Tag Archive: Lose


Never lose your keys again with the Tile Sport 2-pack for $35

Track it down.

Amazon has a two-pack of Tile Sport trackers on sale for $ 34.99 today. Normally you’d have to pay $ 50 for this set. We’ve never seen it drop this low before.

The Tile Sport is rugged and waterproof. It features a 200-foot range and is louder than ever. Simply attach it to your backpack, laptop bag, or whatever else, and you’ll be good to go. If you lose your item, just use the  [Read More…]

Tasker to lose SMS and call functionality in January 2019

You’ve got updated security policies to thank for this.

Tasker has long been one of Android’s most popular automation apps, but come this January, it’ll lose two huge features — the ability to automate anything relating to SMS or phone calls.

In early October, Google announced that it was going to become more strict about what kind of apps can access SMS and phone permissions. The main takeaway was that only apps that were set as your  [Read More…]

Can I revoke access from a Nest Tag if I lose it?

Best answer: Yes, you can revoke access from a lost Nest Tag. All you have to do is disable it in the Nest app.

Best Buy: Nest Tag ($ 25)

It doesn’t matter where the Tag is — you can disable it

If you’re thinking about getting a Nest Secure home security system, then you may be excited at the prospect of being able to share Nest Tags with the people you  [Read More…]

Can the Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro help me lose weight?

Best answer: Through various built-in and third-party exercise apps, as well as third-party nutrition tracking apps, the Gear Fit2 Pro can help you track all of your progress, from start to goal weight.

Amazon: Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro ($ 195)

The Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro can help track all your exercise and nutrition progress

With a host of third-party apps to try — over 3,000, in fact — there are myriad ways  [Read More…]

VideoLAN was right to ban Huawei phones from downloading VLC, but it’s users that lose

Huawei is the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world.

Huawei makes a lot of phones — 155 million in 2017, according to IDC. As of July 15, none of those or any other “recent” models from Huawei can download the VLC media player from the Google Play Store because VideoLAN, the developer and publisher of VLC, blacklisted the brand stating Huawei’s software’s “ridiculous policy of killing all background apps” as the reason.

PSA: @HuaweiMobile  [Read More…]

ZTE may lose its Android license

China-based ZTE hit a roadblock recently when the United States government blocked American companies from selling their products to ZTE. That’s not good news for ZTE, but it looks like the snowball is turning into an avalanche.

Based on a new report from Reuters, which cites an unnamed source, ZTE may lose its license to use Google’s Android operating system in its mobile devices. The report states that both companies are currently in talks about the future, but as of Tuesday morning, a decision has  [Read More…]

Back up your stuff! How to make sure you never lose your important data again

This holiday season, make sure your phone — and those of your loved ones — is adequately backed up.

When your phone is your life, the potential of losing essential photos, documents, music and other important things can be devastating. On your computer or laptop, even more so. That’s why we’re starting out our 12 days of tech tips with an obvious one: back up your stuff.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day  [Read More…]

Never lose an important file again: Data Rescue 4 for Windows is just $49 (Deal of the Day)

You screwed up. After not backing up your files to the cloud or storing them in a secondary place, your hard drive went and failed. Now what? Do you kiss your precious memories, media, and important documents goodbye? Probably. Next time get out in front of the problem; next time make sure your files are […]

Healbe’s new GoBe 2 wearable is designed to help you lose that extra weight

Wearables these days claim to offer pretty Sci-Fi features. Take the new GoBe 2 which was unveiled at CES 2017. The device maker says the tracker is the first of its kind that can measure calorie intake, hydration levels and…emotional states (quite a complicated task if you ask us). Launched by the Healbe Corp. the

Samsung expects to lose $3.1 billion in profits over Note 7 recall

Samsung has already revised its earnings forecast for the current quarter, estimating that it will lost $ 2.3 billion in profits over the discontinuation of the Note 7. The company is now projecting a further $ 3 billion decline in operating profit over the next two fiscal quarters, bringing the total losses from the recall to $ 5.3 billion.

Samsung expects that it will lose around mid-2 trillion Won in Q4, followed by 1 trillion Won  [Read More…]