25
Sep

Five major features your Android phone sorely needs

© Angela Lang/CNET The very first Android phone — the HTC Dream, aka T-Mobile G1 — impressed us with its vast potential. We even predicted back in 2008 that Google’s platform could “overtake Apple’s darling” iPhone. (Android currently runs on roughly 85 percent of the world’s phones.) But a decade later, there are still problems rife within the Android operating

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25
Sep

Amazon’s surprise sales on the Fire TV Stick and 4K Fire TV are still going

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="This past weekend we told you about two surprise sales that popped up on Amazon’s site. The first was on the Certified Refurbished Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote, which typically sells for $60 but was slashed to $39.99, making it the same price as Amazon’s Fire TV Stick.

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25
Sep

Amazon Fire TV Stick and Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD are now on sale

Amazon recently introduced a brand new Fire TV device with DVR for over-the-air television, but if you’re looking for something a bit cheaper, Amazon is running a sale on two of its current Fire TV devices. The Amazon Fire TV Stick and Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD are on sale. Both versions come with an Alexa Voice Remote to

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25
Sep

From Android 1.0 to Android 9.0, here’s how Google’s OS evolved over a decade

nimble eco friendly battery packs wireless charging pads android More The smartphone has come a long way since the first iPhone launched in 2007. While Apple’s iOS is arguably the world’s first smartphone operating system, Google’s Android is by far the most popular. Android has evolved significantly since its inception, first being released on an HTC-made T-Mobile device back in 2008.

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25
Sep

Amazon Announces Fire TV Recast Network-Connected DVR for Cord Cutters

© Provided by Variety Amazon used its fall event in Seattle on Thursday to announce a network-connected DVR. Dubbed the Fire TV Recast, the device is capable of recording free over-the-air broadcast programming and streaming it to multiple devices. Fire TV Recast will cost $229.99 for a two-tuner version with an integrated 500GB hard drive. The company will also sell a

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24
Sep

The 19 original shows Apple is producing in its push into TV as an 'expensive NBC'

Kevin Durant.Wilfredo Lee/AP Apple’s $1 billion push into original TV programming has gotten off to a slow start.  The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday that quality control issues from Apple CEO Tim Cook have largely been responsible for the company’s delayed production of the more than dozen shows it has ordered. Cook reportedly scrapped Dr. Dre’s original series, “Vital

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24
Sep

Today’s best deals: Fire TV Stick, Instant Pot, RoboVac, 4K Fire TV, 128GB microSD, Anker, sale, more

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="We’ve scoured the web to round up the best daily deals available on Monday, and we hope you’re sitting down because we’ve got some killer deals for you to check out today. Highlights include the insanely popular Instant Pot DUO60 at its lowest price since Prime Day, the best-selling RoboVac 11S Robot Vacuum

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24
Sep

tvOS 12.0.1 update for Apple TV now available

Apple has today released tvOS 12.0.1 to the public. The company doesn’t mention any new notable changes, so it’s likely that this is a minor bug fix and stability improvements update. Today’s release comes a week after the release of tvOS 12.0, which packed support for Dolby Atmos audio, new space wallpapers, and zero sign-on for a small number of

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24
Sep

You’ll soon be able to control a Roku using Google Assistant voice commands

Google has its own streaming platforms in Android TV and the Chromecast ecosystem, and both of those work brilliantly with the Google Assistant. Now, it’s looking like Roku is going to add support for letting users control a Roku with Assistant. The best gifts for Android users Alongside a new Roku device announced today, the company has revealed a few

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24
Sep

Deal: Amazon Discounts The Fire TV Stick With Alexa To $29 – September 2018

Amazon has discounted its hugely popular Fire TV Stick with Amazon Alexa, bringing it down to $29.99. Now at its regular price of $39.99, this was already a really good option for those looking for a HDMI streaming stick, now at $29.99 it is virtually an impulse buy. The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a HDMI stick that plugs into

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