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Amazon Underground Goes Six Feet Under

Amazon has tried for years to build their Appstore into a real competitor to Google Play. Part of that strategy was to give away normally paid apps, and insert ads in place of payment; Amazon helped the developers make money via ads, consumers were able to access normally paid apps for free, and Amazon could build their library of apps.

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V-MODA Launches the Crossfade 2 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

V-MODA headphones are, consistently, my favorite line of headphones. And my favorite V-MODA offering? The V-MODA Crossfade Wireless Over-Ear headphones. The headphones offer the best of both worlds. They are amazing wired headphones and, fantastic wireless headphones too. Now the company is launched the next generation of their wireless headphones. The V-MODA Crossfade 2 Wireless Over-Ear headphones look amazing!



Sandman Clock Proves a Sucker Is Born Every Minute

We get a lot of product pitches here, but one caught my eye not for the features, but for the exorbitant price relative to the value. Palo Alto Innovations is clearly quite proud of their Sandman Clock, but at $49.99 it appears to be a ridiculously overpriced alarm clock with a USB hub slapped on the back.


LastPass Warns About Extension Vulnerability

Popular password manager LastPass is warning about a security vulnerability in its browser extension. Based on the wording it appears the vulnerability exists when launching password protected sites via the extension (as opposed to looking up data). LastPass had a reported 7 million users when they were acquired by LogMeIn in 2015.


Marshall Announces Their Monitor Bluetooth Headphones

Today Marshall announced their latest Bluetooth product that is sure to be on any audiophile’s list of things to buy in 2017. Considered Marshall’s ultimate Bluetooth headphones are the Marshall Monitor Bluetooth Headphones, a premium pair of headphones that will feature Hi-Fi, Bluetooth APTX compatibilities, on top of 30+ hours of studio quality playtime on a single charge.


Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+: Beautiful Phones with So Many Features

Today, Samsung announced their new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, which will be available starting April 21; pre-orders start on March 30th with an exclusive offer. The GS8 will have a 5.8″ infinity display, and the GS8+ will have a 6.2″ infinity display and a Snapdragon A35 processor.


Here Are a Few Accessories for Samsung’s Latest Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

With the announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus this week, a lot of you may be looking for some accessories for the phone in advance of the smartphone arriving at your doorstep. Luckily there are a few cases who are already ahead of the curve, making their accessories available for purchase. Here are a few of them:  …


T-Mobile Set to Automatically Block Scam Callers April 5, 2017

T-Mobile today announced a new service named Scam Block. According to them. it will be live for most subscribers beginning on April 5, 2017. The service appears to work similarly to apps such as Hiya,  Truecaller and even the updated Android phone app which analyze incoming calls in real-time and display a notification for suspected scam or spam calling.



Humon Changes How We Measure Fitness

Fitness trackers sound good on paper, but the reality is they only measure one tiny slice of fitness. Cardio and steps are important, but they aren’t a full picture. Humon is a new wearable that seeks to rectify that by measuring muscle endurance instead of steps, and it’s a pretty brilliant concept!