Tag Archive: Stop


AT&T being urged to stop its commercial relationship with Huawei

This would prevent AT&T from working with Huawei on 5G developments.

This past week has been a rough one for Huawei. The company’s plans to launch its Mate 10 Pro flagship phone on AT&T and Verizon were scrapped during CES 2018, and shortly after this, a bill was proposed to prevent all government agencies from using Huawei’s network equipment.

According to a new report from Reuters, lawmakers in the United States are now trying to convince AT&T  [Read More…]

LG will stop releasing new phones every year

A new strategy to cope with 11 quarters of consecutive losses.

While Samsung and Apple dominate the global smartphone market, LG continues on its never-ending struggle. The company’s mobile division has been losing money for 11 consecutive quarters at this point, and in an attempt to try and fix this, LG’s Vice Chairman, Cho Sung-jin said that the company will be shifting away from releasing new flagship phones every single year.

As a response to a question  [Read More…]

Google would like you to stop stealing its bikes

Poor bicycles 🚲

Google’s got a lot on its plate at any given time. The company is in charge of the Android mobile operating system, has to put out fires with rambunctious YouTubers, and according to an article from The Wall Street Journal, is constantly on the hunt for missing bicycles.

At its Mountain View campus, Google has around 1,100 multicolored bikes for its employees to ride around to get back and forth building to building throughout  [Read More…]

TuneIn Premium will stop offering audiobooks on January 15

Why is this happening? TuneIn won’t say.

For a lot of folks, TuneIn has been the go-to app for listening to music, podcasts, sports, news broadcasts, and even audiobooks in one single location. Unfortunately, starting January 15, 2018, one of these things will no longer be supported.

When you open the TuneIn app and select an audiobook that you’d like to listen to, you’ll now see a message saying “Audiobook content will no longer be  [Read More…]

Google Maps now tells you when to get off at your bus stop

Never miss your stop again.

Trains and buses are how a lot of people make their daily commutes each and every day, and although Google Maps has already been able to show arrival times for this way of transportation, it’s now getting a big upgrade with the new ability to tell you how much more time you have before you’re at your destination.

When you’re on a train or bus, you’ll be able to look at Google  [Read More…]

Google Maps will soon help you to get off at the right bus stop

Navigating in a new city can be very challenging and that’s why Google wants to help you with that. According to a new report coming out of TechCrunch, Google is expected to roll out a new feature in Google Maps that will offer real-time updates on your trip, including a reminder to get off a […]

Stop searching for a place to plug-in and charge with the $5 RAVPower mini battery pack

This small portable charger can fit in your pocket keep your phone charged to full!

The whole point of the smartphone revolution was we could carry the power of a full-blown computer in our pocket. We didn’t have to make room for more stuff… until it came time to charge the battery. Then you needed a backpack just to carry all your cords and power adapters and giant, monolithic, battery packs.

That’s the beauty of a mini external charger  [Read More…]

Stop searching for a place to plug-in and charge with the $7 RAVPower mini battery pack

Our friends at Thrifter have a great deal on a mini portable battery charger!

The whole point of the smartphone revolution was we could carry the power of a full-blown computer in our pocket. We didn’t have to make room for more stuff… until it came time to charge the battery. Then you needed a backpack just to carry all your cords and power adapters and giant, monolithic, battery packs.

That’s the beauty of a mini external charger like  [Read More…]

Please stop playing Pokémon Go in cemeteries

Imagine for a moment you are out visiting a family member who has recently passed.

You smile for a moment as a cherished memory flutters by. A tear falls from your face as the hole this person has left in your life swells a little larger than usual. Just as you go to kneel down and straighten the floral arrangement next to the tombstone, this peaceful resting place is interrupted by the last thing you imagine hearing  [Read More…]

How to stop Facebook and Instagram notifications from driving you crazy

Before you delete Facebook for being annoying, take a dive into the notification settings.

Quick story time: A few weeks back I went camping out in the remote wilderness for the weekend. We were well out of my carrier’s range and so I was unable to check on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for three whole days. When I got back into range of a cell tower, my phone exploded with notifications as expected.

I don’t care that  [Read More…]