Tag Archive: View


Google Maps finally gets a Street View layer on Android

The Street View layer on Google Maps is now widely available for Android users.

What you need to know The Google Maps Android app now offers a “Street View” layer. To enter Street View mode, you will need to tap on the map layers FAB on the top-right corner. Once you apply the Street View layer, areas where Street View is available will be highlighted in a darker shade.

Google rolled out AR directions for both Android  [Read More…]

Google fined for collecting personal data with Street View cars in 2010

The company only has to pay $ 13 million.

What you need to know In 2010, Google’s Street View cars collected emails and passwords from unprotected Wi-Fi networks. Google’s finally reached a settlement and has agreed to pay $ 13 million. All of the data that was collected will be destroyed.

Google has finally reached a settlement concerning a privacy scandal that occurred back in 2010. Nine years ago, Google found itself involved in the “Wi-Spy” incident  [Read More…]

How to reset the view of your Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest tracks your movements using built-in cameras, but sometimes it assumes the wrong orientation of a room. You can easily recenter your Oculus Quest by resetting its view. This is important for games in which you’ll want to face a certain way like Beat Saber. It’s also useful for if you need to rotate where you’re facing without moving around too much.

How to reset your view in Oculus Quest

Luckily, there aren’t a lot of  [Read More…]

Replace your peephole with Ring’s latest Door View Cam for $199

Ring first announced the Door View Cam back at CES 2019, and said that it was coming later this year. Well, if you’ve been one of the many who are anxiously awaiting the product, your time has come. The Ring Door View Cam is now officially available at Amazon, Ring, and select other retailers for $ 199. The appeal of the Door View Cam is pretty simple; it replaces your existing peephole and doesn’t require any drilling or electrical to  [Read More…]

The Galaxy View 2 is Samsung’s latest attempt at bridging TV and tablet

It costs $ 740 and it’s… massive.

Samsung’s enormous Galaxy View 2 tablet is coming to AT&T. With a 17.3-inch screen, the Galaxy View 2 is actually slightly smaller than its predecessor, but it’s still absolutely massive.

Besides the gigantic 17.3-inch Full HD screen, the Samsung Galaxy View 2 is packing an Exynos 7884 processor, 3GB of RAM, a front-facing 5-megapixel camera, and 64GB of storage with a microSD card slot for expansion. There is also a  [Read More…]

Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs. Honor View 20: Which should you buy?

We test almost every new phone to give you the best insight on what to buy — and perhaps more importantly, what not to buy.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Top of the line

$ 834 at Amazon

Pros Exemplary battery life Excellent cameras 3D face unlock Cons Large notch obfuscates notifications In-display fingerprint sensor is slow

The Mate 20 Pro delivers one of the most versatile camera arrays around, and packs excellent battery life to  [Read More…]

Can the OnePlus 6T keep ‘flagship killer’ status against the Honor View 20?

We test almost every new phone to give you the best insight on what to buy — and perhaps more importantly, what not to buy, and while it’s hard to go wrong with either of these phones, there are some stark differences to realize when comparing them.

Honor View 20

Affordable flagship

$ 759 at Amazon

Pros Excellent camera Faster rear fingerprint sensor Great battery life Cons Limited availability Magic UI isn’t for everyone

The  [Read More…]

Honor View 20 vs. Honor View 10: Should you upgrade?

We test almost every new phone to give you the best insight on what to buy — and perhaps more importantly, what not to buy.

Honor View 20

Modern chic

$ 759 at Amazon

Pros More modern, sleek design Much better camera Nearly edge-to-edge display Cons Expensive with no limited availability Not everyone will like the hole punch cutout

The Honor View 20 has a rounded glass design that looks and feels better than the  [Read More…]

Where is the best place to buy the Honor View 20?

Best answer: The Honor View 20 is readily available for purchase in various countries around the globe, but if you live in the U.S., you’ll need to rely on third-party sellers to buy an international version of the phone.

Newegg: Honor View 20 ($ 769)

The View 20 isn’t officially being sold in the U.S.

While the Honor View 20 has been released and is being sold by Honor, there currently aren’t any plans to bring  [Read More…]

Protect your Honor View 20 with one of these great cases

The View 20 is Honor’s latest “affordable flagship,” with dual cameras and a hole-punch display. Combined with the bold colors and chevron pattern along the back, it’s a gorgeous phone with a design that’s worth protecting — that’s why we’ve sought out the best cases that’ll keep it safe.

Show off those chevrons Olixar FlexiShield

The FlexiShield isn’t a complicated case. It’s a clear cover that adds a bit of grip and protection to the View 20, with  [Read More…]