Tag Archive: Read


Learn to read faster than ever before for only $19!

Whether you’re studying for a big exam, reading important business emails, or just a serial book nerd, your reading speed is everything. You need to get through as many words as fast as you possibly can, so you can move on to the next thing. Not only is it important to read faster, but you also need to be able to retain information. Studying for an exam is only going to be useful if you remember the material.

Learning how  [Read More…]

Read the fine print: Terms of service, privacy policies and the power of knowledge

It’s the only way to know what you’re giving away.

When you buy a new phone or install a new app, reading the boring (and often difficult to comprehend) privacy policies and terms of use are the last thing you want to do. But it’s also the most important part of the process.

We were having a discussion about visual voicemail in the Android Central Slack channel recently. With Marshmallow, Google introduced a visual voicemail framework for  [Read More…]

How to read websites in Chrome for Android with no data

Despite having connectivity pretty much everywhere we go, there are some times when the cellular signal just doesn’t reach far enough and WiFi isn’t available. For those exact times, Google has bundled a new feature into Chrome for Android that will allow you to download a webpage for offline viewing. Available via a long press […]

Chrome for Android makes it easier to download a web page and read it offline

Saving a local copy of a web article just got better in Chrome for Android.

Did you know you can long press on a link in Chrome for Android and you have the option to save it so you can read it offline? If you said no, it’s probably because it was one of those features nobody mentions and is mostly hidden. Google is changing that in the newest version of Chrome for Android.

Last year, we  [Read More…]

Google Docs spam is making the rounds, so take heed before you read

Even attachments from legitimate sources appear to contain illegitimate vibes.

Have you checked social media lately? There’s a bit of buzz making the rounds about Google Docs spam popping up in people’s inboxes. The spam comes as an email attachment from even the most legitimate Google Docs users, including educational institutions and other professional organizations that rely on the document-storing cloud service.

MASSIVE phishing attempt via @Google Docs going on right now!! If you get invited to  [Read More…]

Google Home: What’s fit for the web isn’t always something that should be read aloud

Reading something is very different from hearing it spoken by a creepy robot.

I’ve been thinking about something Phil showed me a while back. If you have a Google Home, ask it “What do sea otters do to baby seals?” and listen to the reply — but not with kids in the room.

The family room means family friendly and not all families are the same.

You get a long drawn out answer about how they drown  [Read More…]

Evernote has changed its mind, won’t actually read your notes

Thanks, but no thanks.

Evernote has backtracked on a controversial update to its privacy policy that would have, in the name of machine learning, allow select employees to read small portions of user content. From the company’s corporate blog:

In the coming months we will be revising our existing Privacy Policy to address our customers’ concerns, reinforce that their data remains private by default, and confirm the trust they have placed in Evernote is well founded. In addition, we  [Read More…]

Daily Briefing: Most of you will read this on a phone

Is this real life? No, it’s just the news for November 1st.

How much of your day do you spend on your phone? Do you ever count it anymore? I do this for a living, so my usage may be disproportionately high, but I’d venture to say that most of you spend more time looking at your phone’s screen than any other single activity. That’s not necessarily a bad thing — though phone addiction is a  [Read More…]

Here’s a great read about embedded AOSP to get your geek juices flowing

A start to finish primer on embedded Android from people who do it professionally is a must read for anyone who likes to roll up their sleeves and dig into things.

Android was designed for mobile devices, but it’s pretty scalable and actually not very difficult to get it to run on a long list of mobile and non-mobile embedded things. Of course, the difficulty is relative so you’ll need to be familiar with a few  [Read More…]

Read this before you drop $800 on the S7 edge. The hype is out of control.

I am having a real hard time grasping how there are so many full reviews of the biggest Android release of the year. When it comes to sales, nothing matches

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