I got to hold the Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra
Today Samsung announced the new Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra via the Galaxy Unpacked Livestream web broadcast. What are they really like to hold in the hand?
Urbanears Luma Wireless Earbuds Review
The Urbanears Luma wireless earbuds are now available for $99 which includes the wireless charging case.
Looking for a morally good laptop? Try the Librem 14
Ethical, secure, freedom-friendly technology gear is becoming increasingly rare. Thankfully, some are prioritizing that; like the new Librem 14.
Amazon Fire HD 8 (2020) review
If you’re on a budget, the Amazon Fire HD 8 is a great choice for couch consumption of content.
Collaborative notes and tasks come to Spike Messaging
Spike messaging, the least technologically segregated chat app, adds collaborative notes and task management features that still work with anyone who has a web browser.
TCL 10 Pro Review
The TCL 10 Pro has a ton of features and capabilities and it’s under $500.
Google Chromebook vs. Gallium Chromebook
Why would you want to run Gallium Linux on a Chromebook, when Chrome OS has Crostini Linux support built in? Read on for the answer.
Spike Video Chat is a great new free option for group video conferencing
Some of the other video conferencing options out there have been a security/privacy nightmare. Spike Video Chat is a new one with some very welcome advantages and improved simplicity.
How to have a Safe Video Call Party while Quarantined
Staying in because of the coronavirus outbreak? Learn how to have a Video Call Party that doesn’t violate the privacy of you and your friends.
Purism Librem Mini is a Freedom Friendly Home Server or Desktop
Purism’s laptop computers start at $1249, so a mini desktop that starts at $699 but gives you all of the same security features is a welcome addition.
Be careful about buying refurbished Chromebooks
When buying a refurbished Chromebook, be aware that some things might not work even after a hard reset.
A $99 Chromebook is so much better with Gallium Linux installed
Chrome OS is okay if all you need is a web browser, but upgrading a Chromebook to Gallium Linux turns your Chromebook into a much more powerful, serious computer.
Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G family
Did you hear? Samsung just announced its trio of Galaxy S20 5G smartphones. We were there and this is our hands-on. Check it out!
Wacom’s new MobileStudio Pro 13 is now available
The 2020 version of the Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 is now available with updated specs an upgradable body and included stand.
Why you should probably avoid Google’s RCS Text messaging chat feature
RCS is being promised as the upgrade to text messaging that we’ve been waiting for, but… why can’t we just use the internet for this?
Building your own mobile phone is serious fun
Making your own mobile phone sounds like a daunting task, but it’s actually really fun! We’re not talking about a fancy iPhone here, but it is still quite an excellent learning experience.
Kai OS impressions: the world’s #3 smartphone OS
Kai OS is rising from the ashes as the world’s 3rd most popular smartphone operating system. How does it stand up so far?
Pinebook Pro Review: A $200 laptop that’s only for cool people.
A Chromebook alternative where you don’t have to install Linux yourself? And it can also run Chromium OS or Android off an SD card? Sign me up!
Nokia 7.2 Review
Nokia’s new 7.2 Android One phone is priced for the midrange market and includes a 48Mp camera. How does it stack up?
Why are we still using phone numbers?
Often if you take a logic-based critical look at something that society has long taken for granted, you might see that it really doesn’t make sense in modern society.  It may have made sense many years, or decades, or centuries ago, but it clearly doesn’t make any sense today. In the age of the internet, phone numbers are another one of those things.
Hands on with Samsung Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion
Today Samsung is announcing two new series in their line of Galaxy Book laptops and tablet PC convertibles; the Samsung Galaxy Book Flex and the Galaxy Book Ion.
How to avoid paying extra for Gmail
Back in 2004, Gmail’s email storage system seemed unlimited. Today, there are many cases of Gmail users’ losing email functionality because their account storage limits are full. Here are some tips for managing that storage limit without losing your data.
Panasonic Toughbook FZ-55 Review
Being able to easily swap out hardware components in desktop towers and servers has always been pretty great, but what about in a laptop? Finally, some one made a modern laptop with modular components that are easy to replace.
“Frost” makes Facebook almost tolerable
The Facebook app on Android is not very well-designed and kind of bloated. There are a lot of ethical reasons to avoid it too. Frost for Facebook is a web wrapper that actually brings some excellent features to Facebook on Android.
Hands on with the HP Spectre x360 13
The 2019 version of the HP Spectre x360 13 is a lot smaller than the old one and it packs even more power than before. Take a look at our hands-on with this new premium tablet PC convertible.