Tag Archive: Updated


Jaybird goes waterproof with the updated Run XT true wireless headphones

Leave the wires behind.

The true wireless headphone market exploded last year. With the popularity of Apple’s AirPods, and affordable alternatives popping up from the likes of Anker and TaoTronics, tech-forward people were ditching the wires in droves.

Headphone maker Jaybird is no stranger to the market, and today took wraps off its newest entry, the Run XT. An update to its Run predecessor, the sports-focused XT update adds IPX7 waterproofing and new black/flash and storm grey/glacier color options.

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Bang & Olufsen’s updated Beoplay E8 earphones now feature wireless charging

These truly wireless headphones are getting a big update next month.

Everywhere you turn, more and more people are adopting truly wireless headphones. The AirPods are easily the most desired, even for Android users, and eyes have been on Apple lately as people eagerly await an announcement regarding the next edition of its wireless earbuds. In the meantime, it looks as if one company just beat Apple to the punch on one of its potentially upcoming features  [Read More…]

Google Fit updated with breathing exercises and home screen widgets

There are also improvements to the homepage and manually-added workouts.

We’ve really been enjoying Google Fit following its overhaul this past August, and now as we head towards the end of the year, Google’s issuing its first big update since then to add a couple smaller features to flesh the platform out a bit more.

For folks using Google Fit on an Android phone, you’ll soon have access to home screen widgets. These were oddly removed when  [Read More…]

Fitbit Charge 3 updated with Quick Replies for Android users

You can also now see weight and hydration info on the Fitbit Today dashboard.

The Fitbit Charge 3 is the best fitness band Fitbit’s ever released, and thanks to a new software update that’s available for the tracker right now, it’s being made even better.

One of the biggest new features is specific to Android users and allows you to send off Quick Replies to text messages, WhatsApp messages, and more right from your wrist. Similar to  [Read More…]

Microsoft To-Do updated on Android with faster sync, new ‘undo’ option

Microsoft To-Do has added new ways to interact with your tasks and faster syncing on iOS and Android.

Microsoft is taking a small break from its onslaught of major features for its To-Do app, opting instead for some smaller tweaks in the latest updates for mobile devices. Across both iOS and Android, that means you’ll now see To-Do sync a little faster. Meanwhile, each app has received its own slight tweaks to the way you interact with  [Read More…]

What we know: OnePlus 6T (Updated 9/11/2018)

The OnePlus 6 was officially unveiled back on May 16th and really solidified the company’s place in the market. However, 6 months later and we’re nearing the launch of the OnePlus 6T.

READ MORE: OnePlus 6 review: The best value smartphone of 2018

As is the case with just about every flagship device, there are reports and rumors revealing bits of information. The OnePlus 6T is no different, and we’re here to tell you what we know about  [Read More…]

LG V20 and Q6 now being updated to Android 8.0 Oreo

There are also new features coming to the G7 and G6.

LG has never been well-known for issuing speedy or consistent software updates, but the company’s been trying to turn that around after opening a dedicated “Global Software Update Center” this past April. Now, some of those efforts are coming to light as four LG phones are getting new software goodies.

Starting first with firmware upgrades, Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out to both the LG  [Read More…]

Smartphone glass types compared (Updated 08/2018)

Updated 8/13/2018 with Gorilla Glass 6

Original Equipment Manufacturers, or OEMs, use a number of different kinds of materials to make smartphone glass. Not to be confused with the tech inside of the displays, we’re referring to the actual glass that covers them.

Most modern smartphones feature some sort of toughened glass face, the most common of which is Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Less common is the Japanese-made Asahi Dragontrail glass; rarer still is a coating that’s not glass at all,  [Read More…]

HTC U12+ review: They fixed the buttons! [Updated]

With the digital buttons fixed in software, it’s time to reconsider HTC’s 2018 flagship.

When we first reviewed HTC’s latest handset, its digital buttons were kind of a mess. But with a software fix now rolling out, the U12+ is well worth a second look.

HTC U12+

Price: $ 799

Bottom line: HTC’s new high-end offering is speedy, with impressive glass-backed designs and very  [Read More…]

Here’s why the NVIDIA Shield TV is still being updated after three years

The best Android TV product is also one of the best-supported Android products ever.

We all love the Shield TV around here. It’s almost universally thought of as the best way to get Android on your TV, isn’t outrageously expensive, and has enough power to stream your 4K HDR content without sputtering or complaining. It’s also a decent gaming console and makes for a heck of a streaming server when you use Plex or Kodi. It’s one  [Read More…]