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Are those cheap VR headsets worth it?

What's the harm in buying the cheapest VR headset you can find? The absolute coolest thing Google has done with VR is make it something truly accessible to everyone. Earlier this year, Hallmark started building Google Cardboard headset...Show More Summary

YouTube's new VR180 format makes virtual reality easy to create

YouTube's new VR180 video format bridges the gap between 2D and VR, and it's going to be a big deal. At VidCon 2017, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced some big things for the platform, including a mind-blowing statistic: 1.5 billion...Show More Summary

Two years on, the original Huawei Watch is still one of the best Android wearables

If you don't want LTE — and let's be honest, you don't want LTE — Huawei's original Android watch remains a fantastic option. Android Wear is kind of all over the place right now. All the watches released in the past few months haveShow More Summary

Flip phones are making a comeback

With the announcement of Samsung's Galaxy Folder 2 flip phone in South Korea, it's a wonder if we're backtracking through time to when phones were simpler things. I can't believe I'm writing about a flip phone in 2017, but lo and behold,...Show More Summary

The beginner's guide to Plex

Plex is an amazing tool to access your media content on all your devices. Here's a quick beginners guide to getting up and running. Plex is one of those services that has been around for some time but many of us might have passed over...Show More Summary

Get the paper out on time with Special Delivery on PlayStation VR

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Special Delivery is here for Playstation VR! There are some games that look so simple and fun you're compelled to give them a try immediately. Special Delivery on PlayStation VR is most definitely one of them. Show More Summary

Win a Logitech ZeroTouch road trip prize pack!

A great road trip is just a hand gesture away! It's hot. It's sunny. It's summer. It's road trip time! As we approach July 4th, we thought it would be a great idea to bring you an amazing contest from our friends at Logitech. The company...Show More Summary

Moto E4 review: Keeping it simple

The Moto E4 is one of the best prepaid deals you can get right now. The Moto E4 is fine. It's not particularly good looking or powerful, nor is it filled with features. When you think a generic smartphone, this is kind of what you think of. And yet, for $129, I would probably recommend it, warts and all, over any other phone. Show More Summary

How to track what's being said to Alexa with the history feature

Alexa history automatically saves your conversations; here's how to review them. Alexa, the Amazon Echo's virtual assistant, learns about you as you interact with her, and part of the reason she's able to do this is that she records all of your conversations. Show More Summary

OnePlus 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 camera comparison: Playing catch-up

No matter what we pay for phones, we always want a great camera. OnePlus has consistently nailed the core experience of a high-end smartphone, over-achieving its price in so many ways. But one area where it felt more native to its price point was the camera — but the OnePlus 5 is designed to change that. Show More Summary

Best Selfie Sticks for Galaxy S8

But first… Let me tell you that they're not as bad as everyone says. I'm as against selfie culture as anyone, but when you and the missus (or mister) are out on vacation and don't feel like bothering anyone to take a photo of you, a selfie stick and really come in handy. Show More Summary

A look at the Android smartphones still to come in 2017

Like sands through the hourglass, so does the smartphone release cycle seem churn in perpetuity. Samsung, LG, and HTC may have been first to bat with their flagship smartphones, but there are still plenty more device launches to look forward to. Show More Summary

These are the official OnePlus cases for the OnePlus 5

You have stylish OnePlus 5 case options right from Day 1. Even though its newer phones don't offer removable backs like the OnePlus One and 2 did, OnePlus has put a notable amount of time into guaranteeing that you have a set of sleek, simple cases available to protect and personalize its phones. Show More Summary

Android O brings huge improvements for VR

For Google Daydream, software is as important as the hardware. Mobile VR has come a long way since Google Cardboard. And it's one area where a lot of different companies have ideas for how it can get even better. We're nowhere near a...Show More Summary

Protect your LG G6 with this impact absorbing case for just $25

The LG G6 packs super slim bezels and a whole lot of screen, which means you likely will want to keep it protected. Pelican’s Protector case offers a single layer of impact absorbing protection without a whole lot of bulk, and right now you can pick one up for just $25. ...

OnePlus 5 now official in India for ?32,999: Everything you need to know

The OnePlus 5 makes its debut in India, and you can pick one up starting today. India is a key market for OnePlus, and just two days after unveiled its latest flagship, the company is launching the device in the country. To say thatShow More Summary

Xiaomi Redmi 4: Everything you need to know

The Redmi 4 is one of the best smartphones available for under ?10,000 right now. Xiaomi saw a lot of success with the Redmi 3S in India — over 4 million units were sold, making it the best-selling phone in the online segment. The Chinese manufacturer is looking to do the same with the Redmi 4, its latest entrant in the budget segment in India. Show More Summary

The OnePlus 5 audio review [#acpodcast]

This week, Daniel, Andrew, Alex and special guest Michael Fisher (MrMobile) talk about one thing — the OnePlus 5. From design to performance to whether the dual camera lives up to expectations, join them as they run through one of the...Show More Summary

Samsung teams up with MLB for VR baseball highlights

Samsung and Major League Baseball want you to experience the spectacle of VR. This is pretty neat. Samsung has teamed up with Major League Baseball to offer more than 20 virtual reality videos of America's great pastime for the GearShow More Summary

How to take the best Cardboard Camera photos

Flawless Cardboard Camera photos are not complicated, and so much fun to share. Grabbing a good panorama of that perfect sunrise is often quite rewarding, but if you're a fan of VR photos you can one-up your game with Cardboard Camera. Show More Summary

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