Tag Archive: Experience

Wear OS gets helpful “Tiles” widgets for improved user experience

Google, in its continual process to refine and enhance the Wear OS (formerly Android Wear), experience, has rolled out a new feature for its wearable platform.

The latest change, Tiles, are glanceable widgets that can be swiped for information. Users can swipe to the left to pull up the tiles which can include details such as weather, calendar appointments, heart rate, news headlines, timer, and more.

Whether you’re into headlines or heartbeats, you can tailor your watch to meet  [Read More…]

Top 3 skills to enhance your Amazon Echo Show experience

The Amazon Echo Show is what would be considered the premiere device in the Echo family of devices. At $ 230, it’s more than just a smart speaker; it’s a 10-inch display that can help you out no matter where you are. In the kitchen, in the bedroom, in the office, no matter where you are in the home, the Echo Show is a versatile device that can supplement your life in myriad ways. Here are three things  [Read More…]

Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered is a good way to experience the series’ roots

Best answer: If you’ve already played Assassin’s Creed 3, it may not be worth it to pick up the remastered edition. But for new players, it’s definitely something you’ll want to grab.

Into the Animus: Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered ($ 40 at Amazon)

What’s included?

Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered includes the base game, all of its solo DLC (Benedict Arnold and Hidden Secrets missions, and The Tyranny of King Washington expansion), and Assassin’s Creed Liberation Remastered.

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Experience nuraphone’s in-and-over-ear wireless ANC headphones with $80 off

Combining earbuds and over-ear cans for a unique listening experience.

Over at Amazon, you can pick up nuraphone’s Wireless Bluetooth Over Ear Headphones with Earbuds for $ 319.20. That price is around $ 80 off their usual going rate of $ 399 and brings them down to just twenty cents shy of their lowest price to date. The sale is part of Amazon’s daily deals so is only available until the day is out.

Customized to you nuraphone Wireless  [Read More…]

T-Mobile takes free-flying skydiving experience to NYC for Galaxy S10

It’s a big day for Samsung as its Galaxy S10 line of phones is now available. With multiple models offered across multiple carriers, it’s pretty much Samsung season.

While some of you might have already pre-ordered your Galaxy S10 and are just waiting for it to show up, others are going out this weekend to grab one. Given there are a number of service providers vying for your attention, each will do something a little different to stand out.

T-Mobile,  [Read More…]

What if your Android Auto experience wasn’t touch-based?

It’s not particularly common, but I found myself really enjoying this interface decision.

I don’t ask for many features when choosing a rental car, but Android Auto is usually top of the list. Having that bigger screen for Google Maps on long drives is so handy, and the large UI for calls and music genuinely make me a safer driver. I’ve gotten so used to it, it’s difficult to really enjoy a car without it.

This time,  [Read More…]

Twitter’s mobile web app is a fantastic lightweight Twitter experience

This tiny little ‘app’ provides a complete Twitter experience without all of the bloat.

I gave up on using third-party Twitter apps a long time ago. I finally got fed up with the authorization token limit workarounds, missing features, sync problems and wonky notifications. But in a typical “the grass is always greener” situation, Twitter’s official app has its own problems. The notification system is often funky for me, not loading content in the background despite sending  [Read More…]

Use the DJI Osmo Pocket with your iPhone or Android for the best experience

Best answer: The DJI Osmo Pocket works with iPhone as well as Android phones with the help of a USB-C connector, but with the right cable or adapter you can also hook up a phone with Micro-USB.

Amazon: DJI Osmo Pocket ($ 349) Amazon: Apple USB-C to USB adapter ($ 19) Works with iOS and Android

Included with the Osmo Pocket in the box are magnetic connectors for both USB-C and Lightning ports, for hooking up either  [Read More…]

Experience VR with the Oculus Go at its lowest price to date

Escape this reality and find a better one.

The Oculus Go 32GB Standalone Virtual Reality Headset is down to just $ 179 on Amazon today. This price matches one we saw over Black Friday and is the best it has ever been on Amazon.

Oculus Go us a virtual reality headset designed for everyone. It’s the third headset from Oculus, and it’s meant to exist between the phone-powered Samsung Gear VR and PC-powered Oculus Rift. It’s a  [Read More…]

Android apps to make your Pokemon Go experience even better

Pokemon Go is huge. Yes, in fall of 2018. In fact, the game is as popular now as it was upon its launch some two years back. It’s a money-making monster and people can’t get enough.

Why is Pokemon Go so popular now? There are plenty of reasons. For starters, there’s no fewer than 350 Pokemon available to catch. New characters are added all the time and the fourth generation appears to be on the horizon. Then there’s Community Day,  [Read More…]