Category: Android News


Galaxy S10 gets a dedicated Night mode with latest software update

It can be enabled manually whenever you want.

The Galaxy S10 has a pretty impressive combo of cameras to work with, and when the lights go down and you still want to snap photos, there’s a feature called “Bright Night” that makes it easier to capture low-light images. As effective as it is, Bright Night is slightly annoying in the sense that it can’t be enabled manually and is only used when the S10 thinks it should  [Read More…]

New Limited-Time Modes highlights latest Fortnite 8.40 patch

Ready for something new? Check it out!

The latest content update for Fortnite – the 8.40 patch – hit servers earlier this week, and brought with it two limited-time game modes, an updated weapon, and continued fixes for various glitches in the game.

The biggest update in the 8.40 patch is the inclusion of a brand new limited-time game mode, Air Royale. As its name suggests, Air Royale will see players hopping in an X-4 Stormwing and  [Read More…]

Learn how to harness Cisco CCNA Collaboration technologies for just $19

Cisco network training is one of the fastest growing skill sets that companies look to when it comes to employing qualified IT professionals. While knowledge of security and cloud-based technologies are incredibly important, there’s another piece of the Cisco pie that’s getting bigger. We’re referring to the convergence of voice, video, data, and mobile application.

Voice and voice communication are growing increasingly critical when it comes to how networked users connect and share information. Having a specialty in that area  [Read More…]

Facebook says it exposed millions of Instagram user passwords

Affected users are being contacted now.

Back in late March, Facebook came under fire for storing its users’ passwords in a readable format — exposing around 600 million passwords to its employees. As if that wasn’t bad enough, Facebook’s now quietly announced that something similar also happened to Instagram accounts.

Added as a text update to an article on the Facebook Newsroom published four weeks ago, Facebook says the following:

Update on April 18, 2019 at 7AM  [Read More…]

Cel-shaded classic XIII returns this fall in new remake for PlayStation 4

Step into the cel-shaded world of XIII in its new remake as you search for answers to clear your name in a heinous crime.

Over 15 years after its initial release in 2003, XIII is being remade for PlayStation 4. If you didn’t get a chance to play it on a PS2 or are looking to re-experience the game in a whole new light, this is the perfect opportunity.

XIII is a first-person shooter where you  [Read More…]

How to use an Amazon Echo as a Bluetooth speaker with your Android phone

Your Amazon Echo isn’t just an effective smart assistant capable of managing your smart home. The Echo family of devices are also capable Bluetooth speakers for those of us that store their music on their Android smartphones. Don’t know how to set this up? Let us show you how to take advantage of this awesome feature on your Amazon Echo device.

How to link your Android phone to your Amazon Echo via Bluetooth

I used a Samsung Galaxy  [Read More…]

Astro C40 TR vs Razer Raiju Ultimate: Which should you buy?

Controllers can make or break your gaming experience, so how do you know which is best for you? We’ve tested out the best premium controllers money can buy to help you make a decision.

Astro C40 TR

Versatility

$ 200 at Amazon

Pros Swappable D-pad and thumbstick modules Free configuration software Cheaper Cons Fewer extra remappable buttons Needs dongle for wireless connection

The Astro C40 TR upon first glance isn’t as fancy as the Raiju  [Read More…]

Two months in, I’m still madly in love with the Lenovo C330 Chromebook

The price and performance of this machine strike the best balance you’ll find in a sub-$ 300 Chromebook.

If you had asked me four months ago to pick my favorite Chromebook out of the blue, I’d have given you something expensive and delicate, two traits that don’t really speak to what Chromebooks are and more to what a very particular type of enthusiast wants Chromebooks to be. Enthusiasts tend to want the latest and greatest cutting-edge devices,  [Read More…]

Meet the Alcatel AVALON V, a budget phone headed to Verizon

A budget phone for the masses.

Alcatel’s first phone to launch on Verizon Wireless has arrived, and it’s the $ 100 AVALON V. Priced to appeal to the mass budget market, the AVALON V features a budget specs list that includes a 5.34″ FWVGA+ 18:9 display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor and a 2,460mAh battery. It’s running the out-of-date and soon to be even older Android Oreo OS, and Alcatel couldn’t confirm when it’ll be updated to  [Read More…]

How to multitask using two or more apps on the Galaxy Fold

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was designed with multitasking in mind — that means opening not one, not two, but three apps at once on the massive 7.3-inch display. To get the most out of your new phone/tablet hybrid, here’s how you multitask.

Products used in this guide Samsung’s first foldable: Samsung Galaxy Fold ($ 1,980 at Samsung) Swipe left (for multitasking)

One of the benefits of a big screen is that you can fill it with a  [Read More…]