Tag Archive: Taking


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…]

Edifier S880DB speakers review: Taking your music to a whole ‘nother level

Big sound, small package, right price. Edifier gets it all right with its S880DB speakers.

Choosing the right set of speakers for your desk or living room can be fun but tough all at once. There are so many different choices in all price ranges and most of the time you can’t just borrow a set to try them out. Ideally, you want options so you can use them with a small receiver or through your computer,  [Read More…]

Amazon is taking 20% or more off Alexa-enabled devices, including the $104 Echo Spot

Amazon says thank you with discounts. I’m ok with that.

The Amazon Echo Spot is down to $ 103.99 right now in both black and white. It normally sells for $ 130, and this is one of the best prices we’ve ever seen.

This deal is part of a huge Amazon “Thank You” sale taking at least 20% off Alexa-enabled devices. This deal is good today only, but it includes a wide variety of products including several members of  [Read More…]

Taking a look back at the Tomb Raider series with the help of GameStash!

Celebrate Lara Croft’s return to the big screen by playing classic Tomb Raider games on your phone!

Lara Croft returns to theaters this week with the relaunch of the Tomb Raider film franchise based on the recent rebooting of the iconic video game series.

With the help of GameStash, we wanted to celebrate the film’s premiere by taking a look back at all the Tomb Raider/Lara Croft games that helped build up the legendary character. All of  [Read More…]

Bluboo taking fight to Samsung Galaxy S9 with its own S9 in 2018 (Promoted)

If you look back at the top phone brands of the year over the last decade, you’ll no doubt find Samsung’s name high on the list. It seems that in the world of Android, and phones in general, Samsung is the pacesetter for the rest of the industry. For all that Apple brings about in […]

From The Editor’s Desk: Taking ‘stock’

We need to re-evaluate what we mean by “stock Android” in light of this year’s crop of Samsung phones.

On most Android sites, when you read or hear someone referring to “stock” Android, it’s usually with Google’s idea of Android in mind: clean home screen, light color scheme, and the bare minimum of accoutrements. Stock Android is also considered by many in the know to be the Platonic ideal of what Android should be, and it’s the  [Read More…]

People are taking the OnePlus 5 ‘jelly’ problem a bit too seriously [Update]

Don’t look too hard.

Update: The offending Tweet has been deleted, and a OnePlus representative confirmed to Android Central that “the Twitter post does not reflect our official stance and has since been deleted.” You can see the original below, but as I made very clear, I think the issue is being terribly overblown and this post was not meant to be taken too seriously.

I feel for OnePlus these days, despite the opaqueness with which it is  [Read More…]