Tag Archive: Supports


Facebook Messenger now supports 360-degree photos and HD videos

HD videos are capped at 720p, but at least we’re getting somewhere.

Despite the hot mess that Facebook is still finding itself in, the company’s taken some time to update its Messenger app with a couple useful features for sharing photos and videos. Starting today, you can now send and receive 360-degree photos and HD videos in Facebook Messenger.

To send 360-degree/panorama photos, simply add them to a conversation like you would with a regular picture. A  [Read More…]

Google Pay now supports transit passes and tickets

Starting first with the Las Vegas Monorail.

When Android Pay was re-branded as Google Pay, it didn’t come with any new features. The app was given an updated look with a slightly tweaked UI, but that was about it. However, today Google’s taking advantage of the new name by adding support for transit passes and tickets.

Starting first with the Las Vegas Monorail, you’ll be able to add tickets right to the Google Pay app on your  [Read More…]

Gboard now supports Chinese, Korean, and 20 other new languages

74% of the world’s population is now supported by Gboard.

Gboard has been my go-to Android keyboard of choice for well over a year now, and a lot more people will now be able to take advantage of its many features thanks to new language support.

Version 7.0 of Gboard is rolling out to the Play Store now for all users, and with it comes official support for Korean, simplified and traditional Chinese, and 20 other languages  [Read More…]

Google Tez now supports bill payments

Since its debut last September, Google Tez has become one of the most popular peer-to-peer payment services in India. Tez crossed 12 million users just a couple months after its launch, and today, the app is adding a new bill payment feature.

Google announced that this was something it was working on back in December, but now that it’s launching, we have more details on how exactly it’ll work. To add a new bill, all you have to  [Read More…]

Twitter now supports third-party apps for two-factor authentication

Authenticate your tweets with Google Authenticator, 1Password, etc.

Twitter added two-factor authentication to all the way back in 2013, and while it works fine, it’s continued to lack support for third-party apps year after year. Thankfully, now at the end of 2017, this is finally changing.

Up until now, Twitter’s login verification process has only been able to send authentication codes via SMS. This is still more secure than not having two-factor authentication enabled at all, but  [Read More…]

Google unveils Android Wear beta program, but it only supports one model

Oreo is coming to Android Wear — eventually.

Google has announced a very limited beta program for Android Wear, allowing its flagship smartwatch, the LG Watch Sport, to test out some upcoming features based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

Today, we are launching the beta of the next Android Wear update. As we mentioned at Google I/O, this will mainly be a technical upgrade to API 26 with enhancements to background limits and notification channels.

The update is  [Read More…]

Google Camera port now supports RAW images and full HDR+ control

The latest update for the Google Camera app port brings RAW image capture, full HDR customization, and numerous performance tweaks.

Last month, a developer in Ukraine created a forked version of the Google Camera app that allowed it to be installed on a lot of other Android phones not made by Google. The port’s been riddled with quite a few bugs and missing features since its initial release, but the latest update takes this from being an experiment to  [Read More…]

Amazon’s new Fire TV 4K supports Alexa, starts at $70

Amazon’s new Fire TV undercuts everyone on the market — by a lot.

Earlier this week, NVIDIA announced that its Shield TV got a price drop — from $ 200 to $ 180, as long as you don’t need the included controller. Apple’s new 4K TV also costs $ 180. Roku’s Premiere+ set-top box starts at $ 80, and supports 4K and HDR; Google’s Chromecast Ultra dongle is a reasonable $ 69.

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BLU finally made a phone that supports Sprint’s network

US smartphone maker BLU appears to have a new smartphone in the pipeline which will mark a first for the company. The device is called the BLU S1 and it could be the first handset produced by the company to be compatible with Sprint’s CDMA network. The product appears listed on the carrier’s BYOD (bring […]

OnePlus 3 and 3T Open Beta now supports two instances of the same app

A new OnePlus 3 and 3T beta adds a useful and interesting new feature.

OnePlus appears to be using the Open Beta channel of its OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T models to experiment with features that may never reach the stable version of its new phone, the OnePlus 5.

Its latest improvement to the Open Beta, versions 21 and 12 respectively, add an interesting new feature called Parallel Apps, which lets you run two instances of the  [Read More…]