Tag Archive: Automatic

How to disable automatic downloads on your PlayStation 4

You get a say in when your games download updates.

To surprise you with a cool new game you might want to play, your PlayStation 4 is set up by default to automatically download game updates the moment a publisher makes them available. It’s a nice feature, right until it isn’t. Whether you’re on a metered internet connection some of the time or you want some additional control over how your console handles data, sometimes you want  [Read More…]

ShotOn review: Automatic photo stamps to show off your phone

ShotOn lets you protect your creative vision by allowing you to easily watermark your smartphones photos with custom stamps.Conversely, it’s the perfect way to show off your flagship phone’s camera.

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YouTube Live updated with IFTTT integration and automatic captions

Live chat replays and location tags are also here.

If you’ve ever hosted a livestream, chances are you did so on YouTube Live. YouTube’s feature set for livestreaming is already pretty great, but now it’s getting even better with four new features.

First off, Google’s finally launching something that it announced almost a year ago at Google I/O 2017 — IFTTT integration with Super Chat. Super Chats are paid comments you can make during a live stream  [Read More…]

Google teams up with MIT to bring automatic image retouching to your phone

How many times do you usually have to shoot an image before being completely satisfied with the result? If you’re like us the answer is many, many times. But if Google has its way, soon you won’t have to worry about shooting the perfect portrait or landscape pic. The search giant has teamed up with […]

Make your dumb car smarter with Automatic Pro!

Let’s face it — we can’t all buy new cars with the hot new tech. A Tesla just isn’t for everyone. But we can do a few things to make our older, dumber cars just a little bit smarter. And for that, I’d been eyeing one of those little dongle adapter things from Automatic.

Automatic Pro is the big brother. It’s $ 129, but for that one-time expense you get data that uploads automatically over 3G (for the five-year  [Read More…]

Google Photos update simplifies sharing, launches new automatic creations

It’s now even easier to share from Google Photos to anyone, no matter what.

Google Photos already does a great job letting you share photos, videos and albums, but with its latest app update things are getting even simpler. Now when selecting photos to share, you can bypass the idea of sharing to a specific app and just send to specific people instead — the share sheet will now just have a “To:” field where you  [Read More…]

Gear S2 update brings Contacts app, automatic sleep tracking and more

Samsung is currently pushing out a major update for the Gear S2, bringing a number of new features to the watch. The update is available for both the Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic, bringing the same changes to both. With new additions like automatic sleep tracking, Contacts app, social features and more, you’ll want to grab this update now.

The update (as spotted by SamMobile) brings a number of new features to the Gear S2.  [Read More…]

Google Keep now creates automatic topics for searching through notes

Google Keep has received a small but useful update that makes it easier to organize your notes by topic. The app now automatically generates topics for your notes, such as food, books, or travel. So Keep might put a to-do list with the word ‘trip’ in it under the ‘travel’ section, or a recipe under ‘food’.

From Google Docs on Twitter:

#GoogleKeep organized. Search automagically created topics like books, food and quotes for  [Read More…]

Some Chromebooks experiencing issues with automatic updates

Google has revealed that some Chromebooks with Chrome OS v49 currently have a “critical bug” in their firmware updater, and the company has paused automatic updates for those devices until the issue is fixed.

The bug was first revealed in a post on the Chromium bug tracker stated:

There is a critical bug in the firmware updater that we are actively investigating which may impact few devices during an auto update: Lenovo N22 11.6, Acer Chromebook  [Read More…]

HTC working to fix automatic cancellation issues for Vive pre-orders

HTC says that it is working to resolve issues that cropped up with Vive pre-orders earlier this week, when customers saw orders cancelled after the $ 800+ charge was declined by some financial institutions. HTC says that they have already reinstated some orders that had been cancelled due to these issues.

In a statement, an HTC spokesperson said:

While fulfilling this week’s orders for HTC Vive, a limited number of individuals were affected by auto cancellations  [Read More…]