Tag Archive: Sense


Chrome OS may be where the Pixelbook finally makes sense.

I’ve owned a lot of laptops over the years. No, really, a lot. There have been at least 50 laptops in my history of using them over the past decade or so. In that vain, I’ve got a new toy in the Allen house. I just bought a Google Pixelbook this weekend. It’s been a long road to get to this clamshell, but there’s been a method and Chrome OS may finally be headed where the Pixelbook makes sense.

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CARROT Weather Review: your forecast with a wicked sense of humor

There is no shortage of apps to get your weather from these days. To truly stand out your app has to do more than provide the forecast with a clean layout. CARROT Weather was able to accomplish this with a twisted sense of humor. Offering all of us meatbags a beautiful weather app with plenty of snark.

CARROT Weather has been a popular app on iOS for years now offering your forecast with a wicked sense of humor. It has  [Read More…]

YouTube Music Premium doesn’t make sense, and that’s exactly why it exists

Audio-only and casting to Google Home are Premium features, but please don’t pay YouTube Music Premium to get them.

Let’s call a spade a spade: This is a price jump.

YouTube made several announcements this month, from the announcement of a “brand-new” YouTube Music to the evolution of YouTube Red into YouTube Premium. There were many things to get excited about in the new YouTube Music, but one thing made absolutely no sense: the pricing for  [Read More…]

You can now ask the Google Assistant to lock your Schlage Sense deadbolt

As promised back at CES 2018, Schlage has added Google Assistant compatibility to its Sense smart deadbolt. The feature went live this week.

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HTC U12+ specifications: Dual cameras, BoomSound, Edge Sense 2 for $800

It’s everything you want in a 2018 flagship — for a price.

There’s a lot to like about HTC’s U12+ flagship, including some innovative features that are sure to turn heads. With an all-glass design and optional translucent back, the phone is very similar to most high-end Android phones in 2018: a Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB of RAM, a 6-inch QHD display with a 2:1 aspect ratio, dual cameras, and a 3,500mAh battery. Oh, and Android 8.0.

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Google Flights now predicts delays and makes sense of cheaper tickets

Google’s two new tools should make flying suck just a little less.

Although I’ve yet to have a bad experience while flying, the same can’t be said for many of my friends and colleagues. Google Flights is one of the better tools around for booking and managing your flights, and it’s picking up a couple new tools that make it even more enjoyable to use.

First off, Google Flights will now predict whether or not an upcoming  [Read More…]

HTC U11 Life rumored to have Android Oreo, Edge Sense, IP67 rating around $400

Another step in the process of moving Android One toward higher-end phones.

Google’s Android One program has hit a couple of high points over the past few weeks with entries like the Xiaomi Mi A1 and upcoming Moto X4 on Project Fi. Both the Mi A1 and Moto X4 are two of the most complete handsets we’ve seen under the Android One moniker to-date, but leaked specs for the HTC U11 Life reveal that it might be Android One’s  [Read More…]

Win this contest and keep your home safe with the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt!

We’ve teamed up with Schlage to give away two sets of Sense Smart Deadbolts and adapters!

Schlage has updated their popular Sense Smart Deadbolt with Android support , allowing millions of new users the opportunity to unlock their front doors with a tap — or a code. This is a great product for those who frequently open their homes to friends, family, or temporary guests and understandably want to keep that access secure. The brand also announced the new  [Read More…]

HTC U11’s Edge Sense becomes user customizable in latest update

If you follow the news, you probably know that HTC U11’s standout feature is the Edge Sense pressure-sensitive frame which lets users squeeze the sides of the phone to get it to perform a certain action. Unfortunately, up until now the Edge Sense’s functionality was restricted to a few commands HTC had baked in. But […]

HTC U11’s Edge Sense squeeze function updated with in-app customization options

Because we’re all still looking for something to do with Edge Sense.

The HTC U11 is an awesome phone, but the touted “Edge Sense” feature for performing actions by squeezing your phone hasn’t exactly been the feature that’s driving sales. Hopefully that will change today. With an update that’s rolling out now, U11 owners will be able to further customize Edge Sense to perform specific actions in specific apps — in addition to the current slate of  [Read More…]