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How to share photos, videos, and more with WhatsApp for Android

Use WhatsApp to send photos, videos, and more to your contacts!

Texting is nice. Reading is nice. But, come on, watching and listening is a little more fun (at least for most us). WhatsApp lets you share photos, videos, audio, locations, and contacts with your contacts.

Got a great photo from your trip to share? Do it! Want to share a song with a friend? Do it! Better yet, do it for free!

How to send photos  [Read More…]

Eharmony and Alexa team up to make finding a date that much more weird

I’ve been married for 13 years next week. I can’t even imagine what it’s like to do that in the age of smartphones and dating apps and Instagram and text messages. I am old.

Also: There’s now an Amazon Alexa Skill that ties eharmony to your Amazon account. So you can find more info on potential lifelong partners without even having to pick up your phone, or log into a computer.

Or, as eharmony puts it:

It’s a  [Read More…]

Latest OxygenOS beta for the OnePlus 3/3T adds new display calibration and much more

OxygenOS open beta 23/14 introduces new display calibration, watermarks on photos, and a lot of stability improvements.

OnePlus is rolling out the OxygenOS open beta 23/14 to the OnePlus 3 and 3T with several fixes, stability improvements, and feature additions. OnePlus has tweaked the color temperature of the display so the panel now leans more toward sRGB color calibration.

There are several new features as well — the lift-up display UI has picked up a battery indicator, you’ll be  [Read More…]

The Star Wars Jedi Challenge is AR-awesome and all I want is more

I got to be Rey and it was so great.

They say that greed and desire are the path to the dark side. I don’t care.

I want to get my hands on the Star Wars Jedi Challenge that Lenovo and Disney have cooked up. Now. I got a brief demo with the Jedi Challenge after its unveiling at IFA 2017 and I think that it and AR games like it are definitely part of the future of gaming.

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Official LineageOS 14.1 nightlies now available for OnePlus 5, more LG G6 versions

LineageOS official builds are now available to download and install on more devices. The smartphones that are getting LineageOS 14.1 nightlies treatment are the OnePlus 5 (cheeseburger), Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (mido), European LG G6 (h870), US unlocked LG G6 (us997) and Sony Xperia L (taoshan). LineageOS 14.1 which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat […]

Vobot is like an Amazon Echo Dot, only slightly more fun (but definitely more flawed)

Vobot looks cooler and is a little more fun than an Amazon Echo Dot. But it’s lacking the one feature that makes Alexa Alexa.

We’ve already established that the Amazon Echo Dot is the first device you should get if you’re looking to start out with Alexa. But there’s one problem: It looks like an oversized hockey puck. Not exactly what I’d call fun.

Enter Vobot. It’s a sort of dot-matrix-looking alarm clock that bats its eyes  [Read More…]

Google introduces ‘Google Enterprise’ with more robust management tools

Google is rolling out new tools for businesses to better manage Chromebooks.

Chromebook usage in businesses has grown in recent years, for a few good reasons. Chromebooks are dead simple to log into and use, and if something does go wrong it’s easy to powerwash them. Google already provides basic management tools for businesses interested in deploying Chromebooks, but soon, admins will have another option. Google has announced a new suite of tools called Chrome Enterprise.

While  [Read More…]

How your phone can help you walk more (and not hate it)

Take the stairs. Walk, don’t drive. Every little step adds up when you’re trying to get fit!

In the first Tech for your Health column, we discussed using apps and technology to help establish better nutrition habits. With all that extra energy that comes along with eating right, it’s time to step up your physical activity.

They say you need to learn to walk before you can run. While that idiom relates to mastering basic skills before  [Read More…]

Action Launcher 27 brings more color and transparency options to your Android home screen

Action Launcher keeps adding more features so users can fine tune their home screen.

Action Launcher has been a fan favorite launcher for years now, partly due to developer Chris Lacy consistently adding new features. Action Launcher 27 is out now, and here are some highlights of the new features:

The App Shortcuts and Notification Dots can now be colored to match either the wallpaper or the icon itself. Action Launcher’s custom search bar widget  [Read More…]