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This $100 UE Blast Bluetooth speaker lets you bring Alexa along everywhere

A rare discount you won’t want to miss.

As part of its Gold Box deals of the day, Amazon has the UE Blast marked down to just $ 99.99 in a variety of colors. It’s available in black, blue, red, and white, and this is by far the best price we have ever seen on this powerful speaker.

The Blast has 360-degree sound with up to 12 hours of battery life. It has the Alexa voice assistant  [Read More…]

Facebook now lets you delete multiple third-party apps at once

There’s no “select all” button, but this is still much better.

Shortly after news broke that millions of Facebook users had their personal information shared and exposed with Cambridge Analytica, people have been in a rush to revoke access from third-party apps to their Facebook accounts.

Deleting apps and websites that have access to your account is fairly straightforward, but in its current form, is a very time-consuming process as Facebook only allows you to delete one  [Read More…]

MIUI 9.5 lets you restore data from a previous Android phone — and that’s a big deal

MIUI finally lets you restore data from a previous Android phone linked to your Google account.

The Mi Mix 2S is the first Xiaomi phone to come with Oreo out of the box, and it has a slew of new features that make it stand out from previous Xiaomi flagships. I talked about the hardware changes in my preview of the device, but there’s plenty to talk about on the software front as well. MIUI 9.5 now  [Read More…]

Samsung lets us in on some of its Galaxy S9 960 fps slow-motion secrets

This is how the GS9 slows down time.

Amazingly slow motion video capture is the latest big differentiating feature on smartphones. And Samsung is one of the leaders right now, pushing to 960 fps on the Galaxy S9 — only matched by the Sony Xperia XZ2. But Samsung actually released its phone already, and it isn’t hard to see why people are excited about using the 960 fps slow motion mode.

Now that we’re over a month removed from  [Read More…]

Alexa now lets you donate to charities by just using your voice

There are 48 charities/nonprofits to choose from at launch.

The list of functions you can perform with Amazon Alexa is neverending, and today the virtual assistant is starting to think outside itself. Thanks to a new feature called Alexa Donations, you can send money to your favorite charities and nonprofits by just using your voice.

Next time you feel like paying it forward, you can say “Alexa, make a donation” to have the assistant ask you where  [Read More…]

Google Play Instant lets you test drive games without downloading

Google Play Instant Games allows you to try playable games without downloading! Click here to find out how it works.

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Instagram now lets you add hashtags and profile links to your bio

Instagram introduces a new feature, the ability to add hashtags and profile links in your profile bio. See how you can easily do that.

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This DIRECTV NOW promo lets cord cutters watch every March Madness game

Watch it all from nearly anywhere.

There’s no need to have a costly cable subscription in order to catch all the March Madness tournament games this year. DIRECTV NOW is offering access to three months of its service for just $ 30. The service normally costs $ 35 per month, but when you enter coupon code YESNOW3 you save $ 25 per month, as long as you are a new subscriber. That brings the cost to just  [Read More…]

How Echo Connect Lets You Make, Receive Calls Using Alexa

It’s Alexa Calling, though a landline.

Don’t overthink the Amazon Echo Connect. While the name is somewhat confusing given it lives alongside Amazon Alexa and Amazon Echo, the Connect really just another avenue for Alexa Calling. (OK, that’s one more name you need to know, and thus adding to the confusion.)

Here’s the real deal: Alexa Calling is the method by which an Amazon Echo device can make phone calls. It uses the internet to do so but  [Read More…]

Google Photos now lets you export Pixel 2 Motion Photos as GIFs

Available with Google Photos v3.15.

It’s no surprise at this point that the Pixel 2‘s camera is the best on the market, but one of its most underrated features is Motion Photos. This records a few frames before and after you press the shutter button when taking a picture, and you can now export them as GIFs.

Up until now, you’ve only been able to export files as videos or still photos. However, thanks to the addition  [Read More…]