Tag Archive: Things

The 4 things Google Fi needs to change before I switch

Fi’s already pretty great, but with a few changes, Google can make it perfect.

Google Fi has changed a lot since it first debuted as Project Fi all the way back in April of 2015. More phones have been added, family plans are a thing, and you can now use your Fi service in over 200 countries around the globe without having to pay any travel/roaming fees.

All of this has resulted in Google Fi being one  [Read More…]

Top 6 things we want to see in Android Q

Android Pie was great — here’s where we want to see the OS go next.

Believe it or not, but it’s now been over six months since Android 9 Pie was officially released. You know what’s even crazier? Its first developer preview dropped more than ten months ago. All that’s to say that its successor — Android 10 Q — will be here before you know it.

We’ve really enjoyed our time with Android Pie and recognize  [Read More…]

Automate all the things with two discounted Teckin Smart Plugs

Alexa, save me money.

You can pick up two Teckin Mini Smart Plugs for $ 15.95 at Amazon when you use code CUY8Q322 during checkout. That gets you $ 3 off their current price, though they’ve gone for as high as $ 20 recently. This deal is the best we’ve ever seen.

These highly-rated smart plugs work in conjunction with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT. They’ll allow you to use your home’s Wi-Fi network and the  [Read More…]

Google just made it stupid cheap for companies to add Assistant to things

As part of its larger Google Assistant-themed set of announcements from CES 2019, Google has teased a new program called Google Assistant Connect with a goal of making it considerably easier and, more important, cheaper, for companies to add Assistant to its products.

While the company said during a press preview event that it would talk more about the Assistant Connect program at Google I/O in May, it walked us through what kinds of products would benefit from  [Read More…]

3 things to look forward to with smartwatches in 2019

Here’s what the new year could hold for our wrist computers.

When you step back and look at 2018 as a whole, it was actually a pretty big year for smartwatches. Google’s Wear OS saw a huge software overhaul, Qualcomm launched its first new wearable-focused processor in over two years, and Fitbit released its best smartwatch yet with the Versa while continuing to polish and refine its FitbitOS platform (not to mention the incredible Series 4 Apple  [Read More…]

First 10 things you should do with your new OnePlus 6T

Got yourself a new and shiny OnePlus 6T? The company’s latest flagship is one of the best smartphones you can get under $ 550 right now, so you’ve made a great choice.

Now what? You need to get started with your new device. In this article, we’re going to explore the top ten things to do with your OnePlus 6T after you’ve unboxed it and popped in your SIM.

Snap a case on it

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Ten awesome things you can do with Google Lens

Google Lens is an AI-powered technology that leverages your smartphone’s camera and deep machine learning to detect objects. Moreover, the system understands what it detects and offers follow-up actions based on what it sees.

Google Lens was unveiled by Google in 2017 and at launch, it was a Pixel-exclusive feature. But since then, the feature has made it to more phones.

For example, handsets like the OnePlus 6T come with Google Lens integrated into the camera app. Select models from  [Read More…]

First 10 things you should do with the LG V40

The LG V40 ThinQ is LG’s latest and greatest phone made for creators. The V series always stands out with the best specs currently out there and tools to get the attention photographers and videographers. Along with those tools comes tons of features, so if you just got your hands on a brand new V40 here’s where you can get started.

Read More: When and Where to Buy the LG V40 ThinQ

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Android Pie and One UI on the Galaxy S9: Top 7 things to know

Get to know your next software update.

Galaxy S9 owners have been sitting on Android 8.0 for months, with nothing more than a couple security updates to satiate their desire for new software. After watching the Android 9 Pie launch from the sidelines, it’s finally our turn. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ — and soon the Galaxy S8 series and Note 9 — have a Pie update of their own, and it comes with a new “One  [Read More…]

6 things we like about the new OnePlus 6T

During an event in New York City earlier this week, OnePlus unveiled the much-anticipated follow-up to the OnePlus 6, which arrives with a number of new hardware specs and features.

The OnePlus 6T is set to go on sale soon, so with the imminent release here are six things we like about the new device.

If you’re still pondering whether you should get the OnePlus 6T or not, this article will hopefully help you in making up your mind.

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