The Achilles’ heel of most smartphones, the iPhone included, is battery life. Let’s face it, our iOS devices rarely last on a full charge for as long as we’d like them to. That’s why battery packs and cases are so popular, but wouldn’t it be nice to have some idea …read more
Here is a roundup of everything published on GearAdvice for February 27, 2017. Happy National Public Sleeping Day!
Be sure to follow GearAdvice on Twitter so you can be immediately informed of the best deals of the day as well as be alerted to when we post a new …read more
The streaming TV market is getting even more crowded as YouTube has just announced that its YouTube TV service is “coming soon.” The rollout, at least at the beginning, will be limited to the “largest U.S. markets.”
Up to six accounts
Costing $35 per month, Google says it will feature 40 …read more
SoundCloud has just introduced a new streaming music tier to its lineup – SoundCloud Go. Costing $4.99 per month, the service provides access to more than 120 million tracks in an ad-free environment while also allowing users to listen their music offline.
A mid-tier option
The previous paid option from the …read more
Apple has just released tvOS 10.2 beta 4 to registered developers. Any eligible developer will have to connect the streaming TV box to a computer and update via iTunes or Apple Configurator.
According to the release notes, here are all the minor changes:
Is iCloud down?
Apple iCloud outages are never good. They’re now easier to understand, however, thanks to a significant design change made on the iCloud Status site.
Apple has long offered an System Status site to alert you whenever there’s a problem with iCloud. Until now, however, the site only …read more
Amazon is offering the Inateck 10W iPhone Speaker Dock for Just $17 when you use promo code SJARBU5U at checkout. That’s a 75 percent discount!
It’s pretty rare to see a Bluetooth speaker with dual 5W drivers for under $20. And it’s even less common to see them with …read more
Apple doesn’t make it easy to manage temporary files on the iPhone and iPad, unfortunately. Once you’ve been using your device for a while, you might find yourself running out of free storage space, and wishing there was an easy way to clean out the cruft. Sure, you could go …read more
What is Amazon Voice ID?
Amazon’s voice assistant technology, Alexa, can answer questions and perform countless tasks just by hearing a voice. Soon, it might be able to distinguish between speakers based on those voices, according to Time.
According to “people familiar” with Amazon’s Alexa strategy, the company is …read more
While our smartphones and other mobile devices have continued to get thinner, lighter, and more efficient, there are still times when we could use a little extra battery life. The market for portable chargers has offered us a variety of options ranging from the ultra-portable to the ultra-powerful. Here, we’ve …read more