Tag Archive: Good


This voice dictation demo shows how good Google Pixel’s transcription is

AI smarts push Pixel ahead.

What you need to know The strengths of the Google Pixel line lies in the power of AI and machine learning. The onboard speech to text is so speedy, it outperforms much more powerful iPhones. Google has also released a recorder app for older Pixels.

Google’s Pixels rarely compete on pure power, but machine learning and AI pick up the slack and push overall performance to a place where it can be  [Read More…]

Amazon Prime Day 2020 happening in August may be a good thing for everyone

If you’ve tried to order anything from Amazon in the past few months you’ve likely noticed that the online retail giant is struggling with delivery times and stock levels on various items. Several credible reports have indicated that Amazon’s annual Prime Day event is going to be delayed from its usual mid-July timeframe to some point in August instead.

As much as we would all love to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, that may just not  [Read More…]

A good mechanical keyboard is the work-from-home product I can’t go without

Here’s why you should switch to a mechanical keyboard if you’re working from home.

I used a mechanical keyboard for the first time nearly a decade ago. It was a barebones office-focused keyboard with Cherry MX Blue switches, and while it wasn’t much to look at, the experience of using a tactile switch immediately drew me into the world of mechanical keyboards.

I went through over a dozen keyboards over the course of the last seven years  [Read More…]

Pixel 4a camera samples have surfaced, and they look really good

The 12MP sensor appears to be rather capable.

What you need to know Camera samples from the Pixel 4a were shared on Twitter by a tech YouTuber in Cuba. The samples from the phone are compared to a Redmi Note 7. As we’ve been expecting, the images look quite nice.

We’re expecting Google to unveil the Pixel 4a any day now, likely through a simple press release seeing as how Google I/O 2020 is no longer happening.  [Read More…]

Is your credit good enough for the Citi / AAdvantage card?

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The Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite Mastercard® is a solid option for American Airlines travelers looking for their first checked bag free on domestic flights. Sure, it  [Read More…]

Keep the Moto G Stylus looking good with these screen protectors

It’s important to keep your smartphone looking good, not only for your sake but in the event that it ends up in the hands of someone else down the road. Plus, you don’t want a scratch on the screen to affect the feedback while using something like, say, an included stylus. These are the best screen protectors you can get for the Moto G Stylus!

Best glass available ZAGG InvisibleShield Glass+

Staff Pick

ZAGG’s InvisibleShield branding  [Read More…]

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger is done and nothing good will come of it

We now have less choice when it comes to wireless providers and there isn’t even a madman in charge to entertain us.

T-Mobile and Sprint are now one, at least on paper. You might have seen the news about it, along with T-Mobile CEO John Legere stepping down to do … something and former T-Mobile COO Mike Seivert will now lead the new company that looks and feels strangely like the two old companies — a thing  [Read More…]

Samsung Good Lock 2020: The ultimate guide to customizing your Galaxy phone

Good Lock is a powerful utility that lets you turbocharge your Galaxy phone.

Samsung’s Good Lock is a software suite that lets you unlock the full customization potential of your Galaxy phone. Basically, Good Lock contains a series of modules designed to tweak every facet of the user interface, including the lock screen, notification panel, recents menu, and so much more. Need a vertical volume slider? You’ll be able to set it up using Good Lock.

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Goodbye and good riddance: Here are the best alternatives to Dark Sky

Wow, the app that made you pay for severe weather alerts got bought by Apple? Shocker.

We all know how quickly the weather can change, and that’s how fast a weather app can change, too. Dark Sky announced on March 31 that it had been bought by Apple and that its Android app will be shutting down this summer. Dark Sky even used a severe weather alert to spread the news in other apps that use Dark  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 Exynos review, one month later: As good as it gets

Samsung’s Exynos-powered flagship still isn’t perfect, but it is a much better phone than previous generations.

By this point, there isn’t a whole lot about the Galaxy S20 that we haven’t covered. There are three variants this year — the regular S20, the S20+, and a new Ultra with a 108MP camera — and all three models feature a stunning new 120Hz AMOLED panel and upgrades across the board.

But that’s not all to the story. Samsung  [Read More…]