Tag Archive: Upgrade


Google Pixel 2 vs. Pixel: Should you upgrade?

Is it time to send your 2016 Pixel to that farm in the country where it can run free?

It’s that time of year again. We get to the new Pixel 2, a phone that we want to spend our money on, even if we have a really good phone in our pockets already.

The 2016 Pixel is still a damn good phone. Let’s get that out of the way first thing. Unless yours is broken, you  [Read More…]

Do I need to Upgrade to the New PSVR?

Do I really need to spend $ $ $ to get a new PSVR? Let’s see.

The newest edition of PlayStation VR has been announced, bringing a new version of the headset that millions of people already love into your living room. There aren’t many details yet, but we’ve got everything you need to know right here!

See more at VRHeads!

Upgrade your computer’s audio with this slim soundbar for just $22 today

Odds are the speakers that came with your computer or built into your monitor aren’t that great. Today is a perfect day to upgrade them by adding ELEGIANT’s USB-powered soundbar to your setup for just $ 22.49. This is the lowest price the soundbar has ever sold for, and about $ 8 less than its average selling price.

For $ 29.99 you can pick up the wireless version of the soundbar, which is probably worth the extra few dollars.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs. Galaxy Note 5: Should you upgrade?

Is it time to move on to the new Note?

With the quick rise and fall of the Galaxy Note 7, there’s a huge number of people out there with a Galaxy Note 5 today who have been dying to get their hands on something fresh. The Note 5 is, with little argument, still a strong phone today — but with contracts and financing plans coming to an end two years after the Note 5 came out,  [Read More…]

How to upgrade your PlayStation 4 Pro hard drive

Upgrading your PlayStation 4 Pro hard drive doesn’t have to give you a headache.{.intro}

Your PlayStation 4 Pro is a gaming beast, capable of delivering you tons of excellent games, apps, experiences, and even VR if you’ve picked up a PlayStation VR. The time may come when you want to upgrade your hard drive, and when that happens, it isn’t a super long and drawn-out process.

You will need some know-how, and a Phillips head screwdriver to do  [Read More…]

T-Mobile’s JUMP! On Demand now lets you upgrade your phone once every 30 days

JUMP! On Demand is ideal for those looking to switch devices every few months.

T-Mobile launched JUMP! On Demand back in 2015, offering customers an easier way to upgrade their phones — up to three times in a year. The carrier is now making a change to the plan that lets customers upgrade their phones once every 30 days.

With JUMP! On Demand, you’ll need to enter into an 18-month lease agreement, after which you can  [Read More…]

Sprint Flex lets you lease a new smartphone now, buy or upgrade later

Do I really want to own this phone?

When you’re upgrading to a new device, it can be hard to know if it’s a device you’ll want to keep for a few years, especially if you haven’t held it and played with it yet.

When you upgrade, though, most carriers have two plans and want you to pick one: installments to own the phone or monthly fees to lease the phone. So what if you chose the latter but  [Read More…]

Google wants you to upgrade to (its) better two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication is still the best way to keep yourself safe from password breaches, but some 2FAs are better than others.

Two-factor authentication has had a bad couple of weeks. Not only was a prominent developer, Justin Williams, forced to defend a phishing attack against him to PayPal and AT&T, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that SMS-based two-factory authentication is a new vector for hacking.

As a result, Google is doing something about that: since SMS-based two-factor  [Read More…]

It’s easy to upgrade your PlayStation 4 storage with an external hard drive

Upgrading your hard drive is as easy as plugging in a compatible external hard drive.

It used to be when you bought a console, upgrading your storage was something that was easier said than done. When you initially pick up a PlayStation 4, 500GB or a full Terabyte of space seems like a lot. In reality though, that might only hold 15 or 20 games. If you intend on purchasing plenty of digital movies, or you play  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3: Should you upgrade?

If you’ve been holding onto a OnePlus 3 for the past year, is now the time to upgrade?

After a barnstorming 2016, OnePlus is back with its most anticipated smartphone yet, the OnePlus 5. It’s slimmer, with improvements to build quality and battery life, and a new dual camera system. But if you’re rocking the year-old predecessor, the OnePlus 3 — or its upgraded cousin the 3T — is the new model worthy of a $ 479  [Read More…]