Tag Archive: Lets


Don’t buy a USB-C adapter that lets you use headphones and charge at the same time

A 2-in-1 adapter could let you listen while you charge if only your phone was built that way.

When the Pixel 2 was first introduced there was an uproar about removing the headphone jack. Much of it was centered around a very real dilemma — you can’t listen to music through wired headphones and charge your phone at the same time.

Those fears were slightly abated when we saw an adapter from Moshi in the Google Store  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you buy items directly from Stories

Instagram has taken yet another step towards becoming a shopping app. The Facebook-owned company announced it will now allow users to shop directly from Stories.

Up until now, Instagram only let users to shop via their feeds. But with the Shopping feature available in Stories, folks will be able to purchase the desired items via Stories, thus eliminating the extra step of heading to another website.

Now when viewing Instagram Stories from brands, you can tap stickers with a shopping  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you share Stories you were mentioned in

Instagram this week announced a new feature that allows users to easily reshare Stories that mention them.

The Facebook-owned company introduced the resharing feature within its app last month, and now the tool is getting an upgrade.

Now the latest update to the app brings the ability to reshare any Stories that mention you. Until now, when someone mentioned you in a Story, you received a notification via Direct Messages that alerted you that you got tagged.

If you wanted  [Read More…]

Gmail now lets you customize swipe actions on emails

Available in v8.5.20 of the app.

Gmail’s desktop site got a huge redesign in late April, but since then, the Android app has remained more or less the same. However, the v8.5.20 update adds a handy trick we think a lot of you will like — customizable swipe actions.

Prior to this update, swiping left or right on an email in your inbox would archive it. This is a handy tool, but the limitation to  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you share Stories you were mentioned in

Instagram this week announced a new feature that allows users to easily reshare Stories that mention them.

The Facebook-owned company introduced the resharing feature within its app last month, and now the tool is getting an upgrade.

Now the latest update to the app brings the ability to reshare any Stories that mention you. Until now, when someone mentioned you in a Story, you received a notification via Direct Messages that alerted you that you got tagged.

If you wanted  [Read More…]

LynQ is a smart compass that lets you find people when cell phones fail

Never get separated from your group again. With LynQ you don’t need cell phone reception to find your friends or family members, as this smart compass works independent of that.

The post LynQ is a smart compass that lets you find people when cell phones fail appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Grasshopper lets you learn beginner code thru gaming (review)

With Grasshopper, Google wants you to learn basic coding techniques by way of a new Android game, taking the banality of coding out of learning new concepts and overcoming code “bugs”.

The post Grasshopper lets you learn beginner code thru gaming (review) appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Let’s cheer each other up in the weekend comments thread!

We should be happy over the weekend, so let’s do this.

This is one of those rare weekends when I’m sad that I’m not working. Or at least not getting ready for work stuff.

For the first time in about 10 years I’m not getting ready to head to Google I/O and it’s bothering me a little. And to be honest, it’s also making me a little annoyed. I’ve had to deal with some back surgery over  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you upload photos and videos in-batch to Stories

Instagram brings a new update to its popular Stories feature. Now users can upload multiple photos and videos in one go.

The post Instagram now lets you upload photos and videos in-batch to Stories appeared first on AndroidGuys.

Instagram’s ‘Data Download’ lets you save all your content offline

Available now on desktop, coming soon to Android and iOS apps.

Earlier this month, Instagram announced that it was working on a tool to allow users to download and save offline copies of their data. Today, that tool is being launched as Data Download.

Data Download is rolling out to Instagram now, with access currently available on the web and coming soon to the Android and iOS apps. You’ll find Data Download within your privacy settings, and  [Read More…]