Tag Archive: Owners


Google is gifting an extra Buddy Pass to Stadia Founder’s Edition owners

The “early surprise gift for Stadia Founders” will also help Google’s game streaming service increase its user base.

What you need to know Google has announced a new freebie for Stadia Founders. If you bought the Stadia Founder’s Edition bundle, you can now redeem an extra Stadia Buddy Pass. You can share your extra Buddy Pass by opening the Stadia app and tapping the envelope icon in the top-left.

Just in time for the holidays, Google has  [Read More…]

Photo mode arrives in Red Dead Redemption 2 for PS4 owners

Plenty of moments to capture in the West.

What you need to know Red Dead Redemption 2 has a new update on PlayStation 4. This update adds several new bits of story content that were previously only in the PC version of the game. It also adds photo mode, allowing players to take special shots.

Rockstar has released a new update for Red Dead Redemption 2 on PlayStation 4. This update adds several story mode enhancements that  [Read More…]

Oculus Quest owners will be able to play hundreds o Viveport Infinity games

Viveport Infinity now supports Oculus Quest.

What you need to know HTC Vive releases VIVEPORT Streaming for standalone headsets. Oculus Quest owners will be able to use the Oculus Link to connect to the Viveport Infinity store. Quest owners will be able to access hundreds of PC VR titles through a Viveport Infinity subscription for $ 12.99 per month or $ 8.99 annually.

HTC Vive has released the Beta of VIVEPORT Streaming, which will give Vive Focus  [Read More…]

Some Nest Hello owners have been stuck with Halloween-themed sounds

Ding-dong don’t change your doorbell to an annoying sound

What you need to know Google Nest Hello owners could play spooky Halloween doorbells. The option to remove or change the theme disappeared from the settings. Google is rolling out a fix presently.

Google Nest Hello doorbell owners who wanted in on the Halloween spooky spirit were haunted by their choice for almost a week after the night ended. Some Google Nest doorbell owners reported to Android Police  [Read More…]

Chromebook owners are using Android apps 4x more, says Google

Chromebooks are also selling faster than ever before.

What you need to know Google has allowed Chromebooks to access the entire Play Store since 2016. The company says Android app usage on Chrome OS devices has jumped 4x in the last year. The company also sold 44% more Chromebooks year-over-year.

While Chromebooks have always been limited in what they can do compared to a Mac or a Windows PC, they’ve come a long way since Google first  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 owners can schedule updates to install overnight

The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL offer a new “Restart after 2:00 AM” option to install updates.

What you need to know Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL owners can choose to have software updates installed overnight automatically. Whenever a new software update is available, users will have the option to “Restart after 2:00 AM” in addition to just “Restart.” The new “feature” makes it more convenient for users to install new updates.

Google’s  [Read More…]

New Android 10 update showing up for some Pixel owners

It’s currently unclear what the update changes/fixes.

What you need to know The new version weighs in more than 1.1GB. No changelog has been published for it yet. It’s still being released as 10.0 with not point change.

Folks who choose Pixel phones enjoy a lot of things about being part of the Pixel family, such as a great camera and fast OS updates. In September, Google released the official build for Android 10 and  [Read More…]

PlayStation 4 owners can try Nioh 2 in an open beta starting in November

Eager Nioh fans will be able to try Nioh 2 in an open beta starting on November 1 and running through November 10.

What you need to know Nioh 2 is an upcoming third-person action game developed by Team Ninja and published by Koei Tecmo. Nioh 2 is getting an open beta that is set to begin on November 1 and will run through November 10. The game is currently set to release sometime in early 2020  [Read More…]

Pixel owners can now claim up to $500 for defective microphone

You can claim up to $ 500 only if you have documentation to prove your Pixel or Pixel XL had microphone issues.

What you need to know Owners of the first-generation Google Pixel or Pixel XL smartphones may be eligible to receive up to $ 500 from a class action settlement. You can get up to $ 20 if you bought a Pixel or Pixel XL before January 4, 2017, even if you did not experience any  [Read More…]

Best gifts for PS4 owners

If you’re shopping for someone who is a huge PlayStation 4 fan and you’re not entirely sure what that means, know that you are not alone. Shopping for a gamer isn’t always the easiest thing in the world. It’s doubly hard if they’re the type to go out and buy the latest game the first day it’s available. If your PlayStation 4 fan has switched to shopping digital, you may not even be able to see what games they have  [Read More…]