Google announced a completely revamped interface that puts a big emphasis on the brand-new Google Fit and makes the Google Assistant more powerful than ever. Just last week, Qualcomm unveiled its first new wearable processor in over two  [Read More…]

What’s different about the Bose QC35 Series I and Series II?

Best answer: The main difference between the Bose QC35 Series I and Series II is that the latter supports Google Assistant and Alexa. It’s the model we recommend getting.

Amazon: Bose QC35 Series II ($ 349)

The Bose QC35 Series II has built-in Google Assistant and Alexa

The big feature of the Series II that you won’t find on Series I is built-in voice commands with the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

Using the side button  [Read More…]

Teach yourself web development with this $39 online training series

If you’re interested in a new career in coding or developing web projects, you’ll want to do more than just watch a couple YouTube videos or subscribe to subreddits. Indeed, a solid grasp in technical skills comes from applied learning and trusted resources. Does that mean semesters of college or higher learning?

As many of our readers find themselves going back to school, it’s the next few months where they’ll get an education that helps shape their lives. Fortunately, it’s  [Read More…]

Symmetry Series for Galaxy S9+ can’t shake that OtterBox bulk

This glittery clear case is rugged, dependable, and too bulky to tolerate every day.

In a market that’s saturated with cases from thousands upon thousands of casemakers in every shade, color, and style available, it’s easy for users to get reliant on name brands to find cases of quality. Even among our favorite Samsung Galaxy S9+ cases, known names like Spigen and SUPCASE make the rounds because they deliver quality and security time and time again.

Otterbox  [Read More…]

HTC’s next smartphone in the U12 series might not be made by HTC itself

It’s no secret that HTC’s smartphone business has been struggling for years. The company’s latest flagship, the U12+ hasn’t done much to turn things around and in July, the phone maker was forced to lay off 1,500 workers in its manufacturing unit in Taiwan.

You’ve probably heard that HTC is preparing to launch a new budget phone called the U12 Life (Imagine Life). Well, as a result of these job cuts, it seems that HTC won’t be actually making this  [Read More…]

The Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II is a no-brainer purchase at just $299

At $ 50 off the MSRP, you’d be silly to skip out on this deal.

As someone that’s never been an audiophile, I was a bit hesitant to pick up the Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series II) last year for their staggering retail price of $ 349. That’s easily the most I’ve ever spent on a pair of headphones by a large margin, and while my wallet certainly felt the sting of that purchase for a couple weeks  [Read More…]

Otterbox Commuter Series case for Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: Built to last

Otterbox’s Commuter Series offers superior protection while maintaining a slim figure.

One of the first names you’ll think of when it comes to buying a quality protective case is OtterBox. The company has a whole line of cases for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. One of them is the Commuter, which offers a higher level of protection without adding a ton of bulk. Here are some thoughts after taking it for a spin.

Otterbox Commuter  [Read More…]

Google kicks off summer sale with discounts on Pixel 2, Google Home series

It’s that time of the year, folks! Google has started offering a series of discounts on select products via the Google Store.

Indeed, the deals don’t apply to each and every product, but they are quite varied. So if you’re hoping to get a cheaper Pixel 2 you’re out of luck for the time being. Fortunately, the larger Pixel 2 XL model does come with a discounted price tag.

So from now until July 17, you can get the phone  [Read More…]

Today is #CutTheCordDay — enter to win a Series 4 TV and Mohu Blade antenna!

Actually, they’re giving away a hundred cord-cutting bundles!

July 7 is National Cut the Cord Day. And if you’re reading this, one of two things has happened: Either you’ve already cut the cord, which is awesome, or you’re thinking about cutting the cord, which is even more awesome. As always, though, the question remains where to start. First, you need a good TV. And second, you need a good over-the-air antenna.

And as such, TCL (maker of  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 series crosses 5 million sales in four months

The Redmi Note 5 series becomes Xiaomi’s best-selling lineup to date.

Xiaomi has announced that the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro have cumulatively amassed over 5 million in sales. Both phones made their debut back in February, and the Redmi Note 5 Pro in particular continues to sell out within minutes during weekly flash sales.

Its unavailability has led to a lot of consternation among Xiaomi fans eager to get their hold  [Read More…]