Tag Archive: Take


Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 to take on OnePlus in India

The Pocophone F1 is the first phone from Xiaomi’s new sub-brand meant to take on OnePlus. It seems rather commonplace in China for big mobile brands to have a sub-brand. Even OnePlus is a sub-brand of OPPO, while Huawei and ZTE have sub-brands as well.

While the Pocophone F1 hasn’t launched officially yet but that hasn’t stopped people from getting their hands on it early before the event on August 22. There are even videos on YouTube of it being  [Read More…]

How to take a screenshot on the Galaxy Note 9

Learn it now, use it forever.

No matter what you use your Galaxy Note 9 for, you’re going to need to take a screenshot at some point. And because it’s a Note phone, you have more than one option for a simple screenshot — and plenty of features you can play with after you’ve taken it as well.

This is something you’ll learn now, and be able to use for the life of the phone. And even  [Read More…]

HOT TAKE: We unpack Samsung Unpacked! (Podcast #18)

Join Matt, Andrew, Donovan, and Keyan as we express our collective excitement and disdain at all the announcements from Samsung Unpacked. Topics include out of control phone pricing, Galaxy Note 9 hype, and the merits and drawbacks of Tizen vs Wear.

Samsung Unpacked coverage The Galaxy Note 9 is here but you might not like the price Samsung’s Galaxy Home is the company’s latest attempt to fight Apple Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Specs: A complete monster Nine things we  [Read More…]

Take 15% off any eBay order over $25 today only

Save big today only!

Today eBay is taking 15% off just about everything with the code PRONTO15. You will need to make a minimum purchase of $ 25. It has a maximum potential savings of $ 100, s you will continue to save 15% when buying up to $ 667 worth of goods. You can only use the code once on one shopping cart, but you can use the code on everything in that cart instead of just one  [Read More…]

HOT TAKE: Android Pie (Podcast #17)

A new version of Android is out! Matt, Donovan, and Andrew sit down to discuss what’s inside, what they love, and the future of notches! Plus, there’s some more about where we feel Android is going and the future of Android skins. Tune in to hear the conversation and leave your comments on this post with what you think!

Android Pie coverage Android 9 Pie becomes official and goes live for Pixels today What is Digital Wellbeing in Android  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Essentials is yet another take on affordable unlimited plans

$ 60/month gives you unlimited talk, text, data, 3G hotspot use, and more.

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen Verizon and Sprint introduce new “unlimited” plans that are cheaper and come with a bevy of restrictions compared to their more expensive counterparts. Not wanting to be left out, T-Mobile is now following suit with its new T-Mobile Essentials plan.

For $ 30/month for a family of 4 on Autopay, T-Mobile Essentials includes unlimited talk, text, and  [Read More…]

How to take screenshots in Android P

Here’s everything you need to know about screenshots in Android P!

Android P brings a lot of new features and changes to our favorite mobile OS, and one of the most basic elements of Android — taking screenshots — hasn’t been left out.

Google’s vastly improved the screenshot-taking and editing experience in Android P compared to past versions, and today, I’m going to walk you through all the changes to keep an eye out for.

Without further  [Read More…]

Take 15% off any eBay order over $25 today only

Site wide. Save big. Happy Friday.

Today eBay is taking 15% off just about everything with the code PERFECTDAY. You will need to make a minimum purchase of $ 25. It has a maximum potential savings of $ 100, so you can spend as much as $ 667 and still save with this deal. You can only use the code once on one shopping cart, but you can use the code on everything in that cart instead of just  [Read More…]

Republic Relay hands-on: A fantastic take on a kid-friendly ‘phone’

It’s still early days, but there’s a lot of potential to these fun little squares.

My 9-year-old came home from the first day of school this year and asked for a phone of his very own, and I laughed. His 13-year-old sister doesn’t even have her own phone yet, and I didn’t have one until I was much older that they are now. But as we talked, he explained many of the kids in his class had  [Read More…]

Gears Pop! will take fun-sized Gears of War action mobile

Gears of War is going mobile with a Funko Pop twist.

Gears of War 5 drew all of the attention from fans of the franchise at Microsoft’s E3 2018 presentation, but Microsoft’s also had something a little more fun-sized in mind for mobile phones. As part of a collaboration with Funko Pop, Microsoft took the wraps off of Gears Pop!, a new mobile title coming to Android and iOS.

There’s little to go off of for now,  [Read More…]