Top things you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note 9's SD card slot

One of Samsung's pillar features is the inclusion of a microSD card slot, which has stuck around so so many other companies eschewed the expansion slot. Those that have stuck with microSD card expansion have primarily only done so on low-end phones. So the fact that the Galaxy Note 9 still has a place for removable storage is increasingly rare. Yes you can get a Note 9 with up to 512GB of storage, but most people will be getting the base model with 128GB — and somewhere down the road they'll need more.

Verizon cut its internet rates, even Fios, to just $25 for wireless customers

What you need to knowCustomers with a premium 5G wireless plan from Verizon can get internet service from the carrier for just $24.99 per month.Previously available for LTE Home Internet and 5G Home Internet, Verizon has reduced the price of its 300Mbps Fios internet to match.Existing Fios customers on the 1Gig plan can save $10 per month if they switch to one of Verizon's premium 5G plans.Verizon wants to be your one-stop-shop for connectivity and is willing to reduce its prices to make it happen.

Why you should buy the Amazon Fire HD 8 Plus instead of an Echo Show

I've written quite a bit about how much my family and I love and rely on Amazon's devices and services, especially the Echo line of smart speakers. In addition to several "regular" Echo and Echo Dot speakers, I have an Echo Show 5 in my office. It's one of my favorite gadgets in the house because it continuously scrolls through my favorite photos, gives me news and weather updates at a glance, and lets me watch videos or see song lyrics while I'm working.

5 things I want Wear OS 3 to adopt from Tizen

The new Wear OS 3.0 is inching closer and closer by the day, and saying that smartwatch fans on the Android side of things are excited would be an understatement. I have been using Wear OS since it was Android Wear but have dabbled in the world of Samsung's Tizen-based wearables along the way, as well. In my use of the two platforms and a variety of hardware, I have grown excited for Samsung to make a Wear OS watch and come up with a few things I hope that this new co-developed Wear OS 3.

6 features from iOS 12 that need to come to Android

The WWDC Keynote just wrapped up and we got to see everything we are supposed to see about iOS 12. We're Android folks 'round these parts, but that doesn't mean we can't recognize a good thing when we see it. I'm all for letting company executives and ever-faithful fans fight about who copied who and who did it better and everything else as long as it means my phone can do something that makes my life easier.

Acer's Chromebook Spin 714 and Tab 510 offer plenty of power and a dockable USI stylus

What you need to knowAcer has announced the Chromebook Spin 714 and Chromebook Tab 510, along with Enterprise editions of both.The Chromebook Spin 714 is powered by 12th Gen Intel chips and includes a dockable USI stylus.Acer's Chromebook Tab 510 uses the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 platform, also offers a stylus, and more.It was only a matter of time, but the wave of 12th Gen Intel-powered Chromebooks is finally starting to come through.

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Best 18W chargers for Google Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 in 2022 By Christine Persaud published 5 July 22 Looking for a spare 18W charger for your Google Pixel 4a and/or Google Pixel 5 smartphone? We've rounded up a selection of the best options for charging at home, in the car, and on the go. ncG1vNJzZmivp6x7orrDq6ainJOau7W%2BwKVlnKedZK%2Bmv9NmoKerpaGutbHDZq6arJWneqO7062jnqtdqMG2sMSnq6w%3D

Best Accessories for the Moto Z2 Force

The Moto Z2 Force sure is an interesting 2017 flagship. With a top-end Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB of RAM and the power of Moto Mods in its back pocket, its a formidable device that's made all the better with accessories. From battery packs to Bluetooth headphones to the wide range of Moto Mods available, let's dive right into the best accessories for the Moto Z2 Force. Moto ModsOne of the biggest selling points of the Moto Z lineup is the ability to snap on a growing assortment of Moto Mods.

Best Cases for Moto X4 in 2022

The Moto X4 is one of the best-looking phones in its price range. The glass back looks fantastic, and while that's great, it also makes the X4 really slippery. To keep it safe and protected, consider picking up one of these cases. One of the best (opens in new tab) Spigen Rugged Armor The Spigen Rugged Armor is a wonderfully simple case. It has a clean design, is lightweight, and provides the Moto X4 with impact and drop protection.

Best cheap smart locks 2022

Turning your abode into a smart home isn't an easy process, especially when it comes to your wallet. Fortunately, now that automating your home is no longer a novel concept, there are many reasonably priced smart devices out there for you to upgrade your home with, including smart locks for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant to help keep your home as safe as it is convenient. We've gathered together a list of the best cheap smart locks, including some of the top August Smart Locks as well as other affordable choices.