Tag Archive: Thanks


Printing from an Android phone no longer sucks thanks to Mopria

When it comes to using phones instead of computers, things are fairly seamless. What’s more, we live in a digital age where we don’t print things out all that often. Getting a physical copy of an email, movie ticket, or school paper is virtually a thing of the past.

This hardly means we can toss the printer out the window. There are still going to be times where it’s those vital times to have something printed. In the era of  [Read More…]

Thanks, Lenovo, for including a camera cover on your Smart Display

For me, the most important feature is something most people aren’t talking about.

I ordered the Lenovo Smart Display on day one because a digital assistant with its own display is a thing I’m really interested in. Ever since the first crafty DIY’er built the first smart mirror people have thought of ways visual feedback can be integrated with something that gives you some extra information, and a small(ish) screen that can tap into the power of  [Read More…]

Ride around without getting lost thanks to the $15 iOttie Bike & Motorcycle Phone Mount

Secure your phone on your bike or motorcycle with this inexpensive mount.

For the first time ever, the iOttie Easy One Touch 4 Bicycle and Motorcycle Mount dropped in price down to $ 14.95 at Amazon. While it’s still somewhat new, it’s been selling between $ 17 and $ 20 since its release last October.

The iOttie Easy One Touch 4 can universally hold all phones and even many with cases between 2.3 and 3.5 inches. It features  [Read More…]

Development of eSIM tech halted thanks to legal feud with Verizon and AT&T

The Justice Department’s been conducting an investigation since February.

Trying to switch carriers is a royal pain the butt, and it was recently discovered that Verizon and AT&T are trying to make this process even more difficult. According to a report from The New York Times, the two carriers are under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department for working with GSMA to develop a technology that’ll allow them to lock eSIMs to their networks.

The antitrust investigation  [Read More…]

Android-powered scooters are now a thing thanks to Archos

Android powers most gadgets these days, so why not scooters? Actually, Archos has unveiled the first scooter to come with a built-in Android-powered display.

The post Android-powered scooters are now a thing thanks to Archos appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Here’s a gold watch. Thanks. [#acpodcast]

In this episode, Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Jerry Hildenbrand wrap up this year’s coverage of the Android universe with a look back at the Galaxy Note 8, plus reviews of the Amazon Echo Spot and Google Home Max. They also talk about Eric Schmidt leaving the Executive Chairman role at Alphabet.

Additionally, they share their top picks from 2017. Join us for the last hurrah before CES in January!

Show Notes and Links:

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review, 3  [Read More…]

AR Cardboard kits now come with controllers thanks to Zapbox!

A real Augmented Reality experience doesn’t have to be pricey.

Trying to decide whether Augmented Reality is for you or not can be pesky if you don’t want to pay up front for top of the line headsets. That is until recently when we began to see awesome new cardboard kits start to hit the market. Zapbox is exactly that, except that they go one step further by delivering a cardboard Augmented Reality headset fully equipped with  [Read More…]

Never be without light again thanks to this rechargeable extremely bright $10 flashlight

Flashlights are something that everyone should have at least one of in their home or with them while out camping, but many of us forget to buy them or check if the ones we have even work. There are few things worse than needing a flashlight only to find out that the one you have is dead or broken.

Right now you can pick up OxyLED’s super bright LED flashlight bundle for $ 10 at Amazon with coupon code OXMD50PL,  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ1 will be able to “duplicate reality”, thanks to Sculpteo partnership

You might remember that when it introduced its latest Xperia XZ1 flagship at IFA 2017, Sony said the phone will come with a unique feature – the pre-installed 3D Creator app which can be used to generate realistic 3D scans of objects and people. Now Sony announced a partnership with online 3D printing and digital […]

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