Tag Archive: Features


Google’s Datally app gets guest mode, daily limits, and other features

All of this is rolling out to the app now.

In late 2017, Google launched an app to help you cut down on your mobile data usage called “Datally.” Datally’s already pretty great as is, but Google recently announced four new features for the app that aim to help you use even less data.

The feature that users will likely find the most useful is Daily Limit. With this, you can tell Datally how much mobile data  [Read More…]

Here’s are all the features YouTube Music is still missing

Google’s newest music service may be shiny and new, but it’s still quite lacking.

Youtube Music is a hybrid music service with a lot of promise and an unparalleled library to tap into. Unfortunately, all that potential is held down by how many things — including very, very basic things — the service and its apps are still missing. YouTube Music is already working on some of the items on this list, and hopefully we’ll be able  [Read More…]

FYI: The OnePlus 6 features Dirac Power Sound and Dirac HD Sound

Dirac is a Swedish company that specializes in digital sound optimization solutions and has worked with quite a few smartphone makers in the last few years. Xiaomi, Huawei and OnePlus have all leveraged Dirac technology in order to offer superior audio quality on their devices.

It turns out that Dirac has had a partnership with OnePlus ever since the OnePlus 2 and now it seems this collaboration has extended to the OnePlus 6 as well.

OnePlus 6 has improved audio  [Read More…]

Twitter doubles down on news with new app features and notifications

Twitter wants to make it easier to see the news it thinks you care about.

Twitter, the social media platform filled with good boys and endless political screaming, is getting serious about the way it tackles news. On June 13, the company announced a few new features coming to the app that should make it much easier to find topics you care about and get information from sources you trust. There’s not a name for any of  [Read More…]

OxygenOS + OnePlus 6: Top 10 features you need to know

OxygenOS stays true to Google’s vision of Android while offering plenty of customization options.

OxygenOS is one of the best implementations of Android currently available. Instead of offering a heavily customized interface like its Chinese rivals, OnePlus has kept things simple, adding a few differentiating features on top of a vanilla user interface. There are enough tweaks and gestures that let you customize your experience, but the focus is on performance.

OnePlus baked new functionality into OxygenOS  [Read More…]

Nine features and settings every Google Home user needs to know

First introduced in May 2016, the Google Home has fast become one of the leading connected smart speakers. It’s perhaps one of the most flexible devices of its kind and only gets better with updates and new features.

We’re in an era where the Google Home faces strong competition from the likes of Sonos, Amazon Echo, and the Apple HomePod. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks, and the space will get more crowded when Samsung delivers its first Bixby-powered  [Read More…]

LG Q Stylus series is announced with mid-range specs and some premium features

LG has been quite prolific lately. After launching the V35 ThinQ last week, the company is back yet again with another new smartphone.

The company pulled the wraps off the LG Q Stylus, a mid-range handset coming with some premium features, which LG hopes will help differentiate it from the rest of the crop.

The Korean device maker will be offering three versions depending on market: the standard Q Stylus, Q Stylus+ and Q Stylus α.

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6 features from iOS 12 that need to come to Android

Good ideas are good ideas.

The WWDC Keynote just wrapped up and we got to see everything we are supposed to see about iOS 12.

We’re Android folks ’round these parts, but that doesn’t mean we can’t recognize a good thing when we see it. I’m all for letting company executives and ever-faithful fans fight about who copied who and who did it better and everything else as long as it means my phone can do something  [Read More…]

Amazon’s one-day PNY sale features discounted storage, SSDs, graphics cards, and more

This limited time sale is one you don’t want to miss out on.

Amazon’s offering a variety of PNY products at up to 25% off today only, from micro SD cards and graphics cards to flash drives and SSDs. This sale is part of Amazon’s Gold Box deals of the day and brings many of these items down to their lowest prices ever.

If you’re on the hunt for a micro SD card, you could grab an Elite-X  [Read More…]