Archive for August, 2019

The Outer Worlds welcomes you to Halcyon in an upbeat new trailer

Ferocious wildlife, violent border towns, limited benefits…why WOULDN’T you want to sign up on a trip to The Outer Worlds?

What you need to know There’s a new trailer for Obsidian Entertainment’s upcoming role-playing game (RPG) The Outer Worlds. In the trailer, a company representative for Halcyon espouses the many benefits of coming to work in one of the outer space colonies. Amusingly enough, those many, many benefits have many, many possible restrictions. You can preorder The  [Read More…]

Borderlands 3: What you need to know before you play

Borderlands is probably the game equivalent of a “mindless action flick,” and I say that with as much respect as possible.

The essentials: What you need to know before playing Each Borderlands game summarized

Everything you need to know about Borderlands 3

Welcome back Borderlands 3

$ 60 at Amazon

Prepare for the fight of the galaxy

Borderlands 3 promises a ton of action and mayhem. Pick your new favorite Vault Hunter and  [Read More…]

Sprint outage? Here’s what you need to do

Is your Sprint service more like a crawl? Here’s what to do when there’s an outage!

Whether it’s a natural disaster, power failure, or network issues, Sprint outages happen. They’re inevitable and totally suck, but there are things you can do to alleviate some of the frustration.

Check your device

First thing’s first: Is the issue on just one of your devices, like your phone or tablet? If that’s the case, then it could be the device  [Read More…]

Why the latest iPhone hack should worry you no matter what phone you use

People writing exploits don’t care about green bubbles. They just want data.

Google’s Project Zero team dropped a bombshell of a blog post that says malicious websites have hacked iPhones for years whenever someone using one simply visited them. The specifics are interesting if you’re into information security, but the gist is that hackers were able to exploit the various levels of iOS security to gain access to private data including photos, passwords, and databases for encrypted  [Read More…]

Get 2TB of ThunderDrive Cloud Storage for $50 with this Labor Day sale

If you’re still relying on traditional, external hard drives to transfer and store your data, you’re missing out. Cloud storage services have come a long way since their admittedly shaky beginnings, and it’s now possible to quickly and conveniently store all of your files in secure cloud servers.

But not all cloud storage services are created equal. ThunderDrive Cloud Storage offers unparalleled security and convenience, and a lifetime subscription is currently available for 95% off at just $ 59.  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review: How badly do you want an S Pen?

The smaller Note 10 brings the S Pen to a manageable phone size — with just as much of a questionable value proposition.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10+ steals the headlines with its huge screen, top-end specs and premium price, but that doesn’t mean we should forget about the other Note 10. This is the first time Samsung has launched the “same” Note in two different sizes, and the differences between the models are big enough to warrant  [Read More…]

Learn how to build a passive income with this $29 Amazon FBA training

It’s safe to say most of us are familiar with Amazon, the eCommerce giant that empowers us to order virtually anything online and expect it on our doorsteps in just two days. But, there’s a facet of Amazon only a handful of us are familiar with: Amazon FBA (Fulfilled By Amazon).

For the uninitiated, Amazon FBA lets you store the products you sell in Amazon’s fulfillment centers. When you make a sale on Amazon, Amazon then picks, packs, and  [Read More…]

Out of office warnings are rolling out to Gmail and Hangouts Chat

Full rollout is expected by September 16.

What you need to know Out of office warnings are rolling out to G Suite users for Gmail and Hangouts Chat. The warning will show up as a banner informing the sender that the recipient is out, and when they will return. The new feature can be disabled in the Calendar settings if you wish not to share your status with others.

No one likes to come back from vacation  [Read More…]

Visible vs. US Mobile: Which carrier should you get?

Android phones are our bread and butter here at AC, but we also obsess with the wireless carriers that make those phones tick. We spend countless hours researching and testing as many carriers as possible to deliver the best buying advice possible.

The simple choice Visible

$ 40/month at Visible

Pros Clear, simple pricing Unlimited everything Free hotspot access Taxes/fees included Cons No international roaming Slower data speeds Limited Android support

Visible is one of  [Read More…]

The Galaxy Note 10+ is easily the best Android phone for Windows users

Is this the closest thing to a Surface Phone running Android ever?

I’ve never been a massive fan of the Samsung Galaxy series of smartphones. The last time I used a Galaxy flagship, it was with the Galaxy S8, and I sold it after only a few weeks because I couldn’t get behind Samsung’s version of Android. It felt bloated and didn’t look very nice. The hardware was excellent, as Samsung hardware always is, but that’s only  [Read More…]