Tag Archive: Better


Google gives Chromecast platform a much better name

Google’s Chromecast platform has been given a brand new name: Google Cast. The new name makes more sense given the platform’s ability to stream more than just Chrome tabs, but the Chromecast dongle lineup will retain the old moniker for now. Google has updated its website to reflect the name change, and to make it clear that […]

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Four apps that offer a better Apple Music experience

I recently expressed my frustrations with Apple Music and why I didn’t plan to continue using the service. I want to love Apple Music. Siri integration and the ability to have a singular place to listen to all my music, both streamed and purchased, would be a dream come true. Unfortunately Apple Music currently has […]

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How to make your iPhone run better in 10 seconds

We love our iPhones, but they can act up sometimes. Apps will slow down or crash, things don’t run as smoothly as we’d like, or sometimes things just get weird, and we don’t know why. Usually, the solution is to power off and restart the device, but if you inexplicably only have 10 seconds to […]

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Apple could sell an updated iPhone 5s with better internals

There have been plenty of reports about a possible new 4-inch iPhone in the works. A new report, however, claims that the device is essentially an “iPhone 5s Mark II,” and even runs through the supposed internal components of the handset. Best of all, it’s reportedly ready for production and can be shipped any time […]

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One of the most iconic game controllers is back and better than ever [Deals]

For gamers of a certain age, there are few things as familiar and full of memories as the look and feel of the Super Nintendo controller. Those golden days of gaming are 30 years in the past, but they’re not gone. In fact, they’re still here and better than ever with 8Bitdo’s SNES30 Bluetooth Game […]

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A great mountain bike helmet gets even better for your brainpan

Lust List: Forefront bike helmet with MIPS by Smith Optics There’s MIPS in that there Forefront. Smith Optics’ Forefront mountain bike helmet has been around for a bit and has gotten excellent reviews from both the media and the man on the trail. Now Smith has added the latest buzzword in safety — MIPS, or […]

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A great mountain bike helmet gets even better for your brainpan

Lust List: Forefront bike helmet with MIPS by Smith Optics There’s MIPS in that there Forefront. Smith Optics’ Forefront mountain bike helmet has been around for a bit and has gotten excellent reviews from both the media and the man on the trail. Now Smith has added the latest buzzword in safety — MIPS, or […]

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Would iTunes work better split into 16 different apps?

Apple gets a lot of kudos for its design chops, but there’s one product everyone thinks Cupertino can improve: iTunes. The bloated swiss army knife app for managing everything from your music library to the apps on your iPhone has been begging for a rethink for years. Yet for whatever reason, Apple has yet to […]

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iPad Pro looks awesome, but is Surface Pro 4 even better?

Whether you like it or not, 2-in-1 tablets that turn into laptops are a thing. Microsoft’s Surface was one of the first to kick off this trend, and with the Surface Pro 4 that was announced this week, it is making the 2-in-1 an even more compelling device. For the same price as an iPad Pro […]

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5 ways ‘Hey Siri’ will change your life for the better

iOS 9’s new always-listening “Hey Siri” feature promises to be a game-changer for Apple’s AI assistant. That goes double for iPhone 6s users, since they won’t have to plug in their handsets to to use Siri’s new voice activation tech. So how exactly will “Hey Siri” improve your life? Let us count the ways… I’ve been a […]

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