Tag Archive: Worth


Grab Amazon Echo devices for 30% off in India, and get a year’s worth of Prime for free!

Get Echo devices for 30% off, an additional 10% cashback from Citibank, and a year’s worth of Amazon Prime for free.

Amazon launched the Echo family in India yesterday, with the second-generation Echo, Echo Dot, and the Echo Plus up for pre-order in the country. To sweeten the deal for early adopters, Amazon is offering an enticing 30% off on all Echo devices, and throwing in a year’s worth of Prime membership for free.

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5 reasons it’s worth buying an Android Wear watch right now

Android Wear is more awesome than ever, and now is definitely the time to buy.

Android Wear is the software that powers an increasing number of awesome smartwatches that sync up to your phone. From notifications to fitness to apps, they’re better than ever, and now may be the right time to pick one up for yourself — be it a low-key LG Watch Style to a fancy (and expensive) Tag Heurer Connected.

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Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the attention they deserve. We’ve shown in the past that this community can discover great apps and propel them to new heights. Our weekly Fresh Meat column highlights new apps with fewer than 100,000 installs. Browse our new Android app picks below and let us know which ones you enjoy.

Tinycards by Duolingo

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Sphero BB-8, BB-9E, and R2-D2: Are they worth it?

What exactly are you spending $ 129 on?

While undeniably cute and the perfect size for any collector to add to a shelf, the app-controlled Star Wars Droids by Sphero are kind of expensive. If all you want is a little Star Wars-themed Droid you can drive around like an RC car, you can get away with spending less than $ 50 in most places. If you want something a little nicer and a lot more featureful,  [Read More…]

Are the new crystal Playstation controllers worth it? Not if you make your own

Sony is releasing a set of limited-edition translucent DualShock controllers for the PS4. But here’s a secret: you can give your own controller a crystal-clear makeover for a sixth of the cost.

Sony announced in a recent blog post that the set of new clear, blue and red controllers – dubbed “crystal” controllers – would hit the shelves a little later this month. The poppy see-through colors are reminiscent of those available for the original Playstation, and  [Read More…]

Moto Z2 Play – the most affordable way to get into Moto Mods, but is it worth it?

Hey there Android Guys. Today I’ll be taking a look at the Moto Z² Play, which I’ve had the pleasure of toying around with for the past few weeks. What follows is not an in-depth analysis of the inner workings of a phone by any definition, but it is my honest opinions, thoughts, concerns, and tangents […]

Are those cheap VR headsets worth it?

What’s the harm in buying the cheapest VR headset you can find?

The absolute coolest thing Google has done with VR is make it something truly accessible to everyone. Earlier this year, Hallmark started building Google Cardboard headset into some of its premium cards, just to give you an idea of just how accessible this simple bit of immersive technology is now. While $ 13 and tax is a little much for a greeting card, it’s right  [Read More…]

Google’s new Local Guides points system makes leaving reviews worth your time

Whether you’re a traveler or a homebody, the Google-led app rewards handsomely for leaving recommendations.

Google Local Guides were introduced in 2014 to help foster a giant community of local reviewers who just know where all the best stuff is. When you sign up to be a Local Guide, every contribution helps you rack up points towards unlocking other elements of the service inside Google Maps. Over the next few days, Google  [Read More…]

YouTube TV vs. Sling TV: Which one is worth the monthly subscription fee?

Should you pick Google’s live TV service that’s limited by area, or does Sling TV’s tiered pricing seem more up your alley?

The greatest gift given to me by Google and Sling is the promise of live TV wherever I am on whatever device I have in my hand — as long as I’m paying the monthly subscription fee, of course. I’ve missed cable so very much; the on demand way of life is certainly appealing when  [Read More…]

LG V20 long term review: is it still worth your money?

With the release of the LG G6 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 lineup, the LG V20 might not be the first name you think of when you walk into a carrier store right now, but you might want to consider it nonetheless. Released only about eight months ago, the V20 represents LG’s focus on the […]