Category: Android News

Amazon Echo Frames review: Alexa comes for your eyes and ears

I’ve looked forward to these for quite a while.

Those of us who follow Amazon’s development of Alexa closely have been saying for some time that for it to truly succeed, the company would need to find a way to get the smart voice assistant out of the house and into the real world. Through various third-party partnerships, successes like the Echo Buds, and failures like the Fire Phone, Amazon has slowly been chipping away at this  [Read More…]

Save 70% on NordVPN and score an extra month or year for free

VPNs usage has skyrocketed in our current social distancing reality, bu that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune for some added security and privacy protections. In fact, NordVPN is offering a timely deal on its 3-year VPN plan taking 70% off its regular price. On top of that, you’ll also score an additional month or year for free. So, if you’re feeling lucky, check out the deal and see what freebie you get.

Billed upfront at $  [Read More…]

Google Fi is temporarily doubling its full-speed data limit for customers

Data speeds will be throttled down to 256 Kbps after the 30GB limit is reached.

What you need to know Google is temporarily increasing limits for full-speed data to 30GB per user in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to increasing data limits, Google Fi is also temporarily extending the payment grace period to 60 days for its customers. Google Fi’s Flexible plans normally offer 15GB of data per month at full speeds, while Unlimited plans  [Read More…]

Learn a new musical instrument at home with 6 of Udemy’s best courses

The internet is truly a glorious place. We may all be stuck at home for the next few weeks, but that just gives us more time to learn new skills online and catch up on all the projects we’ve been meaning to accomplish. You really can learn just about anything on the internet these days, so there’s no excuse to continue wishing you knew how to do something. Udemy makes learning new subjects and skills easy with tons of well-reviewed  [Read More…]

Boost your productivity when you win an Eero Pro mesh Wi-Fi system!

Eero is one of the best-known names in mesh networking, and for good reason. It’s a router system that’s both simple and powerful, and one that makes it easy to configure as big as your house (and beyond) requires without adding needless complication. Eero’s biggest win is in its simplicity. You just plug it in, and it works. There’s no advanced configuration, and the system handles moving devices between the base and Beacons seamlessly. It also has a  [Read More…]

Get those unwanted apps and bloat off of your Samsung Galaxy phone

Most of us have dealt with a glut of unwanted, pre-installed apps on our phones, but thankfully there is a solution to rid ourselves of most of them. Whether its a duplicate Samsung app or carrier bloatware, you can remove most of the offending apps by disabling or uninstalling them. Here’s how to get started.

How to remove unwanted apps from the app drawer From your home screen, swipe up to enter the app drawer.

Locate the pre-installed  [Read More…]

Upgrade to Samsung’s 65-inch 4K Smart TV and save $200 today

If you’re ready to make the leap to a larger TV, today’s deal on the Samsung 65-inch 4K UHD Smart TV with HDR (RU8000) is not to be overlooked. BuyDig has this latest 8 Series model on sale for $ 699, although you won’t see that price until you reach the final checkout page. That saves you just over $ 200 off its price otherwise. Today’s sale marks one of the lowest prices it’s ever reached, though it won’t stick  [Read More…]

This robotic vacuum may well be the best under $300

The best robot vacuum under $ 300.

Spring is here, and you know what that means — spring cleaning. While the end result of spring cleaning is always good, the actual process can be a bit of a pain. That, however, is exactly where the Eufy RoboVac 15C Max robotic vacuum comes in — taking care of your spring cleaning for you, so you can spend your time doing other things, or simply relaxing.

Robotic vacuums have  [Read More…]

Google is leveraging machine learning to make Duo calls sound better

The tech is called WaveNetEQ.

What you need to know Google is using machine learning to deal with packet loss of audio data on its video calling app. The feature’s already available on Pixel 4 devices via the December feature drop. Other as-yet-unnamed phones are also slated to receive the same tech in the future.

Google’s Duo is already “the best video calling service that you’re not using” — even Samsung, it seems, has seen light —  [Read More…]

Check out these new screenshots of The Last of Us Part II

Another look at the characters and world of this ambitious sequel.

What you need to know The Last of Us Part II was originally scheduled to release in February before being delayed into May. The game has again been delayed, this time indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic You can preorder The Last of Us Part II for $ 60 at Best Buy.

The Last of Us Part II has again been delayed, this time without a  [Read More…]