Tag Archive: What’s


What’s on our home screens! [Roundtable]

Be together. Not the same.

One of the things that people love about Android is how easy it is to customize and personalize. The companies that make the phones we all love have no desire to restrict us to keep the design and style they use, and nobody cares how beautiful or gaudy we make things. Some even provide a theme engine to make it easy to mix things up with one tap.

Everyone does things a  [Read More…]

How to track what’s being said to Alexa with the history feature

Alexa history automatically saves your conversations; here’s how to review them.

Alexa, the Amazon Echo’s virtual assistant, learns about you as you interact with her, and part of the reason she’s able to do this is that she records all of your conversations. The history is where all of these conversations are stored and where you can delete conversations you don’t want Alexa to learn from. It’s located right in your settings and we have the details  [Read More…]

What’s the difference: OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T

As expected OnePlus today unleashed the highly anticipated OnePlus 5. The phone, which we have seen leak in the rumor mill numerous times, represent an important upgrade over its predecessor the OnePlus 3T. Want to find out more about what the new OnePlus 5 brings extra compared to last year’s model? Keep reading below. Design […]

What’s the difference: Honor 9 vs Honor 8

The Honor 9 made a debut not so long ago and even though the phone won’t be available in the US for a while, you can use this time to consider whether the Honor 9 is actually worth the upgrade or not? We really loved the Honor 8, but what could the Honor 9 bring […]

Router vs. Mesh Networking: What’s best for your home Wi-Fi network?

Don’t just replace a working home Wi-Fi network because Google Wi-Fi is new, but if you need a change here are some tips to get you started.

Google Wifi isn’t the first consumer-focused mesh networking product. Offerings from eero and Luma have been around for a while and offer a mesh networking solution very much the same as what Google is selling. The difference is that Google Wi-Fi is a good bit cheaper and comes from a  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8: What’s the difference between U.S. unlocked and carrier versions?

If your goal is not to stress about the carrier behind your new Galaxy S8, then the unlocked version is the way to go.

Now that it’s officially available to purchase, there are plenty of reasons you should consider paying the full price for the unlocked Galaxy S8 over a subsidized one from your carrier. Not only are you freeing yourself from the relative shackles of a contract with a carrier, but you’re also signing up for  [Read More…]

Supreme Court to decide what’s required to get location records from your carrier

The appeal of a 2011 case where 12,898 pieces of evidence were gathered without a warrant is being heard by the highest court in the land.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case to decide if government officers need a warrant to access your cell phone’s location history. The ACLU is co-counsel in the Carpenter v United States case, which is the first of its kind to be heard by the court as previous petitions were denied.

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What’s the difference: Moto Z2 Play vs Moto Z Play

This year Motorola is betting on affordable devices. The latest to join the growing family of Moto phones is the Moto Z2 Play. No standard Moto Z2 will be available in 2017, so the spotlight goes on the Moto Z2 Play now. In what follows we’ll see how the brand new Moto Z2 Play compares […]

Xiaomi Redmi 4 vs. Redmi 4A: What’s the difference?

Xiaomi has two great handsets in the entry-level segment.

Xiaomi had a great start to the year with the Redmi Note 4, and the company is continuing that momentum with the Redmi 4A and more recently the Redmi 4. The Redmi Note 4 is targeted at the budget segment, with prices starting at ₹9,999, whereas the Redmi 4 and 4A start off at ₹6,999 and ₹5,999. In fact, the Redmi 4A is Xiaomi’s most affordable device to  [Read More…]

What’s on MrMobile’s phone?

As we approach the one-year anniversary of MrMobile’s launch, it seems only right to fulfill one of the most common viewer requests. You see a variation of the question in the comment section of nearly every video: “what’s on your phone, MrMobile?” And while I personally find my app selection really predictable, I figure there’s probably a gem or two in here that some of y’all haven’t heard of yet. So dive on in to the How MrMobile Works  [Read More…]