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DIY DeX Laptop turns MacBook Pro into portable DeX Station

DIY DeX Laptop turns MacBook Pro into portable DeX Station

Samsung DeX shows a lot of promise, but half of that promise is rendered useless by the one essential part of that formula: the DeX Station. The idea of using your Galaxy smartphone as your computer

Twitter testing out a Lite Android app in the Philippines

Not all countries are blessed with really fast Internet or with relatively cheap data plans. The Philippines is one such country that struggles with both, even as they are considered the social media
2018 Honda Odyssey lands 5-star overall vehicle score from NHTSA

2018 Honda Odyssey lands 5-star overall vehicle score from NHTSA

Honda is taking some time to brag on its 2018 Odyssey minivan. The vehicle earned a 5-star overall vehicle score from the NHTSA. The Odyssey earned the NHTSA Top Safety Pick+ designation when equipped
Force rebooting an iPhone 8 is like a Konami code

Force rebooting an iPhone 8 is like a Konami code

It may sound prehistoric, but there will always be times when you need to forcibly turn off your smartphone. That may be because it froze or, in the case of Apple devices, you see the dreaded “Connect

Vivo announces the X20, X20 Plus with Full View display

After launching the V7+ as an Amazon India exlusive Vivo, here’s Vivo with two new smartphones: the Vivo X20 and the Vivo X20 Plus. This duo was announced in China where Vivo is one of the most
LG V30 to also get Second Year Promise warranty

LG V30 to also get Second Year Promise warranty

The LG V30 hasn’t yet actually landed in US shores but it is already sweetening the pot, so to speak. In addition to possibly having one of the most accessible prices among this year’s top of the line

Sony Xperia XZ Premium reviewed with DxOMark’s new camera protocols

DxOMark recently updated their mobile camera review protocols to include new elements such as Focus and Bokeh. These are the trends today and it will be clear that single camera sensor setups will
Sony Xperia XZ Premium DxOMark score fails to impress

Sony Xperia XZ Premium DxOMark score fails to impress

You’d think that years, nay decades, of experience in the digital camera market, not to mention a head start in the smartphone camera market would give you a strong lead in the long run. Apparently
Android “Check for Updates” button now actually gets latest version

Android “Check for Updates” button now actually gets latest version

Every Android user has been there, whether or not they own a Nexus or an OEM device. They hear that the latest Android version has been rolled out for their device and they head on over to the
Huawei Maimang 6 official, 18:9 screen, 4 cameras

Huawei Maimang 6 official, 18:9 screen, 4 cameras

Even before the Huawei Mate 10 could break cover, it seems that its “smaller” sibling has gotten a head start. In China, Huawei officially revealed the Maimang 6. A weird name for English-speaking
8th gen Intel Core desktop processors launched for gamers, creators

8th gen Intel Core desktop processors launched for gamers, creators

Smartphones and tablets may have cannibalized a large chunk of the PC market, but there is still one segment where the venerable desktop remains unchallenged: gaming and content creation.
Samsung SM-G888N0 “Galaxy X” foldable phone certified in Korea

Samsung SM-G888N0 “Galaxy X” foldable phone certified in Korea

It seems that Samsung is really making true its word that it will finally be making available one of its most hyped moonshot devices. Over at Korea’s National Radio Research Agency, the country’s
iPhone 8 Plus is now DxOMark’s highest rated phone camera

iPhone 8 Plus is now DxOMark’s highest rated phone camera

Camera benchmark specialists DxO just recently revised their testing procedures and ratings to make room for modern smartphone camera features. And that update may have just given Apple the advantage
Apple says iPhone 3D Touch multitasking gesture will return in iOS 11

Apple says iPhone 3D Touch multitasking gesture will return in iOS 11

On iOS 10, the iPhone had two ways of bringing up the multitasking feature for quickly switching between apps: the commonly known double-tap of the home button, or a 3D Touch gesture that used a firm
Kohl’s will soon accept your Amazon returns

Kohl’s will soon accept your Amazon returns

Earlier this month a new partnership between Amazon and Kohl’s was announced, with the brick-and-mortar retailer starting to sell the online giant’s branded hardware, like the Echo speakers, in
Twitter Lite begins testing on Android for slow data speed markets

Twitter Lite begins testing on Android for slow data speed markets

Facebook may have paved the way with the “lite” versions of its various apps, but now other social networks, including Twitter, are getting in on the trend of offering scaled-back apps for users in
Nintendo online accounts now have two-step authentication

Nintendo online accounts now have two-step authentication

These days, two-step authentication is a staple in good online security practices, the same as not re-using passwords on multiple accounts/websites. Thankfully Nintendo has learned from Sony’s past
Xbox One streamers can now use a third-party USB camera

Xbox One streamers can now use a third-party USB camera

When it comes to streaming games, both the Xbox One and PS4 can easily broadcast their gameplay to services like Twitch and YouTube. But to be a professional streamer with a large audience, gamers
Lenovo’s 25th anniversary ThinkPad leaks with images and details

Lenovo’s 25th anniversary ThinkPad leaks with images and details

We’ve been hearing rumors about a retro-inspired special edition ThinkPad for a while now, but with the 25th anniversary of IBM’s iconic laptop arriving next month, it looks like the real deal is
This LEGO Ninjago Movie ship is epic: behold the Golden Banana

This LEGO Ninjago Movie ship is epic: behold the Golden Banana

This is the Destiny’s Bounty, and it’s arrived at SlashGear just in time for The Ninjago Movie premiere. The Ninjago Movie is coming to theaters in the United States this weekend, and this ship aims