Tag Archive: Devices


Amazon running deals on Echo Show, Echo Plus, and several other devices

We’ve seen Amazon offer some nice discounts on its hardware recently, and today the retailer is offering some of its best deals yet.

Amazon is now offering sales on nearly all of its Echo devices. This includes the Echo Show, which is getting perhaps its biggest discount ever. The Echo Plus is getting a large discount of its own, and that includes a free Philips Hue Bulb to get your smart home ecosystem started.

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How to choose what you sync on Chrome across devices

You can choose exactly what syncs with Google and your computer, and it’s easy.

If you have a Chromebook and use Google Chrome on another computer, here’s a quick tip about choosing what you synchronize between them.

On our Chromebooks, many of us install apps and extensions that add more features and functionality. That’s how Chrome OS was designed, with it’s own online store full of apps and extensions, and there are plenty of useful ones included.  [Read More…]

Qualcomm and MediaTek announce support for Android Oreo (Go edition) devices

During its Tech Summit, Qualcomm shared more details about its upcoming initiatives. For example, the chip giant announced support for Google’s newly launched Android Oreo (Go edition). Part of the Android 8.1 Oreo rollout, the Go edition is a light version of Android Oreo which has been optimized for smartphones with 1GB of RAM or […]

Spotify voice controls are coming to all Google Assistant-powered devices

Music enthusiasts who love using Spotify will be happy to know that the app’s voice commands will soon work with any device that supports the Google Assistant. Google’s virtual assistant can be activated on (almost) any smartphone/tablet/etc which runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow or higher. So far, voice commands for Spotify were only available on the […]

Grab Amazon Echo devices for 30% off in India, and get a year’s worth of Prime for free!

Get Echo devices for 30% off, an additional 10% cashback from Citibank, and a year’s worth of Amazon Prime for free.

Amazon launched the Echo family in India yesterday, with the second-generation Echo, Echo Dot, and the Echo Plus up for pre-order in the country. To sweeten the deal for early adopters, Amazon is offering an enticing 30% off on all Echo devices, and throwing in a year’s worth of Prime membership for free.

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Google Duo picture-in-picture mode is now live on Oreo devices

Duo’s picture-in-picture mode is now available for everyone on Oreo.

Oreo introduced picture-in-picture mode for phones and tablets, and Google is now flipping the switch for Duo. The feature is now available on all Oreo devices, as noted by Duo’s technical lead Justin Uberti.

You don’t need to make any changes to enable picture-in-picture mode. As long as you’re using a device running Oreo and have the latest update  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo devices can now make free calls in North America

All Amazon Echo devices can now make free calls to the US, Canada, and Mexico without any additional hardware.

Amazon has been adding a steady stream of features to its Echo device family dating back to the release of the first Echo back in 2014. In May, the company announced the ability for Echo owners to make free calls to any Alexa-enabled device, including smartphones with the Alexa app. Now, Amazon is expanding that even further.

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These 4K Fire TV and Echo bundles help you save on Amazon’s newest devices

They aren’t shipping yet, but you can already bundle Amazon’s new Echo devices and save some cash!

Amazon has announced a variety of new Alexa-powered Echo devices, and in typical Amazon fashion, you can already save on the purchase of them with these great bundles.

Some of the new hardware includes a redesigned Echo, the addition of an Echo Plus, another attempt at a product with a screen, the Echo Spot, and finally a 4K Fire TV. This time  [Read More…]

Roboform: 4 years of AES 256-bit encrypted passwords across all of your devices, only $29.95

As we move into the last parts of 2017 we need to be more conscious and cautious than ever when it comes to our data. What with all of the ransomware and data dumping that’s going on, we need to be vigilant about passwords. And, while there are a number of password managers on the market, RoboForm is one […]

Google’s new “zero-touch enrollment” program offers pre-configured Android devices to enterprises

For the past few years, Google has been focusing (among other things) on making Android more attractive to businesses. Its latest effort is called “zero-touch enrollment” and is a tool that will allow companies to seamlessly configure their devices before shipping them out to their employees. With “zero-touch enrollment” employees (or IT people) won’t have […]