Tag Archive: Taking


Google mistakenly teases Android 11 before taking down preview page

As you’d expect, the company quickly ‘fixed’ its mistake.

What you need to know The Android Developer Preview website was the subject of much curiosity earlier today. The page made several references to Android 11, fueling rumors of an impending Developer Preview for the next version of Android. The page was quickly taken down, though, with all mentions of Android 11 expunged.

Is a new Android Developer Preview afoot? Google’s website dedicated to Android previews certainly seemed  [Read More…]

OnePlus is taking the Concept One on a tour around the world

It’s coming to India, Europe, and the U.S.

What you need to know OnePlus is taking the Concept One on a world tour. It’ll show off the experimental device in ten cities, starting February 5. The phone includes an electrochromic glass panel that can ‘hide’ the camera array on its back.

Whether it’s the black prototype or the ‘papaya’ yellow model OnePlus showed off at CES 2020, there’s no denying it: the Concept One is one sexy  [Read More…]

Visible now taking orders for Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL

As expected, and previously announced, Visible has begun offering the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL as part of its smartphone portfolio.

Visible, a digital carrier, that operates on the back of the Verizon network, has recently began getting a little more aggressive on the phone front. After starting out as an iPhone-only service provider, it has quickly expanded to support a growing number of Android devices.

As quickly as the phone went on sale, however, it appears that  [Read More…]

Verizon now taking orders for Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

Verizon on Thursday began accepting pre-orders for the 5G-enabled version of the Samsung Galaxy S10.

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will be available in store starting from May 16 and will offered in an exclusive Majestic Black color as well as Crown Silver.

The Galaxy S10 5G will retail for $ 1,300 with the device having 256GB internal storage. A 512GB variant will also be sold with a $ 1,400 price tag. As a refresher, this version does not include a  [Read More…]

LG G8 first impressions: Finally taking Samsung head on?

LG is back again with another iteration of its “G” series, with this year seeing the launch of the G8 ThinQ, the company’s early year flagship. Going head to head against the Samsung Galaxy S10, the G8 feels familiar for anyone who has picked up an LG device in the past couple of years. An iterative design, same-y software and small improvements leave us wondering if this one is worth the upgrade if you’re currently using the LG G6 or  [Read More…]

Nokia is taking over the mid-range market and I’m good with that

I’m happy to drool over a delicious new flagship like the Samsung Galaxy S10 — I have so many cases lined up to test with mine when it arrives this week — but when I was watching the livestreams and the hype from Mobile World Congress last month, what caught my eye wasn’t the folding screens or the in-screen fingerprint sensors. What caught my eye was Nokia, continuing to save the budget market and offer some of the  [Read More…]

This $19 training bundle is your golden ticket to taking better pictures

Be honest with yourself for a moment. You think the photos you take are pretty good, but you really like how that one friend of yours is able to capture things on a whole different level. They’re not professional, but the pictures are so much better than what you’d normally take.

According to InfoTrends, there were roughly 1.2 trillion digital pictures captured last year, shaking out to about 160 per person. How many did you take? How many of them  [Read More…]

Simplenote: Straightforward and reliable note taking in the cloud (Review)

Just as in any category at this point, there is a wide variety of applications for note taking in the Play Store. Applications like Evernote, Microsoft’s OneNote, and Google’s own Keep Notes are the most popular ones available, offering a plethora of tools and features. However, if all you want is to take notes in a dead-simple app with a minimal interface, astounding performance, and unlimited syncing across platforms, then you should definitely give Simplenote a chance.

Developer: Automattic, Inc  [Read More…]

Verizon now taking sign-ups for 5G Home service, costs $50/month

Available in Indianapolis, Houston, Los Angeles, and Sacramento.

After years of talk, 5G connectivity is finally making its way to consumers at a steady pace. One of the first efforts comes from Verizon with its new 5G Home broadband service.

After signing up for Verizon 5G Home, you’ll get a modem/router for your home that’s able to pull in Verizon’s 5G network to power all of the devices. In other words, it essentially replaces your  [Read More…]

Harman’s all new audio equipment lineups are taking IFA 2018 by storm

So much new to talk about.

IFA 2018 tech show is currently underway in Berlin. The American equivalent would be the Consumer Electronics Show, so you can imagine a lot of companies use this as a chance to introduce brand new tech lineups. Harman, Samsung’s audio subsidiary, is taking the opportunity to announce several different types of audio products this week.

The first announcement is the Harman Kardon Citation speaker series. This will be a modular home  [Read More…]