I’m going to level with you: I’m an Android fan. It’s not that I don’t like the iPhone; it’s a perfectly good smartphone. But when it comes down to it, I just prefer Android in the “Coke versus Pepsi” kind of way. One flavor just hits better, y’know?
But if there’s one thing that tempts me to make the jump back to the iPhone, it’s the Apple Watch. Hands down, the smartwatch to beat is the Apple Watch. It just integrates so well with the iPhone and really improves the experience. Android doesn’t have anything that comes close. At least until now. I spent the last few weeks with the new Galaxy Watch 4, and I finally found the best Wear OS smartwatch you can buy. But that’s not saying much, and it’s not perfect by a long shot. Go read the full review to find out why.
If we’re honest, Android has never had a great smartwatch option to rival the Apple Watch. In a bid to change that, Samsung and Google partnered up to create Wear OS 4 and, with it, the Galaxy Watch 4. And, in a few words? It’s a beautiful Frankenstein monster. And, the best Wear OS watch yet. Read More »
There’s something special about projectors that TVs just can’t replicate. But you don’t need to spend thousands just to get a theatrical setup in your living room, because Epson’s new smart projector costs just $630. Read More »
Released in August, the Google Nest Doorbell (Battery) sports a beautiful redesign and a handful of new features, including a taller 3:4 FOV to improve package detection. But it lacks continuous 24/7 recording, which was a defining feature of the original Nest Doorbell (AKA the Nest Hello). The solution? A new wired doorbell. Read More »
Amazon announced a boatload of new products during its September 2021 hardware event, and in all the excitement, many people overlooked Alexa’s new Custom Sound Detection feature. Coming next year, Custom Sound Detection lets you teach Alexa to identify new sounds to trigger notifications, routines, and other events. Read More »
Just in time for Halloween, Google is bringing back the seasonal doorbell ringtones for its Nest video doorbells. However, during the announcement, Google also confirmed it’ll be delivering six all-new ringtones that’ll be available forever, rather than just during the holidays, meaning soon you’ll be able to ditch those boring tones forever. Read More »
Need a little extra neck support while you’re driving? This memory foam car pillow headrest has your back … err, rather, your neck. It offers comfortable support and helps you maintain proper posture, plus it comes in three colors—black, beige, and grey—so you can choose the color that best matches your vehicle or personal style. It comes with elastic bands that allow you to easily affix and adjust the pillow to your vehicle, and the pillow itself can simply be wiped down whenever it needs to be cleaned. You can also remove it and take it with on a train or airplane, use it on your gaming or office chair, and while camping, reading, or other scenario.
After spending a few days with Apple’s new iPad Mini, early buyers report that the tablet exhibits a prominent “jelly scrolling” effect in portrait mode. Apple made a surprise statement to acknowledge the issue, but unfortunately, the company doesn’t seem interested in finding a solution. Read More »
Finding credible information on Google Search isn’t always easy. That’s why Google is expanding its About This Result feature to provide more details about a website before you visit it, including when the site was founded, why it exists, and what others say about it. Read More »
Earlier this week, we learned that YouTube TV and NBC are fighting over contract negotiations, resulting in the service potentially losing several important channels at the end of the month. And while local NBC and USA are two of the big names you’ll lose, it’s much more than that. Upwards of 20+ channels, depending on where you live. Here’s an extensive list of all the channels NBC will remove from YouTube TV if the two can’t play nice. Read More »
Today only, for part of Amazon’s famous Gold Box deals of the day, you can get huge discounts on some of SanDisk and WesternDigital’s best storage options. Deals include microSD and CFexpress cards, storage devices, and SSD’s. These cards go perfectly with Android phones, tablets, Chromebooks, or Dashcams, not to mention gaming PCs, cameras, and more. Read More »
Apple’s smallest iPad got a big update in 2021. If you’ve been holding out for a better iPad mini, the 2021 revision announced alongside the iPhone 13 is a tantalizing prospect. Here’s what we love about the new iPad mini. Read More »