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Fast Share, Google’s AirDrop alternative, leaks with new features and UI

Fast Share is expected to be the AirDrop equivalent for Android.

What you need to know Google is readying its AirDrop competitor, aptly named “Fast Share.” Fast Share will replace the aging Android Beam service which was neither fast nor easy. The newly discovered screenshots below show how the design will look and some new features which have been added.

Android phones have featured a way to share files for years now using Android Beam, but the  [Read More…]

Netgear’s first WiFi 6 mesh router is crazy fast and has a $700 price tag

This Wi-Fi 6 mesh router system will cover homes up to 5,000sq.

What you need to know Netgear has a new Wi-Fi 6 mesh router named the Orbi WiFi 6 AX6000 (RBK852). It has four times the capacity of Wi-Fi 5 routers, offers coverage up to 5,000sq, and speeds up to 6Gbps. It can be pre-ordered starting now for $ 700 and will be available on September 30.

Do you have the need for speed? Because Netgear  [Read More…]

Explaining the Galaxy Note 10’s Fast Charging issues

I’m fascinated by batteries. The very idea of a battery is interesting: this silent, static object that holds within it power, electricity — light, movement, energy. Batteries, especially rechargeable ones, are fascinating because they are both simple — stored energy released as components need them, and then filled back up through another source — and incredibly complex. The very makeup of today’s modern lithium-ion battery is something to behold, and requires a considerable amount of engineering prowess to  [Read More…]

Oculus Quest devices are selling as fast as Facebook can make them

The Oculus Quest is selling so well that Facebook has a hard time keeping them in stock.

What you need to know The Oculus Quest is selling well, according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The standalone headset has earned positive reviews from several outlets. Orders for the Oculus Quest are often delayed due to stock shortages.

The Oculus Quest is performing well according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In the Facebook Q2 2019 Earnings call, Zuckerberg stated  [Read More…]

Android is adding new features for truly wireless headphones with Fast Pair

The features are coming later this year for headphones with Fast Pair support.

What you need to know Headphones with Fast Pair will be getting some new features later this year. Truly wireless headphones will have the ability to display battery levels for each individual bud and the case. Fast Pair devices will also gain support for Find My Device.

With more and more phones dropping the headphone jack in favor of Bluetooth, it’s more important than  [Read More…]

Do the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 support fast charging?

Best answer: Yes. The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 support fast charging. A 15-minute charge will power the headphones for up to two hours.

Charge quickly: Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 ($ 400 at Amazon) How fast can you charge the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700?

Bose really pulled out all the stops with the release of the NCH 700, as these headphones finally sport USB-C instead of Micro-USB. Plus, these are rated for up to 20  [Read More…]

Spotify’s fast and simple Lite Android app is now available in 36 markets

For the most part, Spotify Lite works very a lot like the main app.

What you need to know Spotify has introduced a lighter version of its Android app, called Spotify Lite. The new app is only 10MB in size and promises to deliver the same great experience as the main app but adds the ability to set a data limit and control the cache. Spotify Lite is now available for download in 36 markets across Asia,  [Read More…]

Google preps Fast Share, an AirDrop-like replacement for Android Beam

Fast Share is up and working for a few users so far.

What you need to know Google appears to have a working replacement for Android Beam that’s almost ready for launch. The new system is somewhat similar to AirDrop and the current Nearby feature. System seems to be 1-to-1 transfer only at the moment, but looks compatible with Android phones, Chromebooks, iPhones, and even Smartwatches.

Android Beam is on its way out with Android Q, that  [Read More…]

Choetech fast wireless charger review: Substance over style

Wireless charging is one of those things that we often take for granted. Can we live without it? Definitely. We’ve done it for nearly our entire lives. It’s not necessary by any means; we hardly think about it on a day-to-day basis. But, once you have the luxury of trying it, you tend to look for it in other devices.

Given that so many of today’s phones and devices offer wireless charging as an option, it stands to reason that  [Read More…]

How to use Fast Pair to connect wireless headphones

Pairing Bluetooth headphones can often be a pain in the butt. However, Google’s “Fast Pair” system aims to make the process a little more seamless. As long as you have a phone running Android 6.0 or later with Google Play Services 11.7 and above with a pair of supported headphones, you can get things connected without having to mess with Bluetooth menus/settings at all. Here’s how it works.

Our favorite Fast Pair headphones Premium headphones: Boes QuietComfort 35  [Read More…]