Tag Archive: Take


The Galaxy S9 could take a design cue from the iPhone X

With the Galaxy S8 pushing the boundaries of the display by extending the bezels on the device it set the way for other manufactures to follow suit. Samsung followed with the Note 8 and even Apple got into the game with the iPhone X. The subtle differences between the Samsung and Apple implementation of a […]

Action Launcher and Nova Launcher take different approaches to Adaptive Icons

Google’s Adaptive Icons has popular launcher developers solving problems in innovative ways.

With their most recent versions, popular third-party launchers Action Launcher and Nova Launcher are approaching the implementation of Google’s Adaptive Icons in different ways.

Nova Launcher’s latest beta offers users the opportunity to dynamically reshape existing icons, which doesn’t always work out but looks great a lot of the time. The upside? No custom icon pack necessary.

Action Launcher’s latest version does the  [Read More…]

Take it from a Note 8 user: temper your iPhone X Face ID expectations

Sometimes it turns out the solution to a problem is something you already have: a fingerprint sensor.

Alongside the predictably named and designed iPhone 8, Apple just announced the all-new iPhone X (pronounced “ten” by the way). With its very familiar “lots of screen and tiny bezels” design, the iPhone X ditched one of the most recognizable parts of an iPhone: its home button. And in doing so, it lost Touch ID — one of the key  [Read More…]

Amazon’s looking to take over a(nother) town near you!

Amazon’s looking to employe 50,000 people at a new campus somewhere in America.

Amazon’s Seattle campus. (Source: Amazon)

Ask anyone who’s in or around Seattle (our own Andrew Martonik can attest to this) and they’ll quickly tell you about Amazon’s impact in that city, which sports its massive headquarters. It’s huge. How huge? Try this on for size:

Thirty-three buildings with a total 8.1 million square feet and more than $ 3 billion in  [Read More…]

How to take a screenshot on the Galaxy Note 8

Learn it now, use it forever.

Being able to take a screenshot is one of the core competencies of using a smartphone. With the Galaxy Note 8 a screenshot becomes even more crucial, with its S Pen giving you all sorts of options for marking it up. Going a step further, the phone actually gives you a few different ways to capture a screenshot, whether you want to grab a small section of the screen, the whole  [Read More…]

Take to the skies with the DJI Spark drone for just $468

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on DJI’s latest drone!

The Spark is DJI’s latest drone, and it comes with a rather attractive price tag to begin with. Right now, you can pick one up for just $ 468.49 from B&H Photo and Amazon. We haven’t seen too many discounts on this drone since its release, and it happens to be the only current discount we can find. Other retailers, including  [Read More…]

Take your tunes into the shower with this $20 speaker

Showers can be boring (especially the lonely ones!), and shower thoughts can just end up making you feel way less relaxed than a show should. Some people also happen to sing their best when in the shower — or so we tell ourselves.

Whatever your reason for wanting music in the shower, you need a speaker in your bathroom. Cords probably aren’t the best idea (you know — death by electrocution), so you’ll want a convenient Bluetooth speaker that lets  [Read More…]

Google Maps now tells you how long a future trip will take

“If I don’t leave now, it’s only going to take longer.”

It’s hard to know the perfect time to go somewhere, because there’s no one outside mailmen and UPS drivers that really know when traffic is best in your city… except for Google Maps. With millions of users and millions more Waze users helping them graph traffic in real-time, day after day, Google Maps really can tell when the best time is  [Read More…]

How to take advantage of Google Home offers

Google Home Offers let you take advantage of specials to make your home even more awesome.

Google Home brings you a hub that lets you control your connected home, listen to music, and plenty more. Hidden inside of the menu in the Google Home app, you’ll also find a tab called “Offers” filled with special deals that can let you enjoy everything this accessory has to offer at a discount. These include Play Movie rentals for just  [Read More…]

Take a deep dive into Python with this boot camp bundle!

Python is one of the most popular programming languages out there thanks to a fast edit-test-debug cycle and wide versatility. Jumping into Python from a beginner’s standpoint isn’t exactly easy, as there are many routes you can take. The training required to become a Python expert is also generally quite expensive.

Become a Python master and save over 90% with this bundle! Learn more

What if there was a bundle of courses that included teaching for beginners as  [Read More…]