Tag Archive: Standard


Fitbit Versa Lite review: A great standard for cheap smartwatches

Fitbit’s most affordable and accessible smartwatch is better than it should be.

Fitbit, a company that’s been primarily focused on creating and selling fitness trackers for over a decade, has suddenly found itself as the #2 smartwatch brand in the United States — beating out the likes of Samsung, Fossil, and more.

The company’s first smartwatch, the Ionic, was a powerful device that did a lot, but it was also big, clunky, and expensive. Unsurprisingly, it was  [Read More…]

The PlayStation Classic may use standard USB ports for controllers

Nostalgia comes in small packages

It seems Sony has decided to get on the nostalgia bandwagon and create a mini version of the original PlayStation, often called the PSX. Called the PlayStation Classic, this miniature console could be another instant hit.

Nostalgia Machine PlayStation Classic

$ 99 pre-order at Amazon

A miniaturized version of the original PlayStation, the PlayStation classic looks to take us on a nostalgic ride down memory lane. Complete with twenty PlayStation  [Read More…]

Spigen Style Ring POP review: The new gold standard in phone grips

Spigen’s new phone grip solves every problem we had with the original and looks so good doing it.

It’s no secret that phone grips are a smartphone accessory worth having. They help you keep ahold of your precious, pricey Android phone — and help you avoid straining the muscles and tendons in your priceless hands — so don’t leave home without one!

Every phone grip on the market today seems to have a trade-off of some sort  [Read More…]

WPA3 Wi-Fi security standard is officially rolling out to replace the 14-year-old WPA2

The new standard wants to make your Wi-Fi network more secure than it’s ever been.

As our mobile world progresses with new phones, smart home gadgets, and more, it’s becoming even more critical that our online presence is as safe and secure as can be. To ensure things stay that way, the Wi-Fi Alliance is now certifying products that support the new WPA3 standard.

WPA3 is officially replacing WPA2, and considering that WPA2 was first released in  [Read More…]

New standard finalized that allows 5G to be independently deployed

There’s still work to do, but we’re making progress.

It’s often hard to believe we’re getting closer and closer to a 5G reality, but with so much work being done on all fronts, that’s a future we’re rapidly approaching. Most recently, the 3GPP announced that it’d officially completed the Standalone standard for 5G.

This new standard will allow for independent deployment of 5G technologies, and it’s an essential part in rolling it out to the masses over  [Read More…]

BlitzWolf Wireless Charger; Modern aesthetic, standard specs (Promoted)

Wireless chargers are a dime a dozen. They all do basically the same thing, with basically the same feature set and the same basic appearance. Can this BlitzWolf wireless charger set itself apart?

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Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact review: The new standard for small

Tiny. Mighty.

I love being surprised by tech. After doing this job for nearly 10 years, that’s getting harder and harder to achieve, so when it happens I savor and nourish that feeling.

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact surprised me. I’ve admittedly always been a fan of the diminutive form factor and pleased that Sony, a company whose smartphone has struggled over the past few generations, has maintained its cadence along with larger Xperia kin. This time  [Read More…]

5G gets closer to reality as initial standard is finalized

5G is a little bit closer to being the real deal.

We keep hearing about the impending launch of 5G, but the reality is that the reported 2019 launch is still quite far away. In the meantime, work continues behind the scenes to ensure that, when carriers and phone manufacturers are ready to roll it out, they know exactly what they’re working with.

To that end, a 5G milestone was hit today at the 3GPP RAN Plenary  [Read More…]

Transform your standard outlet into one with Quick Charge 3.0 USB ports for $28

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a deal on a wall outlet with two USB ports built in!

This Topgreener wall outlet with Quick Charge 3.0 USB ports is down to $ 28.38 on Amazon with the promo code TX3R8KN4. This outlet normally goes for $ 33.39, and it has never dropped below $ 29 through a direct price drop.

Unlike some of our previous wall outlet deals, this one actually sacrifices an  [Read More…]

Transform your standard outlet into one with 2 USB ports for $16

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a deal on wall outlet with 2 USB ports!

The Topgreener Dual USB charger outlet is down to $ 15.88 on Amazon with the promo code TGUSBXSD. This outlet normally goes for $ 22.69. It has seen a couple of drops down to $ 20 or so but never this low.

Features include:

Upgraded High Speed Charging Tech: In-wall dual USB power outlet with a total output  [Read More…]