Tag Archive: Work


U.S. companies can now work with Huawei again — except when they can’t

U.S. companies can sell to Huawei ‘where there is no threat to national security.’

What you need to know The U.S. Commerce Department will begin issuing licenses to American companies that want to do business with Huawei. Licenses will be approved “where there is no threat to national security.” Commerce secretary Wilbur Ross has said the department will continue to protect America’s advanced technologies and no company should trade secrets or IP for access to growing markets.  [Read More…]

Android Q gesture FAQ: Understanding how Android’s new gestures work

Android Q is a big change for Android navigation. Let’s break it all down.

When Android Pie was released in 2018, Google introduced its first attempt at redoing Android’s navigation system. Pie got rid of the legacy three-button nav, and in its place, added a button/gesture hybrid system that wasn’t the most graceful by any stretch of the imagination.

Now with Android Q, Google’s redoing things yet again. This time, however, all of the buttons are completely  [Read More…]

The best smart lights that work with the Google Assistant

Smart lights are a staple of any smart home. They’re functional, energy-efficient, and can be a lot of fun to use. Your options for smart lights are seemingly endless, even when looking for ones that work with the Google Assistant. Want some help narrowing down your choices so you’re only considering the best of the best? Here are our top recommendations.

Colorful starter kit Philips Hue Multicolor A19 Starter Kit

Staff pick

This starter kit for  [Read More…]

Editor’s Desk: On balancing travel and work

I don’t think I’m alone in not enjoying discomfort. Awkwardness. Tension. I don’t seek it out, nor do I welcome it when it inevitably arrives. But in leaving the comforts of home for five weeks to travel to a country where I don’t speak the language has introduced all of those feelings in a series of unceasing waves. And yet it’s been one of the best experiences of my life.

By the time this is published, I’ll be  [Read More…]

Work towards a career in coding and game development with this $39 bundle

Master C, C++, and C# with this massive coding bundle.

Anyone who wants to work in programming or development has to have a variety of programming languages on their resume if they want to land the best careers. But choosing which language to learn next can be a daunting task since each one seems uniquely suited for only a handful of industries and applications.

But if you haven’t already learned the famed C languages, look no further. The Complete  [Read More…]

How damage types and elements work in Dauntless on PS4

Here’s everything you need to know about damage types and elements in order to improve your slaying power.

Dauntless might seem like a simplistic hack-and-slash monster slaying game at a glance, but once you get into it, there’s a surprising amount of complexity to how its combat systems work. Two very important mechanics in Dauntless are damage types and elemental effects, which both have a huge impact on how effectively you can deal — and take —  [Read More…]

Stadia will have free online multiplayer and won’t work with Android TVs

A few more tidbits from Stadia head Phil Harrison.

What you need to know Stadia Base will support online multiplayer games for free. Publishers will have the option to create subscription-based plans to access a library of its games. At launch, Stadia will not support Android TVs.

Google Stadia has been causing a lot of excitement at E3 about the future of gaming. Recently, Stadia head Phil Harrison sat down for an interview and revealed some more  [Read More…]

This tablet is the ultimate portable creative work companion

Android device makers seemingly have no interest in creating a portable Android device that we can actually get some work done on. Samsung dances around the subject with some very nice tablets and the Galaxy Note series and Huawei has the MediaPad lineup but no-one offers the power of the Apple iPad Pro.

Look, we know you’re reading this on AndroidGuys.com and with that comes some expectations from the name alone. We love Android and we all use it as  [Read More…]

New leak shows us how the new Moto RAZR will actually work

We’ve seen months of speculation that Moto will soon enter the mix of foldable phones. Better yet, it’s rumored it will revive the RAZR moniker and as the in-house “Moto guy” I’m understandably excited about the latest video leak.

This new video hit popular Chinese social site, Weibo, earlier this morning and seems to show a promo render of the RAZR in all its glory. You can see the full folding phone that has an obvious influence by the classic  [Read More…]

Will any USB microphone work with a PlayStation 4?

Best answer: Any USB microphone will work with your PlayStation 4. You can use a USB headset or, if you are looking to stream your gaming, you can use a good desktop mic to give you the best sound possible.

Cheap and awesome: BLU Snowball ($ 64 at Amazon) Black and red hotness: HyperX QuadCast ($ 140 at Amazon) Why would you want a USB mic?

Traditionally you would use a microphone headset with a 3.5mm audio  [Read More…]