Tag Archive: Further


Need a Chromebook for your kid? Look no further than this Cyber Monday deal

A Chromebook only does your kid good if it can survive living with them.

Kids love getting shiny new technological toys to play with, and if you’re going to give them something technological for Christmas, giving them a Chromebook is a pretty good choice. Chromebooks have keyboards, so it’ll be easy to type out homework assignments, and Chromebooks can play some casual games through Google Play apps and web clients. Your kid won’t be able to easily play Fortnite,  [Read More…]

Tile’s new trackers go further and last longer — and they stick to things

What you need to know Tile’s new trackers include the Sticker and updated Slim, Pro, and Mate models. The Sticker and Slim have three-year non-removable batteries. New Pro and Mate models have farther Bluetooth ranges.

Tile has unveiled a slew of new and updated Bluetooth trackers for its 2019 slate, including a small black puck called the Sticker that has an adhesive back, and a redesigned Tile Slim that resembles a credit card. Both have three-year non-removable batteries.  [Read More…]

Google releases Android Q Beta 6, further refines gesture navigation

This is the last beta before the final build drops later this year.

What you need to know Google is now rolling out Android Q Beta 6. There are further improvements to Q’s gesture navigation. This is the final beta that Google is releasing before the official build drops.

Ever since the first public beta build was launched in March, Google’s been continuing to refine Android Q with beta update after beta update. Now, on August 7,  [Read More…]

Make your Ryze Tello go further with this affordable accessory

The Ryze Tello is a tiny drone you can fly with your phone and it’s not meant to go very far. Relying on your phone means a pretty tight range and sometimes choppy video, but with a cheap accessory and a few minutes of your time, you can make your flying experience a whole lot better.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Ryze Tello ($ 99) Amazon: Xiaomi USB Wi-Fi repeater ($ 12) Amazon: Anker PowerCore USB battery  [Read More…]

Android Instant Apps seeing limited launch today, will open up further over time

You’ll soon be able to run parts of apps without installing anything.

After learning about Google’s new “Android Instant Apps” initiative back at Google I/O 2016, they are finally ready for live trials in the real world. Google has worked with Android developers at BuzzFeed, Wish, Periscope, and Viki to make the first Android Instant apps.

When an app is designed to be an Android Instant App, it lets users download and run specific parts of it  [Read More…]

Google Keyboard becomes Gboard, separates itself even further from SwiftKey

Beyond just a name change, the new Gboard offers even more features.

Following the launch of the “Gboard” keyboard for iOS earlier this year, Google is now rebranding Google Keyboard on Android to the same Gboard moniker. At the same time, Google is adding several new features to both match Gboard on iOS and also offer more customization choices for Android users. The move comes not as a separate app, but simply as the version 6.0  [Read More…]

Samsung France takes Note 7 apology one step further, sends 128GB microSD cards to previous owners

Samsung has apologized and offered refunds and gift cards to all Galaxy Note 7 owners, but apparently that wasn’t enough for some of Samsung’s regional branches.

Samsung France is sending letters with another apology to former Note 7 owners. Inside the letter is a 128GB microSD card, which is a great touch on Samsung’s part. There’s also info on a contest the company is running.

Samsung France is sending 1,000 people to the Samsung Life Changer Park, a virtual reality amusement park  [Read More…]

ZUS USB-C cable review: A decent right-angle cable that should’ve gone further

There are lots of USB-C cables on the market. This one is a little bit different.

With more Type-C Android phones being released all the time, a lot of folks will be stocking up on spare cables. This last month, ZUS has been making a lot of noise about a new unique series of cables, with a successful Indiegogo having concluded on Monday. Their cable is reinforced and protected with Kevlar, but that’s not the only  [Read More…]

Bluetooth 5 will go further and faster than ever; announcement coming June 16

Mark Powell, executive director of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has revealed that the group will formally introduce its fifth-generation standard next week in London. Bluetooth 5 is set to see much faster speeds and range over the current Low Energy specification, with a particular emphasis on location services that don’t rely on the internet, such as in-store Bluetooth beacons.

From Mark Powell:

On the technical side, Bluetooth 5 has a lot to offer. As  [Read More…]

Amazon further bolsters its FreeTime Unlimited content catalog for kids

Amazon has bolstered its FreeTime Unlimited service for kids with new additions. The online retail giant has added content specifically catering for older children, aged between 9 and 12. There are new videos, education-based apps, games, books and more bringing the total number of catalog items up to 13,000.

The service itself starts at $ 2.99 a month for those with Amazon Prime membership, or $ 4.99 for those without. All Kindle Fire devices are supported  [Read More…]