Tag Archive: wait

Can’t wait for Surface Duo? Get its signature ringtone right now.

Get a little taste of Surface Duo before it arrives later this year.

What you need to know You can now download the Surface Duo’s signature ringtone. The ringtone is the same one used in Microsoft’s Surface Duo reveal video last year. The download is available from Microsoft’s trademark application for the ringtone with the USPTO.

Want to get a little taste of the Surface Duo before you can even get your hands on one? Today’s your lucky  [Read More…]

You don’t have to wait long to pick up the Galaxy S10 Lite in India

Flipkart starts teasing the Galaxy S10 Lite, suggesting an imminent launch in India.

What you need to know Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has started teasing the Galaxy S10 Lite in the country. The Galaxy S10 Lite is rumored to retail for under ₹40,000 ($ 562), going up against the likes of the OnePlus 7T. If history is any indication, the phone should make its debut in a few weeks.

Samsung introduced the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note  [Read More…]

Wait, did my Pixel 4 XL battery life get better?

A boy can dream … but it just isn’t happening.

We’re now a few weeks into using the Pixel 4 (XL, in my case), and among the seemingly endless complaints people have with the phones there’s a constant undercurrent of chatter about battery life. Yes there’s Motion Sense, face unlock and the 90Hz display … but it all seems secondary to battery. It was the main focus of both our Pixel 4 review and to a lesser  [Read More…]

Your long wait for the Mate 30 Pro may finally be over in November

The Mate 30 series will start at €799.

Despite holding a flashy launch event for its newest flagships in Germany last month, Huawei shied away from announcing a European release date for the phones. That was a particularly striking omission, especially since the phones’ pricing was in Euros. It was, no doubt, a result of the company’s ongoing spat with the U.S. government, and its apprehension about releasing a flagship device in Europe sans Google services.

It  [Read More…]

Why wait for Q? ActionDash 3.0 brings Focus mode and app limits

Easily monitor your phone usage throughout the day with the new Usage Assistant notification.

What you need to know ActionDash 3.0 is pushing out today. The update includes Focus mode, app time limits and Usage Assistant. Usage Assistant is a persistent notification to help show usage details as you use your phone.

ActionDash, by Action Launcher developer Chris Lacy, is Digital Wellbeing for the rest of us who don’t have a Android Pie device with it. Since  [Read More…]

The wait is over – YouTube is coming back to Amazon Fire TV

Deal includes Fire TV and Prime Video, but the Echo Show won’t support YouTube yet.

The wait is over! Almost two years after Google and Amazon kicked off a war of attrition, the two companies have finally reached an agreement. Announced this morning, the deal means that YouTube is coming back to Amazon’s Fire TV devices, while the Prime Video app will add support for casting to Chromecast, and become available on more Android TVs. They say  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Galaxy Note 9 or wait for the Google Pixel 3 XL?

The Samsung versus Google battle continues.

No matter what phone you’re looking at, there’s always a new one on the horizon poised to supplant it. The Galaxy Note 9 hasn’t even been announced yet, and many potential buyers are torn between buying it and waiting for the new Google Pixel 3 XL. Both phones are going to be big, powerful and filled with all of the latest specs — but we know that they’ll have different philosophies  [Read More…]

Should you buy a Galaxy S9+ or wait for the Galaxy Note 9?

Two big phones with one big difference.

We now know the Galaxy Note 9 will be unveiled at an event in New York City on August 9, and that gets all of our wheels turning thinking about the possibilities of what we can expect and whether it’s worth waiting for. For Samsung fans looking to make the move to a new phone, there really are two options: buy a Galaxy S9+ today, or wait for the Galaxy  [Read More…]

Is it best to buy the Galaxy S9 or wait for the Note 9?

The never-ending debate of buy vs. wait.

Samsung makes some of the most popular smartphones on the planet, and as we usually see every year, the company’s biggest competition is often itself.

The Galaxy S9+ is a truly excellent phone and easily one of the best to come out so far in 2018. However, with Samsung likely announcing the Galaxy Note 9 in just a few short months, should you bother spending your money on an S9+  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Note 8 or wait for Note 9?

There’s always something better right around the corner.

Without a doubt, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was one of the best large phones to come out in 2017. Samsung absolutely redeemed itself last year following the Note 7 debacle, and with a gorgeous display, excellent S Pen features, and stunning design, the Note 8 is still a joy to use.

However, because of the industry we’re in, there really is always something better coming around the bend.  [Read More…]