Tag Archive: Second


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…]

The August Smart Lock Pro is down to its second lowest price ever at $140

Today is the day to upgrade your locks! The August Smart Lock Pro with Connect Wi-Fi Bridge is on sale for just $ 139.99 at Best Buy. That’s the second lowest price we have ever seen for this smart lock, with only last year’s Black Friday featuring a better price. The Pro normally sells for around $ 200 and sometimes goes as high as $ 280, which is the price you’ll find it going for at other retailers like Home  [Read More…]

Vivo has surpassed Samsung as the second largest smartphone brand in India

Xiaomi continued to lead the Indian smartphone market with 30.6% share in Q1 2020.

What you need to know BBK-owned smartphone maker Vivo overtook Samsung to emerge as the second largest smartphone vendor in India in Q1 2020. Vivo shipped 6.7 million smartphones in India during the first quarter, while Samsung shipped 6.3 million units. Xiaomi remained the top smartphone vendor in the country, shipping 10.3 million units in Q1 2020.

In the fourth quarter of 2017,  [Read More…]

Google’s second Pixel feature drop arrives with March’s security update

The March feature drop is the second of Google’s promised Pixel quarterly feature drops.

What you need to know Google has released the March feature drop for Pixel 2, 3, and 4 family users. With this update, the firm has added new features like Motion Sense improvements for the Pixel 4, fast access to cards and passes, and new AR features for Duo. UK and Australian users can also expect to find access to Car Crash Detection  [Read More…]

Newton Mail dies for the second time following Essential closure

Servers will officially shut down on April 30, 2020.

What you need to know Andy Rubin’s Essential announced its plan to close shop earlier this week. Alongside the end of updates to the Essential Phone, this also means that the Newton Mail app will be shutting down. Existing users of the app will have until April 30, 2020 before they lose access.

Newton Mail just can’t catch a break, it seems. The award-winning app that’s a favorite  [Read More…]

Verizon delays 5G Home expansion until the second half of 2020

The company is waiting for more powerful equipment before expanding.

What you need to know Verizon has delayed expanding its 5G Home service again. It expects to roll it out to more areas in the second half of 2020 with new high-powered equipment. The carrier hopes to have 30 million households covered with its 5G Home service in five to seven years.

If you were hoping for Verizon’s 5G Home service to make its way to your  [Read More…]

Buying a second Lenovo Smart Display was my best purchase of 2019

Of all the gadgets and gizmos I’ve picked up during the year, buying a second Lenovo Smart Display was my best.

2019 was filled to the brim with new products from every major tech company. Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, Google and everyone else released some super innovative stuff that people love, and a few things that people didn’t love so much. A lot of these products stepped on each others toes a bit when it came to functionality,  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 10 gets second Android 10 beta, Note 9 to get first beta soon

Now rolling out in South Korea and India.

What you need to know The second Android 10 beta update for the Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ has started rolling out. Samsung may release the first Android 10 beta build for the Galaxy Note 9 later this week. Both the Galaxy S10 and Note 10 series are expected to receive the stable Android 10 update before the end of the year.

Following the release of the fourth  [Read More…]

The second One UI 2.0 beta for the Galaxy Note 10 is coming in a few days

As usual, Korean users get first dibs.

What you need to know Samsung will be releasing the second beta for One UI 2.0 on Galaxy Note 10 devices later this week. The release focuses on fixing bugs and optimizing the initial beta release of Samsung’s Android 10 skin. The beta program is set to expand to more countries soon.

After an initially rocky start for the One UI 2.0 beta program — the first Note 10 builds  [Read More…]

The PlayStation 4 is the second best-selling console of all time

The PlayStation 4 continues to climb the sales charts.

What you need to know Sony recently released its latest financial report and updated PlayStation 4 sales figures. According to this new report, the PlayStation 4 has reached 102.8 million consoles sold. This number means that the PlayStation 4 is the second best-selling console of all time.

According to Sony’s latest financial report, the PlayStation 4 crossed the PlayStation 4 is the second best-selling video game console of  [Read More…]