Tag Archive: schedules


Group apps for different Focus mode schedules in ActionDash 5.0

New feature automatically kicks you to the home screen after your screen is off for a set time period.

What you need to know ActionDash 5.0 brings app groups and all-day modes to Focus mode. New Fresh Start feature hopes to end you returning to distracting apps when waking your phone up. App groups for Focus mode finally allow you to easily block different types of apps during different times of day.

ActionDash has been on a  [Read More…]

Google schedules hardware event for October 15

Google on Monday began sending out invitations to a hardware event for October 15 which takes place in New York City. It’s here where we expect to see the formal introduction of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.

Google’s 2018 event saw the debut of the Pixel 3, Pixel 3XL, Pixel Slate, a Google Nest Hub, and the revised Chromecast. It’s these annual October gatherings where Google shows off the new hardware that takes advantage of the software features  [Read More…]

Focus mode schedules come to ActionDash and I’m begrudgingly thankful

What you need to know ActionDash 4.0 is pushing out on the Google Play Store. This update brings Schedules to Focus mode, turning it on at set times during your day. You can automatically backup your ActionDash data to Google Drive. Action Launcher v43 integration also let you see when your schedule is set to end or app time limits from the long-press menu on an app.

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Samsung schedules Galaxy Note 10 announcement for August 7

It’s official — Samsung plans to introduce its next-generation, stylus packing Galaxy Note 10 in just over one month’s time. An UNPACKED invitation sent out late Monday evening all but confirmed the device’s upcoming debut.

The invitation, visible here, shows the Galaxy Note’s new S-Pen and a single camera lens with details of the when and where. Indeed, August 7 figures to be the launch date of the phone and 4PM looks to be when festivities get underway at the  [Read More…]

Set schedules and timers with two Smart Light Switches on sale for $26

Control these switches via app, manually, or with your voice!

You don’t have to spend a fortune to start delving into Smart Home technology. Amazon consistently has sales on everything from smart plugs to smart lights, such as Etekcity’s Smart Light Switch two-pack. Coupon codes can save you even further, which is how you can pick up Etekcity’s two-pack for only $ 25.98 today. Simply enter code UDTUBLTV during checkout to score the discount. That saves you  [Read More…]

Google Assistant gains new abilities that let you set music alarms, look up TV schedules

The Google Assistant is keen on taking as big a role in your life as possible, and to that end, Google keeps pouring new features into the app. And the latest ones added are the ability to set alarms to music and look up TV scheduled. Google made the announcement via a blog post in […]

Google Assistant lets you set songs as alarms and look up TV schedules

These two new features are rolling out to users now.

The Google Assistant is something I’ve come to be quite fond of, and thanks to my Google Home and Pixel 2, I’m using it more now than ever before. There are two new features coming to the Google Assistant, and they allow you to link music to alarms and ask about upcoming TV shows.

Starting with the former of the two, this is something that Amazon just  [Read More…]

Samsung schedules Gear S2 for launch on October 2

Samsung today confirmed the pricing and availability of its latest smart wearable, the Gear S2. Announced a few weeks back, the watch will make its debut on October 2 and will carry a starting price tag of $ 300.

Customers interested in picking up the Wi-Fi/Bluetooth version of the Gear S2 will be able to do so from a variety of retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Macy’s and, of course, Samsung. The Gear S2 will retail for $ 300 while  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo now supports Pandora, MLB and MLS scores and schedules

The Amazon Echo is now even smarter thanks to the addition of Pandora as well as scores and schedules for the MLB and MLS.

Amazon has added some new services to the Amazon Echo including Pandora and new sports information. The Echo can now play your favorite Pandora station with just a voice command.

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Google schedules second Project Ara conference for January 14

Project Ara, the modular handset

Google has taken to Google+ to announce the next conference for Project Ara, which is to take place across two days in locations around the globe.

Attendees will be able to meet other developers in the region, as well as hearing the latest on Project Ara. The first event will be on January 14, 2015, with a central site in Mountain View  [Read More…]