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These are the 5 PlayStation PlayLink games you’ll be able to control with your phone

Here’s everything to expect from the 5 PlayStation PlayLink games announced so far

During E3 this past June, Sony announced its new PlayLink system for the PlayStation 4 that allows users to play games with other people in the room by using their phones. It’s a rather ingenious take on the whole party-game niche, and Sony recently outlined all of the PlayLink games that have been announced for the PS4 so far.

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The NIFTY Mobile Charger is the smartest battery pack you’ll ever buy

This NIFTY battery pack sure lives up to its name, but can its slick design justify the price?

Battery packs are essential phone accessories these days. We rely on our phones to do so much, and heavy phone users often can’t rely on their phone’s internal battery to get them through a full day without a recharge along the way.

Furthermore, few battery packs offer the same functionality and features, making it sometimes confusing as to which  [Read More…]

You’ll want one of these $7 dual-USB chargers in every car you own

Keep your phones charged up while driving around with ease!

Whether you are in your car for just a few minutes a day or spend a large portion of your day in it, you should definitely have a charger in it. We’ve seen tons of advancements in smartphone and tablet batteries lately, but we demand a lot from our phones and can’t afford to have it die during the day.

Since you probably carry more than one gadget with  [Read More…]

Android Oreo features you’ll love: Colored notifications

It truly is the little things that can make or break the Android experience.

Android Oreo is full of little tweaks and fixes to the Android experience both behind the scenes and in plain sight, and while there’s plenty to be excited about, my hands-down favorite feature isn’t Android finally fixing their emoji problem or the colorful new notification dots on my home screen. It’s a divisive and inescapable feature on Android Oreo, and one my esteemed  [Read More…]

You’ll soon be able to buy Walmart products on your Google Home

Walmart is bringing its huge catalog of products to the Google Home.

Google Home is great at answering queries as it hooks into Google’s vast trove of information, but if you’re looking to make purchases with your voice, Amazon’s Echo reigns supreme. Google has been working on improving the voice shopping experience on the Google Home, and to that effect the company has announced that it is partnering with Walmart.

Starting in late September, Walmart will make  [Read More…]

Android Oreo features you’ll love: Picture-in-Picture mode

We all love things we can see when we get an update, and that’s why Picture-in-Picture mode is so cool!

Android Oreo allows developers to build apps that launch in a new Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode. PIP is a special kind of multi-window mode that’s most commonly used for video playback. You might have PIP on your television or through your cable box. It’s been available for Android TV since the release of Android Nougat, but Oreo brings  [Read More…]

Android Oreo features you’ll love: Notification badges and previews

Keeping up with notifications is a constant struggle.

Notifications. It’s the first thing most of us deal with in the morning, and no matter what time of day, there’s probably three or four of them sitting just waiting there. Unread badges have existed on mobile home screens since before Android to help remind us of things we need to take care of. Up until this year, they’ve mostly just been these awkward blobs in the corner of  [Read More…]

Android O features you’ll love: Background execution limits

Android O keeps apps under control when you’re not actively using them.

Your Android phone will let you do many things at once, even though all of them might not be on your screen. Besides system processes that can do things like checking your location or seeing if you have any new email, apps can be opened and then be left to run in the background while we are doing something else.

A good example would be  [Read More…]

Get a landline you’ll actually use with the $63 Ooma Telo free home phone service

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a deal on free home phone service!

The Ooma Telo free home phone service device is down to $ 63 as part of Amazon’s Gold Box deals of the day. This is the lowest price ever for the Ooma Telo, matching a drop it hasn’t seen since April. Over the last six months, its street price has fluctuated around $ 80-90.

If you haven’t heard of Ooma  [Read More…]

A Wallflower smart plug means you’ll never forget to turn off the stove

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who know they turned off the stove and everyone else.

For the latter group (at least for those with electric stoves), there’s a new product that aims to give some peace of mind. Wallflower turns your dumb range into a semi-smart (more on that in a second) stove that provides some insurance should things be left cooking.

It takes about 2 minutes to make your dumb stove smart.

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