Tag Archive: Much

Do you think Samsung software has too much bloat?

Let’s chat with the AC forums.

If you’re in the market for a new Android phone, it’s often hard to go wrong with one from Samsung. The company’s Galaxy S and Note flagships are consistently some of the easiest to recommend for most people, offering things like great displays, performance, cameras, etc.

For some folks, however, Samsung phones are a tough sell because of their software. We’ve come a long way from the dark days of TouchWiz  [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…]

How much more would you be willing to pay for for more convenience?

Great value Amazon Echo Buds

$ 130 at Best Buy

Pros Great active noise reduction (ANR) performance Hands-free Alexa Good, bass-heavy sound Excellent comfort Some EQ customization Cons Micro-USB for charging Lacks wireless charging case Case is a bit large

The Amazon Echo Buds have a large feature set considering their price. They have a great, customizable sound, long battery life, and have support for hands-free Alexa.

More convenience Google Pixel Buds (2020)

$ 180  [Read More…]

I Know This Much Is True: How to stream new HBO drama online from anywhere

With a stand-out performance from Avengers star Mark Ruffalo that sees him play dual roles, I Know This Much Is True looks set to be one of the most talked about new shows during lockdown – read on to find out how to watch the miniseries online from anywhere in the world.

Adapted from Wally Lamb’s best-selling novel and directed by A Place Beyond the Pines’ Derek Cianfranc, the unflinching drama sees Ruffalo play both Dominick Birdsey as well as  [Read More…]

How much of an upgrade are the Galaxy Buds Plus vs. the Galaxy Buds?

Battery champ Samsung Galaxy Buds+

$ 138 at Amazon $ 150 at Best Buy

Pros Class-leading battery life Excellent comfort Great, customizable sound Integration with Spotify Improved microphone for calls Wireless charging Cons Lacks active noise cancelation

The Galaxy Buds+ may look similar to the Galaxy Buds but they offer much better battery life and integration with Spotify. Plus, the call quality has been greatly improved.

Great value Samsung Galaxy Buds

$ 101 at Amazon  [Read More…]

It’s official: Here’s how much the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro will cost in India

The OnePlus 8 will start at just ₹41,999 ($ 550) in India, with the OnePlus 8 Pro debuting at ₹54,999 ($ 720).

What you need to know OnePlus has officially revealed Indian pricing for the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, with both phones going on sale in the country in May. The OnePlus 8 will be retailing at just ₹41,999 ($ 550), and the OnePlus 8 Pro will be available at ₹54,999 ($ 720). Both devices are  [Read More…]

Cyberpunk 2077 will be getting as much DLC as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

There’s more to come in the City of Dreams.

What you need to know Cyberpunk 2077 was originally scheduled to release in April 2020. It was then delayed to September 17, 2020. In a recent investor call, CD Projekt Red confirmed that Cyberpunk 2077 will get as much DLC as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

While Cyberpunk 2077 is already promising a deep world for players to explore and spend a ton of time in, that world  [Read More…]

Ironlights is so much fun that I didn’t want to leave VR to do other work

Ironlights is a blast to play on the Oculus Quest with what I hope will be a thriving multiplayer scene.

The Oculus Quest has a growing library of games with a wide range of genres. While there are already several fighting games on the Oculus Quest, Ironlights is unique. Rather than focusing on smashing and bashing, it slows things down and focuses on strategy and skill. It also toes the fine line between being easy to learn  [Read More…]

PS5 upscaling could make low-res games look much better, developer says

With Sony’s relative radio silence, we’re hearing about the PlayStation 5’s potential power from developers instead.

What you need to know The PS5 will take advantage of a custom AMD Ryzen 8-core CPU and custom Radeon Navi GPU. Developers have stated how its power will make even low-res games look amazing. Sony expects the PlayStation 5 to release Holiday 2020.

LKA, the developer behind Martha is Dead, recently spoke to Official PlayStation Magazine and brought up some  [Read More…]

Samsung is shipping Galaxy S20 units as much as five days early

Good news for early adopters.

What you need to know Galaxy S20 units appear to be arriving as much as five days early. Phone officially goes on sale Friday, March 6. Early buyers should expect a camera patch shortly after release.

Samsung made Galaxy S20 buyers wait almost a month between announcement and release, but the wait is going to be slightly less interminable for some users. Some buyers, including Android Central’s own video editor, Hayato Huseman,  [Read More…]