Tag Archive: Used


A Huawei commercial used a DSLR to promote the Nova 3’s selfie camera

That’s a funny-looking phone you’re holding there…oh wait.

Huawei releases a ton of phones throughout the year (we’ve got a handy guide to help you keep track of them right here), and one of its most recent handsets is the Nova 3. The Nova 3 is a pretty typical mid-range Android smartphone, with one of its biggest features being its powerful selfie camera and AI features that accompany it.

A short 30-second ad for the Nova 3 was  [Read More…]

This $12 Bluetooth speaker is meant to be used anywhere, even the shower

Jam out while you get clean.

Right now you can pick up this waterproof Bluetooth speaker with suction cup for just $ 12.49 at Amazon when you use coupon code PYZ3AAHN during checkout. Inside you’ll find a 5W speaker so you can play audio for yourself and your friends, and the built-in battery will last for up to 6 hours of playback per charge. It comes with a detachable suction cup so you can stick it to  [Read More…]

This $250 Asus Chromebook Flip can be used in tablet, stand, or laptop mode

Download apps directly from Google Play and more.

The Asus Chromebook Flip C101PA-DB02 is down to $ 249.99 at Amazon for a limited time. When not on sale, it can generally be found selling for up to $ 300.

The C101PA features a 360-degree hinge and a 10.1-inch touchscreen which allows you to use the device in tablet, stand, or laptop mode. It weighs just two pounds and is only .6 inches thick with a battery which  [Read More…]

Ventev Powercell 6010+ review: The best-designed battery pack I’ve ever used

This brilliantly designed backup battery is all you need to keep your phone charged.

What are the features you look for in a portable battery pack? Do you prioritize battery capacity, or is an ultra-portable design most important? For me, it’s important to find a balance of portability and functionality, with a capacity that’s big enough to easily charge my phone.

The Ventev Powercell 6010+ has proven itself to be reliable with features I simply haven’t seen  [Read More…]

What to look for in a used Chromebook

One of the best Chromebook features often gets overlooked: over six years of operating system support direct from Google. That means you get all the new features that come to Chrome OS (provided your hardware allows) as well as security fixes and those tiny updates that make things just work better. That means a Chromebook you buy today will still be supported in 2024, and a Chromebook that sold new in 2016 still has four years of updates  [Read More…]

Where to buy a used PlayStation VR headset

VR is expensive. Buying used might be the solution.

What to consider before buying a used VR headset Do you have everything that’s required? Cleanliness

Let’s just get right to it: Buying a used VR headset is somewhat akin to buying a used pair of headphones. It’s been tight against someone’s face and they’ve likely sweat into it with perhaps an eye goober or two has slipped into the mix. So, firstly, you need to be OK with that.

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This Is The Best Time To Buy A Used Galaxy S8

Take advantage of the early-adopter craze and get a Galaxy S8 used. Saving money is awesome.

It’s tempting to rush out and buy a new Galaxy S9. Being a smartphone junky is kind of like that, and having the very latest and the very greatest is like an itch that needs to be scratched. A side effect of this that we see year after year is having like-new phones up for sale and it’s possible to take  [Read More…]

The notch is fine and you should get used to it

We’re starting to see more phones with the dreaded notch, but what’s the big deal?

In the wake of newly announced phones like the ASUS Zenfone 5 and the rumored Huawei P20, there’s been a lot of talk about the dreaded notch coming to more Android phones. A lot of people have pointed the blame at the iPhone X for starting this hardware trend, but while it’s true that Apple has been the most high-profile notched phone  [Read More…]

Huawei used its Mate 10 Pro to power a driverless car

Huawei’s Mate 10 Pro is one heck of an Android phone, and while Huawei was hoping U.S. carrier availability would get more people to pay attention to it, these plans were ultimately thwarted. Now, just in time for this year’s Mobile World Congress, Huawei’s kicking things up a notch by announcing it was able to use the Mate 10 Pro to turn a Porsche Panamera into a driverless car.

One of the Mate 10 Pro’s most unique features  [Read More…]

Pixel 2 portrait mode can now be used on certain non-Google phones

Thank goodness for ports.

Portrait mode on the Pixel 2 is one of the things that continues to impress me on the phone even after months of using it, and it’s something that was recently ported over to the first-generation Pixel, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X as an update to Charles Chow’s Camera NX app. Now, thanks to another developer by the name of Arnova8G2 on the XDA Developers forums, the Pixel 2’s portrait mode can be used on  [Read More…]