Solve group chat issues with GroupMe (app review)

Solve group chat issues with GroupMe (app review)

In a perfect world, there would be only one standard messaging platform that everyone uses to communicate with each other. Instead, we have an multitude of apps that vie for messaging dominance. iPhone users are spoiled with the best messaging platform of all, iMessage. Messaging on different Apple products is seamless and group messages with other iPhone users is incredibly quick and snappy. Android … Continue Reading >

Ungrip: The simple solution for big phones (review)

Ungrip: The simple solution for big phones (review)

I’ve always been opposed to the phablet movement. Not because I don’t think big screens are useful. I love the extra real estate on a device that you are constantly looking at. I just have embarrassingly small hands. The last phone that fit comfortably in one hand was the miniature iPhone 4. I’ve paid the price with my larger iPhone 6S, where I have … Continue Reading >

Samsung Galaxy S8 Alcantara Cover: As premium as it gets (review)

Samsung Galaxy S8 Alcantara Cover: As premium as it gets (review)

By all measures, minus price, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is the best Android smartphone you can get in 2017. Sure there are plenty of other great phones, but none can beat the Galaxy S8 in any category, especially in the premium one. Its glass and metal design make it the best looking smartphone. It also makes it a fragile phone if it is dropped. … Continue Reading >

How to turn on/off notifications for Gmail on your iPhones and Androids

Tired of getting email notifications on your smartphones? Almost 90% of the email that is sent to your email address is spam and getting notifications on your devices can get old, fast. Luckily you can turn off notifications for each email account in your Gmail app. Here’s how: Android instructions First, turn on notifications & choose your settings Open the Gmail app . In the … Continue Reading >

I used the iPhone 7 Plus then switched to the Galaxy S8+ and back to the iPhone 7. Here are my thoughts.

I used the iPhone 7 Plus then switched to the Galaxy S8+ and back to the iPhone 7. Here are my thoughts.

Google vs Apple. Android vs iOS. The debate of which is better will probably never end because everyone wants the best for themselves. These days smartphones are as essential to our daily lives as our automobiles. For some, smartphones are even more essential as they are giving up their cars in favor of Uber and Lyft. We use our smartphones for a multitude of … Continue Reading >

The Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ can send emergency messages. Here’s how to enable SOS functionality.

The Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ can send emergency messages. Here’s how to enable SOS functionality.

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ you know there are an abundance of features that no other Android phones have. In the past I used to think many of TouchWiz features were rather useless, but over time Samsung has managed to add very useful additions that can improve my daily life. One feature that I never hope to use, but have activated, is … Continue Reading >

Heads Up! Is Simple And Fun For Everyone (App Review)

Heads Up! Is Simple And Fun For Everyone (App Review)

Download QR-Code Heads Up! Developer: Warner Bros. Price: $0.99+ Download QR-Code Heads Up! Developer: Warner Bros. International Enterprises Price: Free+ The classic game of charades just got a major upgrade. Created by the Ellen DeGeneres Show, Heads Up! is an entertaining and simple game that you can play with one friend or one hundred. All you have to do is place your phone in … Continue Reading >

5 digital subscription services I can’t live without on my Android and iOS devices

5 digital subscription services I can’t live without on my Android and iOS devices

Subscription services are all the rage these days. Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music Unlimited, TIDAL, Pandora, Google Play Music and Slacker are worth billions of dollars combined and aren’t even all of the available music services available in the App Store or Google Play Store. Video streaming services have even more options. Chances are you are subscribed to at least one subscription if you … Continue Reading >

Top 10 tech gadgets from the AmazonBasics store

Top 10 tech gadgets from the AmazonBasics store

Amazon has changed the way I shop. If I ever need anything, I usually follow the same process. Search the item on Amazon, read a couple of reviews, make sure it’s eligible for Amazon Prime, rinse and repeat. If I really want something the next day, I’ll go to the nearest Best Buy and price match the item. Amazon has even convinced my parents … Continue Reading >