Tag Archive: Adding


Google’s adding free Wi-Fi and Chromebooks to school buses across the U.S.

The Internet can be incredibly easy to take for granted at this day in age. Most everything we do is online, and thanks to expansions from mobile networks and home internet providers, more people are connected than ever before. However, for folks that live in rural parts of the United States, getting online can still be a challenge.

To help combat this, Google’s been soft-launching a program over the last couple years called “Rolling Study Halls — an  [Read More…]

Fitbit is adding menstrual cycle tracking for its female users

This could have a huge, positive impact on women’s health.

During Fitbit’s recent press event in New York City, the company talked extensively about the new products that it’ll be highlighting this coming spring. A lot of the focus was on its new Versa smartwatch and Ace fitness tracker, but Fitbit also took a good chunk of time to talk about new female health features it’s working on.

This spring, Fitbit will introduce menstrual cycle tracking for  [Read More…]

Michael Kors summons Spring by adding new colors to its Access smartwatch lineup

Spring is almost here or so would Michael Kors would have us believe. The fashion brand just unveiled its Spring 2018 collection which includes quite a few new options under the Michael Kors Access line of smartwatches. If you were looking for a smartwatch for your girlfriend or wife for Valentine’s Day, the new Access […]

Verizon raising monthly fees, lowering deductibles and adding new benefits for Total Mobile Protection plan

There are a few changes coming to Verizon’s Total Mobile Protection that you need to know about.

For a lot of us, phone insurance of one sort or another is a must-have. If your phone gets stolen or lost, or even if you bust the screen (and you will) getting a replacement at a fraction of the cost is easier on the pockets than just buying another phone or parts outright, and hey, who doesn’t like easier, right?

Verizon  [Read More…]

Adding music to Nanoleaf’s Aurora lights is a dream come true

This is a great first step toward the future of smart lighting.

My biggest complaint about smart lighting is that it doesn’t play nice with the other things in my life. I want the lights to dim and change colors to match what I see on the television, or flash along with my PS4 controller when something exciting happens in a game.

While we know there are a couple of companies eager to see this kind of  [Read More…]

Google is finally adding support for Reminders to Google Home

Better late than never — support for reminders is coming to Google Home!

Google has been slow and steady at adding features to the Google Home since its debut last year. One key feature that has been missing is the ability to create reminders, but it appears that feature will be added soon.

According to a freshly published support page found by Android Police, you’ll soon be able to use your Google Home to set time-based reminders  [Read More…]

Google soups up Sheets by adding in a little machine learning

Data can be overwhelming to manage in mass quantities, so this is Google’s way of offering to take over the hard stuff.

Google’s cluster of professional, document making apps is still one of the most robust office suites available, and today’s update includes several new feature additions that might make it even more attractive to use. Now, Sheets can build your chart for you using the same machine learning technology that’s available in many other Google products.

From the  [Read More…]

Instagram for Android adding offline support soon

Instagram for Android will soon offer a pretty handy, new feature. And no, it’s not inspired by Snapchat or Pinterest this time. Instagram wants to make it easier for users in emerging markets to use the app, so during the Facebook Developer Conference (F8), the company announced it will be rolling out offline mode. We’ve […]

Google Photos adding auto white balance feature to improve pictures

Sometimes the white balance of a photo just doesn’t look right, especially in spur-of-the-moment situations, so Google is looking to help photographers out.

Today Google announced that it is adding an auto white balance feature to Google Photos. With it, Google Photos will automatically adjust the white balance of a photo you’ve got selected, cleaning things up a bit. The app will also help with saturation and exposure if you’re so inclined, and users can alter tint and warmth, too, if they  [Read More…]

LeEco is finally adding an app drawer to the Le Pro3 and Le S3

Upcoming EUI update will bring new features to LeEco’s phones in the U.S.

LeEco has announced that an upcoming update to its EUI user interface will bring an app drawer to the Le Pro3 and the Le S3. The update will add the app drawer icon to the middle of the dock, moving the Live entertainment app — which lets you access LeEco’s content offerings — to the right.

LeEco says that the addition of the  [Read More…]