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Magikarp Jump is a decidedly more casual Pokemon game, now available in Google Play

The Pokémon you want, but without leaving the house.

Maybe you’re tired of walking playing Pokémon Go but still need to get a Pokémon fix — well, why not give the new Magikarp Jump game a try? This casual Pokémon-themed game is far less involved than Go but still kicks in with the nostalgia we crave. Announced earlier this week with a limited release, Magikarp Jump is now available in the U.S.  [Read More…]

Google’s new Family Groups lets family members share content more easily

Google is encouraging users to share more with their families. The search giant just announced “Family Groups” – an initiative meant to promote easy sharing between family members. Family groups allows users to easily share via services like YouTube TV, Photos, Calendar and Keep. What this means basically is that these services will get links […]

More Android phones are using encryption and lock screen security than ever before

An increasing number of people are making the right decisions.

We like to harp on security here from time to time, but it’s for good reason. Many often have a false sense of just how secure their private data is on their devices — that is, if they’re thinking about it at all. Your average smartphone user just wants to access the apps and people they care about, and not worry about security.

That’s why it was  [Read More…]

How to manage accessories, goals, and more with Samsung Health

Samsung Health offers you everything you need to get started on the right track to a better, more healthier version of yourself. However knowing how to manage everything this app delivers is absolutely crucial. While there are a lot of moving pieces, it’s easy to stay in control.

Stay in control with Samsung Health

As you may have guessed by now, there are a lot ways to control your Samsung Health experience. Once you have gotten  [Read More…]

The last year saw more than 82 billion Google Play app installs

Google Play sees a huge uptick in app installs in 2016.

At I/O 2017, Google’s VP of Engineering for Android, Dave Burke, revealed that over 82 billion apps have been installed from Google Play last year, a noticeable uptick from the 65 billion in 2015. Android itself now powers over 2 billion active devices, and is the largest operating system in the world.

Burke also shared details on Android wear, stating that 24 manufacturers have committed  [Read More…]

Google Photos gets smarter and more social: Top 4 announcements from Google IO 2017

The new features will certainly be helpful for loyal users, but they also exist to help you to spread the word on what Google Photos can do.

Google has more than half a billion active users uploading over a billion image files to Google Photos daily, so it’s no surprise that the company is doubling down on what’s turning out to be a successful photo-sharing platform.

At Google I/O 2017, the company announced a host of new  [Read More…]

Latest Instagram update adds face filters and more

Instagram lands another blow in the battle for social media dominance.

A new update is rolling out for Instagram today which adds a bunch of new features — including a few more borrowed from Snapchat. The big new feature is face filters, which works just like Snapchat’s version does, but will also work with other Instagram features like Boomerang. You’re able to use either the rear or selfie cam, then send your recording or pics to friends via Instagram  [Read More…]

YouTube TV gains Breaking Bad, Doctor Who, Portlandia, more via new channel support

YouTube TV has already added a number of new channels to its upstart internet-based streaming TV service. Just weeks after launching with a rather wide variety of options, YouTube TV gains additional key channels. Subscribers can now can access content from AMC, BBC America, IFC TV, Sundance TV, Telemundo, Univision, and We TV. This means […]

Cricket adds more data to its Basic Plan, pricing stays the same

On top of announcing the availability of the ZTE Blade X Max this week, Cricket Wireless also unveiled an upgrade to its Basic data plan. Staring May 12, subscribers will get 4GB of 4G LTE instead of the previous 3GB for the same $ 35 with AutoPay activated or $ 40 without.  The plan includes unlimited talk […]

Google rolls out ‘Street View ready’ program for 360-degree cameras from Samsung, GoPro, and more

Google’s Street View certification program lets you easily publish 360-degree content.

Google has announced a “Street View ready” program that makes it easier for customers using 360-degree cameras to capture and upload imagery to Street View. 20 cameras will be available over the coming months, including products from Samsung, GoPro, 360Fly, Insta360, Xiaomi’s Yi Technology, and others.

The Street View certification covers four categories:

Street View mobile ready: 360 cameras that can publish Street View directly  [Read More…]