Archive for July, 2019


ET2 Lighting’s new collection works with Philips Hue and your smart home

Smart lighting can be beautiful.

ET2 Lighting has joined the Philips Hue ‘Friends with Hue’ program and added four new smart lighting fixtures designed to work with Philips Hue products and your smart home. Unlike most of the Philips Hue lineup that exists to add some smartness to your existing fixtures, ET2 Lighting is “bringing design-focused lighting concepts.”

Looks Good and Obeys your Commands ET2 Lighting iWood LED pendant light

Your smart home doesn’t have to be  [Read More…]

Get playing with the best games for PlayStation Now

PlayStation Now is a huge service these days, with over 700 games in its library. That is a lot of games to look through to find something you haven’t played, or might want to play again. We have distilled that list into our top picks for your PlayStation Now experience.

★ Featured favorite The Last of Us

The Last of Us is a modern classic in video games. With a gripping storyline, compelling characters, and excellent voice  [Read More…]

OnePlus explains how and why it created its Zen Mode feature

Created in an effort to help technology serve you.

What you need to know OnePlus shared a post on its forums detailing how and why it created Zen Mode. The idea behind Zen Mode is to help technology serve you. A lot of thought went into Zen Mode’s duration, app design, and gamification.

OnePlus’s OxygenOS is one of the best Android interfaces around, and when the OnePlus 7 Pro was unveiled earlier this year, Zen Mode was  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro gets August 2019 security patch before Pixels

OxygenOS 9.5.11 is rolling out to users now.

What you need to know OxygenOS 9.5.11 is rolling out to the OnePlus 7 Pro. The update brings the August 2019 security patch before any Pixel phones have gotten it. There are also fixes for some screen sensitivity issues.

There are a lot of reasons to buy OnePlus phones, but one aspect that’s helped them stick out over the years has been OnePlus’s commitment to fast and consistent software  [Read More…]

Galaxy Watch Active 2 shown off from every angle in latest leak

The watch will be announced on August 5.

What you need to know More renders of the Galaxy Watch Active 2 have leaked. This is the first time we’ve seen the wearable in a blue color. Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Watch Active 2 on August 5.

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 has leaked quite a bit over the last few weeks, and leading up to its announcement next Monday, a new leak shows the upcoming wearable  [Read More…]

Oculus Connect 6 registrations now open ahead of September 25 kickoff

It’s almost time to Connect once again.

What you need to know Oculus Connect 6 registrations are now open ahead of the conference’s kickoff at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose. The event will once again feature appearances by industry leaders, a look at the future of AR and VR, and a number of educational sessions. You can register to attend now at the Oculus Connect website.

Registrations for this year’s Oculus Connect conference are now open.  [Read More…]

Cut down your enemies then upgrade your gear in The Surge 2

Brutal combat, dismemberment, towering foes and high-tech upgrades are what The Surge 2 is all about

What you need to know The Surge 2 is an upcoming action-RPG from Deck13 Interactive and Focus Home Interactive. The new trailer for The Surge 2 shows crazy combat featuring dismemberment, as well as different gear and upgrades. The Surge 2 is currently scheduled to release on September 24, 2019. You can preorder The Surge 2 from  [Read More…]

Ditch the wires with these Qi car chargers

Driving is an excellent time to charge your phone up, especially if you tend to have long commutes. However, plugging and unplugging your phone every single time you get into the car is a pain, especially when so many of our phones have wireless charging that’s perfect for this. Qi chargers have been slowly creeping into our offices and homes. If you’re using a Qi-enabled phone, you should absolutely grab one of these chargers and go wire-free in the car.

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Google’s Titan Security Key arrives in Canada, France, Japan, and the UK

The bundle includes both a USB and Bluetooth hardware key.

What you need to know Google’s Titan Security Key Bundle is now available for purchase in Canada, France, Japan, and the UK. The bundle includes a USB and Bluetooth hardware key that are used in two-factor authentication. It retails for $ 50 in the U.S. and is sold for a similar price in other countries.

Nearly a year ago, Google started selling its Titan Security Key Bundle  [Read More…]