Tag Archive: Support

NVIDIA GeForce Now adds Control with ray tracing support

These are some great additions.

What you need to know NVIDIA GeForce Now is a game streaming service recently released to the public. It’s run into some trouble with major publishers backing out of the service. Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite, is endorsing the service. Games like Arma II and Control are now available on GeForce Now.

NVIDIA GeForce Now hasn’t had the easiest time lately. It seems like a lot of publishers are pulling out  [Read More…]

24/7 customer support is built into your Pixel phone — here’s how to use it

Google’s Pixel phones have something for everyone. They take phenomenal pictures, Google’s policy for software updates is unmatched, and so on. We commend Google’s clean Android interface for being easy to use, but there may come a time when you just get stuck. Thankfully, Google makes it incredibly easy to get in touch with its customer support team.

Products used in this guide Free customer support: Google Pixel 3a ($ 363 at Amazon) How to contact Google about  [Read More…]

Do eero’s mesh networking devices support Wi-Fi 6?

Best answer: No, eero’s mesh networking devices don’t support Wi-Fi 6, but most networking hardware doesn’t. Wi-Fi 6 is still a very new standard. The routers that support it tend to be more expensive, and there aren’t many devices that can leverage it.

Still the best mesh hardware: eero Mesh 3-Pack ($ 249 at Amazon) Premium Wi-Fi 6 Support: Netgear Orbi 6 ($ 600 at Amazon) Budget-friendly Wi-Fi 6 alternative: Netgear Nighthawk MK62 2-Pack ($ 230 at  [Read More…]

Philips Hue Bridge v1 support ending April 2020

One year on from announcing that support was winding up, the Hue Bridge v1 will become obsolete next month.

What you need to know Philips has confirmed via Twitter that the Hue Bridge v1 will stop getting software updates after April 2020. Philips initially announced that support was winding up in April of 2019. After April, the v1 will not work with the Hue app, or any digital assistants.

Philips has confirmed via Twitter that support for  [Read More…]

Alexa adds support for severe weather alerts and commuter updates

These updates are coming to an Echo near you.

What you need to know Alexa is getting better at being a digital home assistant with new skills dedicated to helping to start your day. The digital assistant can now surface weather alerts and traffic conditions for users. You’ll also be able to keep track of the NBA and U.S. Presidential elections with new commands.

Amazon is improving Alexa’s flexibility as a smart home assistant with a bevy  [Read More…]

Google Stadia rolling out support for 4K on the web

Some users are reporting seeing 4K in the settings while using Chrome.

What you need to know Google is rolling out support for 4K on the web for Stadia. Users on Reddit report it is working with games such as Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Grid, and Mortal Kombat 11. To check if you have the option, press shift + tab while in a game and look in the Connections menu for the 4K logo.

Google’s game streaming service  [Read More…]

Redmi K30 Pro to arrive next month with a pop-up selfie camera, 5G support

It could be the world’s first phone to support India’s NavIC satellite navigation system.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand has confirmed that the Redmi K30 Pro will be launched next month. The poster shared on Weibo suggests the phone will have a pop-up selfie camera, just like its predecessor. Redmi K30 Pro is rumored to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 chipset.

Back in December last year, Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand launched the Redmi K30  [Read More…]

The latest Gboard beta is faster, with better support for handwriting

The keyboard now also recognizes handwriting input in Tibetan!

What you need to know Google just released a new beta for Gboard. The release focuses particularly on improving performance by reducing start-up times and latency. It also adds better support for handwriting input.

Google’s Gboard is one of the best Android keyboards out there. It’s also the default keyboard on many phones, meaning you’re most likely using it on your phone right now. And while keyboards aren’t  [Read More…]

Dreams PSVR support is coming soon and the game is already running on PS5

New features are on the way and PlayStation 5 support is confirmed.

What you need to know Dreams is, essentially, a game engine turned into a game, developed by Media Molecule. According to a new interview with Eurogamer, PlayStation VR support for Dreams is almost done. Media Molecule also indicated that Dreams is already running on PlayStation 5. You can grab Dreams for PlayStation 4 for $ 60 from Amazon.

Media Molecule worked on Dreams for several  [Read More…]

Snapchat will offer mental health support when searching sensitive topics

The feature is called “Here For You”

What you need to know Snapchat will roll out a new “Here For You” feature in the coming months to help its users experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis. The feature will work based on terms you search within the app, “including those related to anxiety, depression, stress, grief, suicidal thoughts, and bullying.” Snapchat is most popular among younger users who may be more susceptible to bullying or suggestive  [Read More…]