Tag Archive: Digital


How to cancel your digital pre-order for a PlayStation 4 game

Canceling is easy, depending on your method of payment.

While we all love the ability to pre-order our favorite video games, sometimes the world gets in the way. With games like Spider-Man, Tomb Raider, and the new Assasins Creed just over the horizon, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and spend your money before you actually have it.

I am going to take you through the options you have for canceling your pre-order through  [Read More…]

Fossil’s Q smartwatches get special digital watch dials designed by Mandy Moore, KJ Apa

Back in August, Fossil unveiled its latest smartwatch efforts, the Q Venture HR and Q Explorist HR. These new wearables combine both fashion and technology into a chic, attractive package.

Now company unveiled a new collection of digital watch dials for the two models designed by Fossil’s new ambassadors that are bound to make them even more fashionable. Actress Mandy Moore, actor KJ Apa and artist Darryl Westly all joined forces with the fashion tech company to  [Read More…]

How to buy a digital copy of a PlayStation 4 game for your friend

We all want to find the perfect present for an unsuspecting loved one. Why not a copy of a game they’ve been wanting? So, you get to the PlayStation Store, pick your game of choice and purchase. Whoops, now it’s downloading to your PlayStation and not theirs. Fret not, here we’ll explain how to use

What we use for PlayStation gaming gifts The following can be found on Amazon: PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Console ($ 546) The Hottest  [Read More…]

Get Google’s Digital Wellbeing in your app drawer with Pixel Shortcuts

No, this won’t magically let you get Digital Wellbeing on a non-Pie phone.

Without a doubt, one of our most beloved features of Android Pie is Google’s new Digital Wellbeing platform. The data and tools it provides really do help to make a difference in the way you use your phone, but as well as it works, its current implementation is a bit wonky.

After signing up for the beta on your Pie-powered phone and downloading Digital  [Read More…]

How to use Android Pie’s Digital Wellbeing tools

Make the most out of your phone addiction.

One of the major pieces of the Android Pie — then Android P — presentation at Google I/O this past May aligned with what many other companies are trying to do: make it easier to disconnect. They’re doing this by providing usage metrics, and incentive through various “wind down” or Do Not Disturb features, that both inform the user and help them check their phone only when necessary.

On  [Read More…]

Interview: Google’s EK Chung on Android 9 Pie design, simplicity and digital wellbeing

With version 9, Android takes a big step forward in user-focused design.

At first glance, Android 9 Pie looks very similar to Oreo — particularly to the casual observer. While it’s true that Google didn’t redefine the phone interface paradigm or introduce one huge category-defining feature with Pie, this release marks a considerable change in the overall experience of using Android. The change comes from a countless number of thoughtful design and user experience decisions to focus  [Read More…]

What is Digital Wellbeing in Android Pie and how to sign up for it

Earlier today, Google surprised everyone and released the final version of Android 9.0 Pie. While there are plenty of changes under the hood, there are a few extra features included too.

One such feature is Digital Wellbeing, which was introduced at Google I/O 2018. The company hopes this new feature will allow users to put down their devices and focus on life.

In another surprising move, Google is actually rolling Digital Wellbeing as a beta feature. This means that it  [Read More…]

How to get Android 9 Pie’s Digital Wellbeing feature on your Pixel right now

The feature isn’t quite finished yet, but Pixel owners can get in on it first.

Android 9 Pie‘s public launch is fresh and filled with tons of new features. But the biggest headline addition coming out of Google I/O earlier this year, Digital Wellbeing, isn’t available right away. Google still has some more work to do before it releases the feature to all Pixel owners, but in a continued spirit of open testing is offering it up  [Read More…]

Rock out with a variety of concert films in digital HD for $1 each at Amazon

No Ticketmaster fees!

For a limited time, Amazon is offering select concert films in Digital HD and SD for just $ 0.99 each featuring top musicians and bands such as Bruce Springsteen, Imagine Dragons, and Rush. Many of these films are regularly sold for up to $ 15 when not on sale. If you have No-Rush Shipping Credits saved up, now would be a perfect time to use them.

Watching live concerts is one of my favorite  [Read More…]

Confusion in a land with no digital manners

We shouldn’t be shocked when adults with no communication skills behave as such.

We’ve started summer vacation here in the U.S., which means every couple of days right around 6:45am my phone rings. It’s the young woman who lives about a mile and a half away, looking to talk to my middle daughter about the things they are going to do together today. This call always starts and ends the same way — with my frustration at  [Read More…]