If you are the owner of an Android smartphone, you probably know that Google names every major new version of its operating system after a deliciously sweet treat. We had Gingerbread, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow and now Nougat. Google’s naming scheme is also alphabetical, so the next Android will be called something starting with […]
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Amazon has topped the charts on the annual Harris Poll for corporate reputation, and to celebrate you’ll be able to save $ 8.63 on any purchase of $ 50 or more. Using the coupon code BIGTHANKS you can save yourself on that purchase you’ve been holding out on. Whether you are in the market for a new case to protect your phone, a battery pack to keep it charged, or even a better way to get Wi-Fi through your whole [Read More…]
Fingerprint sensors are fast becoming a standard in Android phones, thanks largely to the native support in 6.0 Marshmallow. While many associate the tech with security for logging in or making purchases, a fingerprint reader can be used for other features, too. That is, of course, if the phone and its software are set up […]
Verizon currently has a variety of its accessories on sale in celebration of Presidents Day. From wearables to Bluetooth accessories, portable batteries to VR viewers, there are lots of great deals here that you’ll want to check out. Whether you are looking for something to go with your new phone, or need a gift for someone else, now may be the perfect time to make your purchase.
Some of the deals include:
Google Daydream View – $ 49 [Read More…]
It has been some time since we talked about the WordPress app for Android, having last formally covered some years back around the release of 2.0. As you would suspect, much has changed so we wanted to write an updated review outlining the newest features. As WordPress proudly explains, WordPress for Android “puts the power of publishing […]
Just when when you had all but forgotten about Pokemon GO comes word of a major update to the game. Arriving later this week, the latest release sees the addition of all sorts of wonderful new features. Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, and many more Pokémon are nearly here! Chief among the new details are 80 Pokemon […]
Technology affects our social life and social skills. Armed with a smartphone and apps like Tinder, WhatsApp and Facebook, people don’t even need to go out into the real world to have a conversation anymore. But what if we told you not all forms of technology promote social segregation? Some actually want to combat it. […]
Are a handful of Plume Pods better than 3 Google Wifi pucks? Maybe.
There are a lot of ways to get a radio signal from one place to another. This is as true for your home Wi-Fi setup as it is for any other radio equipment. When it comes to mesh networking, there are two distinct types of setup being offered by a growing handful of companies. Trying to sort out what’s best for you and your [Read More…]
Google Assistant is starting to look more like an assistant.
If you have a Google Home or use the Nest or WeMo app on your Pixel, you probably already have a setting for Home Control in Google Assistant. With the latest Google app suite, everyone will see the same thing and know that Google Assistant can do more than tell you the weather or recite a poem.
The Home Control section is where you can [Read More…]
Intro Normally in this space you can count on me bringing you a review of a new or unique game or app experience. I say ‘normally’ as this experience is regarding a single game or app, capable of a single portal into a world, a sport, and utility. One; single. And I thought I was […]