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You can now post your Snapchat Stories to other apps

Tinder and Houseparty integrations are currently under progress.

What you need to know Snapchat is introducing a new feature called “App Stories.” It allows you to post your Snapchat Stories to other apps. Currently, only four apps are supported, with Tinder and Houseparty also being considered.

As others app copy one of its marquee features, Snapchat is trying to reassert its status as the originator of Stories by offering a more consolidated experience across different apps. To  [Read More…]

Samsung Good Lock 2020: The ultimate guide to customizing your Galaxy phone

Good Lock is a powerful utility that lets you turbocharge your Galaxy phone.

Samsung’s Good Lock is a software suite that lets you unlock the full customization potential of your Galaxy phone. Basically, Good Lock contains a series of modules designed to tweak every facet of the user interface, including the lock screen, notification panel, recents menu, and so much more. Need a vertical volume slider? You’ll be able to set it up using Good Lock.

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Having Wi-Fi issues with your Lenovo C340-11? You’re not alone.

This bug couldn’t have come at a worse time.

What you need to know A Wi-Fi bug has been discovered in Chrome OS 80, impacting the Lenovo Chromebook C340-11. This bug causes the C340-11 to see a significantly weaker Wi-Fi signal than other devices, making it unable to connect to the router unless very close to the machine. The problem has been fixed in Chrome OS 81, which is now slated to push to Stable next Tuesday  [Read More…]

The Google Nest Hub Max drops 30% with this 2-pack + $50 gift card offer

When we reviewed the Google Nest Hub Max late last year, it scored four and a half out of five stars for adding some fine enhancements to a device that we already love. The Nest Hub Max is bigger, louder, and more powerful than its predecessor, the Nest Hub, and a bit more expensive as well. Though normally priced at $ 229.99, Verzion has a deal on the 2-pack of the Nest Hub Max for just $ 328.97 when you  [Read More…]

Weather app Dark Sky will disappear from Android after Apple acquisition

After July 1, 2020, both the Android and Wear OS apps will shut down.

What you need to know Dark Sky is known for its ease of use and hyperlocal weather forecasts. Originally, it was an iOS-only app until it came to Android in 2016. The app will be removed from the Google Play Store and stop working for existing users on July 1, 2020.

It’s a sad day for weather app enthusiasts — Dark Sky is  [Read More…]

Jiggle Physics 28: More AC; Half Life: Alyx; Control DLC; Epic Publishing

Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Doom Eternal continue to dominate our gaming time, but there are plenty of other popular titles that have been recently released. The gang talk Half Life: Alyx, Control DLC, corporate shadiness, and more!

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons — How to become best friends | iMore DOOM Eternal review: Much-needed goretastic  [Read More…]

Fossil’s latest smartwatch sale has options starting at just $99

If you’ve been thinking about giving one of Fossil’s fitness-focused smartwatches a try, you won’t want to miss this latest sale. For a limited time, you can pick up a Fossil Sport Smartwatch in select colors for just $ 99, while Generation 4 smartwatches are now on sale from $ 129. You can score a nice discount on select watch bands as well while supplies last.

Fossil’s Sport Smartwatch has a 41mm display and is powered by Qualcomm’s Wear  [Read More…]

Goodbye and good riddance: Here are the best alternatives to Dark Sky

Wow, the app that made you pay for severe weather alerts got bought by Apple? Shocker.

We all know how quickly the weather can change, and that’s how fast a weather app can change, too. Dark Sky announced on March 31 that it had been bought by Apple and that its Android app will be shutting down this summer. Dark Sky even used a severe weather alert to spread the news in other apps that use Dark  [Read More…]

Make your dumb speakers smart with this Amazon Echo Dot hack

While we’re all stuck working from home, many of us are digging through old closets and drawers trying to find projects to work on — maybe by turning old, washed-up gadgets into new, workable devices. I applaud the creativity and technical skills that this often requires, but I don’t really possess much of either. That’s why I wanted to review a do-it-yourself trick that even I can handle! I’ll show you how easy Amazon makes it to turn  [Read More…]

PS4 and other consoles see massive spike in sales across Europe

A lot of people are playing video games now that they’re stuck inside.

What you need to know Many countries have ordered people to stay in their homes the last few weeks due to COVID-19. Game networks like PSN and Xbox Live have seen an uptick in traffic as a result. PlayStation 4 and other consoles have also seen a spike in sales across Europe with over 250,000 sold.

People are spending a lot of time indoors  [Read More…]