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Google prepares to turn Android Messages into a true iMessage competitor

A desktop client, texting over Wi-Fi, making payments to businesses, and more is in the works.

In the great debate of Android vs. iOS, one thing that iPhone users often tout is that they can’t imagine switching to a Galaxy Note 8 or Pixel 2 because Android doesn’t have iMessage. While Apple will likely never add an iMessage app to the Play Store, it looks like Google may be taking matters into its own hands.

The folks  [Read More…]

Skagen’s first Android Wear smartwatch stays true to the company’s minimalist design principles

Smartwatches might not be the most hyped tech product category these days, but some companies still believe they have the power to attract their fair share of customers. It’s the case of the renowned watch maker, Skagen who at CES 2018 debuted a fully-fledged Android Wear smartwatch. So far the company offered a few hybrid […]

AT&T will release true 5G service by late 2018

Some AT&T customers will get to use actual 5G before the end of the year.

There were a lot of developments in wireless 5G service throughout 2017, and now that we’re at the beginning of the new year, AT&T has announced that it plans on releasing a true 5G network to 12 different markets by late 2018.

The last major development in 5G last year was the finalization of its standards by the 3GPP. With these standards  [Read More…]

Q5 True Wireless Bluetooh Earbuds – wireless music at a great price

Manufacturers are making the move to remove the audio jack port from many of the latest smartphones putting the reliance entirely on Bluetooth headphones if dongles aren’t your thing. One such offering for Wireless Bluetooth earbuds are the Q5 earbuds from SMARTOMI. These little 4.5 x 1.9 x 3.7-inch earbuds weigh in at only 0.2 ounces […]

Sony WF-1000X True Wireless Noise-Cancelling Earbuds Review

In the past couple years we’ve seen numerous electronic manufacturers dive into the new true wireless earbud market. Most are rolling out their first crack at it, while a select few were early starters and now have second iterations that don’t feel so beta anymore. One of the newest well-known manufacturers that are in the […]

Adding music to Nanoleaf’s Aurora lights is a dream come true

This is a great first step toward the future of smart lighting.

My biggest complaint about smart lighting is that it doesn’t play nice with the other things in my life. I want the lights to dim and change colors to match what I see on the television, or flash along with my PS4 controller when something exciting happens in a game.

While we know there are a couple of companies eager to see this kind of  [Read More…]

Pi’s new charger fuels dreams of true wireless charging

Wireless charging isn’t a novel idea despite being introduced for the first time in new devices like the iPhone X. But even as the term implies than an over-the-air energy transfer between two devices is achieved in the real world you’ll have to place your phone or tablet on a charging mat. In a true […]

The Xiaomi Mi 6 review: A true budget flagship phone

If you’re subscribed to any of the big tech YouTube channels or pay attention to phone reviews, you probably already know how good the Xiaomi Mi 6 is. It’s been the darling of the tech community since its release earlier this year. But, if you’re a casual consumer, do you even know it exists? The […]

Fitbit Ionic is the company’s first true smartwatch

Smartwatches are becoming less and less relevant and while companies like Motorola have shunned them completely, others have decided it wouldn’t hurt to start making them. You probably know Fitbit because of its fitness trackers, but the company recently acquired ex-Kickstarter sensation Pebble and so, armed with the new ideas and high hopes it unveiled […]

The Moto X4 looks like a true successor to the original

Moto X4 leaks in all its glory.

Motorola’s Moto X line has taken a back seat as the company has focused on the modular Moto Z line, but that looks to be changing soon. We already know Motorola is coming out with a fourth Moto X, but a leak from Brazilian site Tudocellular, which obtained images as it passes through the country’s telecommunications agency, confirms a few key features for the device.

The leaked photos confirmed some  [Read More…]