Tag Archive: Upgrades


The new iPhones are just big enough upgrades to make people care

The only ‘feature’ that matters is that it’s still an iPhone.

Another year, another Apple announcement that was somehow both hyped and eventually disappointing. The star of the show, per usual, was the latest iPhone: the interestingly named iPhone 11 Pro. Building on the iPhone XS from last year, Apple made its typical move of slightly refreshing the hardware, adding a few features, and claiming its revolutionary status.

Look at the slide above from the launch event.  [Read More…]

These are the best smart home upgrades you can buy for $50 or less

Building out your dream smart home doesn’t mean you have to drop hundreds of dollars on smart home stuff. There are some quality smart home products that are available for under $ 50 that let you upgrade your smart home one room at a time. We’ve rounded up the best value for smart speakers, smart bulbs, smart plugs and more so that you can kick back and enjoy your fancy new smart home.

Add more Alexa Echo Dot (3rd Gen)  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7T Pro spec leak reveals minor hardware upgrades

The OnePlus 7T Pro will feature the same 6.67-inch 90Hz AMOLED display and triple rear cameras as the OnePlus 7 Pro.

What you need to know A new leak suggests the OnePlus 7T Pro will have similar hardware specs as the current OnePlus 7 Pro. The only major highlight will be a faster Snapdragon 855+ chipset. OnePlus 7T Pro will also offer several new camera features, including a new macro mode and hybrid image stabilization.

OnePlus 7T  [Read More…]

Apple lowers revenue guidance for Q1 due to fewer iPhone upgrades than expected

iPhone XS Max

Apple today issued a note to investors, and it contains some interesting info regarding iPhone sales.

Apple CEO Tim Cook today shared a letter to his company’s investors to warn that Apple is revising its guidance for the fiscal Q1 2019 quarter. The Cupertino firm now expects revenue of $ 84 billion, down from the estimate of $ 89 billion to $ 93 billion that it previously expected to see.

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Chromecast upgrades its ambient mode

One of the best things to watch when you’re not watching video just got even better.

When it comes to using your TV as a bit of an art piece, Chromecast is right up there — especially when it comes to customization. And now it’s got a new ambient mode that allows for even more options, and more control — and an even better experience. Here’s what’s up:

Within the Google Home app (you’ll need the most recent update  [Read More…]

Honor 9 is the sum of many incremental upgrades, and that’s just fine

The biggest upgrades in this year’s Honor flagship will be software, camera, and audio.

The Honor 9 won’t be announced in Europe for another couple of weeks — a launch event is scheduled for June 27 — but thanks to the standard early Chinese launch, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the handset.

It’s the direct successor to the Honor 8, one of our favorite mid-priced flagships of 2016, and  [Read More…]

T-Mobile upgrades LTE data cap to 30GB

Most major carriers in the US offer an Unlimited plan option. But “unlimited” in carrier language actually spells limited with carrier implementing thresholds, which when being reached translate into de-prioritization of your device. In case you are not aware, Verizon’s Unlimited plan caps out at 22GB just like AT&T’s, while Sprint’s is a bit more […]

Sprint’s upgrades Unlimited Plan to take on Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile

With Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile all announcing unlimited plans, Sprint sure doesn’t want to be left behind. So the carrier has upgraded its Unlimited Plan too. Sprint is offering a limited time offer until March 31. Until that date, customers who switch at least one line to Sprint will be awarded unlimited talk, text and […]

Pokémon Go storage upgrades cost 50% less until Feb. 26

Upgrade your Pokémon Go storage for half the price.

Niantic is rolling out a huge update to Pokémon Go that introduces 80 new creatures to the game. The update is set to go live later this week, and to celebrate the release, Niantic is offering a 50% discount on storage upgrades until February 26:

To help you prepare for upcoming adventures, Pokémon Storage upgrades require 50% fewer PokéCoins starting the afternoon of Feb.  [Read More…]

AT&T’s Indigo network upgrades will bring 5G to Austin and Indianapolis in coming months

Indigo is AT&T’s network for today, and tomorrow.

AT&T has announced some details of their new 3.0 network upgrades, dubbed “Indigo”, at a wireless industry event in San Francisco.

The highlight from a consumer angle is the news that they are in the process of expanding their 5G network from its current testbed in Austin, Texas to a live implementation with consumer access in Austin and Indianapolis, Indiana in the coming months. Additionally, they are building out  [Read More…]