Tag Archive: Feature


Google Pay in the UK is losing its send/receive money feature

It’s shutting down on September 6.

What you need to know Google Pay in the UK is losing its P2P feature on September 6. P2P allows users to send and receive money from one another. The feature is only available in the UK and the U.S.

Last year, Google Pay received a major overhaul. Not only did it get a new name and UI upgrade, but the functions of Android Pay and Google Wallet were merged under  [Read More…]

Learn about the ECG feature in the Withings Move ECG

Best answer: The ECG in the Withings Move ECG enables users to take an on-demand electrocardiogram right from their watch. This test records your heart’s electrical activity, which can determine if you’re experiencing an irregularity that could lead to something more serious.

Monitor your heart: Withings Move ECG ($ 130 at Withings, Coming Soon) Instant Results: Health Mate App (Free at Google Play) How does it work?

An electrocardiogram (ECG) records your heart’s electrical activity and can  [Read More…]

Google Maps gets real-time speedometer feature in multiple countries

The feature works on Maps but is not yet supported on Android Auto.

What you need to know The speedometer feature is rolling out to Maps in several countries. Even if your country is on the list it may not be available on your phone yet. Currently works in Maps but is not available on Android Auto.

If you liked when Google added the ability to view speed limits and the locations of speed cameras last week,  [Read More…]

Google shelves feature that would let Chromebooks dual-boot Windows 10

Google has poured water on “Project Campfire,” a feature that would have allowed Chromebooks to dual-boot Windows 10.

What you need to know Google has deprecated “Project Campfire,” according to comments and code removals in Chromium. The feature, which was first spotted in development last year, would have allowed Chromebooks to dual-boot Windows 10. Google was previously spotted working on getting Windows 10 certification for its flagship Pixelbook.

Google appears to have ended work on “Project Campfire,”  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 10 could feature the company’s first 64MP sensor

Samsung debuts its first 64MP camera sensor, with commercial availability slated for the latter half of 2019.

With global demand for DRAM and NAND modules slowing down, Samsung is increasingly turning its attention to other areas, such as camera modules. The South Korean manufacturer has seen a lot of momentum in this category in the last three years, and it is now debuting its highest-resolution modules yet. The ISOCELL Bright GW1 is Samsung’s first 64MP camera module,  [Read More…]

The Nest Hub Max misses the most important feature

A physical shutter over the camera lens is a simple — and obvious — way to make a home hub more trustworthy.

The Nest Hub Max is official. I’m almost certainly going to buy one, seeing as how I’m all in on the Nest ecosystem already. I’ve also got a Google Home Hub — erm, Nest Hub, that is, thanks to a rebranding — and a Lenovo Smart Display in the kitchen.

And I’m going to buy a Nest Hub Max knowing  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro confirmed to feature UFS 3.0 flash storage

OnePlus 7 Pro is one of the first phones to offer UFS 3.0 flash storage.

OnePlus isn’t waiting around for its May 14 launch event to reveal details on the OnePlus 7 Pro. In a tweet, Pete Lau has confirmed that the OnePlus 7 Pro will feature UFS 3.0 flash storage, making the device one of the first in the world to be based on the new standard. Samsung’s Galaxy Fold foldable phone also uses the same  [Read More…]

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…]