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How to get started with Google Daydream

Stop daydreaming and start, you know, Daydreaming!

Google Daydream takes your phone and turns it into a virtual world beyond your wildest imaginations, using a simple headset and controller. There are plenty of apps and games for your Daydream headset, but you can’t use those without setting the headset up first.

Here’s how to set up your new Daydream headset!

Take off the lens protectors

I’m listing this first because I used my Daydream headset for an  [Read More…]

Getting started: The first nine things to do with your new Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus

Now that you have your brand new Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus, take a look at nine of the first things that you should do once you leave the store!

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How to get started with Apple Music on Android

Are you ready to cross the Android and Apple streams? Let’s get the music started.

Apple doesn’t often offer its services on Android, but for Apple Music, they make an exception. After all, it’s hard to be a music service without being available on the most widely-used mobile platform in the world. Whether you’re an Apple fan who stepped away from the iPhone or an Android enthusiast who wants to see if Apple Music can compete, Apple  [Read More…]

Get the party started with the $60 UE Wonderboom Bluetooth Speaker

Connect wirelessly to this compact Wonderboom speaker from up to 100 feet away.

UE’s Wonderboom portable Bluetooth speaker is now on sale at Amazon for just $ 59.99 in your choice of six different colors. At just 50 cents above its lowest price ever, today is a perfect day to make this speaker your own. It also marks a $ 19 drop from its average price.

While compact, the Wonderboom speaker blasts sound out 360 degrees which  [Read More…]

How to get started with Spotify

Move over iTunes – Spotify is now the first name in music.

Spotify has been around for 9 years now, and for at least the last five, the service has fairly well dominated the music subscription scene. Apart from being the first real name in music streaming, Spotify’s real claims to fame are how easy it is to use and how their student subscription lured in millions of young subscribers that stuck around long after their discount  [Read More…]

How to get started with Google Play Music

There is more music at your fingertips than there are stars in the sky.

While there are many apps that stream music, and stream it well, Google Play Music is Google’s music service and as such is an app that comes on millions and millions of devices. While the app has gotten clunkier in recent years, the app is still undoubtedly one of the most useful on the Android scene, and with generous benefits to both paid  [Read More…]

How to set up and get started with Google Tez

Google’s new payments service has a lot to offer.

With digital payments on the rise in India, Google is making its foray into this segment with Tez, an all-new payments service designed for the Indian market. Tez stands for “fast” in Hindi, and the lightweight app has a minimal layout with easy-to-find options for transferring money using QR codes, UPI IDs, and a new Cash Mode that relies on audio QR to facilitate transfers.

The app comes  [Read More…]

Google has already started working on Android P

It has literally been only a few days since Google has launched the latest version of its Mobile operating system, Android Oreo 8.0. While it has not even officially reached devices other than the Pixel and the Nexus yet, Google has now started working on the next major software version, the Android P. Some members […]

Essential Phone has started shipping to buyers

Nearly three months after its debut, the Essential Phone is finally starting to make its way to consumers.

Essential has announced that it’s now starting to ship the Essential Phone. If you’ve ordered a unit, you should watch your inbox for an email that includes your tracking formation.

We’re beginning to ship Essential Phone! Please look out for an e-mail today with tracking info. We appreciate everyone’s patience!

— Essential (@essential) August 25, 2017

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How to get started with Samsung SmartThings

Samsung SmartThings are a great addition if all you’re looking to do is automate a few simple things around the house.

Did you know you can automate your home in about an hour? That’s how long it took me to set up the Samsung SmartThings Hub and two additional SmartThings helpers. I set up an outlet and a multipurpose sensor, though you can take your pick from the litter of available SmartThings integrations. They’re fun to bring  [Read More…]