Tag Archive: Feature


OnePlus 7 Pro will feature a Quad HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate

OnePlus is set to offer a higher-res display with a 90Hz refresh rate on the OnePlus 7 Pro.

OnePlus has maintained a dual flagship release cycle in recent years, launching a new device every six months. That’s set to change this year as the company is introducing a 5G-enabled device alongside the OnePlus 7. The OnePlus 7 itself will have several variants, including a Pro version that dials up the specs considerably.

We can now reveal that  [Read More…]

Police are using Google’s Timeline feature to collect location information

Another location feature that police are using to track individuals.

If you’re one of the millions of people with a Google account, you have a Google Maps Timeline. It might be blank — it’s tied to the Location History setting that caused more confusion than needed because of its name, and it checks in periodically on every mobile device tied to your account once you’ve agreed and opted in. For some people, this is helpful for things  [Read More…]

Google’s Call Screen feature may soon arrive on Android One devices

Possibly coming to Motorola and Nokia phones first.

When the Pixel 3 launched in October 2018, one of its most interesting features was Call Screen — something that allows the Google Assistant to answer calls for you so you can decide if you want to pick up or end the call. It expanded to the Pixel 2 and Pixel series last year, and now it looks like it’ll soon be made available for Android One phones.

Spotted  [Read More…]

Make your Galaxy S10’s front cameras a feature with these wallpapers!

The hole-punch camera cutouts on the Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ is something you can love or hate, but if you have to look at it every day, you might as well play into it with a fun wallpaper that fits it perfectly! I’m still working on my own hold-punch wallpapers and themes for the upcoming S10 series, but until then, Twitter user Matt B has given us all a properly nerdy collection of hole-punch wallpapers to start off with,  [Read More…]

Speed limit feature now showing up in Google Maps for some users

Yes yes, a thousand times yes.

Earlier in the week, some Google Maps users began seeing speed trap warnings pop up in the app to alert them of areas where speed cameras were being used to watch drivers going faster than they should. Now, just a couple days later, users are now reporting that Google Maps is getting a new speed limit feature.

Speed limits in Google Maps aren’t technically new seeing as how they kind  [Read More…]

Bang & Olufsen’s updated Beoplay E8 earphones now feature wireless charging

These truly wireless headphones are getting a big update next month.

Everywhere you turn, more and more people are adopting truly wireless headphones. The AirPods are easily the most desired, even for Android users, and eyes have been on Apple lately as people eagerly await an announcement regarding the next edition of its wireless earbuds. In the meantime, it looks as if one company just beat Apple to the punch on one of its potentially upcoming features  [Read More…]

Samsung’s foldable phone may feature 6,000mAh battery

Samsung has already shown off its first foldable smartphone, the device it plans on launching in the early stages of 2019. Before that happens, though, rumors and leaks are starting to painting us a picture of the device.

That’s where CGS-CIMB Research of Korea comes in. In a new prediction, the group says that they believe Samsung could launch the upcoming foldable phone alongside the oft-rumored Galaxy S10 in February of next year. And if that doesn’t pan out, then the device  [Read More…]

Google Maps’ For You feature expands to iOS, 130 new countries for Android

For You is available in over 40 countries for iOS.

When Google Maps got its big visual refresh back in June, one of the new features it introduced was something called “For You.” For You is a section in Maps that recommends new places to check out based on your preferences, lets you know about new restaurants that open, and events happening in your area.

Today, Google’s announcing that For You is now expanding to 130+ additional  [Read More…]

How to use the Call Screen feature on the Pixel 3

One of the most interesting and useful new features of the Pixel 3 is Call Screening, which uses automated prompts and Google Assistant to ask unknown callers why they’re calling. You get a real-time transcription of the conversation, and can choose from a handful of follow-up questions to get more information out of the caller before answering or hanging up. Luckily, using it is dead simple.

Products used in this guide Google Store: Pixel 3 ($ 799) Using  [Read More…]

Oukitel U23 tipped to feature notch on top and wireless charging (Promoted)

Oukitel’s upcoming flagship, the U23 will arrive on the market this November. We don’t know the exact date yet, but the company will probably reveal this information soon enough.

While we wait on that, let us tell you the U23 is expected to land with a 6.18-inch display with 1080 x 2246 resolution (FHD+). The front panel is of Huaxing LCD variety, which compared to the regular LCD standard, should be able to display more details in pictures for a  [Read More…]