Tag Archive: Show


Andy Rubin expected to show off Essential’s first phone on May 30

A fresh player in the Android smartphone game.

Essential, the phone brand founded by Andy Rubin, is building up the hype to making an announcement next week. Essential has launched a new Twitter account and is teasing some sort of announcement for May 30

Almost ready to share with you what we’ve been up to. Please follow our new twitter handle @essential and stay updated…

— Andy Rubin (@Arubin) May 25, 2017

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Want to use PayPal with Android Pay? Let us show you how

Back in April we reported that a PayPal and Android Pay collaboration was teetering on completion; Just a mere three weeks later we can confirm that the (metaphorical) eagle has landed. It’s fair to say writing this article has come somewhat as a surprise, neither PayPal or Google (as of yet,) have provided any sort of official announcement […]

Amazon Echo vs. Dot vs. Tap vs. Show: Which should you buy?

Control your music and way more with Amazon’s line of Echo smart speakers.

Updated May 2017: Added Modern Dad’s take, a note on Tap’s hands-free capabilities, and information on Echo Show.

The world of the connected home is still very much a disconnected mess. As Apple and Google each compete with their own standards — and other companies doing the same with their own — Amazon has quietly snuck in the side door with its smart, attractive, and  [Read More…]

Google I/O is the Greatest Show on Earth

Google I/O is for everyone, and that’s amazing.

Google I/O has only been around for a decade, but to many developers, tech fans and lucky writers, it’s The Greatest Show on Earth.

Though it’s shared a venue with both Apple’s and Microsoft’s developer conferences at one point or another, Google has managed to put its own colorful and at-times weird spin on the very dry notion of a developer conference. From a live Google Glass demo in  [Read More…]

Five reasons why I pre-ordered the Amazon Echo Show

Sometimes I really need my Echo to show, not tell.

I’m fairly embedded in the Alexa ecosystem. There’s a full-sized Echo in my living room, an Echo Dot in my bedroom, and the Alexa-enabled Triby sits on my fridge in the kitchen. I don’t use Alexa for anything particularly special, mostly just music/podcasts and smart light control and the occasional timer. There’s a lot more I could do with Alexa, but I often find the experience limiting  [Read More…]

Moto E4, E4 Plus, and Z2 Play show up in leaked renders

Leaked renders give us an early look at Motorola’s upcoming phones.

A leaked slide from over the weekend revealed that Motorola was planning to launch nine new phones this year. The company already released two phones at the start of the week in the newly-minted Moto C series, which is now the entry-level tier for the brand.

We’re now getting a look at the Moto Z2 Play and the Moto E series courtesy of Roland Quandt of WinFuture. The  [Read More…]

HTC Edge Sense appears on the Play Store to show how the HTC U 11 will work

HTC are planning another high-end device to follow up on its first 2017 device of the HTC U Ultra, which wasn’t the greatest to lead with. HTC seem to have identified the flop that was the HTC U Ultra and are now planning a follow up called the HTC U 11, which is expected to […]

Amazon launches Echo Show with video chat

Your relationship with Alexa just got a lot more personal.

Amazon just launched its latest gadget in the personal assistant line. The Echo Show is a $ 230 stand-alone touch screen device that is designed exclusively for Alexa. Now, when you ask Alexa to order that doll house, you’ll see what it looks like first.

The Show, which houses a 7-inch touch sensitive screen and two Dolby front-facing speakers, as well as eight microphones, can hear your  [Read More…]

This coupon saves you $100 when buying two of Amazon’s brand new Alexa-powered Echo Show

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a deal on the brand new Echo Show!

Amazon has just officially unveiled the Echo Show, its latest Alexa-powered device, and the company is already offering a discount if you buy two of them. You can save $ 100 when using the coupon SHOW2PACK, dropping the price down to just $ 359.98. With the ability to make video calls, monitor your front door and more from the Echo Show,  [Read More…]

Amazon adds $230 Echo Show to its roster of connected devices

Amazon today announced its latest connected, Alexa-enabled device in the form of the Echo Show. Set to arrive in late June, the unit offers up an entirely different design from its predecessors. The Echo Show houses a 7-inch display, a 5-megapixel camera, Dolby-powered speakers, numerous (eight) noise-canceling microphones, and a trio of buttons. Like its […]