Tag Archive: Recommend


You still can’t buy a OnePlus 8 Pro, and that makes it hard to recommend

The best phone is the one you can actually buy and have right now.

We published our OnePlus 8 Pro review well over a month ago, on April 29. And since then, it’s been incredibly hard to buy one. The OnePlus 8 Pro has been out of stock on its own website for weeks, and the Amazon listing has fluctuated between coming soon, vague ship dates, and now no availability at all. And this lack of consistent  [Read More…]

Facebook will no longer use your 2FA phone number to recommend friends

Rolls out globally next year.

What you need to know Facebook will no longer use the phone number you provided for 2FA to recommend new friends. The change comes as part of the FTC settlement which fined the company $ 5 billion and required it to create policies to increase the privacy of its users. It will first go into effect in Ecuador, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Libya, and Cambodia this week, then begin rolling out globally early next  [Read More…]

There are too many great phones to recommend a Mate 30 without Google apps

At this point, having Google services is an absolute requirement for buying a phone.

Once again, Huawei has made what looks to be an exceptional phone in the Mate 30 Pro (and even the standard Mate 30). Just like the P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro before it, the latest Mate has exceptional design and hardware, the highest-end specs, and incredible photography capabilities. One thing it doesn’t have, however, is certification to run the Google Play Store  [Read More…]

These are the microSD cards we recommend getting for the Honor 8X

The Honor 8X is one of the best affordable Android phones you can buy right now. It has a stunning design, gorgeous display, and a surprisingly great camera package. You get access to 64GB of storage out of the box, and if you need to, you can expand your space using a microSD card. If you want to pick one up but aren’t sure what to get, here are a few suggestions.

Just a little bit Silicon Power Elite 32GB  [Read More…]

Sony WH1000XM2 review: The headphones I recommend to everyone

The best alternative to Bose’s popular QC35 IIs.

If there’s any one piece of tech I’ve consistently recommended that all my friends go out and buy, it’s a good set of noise-canceling headphones. Whether you’re sitting on a long flight, writing in your favorite coffee shop, or just trying to drown out noisy neighbors, there’s no better way to block out the rest of the world.

There are plenty of noise-canceling headphones available, but I’ve been using  [Read More…]

Did your LG G3 recommend you delete the Downloads app? Here’s how to get it back

LG’s smart clean might see an accidental deletion of the downloads app, here’s how you get it back

We’ve already looked at how Smart Clean on the LG G3 can help you reclaim some of your storage space, but did you know that it’s also quite easy to delete the Downloads application from the phone with it, too? If this happens to you you’ll still be able to get to everything in your downloads folder through  [Read More…]