Tag Archive: Users


Sorry, Verizon users: Bixby is even more crippled on the Galaxy S8

Adding insult to injury, half of Bixby Vision’s functionality doesn’t yet work if you’re on Big Red’s network.

We’re all a little bummed about Bixby. Samsung’s version of its virtual assistant isn’t everything we’d hoped it would be, especially from a company as big and as established as one of the world’s major smartphone manufacturers. And to make matters worse, Verizon users won’t be able to use half of the one part of Bixby that works — Bixby Vision.

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Google Home finally adds support for multiple users

As anticipated, Google officially announced in a blog post that its popular Bluetooth speaker – the Google Home, has gained multiple users support. Starting this week, Google Home allows users to add up to six household members which can connect with their individual accounts. Remember that in a previous article we were wondering whether Google […]

Hiya Business Profiles lets Galaxy S8 users search for businesses right from the dialer app

In anticipation of the Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+ global release on April 21, caller ID and call blocker specialist, Hiya announced it’s expanding its partnership with the Korean tech giant in order to bring the new Business Profiles product onboard the new devices. Business Profiles offers a novel way of finding and contacting business without having […]

Instagram baits Pintrest users with new Collections feature

The other day Instagram rolled out another update meant to bring more Snapchat-like features to the table. Now it seems that the Facebook-owned company is targeting another social network to draw inspiration from – namely Pinterest. Starting this week, users won’t have to browse through their entire saving history to find that particular picture of […]

Android 7.1.2 renders the fingerprint sensor unusable for many Pixel, Nexus users

Earlier this month Google unleashed the Android 7.1.2 update for Pixel and Nexus devices. However, it seems that the new build brought about an unanticipated side effect – it broke fingerprint sensor functionality. Like it often happens when these bugs appear, Nexus and Pixel users have flocked to the Google product forums in order to […]

LastPass users, here’s what to expect in Android O

The company details what using LastPass will be like in Android’s next tasty iteration.

Do you use LastPass? And do you plan to use Android O on your device? In a lengthy blog post, LastPass detailed what to expect from the password manager now that Android will offer auto-fill capabilities across the entire operating system.

From its blog:

Here at LastPass, the hands-down, most-exciting part of Android O is Autofill APIs. Users running Android O will save tons  [Read More…]

Twitter Lite launches for users who want to save up on data

Back in 2015, Facebook launched Facebook Lite, a variation of the app designed to deliver a faster experience on slower mobile networks and not so advanced Android mobile phones. Well Twitter is following Facebook’s footsteps and today announced Twitter Lite – a stripped down version of its flagship service, optimized for slow 2G networks. Twitter […]

What Windows users need to know about the Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is probably the most attractive Android phone yet for Microsoft fans and Windows users at large. Here’s what you need to know.

This year, the Galaxy S8 is particularly interesting for Microsoft fans for a variety of reasons. Microsoft is increasingly pulling away from Windows 10 Mobile, and is now tying itself closer than ever to Samsung’s hardware to push its software.

Here’s what you need to know about the Galaxy S8 and  [Read More…]

Android 7.1.2 rolling out to some Pixel C and Nexus Player users

Android 7.1.2 brings the Pixel Launcher to the Pixel C and it’s apparently begun a wider rollout.

Along with the Nexus Player, people have reported to Android Police that they are seeing the update today to bring the two devices up to speed with the newest version of Android. There have been scattered reports of people getting the build on their tablet in the past days, but this seems to be less scattered and more focused.

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Android 7.1.2 rolling out to some Pixel C and Nexus Player users

Android 7.1.2 brings the Pixel Launcher to the Pixel C and it’s apparently begun a wider rollout.

Along with the Nexus Player, people have reported to Android Police that they are seeing the update today to bring the two devices up to speed with the newest version of Android. There have been scattered reports of people getting the build on their tablet in the past days, but this seems to be less scattered and more focused.

A rollout  [Read More…]