Tag Archive: Things


5 things we’d like to see in Fallout 76

Fallout 76 has the potential to bring the franchise to new heights with these five opportunities.

Fallout 76‘s massively-multiplayer online focus (MMO), as well as the fact that it’s set before the rest of the Fallout games, leaves plenty of room for Bethesda to go wild with what it offers to the player. Here are five things that would make Fallout 76 awesome.

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4 things the Galaxy Home must do to challenge the Echo, Home, and HomePod

The Galaxy Home could be a total flop, but it doesn’t have to be.

On Thursday, August 9, Samsung hosted its Unpacked event in New York City to talk about its three biggest gadgets going into the second half of the year.

The Galaxy Note 9 was the star of the show, and while the Galaxy Watch wasn’t a huge focus, it was something we were expecting to make an appearance. What did catch us off guard,  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new SmartThings Wifi, hub and sensors smarten things up even more

The new Samsung SmartThings Wifi, Hub and Sensors.

Mesh networking, a new hub and sensors round out the company’s connected home aspirations.

Samsung today announced a revamp of its mesh networking system, featuring the new SmarThings Wifi system, plus a new SmartThings hub and sensors.

The SmartThings Wifi system uses the smarts of Plume (which Samsung previously invested in) to keep everything talking to each other as quickly as possible. Each Wifi router covers 1,500 square  [Read More…]

Nine things we love about the Note 9

Samsung just unveiled their shiny new Note 9 and now it’s time for us to check out all of the great features. Like every year the Note 9 is Samsung’s best of the best and here to impress. Check out the nine features we love about the Note 9 below.

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Six things we like about the Honor 10

The iPhone X-inspired notch based design has become quite a hit with Android phone makers. And the latest to join the pack is Honor with its new Honor 10 which launches globally today.

Packing flagship-like specs and design, the Honor 10 will be sold for a mid-range price, which is a big part of its appeal. First revealed in China last month, the device will go on sale today in Europe for €399 / $ 473 and up. There’s no  [Read More…]

Gadgets and gear: 10 things to pack for a camping trip

Summer is the best time to get together as a family and go camping. Alternatively, you might favor solo adventures or going out into the wilderness accompanied only by a few friends. Regardless of your particular preferences, one thing is certain: summer isn’t complete without at least one camping trip.

With the vacation season upon us, it’s high time to start thinking about packing and preparing for your camping trip.

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10 things every Pixel 2 user absolutely should know

The Google Pixel 2, and its larger sibling, the Pixel XL 2, is one of the best phones you can purchase right now. Available through Verizon and Google, it’s the latest and greatest in Android and features some pretty damn impressive hardware. It’s one of our favorite devices ever, even if it’s not exactly the sexiest device on the market.

One of the things we love about Android is that it offers so much customization. The platform continues to get  [Read More…]

Got a Google Home? Here’s 9 things you need to do right now!

First introduced in May 2016, the Google Home has fast become one of the leading connected smart speakers. It’s perhaps one of the most flexible devices of its kind and only gets better with updates and new features.

We’re in an era where the Google Home faces strong competition from the likes of Sonos, Amazon Echo, and the Apple HomePod. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks, and the space will get more crowded when Samsung delivers its first Bixby-powered  [Read More…]

How to get started with Android Things

Android Things can help bring out your inner Maker. Here’s how to get started.

Android Things just might be one of Google’s best projects ever. Designed to help build small embedded smart “things” by being simple and consistent, it’s a great way to get started with any type of small connected project even if you’ve never done any type of programming before.

It can run on low cost hardware and has great support material to point you  [Read More…]

Project Fi wish list: 3 things that would make me switch

With a few small changes, Project Fi could become unstoppable.

When Google launched Project Fi in April 2015, I signed up for the service as fast as I possibly could. I ordered the starter kit for my Nexus 6 and loved the added benefits, but ultimately went back to my previous service provider after the first month.

Project Fi gets a lot of things right. Its mobile app is wonderfully designed and easy to use, the billing  [Read More…]