Tag Archive: Allows


Amazon now allows parents to remotely control FreeTime settings

No more snooping over your kid’s shoulder.

When it comes to parental controls for mobile gadgets, Amazon’s FreeTime system is one of the best around. FreeTime allows parents to set a number of limits on their children’s Fire Tablets, but until now, these settings were only accessible on the tablet itself.

Starting today, however, Amazon is giving parents remote access to these things.

By going to the Amazon Parent Dashboard from a phone, tablet, or desktop, parents  [Read More…]

Google Play Instant allows you to play games before downloading them

Available first for Words With Friends 2, Clash Royale, and others.

The Google Play Store is home to millions of mobile games, and while a lot of them are truly excellent, there are also quite a few that aren’t even worth the time of day. To help you better decide which games are downloading and which aren’t, Google is launching Play Instant on the Play Store.

Using the Android Instant Apps technology that was announced back at  [Read More…]

This $78 AmazonBasics wall mount allows you to move your monitor where you want

Put your monitor in the perfect position.

This AmazonBasics wall mount monitor stand is down to $ 77.79 on Amazon. That price is a discount from its $ 100 street price, and it is only one of two discounts we’ve ever seen for this mount.

If you work in a semi-permanent office space and don’t mind attaching this to the wall behind your desk, you could really free up a lot of real estate for yourself. Just  [Read More…]

Instagram’s latest update allows you to send live videos in direct messages

With a few days to go before the kickstart of Christmas celebrations, Instagram announced a new update which allows users to share live videos in Direct Messages. This new tool is meant to easily encourage people to watch your live videos and make it easier to share cool videos you’re watching with your friends. Now […]

Gmail now allows you to receive 50MB emails

Gmail is Google’s approach to email and chat. So far the popular service allowed users to send and receive attachments to up to 25MB. However, this won’t be the case anymore from now on. Google announced that starting this week users will be able to receive emails of up to 50MB. Note that you’ll be […]

Google now allows anyone develop Daydream VR apps

When Google officially launched Daydream for developers back in September, the company offered access to only a lucky few. Well fast forward a few months later and this week Google announced it is opening Daydream development for all. Which is not a big surprise, given that the Daydream app ecosystem is pretty scarce and if

Netflix now allows you to download videos for offline viewing

Netflix has updated its mobile application to allow for users to download videos for offline viewing.

Microsoft’s Clip Layer for Android allows you to copy/paste content from any app

Not so long ago Microsoft launched its iconic Windows game, Solitaire on Android and iOS. Now the company has unleashed another application in a bid to expand its colonization of Android. The new application comes from Microsoft’s Garage lab – a project lab that lets Microsoft employees work on diverse projects. Like today’s app which

Google Photos allows for free unlimited photo and video storage, even for iPhones and iPads

One of the major benefits in owning a smartphone is the camera that you always have on hand to take a picture of a memory that you don’t want to forget. Sporting events, children, recitals, vacation, food and our cats are all things we love to take pictures of and many of us take so

Parallel Space allows you to run 2 Android app accounts at once (review)

For a lot of us, our smartphones live a double-sided life. For some, it’s one life as a business tool (and often provided to us by our employer), and the other life as a personal digital sidekick. The business tool side of our device is all business and allows us to perform our work: responding to