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Want better battery life from your Galaxy S9? Start here!

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus were two of the most anticipated devices of 2018. These handsets offer great specs, a great display, and an amazing camera.

Unfortunately, there is one downside to these smartphones – the battery. Thanks to the Galaxy Note 7 debacle, Samsung has been playing it safe with pushing the limits of batteries in its different devices.

READ MORE: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Review

The same can be said about the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Need a new background? Start with these killer wallpaper apps for Android

It’s no secret that we love icon packs, wallpapers, and other ways to customize our phones. There’s just something about switching up your wallpaper every once in awhile that adds some fresh flavor to your device, even if you’ve had it for some time.

This is especially true for those of us who don’t have the deepest of pockets and still want a taste of the latest and greatest device. However, for the rest of us, we usually rely on various wallpaper  [Read More…]

The Oculus Go games you should start with

Time to sink your teeth into your new VR headset

Whether you’re a veteran or entirely, new to VR the question of, “What do I want to play first?” is always the toughest when it comes to a new headset. Now that you’ve got your Oculus Go I’m sure you want to test out all the cool things and get the feel for just how awesome this device actually is. Well, now there’s no stress involved in  [Read More…]

Google’s Grasshopper app is a fantastic way for beginners to start coding

There’s no shortage of coding tutorials or programs that aim to teach coding to beginners — but Grasshopper is something special.

Google’s workshop for experimental projects, Area 120, released a really interesting new app for Android and iOS.

Grasshopper: Learn to Code for Free is an app that offers basic lessons in coding with Javascript in a gamified format along with coding puzzles built around a realistic code editor. Marc Lagace and Russell Holly spend some time  [Read More…]

Twitch will start streaming Doctor Who on May 29

Enjoy seven doctors over 26 seasons.

If you’ve been dying to catch up on Doctor Who but haven’t been able to tear yourself away from Twitch, you’er in luck. The streaming Mecca will be showing more than 500 episodes of the British classic, starting with 1963’s “An Unearthly Child.”

The streaming kicks off at 11 a.m. Pacific time May 29. And the classic eps are just for starters. From the Twitch blog:

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Ask Alexa to start this $180 RoboVac while you relax by the pool

This price is good for a limited time.

Right now you can save $ 70 on the purchase of this Alexa-enabled Robovac at Amazon with the use of coupon code U43X35IY. This normally sells for $ 250 and has only dropped as low as $ 200 in the past. The price drop is temporary, though.

The vacuum can be scheduled to clean at certain times, monitored through the free smartphone app, and even activated using just your  [Read More…]

These refurbished Roku streaming sticks and boxes start at $32 today

A deal worth streaming about.

Amazon’s Gold Box deals of the day include a variety of refurbished Roku streamers with prices starting at just $ 31.99. You can grab the 2017 Roku Streaming Stick at the lowest price, or spend a little more and grab the 4K version to help you prepare a bit for the future.

Finally, the Roku Ultra 4K box is down to $ 71.99, which is nearly $ 30 less than it sells  [Read More…]

How to set up and start using gestures in MIUI

Full-screen gestures will transform the way you use MIUI.

Xiaomi rolled out the MIUI 9.5 update last month, introducing a slate of new features, including support for gestures. The goal with gestures is to maximize screen real estate by eliminating the navigation bar at the bottom of the display, and offering an easier way to navigate the interface.

For instance, the default gesture to go back in an app or exit to the home screen is  [Read More…]

Acer CXI3 Chromebox pre-orders now open and start at $297

If you want a lot of power, you can spend as much as $ 744.

Seemingly out of nowhere, 2018’s been shaping up to be an excellent year for Chromebox fans. Asus and HP both announced Chromebox hardware during this year’s CES, and a few weeks later, Acer unveiled its new CXI3. Acer’s Chromebox has since gone up for pre-order, and pricing sounds more than reasonable.

There are a few different models to choose from, with the  [Read More…]

Xiaomi introduces the Mi TV 4A series in India; prices start at just ₹13,999 ($215)

Xiaomi rolls out 32-inch and 43-inch models of the Mi TV 4A in India.

After launching the 55-inch Mi TV 4 in India last month, Xiaomi is now adding new two models to diversify its TV portfolio. Both TVs share a similar design aesthetic, and are priced very aggressively. The 32-inch model will go on sale later this month for just ₹13,999 ($ 215), and the 43-inch variant will be debuting for ₹22,999 ($ 355).

The  [Read More…]