Tag Archive: Features

We don’t need faster processors and more RAM. These hardware features are where OEMs need to focus next year

Your phone is a computer. It may be a little weird to think about your phone as the same kind of device as your laptop or desktop, but when you consider everything that our phones do now, they’re more capable than some computers from just a few years ago. They’re our most readily available portal to

This Ruby on Rails bundle features 106 hours of training and costs only $39 (Deal of the Day)

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Galaxy S7 Nougat update: Top 10 features to know

There’s a lot to see in the Galaxy S7’s biggest update so far.

The Android 7.0 Nougat upgrade for the Samsung Galaxy S7 + S7 edge — currently in testing through the Galaxy beta program — is the most comprehensive update yet for Samsung’s 2016 flagship. In addition to giving the GS7 its first Android platform update, the Nougat beta gives us our first look at Samsung’s next-gen UX, which is loaded with new features.

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Samsung brings Gear S3 features to last year’s Gear S2

The Gear S2 becomes a much better watch with the latest software update.

Samsung has rolled out an update to the Gear S2, bringing the smartwatch to parity on the software front with the newer Gear S3. Gear S2 owners will now be able to download Gear S3 watch faces via the Galaxy Apps store, as well as the new Reminders app and Alti-Barometer.

The rotating bezel on the Gear S2 has  [Read More…]

Samsung Gear Fit 2 gets updated with new workout tracking features

The Gear Fit 2 gets even better at tracking your workouts.

Samsung is rolling out an update to the fitness-focused Gear Fit 2 that brings a slew of new features aimed at optimizing the tracking experience. There’s now an auto pause function that pauses activity tracking when it detects that you’ve stopped in the middle of a run or a workout. It automatically starts monitoring your activity once you resume, picking up from where it left  [Read More…]

Instagram gains live video and Snapchat-like disappearing photos features

Popular image-centric app Instagram just received an update, adding a host of new, useful features. After teasing the feat earlier this month, Instagram announced the new live video feature is official in the app’s Stories section. Other novelties include dispreading photos and video in direct messages and group chats. Instagram Stories debuted in August allowing

Google Play Newsstand gets new face and features

Google has been quite active for the past few weeks, delivering updates to some of its services including Google Translate and Google Play Music. Well now the search giant has announced a complete overhaul of its Newsstand app and an additional desktop extension. Like in the case of Google Music, the update for the Newsstand

Google Play brings new developer features for subscriptions, refunds and Early Access

Google Play has announced a series of new features for Google Play developers alongside their Playtime developer event going on today in San Francisco. Among the announcements today are new features that could mean great things for users looking for the newest apps and the best deals.

Even as [Chromebooks](./chromebooks] are beginning to enjoy Google Play apps, Google Play is preparing to expand with Daydream VR apps as well as Google Play for Wear, bringing standalone  [Read More…]

Pocket Casts picks up major update with Nougat features, shareable lists, and much more

Pocket Casts is a great podcast app loaded with features. You can easily subscribe to your favorite podcasts, and a sync option allows you to pick up from where you left off across devices, and on the web.

The app has picked up a significant update to version 6.0 that adds several Nougat features, including support for multi-window mode, app shortcuts, audio effects while streaming, and the ability to create shareable lists of your favorite podcasts.

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Google Photos updated with four new features

Google Photos is getting four big updates today: three ways to relive memories, and one quick way to fix certain photos. The first update lets you “rediscover old memories”. If you have a huge photo library filled with thousands of photos, sometimes Google’s intelligent search might not be enough. Rediscovering memories gives you a pleasant