Tag Archive: Steps


Get $15 off the Amazfit Bip Smartwatch and track steps, sleep, & more

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Amazon has the Amazfit Bip Smartwatch by Huami available for $ 67.49, which gets you $ 15 off the normal price. This gadget has received an average of 3.9 stars based on its 1,614 customer reviews. Today’s deal is one of the best we’ve ever seen, and the price is valid on all four color options: Cinnabar Red, Kokoda Green, Onyx Black, and White Cloud.

This budget-friendly smartwatch is the perfect option if you’re  [Read More…]

Here are the basic steps for setting up your new Samsung Galaxy phone

Samsung has streamlined its setup process in the last few generations, but there are still several extra steps compared to other phones as Samsung injects its own steps alongside Google’s. The process is self-explanatory, but we have all of the information and tips you need to know about as you go through each step.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Samsung Galaxy S9 ($ 620) Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 ($ 900) How to set up your Galaxy  [Read More…]

Niantic Adventure Sync: Pokemon Go will now track your steps even if the app isn’t running

Incubating your eggs will never be the same again.

Niantic today introduced Adventure Sync, a tool that changes how its games operate.

If there’s one thing that Pokemon Go does well, it’s getting people out in the real world. If there’s a second thing, it’s that it rewards you for being active.

Raid battles, Community Day, and new Pokemon are all compelling reasons to open the game and get to the park. But, what about all of the other times  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy A6+ review: One step forward, two steps back

The Galaxy A6+ is a phone without an identity.

Samsung launched the Galaxy A series back in 2014 as a way of bridging the gap between the flagship Galaxy S line and the budget-focused Galaxy J series. From the onset, the Galaxy A series was targeted at a younger audience, with Samsung focusing on design and camera as the two main differentiators.

Over the last two years, Samsung introduced water resistance as well as Samsung Pay to  [Read More…]

When YouTube TV fails, an old-school antenna steps up

YouTube TV failed hard during the World Cup semifinal, but old-school antennas rocked it just fine.

In case you missed it, YouTube TV went down hard today. Right when England was trying to #BringItHome. England’s defense pretty much disappeared in the second half, but so, too, did YouTube TV’s stream of the game. (If you somehow actually missed the game, England lost in OT. Sorry, lads.)

But this is a learning experience for us  [Read More…]

Lenovo Mirage Solo review: Two steps forward, one step back

Lots of cool ideas, but very little to actually do right now.

Ask people who have not yet bought a VR headset why they don’t have one and you usually get one of three answers. Either the headsets are too expensive when you add in the cost of the still-necessary powerful PC, the cable connecting you to a big box is awkward and not fun, or the headset requires you to use your phone and your phone  [Read More…]

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai steps down, CFO Kenichiro Yoshida to take over

Kaz Hirai is transitioning to a chairman role, with current CFO Kenichiro Yoshida taking over as CEO.

After a six-year stint as the CEO, Kaz Hirai has announced that he is stepping down from the role. Starting April 1, Hirai will transition to a chairman role within the company. Sony’s chief financial officer Kenichiro Yoshida will be taking over as president and CEO from April 1.

Hirai was instrumental in turning Sony’s fortunes around by focusing  [Read More…]

Plex steps into the VR era with new app for Google Daydream

Plex has joined the effort to push virtual reality (VR) mainstream. The popular media streaming app just announced this week that it is adding support for Google’s Daydream VR platform. With a Daydream-compatible Android smartphone and corresponding headset, users will now be able to watch movies and TV shows in VR. Furthermore, you can add […]

AT&T reportedly steps away from deal to sell Huawei phones

This is a big setback for Huawei’s plans to expand in the U.S.

Strong rumors have swirled for weeks that AT&T would soon start to carry and distribute high-end Huawei phones, marking a big move for the Chinese manufacturer as it tries to get a strong foothold in the U.S. market. But at CES 2018, as Huawei and its sub-brand Honor both make announcements about international releases of their phones, Wall Street Journal is reporting that AT&T has backed  [Read More…]

3 important steps for keeping your kids safe online in 2018

You don’t need to be afraid of your kids using the internet.

Surfing the internet is not in and of itself a dangerous act, but much like the chain letter emails of our forefathers, it can be easy to get lost when you’re inexperienced. Younger users tend to live in apps instead of the browser, but that doesn’t always guarantee safety. If you’re concerned about leaving your child unattended on the internet, we’ve got a few tips for  [Read More…]