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Cyber Week: Grab a KeySmart Pro on sale and track your keys

If you’re like us, you’d sometimes forget your head if it wasn’t attached. Heading for the door we do the PWK (phone, wallet, keys) check. Wait, where are the keys?!

If losing track of keys is something you struggle with, you might want to check out the KeySmart Pro with Tile Smart Location.

The Keysmart Pro does exactly what you’d think. It smartly manages your keys and has a tiny Tile tracking module inside that helps you keep track of  [Read More…]

Google Maps might soon let you know which streets are well lit

It is not currently known when it will launch or if the feature will be region-specific.

What you need to know Google Maps is working on a way to show which streets are brightly lit at night. The feature was discovered by XDA-Developers during a recent APK teardown of the Google Maps 10.31.0 beta app. There is no indication of when the feature may launch or if it will be region-specific when it does.

Google Maps is,  [Read More…]

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera is now available for Android as an early preview

While the app isn’t live in the Play Store, the preview gives us a lot of info on how the app will work when it is released.

What you need to know Adobe Photoshop Camera (PsC) isn’t officially until 2020. The preview APK for Photoshop Camera is limited to Android 9 and above. Not all phones running Android 9 or higher can use Photoshop Camera.

Adobe Photoshop is a powerful tool used all over the world to  [Read More…]

Clamshells aren’t as exciting as mini-tablets, but they’re still great

Not every folding phone needs to be a miniature tablet.

Depending on who you ask, foldable phones are either the inevitable future of mobile that we’re all slowly inching towards, or an expensive gimmick that nobody should invest in just yet. Or maybe it’s a bit of both.

I think it’s still a little early to come to any definitive conclusions, and that phones are far from the only use we’ll have for flexible display tech —  [Read More…]

Google explains how it created ultrasonic features for Nest smart displays

It’ll also soon work in even more ways.

What you need to know Google rolled out ultrasonic sensing features last month to Nest displays, something that was inspired by a Googler’s older father walking closer to the display to read information. The feature uses inaudible sound waves to detect when a person is near or far away from the display and changes the size of the text on the screen. It currently works with timers, commute times,  [Read More…]

Do you subscribe to Google One?

Let’s have a chat with the AC forums.

Launched in August 2018, Google One is Google’s paid subscription service for cloud storage. Plans start at $ 1.99/month for 100GB of space, with plans going all the way up to 30TB for $ 299.99/month.

Subscribers also get little perks/goodies throughout the year, including things like Google Play credits, discounts on hotels, and cashback on Google Store purchases.

Taking a look through the AC forums, here’s where some of  [Read More…]

Not sure which Tello Mobile plan to get? We’re here to help

Best answer: Tello technically has just one plan, but it can be customized to your liking using the company’s Build Your Own Plan tool. You’re able to choose how much 4G LTE data and minutes you want (texting is included for free), and you can adjust your plan at any time should your needs change. No matter how you customize your plan, you’ll get free calling to Canada, Mexico, and China, in addition to mobile hotspot access.

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Huawei Nova 6 5G is here with dual hole-punch display, 40W fast charging

The Nova 6 5G combines flagship-grade hardware with a gorgeous design.

What you need to know Huawei today launched three new Nova series smartphones: Nova 6 5G, Nova 6, and Nova 6SE. The flagship Nova 6 5G is powered by the Kirin 990 chipset and has an oval-shaped hole-punch cutout with two selfie cameras. All the three new Nova 6 series phones will go on sale in China starting December 12.

Huawei today introduced the latest additions  [Read More…]

House passes TRACED Act to protect consumers from illegal robocalls

5.6 billion illegal calls were made to Americans in November alone…

What you need to know The U.S. House of Representatives has approved an anti-robocall bill. The bill, named the TRACED Act, was passed by 417 votes to 3. It seeks to protect Americans from illegal robocalls.

The House of Representatives has passed an anti-robocall call bill designed to protect Americans from illegal robocalls.

As reported by The Hill, the TRACED Act was passed by a nearly  [Read More…]

Craigslist moves into the 21st century, launches a very basic Android app

iOS and Android both get an app.

What you need to know There’s now an official app for Craigslist. The iOS app has already been launched, while the Android app is in beta testing. It has a clean and minimal design that mimics the website.

Craigslist has been a staple of the internet for years now but unfortunately lacked an official app for mobile platforms. That’s changing starting this week, as the company officially flighted an app  [Read More…]