Author Archives: admin 4

admin 4 is currently the senior editor for 88gadget.info. Based in Fargo, North Dakota, admin 4 responsible for editorial decisions made for the USA-based day-000 of 88gadget.info. He has been investigating and reporting on the tech and design industry for over a decade.

Verizon’s cheapest 5G phone may soon be LG’s

Verizon’s cheapest 5G phone may soon be LG’s

The least expensive 5G-capable smartphone carried by Verizon right this minute is a Samsung Galaxy. There's the Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW, as put on sale earlier today, hundreds of dollars cheaper than the next-most-inexpensive 5G phone on the carrier. The LG Q92 5G may soon take that title. Images leaked today suggest the new mid-range smartphone from LG could be the key to LG's late 2020 success in the United States.

Continue Reading

Verizon Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW released: Is it worth the money?

Verizon Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW released: Is it worth the money?

Today we're taking a brief look at the newly released Samsung Galaxy A51 5G UW as released by Verizon in the summer of 2020. This device was released as a sort of alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S20, complete with 5G connectivity. Users were given the option to pay approximately $550 retail or around $15 a month for 24 months.

Continue Reading

Epic Games Store free game today works on your MacBook

Epic Games Store free game today works on your MacBook

The game "A Total War Saga: TROY" was released on the 13th of August, 2020, and through the Epic Games Store it was delivered for free. This game will eventually cost users approximately $50, but for now, it's available with a tap of the "GET" button. This is the latest game that's "free" through the Epic Games Store as such.

Continue Reading

WHO: COVID-19 control possible with consistency and vigilance

WHO: COVID-19 control possible with consistency and vigilance

Today the World Health Organization spoke on humanity's current handling of global pandemic with COVID-19 here in August of 2020. Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, Technical Lead, COVID-19, WHO Health Emergencies Program spoke in response to a question of numbers - how it may appear that we've flattened the curve, and how some countries appear to be doing quite well with COVID-19 suppression.

Continue Reading

WHO: COVID-19 has “a long way to burn, if we allow it”

WHO: COVID-19 has “a long way to burn, if we allow it”

This morning the World Health Organization held a press conference in which they outlined the importance of vigilance in the fight against COVID-19. Speaking on the current state of the global pandemic, with regard to containment and advancements in vaccinations, Dr. Michael Joseph Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization's Health Emergencies Program, suggested that the disease has a lot of potential to become a lot worse, IF we allow it.

Continue Reading

Pokemon GO Shiny vote: Which of these 4 is best?

Pokemon GO Shiny vote: Which of these 4 is best?

Niantic revealed a set of four Pokemon that could, potentially, be the next Community Day special. That'd mean the Pokemon was released in great numbers for a brief number of hours with the potential to learn a special move and a far better chance of appearing as a Shiny Pokemon. In the mix are the following four: Porygon, Caterpie, Grimer, and Charmander.

Continue Reading

Pokemon TCG: Sword & Shield Darkness Ablaze packs up close and foil inspection

Pokemon TCG: Sword & Shield Darkness Ablaze packs up close and foil inspection

Today we're looking up close and personal at the newest expansion for Pokemon cards, aka Pokemon TCG: The Card Game: Sword & Shield - Darkness Ablaze! This set will be released to the public on August 14, 2020. We've got early access here so you can see what some of the most awesome cards look like and what's included in the set before said set hits stores.

Continue Reading

WHO says Rwanda and NZ are fighting COVID-19 the right way [UPDATE]

WHO says Rwanda and NZ are fighting COVID-19 the right way [UPDATE]

This week remarks from the World Health Organization (WHO) pointed to two "essential elements" in fighting COVID-19 effectively. "Leaders must step up to take action and citizens need to embrace new measures." The WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus's remarks this week pointed to a pair of regions where progress has been made both efficiently and effectively: Rwanda and New Zealand.

Continue Reading

Windows 10 update tipped to change a classic feature forever

Windows 10 update tipped to change a classic feature forever

There's a new Windows 10 Build 20185 tipped in the pipeline with a new sort of clipboard panel in the mix. This new way to work with the clipboard could change the way you work with the copy and paste feature on your laptop or desktop machine forever. The panel is tipped in testing now, with the ability to include new sorts of media like emojis, kaomoji (顔文字), animated gif image files, and larger content. This is just one of a list of new features likely coming soon.

Continue Reading

IRS Stimulus check (EIP) tax returns and your future money

IRS Stimulus check (EIP) tax returns and your future money

The IRS released an update to their public listing of questions and answers for the Economic Impact Payment (EIP) 2020 with regard to 2020 tax returns. This update suggests that a number of citizens needed more information on their EIP, with respect to the following: "Do I need to pay back all of some of the Payment if, based on the information reported on my 2020 tax return, I don't qualify for the amount that I already received?"

Continue Reading

Shiny Pokemon GO in Enigma Week: Stars!

Shiny Pokemon GO in Enigma Week: Stars!

Today we're taking a peek at Pokemon GO and the latest collection of Shiny Pokemon. In our list today, we'll be focusing on the Pokemon that have boosted Shiny spawn rates. This means the Pokemon are more than just Shiny, they're fare more likely to appear as a Shiny Pokemon than they would any other time.

Continue Reading

ZTE claims first under-screen camera phone release

ZTE claims first under-screen camera phone release

This week the folks at ZTE revealed that they'd be the first company to release a smartphone with an under-screen camera. That'll be the sort of front-facing camera on a smartphone that you cannot see with the naked eye! Or at least not without a very, very analytical eye and a thirst for looking very, very close.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 Next