Tag Archive: Tools


How to use Android Pie’s Digital Wellbeing tools

Make the most out of your phone addiction.

One of the major pieces of the Android Pie — then Android P — presentation at Google I/O this past May aligned with what many other companies are trying to do: make it easier to disconnect. They’re doing this by providing usage metrics, and incentive through various “wind down” or Do Not Disturb features, that both inform the user and help them check their phone only when necessary.

On  [Read More…]

Google Calendar gets new out of office and work hour tools

Rolling out to all G Suite users in the next couple weeks.

Google spent a lot of time at I/O talking about its new focus on helping people with their digital wellbeing, and the latest efforts with this initiative come in the form of a couple new features for Google Calendar.

When making an event on Calendar, you’ll see a new “Out of Office” event type. When you select this, the event will have a different appearance  [Read More…]

Google Maps gains more personal exploration tools

Google on Tuesday announced an update to its Google Maps app for mobile devices. Available now, it provides more accurate and useful information.

The refreshed Google Maps will provide users with trending lists curated from local experts and by way of Google’s algorithms. Now it’s easier than ever to find the best burger joint in a particular area.

Speaking of which, you can use Google Maps to track your personal progress as you  [Read More…]

Let these discounted Greenworks outdoor tools help you improve the look of your yard

The grass should be greener on your side.

Amazon is running a one-day sale on a bunch of Greenworks outdoor power tools, including string trimmers, blowers, cultivators, and more. These are all battery-powered tools, some of which include the battery and others don’t. Spring may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean your lawn doesn’t still need some care for a few more months.

You can grab this 21-inch mower without a battery for $ 161.15, which  [Read More…]

T-Mobile FamilyMode offers digital parenting tools for $10/month

FamilyMode lets you pause internet access, set content restrictions, and more.

Similar to AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, T-Mobile’s now getting in the business of offering its own suite of digital parenting tools to help give moms and dads a competitive edge for parenting in the modern world.

T-Mobile’s new service is called T-Mobile FamilyMode, and access to the mobile app costs $ 10/month. With FamilyMode, parents can create internet limits so kids can only use their mobile data  [Read More…]

Summer lawn care and DIY projects get easier with this one-day Greenworks Power Tools sale

Time to make the neighbors jealous.

Today only, select Greenworks 24V Power Tools are on sale at Amazon with prices starting at just $ 18. If you’re looking to keep your lawn looking nice and trimmed this summer, you do not want to miss out on this one.

Among the deals on Amazon today include offers like a 12-inch Cordless String Trimmer/Edger for $ 30, which regularly sells for around $ 50, and this 10-Inch Cordless Chainsaw for  [Read More…]

These discounted Greenworks outdoor tools will help you have the nicest yard on the block

Keep your lawn looking top-notch.

Amazon is running a one-day sale on a bunch of Greenworks outdoor power tools, including string trimmers, blowers, cultivators, and more. These are all battery-powered tools, some of which include the battery and others don’t. Spring may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean your lawn doesn’t still need some care for a few more months.

You can grab this 20-inch mower for $ 235.58 with a battery or $ 211.49 without. Be  [Read More…]

Facer’s curation tools are now available for everyone

Facer is opening up its branding and curation tools for all creators who use the platform to design watch faces for various smartwatches.

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What’s new with Development Tools at Google I/O 2018

Google’s platforms, from Android to Chrome to Daydream to Cloud, are nothing without their developers.

Android and Chrome used to be known for how difficult they were to build for. Not anymore. Google continues to improve its developer tools year after year, and at I/O 2018, there’s plenty to be excited about.

What’s new and exciting about development tools at I/O 2018?

The biggest announcement for Android app developers was Android Studio 3.2. Not because everyone likes  [Read More…]

Get ready for spring with this one-day sale on Greenworks power tools

Time for some yard work.

Amazon’s Gold Box deals of the day feature a variety of Greenworks power tools just in time for the snows to melt and lawns to need mowing. All of these tools are down to either their lowest prices ever or one of the lowest we’ve seen.

Remember with these power tools, you can use one battery to power all of them. Some sets come with a battery and charger like the $  [Read More…]