136 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.
Watch NFL Week 11 action from anywhere!
The Las Vegas Raiders and Miami Dolphins face off against each other this Sunday, and both teams have something to prove. Although the Miami Dolphins to sit at their division (6-3) they are coming off a disappointing loss last week. The Raiders (5-5) on the other hand, are chasing the dominant Chiefs for the top spot in their division, and every win counts. The Raiders have won their last two games and will need to beat a good Miami team to keep their good fortunes rolling.
Want to charge up your Galaxy S23 without cables? Check out these wireless chargers.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 series is one of the best lines of phones Samsung has released in a long time. The base S23 is a capable small phone, the S23+ is a superb sweet spot in the lineup that most people will love, and the S23 Ultra is a supreme powerhouse that delivers more than you could ever need. All three phones have solid battery life for their class, but eventually, you'll need to top them up again.
Tablets at incredible prices — here's the best early Black Friday deals
With November now upon us, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the next big shopping events that are fast approaching. The good news is you don't have to wait until next week to get a great deal on your next tablet because Amazon and Best Buy have already started slashing their prices! That's right, with massive savings to be found on tablets from Samsung, Google, Amazon, Apple, and more, there's never been a better time to snap up a new tablet for you or as a gift for someone else!
How to find the best prices on wearables this holiday season
Get ready for the biggest shopping event of the year! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner, bringing with them some of the most amazing deals on tech products, including smartwatches and fitness trackers. If you're looking to build healthier habits or stay organized and productive with a fitness tracker or smartwatch, there's no better time to take action.
The lowest prices on Alexa devices to make your home smarter!
Regarding deal events like Black Friday, Amazon never disappoints — after all, they created Prime Day! Some of the best deals you'll find on smart home devices come straight from Amazon, thanks to its Alexa-powered smart lineup of products. Amazon's Alexa assistant can be put all over your home, from the best smart speakers to smart displays to streaming devices. Plus, there's never been a better time to buy Alexa devices since Amazon officially kicked off its Black Friday deals a week before the big event! So don't miss out on some incredible deals, your home is decked out with devices that enable Alexa always to be just a call away.
Google's Black Friday deals put the Pixel 8 at its lowest price ever!
The latest flagship phone from Google, the brand-new Pixel 8, has been released. It comes with a host of improvements compared to its predecessor, the Pixel 7. The screen now has a higher refresh rate of up to 120Hz and is brighter, making it easier to see even in bright sunlight. Moreover, the phone comes with Google's latest processor, the Google Tensor G3, which delivers powerful performance and impressive AI-powered capabilities. It is now one of the best Android phones available in the market.
Get Google's Pixel devices at the absolute lowest prices
Undoubtedly, Google is a worldwide leader in the search engine industry. Nevertheless, they have also emerged as one of the top manufacturers of the best Android phones. With an expanding range of Pixel products, including headphones and tablets, Google is here to stay.
Free gift cards, trade-in credits, and more are up for grabs — don't miss out
If you're after the best Galaxy Z Flip 5 deals today, depending on the type of offer you're after, you're either going to be ecstatic or a bit disappointed. While the Galaxy Z Flip 5 is on sale at select retailers and carriers thanks to early Black Friday Samsung deals, there is only one offer available right now that's worth looking at — unless you're looking to sign up for a new carrier or upgrade a current plan.
You could find a great foldable phone deal this Black Friday or Cyber Monday
In just a few short years, the best foldable phones have really come a long way. Screen creases are much less prevalent these days, and the hinges that enable the phone to fold up have gotten more structural sound and flatter in design. Plus, now that all the big phone manufacturers — especially here in the U.S. — are offering some type of foldable, the devices' features and software have only improved. If you're looking to be on the cutting edge of the best Android phones, there's no doubt that foldable phones is the place to be.
Samsung has Android's best lineup of tablets — here are the ones you should consider buying
For years, Samsung has been producing fantastic tablets. While the Android tablet platform still has room to mature, it's undeniable that Samsung has been at the forefront of creating impressive hardware. With a range of tablets available at various price points, there is an option to fit any budget.
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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 as we head into the holiday shopping season.
The 120Hz display on your Google Pixel 8 needs a good protector
The Google Pixel 8 is here, and that new 6.2-inch 120Hz OLED display looks mighty fine! The front glass of your phone is the most important part since you interact with it directly to do everything, so don't let it get damaged.
Check out the best deals and discounts on OnePlus smartphones right here
We may still be a few weeks away from Black Friday, but thanks to the release of the new OnePlus Open, a new batch of OnePlus phone offers have arrived to entice shoppers. Amazon's Prime Big Deals Day in early October had some winners, and with Black Friday sales starting, a mix of familiar offers and new discounts are now available.
Watch Chelsea take on the top dog in the Premier League from anywhere in the world.
Chelsea is on a bit of a hot streak lately, especially after winning 4-1 over second-place Tottenham— and will need to continue if they want to move up in the standings. Currently, in 10th place, The Blues are quite far behind Man City and desperately need a win. While Chelsea's recent victories are a good sign, Man City is the top team in the league, and they won't be easily bested. This match will be a hard-fought battle, and if you don't want to miss it, here's how you can stream the game from anywhere.
Samsung's obtuse naming of its tablets can make things confusing
When searching for the best Android tablets, you may have noticed that many of the high-end Samsung tablets come with S Pen support. However, things are different when it comes to budget Android tablets. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 is a great tablet that is affordable and has enough power to handle your basic daily tasks. It's also a great device for viewing content, thanks to its full HD display and portable form factor. However, if you're looking for a tablet with S Pen support, the Galaxy Tab A8 may not be the best choice for you.
Catch all the amazing performances at this year's event
The 57th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards are bound to be a blast as a ton of amazing performers are set to play including Luke Combs, Post Malone, Lainey Wilson, Jenny Roll, and more! The event will be hosted once again by country star Luke Bryan and NFL legend Peyton Manning, making it an evening to remember. If you're a country music fan, there's no bigger event than the CMA Awards; here's everything you need to know so you can watch country music's biggest night live!
Two titans in the NFL face off in Week 9 action!
Two titans of this NFL season are set to face off on the gridiron this weekend in unfamiliar territory. The Dolphins and Chiefs both head overseas to Frankfurt, Germany, as part of the NFL International series, making Week 9 a must-see occasion.
Everything you need to know about storage on the OnePlus Open
The OnePlus Open is the newest foldable phone to hit the U.S. market, and its impressive cameras, fantastic multitasking features, and reliable battery life have made it one of the best foldable phones you can buy. It may not be surprising that OnePlus delivered a hit folding flagship on its first try since it got to learn about the expertise of its sister company Oppo, when it came to the design, which has a few foldables under its belt in other markets. While the Open Plus Open is an excellent alternative to the Galaxy Z Fold 5 or Pixel Fold, it doesn't buck the trend regarding microSD card support.
Want to charge your Fold 5 wirelessly? Here are the best chargers with the best speeds
The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 is a small upgrade over the Fold 4 aside from the new hinge, but that's all it needed to remain one of the best foldable phones. The performance is fantastic, and having a phone and a tablet rolled into one device is something that always feels futuristic.
These small phones are bucking the trend in a world full of phablets
It may be hard to believe today, but there was once a time when a 6-inch smartphone was considered massive. However, as manufacturers built more sophisticated and powerful camera systems and customers demanded more screen real estate, battery life, and power, the 6.5-inch+ screens that once graced only those smartphones facetiously referred to as "phablets" have become the norm rather than the exception. Today, most of the best Android phones are in this larger size range, and while they offer some incredible features and gorgeous screens, sometimes a 6.7-inch phone is just too much.