Tag Archive: Users


Mint Mobile give users more data for the money

There are two types of mobile carriers in the United States: national carriers and MVNOs. National carriers like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile command higher prices for faster data speeds and benefits like better customer service, free Amazon Prime, or Netflix.

MVNO, or Mobile Virtual Network Operators, are smaller carriers that lease tower space from the big four. You can often save a ton of money with these plans — but you may run into slower data speeds or less  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile’s give users more data for the money

There are two types of mobile carriers in the United States: national carriers and MVNOs. National carriers like Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile command higher prices for faster data speeds and benefits like better customer service, free Amazon Prime, or Netflix.

MVNO, or Mobile Virtual Network Operators, are smaller carriers that lease tower space from the big four. You can often save a ton of money with these plans — but you may run into slower data speeds or less  [Read More…]

Speed limit feature now showing up in Google Maps for some users

Yes yes, a thousand times yes.

Earlier in the week, some Google Maps users began seeing speed trap warnings pop up in the app to alert them of areas where speed cameras were being used to watch drivers going faster than they should. Now, just a couple days later, users are now reporting that Google Maps is getting a new speed limit feature.

Speed limits in Google Maps aren’t technically new seeing as how they kind  [Read More…]

Twitter accidentally made private accounts public for some Android users

This issue spans all the way back to November 3, 2014.

If you want to protect yourself from the rampant toxicity often found on Twitter, one way to do this is by making your account private through a feature called “Protect my Tweets.” It does things like only showing your tweets to approved followers, makes people send a request to follow you, and more. Unfortunately, if you use the Twitter Android app and had this turned on,  [Read More…]

Google Maps starts showing speed trap warnings for some users

Google Maps could soon tell you when to pump your brakes before you get popped for another speeding ticket.

Google Maps has gained many helpful features from Waze in the last few years, but this one may be one of the most useful to lead-footed drivers like myself. Last fall, Google Maps rolled out a way to report accidents and other situations drivers may want to avoid, but there was no way to display the speed traps that other  [Read More…]

Android users can finally use Twitter in chronological order again

Order has been restored to the world.

Remember about a month ago, when Twitter rolled out the option for iOS users to switch from its “optimized” Home feed, which shows you popular tweets first, back to the chronological timeline we’ve all been clamoring over for years? Well, good news, everyone — starting today, that feature is coming to Android users, too.

Twitter’s decision to move to an algorithmic timeline back in 2016 hasn’t exactly been a popular  [Read More…]

With EMUI 9.0, Huawei is enabling users to live a quality life

More than you expected.

You’ve heard the expression: A little goes a long way. With EMUI 9.0 on the latest Huawei phones, including the Mate 20 Pro, that expression is doubly true.

Previous versions of EMUI were attractive and fluid and intuitive, but this year’s version takes things to another level, offering substantial improvements to the way users navigate through the UI and how long they’ll have to wait for things to load. But before we get  [Read More…]

Fitbit Charge 3 updated with Quick Replies for Android users

You can also now see weight and hydration info on the Fitbit Today dashboard.

The Fitbit Charge 3 is the best fitness band Fitbit’s ever released, and thanks to a new software update that’s available for the tracker right now, it’s being made even better.

One of the biggest new features is specific to Android users and allows you to send off Quick Replies to text messages, WhatsApp messages, and more right from your wrist. Similar to  [Read More…]

Spotify update brings simpler navigation + offline radio to Premium users

The Search page is also more powerful.

Way back in August of this year, Spotify rolled out a new UI for its Android app that’s much simpler and easy to use. This was a very welcome change considering how cluttered the app used to be, but up until now, this new UI has only been available for free users. Now, Spotify’s expanding this to its Premium subscribers.

The bottom navigation bar that used to have tabs for  [Read More…]

Invites to play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey arrive for Project Stream users

Testers of Project Stream will be able to play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey on Oct. 5.

Thanks to services like NVIDIA GeForce Now and PlayStation Now, the gaming industry has been experimenting a lot with the act of streaming video games over an internet connection rather than running them locally on a console or PC. Now, the latest company to dip its toes in the streaming games market is Google.

October 7, 2018 — Invites start going out  [Read More…]