LeEco, the company that surprisingly came in and purchased Vizio a few months ago, has an event slated for October 19th where it plans on announcing a handful of products for the US. That event should be exciting, but we won’t have to wait that long to find out what’s being announced. Read more
Microsoft’s Xbox One S redesigned and refined their next-generation console with a slimmer aesthetic and, most importantly, a UHD Blu-Ray player built right in. Sales have been through the roof since the refresh, but wouldn’t it be just a little better if you could score one for free? Read more
Samsung announced the Gear IconX wireless earbuds as a truly wireless solution to listening to music, but also as a way to track fitness without having to keep your phone with you at all times. Crafting completely wireless earbuds that also house a heart rate monitor and some other features makes for a compelling package, but that’s still a tall order for current technology, especially in the $200 price range.
There are certainly some trade-offs to get what Samsung is offering with the Gear IconX, but were they worthwhile trade-offs for a unique pair of earbuds? Let’s find out. Read more
Google Pixel was the star of Google’s October 4th show, completely overshadowing Android 7.1 Nougat. In fact, Google barely mentioned the update at all, except that Pixel will be the first device to run the newest OS ahead of the Nexus line.
Turns out, a big reason for that is that many of the newest features that were shown off with the Pixel were Pixel features and not Android features. Read more
After launching the Galaxy Note 7 to glowing reviews, Samsung had to deal with a messy exploding battery and recall situation with their latest 2016 flagship. In case you managed to miss the entire fiasco, some Note 7 units had an issue with the battery that would cause the device to literally overheat and catch fire. Definitely not what you want to hear about your brand new phone. Read more
Lenovo announced the world’s first Tango smartphone earlier this year with the Phab2 Pro, which was originally set to be released in September. That obviously didn’t happen, as Lenovo delayed the phone in mid-September without revealing what caused the delay. Read more
T-Mobile has kicked off a new contest dubbed #UnlimitedBaseball that will obviously appeal to baseball fans. The premise is pretty simple and all you’ll have to do to enter is to tag a photo on Twitter or Instagram with #UnlimitedBaseball and #contest, and you’re automatically entered into the contest. Oh, and you’ll automatically get a $5 MLBshop.com gift card, too. Read more
Okay, the Google Pixel (and especially the Pixel XL) is expensive. Like, absolutely highest-end smartphone expensive. Google’s not coming off the price, but they have a deal that might make it just a little bit easier to swallow. Read more
That headline probably seems like a “well, duh” moment, but when Google first launched Android Pay, they let users migrate all of their cards over from Google Wallet. That included some cards from banks that don’t officially support Android Pay, which everyone knew was going to be a problem sooner or later, especially after Google Wallet was officially axed. Read more
Picking a good VPN is always tough, but being able to save some cash the subscription can certainly make the decision easier. Right now, for instance, you can save 75% off of a lifetime subscription to OneVPN, which will cover your internet browsing for years. Read more