Tag Archive: Features


The TicWatch Pro features Wear OS and a secondary transparent display

Saving battery life on our smartwatches is an important factor, especially as companies shove new features under the small hoods. Mobvoi, a company based out of China, has an idea on how to help with that.

The company has unveiled the TicWatch Pro, which is a standard Google Wear OS smartwatch more often than not, but also boasts a secondary transparent display. That is meant to help stretch out battery life for the wearable and reduce Wear OS features that  [Read More…]

LG Q7 mid-range lineup introduced with some premium features

LG just unveiled the Q7 mid-range lineup, a successor of the Q6 family that was launched last year. It includes three phones: the Q7, Q7+ and Q7α.

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WhatsApp introduces new features for Groups

WhatsApp introduces new features for its groups, including descriptions, participant search and protection, and new admin tools.

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Ring Spotlight Cam review: Simple setup and loaded with features

Finally, a security camera that doesn’t scream “look at me”!

There is no shortage of home security camera options out there, and they range in price from well under $ 100 to well above it. Picking the right one can send you down a dark spiraling path trying to pick the right style, one that you can power easily, and one that is easy to manage.

After moving into a new construction home about a year ago,  [Read More…]

Android P Beta hands-on: The best and worst features

24 hours with Google’s latest Android build.

Android P has been available as a Developer Preview for weeks, but that was basically just Oreo with back-end API changes. At Google I/O 2018 we got the first proper beta release, which includes all sorts of visual changes and new features that better represent what we’ll actually see when Android P is released.

The OTA update hit my Pixel 2 XL after signing up for the Beta Program, and  [Read More…]

Machine learning for the win: Google shows off Android P’s main features

Google shows off some of the biggest changes in its upcoming release of Android. Slated to officially arrive alter this year, the next build is smarter and more intuitive than ever. Not only that, but it will help you spend less time with your face in the phone. What’s new in Android P?

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Google Maps to get updated with new Assistant, AR, and recommendation features

Google Maps is getting updated this summer with new Assistant features, new AR and camera modes, and “For You” and “Your Match” personal recommendation sections.

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Google brings even more Assistant features to Wear OS

Google has announced a new update is rolling out to Wear OS smartwatches which adds a few Google Assistant-focused features. These include Actions, audible responses, and smart suggestions.

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LG V30 ThinQ with AI camera features is up for pre-order in the US

Previously made available for customers in South Korea, the LG V30 ThinQ with more RAM, storage and new AI camera feats went up for pre-sale in the US.

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Spectacles v2 launch for $150 with sleeker design and improved features

The second-gen Spectacles iron out most all of the kinks found with v1.

In November of 2016, Snap Inc. threw a curveball at everyone with the release of Spectacles – those funky sunglasses that allowed you to record videos and post them to Snapchat. It was an incredibly novel idea, but a handful of first-gen quirks kept them from truly catching on with the masses.

Fast forward to April of 2018, and we now have Spectacles v2  [Read More…]