Tag Archive: Wireless


Republic Wireless adds Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL to its Bring Your Own Phone Program

Raleigh, NC-based Republic Wireless declared its independence from Bandwidth a little less than a year ago, and the first year of independence can prove to be a make-it-or-break-it experiment for any company. With the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL having been announced a day ago, Republic isn’t wasting any time working hard to […]

Google’s Pixel Buds are $159 wireless headphones with real-time translation

Google has announced its own pair of wireless earbuds, with Google Translate built-in.

At today’s Pixel hardware event, Google has combined its translation know-how with its love of good audio to create the Google Pixel Buds, it’s first retail pair of headphones.

The headphones themselves are like any standard wireless (though not truly wireless) pair of earbuds. Instead of having the controls somewhere on the wire, the right earbud has a gesture pad to control volume and  [Read More…]

IFROGZ launches five new wireless earbuds and headphone models, all under $50

Accessory maker, IFROGZ recently announced it was expanding its wireless audio product portfolio to include five new models, all coming with accessible prices. The new accessories include three in-ear wireless earbuds models (not 100% wireless) and two over-the-ear wireless headphone solutions that are designed to be thrown in the bag without the owner having to […]

Go wireless with 1Voice earbuds for only $32

Smartphones are ditching the headphone jack, which means we’ll all be relying on Bluetooth headphones in the near future. Wired earbuds can be cumbersome anyway, especially if you’re working out or want to listen to something on the go. Why be tethered to a device when you can have complete freedom of movement, while still listening to your favorite tunes, podcasts, or video audio.

A great pair of Bluetooth headphones is now a must-have accessory for music lovers, and it’s  [Read More…]

The best wireless chargers for your new phone

It’s been eight years since wireless charging first came to smartphones with the Palm Pre, but it took Apple building it into the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X to make it matter to the mainstream. That’s no snarky jab at Apple or its customers; in fact the iPhone’s newfound embrace of wireless charging is reason to celebrate for all those who’ve ever known the joy of cutting the (charging) cord!

That’s because wireless charging is about to return  [Read More…]

Alcatel Idol 5 for Cricket Wireless launches October 27 for $199

The Alcatel Idol 5 made its international debut recently, and now prepaid wireless carrier Cricket Wireless is gearing up to launch the handset in the US.

Cricket announced today that it will begin selling the Alcatel Idol 5 on October 27 for $ 199. For that price, owners will get an Android 7.0 Nougat smartphone which features a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display. There’s an octa-core Helio P20 processor under the hood, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of built-in storage, and the Idol 5 has a microSD card  [Read More…]

Alcatel Idol 5 brings subtle design tweaks, heads to Cricket Wireless for under $200

If there’s one thing we know by now, a solid Android doesn’t have to cost a fortune.

We’re seeing a lot of premium smartphones come in over $ 800, but you can also enjoy some premium features in a smartphone that costs less than $ 200. The Alcatel IDOL 5 is a VR-ready Android 7.0 Nougat phone with a 5.2-inch 1080p display and dual front-facing speakers. Under the hood is a (cost-saving) Mediatek Helio P20 octa-core processor,  [Read More…]

House of Marley Smile Jamaica Wireless Headphones review

The Smile Jamaica Wireless Headphones are a $ 60 pair of Bluetooth-connected earphones and one of the latest models out of The House of Marley. A wireless take on an existing pair of in-ear headphones, they have the increasingly popular design which lets wearers drape them around the neck when not in use. We were sent […]

The $13 Seneo wireless charger has fast charging for Android smartphones

This is a great deal on a wireless charger that sits at an angle so you can still use the phone.

The Seneo fast wireless charger pad is down to $ 12.95 with code 42ZVWFUR on Amazon. The average street price for this charger is $ 19, so this code takes a nice chunk off the price.

Wireless charging is just one of those things that makes life just a bit easier. It’s not a perfect technology  [Read More…]

Best Wireless Headphones for Samsung Gear Sport, S3, or S2

Listen to your favorite tunes with your Samsung Gear with these great headphones!

Your Samsung Gear Sport, S3, or S2 are great for on-the-go productivity and pleasure. Whether you want to listen to your favorite tunes on your weekly jog, conduct phone calls using your smartwatch on the subway, or taking in a new audiobook while your significant other is sleeping next to you, a great pair of wireless headphones are essential to enjoying sound through your  [Read More…]