Tag Archive: Profile


Why don’t more phones have audio profile switches?

It’s one of the most useful features Android manufacturers leave out.

If you’ve ever used an iPhone or a recent OnePlus device, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the switch on the lefthand side above the volume buttons. While the exact functions of the switch will depend on which company’s phone you’re using, the main idea is the same: a hardware switch that instantly mutes your phone, without having to turn on your screen and adjust the volume manually.

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Instagram now lets you add hashtags and profile links to your bio

Instagram introduces a new feature, the ability to add hashtags and profile links in your profile bio. See how you can easily do that.

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T-Mobile is finally adopting Google’s RCS Universal Profile

The Un-Carrier’s network will support the standard in Q2 of this year.

Over the last couple years, there’s been a lot of talk about Rich Communication Services — or RCS for short. RCS is the next evolution of traditional SMS texting, and it allows for advanced messaging features like high-quality image sharing, notifications when someone’s read your message, typing indicators, and more. On March 13, 2018, T-Mobile announced that it was officially joining Google and GSMA’s RCS Universal Profile.

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How to add a supervised user profile in Chrome 👀

Supervised profiles for Chrome let you decide what your kids will see on the internet.

Got little ones who want to use a Chromebook or surf the web on your MacBook or Surface but aren’t ready for everything on the internet? A supervised profile might be just what you’re looking for.

A supervised account isn’t connected to Google in any way, and the owner of the Chromebook (whoever first signed into it) controls what that account can  [Read More…]

Snapchat now lets you share your profile with just a link

With its latest update, popular messaging service Snapchat has added a new feature that gives you a new way to add friends. You can now create and share a link with your friends online so they can add you to Snapchat directly.

You can generate this link as a substitute for using your Snapcode, and it’s pretty easy to do. Swipe down from the top of your screen while in the Snapchat camera view, then  [Read More…]

Twitch updates Fire TV app with new profile pages and more

Twitch has announced an update to its app for Amazon’s Fire TV, finally bringing the ability to login and follow your favorite broadcasters. In addition, there’s a bit of chat support thrown in, along with new profile pages and more.

Facebook will soon support short videos as profile images

Facebook will soon allow its over 1 billion users to put in a short video as their profile picture that can be seen on their mobile apps. The social network is slowly rolling out this feature, along with other new additions for its profile section.

Nest releases 3rd generation Learning Thermostat with slimmer profile and hi-res display

Nest Labs, Inc. , a pioneer in home automation, has just released the third generation Nest Learning Thermostat. The new unit comes with a slimmer profile, a high-resolution display that is 40 percent larger than the last, and it also comes with an updated user interface to make it easier to read temperatures, alerts and messages.

The Nest Learning Thermostat has been proven by third-party researchers to save people, on average, about 10 to 12 percent on their heating bills and about  [Read More…]

You can now highlight posts on your Google+ profile page by pinning them

Google has released a new feature for its social network, the ability to pin posts on profile pages. If you have ever found yourself in the position of wanting to keep a specific piece of content at the top of your Google+ profile page, then this new functionality is for you. It’s a small change that will go a long way to show off that incredible shot you took on holiday.

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