Tag Archive: System

The Google Play Store just made its app rating system more reliable

It happened to all of us at some point – positive reviews misleading us into downloading a lousy app from the Google Play Store. But Google wants to put a stop to developers boosting their apps’ rankings through such shady means. The tech giant has announced it is debuting a new technology that will help

Qualcomm introduces new Clear Sight dual camera system

Qualcomm is taking the wraps off their latest imaging product today, and the new Clear Sight system promises “astonishing results that mimic human vision.”

We’ve seen dual-camera setups on phones before, and Qualcomm has been at the front of the pack with phones like the LG G5 and its excellent dual camera configuration. Today’s news promises to improve the next generation to make things even better. Clear Sight will use two camera lenses — one color  [Read More…]

‘Fuchsia’ operating system project is interesting, lacking details that make it matter

The Fuchsia project looks to be a promising new operating system but it’s not going to replace Android anytime soon.

There’s a bit of chatter on the nerdier side of the internet today about a mysterious repository of code hosted at Google’s Git called Fuchsia. Fuchsia is a new operating system being developed by folks like Travis Geiselbrecht (BeOS, iOS, and webOS) and Brian Swetland (Android, BeOS, and HiptopOS) as well as current Google software engineers  [Read More…]

How to set up a 5.1 home theater system with Sonos for Android

Get BIG home theater sound with Sonos!

Sonos speakers are smart. “How smart?” you ask.

So smart that, when you combine a Sonos Playbar, Sub, and either two Play:1s, two Play:3s, or two Play:5s (gen 2), you can turn all the individual components into a bumpin’ home theater system!

Note: Your rear surround speakers must both be the same model or this just won’t work.

There are a couple different ways to do this, especially if  [Read More…]

House of Marley Get Together portable audio system is worthy of your One Love (review)

One love, one heart Let’s get together and feel all right Hear the children cryin’ (one love) Hear the children cryin’ (one heart) Sayin’ give thanks and praise to the Lord and I will feel all right Sayin’ let’s get together and feel all right (opening lyrics from Bob Marley’s One Love) Bob Marley was

IdeaUSA W205: The Gateway to a starter wireless multi-speaker system (review)

At $ 69.99, the IdeaUSA W205 is a versatile smart speaker that connects and streams music in a variety of ways, from Bluetooth to wi-fi. It’s portable, lightweight, with good sound quality. And it’s a nice starter piece for building a home wireless speaker system at an affordable price. Many Options for Streaming Music Like most wireless speakers

The eero Home Network System creates a mesh network that takes less than 10 minutes to install (review)

I love technology. I love that technology solves problems and makes them obsolete. There are many people who will argue that technology only makes our lives much more complicated, and it makes less intelligent. I would counter those arguments by saying we are evolving and are becoming more intelligent because we waste less time doing

Today’s best deals: Nexus 6P, abode Home Security system, Moto 360 Sport, Fitbit

Deals are popping up left and right in the first week of June. From home security, to Android Wear, to the usual smartphones and accessories, we have gathered the best deals from around the web. Quite a few of our deals have exclusive discount codes made just for you, so make sure you enter them

Wireless made affordable and easy with Google’s Project Fi (open invite system)

  Why choose Project Fi? One simple plan that can be monitored and managed all from within the Project Fi app. High-quality coverage by accessing both T-Mobile and Sprint networks ensuring massive national coverage. Exceptional coverage Project Fi uses new, intelligent technology to get you the fastest network and highest-quality connection at your location, whether

This LeEco mountain bike fuses exercise and your favorite mobile operating system

One of the more exotic products we had chance to look over at the recent CE China show out in Shenzhen was this smart bicycle from LeEco. A company with a broad range of connected hardware, this pretty outrageous looking mountain bike isn’t something we come across every day.

Oh, and it runs Android.

The Le Syvrac isn’t your average pedaller by any means. Besides the built in computer that runs software based on Android,  [Read More…]