Tag Archive: Replaces

Sonos One SL is now available to order for $179, replaces the Play:1

Sonos’s new entry-level speaker doesn’t have voice control.

What you need to know The Sonos One SL is officially available for purchase for $ 179. It replaces the Play:1 in the Sonos lineup. While it shares the Sonos One branding, it doesn’t feature any microphones for voice control.

At the recent Sonos hardware event, the main focus was on the new portable smart speaker, the Sonos Move. Our own Daniel Bader called it “the portable smart speaker  [Read More…]

Aukey’s $16 PowerHub Mini replaces a single outlet with six charging slots

Power multiple devices at once!

Using coupon code AUKEYSA1 during checkout, you can grab Aukey’s Powerhub Mini for just $ 15.99, a savings of $ 4. It has two AC outlets and four USB ports built-in, meaning that your single outlet becomes far more valuable to you. The USB ports have a max output of 2.4A each, totaling 6A. The AiPower Adaptive Charging Technology allows the charger to automatically adapt to give your devices the fastest charge  [Read More…]

Wear OS by Google officially replaces Android Wear

In addition to the name change, Google says new features are also coming soon.

Just a few days after new branding for Android Wear was discovered with Play Services, Google’s announced that it’s officially axing the Android Wear name in favor of Wear OS.

Officially called “Wear OS by Google”, this replaces Android Wear both in name and logo. Gone is the Material Design-esque watch and in its place are two lines and circles in the iconic  [Read More…]

Sprint replaces its current President and CFO with Michel Combes

A new face for the new year.

There were seemingly endless rumors throughout 2017 about T-Mobile and Sprint finally following through with a merger that’d been talked about for years, but in early November, these were finally laid to rest. Sprint needs to hit 2018 with full force now that the possibility of a merger is dead, and to start these efforts, the carrier is replacing its President and CFO.

Current President and CFO Tarek Robbiati will  [Read More…]

Walnut replaces rosewood as a custom back for Moto X

Well, that didn’t last all that long. Rosewood had been an option as a custom Moto X back for about two weeks now, but it appears to have been replaced by walnut. Bamboo, ebony and teak round out the other three options available at MotoMaker.com.

And that we just wrote any of those sentences seems a bit silly, but whatever. Wood phones are cool.

Thanks, Ryan!

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Samsung replaces head of mobile design

Reuters is reporting that Samsung’s head of mobile design, Chang Dong-hoon, has resigned following criticism over the design of the Galaxy S5. The phone’s textured plastic back, though an improvement on earlier Samsung designs, failed to impress some critics. Lee Min-hyouk, vice president for mobile design, will take over the role; Reuters reports that Chang will continue to head up the company’s design center, which oversees its broader design strategy.

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