Tag Archive: Feature


Microsoft Launcher beta picks up new family feature, Edge improvements

Microsoft Launcher continues its focus on family features with the latest beta update.

Microsoft Launcher is shipping out another new set of features for beta testers to check out on Android. And like other recent updates to the launcher, this one focuses on a new family feature and some smaller tweaks here and there.

One of the biggest pieces of this update is the ability for parents to now choose which kids to show or hide on  [Read More…]

What’s the most important feature you look for in a new phone?

Everyone wants something, so what gets your wallet open?

Ah, that new phone smell. Buying a new phone can be a sort of ritual. Some loyalists will immediately order what’s new from a company they already have faith in, some will ponder endlessly and obsess over every detail, and others are content to wait and see before the plastic card comes out. But one thing we all have in common is that we’re usually looking for just  [Read More…]

DIRECTV NOW’s new DVR feature and subscription promo make this the perfect time to sign up

New features like this are always released for free to all users.

DIRECTV NOW is offering three months of service for $ 30, and just recently the company announced a whole new feature you’ll want to take advantage of. The service has added 20 hours of cloud-based DVR recording to both the Android and Amazon Fire TV apps. That means you’ll be able to stream your favorite shows or record them to watch later for up to 30 days.

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Sshhh, Instagram testing new Mute feature for your feed

Instagram is adding a new feature that allows you to mute posts and stories from specific users without having to unfollow the users entirely.

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How to reclaim phone storage with Google Photos’ Free Up Space feature

Google Photos has a great way to get back some of your phone’s storage!

The best feature of Google Photos is the hassle free backups: all your photos and videos are automatically up to the cloud, so you won’t lose your favorite memories. If you’re moving to a new phone, all of your old photos are available just by signing in.

A side effect of this is it means your photos and videos don’t need to take  [Read More…]

How to enable Google’s new Smart Compose feature in Gmail

During the Google I/O 2018 keynote, a new feature was announced for Gmail. Smart Compose allows Gmail to automatically compose emails all by using the tab key while you’re typing.

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Windows 10’s Timeline feature is coming to Android

Windows Timeline will be coming to Android devices later this year via the Microsoft Launcher app.

At Build 2018, Microsoft has today announced that it is bringing support for Windows Timeline to Android and iOS later this year. Edge activities are already logged on Windows 10 PCs from the Edge app on your phone, but coming soon is the ability to see that same timeline directly on your phone for resuming web browsing activities and more.

On  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire TV Cube might feature always-listening Alexa

If an Echo Dot and Fire TV had a baby, this could be the end result.

Earlier this week, a report came out that Amazon’s next venture with Alexa is to integrate the assistant into in-home robots. We’re still a ways off before that actually comes to market, but in the very near future, the online shopping giant will announce a new product called the “Fire TV Cube.”

Spotted by AFTV News, there’s a new page on  [Read More…]

LG G7 ThinQ to feature Google Assistant button, iPhone X-like notch

The upcoming LG G7 has been rumored to have an iPhone X-like notch. A new rumor confirms the notch as well as a dedicated Google Assistant button. LG is adding the “ThinQ” moniker as a nod to the growing AI trend.

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The OnePlus 6 may feature a ceramic back

OnePlus is experimenting with new materials for its upcoming flagship.

With the OnePlus 6 launch imminent, we’re starting to see more and more details emerge about the upcoming flagship, with a new OnePlus India teaser suggesting the phone will feature “new materials” in its construction. Last year’s OnePlus 5 and 5T offered an aluminum chassis, and we could see a ceramic-backed OnePlus 6.

Same expert craftsmanship, new materials #OnePlus6 pic.twitter.com/kRzFAcYrzp

— OnePlus India  [Read More…]