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Going on road trips this summer? Consider using these credit cards

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In the past, many of us took to the skies in order to get to their destination in the most efficient way possible. However as the U.S. slowly recovers  [Read More…]

Xiaomi says it is going all-in on 5G, starting work on 6G

Samsung and Huawei have also started working on 6G.

What you need to know Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has confirmed that the company has shifted its focus to 5G phones for the Chinese market. Along with an increased focus on 5G phones, the company is said to have started work on 6G as well. It could take nearly a decade for 6G to become a reality.

Yesterday, Xiaomi launched the Redmi 10X in China, its most affordable  [Read More…]

OnePlus confirms it’s going to make cheap Android phones again

It’s part of a strategy to create an entire ecosystem of devices.

What you need to know In a recent interview, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau said his company is re-focusing efforts to create cheap phones once again. It’s part of a new strategy to create an ecosystem of connected OnePlus devices. More premium phones like the OnePlus 8 Pro aren’t going away.

If you’re a long-time OnePlus fan, chances are the company’s last couple of releases have  [Read More…]

How much battery life are you going to sacrifice for better ANC?

The Sony WF-SP800N and AirPods Pro are both true wireless earbuds with active noise cancelation (ANC). Though, one set of earbuds trade ANC performance for battery life, while the other have excellent ANC but worse battery life.

Battery life for days Sony WF-SP800N

$ 200 at Best Buy

Pros Long battery life IP55 dust and water resistance Great, customizable sound Superb comfort USB-C for charging Cons Lacks wireless charging case Case is bigger Only decent ANC performance  [Read More…]

Going ‘mid-range’ with the Pixel 5 may be Google’s best idea yet

Pixels have never been about chasing specs — but Google may actually be able to compete on price now.

It’s no secret among tech followers that Google’s Pixel line doesn’t sell anywhere near the numbers that the big-name competition does. The Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the only exception, and even still, the “high” sales are only relative to their underperforming siblings. As a constant observer of phones in the wild, when I see a Pixel  [Read More…]

There isn’t going to be a Snapdragon 865+, according to Meizu

The Snapdragon 865 will remain top dog for a while.

What you need to know Qualcomm is probably not releasing a Snapdragon 865+ this year despite early rumors to the contrary. Meizu’s CMO, Wan Zhigiang, shared the information in a post on Weibo. Qualcomm had previously released an 855+ last year mid-cycle, fueling expectations that it would do so this year.

Qualcomm was expected to follow up its flagship Snapdragon 865 with a secondary 865+ SoC later  [Read More…]

Just throw your Chromebook into one of these sleeves and get going

Chromebooks continue to grow in popularity due to their portability, lower price point compared to other laptops, and improvements to Chrome OS. These have truly become laptop replacements, but it’s always important to protect your investment. We have found the best Chromebook sleeves that you can get.

Bare bones AmazonBasics Laptop Sleeve Case

Staff Pick

The AmazonBasics Laptop Sleeve case is great for those who want a no-nonsense laptop sleeve. There are no additional pockets, and  [Read More…]

Google is trying to fix Android camera apps but it’s not going to work

Google has an excellent solution to let developers build camera apps that will work on every phone but it’s not going to work because manufacturers need to support it.

There is a reason a lot of people think Android phones have bad cameras. That’s not true of course, and there are several phones from companies like Samsung or Huawei that disprove it, as well as Google’s own Pixel series of phones. But there is a tiny nugget  [Read More…]

Here’s the best Google Home smart speaker deal you’re going to find today

It may have been out for a few years, but the original Google Home is still one of the best Google Assistant smart speakers out there thanks to its balance of design and sound quality. Plus, you can get one for only $ 69.99 today at Daily Steals making it even more affordable. Considering it usually sells for $ 99 directly at Google or at third-party sellers like B&H, that’s a solid savings. Shipping is free, too.

Google Assistant  [Read More…]

Don’t believe the fake text about a national quarantine that’s going around

Follow the CDC for the most recent information about the coronavirus.

What you need to know People are receiving a suspicious text warning of a two-week national quarantine over the novel coronavirus. The White House National Security Council has responded calling the text fake. The WHNSC says to follow the CDC for the latest info and guidance on the coronavirus.

The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus is unlike anything we’ve seen in modern times. The virus  [Read More…]