A VR Acquisition

Google buys eye tracking company to help with its standalone VR headset

Google is working on a standalone VR headset that doesn’t use a phone. The device is said to combine eye tracking technology with other sensors to map the real world in front of the user in order to display digital objects alongside real-world objects.

A Penny Saved...

UMI MAX Android Phone Review

For the past month I have been testing the UMI MAX smartphone, a budget Android phone under $200. Admittedly, when I first received the phone, I was skeptical about its capabilities, but it happily surprised me.

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7 tips & tricks to get the most out of Hangouts

Google Hangouts is one of the most in-depth and comprehensive messaging apps available today. Here are some tips & tricks to help you master this great service

What recall?

Scalpers in Hong Kong are still selling the Galaxy Note 7

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been recalled worldwide, but phone scalpers in Hong Kong are still trying to get their money’s worth with the recalled device by offering a “special price” to those curious enough to enquire about the phone.

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How to find a lost or stolen Android phone [Android 101]

So you’ve lost your Android phone and you don’t want to spend upwards of hundreds of dollars to replace it, eh? As important as smartphones have become in our everyday lives, misplacing them is one of the most scary things that can happen. We discuss some things you can do to get it back, even if you weren’t prepared to have it happen!