Tag Archive: News


Microsoft Edge beta for Android rolls out breaking news alerts and more

Edge for Android is keeping pace with its iOS counterpart, adding breaking news alerts, annotations for books, and more.

Just a day after rolling out to the Microsoft Edge beta for iOS, Microsoft is shipping a few new features to beta testers on Android as well. The highlights of this release include breaking news alerts, the ability to check out annotations you’ve made in books, and more.

If you’re using Edge as your Android browser of choice,  [Read More…]

How to add video news sources to the Lenovo Smart Display

Catch up, don’t play catch-up.

Google Home has long allowed users to set which news sources they hear when they ask Assistant to “play the news,” but with the arrival of Smart Displays from Lenovo and others, many of these briefings now have video, too.

That means when you ask your Lenovo Smart Display to “play the news,” you can watch it, too! Here’s how to get it set up.

How to add video sources to your  [Read More…]

BlackBerry Evolve & Evolve X now official: Here’s specs, news, and everything you need to know

BlackBerry’s latest phones have 18:9 displays, face unlock, and wireless charging.

BlackBerry’s Indian licensee Optiemus Infracom has launched the Evolve and Evolve X in the country. Both phones represent several firsts for the brand, including an 18:9 display, 4000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0, wireless charging, and face unlock.

Unlike the KEY2, the Evolve and Evolve X eschew the physical keyboard for an all-screen front fascia, with both devices sporting a 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160×1080) 18:9 panel. The  [Read More…]

Feedly review: Does it still hold up in the crowded news reader category?

You may not be old enough to have experienced Google Reader, but the beloved RSS feed reader was the perfect solution for ingesting news without all the noise. Just a bare-bones list of headlines curated by you, the reader.

What could be more useful material than subjects and items that you specify? It made the morning ritual a truly blissful habit.

But, seemingly just when you had the perfect amount of sources carefully categorized, Google announced it was discontinuing the  [Read More…]

The Walking Dead: Our World for Android — News, Tips & Tricks, and Everything else!

Blast zombies and rescue survivors in The Walking Dead: Our World!

It seems we can’t go a full month without another augmented reality mobile game launch. The latest franchise to try its hand at the AR craze is The Walking Dead: Our World, a game developed by Next Games based around the popular post-apocalyptic zombie drama on AMC.

An augmented reality game for fans of zombies survival

For the hardcore fans of The  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Bixby now shows you sports scores and news from theScore

It’s been more than a year since we first met the Bixby virtual assistant on the Galaxy S8, and until now we’ve seen relatively little in terms of substantive improvements.

In fact, the version of Bixby installed on the new Galaxy S9 isn’t that much better than what shipped on last year’s Samsung flagships.

For its part, the Korean tech giant is trying to make Bixby more relevant to its users. Case in point, this week we’ve learned that Samsung  [Read More…]

Bixby Home will get sports news and scores from theScore in August

The service will be available in the U.S.

If you’re into sports, chances are you use theScore for keeping up to date with all of the latest sportsketball games there are. Today, theScore announced that it’s getting new integration in Bixby Home for Samsung customers.

For folks that have a phone like the Galaxy S9, Note 8, or any other select Galaxy handset that’s got Bixby on it, you’ll be able to visit Bixby Home for staying  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S10: News, Rumors, Release Date, Specs, and More!

2019 is going to be the year of Samsung.

Samsung’s Galaxy S phones always give us something exciting to look forward to at the beginning of each year, and 2019 officially marks the 10-year anniversary of when the first Galaxy S flagship was released.

Similar to what Apple did with the iPhone X, we’re expecting the Galaxy S10 to be truly special. The Galaxy S9 and S8 were both excellent phones, but in honor of such a  [Read More…]

Microsoft News now official, rolling out to everyone on iOS and Android

Meet the refreshed platform powering all of Microsoft’s news services across devices.

Microsoft today unveiled its latest news venture, appropriately under the banner of Microsoft News. The refreshed platform, Microsoft says, will power all of its news content across its news apps on Android and iOS, as well as MSN on the web and the News app on Windows 10.

Microsoft has been telegraphing this refresh for a while. The first major step came when the MSN  [Read More…]

PUBG for Android: News, rumors, updates, and tips for winning!

The best shooter on Android just gets better and better.

Player Unknown’s Battleground (or PUBG for short) is a battle royale-style game that pits you against 99 other players in a heart-pounding survival scenario where you must scavenge for loot, explore the map and stay in the safe zone while taking out your competition. It’s a highly competitive game that offers game modes for Solo play, pairing up in Duo mode, or playing as a squad of  [Read More…]