99 articles published since January 11, 2022
About Luke Filipowicz
Luke FIlipowicz has been writing about tech for the better part of a decade and has been obsessed with smartphones since he first picked up an iPhone when he was 18.
While it all started with an iPhone, Luke has also dived into the world of Android, trying out any sort of phone he can get his hands on. Plus, testing out all sorts of technology, including speakers, headphones, keyboards, apps, games, and more.
Luke's love of technology isn't just limited to mobile tech; you will often find him tinkering with cameras, microphones, and lights in his off time. Photography and video editing are two passions left over from his college days, where he got his Creative Communications Diploma from Red River College Polytechnic in 2015.
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The Galaxy Z Fold 5 launched in August with enough improvements over its predecessor to remain a top foldable. The gap is gone from between the two halves of the internal display, and its new slimmer profile makes it easier to pocket. It's still the same productivity powerhouse that helped it make our list of the best Android phones, and unsurprisingly, it's still just as expensive. The Galaxy Z Fold 5 has one of the heftiest price tags of any smartphone, starting at $1800. Fortunately, there are some great deals and promotions going on right now.
Plently of Google hardware is primed for deep discounts this fall
Fall is upon us, which means deals on great tech, and Google is launching new hardware. That's right, Google's Pixel 8 Launch event is happening on October 4, and Amazon's Prime Big Deal Days is taking place on October 10 - 11. It's a perfect storm of events that could lead to some of the best deals we've seen on Google's Pixel 7 lineup in a long while. Plus, other products like the Pixel Watch may be getting a refresh, too, and when new tech goes on sale, older tech usually sees some significant price cuts.
Here's how to watch Miami try to continue the perfect start to the 23-24 NFL season
With a ton of NFL action this weekend, you won't want to miss the third-week matchup between the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins because the two teams are coming into the matchup with very different mindsets.
Can Nottingham be the one to take Man City down? Here's how you can watch the action this weekend.
This weekend, the Premier League's top team — Manchester City — will be trying to hold on to their flawless start to the season against the Nottingham Forest, a team that is sitting just above the middle of the pack so far this season.
Get some fabulous headphones or earbuds for less right now!
Amazon is the go-to place for finding amazing deals on the best wireless headphones and noise-cancelling earbuds. During its signature deal events, you can save big and get the best bang for your buck. The good news is that Amazon is hosting another deals event in just a few weeks! So, if you missed out on the chance to grab a great deal on a new pair of headphones or earbuds before, you now have another opportunity to get your hands on them. The Amazon Prime Big Deals Days is taking place on October 10 and 11, which is the perfect time to start your holiday shopping season. We're expecting great deals on headphones and earbuds from companies like Samsung, Bose, Sony, Sennheiser, and Google. You can even snag some pretty good deals right now, and the event hasn't even started yet.
The power of magnets right on your Galaxy Z Flip 5
Android users have been left without adequate options for compact, reliable, and magnetic charging solutions since Apple introduced MagSafe with the iPhone 12. While it's not currently feasible to attach any MagSafe accessory directly to high-end Android phones, there are still a few MagSafe-compatible cases you can buy, if you want to take advantage of the benefits of magnetism on your Galaxy Z Flip 5.
New Bose QuietComfort Headphones are here, but should you wait for the Ultra experience coming in a few weeks?
Bose has been making great-quality headphones for years now, and sets of their cans have been topping our best wireless headphones list for what seems like forever. So, when the company announced they were revamping their entire wireless headphones (and earbuds) lineup, naturally, the audio world's collective ears perked to hear what they had to say.
Want that next Galaxy phone for a lower price; here are the best Samsung phone deals!
If you're in the market for a Samsung phone, you'll be pleased to know that they offer a wide variety of models to fit different budgets. From affordable options to mid-range models and high-end powerhouses, there's something for everyone. To help you save money, we've put together a list of the best Samsung phone deals currently available. Even though Amazon is going to host its October sales event — Prime Big Deal Days — soon, doesn't mean you can't save money on some of Samsung's best phones right now — here are the best deals on Samsung Galaxy phones.
Get deals on Google's Pixel devices — phones, tablets, and headphones
Although Google remains the most widely used search engine globally, the company is now renowned for producing some of the best Android phones available on the market. They have recently expanded their Pixel range to include headphones and tablets. Google has an excellent reputation for creating high-quality devices that are still moderately priced compared to Samsung. However, Pixel devices are not inexpensive unless you're searching for discounts. If you're looking for a new phone, earbuds, or want to explore the Pixel Tablet, these are the greatest Google Pixel deals currently available.
Is your home not smart enough? Teach it a few things with some upcoming deals this October
No, you're not seeing double; Amazon Prime Big Deal Days, the second Prime event of the year, will be here this October with hundreds of thousands of sales coming for everything from the snazziest smartphones to the best smart home gadgets of every size, shape, and color. These gadgets can transform regular appliances, speakers, lights, and controls into intelligent devices, but their high costs can often deter some consumers.
Amazon's holding a huge sale in October — here's how you can save tons on tablets this fall
When it comes to getting the best deals on the best Android tablets, Amazon has typically been one of the best places to shop — especially when it's hosting one of its signature deal events. While you may think that all those of over for the year, you'd be wrong! For the second year in a row, Amazon is hosting a deals event in October, which means you have another chance to save big on tablets.
Free gift cards, trade-in credits, and more are up for grabs — don't miss out
The best Galaxy Z Flip 5 deals encompass a variety of offers for those looking to score Samsung's latest clamshell, including price drops, trade-in deals, and even free goodies with your new phone. The new Galaxy Z Flip 5 can be a pricey phone to buy outright, and for some, the only way to get one is through some type of deal either through a carrier or through a special trade-in deal. Thankfully, this month there are a few ways to get your hands on one of the best foldable phones without having to pay full price.
Week 2 NFL action is here, and this is what you need to know to watch
The second week of the NFL season is well underway, and this weekend, the Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots will once again battle it out on the field.
Here's how you can watch reigning Super Bowl champs take on the Jaguars
The reigning Super Bowl champs are in action for week two of the NFL season as the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend.
VPNs can be surprisingly cheap if you know where to look
If you're worried about safeguarding your online privacy, consider using one of the top VPN (Virtual Private Network) services available. While there are methods to stop Google from accessing your data, they may not be sufficient to protect you from malicious third parties. By using a VPN, you can prevent these parties from gaining access to your device's location and IP address, ensuring a secure internet connection. Plus, a VPN can help to prevent your Internet Service Provider from monitoring your devices.
Apple's fanciest new phone is here, but how does it compare to Google's best?
Every year, when Apple launches its latest phones, the world tech world stops to listen. The iOS vs. Android debate is never louder than it was in September, and the iPhone 15 Pro Max has undoubtedly made the conversation much more intense this year, including a few notable changes over the predecessor. Still, the question remains: is Apple's newest shiny phone finally the one to sway someone away from Android?
Looking to get your kid a phone? These are the best options on the market right now.
Buying a phone these days presents a lot of options, and when you're looking for a device for your child, you may be blown away by just how pricey it can be. The good news is there is a lot of more affordable Android phones out there than you may think, and the value they bring to the table makes them a great device for your kids. Whether you're looking for a device that's mainly for talking and texting, or you want to give your teenager a phone that can do it all at a reasonable price, you can find it all right here. These are the best phones for kids you can buy right now.
Apple and Google's Pro newest phones battle it out
The Google Pixel 7 Pro is our current favorite Android smartphone because it just seems to do everything you need while remaining cheaper than many other Pro phones out on the market. That remains true, but the newest competitor from the other side of the software wars recently announced its latest pro phone. That's right, the iPhone 15 Pro is finally here, and with some very notable changes, you may be wondering how it stacks up against the best Android has to offer.
Check out the best deals and discounts on OnePlus smartphones right here
While OnePlus offers surprisingly good phones for the price, it's a bit on the tougher side to find OnePlus phone deals. There are only three retailers that actually sell the brand, one of which is OnePlus directly, meaning the pickings are slim when it comes to getting a OnePlus phone on sale. However, it's still possible to get a good deal on one, whether it be through price discounts, trade-in deals, or even special offers on accessories when you bundle.
Struggling to pick between the Kindle Scribe and reMarkable 2 for your next writing tablet? Let's compare them to see which you should choose.
Writing on paper is so last year; at least, that's what both Amazon and reMarkable would like you to think, as both companies make some premium e-ink writing tablets. Jotting notes down, keeping a journal, or even tracking a to-do list has made digital notebooks much more popular in recent years, all in an effort to use less paper. Amazon's Kindle Scribe and the reMarkable 2 will both let you write to your heart's content; however, only one of these products is likely worth getting for most people when you compare them.