Tough and Cheap

Samsung’s Galaxy Xcover 4 can take a big beating for cheap

If you find yourself working out in the elements or simply want a phone that won’t whimper every time you touch it — but also don’t want to shell out a ton of money for it — Samsung has a new option for you. It’s the 4th edition of the Samsung Galaxy Xcover.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Review

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active is the fourth phone in Samsung’s Active line. It brings an extra layer of toughness to the Samsung Galaxy S7, but this year the difference between the two is smaller than ever.

Stronger Than We Thought?

The LG G6’s backside survives a scratch test, but what about the front?

We normally don’t see device torture tests come to light until the device has launched and folks crazy (and rich) enough to abuse it get their hands on it. That’s not the case with the LG G6 in the hands of Gadgety, who has it well ahead of everyone else. They took a knife — …

OTA Updates

Honor 6X Nougat beta launched in the US

Huawei has announced a Nougat beta for the Honor 6X in the United States. Alongside Nougat, this update will also bring the latest EMUI, which is version 5.0 if you aren’t caught up.

TV + YouTube

YouTube is launching a streaming TV service for $35

It’s been a while since we heard rumors about YouTube’s plans to launch a TV streaming service, but now it’s official. YouTube has announced a new streaming service that will mix live TV with online video.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review

Last year, many considered the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to be a disappointment. It wasn’t a clear upgrade from the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. This year, Samsung isn’t taking any chances. They’ve thrown everything but the kitchen sink into the Note. Does a list of features longer than some books make for a great device?

Trying to Fit in

Here’s why Huawei has yet to make a big splash in the US

As Huawei company prepares for a widespread launch of their brand new Huawei P10 across Canada, it spawned the question: why aren’t they doing the same in the US, who are neighbors just to the south?

Deals

12 Amazon Tech Deals Worth Checking Out

We all know that searching for deals can be a tedious task and sometimes you might not find what you want. Amazon currently has a myriad of consumer electronics currently on sale with some substantial discounts.

Add to Calendar

10 Tips & Tricks to get the most out of Google Calendar

Google Calendar is arguably the biggest advancement in calendars since they started printing them out with cat photos. To get the most out of this powerful productivity tool, there are a few tips and tricks you should know about.