Tag Archive: Anyone


Amazon’s now letting anyone create custom questions/responses for Alexa

Custom responses are just a few clicks away — no coding required.

If you’ve got a question, chances are Alexa has an answer. Amazon’s been hard at work improving its AI for a few years now, and its latest development results in you being handed the tools for creating custom responses specifically for your own Alexa-powered speaker.

Amazon just launched a new service called “Alexa Blueprints”, and it enables you to cook up personalized responses from Alexa  [Read More…]

Security flaw lets anyone access a locked Prime Exclusive Moto G5 Plus

Would you like a security flaw with that ad?

If you’re in the market for an affordable unlocked phone, Amazon’s Prime Exclusive phones are worth checking out. Devices offered include the likes of the Moto X4, LG G6, and Nokia 6, and you can get them at pretty steep discounts as a result of ads that Amazon places on their lock screens.

Unfortunately, it would appear that these ads have created a security flaw on at least  [Read More…]

Blocks modular smartwatch is finally available to purchase, but will anyone bite?

The Blocks modular smartwatch launched on Kickstarter in 2015 and is now available to purchase.

Back in 2015, smartwatches were in their golden age. The Apple Watch had just launched, Android Wear was still appealing and Pebble still existed. At the same time, a little company called Blocks launched a Kickstarter campaign for its modular smartwatch, with a promised ship date of May 2016.

May 2016 came and went, and the shipping date kept being pushed back.  [Read More…]

The ‘open and free’ Android is no longer what anyone wants to buy (or sell)

The open Android is the most important Android.

Android is one of the largest and most popular collections of open source software that has even seen the light of day. But the Android you’re getting when you buy the next important phone isn’t, and we have to wonder if anyone really cares.

Open source and “free and open” doesn’t mean free as in getting something that doesn’t cost money. It can mean that, and in many cases  [Read More…]

OnePlus is letting anyone buy this slick Midnight Black OnePlus 3T

There’s a new special edition OnePlus 3T, and you may actually be able to buy it this time.

A lot of going right for OnePlus these days. The company was among the first manufacturers to release Android 7.1.1 to two of its devices on the same day, and it managed to make all the nerds swoon in unison with the announcement of a special edition all-black OnePlus 3T in collaboration with Parisian fashion house, colette.

While that  [Read More…]

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

Tabata: A great exercise app for anyone looking to get in better shape

In today’s fast-paced world, many don’t have time to stay fit. In the struggle to find time to work out, many turn to fitness classes and gym memberships. This may be effective, but is expensive and you have to go to the gym to participate in these types of workouts. The Tabata app has a

Tabata: A great exercise app for anyone looking to get in better shape

In today’s fast-paced world, many don’t have time to stay fit. In the struggle to find time to work out, many turn to fitness classes and gym memberships. This may be effective, but is expensive and you have to go to the gym to participate in these types of workouts. The Tabata app has a

Argus Health & Calorie counter: Anyone want to join me in a quest to get healthier? (review)

As we get older, our responsibilities grow and our bodies slow down. It’s a fact of life that by our mid twenties we stop growing, and with every year we age our hormones and metabolism slow down. Add in job responsibilities, families, pets, and general life, it can be real easy to stop taking care of

How to invite anyone to your Hangouts group in the new update

Although Hangouts is one of the less appreciated messaging apps out there, it’s certainly not  a bad one. In fact, Google regularly updates it with new features and fixes. The newest update brings the ability to invite people to your group without having to manually add them, and without having to have them in your