Why Won’t My Xbox Turn On?

Compared to the PlayStation console, one of the best things about Xbox One is that there are fewer chances of failure. But, being an electronic device, there are always some possibilities of issues. One of the most recurring issues is that the Xbox One would not turn on. There can be several possible reasons why … Read more

Samsung won’t fool me a third time with the Galaxy Watch 5

Samsung’s Fall Unpacked event has come and gone with the technology company’s typical flashy presentation. We saw the latest in folding phones, high-end earbuds, and the next generation of Wear OS 3 smartwatches. By the end of the presentation I was feeling so — underwhelmed. This isn’t to say the new devices won’t be impressive, … Read more

The real problem with Meta’s VR monopoly won’t be solved by the FTC suit

This past week has been rough for Meta. Among the news of another quarter of lower-than-hoped-for revenue is the possibility of reduced sales of the Meta Quest 2, thanks to the newly increased price of the headset. As of August 1, the Quest 2 will be $100 more expensive. If things didn’t seem like they … Read more

Ads opinion: If I’ve already paid, I won’t tolerate ads

Dhruv Bhutani / Android Authority Most people dislike advertisements. There are those who don’t mind them if they are unavoidable, but I shudder to think anyone out there actually enjoys ads. Ads are a necessary evil, though. They help fund products and services that would otherwise not exist without them — with Android Authority being … Read more

TikTok’s warning labels won’t ease parental concerns over the app — and they shouldn’t

I have two children, aged six and nine, so I’ve written frequently about gadgets and tech with children in mind. Typically the devices I recommend have excellent parental controls with kid-specific content libraries. Unfortunately, not all devices offer dedicated software layers to protect children from harmful content. This often leaves it to parents to handle … Read more

Xiaomi 12S Ultra may be the most impressive phone this year, but you won’t be able to buy it

Source: Xiaomi Xiaomi unveiled the 12S Ultra flagship, alongside the Xiaomi 12S Pro, Xiaomi 12S, and Xiaomi 12 Pro Dimensity Edition high-end devices. The new 12S Ultra is the most impressive smartphone from the company yet, and it packs a Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chipset, 1-inch sensor, and Leica optics. Xiaomi 12S series: Availability … Read more

From Samsung to Google, you won’t find these features on your traditional camera

Eric Zeman / Android Authority Smartphone cameras have evolved far beyond their early basic point and snap photo modes. Panoramas, portraits, time-lapses, AI modes, pro controls, and more all feature on today’s devices. Even a budget phone now doubles up as a flexible camera platform. In fact, there is an argument that modern smartphones can … Read more