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Category Archives: Accessory

Will the DeX dock work for business? Maybe tomorrow.

Samsung’s new DeX dock is really nifty, especially if you’re a bleeding edge enthusiast. The small, puck-shaped docking station enables you to pop in a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ and turn your sleek, mobile phone into a desktop system. These are indeed very snazzy devices — and the phones they work with are as well. Holding a Galaxy S8 ... Read More »

A hard reality for Oculus Rift: Best Buy pulls VR kiosks from 200 Best Buy stores

Just under half of the Oculus Rift demo kiosks in Best Buy stores across the U.S. are being shut down, according to a report from Business Insider. The reason? It could be a lack of interest from shoppers. Apparently, it wasn’t uncommon for Best Buy employees “to go days without giving a single demonstration,” the website said. A memo between a ... Read More »

ANDROID WEAR IS BACK IN BUSINESS WITH TWO NEW WATCHES FROM LG

The LG Watch Style and Watch Sport are “designed with Google,” and set the standard for Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches. Android Wear 2.0 is officially here, and while the update is due to roll out to current smartwatches in the “coming weeks,” you can experience it as soon as February 10 with LG’s all-new Watch Style and Watch Sport models. LG’s two ... Read More »

How to view AirPods hardware details, check and update firmware

Last week, Apple silently updated its completely wireless AirPods earbuds to version 3.5.1. The move came as a surprise to many as Apple hadn’t made it explicitly clear that the AirPods were capable of receiving firmware updates. Nevertheless, read on for how to check the firmware of your AirPods and update it… The process of checking and updating your AirPods ... Read More »

Review: First Alert’s Onelink Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm, the HomeKit smoke detector

If you’re assembling a HomeKit home, First Alert’s Onelink Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm is currently the best smoke detector to purchase. As a smart smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, Onelink sends you alerts when triggered while you’re away and HomeKit support turns Onelink into a trigger for automation. Check out our hands-on review below: Replacing an old smoke detector with Onelink ... Read More »

With the release date set for this Friday, do you plan on purchasing BeatsX?

Earlier today, it was officially confirmed that the delayed BeatsX would become available this Friday, February 10th. Announced back in September alongside the iPhone 7, the BeatsX were originally slated to be released sometime during the fall, but were then pushed back. Now that we have a solid release date, and that AirPods are on the market as well, do you plan on ... Read More »

ANDROID STUDIO FOR BEGINNERS, PART 4: ADVANCED TOOLS AND PLUGINS

Android Studio offers a rich palette of development tools, and it’s compatible with many plugins. The first three articles in this series focused on basic tools for building simple mobile apps. Now you’ll get acquainted with some of the more advanced tools that are part of Android Studio, along with three plugins you can use to extend Android Studio. We’ll ... Read More »

Holiday Sale: Grab 30% off thin iPhone cases by totallee

The iPhone accessory market is crowded with overpriced and heavy-duty cases. One company, however, has spent the last couple of years specifically going against the grain. This week’s sponsor,totallee, an iPhone accessory startup based in Southern California, has been shaking up the industry by producing thin and affordable iPhone cases. For years, iPhone accessory makers have charged people upwards of ... Read More »

Tim Cook: The Apple Watch Is Fine

Back in October, it seemed like the smartwatch, specifically Apple’s variant, was as close to dead as a product selling over a million units can be. Market intelligence firm IDC reported that smartwatch sales were down across the board with the Apple Watch seeing a 71.6 per cent decline since last year. In a massive understatement IDC’s Jitesh Ubrani said, ... Read More »

Dishonored 2 review: Smarter, prettier and just plain better

Like its new protagonist, Emily Kaldwin, Dishonored 2 has a lot to live up to. She, of course, is the youthful Empress of the Isles and the daughter of its most feared and notorious assassin – Corvo Attano. Dishonored 2, meanwhile, is the sequel to a game many hold dear as a classic in a line stretching back to the ... Read More »

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