Tag Archive: Features


Nova Launcher 5.1 adds some awesome features to an already-great launcher

Try out the new features in Nova Launcher 5.1!

Nova Launcher is a super popular launcher that lets you tweak and theme your phone to your exact specifications, with cool swipe features, animations, and custom icons and wallpapers. The latest version 5.1 has been in beta testing since late March but is finally ready for prime time. One of the big new features to check out is Dynamic Badges which give you little badge notifications right on your home  [Read More…]

Gmail for Android now features better phishing protection

Based on Google’s Safe Browsing technology, the new ability will help immediately identify nasty links.

The popular word for the week appears to be phishing; first with the Google Docs snafu, and then with an update to the Gmail app that helps prevent phishing from happening in the first place.

The new phishing protection relies on the same technology that powers Google’s Safe Browsing, which is utilized in apps like Google Chrome  [Read More…]

Hulu’s ridiculously pretty new UI is rolling out alongside Live TV features

The original Cable Cutter service just clapped back in a big way.

Hulu just unveiled a massive redesign to its user interface and added the most important feature it’s had in years. The massive streaming service now offers Live TV streaming and a personalized recommendation engine that filters down the things you like to watch on a per-device basis instead of per-account. It’s a huge change from the way Hulu has been doing things for years, and super visually  [Read More…]

Allo adds three more features that probably won’t be enough to make you use it

Google keeps on trying, but nobody seems to be buying.

Google’s chat app Allo is picking up three solid features today, and though there hasn’t been an official announcement we have word by way of Allo’s Head of Product, Amit Fulay, on Twitter. The new features of group incognito chats, chat backups and in-line link previews, were all previously rumored to be launching soon.

New features in #GoogleAllo rolling out  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5: top 5 features we’d like to see

Despite its humble beginnings, Chinese device maker OnePlus has grown to be a true force of the Android ecosystem. The company achieved global recognition in the small time-span of only three years and appears to be quite committed to continuing its ascending trajectory. Case in point, the phone manufacturer is currently working on the OnePlus […]

Nvidia is now letting Shield TV owners beta test new features

If you’re a fan of unfinished software connected to your television, Nvidia would like to hook you up.

All of the best official beta trial programs make sure you know that participation will not void your warranty, right? The folks at Nvidia are reaching out to Shield TV owners this week in search of willing test subjects for upcoming features and software updates. It’s being called the Shield Preview Program, and all you need to sign up, and a  [Read More…]

The Huawei Watch 2 Has Landed In The US Bundled With 10 Weeks Free Google Play Music And A Wealth Of New Features.

The wait is over, the highly anticipated Huawei Watch 2 is now available to purchase in the United States. As of April 18, you are able to get your hands on the device by taking yourself down to your nearest Best Buy store or for the more digitally inclined of us : Walmart – Target – […]

Apex Launcher is coming back in May with redesigned UI and new features

A new version of Apex Launcher is coming next month.

We haven’t hear much from Apex Launcher in a while, with the popular launcher picking up its last update on June 27, 2015. That’s all set to change soon, as the folks at Apex Launcher have announced that a new version of the app — designed for Nougat — will make its debut next month.

From Medium:

Things have been silent at Apex Launcher for a  [Read More…]

Instagram update adds infusion of new sticker features to Stories and Direct

A few days ago Instagram announced it was adding disappearing photos and videos to its Direct Messages platform. Now the Facebook-owned app is celebrating hitting its 200 million user milestone (up from the 150 million it had in January) with a new update which adds a bunch of new sticker options in both Stories and […]

One of the Galaxy S8’s most important features won’t be available at launch

Bixby Voice is only going to be launched in the spring.

Samsung has come out ahead of the Galaxy S8 launch to say that Bixby Voice, one of the cornerstone features of the new phone’s AI assistant, won’t be available until sometime this spring.

With its intelligent interface and contextual awareness, Bixby will make your phone more helpful by assisting in completing tasks, telling you what you’re looking at, learning your routine and remembering what you need to do.  [Read More…]