Tag Archive: Wave


Ringke Wave Case for Galaxy S9+ review: Bold beauty, slick protection

In a market flooded with flat, boring cases, Ringke makes waves and secure style with its dual-layer case.

As the owner of a blue Samsung Galaxy S9+, when I went shopping for a case to protect my shiny new behemoth, I ran into a bit of a problem. Most of the cases available fell into one of two equally undesirable camps: sensible, black bores or bulky, bedazzled beauty school flunk-outs. Adding injury to insult, while there are  [Read More…]

Cool Kickstarter projects: Embr Wave is a wearable thermostat for your body

Wearables have been around for a few years, and yet they have failed to find true utility. For example, there’s not much you can do on your smartwatch than you can’t do on a smartphone. Well a new startup founded at MIT has created a wearable that actually solves a real problem. If you’re human, […]

The latest Facebook spam wave is all thanks to deceptive UI

I just spammed all of my friends and family to install an app I had just uninstalled.

Installing new apps is a part of the job. It is rare that I will go through a whole day without deciding to check out an app I haven’t heard of before, and a lot of my friends will recommend stuff either for my opinion or to share a new cool thing. It’s rare that a new app finds a  [Read More…]

Marshmallow beta will soon begin rolling out to first wave of Priv testers

BlackBerry is preparing to roll out Marshmallow to Priv beta testers who have opted into the program and completed necessary enrollment steps. The company has confirmed in the beta zone that Marshmallow will be released to the program from today.

So, how will you receive the update on your Priv? Should you be in the beta, you’ll receive Marshmallow as you would a normal system update. Either the OS will ping you with a notification to upgrade, or you  [Read More…]

Pioneer announces new wave of Android Auto-friendly head units

As part of CES 2016, Pioneer has announced its latest in-car aftermarket dashboard units with support for Android Auto. These new units seem to feature primarily iterative improvements. While Pioneer is introducing five new units, only three of them are compatible with Android Auto.

The ASUS OnHub router lets you wave at it to speed up Wi-Fi

Google has announced a second OnHub Wi-Fi router, adding to the hardware family that launched earlier this summer. Like the previous router, this ASUS-made OnHub is designed to be displayed out in the open, where Wi-Fi signals transmit more easily. Also like the TP-Link router, the ASUS OnHub is a AC1900.

Kyocera’s Hydro WAVE surfs onto T-Mobile and MetroPCS

The latest smartphone part of Kyocera’s portfolio of durable and waterproof smartphones is the Hydro WAVE, which is launching on both T-Mobile and MetroPCS. Sporting a 5-inch display, the durable, yet affordable piece of kit not only provides peace of mind while in use, but it also won’t break the bank.

Kyocera Hydro WAVE splashes onto T-Mobile and MetroPCS

Kyocera has been no stranger to producing durable and waterproof phones.  Their Hydro line can be mostly found via prepaid carriers, with low retail pricing to boot.  That being said, these phones aren’t meant to shine in the specs department.

Today we get word on a Kyocera Hydro update for T-Mobile and MetroPCS, the WAVE.

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As expected, we have some robust durability specs:  IP57 certification, for waterproofing (immersion for up  [Read More…]

First wave of HTC Vive Developer Editions start shipping out

The Developer Edition of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset has begun shipping to select developers.

The first wave of the Developer Editions of the HTC Vive virtual reality headset has started shipping out to select developers. Created in a partnership between HTC and Valve, the Vive is a full-fledged virtual reality system meant for PCs.

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Wave Launcher Android app review

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Launchers can completely customise and change the way your device looks, feels, and functions, and it’s one of the beauties of Android that they’re so easy to apply. One such launcher is Wave Launcher.

This particular launcher isn’t a standard launcher in the general sense of what we’d expect; it fits more into a category of an overlay than anything, providing an invisible layer on top of your current setup that will  [Read More…]