Tag Archive: Offline


Gallery Go is a lightweight Google Photos app that works offline

Gallery Go lets you easily edit and organize your photos, and the app takes up just 10MB of storage.

What you need to know Google has launched Gallery Go, a lightweight Google Photos client for emerging markets. Like Photos, Gallery Go uses machine learning to organize and enhance your photos, but it is designed to work offline. Gallery Go joins the likes of Files by Google and Google Go, a suite of lightweight apps designed for entry-level  [Read More…]

Mighty Vibe: An offline Spotify speaker with 1,000 songs, just $76.99

Are you a Spotify subscriber? If you’re a student, and aren’t signed up yet, you need to take advantage of the $ 5 plan that includes Hulu and Showtime, too.

Assuming you are a Spotify listener, how do you go about taking your playlist with you? Phone, right? What if you could leave the phone home and still get your music on the go?

Meet the Mighty Vibe, a tiny portable unit that goes anywhere you do, and does one  [Read More…]

How to use Google Maps offline

Let’s face it, we don’t have great cell service everywhere we go. Raise your hand if you’ve gotten lost someplace you’re unfamiliar with and had absolutely no signal. Thankfully, Google allows you to use its maps offline. And, with a little forethought you won’t end up stranded with no understanding of your surroundings.

What you should know about offline maps

The most important thing to know is that you will need to download the map before going to your location —  [Read More…]

Speech-to-text on Pixel phones is gaining offline support and lower latency

An “end-to-end, all-neural, on-device speech recognizer” is to thank.

Whether you’re running errands, driving, or have difficulty typing on a touchscreen, speech-to-text can be an incredibly helpful feature. It’s something that’s gotten a lot better over the years, but it can still have its pitfalls.

On its Google AI Blog, Google announced that Pixel phones which are set to English will soon see noticeable improvements with the performance of their speech-to-text abilities.

Typically, speech-to-text needs to communicate  [Read More…]

Can The Division 2 be played offline?

Best answer: No. The Division 2 requires players to be connected to the internet since it’s a shared-world experience and relies on its servers.

Get the game: The Division 2 Standard Edition ($ 60 at Amazon) Get a wired connection: 50ft Ethernet Cable ($ 10 at Amazon) I thought The Division 2 could be played solo?

You can play The Division 2 completely solo through the campaign and its endgame, but you’ll still need to be connected  [Read More…]

Spotify update brings simpler navigation + offline radio to Premium users

The Search page is also more powerful.

Way back in August of this year, Spotify rolled out a new UI for its Android app that’s much simpler and easy to use. This was a very welcome change considering how cluttered the app used to be, but up until now, this new UI has only been available for free users. Now, Spotify’s expanding this to its Premium subscribers.

The bottom navigation bar that used to have tabs for  [Read More…]

Shuffle through your Spotify playlists offline with the new $86 Mighty Vibe

Listen up.

Mighty has introduced a new-and-improved way to listen to your Spotify playlists offline. Dubbed the Mighty Vibe, this $ 85.99 gadget is actually a new iteration of last year’s plain-old Mighty. Unfortunately, that model was littered with issues such as spotty connections, an unimpressive battery life, and inadequate playback. The new version improves on all of those issues, and brings those improvements to a nice little black, blue, or red package. As you’ll see on  [Read More…]

Casio announces their PRO TEK WSD-F30 smartwatch with offline map support

Casio has kicked off IFA with a bang with their all-new Wear OS PRO TEK WSD-F30 smartwatch. The WSD-F30 continues with the tradition of their previous outdoor smartwatches. Including a rugged build and specialized features for all the tech-savvy outdoor lovers out there.

This time around they have shaved down the body a bit making it slightly less gargantuan. It might be slightly smaller but the WSD-F30 is still just as durable featuring MIL-STD-810 military certification, while also keeping the 5 bars water  [Read More…]

Instagram’s ‘Data Download’ lets you save all your content offline

Available now on desktop, coming soon to Android and iOS apps.

Earlier this month, Instagram announced that it was working on a tool to allow users to download and save offline copies of their data. Today, that tool is being launched as Data Download.

Data Download is rolling out to Instagram now, with access currently available on the web and coming soon to the Android and iOS apps. You’ll find Data Download within your privacy settings, and  [Read More…]

What’s your favorite app for offline music listening?

All your music, no Internet connection required.

As great as music streaming apps can be, constantly streaming your favorite songs without being connected to Wi-Fi can quickly eat up your monthly data allotment if you aren’t subscribed to an unlimited plan. Plus, even if you do have unlimited data to burn through each month, accessing your library of songs can be impossible if you run into an area with poor cell coverage.

Thankfully, there are plenty of  [Read More…]