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Deal: BLU R1 Plus on sale for $109.99

By DailyNews | On Sat, Apr 29th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Right on schedule, the BLU R1 Plus has had its price cut by $50. Amazon and Best Buy are now selling the new BLU R1 Plus for $109.99, which is $50 off its normal asking price. This deal is only available today, April 29, so you don’t have long to act if you’re thinking about taking advantage of this deal. The BLU R1 Plus is Prime-eligible, so Amazon Prime subscribers can get their phone. 

Amazon reportedly working on an Echo with a built-in screen

By DailyNews | On Sat, Apr 29th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Earlier this week, Amazon officially announced a brand new Echo device called the Echo Look, which features a camera to judge your wardrobe decisions. Now CNET reports that, based on information gathered from a person familiar with Amazon’s plans, that the Echo lineup will soon expand just a bit more. The source says that Amazon could unveil an Echo device with a built-in screen as. 

BLU R1 Plus launching today with 5.5-inch screen and 4000mAh battery

By DailyNews | On Sat, Apr 29th, 2017 - No Comments »
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The latest Android smartphone from BLU Products has arrived. The BLU R1 Plus launched today as the follow-up to last year’s BLU R1 HD. The R1 Plus offers several upgrades over the R1 HD, including a larger 5.5-inch 1280×720 display (the R1 HD has a 5-inch display), 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage (the R1 HD has 1GB/8GB and 2GB/16GB models), and a beefy 4000mAh battery (the R1 HD comes. 

Rumors of an LG G6 Mini unclear

By DailyNews | On Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Rumors of an LG G6 Mini began yesterday with TechnoBuffalo publishing an article stating that a leaked internal document speaks of an LG G6 Mini. LG recently released its G6 flagship smartphone, and the Korean manufacturer has previously released mini versions of major devices. In this case, however, it is unclear if the G6 Mini will make it to market. The article refers to the device as. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 home button shifts to prevent burn-in

By DailyNews | On Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 - No Comments »

If you’ve been using technology for a while, burn-in is nothing new to you. It occurs when an image stays on-screen long enough to permanently show, even when the image changes. Though some types of displays are more sensitive to burn-in than others, it’s a phenomenon that can happen to almost any display. OLED displays are especially vulnerable. If you own an Android Wear smartwatch. 

Onkyo and Pioneer add Chromecast functionality to receivers via software update

By DailyNews | On Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 - No Comments »
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It’s not often that major functionality comes to older products via a free software update, but that’s exactly what’s happening with Onkyo and Pioneer receivers. The two companies have announced that their newer receivers are getting an update with Chomecast functionality. Unlike many streaming functions, Chromecast doesn’t actually need special hardware. Thus older. 

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Discord, Spotify Music

By DailyNews | On Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates. 

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ to get Nougat update next week

By DailyNews | On Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 - No Comments »
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If you own a T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, you’re in for a treat. T-Mobile announced that the Android 7.0 Nougat has finally been approved for the device and will begin rolling out early next week. The Nougat update is a big one and includes a new Doze mode for better battery life, split-screen multitasking, switching between the last used apps by double tapping the recent apps. 

Google WiFi now available in Canada for $179 CAD

By DailyNews | On Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Google WiFi is a great little router that’s capable of building a mesh network. You can set up multiple devices together that wirelessly extend your network, though one alone does a pretty good job. It’s supplemented by a very simple and intuitive mobile app to control it. The little router is now for sale in Canada for $179 CAD on the Google Store, which is about the same price. 

HTC teases the squeezable U 11 in new video

By DailyNews | On Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 - No Comments »
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Earlier this year, HTC launched the U Ultra, a big phone with a secondary display, but the company already has a new flagship handset coming down the pipe. The HTC U 11 is the rumored name for the handset that HTC has confirmed will be unveiled on May 16. To keep folks interested, HTC has published a quick 30-second video to its YouTube channel that teases the upcoming squeezable handset. The.