Tag Archive: small


Starz ads during Disney+ signups is a small price to pay for new films

One ad after sign-up is worth it to get all the Star Wars films in one place.

What you need to know Starz had an license agreement with Disney for several films that Disney wanted to include on Disney+. As a result of modifying the agreement, Disney has agreed to a banner ad for Starz on the Disney+ signup/login page. This banner ad will appear on the login page for the Disney+ Android app and website.

Trying  [Read More…]

Which small Nest smart speaker should grace your home: Nest Hub or Mini?

Smart speaker or smart screen, which is the better item for your home? We have some feelings about this that may help you decide.

Nest Mini (2nd Gen)

Mightiest mini speaker

$ 49 at B&H

Pros Improved speaker with twice the bass Better processing power and on-device smarts Now wall-mountable Cons Fidgety touch controls No information display or camera

Now under the Nest umbrella, this second-generation Mini is a thoughtful iteration by Google. It  [Read More…]

Small businesses can now use Samsung phones to accept contactless payments

Accept contactless payments without any additional cables or dongles.

What you need to know Samsung POS turns your NFC-capable Samsung device into a mobile payment terminal. It will enable small businesses and merchants to accept contactless payments on their Samsung device without any additional hardware. Samsung POS has support for Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, and contactless credit cards.

On October 15, Samsung announced a partnership with Mobeewave that would enable NFC-capable Samsung devices to accept  [Read More…]

These small displays for the Raspberry Pi are awesome!

The Raspberry Pi is great when tucked away being part of the internet of things, but it’s best when you’re enjoying the web, watching a video or doing anything else a more expensive and bigger computer can do. Best of all there are plenty of great products that let you take it all with you. Check out these ultra-portable screens for your Raspberry Pi.

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Super Low Power GeekPi 7-inch Capacitive Touch Screen

Staff pick

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Small but powerful: Ten useful Android apps under 10 MB

Most popular Android apps. while effectively serve their purpose, are often memory and storage hogs and while a lot of Android smartphones these days have a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 or sometimes even 8 GB of RAM with over a 32 GB of internal storage space, some Android users still have phones with a 2 or 3 GB of RAM and internal storage space ranging from 8 to 16 GB.

Such users might experience problems like  [Read More…]

Protect and organize small electronics with the $8 AmazonBasics Travel Case

Bring along your most essential tech securely.

You probably know the struggle of trying to keep multiple devices and accessories well-protected while on-the-go. Thankfully, this universal travel case by AmazonBasics is now just $ 7.70 and will help you manage all your different cables and small electronics in one place. It generally sells for $ 10.49 and hasn’t dropped this low in over a year.

This case was designed to fit multiple small electronics, from cameras and  [Read More…]

TCL missed the boat with Palm by going small instead of big

Something happened recently that was just kind of sad for a longtime fan of mobile technology. A new Palm phone came out. And it looks like a joke. Maybe it’s the phone you’ve been waiting for, but I highly doubt it. The new Palm phone is a tiny 3.3-inch “companion” phone that doesn’t even work without another active phone on Verizon.

What Should It Have Been?

I think with a revival of Palm you should have gone back to the  [Read More…]

Sennheiser IE 800 S Flagship In-Ear Headphones Review – Small Upgrade, A Lot of Dough

It’s been a couple years since we’ve looked at the best from Sennheiser with regard to in-ear headphones. The petite IE 800 were an original take on a high-end earphone, deviating from the current trend over-the-ear design and multi-driver configurations. It was surely understated, but the attention to detail is what set it apart, from the elegant, ceramic casing to the super crisp sound.

Well, it’s about that time for a successor, and Sennheiser has debuted it in the form  [Read More…]

XINCADA small messenger bag review: For every occasion

This gear bag is a bit like a TARDIS: bigger on the inside, unassuming on the outside, and ready to save the day.

The small gear bag category has always been something of a quagmire. Either a messenger bag is too small to really pack anything useful or too big to comfortably carry all day. Either a crossbody bag is a morose military knockoff or a delicate dirt-magnet. Finding a small messenger bag that is just right  [Read More…]

Nokia 3.1 review: A great small budget phone with performance problems

Nokia nails the core hardware and features, but comes up short in specs and performance.

We often talk about “cheap” Android phones in reference to devices like the Moto G6, which typically cost about $ 225. But many people don’t even want to break the $ 200 barrier when they’re looking for a phone, whether it’s because they just broke their flagship device and don’t want to spend $ 800 again, or they simply don’t want to  [Read More…]