CCC Air Stick brings 4K HDR10 and aptX HD to Android TV in Chromecast-size package

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While CES brought a stack of announcements for Android TV-powered televisions, streaming boxes have been in conspicuously short supply. The CCC Air Stick 4K is breaking up that monotony, cramming in support for 4K HDR10 as well as aptX and aptX HD—apparently a first for Android TV-powered boxes. It has a relatively minimal 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, though this is double what the Nexus Player provides. Unfortunately, it is Japan only, though you could import it if you feel the urge. The Air ...

Notarize App Makes Notarizing Documents so Easy

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I’ve only had to find a notary once or twice in my life, but each time, it felt like such a hassle. I was younger and the process of finding a random person to watch me sign a document and then pay them for doing so felt like a very odd thing. Regardless, it’s something that needs to be done from to time, and I’m happy to report that a newly launched app for Android, called Notarize, should make the process extremely simplistic. The way it ...

DEAL: Buy a Pixel 2, Get 50% Off a Pair of Pixel Buds ($79)

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To get folks using its Google Assistant-toting earphones, Google is offering 50% off a pair of Pixel Buds whenever you purchase a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL from the Google Store. At 50% off, the price of the Buds comes down to just $79.50 from the usual $159 price. Of course, tack that onto the price of a Pixel 2 and you’re looking a total expense of $728 and up. As for claiming the deal, simply add a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL to your ...

Hero Academy 2 is like chess meets Hearthstone

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Hero Academy arrived on mobile back when Hearthstone was a twinkle in Blizzard’s eye. It was effectively a card battler that played out on a grid, a bit like chess. Now, the franchise has returned with a sequel that rips the art style right out of Hearthstone. That’s a bit of a shame, as Hero Academy was here first and few will appreciate it. Hero Academy 2 is like a blend of chess and Hearthstone But once you’ve got over the comparisons to Hearthstone you’ll find that this is its own beast. You’ll build a deck from a ...

Check out the teaser for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

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We first learned about Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery at the tail end of last year, but now we’ve seen it. That’s all thanks to a teaser trailer released by Jam City today. And it looks great! While we didn’t see much gameplay, we do know that you play as a student at the famous wizarding school. You even get your letter, which is every kid’s dream. You’ll participate in lessons by mixing potions, casting spells, and duelling. All of your favourite teachers from the books return as well, which is ...

Mika has shown off another Battleheart 2 hero

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Mika has started teasing heroes for the upcoming Battleheart 2. Last week we learned all about the tank, Natsuko, but this week is someone a little different. Kaimani is an immortal wizard who’s come back from the dead countless times. He’s a damage dealer who fights at range with fire damage, either to a single target or multiple. Kaimani is an upcoming hero from Battleheart 2 His skills are Flame Lash, which deals moderate damage to a single target, Conflagration, which sets his target on fire and deals damage over ...

World of Warships Blitz has just launched on Android

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Wargaming has moved on from tanks with its latest release, World of Warships Blitz. This time you’re battling with ships and it’s out right now on Android. Much like the developer’s previous game, this naval shooter also takes place online against your friends or strangers. This time though, it’s on the open seas with a variety of WWII ships. World of Warships Blitz is out right now on Android There are battleships, cruisers, destroyers, and even aircraft carriers to sail and master. You’ll fight in 7 v 7 battles ...

DEAL: This 32GB Samsung MicroSD Card is Just $10 Today at Best Buy

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Here’s a heck of a deal: Samsung EVO Plus 32GB microSD for just $9.99. I know a number of you have all the microSD cards you can handle, but there’s nothing wrong with having a spare or picking up one for that obscure electronic that never seems to have enough storage. The EVO Plus line from Samsung is one of their higher-end lines, so you’ll see 95MB/s read speeds and write speeds at around 20MB/s. This is a Class 10 and UHS-1 card. This is a Best ...