If you spend a lot of time in the living room with a lot of entertainment devices, the Logitech Harmony system is a worthy investment.
I once owned a universal remote that I’m pretty sure was the size of a shoebox. That’s how I remember it, anyway — a definite two-hander with a large screen (for the time) and very few physical buttons. Something like this.
It was awful. Awful setup and not much better to use. But it [Read More…]
Save memories, store and catalog your photos, make edits, and more with Google Photos.
Google Photos is more than just an app for storing your photos. While on the surface it’s primarily for backing up photos, there are more ways to edit and share hidden inside. You also have some serious control over every aspect of the photos. This goes from which folders get backed up, to the image quality you upload your photos to, to seeing [Read More…]
Here’s a question for you: what do you do with all of your downloaded music, pictures, documents, and other media? Chances are good you are backing some of that up either automatically or manually. And, if you’re like a lot of Android users, you’re probably tapping into Google Drive for help. What happens, though, when […]
With Android bearing down on its 10th anniversary later this year, there’s no sign that the platform is slowing. In fact, given that it’s spreading deeper into wearables and connected devices, things look rosy for Google’s beloved OS. A recent report indicates that Android has surpassed Windows as the internet’s most used operating system. Isn’t it time […]
Everything you ever wanted to know about SD cards and your phone.
Android has supported SD cards since the G1 started it all. The overall idea is simple enough — slap an SD card in your phone and expand the storage so you have room for more stuff. While this is mostly the case, there are a few things to know about, especially before you go out and buy one.
We’ve rounded up everything you need to [Read More…]
Nvidia is known for their desktop GPUs but they also have their line of Shield-branded Android devices such as the Shield Tablet and the Shield portable gaming device. One device, the Shield TV set-top box, was recently added to the roster as an Android TV device that you can stream your media on as well […]
Some things can’t be replaced if we lose or damage our phone.
There is an incredible amount of our lives on our phones. Settings to keep everything running, the music that keeps us going, our contacts and even photos of times and places and people we’ll never be able to relive or revisit. Keeping all of this safe and backed up is important.
The companies that make the products we use every day know this and offer [Read More…]
As Android approaches its 10th anniversary this year, there’s no sign that the platform is slowing. In fact, given that it’s spreading deeper into wearables and connected devices, things look rosy for Google’s beloved OS. In that time, we’ve found that many have gone from being casual gamers or users to push things to new […]
Life’s too short for an ugly, cluttered home screen.
Android is a system with a singular opportunity to shape our launcher and home screen experience in almost countless ways into what we want. Want to cover your home screens in app icons and make it look like an iPhone? Knock yourself out! Want your desktop to party like it’s 1999 with a home screen like Windows 98? Rock on! Just want to make your phone look presentable [Read More…]
Want to give your Moto Z an ego boost? Tack on one of these magnetic modular backs.
The Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Z Play are all modular smartphones that can take advantage of Motorola’s proprietary Moto Mods. You can buy them separately online or through your carrier. Once you snap them on, the Moto Z knows how to utilize them from there. Here’s the complete list of Moto Mods to check out for your [Read More…]