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iFixit is now selling parts straight from Motorola

Not a knockoff.

iFixit has long been known for selling toolkits and providing guides on how to open consumer hardware so you can try your hand at fixing your phone instead of spending a bunch of money at a repair shop. iFixit has also sold replacement parts for various pieces of hardware so users can get their tools and replacement parts all in one go.

What’s been missing, until now, is support from a device manufacturer. But  [Read More…]

LG V40 ThinQ review: Five cameras aimed straight at Samsung

LG basically made its own version of a Galaxy S9+, and that may just be enough.

From the start, LG’s V series has been about content creation and offering more ways to capture the world around you. But over the years, the G and V series have to converged to the point where they’re nearly identical. Not unlike Samsung’s Galaxy S and Note lines (go figure), the G and V series are basically the same aside from  [Read More…]

Cricket vs. Straight Talk: Which has the better prepaid phone plan?

See how Cricket and Straight Talk measure up against each other.

Cricket and Straight Talk have a few things in common. Both operate on AT&T’s network (although Straight Talk also operates on Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon networks) and each do unlimited plans differently than any other pre-paid carrier.

Cricket offers a cheap unlimited plan but caps your network speeds at 8 Mbps or 3 Mbps (depending on the plan), and Straight Talk requires you to buy a phone through  [Read More…]

Straight Talk Buyer’s Guide: Everything you need to know!

Find out what Straight Talk has to offer!

Straight Talk is an alternative carrier, or Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), that offers prepaid wireless service through a partnership with TracFone and Wal-Mart. Straight Talk offers support for both CDMA and GSM devices, as it piggybacks on the T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon’s networks.

Straight Talk offers no-contract plans for individuals on 30-day refills that start at $ 30 for a basic voice and data plan, and unlimited  [Read More…]

Best Straight Talk Wireless Phones

Going with Straight Talk? Here’s the best phones they offer.

Considering switching your wireless service over to Straight Talk, but don’t know what phones they offer? We’re here to help!

Straight Talk’s website requires you to enter your zip code to find out which devices are best-suited for the services available in your area. Having said that, we’ve generally found the same list of devices should be available just about everywhere.

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We’ve broken down the best  [Read More…]

How to boot NVIDIA Shield TV straight into live television

It’s a TV box so it’s not unreasonable to want to boot straight into live TV. Here’s how to do it.

If you’re using your NVIDIA Shield TV in conjunction with the Live Channels app for over the air television, then there’s a strong chance that’s going to be the first thing you want to see when you turn it on. But, like any other Android device, the first thing you see when you turn it on  [Read More…]

Order a ride share straight from Google Maps! [How-To]

Last week, Google gave me another reason to never download another map or direction app, they integrated ordering an Uber or Lyft directly into the Google Maps interface and, you guessed it, we are here to show you how to use it. Prerequisites: I know, no fluff this time. I’m so excited about this addition

Download the OnePlus 3T wallpapers straight from the artist who made them

Illustrator tells the story of how OnePlus’s latest backdrops came to life.

OnePlus has become known for its unique and stylish wallpapers, thanks to the work of artist Hampus Olsson. For the upcoming OnePlus 3T, the company once again teamed up with the Swedish illustrator to bring to life four striking new abstract backgrounds.

And although the phone isn’t out yet, you can already download all of them, in full 1080p resolution, from Olsson’s personal site.

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Best Straight Talk Wireless phones

Going with Straight Talk? Here’s the best phones they offer.

Considering switching your wireless service over to Straight Talk, but don’t know what phones they offer? We’re here to help!

Straight Talk’s website requires you to enter your zip code to find out which devices are best-suited for the services available in your area. Having said that, we’ve generally found the same list of devices should be available just about everywhere.

We’ve broken down the best  [Read More…]

Five for Friday: Apps to keep your days straight.

Many of us live by a schedule. We have many things to do, and most of us are not lucky enough to have a personal assistant or a secretary to

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