Tag Archive: Worth


Are Nest Products Worth it?

Yes.

Nest is the Apple of all things that aren’t actually Apple. That is, Nest products look really good, work really well — and probably cost a good bit more than something that doesn’t look as good and work as well.

And that makes sense when you remember that Nest was started by one of the guys who helped make the first iPod.

No, there was ever going to be anything boring about Nest as a company. From  [Read More…]

T-Mobile is offering a free LG MiniBeam Projector (worth $250) when you buy an LG V30 or G6

Interested in buying an LG V30 / V30+ or LG G6 from T-Mobile? If the answer is yes, then this might be the right time to do so. The carrier in partnership with LG is offering an LG MiniBeam Projector (PH150G) for free with the purchase of one of the three smartphones. LG is currently […]

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From the Editor’s Desk: Nothing on your phone is worth looking at while you drive

Smartphone addiction is a real thing. And it has serious consequences when it’s combined with driving.

In the last couple weeks, both my girlfriend and I have come within inches of being hit by cars while walking, in crosswalks, in downtown Seattle. Unfortunately this isn’t the only time that’s happened to us, nor is it exclusive to us or this city. Every single day in every city I visit, I see drivers blow through lights, stop in crosswalks and  [Read More…]

Truly bezel-less in smartphones isn’t worth the effort

The headline to this article may sound like I don’t care about the recent trend to reduce bezel in smartphones, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I was a bezel-hater since the early days, and it drove me nuts year after year how barely anyone acknowledged that they were a nuisance. Especially as […]

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.

Grammarly Keyboard

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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…]