Tag Archive: Speed


Add some speed to your PC with SanDisk’s SSD Plus 480GB on sale for $60

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The SanDisk SSD Plus 480GB solid state drive is down to $ 59.99 on Amazon. This SSD has been selling for around $ 70 since we spotted that drop about three months ago, but before that it was selling as high as $ 90. Today’s drop to $ 60 is one of the best prices we’ve ever seen on this SSD.

We saw the 960GB version drop as low as $ 100 recently, but right  [Read More…]

Speed limit feature now showing up in Google Maps for some users

Yes yes, a thousand times yes.

Earlier in the week, some Google Maps users began seeing speed trap warnings pop up in the app to alert them of areas where speed cameras were being used to watch drivers going faster than they should. Now, just a couple days later, users are now reporting that Google Maps is getting a new speed limit feature.

Speed limits in Google Maps aren’t technically new seeing as how they kind  [Read More…]

Google Maps starts showing speed trap warnings for some users

Google Maps could soon tell you when to pump your brakes before you get popped for another speeding ticket.

Google Maps has gained many helpful features from Waze in the last few years, but this one may be one of the most useful to lead-footed drivers like myself. Last fall, Google Maps rolled out a way to report accidents and other situations drivers may want to avoid, but there was no way to display the speed traps that other  [Read More…]

Ready to drastically improve your reading speed? This tool is for you!

School is back in and the books and study guides are already stacking up. Assigned a few chapters to read over the next day or so? You can squeeze in a few hours around your busy schedule, right? Wouldn’t it be better if you were simply a faster reader? Say hello to Beeline Reader.

There’s plenty of discussion around the topic of speed reading and its effectiveness. Some argue that you can absolutely ramp up your reading pace. Others say,  [Read More…]

Speed up your Android phone with these eight essential tips

Remember back when you first got your Android phone? You were so excited, and it ran so smoothly you could hardly believe it. Now, as time has passed, the device has slowed down considerably, to the point that it’s annoying. What should you do? Start looking for a new phone already? Not so fast!

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How to use the Speed Key and BlackBerry KEY2 keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts on the BlackBerry KEY2 are even more convenient with the new Speed Key.

BlackBerry hadn’t added a key to the keyboard in over a decade, but the KEY2 brings a new one called the Speed Key. It’s the nine-dot matrix labeled key in the lower right and what it does is a nice addition to the keyboard shortcuts we first saw (for Android, anyway) on the Priv. The Speed Key allows you to use any  [Read More…]

10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone’s Speed Issues

It’s time to give your phone a tune-up.

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn’t as fast as it used to be. We’ve all been there, and the issue isn’t limited to budget phones either — high-end devices like the Galaxy Note 8 are also prone to the occasional slowdown after several months of usage.

Thankfully, you can try a few things to get your phone running back  [Read More…]

Qualcomm partners with Google to speed up Android P adoption rates

The Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636 already support the new software.

Android P was one of Google’s biggest talking points during the I/O opening keynote on May 8, and following the announcement of Developer Preview 2 and its new beta, Qualcomm’s confirmed that its three top processors already fully support the new software.

The processors in question include the Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636, and because of this rapid support, Qualcomm notes it’ll be easier for OEMs  [Read More…]

How to speed up your Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus

Now that the Galaxy S9 is in your pocket, chances are you’ve already noticed how fast it is. But did you know that you can make things even faster? READ MORE: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus Review There are a few steps that you can take to speed up the interface even more. And […]

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Tip: How to speed up your Samsung Galaxy S6

The Samsung Galaxy S6 was a fantastic device when it was released, but it is not as new as it once was and with apps getting more resourcing demand you could find the S6 to be slowing down. Luckily there is a hidden feature that you can change that will instantly speed up your device. […]

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