Tag Archive: Great


Latest Pixel update brings two great features, and a vague battery promise

These are solid additions we can all appreciate — but don’t go far from a charger.

Google’s latest quarterly “Feature Drop” for its Pixel phones has arrived, and unlike most updates it actually hit my Pixel 4 XL right away. Now that I’ve had a little time to take in the changes, here’s what I’m seeing and appreciating in the latest update.

Every Pixel user should get familiar with the Personal Safety app.

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Get some great sound and save $20 with the Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro earbuds

Best Buy has a whole new set of deals of the day, and the Anker Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro true wireless earbuds are part of the savings. Get a pair for $ 129.99, which is down from the usual price of $ 150 and a match for one of the lowest we’ve seen this year. The last time we saw them go any lower than this was back in February when they dropped to $ 120. You can also find  [Read More…]

The Sony WF-SP800N are pretty great given their lower price point

You can’t go wrong with either set of earbuds. They both feature USB-C charging, active noise cancelation (ANC), and great sound quality.

Water resistant Sony WF-SP800N

$ 200 at Best Buy

Pros Long battery life Great sound with EXTRA BASS Compact charging case IP55 dust and water resistant Cons Lacks wireless charging Middle of the road ANC performance

The WF-SP800N are your new workout companion. They feature IP55 dust and water resistant with active noise cancelation  [Read More…]

Save a few bucks and still get a great Android tablet for your needs

On the whole, the Android market may look a little sparse, but when you dive into the sub-$ 200 price range, things get rather interesting. The Amazon Fire 7 may not give you access to the Play Store, but you’ll still have the Amazon App Store with many of the same great apps. Plus, with Hands-Free Alexa, you can ask it any questions you may have, or even control your smart home right from your tablet.

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TCL 10 Series review: A great starting point

TCL is entering the mobile space with two very solid offerings.

In the U.S., TCL is mostly known for its wide range of both affordable and high-end TVs (and for being the manufacturing partner behind BlackBerry’s phones of the last few years). But in 2020, the company is looking to establish itself as a direct contender in the mobile space as well, with three fresh new phones on the way.

Perhaps the most intriguing of the bunch  [Read More…]

How to watch The Great: Stream Hulu’s new miniseries from anywhere

If you prefer your historical dramas with a bit of comedy mixed in then Hulu’s latest original series The Great just might be for you. The satirical, comedic drama follows the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to Russia’s longest reigning female ruler and we have all the details on how you can stream the new miniseries online from anywhere.

Elle Fanning stars as Catherine who has just arrived in Russia for her arranged marriage to Peter III of  [Read More…]

Keep it low-profile with these great home exercise machines

We all appreciate the ability to get our workout done at home, especially when at-home workouts are rapidly gaining in popularity (and necessity). As much as we want to get our sweat on in the comfort of our own living spaces, the truth is, some of us just don’t have a ton of room. That’s why we created this list of the best low-profile exercise machines for home gyms. Our favorite is the LifePro Waver Vibration Plate because  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s true wireless earbuds promise great audio at a low price

Xiaomi’s true wireless earbuds look a lot like AirPods, but they’re much more affordable and deliver better sound.

Alongside the Mi 10 and the Mi Box 4K, Xiaomi has introduced its true wireless earbuds in India. The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 deliver incredible audio quality at an affordable price point.

The design is identical to AirPods, but you do get a lot of standout features. Here’s what you need to know about Xiaomi’s true wireless earbuds.

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OnePlus 8 Pro second opinion review: A great phone, but not a flawless one

A proper flagship without the usual compromises — but the execution isn’t perfect.

In our initial round of reviews, I took the lead on the standard OnePlus 8, while Daniel Bader took on the OnePlus 8 Pro. But thankfully, I do have both phones, so I was able to swap over to the 8 Pro to see how it differs from the base model that’s $ 200 less and generally less exciting. The 8 Pro is the  [Read More…]

10 great accessories any Instant Pot owner will appreciate

Instant Pot fans are a loyal and passionate bunch who swear by cooking a multitude of foods in the versatile small kitchen appliance. I’m one of them, and over the years, like many others who love their Pots, I have spent tons on different accessories that come in handy when cooking a variety of foods. In many cases, cheap accessories can make a world of difference. Here are some great ones that are worth considering if you’re looking for something  [Read More…]