Archive for December, 2016

Google confirms several new Daydream VR apps rolling out

Google confirms several new Daydream VR apps rolling out

First up, Google says that there are a number of new Daydream VR apps rolling out today. Those include: Lego BrickHeadz Builder VR HBO Now and HBO Go Gunjack 2: End of Shift NextVR Layers of Fear: Solitude Wands Underworld Overlord Netflix (coming later this month) Need for Speed No Limits VR (coming later this


Black Pearl Galaxy S7 edge official, launching December 9 with 128GB of storage

Black Pearl Galaxy S7 edge official, launching December 9 with 128GB of storage

As expected, Samsung is prepping a new color for the Galaxy S7 edge. The Black Pearl Galaxy S7 edge is now official. Samsung confirmed the device tonight, saying that it’ll launch in “select markets” on December 9. Unfortunately, there’s no word yet on exactly which markets those are. The Black Pearl Galaxy S7 edge is


iOS 10.2 beta 5 now available for download

iOS 10.2 beta 5 now available for download

Days after releasing iOS 10.2 beta 4, Apple has unleashed another beta update. iOS 10.2 beta 5 is now rolling out to registered developers. If that’s you, you can grab the update from Apple’s Developer Center or over the air. This update is also available to public testers in the Apple Beta Software Program. Apple

Cricket Wireless deal includes Alcatel Idol 4 and VR goggles for $99.99

Cricket Wireless deal includes Alcatel Idol 4 and VR goggles for $99.99

If you’re looking for a deal on a new Android smartphone, Cricket and Alcatel have an offer for you. The Alcatel Idol 4 is now on sale at Cricket Wireless for $99.99 with activation on a $30 plan or higher. This price includes a pair of virtual reality goggles. Cricket’s Idol 4 sale will run


Sprint promo offering unlimited high-speed data in Mexico and the Caribbean

Sprint promo offering unlimited high-speed data in Mexico and the Caribbean

Now that it’s winter, many parts of the US will be getting cold and snowy. Some folks in those areas will escape to warmer parts of the globe, and so Sprint has announced a new promotion for them. Starting today, December 9, Sprint is offering unlimited high-speed data to customers traveling to Mexico and the

Which wireless headphones are you using?

Which wireless headphones are you using?

I always have a pair of headphones on me. That’s just been the case since high school. Any time that I’m going outside, I pop a pair in my ears, or on my ears depending on the situation, and I listen to music wherever I’m going. Everyone that knows me personally knows I’m usually equipped


Siri needs to get more proactive

Siri needs to get more proactive

Every once in a while, I’ll check in with other digital personal assistants. I use the feature so infrequently, both on Android and iOS, that any real milestones with these types of things don’t have a lasting effect. I was pretty excited to see how Google expanded Now On Tap with Assistant, though, especially as

Could the S8 succeed with no headphone jack? Probably

Could the S8 succeed with no headphone jack? Probably

2016 is the first year where manufacturers seem to be taking the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack to the next level. Companies like Lenovo, HTC, and most notably Apple have decided that the 3.5mm connector is not important enough to keep for one reason or another, and it looks like one more company may