Dealerscope Staff

Dealerscope Staff
Samsung’s plus-sized Galaxy S8 will pack a huge 6.2-inch display

Samsung might be more than a month away from unveiling its much-awaited Galaxy S8 flagship, but the leakfest around the launch is about to reach its climax – and the latest leaked report gives us a peek at the spec sheet for the bigger-sized S8+ model. The ever-reliable Evan Blass from VentureBeat has tweeted a…

This tiny $40 device can make any pair of headphones wireless

The slow and eventual extinction of the headphone jack is a threatening prospect for your favorite wired headphones. For many, the only option to use wired headphones with devices that don't have a headphone jack, like the iPhone 7, is to use an adapter. For many reasons, adapters aren't an elegant solution. Thankfully, there are…

Retiring Software: Sometimes Necessary but Never Easy

Software products, like fruits and vegetables, have a limited shelf life. Virtually all applications eventually fall victim to new technologies, fresh business approaches and evolving user needs. Knowing exactly when it's time to bid farewell to a familiar and trusted software tool in favor of a shiny, new offering can be a tough decision. After…

UPS tests show delivery drones still need work

On a blueberry farm outside of Tampa, Florida, on Monday, UPS tested the use of drones for residential delivery for the first time. The logistics juggernaut specifically launched an octocopter, or multi-rotor drone, from the top of a delivery van. The drone delivered a package directly to a home, then returned to the van which…

Review: Here One Wireless Earbuds

You always hear one of San Francisco’s BART trains before you see it. The ear-splitting squeal, like metal against metal against a thousand screeching cats Autotuned up three octaves, rattles your brain right out of your skull. The din is so horrible BART has spent five full years trying to fix it, to no avail.…

Verizon offers taste of 5G as it expands network trials

We're slowly inching toward a super-connected 5G world. Verizon said Wednesday it plans to offer "5G" service to some customers in 11 US markets by mid-2017, boasting that this rollout will be the largest proving ground yet for the next-generation wireless technology. Certain "pilot" customers in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta; Bernardsville, New Jersey; Brockton, Massachusetts;…

Apple has kept Steve Jobs promises with its new HQ

The way Apple is announcing this news illustrates just how deeply the company sees these new offices as a memorial to founder, Steve Jobs. That’s incredibly appropriate, given Jobs got his first summer job at HP on the site, when he was around 13-years old. “Steve would have turned 62 this Friday, February 24. To…

Hands-on with Omnicharge Pro, one smart battery for all your devices

We live in an age where belief, in anything, can be difficult—especially where crowdfunded products are concerned. I’ve been burned several times by kickstarted tech projects over the years. Mostly, the delivered goods underwhelm compared to what was promised. In some cases, a return on my investment never materialized at all. I’d all but given…