Tag Archive: Drop

The fantastic Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro True Wireless Earbuds drop to $130

The AirPods Pro are great, but you don’t have to spend anywhere near $ 250 to score a worthwhile pair of in-ear true wireless earbuds. Anker’s Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro come in at $ 100 less than their Apple competition on any given day, and they’ve even been recommended by multiple Grammy Award-winning producers for their in-studio performance. Thanks to a current sale at Best Buy, you can snag a pair today for only $ 129.99. That saves you $  [Read More…]

There’s no better time to drop FaceTime and use a universal calling app

Great cross-platform video calling apps exist, and we should use them.

“FaceTime” has become a Kleenex-level generic word to describe making a video call on your phone, no matter the platform or what app people are actually using. Yet even in one of Apple’s densest markets, the U.S., a full 50% of people can’t use FaceTime at all — because they have an Android phone. There are great video calling apps that cross operating system boundaries —  [Read More…]

Vivo VP predicts 5G phones could drop to $212 by the end of 2020

According to IDC data, Vivo ranks second in 5G phone sales in China.

What you need to know Liu Hong, Vice president of Vivo, says that 5G phones could drop to as low as $ 212 by the end of 2020. Xiaomi announced the Redmi K30 5G running a Snapdragon 765G in December of 2019 for only $ 284. Once Qualcomm starts rolling out its 5G capable Snapdragon 600 series, it could lead to more affordable 5G  [Read More…]

Huawei expects significant drop in smartphone sales this year

Annual sales could drop from 240 million in 2019 to about 190 million this year.

What you need to know The U.S. ban on the Chinese giant is finally starting to hurt Huawei. Despite stellar performance in 2019, the company expects a massive 20% drop in smartphone sales this year. The underlying cause? Lower demand in foreign markets due to the lack of Google services on its newest phones.

Despite holding strong for nearly a year since  [Read More…]

Who do you think won this iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Galaxy S20 Ultra drop test?

Probably the person who can afford to buy two phones just so they could break them…

What you need to know PhoneBuff has put the iPhone 11 Pro Max and the Galaxy S20 Ultra to the test. They dropped the phones from different heights to find out which was more durable. The scores were mighty close.

A new drop test pitting the iPhone 11 Pro Max against the Galaxy S20 Ultra has surfaced, and we want to  [Read More…]

March 2020 patch rolling out with a big Pixel feature drop

A severe bug for MediaTek processors that could give root to the bad guys also gets fixed.

What you need to know As of March 2, 2020, the latest Android security patch is rolling out to Pixel phones. The March patch addresses a slew of bugs for Pixel phones. The March patch also brings improvements for Motion Sense, Face Unlock, and the camera as part of the second Pixel Feature Drop.

The first Monday of the month  [Read More…]

Google’s second Pixel feature drop arrives with March’s security update

The March feature drop is the second of Google’s promised Pixel quarterly feature drops.

What you need to know Google has released the March feature drop for Pixel 2, 3, and 4 family users. With this update, the firm has added new features like Motion Sense improvements for the Pixel 4, fast access to cards and passes, and new AR features for Duo. UK and Australian users can also expect to find access to Car Crash Detection  [Read More…]

Vine is back, tell your friends and try not to drop your croissant

Do it for the Byte!

What you need to know Vine is back! But now it’s got a different name. Byte is a new app that can be used to create 6-second looping videos. The new app was made by the creators of Vine and basically this is awesome.

The long-awaited successor to Vine, Byte, is now available on iOS and Android!

The team behind Byte made the announced on Twitter in the small hours of Saturday,  [Read More…]

The Google Pixel 4a may drop the XL model

Google may be streamlining the Pixel family.

What you need to know A new rumor from an unlikely source claims that the Google Pixel 4a will launch without an accompanying XL model. The report attributes the lack of an XL model to sales figures, claiming that the regular Pixel 3a sold better than the XL. The Pixel 4a will also launch with a new distinctive blue and orange color alongside the typical black and white.

The first  [Read More…]

Drop your Note 10+ over and over with the Tech21 Evo Check case

This Designed for Samsung case can protect your phone from threats big and microscopic.

The days when those looking to protect their phone needed to turn to hulking multi-layer tanks is long over, and even with a phone as big and heavy as the Galaxy Note 10+, you can find impressive drop protection in a case that’s not only lightweight but translucent, allowing that distinct Samsung styling to shine through.

Most heavy-duty cases are only drop tested  [Read More…]