Tag Archive: Thing


It’s a Space Thing charmingly recreates arcade shooter (review)

Do you have fond memories of space games in the 80s? The chaotic experience of blasting away at spacecraft and alien beings? It’s a Space Thing exists as a link back to your earliest foray into arcade gaming and executes a near flawless representation.

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LG opens Software Upgrade Center, aims to make slow updates a thing of the past

LG has opened a new Software Update Center in Seoul, with the express purpose of speeding up the delivery of software updates to its smartphones.

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Google Clips Review: A thing that exists

This weird square might be the coolest thing Google has done in a long time.

“Okay, but what is it?” my friend asked for the third time during my description of the small teal square I was now actively fidgeting with. This was the third time during this party I’d run into this same problem. Someone will catch me setting Google Clips up somewhere in the room, shoot me a quizzical look, and when I didn’t offer  [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.

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Xiaomi Mi TV 4 preview: The next big thing is here

With the Mi TV 4, Xiaomi is looking to do to the TV segment what it did to phones: turn the entire category on its head.

Back in 2015, I walked into a Xiaomi service center to get a busted Mi 4 fixed. That was my first run-in with the Mi TV. It was a brand-new Mi TV 2 that the service center imported from China to showcase Xiaomi’s portfolio. When asked if it would launch in  [Read More…]

The phone’s the thing [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader and Russell Holly are joined by Apps and Games Editor, Marc Lagace! They begin by talking about the massive credit card breach at OnePlus, Samsung Galaxy X rumors, foldable phone tech, and various issues that continue to plague LG.

The majority of the show is devoted to gaming — The trouble with loot boxes and games that ship incomplete to hit release dates, the best new Android games, hot indie titles, and what’s new in AR. Check it  [Read More…]

The first thing you should do with your new Android device

We have all been there – you pick up your nice new shiny Android device and jump straight into the Google Play Store and download your favorite apps but WAIT! There’s something you should do even before that. Find my Device isn’t enabled out of the box, but will be a lifesaver if you ever misplace […]

Why Google acquiring HTC would be a great thing

One of the latest and juicy reports to drop from the tech rumor mill is that Google may be in the ‘final stage of negotiation’ to purchase HTC‘s smartphone business (via digitimes). This would certainly be a huge development, and I’m sure that it has resulted in many different feelings in the Android community. HTC’s lengthy struggle is not […]

Google Assistant-powered headphones might soon be a thing

It was recently revealed that Google might be working on a next-gen Pixel Chromebook and a mini Google Home portable speaker. But if the APK teardown of Google’s latest app (version 7.10) is any indication, a pair of Google Assistant enabled headphones are also on the way. The alleged AI-infused ear accessories are codenamed Bisto, […]

Wearable payment stickers by VISA could soon be a thing

Back in March, we told you VISA was testing a new way of making payments with a pair of NFC-enabled sunglasses. Well in its latest effort to eliminate passwords, VISA is now experimenting with another form of payment. This time it involves a payment sticker, one which is placed on the user’s exposed skin (in […]