Tag Archive: Devices

News Republic app update adds “Made for Samsung” features for Galaxy devices

If you ever owned a HTC device you are probably familiar with the News Republic app, which is the official partner of HTC BlinkFeed. The app’s mission is to offer access to full articles from thousands of news sources in different languages, to users who are always on the go. Well this week the company

How to fix ‘You have downloads on too many devices’ error on Netflix

Getting a “You have downloads on too many devices” error on the Netflix Android app? Here’s how to fix it.

When Netflix introduced the ability to download content offline, people were thrilled — and rightfully so! Now it’s possible to take Orange is the new Black on the subway, or Jessica Jones on a plane. It means being able to store as much content as your device can handle and watching it whenever or wherever you want,  [Read More…]

Samsung brings iOS compatibility to the latest Gear devices

The new Samsung Gear S app is available today in the Apple App Store.

Samsung has announced that they have extended iOS compatibility to the latest Gear family of devices including the Gear S3, Gear S2, and Gear Fit2. You’ll need to have an iPhone 5 or newer and be running iOS 9 or higher on it to use the new app, so most iPhones out there should be compatible.

Starting today, users can download the Samsung  [Read More…]

Keep five of your devices charged up with this Quick Charge 3.0 charging station for just $20!

Aukey is currently offering its five port USB desktop charging station for just $ 20 with coupon code AUKUSBC5, a savings of $ 5. Don’t get stuck looking for multiple outlets to charge up your gadgets, and instead just use one to get them all charged. This hub has 4 regular USB ports, along with one USB-C port for easy charging on just about anything you have around. Being Quick Charge 3.0 it will charge compatible devices up to four  [Read More…]

New Android 7.1.1 builds bring Jan security patch to Pixel, Nexus devices

New month means new Android 7.1.1 builds for Nexus and Pixel devices!

Google has released new Android 7.1.1 builds for the two Pixel models and several Nexus devices, including the Nexus 6P, 5X, 9, Player and Pixel C.

The new builds bring the requisite bug fixes that we all know and love, along with nearly 50 security updates bundled in the January 2017 (happy new year!) security patch. Pixel owners should look for Build NMF26U or NMF26V depending on  [Read More…]

Google Home: How to control WeMo devices through IFTTT

Having Google Home turn on your lights and make your coffee feels like the future.

A little box or tube in your living room that you tell to do things seems like magic. With Google Home, there are literally hundreds of things that you can make do what they’re designed to do by connecting things together with the IFTTT service.

Some of those are from Belkin and marketed under the WeMo brand. The list of WeMo  [Read More…]

Say hi to Google’s new Android Things OS for home connected devices

Google wants to put Android on everything. Android is available for phones and tablets, Android Wear for smartwatches and Android Auto for your car. Well now Google is launching the newest version of Android today called Android Things which wants to will rule over all your home connected devices including speakers, routers and so on.

Android Things is Google’s new platform for building IoT devices

Android Things brings IoT into the development environment so many already know.

The attempt at a grand unification of “internet of things” devices is mostly a dream, but that isn’t stopping big companies like Google from making an honest go of it. The latest initiative from Google to create and unify the internet of things takes its current Brillo and Weave standards and adds more parts to create one platform: Android Things.

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T-Mobiles unveils new DIGITS service: one phone number to rule all devices

A year after AT&T unveiled its NumberSync solution, T-Mobile has taken the wraps off a similar service dubbed DIGITS, which allows subscribers to use one phone number across all of their connected devices. For the time being the Magenta carrier will launch a limited, opt-in beta program, with DIGITS becoming fully available to everyone sometime

7.1.1 Inbound for Nexus, Pixel and Android One devices

Earlier today, Agustin Fonts of Google announced that Nougat 7.1.1 has started to roll out: Today, and over the next several weeks, the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus Player, Pixel C and General Mobile 4G (Android One) will get an over the air (OTA) software update to Android 7.1.1