Tag Archive: Phone

How to transfer data from your old Android phone to your new one

When it’s time to switch from your older Android phone to a new one, you’ll want to make sure all of your data makes it way across safely. Thankfully, Google makes it extremely convenient to migrate your texts, call logs, contacts, music, and photos over to your new phone seamlessly.

How to back up data on your old Android phone

You’ll need to make sure that all the relevant data on your old phone is backed up to  [Read More…]

These power banks won’t empty your wallet to recharge your phone

Power banks are wonderful tools that can help keep your lifeline from turning into a portable paperweight while you’re trying to survive just another ridiculously long day, but buying one you can trust shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. These are some great power banks that won’t break your bank… account.

Portable powerhouse Aukey 10,000mAh Battery Pack

Staff pick

This pack is phone-sized for charging on the go and in addition to 18W Power Delivery charging,  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s ‘Your Phone’ now lets anyone make calls from their PC

Your Phone calling is now generally available to all.

What you need to know Your Phone calling is now generally available to everyone. The feature allows you to make and receive calls from your PC. The feature underwent months of testing with Insiders ahead of general availability.

Microsoft’s Your Phone app is finally ready to add one of its biggest missing features: calling. The app already allows you to relay text messages, sync notifications, and share images  [Read More…]

The Razer Archtech Pro is the case you should buy for the Razer Phone 2

Razer’s finest phone gets a premium case to match.

The new Razer Archtech Pro case is easily the best case you should buy for the Razer Phone 2 — it’s just a shame that it came out a full year after the phone was released.

This case offers everything you could want in a smartphone case. It’s durable and comfortable to hold with a soft-touch finish inside and out to ensure your phone stays protected. It’s thin  [Read More…]

Your Phone now lets you draw and jot things down with your PC’s pen

The Your Phone app on Windows 10 now supports pen input for Insiders.

What you need to know Your Phone for Insiders now supports pen input. The pen input supports pressure sensitivity, allowing for more precise drawing and notes. Your Phone now supports keyboard, mouse, touch, and pen inputs.

The Your Phone app for Insiders now supports pen input (via Neowin). The update means that Your Phone supports keyboard, mouse, touch, and pen inputs. Analy Otero Diaz,  [Read More…]

Android Auto missing on your phone? Here’s how to get it back

Google has been on a campaign of late to make Android Auto less an app and more of a background process. They announced the demise of the standalone app for phones (and then back off that idea a bit). More recently, they’ve made the app icon for Android Auto for cars hidden in some versions of Android 10.

What Do We Want to Happen?

Fortunately, there’s a way to bring it back to your launcher if you find it missing.  [Read More…]

iOttie’s new iON Wireless Go power bank charges your phone wirelessly

Don’t go anywhere without the iON Wireless Go.

iOttie’s all-new iON Wireless Go Power Bank is now available for purchase at Amazon, and it just claimed a spot as one of the most versatile power banks on the market. This power bank is able to wirelessly charge all Qi-enabled devices, and it’s equipped with USB-C and USB-A ports as well for more ways to power up.

With its 10000mAh battery capacity, this power bank will have no  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Google’s best phone of 2019

Every year around this time, the internet is inundated with roundups. Lists of the best movies, albums, TV shows, and books are everywhere, and people can’t wait to catch up on all the award-winning titles they missed or overlooked when the weather was warm.

In the tech world, things are a bit different. Most people don’t consume phones the way they consume TV shows (though I know a bunch of our most loyal readers would beg to differ),  [Read More…]

Chrome Canary will soon let you send webpages to your phone via QR code

The experimental feature is not up and running yet.

What you need to know Chrome Canary just received a new way of sharing webpages with your phone. The experimental new flag generates a QR code for the URL of any page you are visiting. You can scan the code using your smartphone to access the page.

While you can already send webpages from your PC to your phone — and vice versa — on Chrome, that currently  [Read More…]

Injuries due to cell phone usage have risen dramatically since 2007

Ever since the creation of the modern smartphone.

What you need to know Cell phone-related injuries have risen dramatically over the past 20 years. The most common injuries include cuts to the face and head, bruises, and abrasions. The biggest uptick in injuries came after the iPhone was released in 2007.

Authors of a recently published study in the journal JAMA have noted an increase in cell phone-related injuries over the last 20 years. The study analyzed  [Read More…]