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Prime Day 2021: Predicted dates & potential deals
Amazon’s annual exclusive sale is coming back for an even bigger event in 2021. Prime Day is the sale every Amazon Prime member should be looking forward to. With hundreds of ways to save and hundreds of dollars off popular products, shopping during Prime Day is even a smart way to earn back the cost […]
Here’s why your Android apps were randomly crashing last month
New measures should largely mitigate future issues, too. Read More
We asked, you told us: Most of you hate huge branding on the back of phones
Some of you don’t mind this practice though, owing to cases covering up the branding anyway. Read More
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G vs. A52 vs. A72: What’s different?
Here’s what you need to know about the 2021 mid-range Galaxy A series. The Galaxy A series has taken on an increased significance over the last two years as Samsung’s flagships have crossed the $1,000 figure. Customers that don’t want to spend that much on a phone have inevitably turned to options like the Galaxy […]
Massive Wear OS update finally reaches the TicWatch Pro 3 GPS
Wear OS on the TicWatch Pro 3 is about to get a huge performance boost. What you need to know Mobvoi has started rolling out the H-MR2 update for the TicWatch Pro 3 GPS. The update includes plenty of improvements, including optimization for the Snapdragon Wear 4100 chipset. H-MR2 should continue rolling out to the […]
T-Mobile Home Internet review: Putting 5G to good use
For those with limited broadband options, this is an excellent internet source with a lot of ‘ifs’. After spending over a decade living in rural Kansas with little to no decent internet, I was ecstatic to try and, after four months, give a T-Mobile Home Internet review. As I discussed in my look towards 5G […]
Android 12 could come with this space-saving iPhone feature
A smarter way of managing your space may be on the way. What you need to know Android 12 could come with an app hibernation feature. It’ll help users conserve space and resources by clearing data from unused apps. The feature was discovered in a hidden Android 12 build. Smartphone users often download a lot […]
Grab a pair of wireless earbuds for less than the cost of Apple’s new AirTags
This cheap, you don’t even need to worry about tracking them. I’m not here to kick dirt on the grave of old-school wired headphones. There was plenty to love about them, like affordability, solid sound quality, and a lack of charging. But wires have their own fair share of issues — just ask anyone who’s […]
Samsung’s April update is headed to even more phones and tablets — here’s the complete list
The update has just arrived for the Galaxy A31 and Tab S7 Update New devices Samsung has put a lot of effort into improving its software reputation, and a big aspect of that change has been a renewed focus on issuing regular security updates. Over the last couple years, Samsung has frequently managed to beat […]
HTC Vive Air could be the first major Oculus Quest competitor
HTC could usher in a new era of standalone fitness-focused VR headsets. What you need to know HTC Vive Air looks to be the company’s first major consumer-focused standalone headset in a long time. The Vive Air is made of lightweight, breathable materials that are all removable and washable. The iF WORLD DESIGN award that […]
Keep your Galaxy A52 or A52 5G looking snazzy with the best cases
We expect that the new Samsung Galaxy A52 will take home the crown for best cheap Android phone of the year. This is the successor to the ultra-popular Galaxy A51 from last year that was actually Samsung’s best-selling phone over the course of the year. And why wouldn’t you want to keep one of the […]
Google’s new Workspace update places Maps a click away
It’s rolling out now to all Google Workspace customers. What you need to know Google is rolling out improved Maps integration with Google Workspace. This new update will add Google Maps to the Workspace side panel. You’ll be able to use Maps while in other Workspace apps like Calendar without needing to switch. Google’s Workspace […]
Latest Virtual Desktop update lets you play 120Hz PC VR games on Quest 2
You’ll just need to make sure you’re on Quest 2 firmware v28 first. What you need to know Virtual Desktop version 1.20.4.0 now supports the new 120Hz refresh rate option on Quest 2. You’ll need to download the latest beta Virtual Desktop app from the Oculus store for the Quest 2, and the beta desktop […]
Apple launches AirTags, a Mini LED iPad Pro, and more at Spring event
While we’re just two months away from Apple’s WWDC event, Cupertino held a special Spring showcase to feature new products and upgrades. The aptly-named Spring Loaded event saw the launch of products that have long been rumored, as well as some updated hardware featuring Apple’s powerful M1 chip. We may like to focus on the […]
Google to implement WebView Safe Mode to prevent future app crashing events
Google will introduce improvements to Chrome and WebView to prevent this from happening again. What you need to know Google explains why the WebView crashes happened, which was due to a bug. The company laid out ways in which it plans to improve Chrome and WebView from now on. A WebView “Safe Mode” would revert […]
Google is going to make sure those WebView crashes don’t happen again
Plans include a new auto-rollback ‘Safe Mode’ and faster updates for Chrome and WebView Last month, a WebView bug became the biggest story in Android after users reported app crashes across all sorts of devices. Though a temporary solution was quickly discovered, a permanent update wasn’t issued until the following day, leaving phones in a […]
Android 12 is getting ready to help your phone free up wasted space
Since your manufacturer oh-so-wisely decided to stop supporting microSD cards Back in January we heard tell of a new and interesting feature coming in Android 12: “app hibernation,” which would automatically place long-unused apps into optimized storage, thus freeing up storage on your phone. The feature hasn’t been spotted in any of the Android 12 […]
Here’s why the Apple TV 4K won’t compete with Google TV anytime soon
You add a Chromecast with Google TV to every TV in the house for the price of one Apple TV 4K. Even before the pandemic, I spent an unhealthy amount of time with my TV. Between using it for music streaming while I cook, bingeing the latest anime after work, and just re-watching old favorites […]
New Google Photos Memories collection lends a moment for prayer
All of the good times with family, friends, and the adventures you’ve had Update Silent reflection Since late last year, Google Photos has been using a streamlined, but powerful algorithm to generate bunches of themed slideshows from users’ libraries of photos and videos — including some back-of-the-catalog deep cuts. These collections of so-called Memories have […]
Samsung Internet 14 goes stable with better foldable support and privacy improvements
It can also be added as an app pair Samsung Internet has come a long way since it was released in 2012, with frequent updates adding new features and turning it into a real competitor for the likes of Chrome. Early last month, Samsung released a new beta for the browser, which improved translation and […]