Tag Archive: Status


You won’t be able to disable the status light on Nest cameras anymore

Going forward, you’ll only be able to dim the status light on your Nest cameras.

What you need to know Google is getting rid of the option to disable the status light on all Nest and Dropcam cameras. The status light will always be on when a Nest or Dropcam camera is recording. You’ll be able to dim the light from settings, but there will always be a visual indicator when the camera is on.

Google made  [Read More…]

Can the OnePlus 6T keep ‘flagship killer’ status against the Honor View 20?

We test almost every new phone to give you the best insight on what to buy — and perhaps more importantly, what not to buy, and while it’s hard to go wrong with either of these phones, there are some stark differences to realize when comparing them.

Honor View 20

Affordable flagship

$ 759 at Amazon

Pros Excellent camera Faster rear fingerprint sensor Great battery life Cons Limited availability Magic UI isn’t for everyone

The  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6T India review: Maintaining the status quo — for now

OnePlus is betting on what has worked in the past, but that may not be enough anymore.

OnePlus is continuing with its two-phone launch cycle, and as was the case in previous years, the “T” variant brings updates to the display, and this time we’re also getting a new way to unlock the phone. More importantly, it’s what’s missing on the OnePlus 6T that is fueling the initial conversation around the device — there’s no headphone jack,  [Read More…]

Instagram is letting some users share their Stories on WhatsApp Status

The feature that Stories deserves.

Over the past couple years, it seems like everyone is trying their hand at their own ‘Stories’ feature. After Snapchat launched Stories in 2013, we’ve seen Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, and even Skype try to get in on the action as well. Now, Instagram has confirmed to be testing a new feature with users in Brazil that allows them to share their Instagram Stories on WhatsApp with just a couple taps.

Instagram confirmed  [Read More…]

Listen to studio-quality sound at its lowest price ever with the $63 Status Audio CB-1 headphones

Our friends at Thrifter have a great deal on the Status Audio CB-1 headphones!

Amazon has the Status Audio CB-1 over-ear headphones for $ 63 today. The street price for these headphones is $ 80, and this drop to $ 63 is a match for the lowest price ever.

The CB-1 headphones are perfectly made for the audiophile who cares more about sound than about design. In most of the critic reviews for these headphones, the biggest  [Read More…]

Go full-on Kodi power user status with Logitech’s K400 Plus Keyboard for $18

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on Logitech’s K400 Plus wireless keyboard!

These days just about everyone has a smart TV or something smart connected to their TV, like an Xbox One, Kodi, Android TV, etc. Navigating the interfaces and trying to type in things as simple as a URL can quickly become a pain if you don’t have a keyboard to do it. Logitech’s K400 Plus wireless keyboard is a  [Read More…]

You won’t empty your wallet for studio-grade headphones with the Status Audio HD One’s at $25

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time bringing you studio-grade headphones for much less!

Wireless headphones have grown in popularity lately, but wired headphones are still invaluable for many since they don’t need to be charged, offer a more reliable connection and more. Over-the-ear headphones can range in price from around $ 10 to over $ 300, depending what you are looking for. If quality is the main concern for you, but you don’t want to go  [Read More…]

You won’t empty your wallet for studio-grade headphones with the Status Audio HD One’s at $30

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time bringing you studio-grade headphones for much less!

Wireless headphones have grown in popularity lately, but wired headphones are still invaluable for many since they don’t need to be charged, offer a more reliable connection and more. Over-the-ear headphones can range in price from around $ 10 to over $ 300, depending what you are looking for. If quality is the main concern for you, but you don’t want to go  [Read More…]

Honor 6X vs. Moto G4 Plus: Challenging the status quo

Find out how Honor’s latest budget phone fares next to one of the best-selling devices in this segment.

Huawei has seen a meteoric rise in its smartphone business over the last two years. The company is now the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, and is making inroads into European and North American markets, as well as India. Its online-only sub-brand Honor has been a major contributor to its growth, offering devices with compelling features like the  [Read More…]

WhatsApp brings back the classic Status feature after complaints about the new one

WhatsApp is now calling status update About because Stories is actually Status. Got all that?

The new About feature is actually the old Status feature.

If you’re a WhatsApp veteran you’ll know that until recently the service used the passive and often unwieldy (but extremely popular) status update to give friends and family an idea of what its users were up to. That changed with the proliferating Snapchatification of all of Facebook’s properties when WhatsApp  [Read More…]