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Review: Eve Button Offers Quick Physical Controls for Activating Your Favorite HomeKit Scenes

Elgato has been making HomeKit-enabled "Eve" Bluetooth accessories for several years now, and the company now boasts an impressive lineup that includes a range of sensors, switches and smart plugs, and motion detectors. Eve Button, Elgato's newest product, is a simple little three-gesture switch th...

Software

Game Saturday: The Wizard (RPG, Turn-based, online)

The Wizard is a turn-based strategy game with light roleplaying elements that you can play online in any modern browser. You control the apprentice wizard Kevin in the dungeon crawler who is following a thief deeper and deeper into a dungeon to retrieve his stolen goods. To do that, you combat all k...

Software

Theming KDE 5 Plasma

For many years KDE has been known as a powerhouse of a desktop environment, boasting both plenty of features as well as a wide array of bells and whistles for the eyecandy minded. Thankfully, KDE is also incredibly easy to theme. There are numerous ways available to theme, ranging from using third p...

Android

Samsung Now Offering Special Discounted Galaxy S9 Add-On Bundles ($400 Value for $99)

In previous years, Samsung almost always kicked off the pre-order period for their new flagship phone by offering up either a valuable freebie or at the very least, a discounted bundle of goods that was priced well below its total value. For the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung did no thing. Howeve...

Android

The surprising growth of used smartphones

While the global smartphone market saw a steep fall in sales in the last quarter according to all major research agencies, the used smartphone and refurbished market is gaining traction at a surprising rate. This is important because the numbers show that the smartphone market declined by betw...

Android

Android 8.0 Oreo update tracker – March 17, 2018

Welcome to our Android 8.0 Oreo update tracker. Following its public release in August 2017, Oreo is steadily finding its way to more and more Android smartphones. Google has been working to reduce fragmentation and ensure that more devices receive the latest Android version in a timely fashion. It...

Android

Alexa will talk less if you turn on new Brief Mode

Although Amazon hasn’t made a statement about it, Reddit users have discovered a new Brief Mode for Amazon Echo products. Brief Mode stops Alexa from issuing verbal affirmation after completing a task; the assistant emits a beep tone instead. The new feature also appears in the Alexa app for...

Android

Sony is rolling out Android Oreo for Xperia XA1 family

Sony has started rolling out Android Oreo to the Xperia XA1 family. Weighing a little under 900 MB, the update brings improved performance, security fixes, and all the new features that Google announced with Oreo back in 2017.The Xperia XA1, XA1 Plus, and XA1 Ultra are getting the Android Oreo upd...

Android

Amazon knows which Prime shows get you to subscribe to Prime

Leaked documents obtained by Reuters give us some new insight into how Amazon Prime Video helps Amazon’s bottom line. Viewership for Amazon’s video content is at about half of what Netflix has for subscribers. Amazon’s original shows get people to sign up for Amazon Pri...

Computing

Microsoft wants you to open more of your links in the Edge browser

Are you using Microsoft Edge much at the moment? You might soon be opening it up a lot more if you're using a preview version of Windows 10, because Microsoft is testing out the idea of forcing you to use Edge to open links from Windows Mail – in the same way that links from Mail on iOS have t...


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