Tag Archive: wants


Meet Arcadia Power, the company that wants to give you clean energy

Fossil fuels aren’t just harmful for the environment, they’re more expensive than renewable, clean energy resources. Unfortunately, most people are under the impression that green energy resources are difficult to access — but with Arcadia Power, conservation-conscious people can use an online platform to not only get free access to low-cost clean energy resources, but improve how your home runs.

Arcadia Power helps you connect to less expensive clean energy plans — and you get some peace of mind knowing  [Read More…]

Current is a blockchain-powered media app that wants to subsidize your premium subscriptions

Blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and token sale are all the rage right now. Currently, a new digital currency token (CRNC) is being introduced, which exclusively targets the media industry.

Taking advantage of this new trend is Current, a blockchain multimedia platform which on Wednesday announced it has stockpiled a total of $ 34 million. Backers include celebrity billionaire Mark Cuban, Mark Ecko, Chandler Guo, Binary Financial and a dozen more of VCs, institutional investors and overseas token buyers.

Current’s main goal  [Read More…]

Dodocool wants to help you “win big” with its Back to School games

Now that the Summer of 2018 is coming to a close, that likely means you’re gearing up to head back to school. Dodocool is hoping to help save you some money as you try and get all of your necessary materials and toys.

Currently, Dodocool is holding its “Back to School” promotion, which allows you to play a “Flop Game”. This is essentially just a card matching game, where you can flip all of the cards and win a discount  [Read More…]

Not everyone wants Android to be ‘open’

The way Google keeps walking the line between open and closed keeps biting it in the ass.

There’s a really cool Google I/O moment from a few years back that sticks out in my mind. It was shortly after I published a book on using Android tablets, which it caught the attention of Vic Gundotra. He pulled me aside and thanked me for helping people who weren’t super techy learn, and learn to love, Android. That was  [Read More…]

Awair 2nd Edition wants to improve air quality in your home

More people than ever are living in urban environments, where dirty air, noise and other pollution factors abound.

Large urban agglomerations inevitably lead to air pollution. But despite the significant impacts on human health, we still lack the necessary tools to tackle the issue at large.

Fortunately, there’s something you can do to improve air  [Read More…]

Samsung Health’s new ‘Symptom Checker’ wants to help diagnose your medical problems using AI

It isn’t going to save your life, but it sure could ease your worries when things don’t feel right.

The Samsung Health app is about more than just tracking steps and bike rides — it’s actually more than just an app, as it’s also backed up by some super-useful services. The latest to debut on the platform is a feature called “Symptom Checker,” which aims to help you get started with diagnosing medical problems you’re having and getting you  [Read More…]

Qualcomm wants to own the ‘kid watch’ market with its new Snapdragon Wear 2500 platform

More versions of Android optimized for the wrist.

The Android smartwatch space may be sputtering along, but Qualcomm is not worried. Its new Snapdragon Wear 2500 platform, a pseudo-successor to the Snapdragon Wear 2100, is aimed at children. Specifically, kids aged four to 10 years old.

Such an age bracket may seem a bit young to be outfitted with connected gadgets — most kids under 10 don’t yet have a smartphone — but Qualcomm thinks the realities  [Read More…]

ASUS’s new ROG Phone wants you to forget all about the Razer Phone

Present at Computex 2018 in Taiwan, ASUS today unveiled its own take on the Razer Phone. The gaming smartphone category is becoming more prominent, as the ranks of mobile gamers continue to increase exponentially. So in order to cater to this particular niche, ASUS announced the ROG Phone.

Featuring the unmistakable Republic of Gamers branding, the phone is the first to feature a 3D vapor-chamber cooling system designed to keep the hardware inside from overheating. Together with a large copper  [Read More…]

This is how Xiaomi wants to eventually win the U.S. market

Not with a bang, but with surgically precise planning.

Smartphone nerds are universally familiar with the name Xiaomi, though few in the U.S. have ever held one of its phones. The brand is explosively popular in many other countries in the world, most recently experiencing growth in India and Spain, but you can’t buy a single Redmi or Mi Mix phone from an American retailer yet.

After the recent and spectacular failures of Huawei and ZTE in  [Read More…]

Samsung really wants you to use Samsung Pay, launches new cash back perk

Samsung is giving you yet another reason to use its mobile payment service. The company just announced the Cash Back program for Samsung Pay.

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