Tag Archive: Idea

Someone made a YouTube app for Android Auto, and that’s a terrible idea

The app’s called ‘YouTubeAuto’ and you can download it now.

Android Auto had a surprisingly big presence at this year’s CES. Wireless connectivity and full Google Assistant support are the two main features that are coming to Android Auto, and now there’s an app you can download that lets you watch YouTube videos while in the car.

The app is called “YouTubeAuto” and it was created by developer Kiran Kumar. You can browse all the latest trending  [Read More…]

Phone addiction is making me sad and anxious, but so is the idea of quitting

The better phones get, the easier it becomes to justify using them. But when does it become too much?

As many people do over the holidays, I tried to spend less time on my phone. I tried to be more present with the people in front of me. But occasionally, after 10 or 15 minutes sitting in the same spot, my mind wandered a bit, as did my hand, towards the phone sitting face down on the  [Read More…]

These $6 Bluetooth headphones are the perfect last-minute holiday gift idea

Last-minute gift idea = complete!

Update: Well that didn’t last long. Looks like these sold out quickly.

Bluetooth headphones have become more of a must-have with phones than they ever were in the past thanks to the removal of headphone jacks on various newer devices. Not everyone wants to drop hundreds of dollars on Bluetooth headphones, though, and luckily you don’t have to.

Right now you can pick up these Vtin Bluetooth Sports Earbuds for just  [Read More…]

Protecting your OnePlus 5: A tempered glass screen protector is a good idea

Your choices are limited right now, but it’s worth considering a tempered glass screen protector to keep your OnePlus 5’s display in mint condition.

Tempered glass screen protectors are a great way to ensure any phone’s screen stays in great condition throughout its life span. But there are often comrpomises involved in picking one. Edge-to-edge screen protectors will generally leave a small air gap between the transparent area and the display, which can affect visibility. Clear tempered  [Read More…]

Google, thinking that splitting apps is a good idea, splits Hangouts.

Today Google announced that it would be splitting Hangouts into two separate experiences; one that focuses on video conferencing in the form of Hangouts Meet, and another that focuses on text-based conversations in Hangouts Chat. If this sounds very familiar, it should – it’s exactly what Google did with Allo and Duo – which, by […]

Is using VR while high a good idea?

Is getting high and playing in VR really a good life choice?

Virtual Reality is able to transport you to entirely new worlds, sometimes with little more than a headset and a good pair of headphones. This offers up plenty of questions, including of course whether using VR while you are high is a good idea or not. After smoking with friends you might be tempted to jump into a game of Eagle’s Nest or Thumper, keeping  [Read More…]

Samsung still has no idea what caused Note 7 debacle

Poor Samsung. In its rush to compete with Apple’s slim design, the Note 7 tried to defy the laws of physics. And NO ONE messes with physics. But the South Korean company still can’t pinpoint exactly what went wrong. The unofficial theory is that the battery capacity was probably just too large for such a

Play Store carrier billing is now live for Idea Cellular subscribers in India

Play Store carrier billing is now available for Idea Cellular subscribers in India. The carrier has partnered with Bango to enable Direct Carrier Billing through the service’s payment platform, giving its 182 million customers the ability to charge app, game, music, and movie purchases from the Play Store to their monthly phone bill.

Carrier billing is live for prepaid and postpaid customers. Prepaid users will see their balance getting deducted automatically upon purchase of digital content,  [Read More…]

Play Store carrier billing coming to India as Idea teams up with Google

India’s third-largest carrier Idea Cellular is all set to roll out Play Store carrier billing in the country. According to Gadgets 360, the carrier’s partnership with Google will be announced later this week.

In a statement shared to Gadgets 360, Google said:

We are in the process of adding direct carrier billing to Google Play in India on Idea Cellular so that people can more easily pay for their favourite content. We will have more news  [Read More…]