Tag Archive: Install


Can I install Nest Secure on my own?

Best answer: Yes! You can install Nest Secure on your own, and everything you need is included in the box except a screwdriver for the mounting screws.

Best Buy: Nest Secure Alarm System ($ 399)

What comes with the Nest Secure?

Nest Secure is Nest’s home security system. This expandable system uses a variety of sensors and tags to secure your home, and when you purchase it, you get:

One Nest Guard: this is the actual  [Read More…]

How to install Linux apps on your Chromebook

Chromebooks have always been great at the basics like watching Netflix or checking email. Android apps brought a few more productivity tools, but Chromebooks are about to get a lot more useful with the addition of Linux apps.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Google Pixelbook – 128GB storage ($ 999) Check your Chrome OS version

Installing Linux apps requires your Chromebook to be running Chrome OS 69 or later. If you’ve had your Chromebook for  [Read More…]

How to install Android Pie-based OxygenOS Open Beta on the OnePlus 6

Be the first to try out all the new features coming to OxygenOS.

OnePlus mentioned at the start of the year that it would do a better job rolling out updates, and that’s exactly what it’s doing. The company has kicked off the Android Pie-based OxygenOS open beta for the OnePlus 6, so if you’re interested in taking a look at all the new features coming to OxygenOS, here’s how you can get on the beta channel.

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Every OnePlus 6 owner can install Android 9 Pie right now

The latest software has some bugs, but is available for anyone to download.

After a couple weeks running in a closed beta, OnePlus has opened up its Android 9 Pie update for the OnePlus 6 to any willing participant. The new update is the first public taste of the actual OxygenOS-customized version of Android 9 Pie, as early builds during the Developer Preview stage didn’t have a full suite OnePlus tweaks and additions.

If you’re willing to  [Read More…]

How to Install Fortnite on your Android device

Earlier this week, Epic Games officially began rolling out the Fortnite beta for Android devices. After only a few days of exclusivity on the Galaxy Note 9, the game was now available for all with a compatible Android device.

But the process of installing Fortnite on your device is a bit tricky, due to the fact that Epic is using its own website and a Fortnite Installer program to give Android users access to the game. The company said the  [Read More…]

Google Play Store shrunk down app size by up to 65%, so you can install more on your device

You’ve might have noticed there’s a trend of Lite apps for Android devices. In recent times, a handful of major apps have released stripped-down, barebones alternatives to their original apps. These Lite versions allow users to save space on your phone because they weight next to nothing. They are also a lot faster to download.

At the same time, Google is also striving to cut the size of regular apps, in order to allow users to keep more on their  [Read More…]

Android 9 Pie just dropped and you can already install it on your Essential Phone

Android 9 Pie finally got its name, it’s rolling out to Pixel phones, and the factory images are up. Usually, this is only exciting for owners of Google phones.

This time things are a little different if you’re the proud owner of the Essential Phone. Almost immediately Essential announced the Android Pie update would be available for their phone.

 

We’re proud to bring Android 9 Pie to Essential Phone the same day it’s released! Check your phone now  [Read More…]

How to install Android Pie 9 on your Pixel

Google has officially unleashed Android 9 Pie with all of its sweet new goodies. For us Android geeks, that means it’s a busy day of frantically hitting the update button or taking things into our own hands. If you’re looking to get Google’s latest sweet treat on your Pixel phone then keep reading as we go through your options.

Downloading the OTA

This is by far the simplest and easiest way to get Android Pie running on your device. If  [Read More…]

How to install Android Pie on your Pixel right now (or downgrade to Oreo)

Cherry pie, pumpkin pie, Android Pie.

Well, it’s here: Android Pie is officially available, and that means finger-tapping, impatient waiting for the update to hit your phone.

Now that the update is available, there are a few things you need to know before receiving it. So read on and let’s get the party started.

Android Pie review: Greater than the sum of its slices

The easy way The harder way Which phones are receiving the final Android  [Read More…]

How to install Android P Beta on the Nokia 7 Plus

With Android P, Google is expanding the beta program to non-Pixel devices.

One of the more interesting announcements to come out of Google I/O 2018 was the fact that the Android P Beta would be making its way to third-party phones. Aside from the Pixels, seven phones from the likes of Nokia, Xiaomi, and Sony are eligible to install the beta build, making it the largest expansion to the Android beta program following its inception a few  [Read More…]