Tag Archive: Slow


How to enable Bedtime Mode to slow wireless charging on the OnePlus 8 Pro

The first wireless charger out of OnePlus is a stunner. The Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charger charges nearly as fast as its wired counterpart, which is an incredible achievement. But to accomplish those speeds, it generates a lot of heat, and subsequently has a built-in fan to keep everything cool. That can be a bit annoying, but thankfully you can tell your OnePlus 8 Pro to charge more slowly at specific times, taking away the wireless charger’s bothersome  [Read More…]

How to fix slow Wi-Fi at home: Tips for your router, computer, and phone

There are a few things you can do to get better wireless performance from your router.

If you’re working from home for the first time, it can be a lot to get used to. It’s easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed, and the last thing you want to deal with is an unreliable internet connection. A stable Wi-Fi signal is an absolute necessity when you’re working from home, and it’s particularly infuriating when you’re in the middle  [Read More…]

How to fix slow Wi-Fi on your current router

There are a few things you can do to get better wireless performance from your router.

If you’re working from home for the first time, it can be a lot to get used to. It’s easy to feel isolated and overwhelmed, and the last thing you want to deal with is an unreliable internet connection. A stable Wi-Fi signal is an absolute necessity when you’re working from home, and it’s particularly infuriating when you’re in the middle  [Read More…]

Tests reveal the Pixel 3 and 4 have abnormally slow USB transfer speeds

Some flagship phones are capable of transferring files two times faster.

What you need to know A recent test from Android Authority reveals that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 smartphones have significantly slower USB transfer speeds compared to the competition. The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 were even slower at transferring files than the previous Pixel 2 and the original Pixel smartphone. Android Authority speculates the reason for the slower speeds must be either software  [Read More…]

Project Treble has helped, but Android updates are still dog slow

Project Treble seems to be helping, though.

What you need to know Project Treble has improved phone update rates tremendously, shaving off months from the time users used to have to wait. Two manufacturers even got their Android 10 updates out the same day as Google, marking a new record in update speed for non Google-branded devices. Further improvements are likely in the years to come as more OEMs adopt these programs and additional phones are enrolled  [Read More…]

Is your PS4 running slow? Here are some fixes you can try

Best answer: There are a few different steps you can try to help clear up lag on your PS4, which include clearing the items on the home screen and closing programs that may still be running. Without knowing exactly what is causing your lag, the best and safest thing to do is start with the easy fixes and make your way through until one works for you.

Extra space: Seagate Game Drive for PS4 Systems 2TB External  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Unplugging in the ‘slow’ season

Perhaps you’ve heard: we’re bringing back our weekly “from the editor’s desk” column! It was convenient timing for Daniel to write his first (in a long time) column and then promptly leave on vacation, but I’m certain he’s having a wonderful time and I’m here to pick up right where he left off. Truth be told, we’re likely to rotate this slot around from week to week so everyone has a chance to hear from more of the  [Read More…]

I’m fed up with the Google Pixel 3’s horrendously slow camera

A great camera loses a lot of its value when it’s so slow you can’t rely on it.

The Pixel 3’s camera is amazing. Even before Night Sight swept us off our feet with its incredible low-light capabilities, everyone was smitten with the photography performance of this phone. It’s one of the biggest reasons why I continue to use a Pixel 3 XL — I know that I have the best tool for the job when it  [Read More…]

Samsung reports Galaxy S9 sales slow

Samsung has released its quarterly earnings report, and the news for its flagship smartphone isn’t great. It’s by no means bad of course (low sales for Samsung is still high sales for anyone else), but sales of the Galaxy S9 are significantly lower than expected.

The earnings report also says that display sales have been lower than expected, but offset by the strong demand for memory. The quarterly operating profit is up 6 percent from last year.

Samsung claims the  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Q2 2018 earnings confirm slow sales of the Galaxy S9

Mobile sales are expected to remain challenging.

Samsung just released its earnings report for the second quarter of the year, and in regards to its mobile sales, things are less than ideal.

Although no exact numbers were given, Samsung says that its IT & Mobile Communications division saw a drop in sales for both year-to-year and quarter-on-quarter performance due to the Galaxy S9 seeing “slow sales.” Despite that, the company’s network business “achieved solid growth” thanks to  [Read More…]