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Lyft adds a panic button to its app that allows riders to quickly call 911

The Lyft app will also enlarge license plates and require you to leave feedback for drivers rated less than four stars.

What you need to know Passengers will be able to contact 911 through an in-app panic button in the Lyft app. License plate numbers are being enlarged in the app. Rating a driver less than four stars will now require you to leave feedback as to why.

When it comes to hailing a Lyft or Uber  [Read More…]

How quickly does the Samsung Wireless Charger Duo charge two phones?

Best answer: The Samsung Wireless Charger Duo is capable of charging two phones at the same time at a max speed of 7.5W per phone. That’s the fastest many non-Samsung phones can charge wirelessly with any charger, but is slower than modern Samsung phones can charge on other Samsung Fast Charge wireless chargers. For the fastest possible speeds with a Samsung phone, you’ll want a single-phone Samsung wireless charging pad.

Amazon: Samsung Wireless Charger Duo ($ 102)  [Read More…]

The Pixel 3 is quickly becoming my favorite phone ever

I take for granted that people pay the same attention to the Pixel line as I do. I mean, I’ve been looking for something like the Pixel 3 since I began reviewing phones almost 10 years ago. A product that doesn’t wear its specs on its sleeves but instead focuses on optimizing the experience for the way I actually use a phone throughout the day.

In my time using the Pixel 3, I’ve returned to one thought again  [Read More…]

Access data quickly and remotely with Zoolz Cloud Storage, now $49.99

Most mobile devices today come with enough storage by which to be happy, such as 32GB or 64GB. Of course, few consumers like offsetting their data (photos, videos, screenshots, downloaded files, music, etc.) onto cloud storage, but that’s just the way it is. And, since you have to settle for small, local storage amounts, why […]

Latest Galaxy S8 T-Mobile update that blocked Bixby is quickly bypassed again

When Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 it had one major omission. Despite the inclusion of a dedicated button to launch Bixby, the virtual assistant wasn’t ready for the prime time. Samsung confirmed the voice assistant portion of the software wouldn’t be ready in time and thus trigger the race to see if the dedicated Bixby […]

Quickly charge your phone by placing it on the LAER laptop sleeve

It happened to all of us – our smartphone or laptop ran out of juice when we needed it the most. It’s even more frustrating when all your mobile devices are rendered unusable at once, while we are away from home. A new Indiegogo project hopes to be able to solve your problem. It’s called […]

The Fi Fit Quiz lets you quickly see if Project Fi is right for you

See if it’s economical for you and your family to switch to Project Fi.

Google is making it easier for consumers looking to switch from their current carrier to Project Fi. The Project Fi website now features a Fi Fit Quiz, a tool that lets you figure out if the MVNO is a right fit for you. The tool lets you enter your home pin code to determine if Project Fi is available in your area, and lets you  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo may be number one, but Google Home is quickly catching up

Amazon Echo is certainly dominating the market, but that’s because there hasn’t been much competition until now.

Amazon’s line of assistant-enabled Echo devices remain as the punchline of every connected home joke, which is why it’s no surprise it’s the number one line of assistant-enabled connected speaker in U.S. households. According to research firm eMarketer, the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot devices now claim roughy 70% of the marketshare for this particular category of devices.

Google Home ranks in  [Read More…]

How to quickly launch the Galaxy S8 camera with the power button

The Galaxy S8’s camera shortcut has moved from the home button to the power button. Here’s how it works!

On the Galaxy S6 and S7, the camera app was easily accessible by double-pressing the physical home button from anywhere — screen on or off, and in any app. But the Galaxy S8 has no physical home button, which necessitated a change of strategy.

By default, the Galaxy S8 will launch the camera app if you double press  [Read More…]

BlackBerry’s Notable app lets you quickly annotate screenshots

BlackBerry may not be making its smartphones anymore, but it’s still producing productivity-focused apps.

To help extend the excitement of the forthcoming BlackBerry Mercury, the company has launched BlackBerry Notable for BlackBerry Hub+ users. The app allows you to annotate screenshots before opening them up in other applications, or you can start with a blank canvas. You can draw, add text, and make collages. It’s a fairly simplistic app that looks and functions a bit like Google  [Read More…]