Tag Archive: Work

Sundar Pichai isn’t ready for Google employees to work from home full-time

Google will always need an in-person, human element.

What you need to know Wired recently interviewed Google CEO Sundar Pichai, covering a wide range of topics. Pichai talked about Google’s response to the pandemic, contact tracing, etc. Once all is said and done, Pichai doesn’t see Google becoming a 100% remote company.

We talk a lot about Google here on AC, and as with any company we often discuss, it’s important to have a better understanding of  [Read More…]

Work from home like a pro with this best-selling $40 bundle

There’s simply never been a better time to work from home. Thanks to the unexpected outbreak of the coronavirus and subsequent quarantine, millions of Americans have been forced to forgo their usual office routines and adapt to an entirely new approach to life—making this the ideal time to turn that business idea into a full-fledged reality.

Regardless of whether you’re just interested in making a little money on the side as part of a passive income or you’re  [Read More…]

Why Chromebooks have become the perfect work from home laptop

Chromebooks’ ease-of-use, affordability, and reliability have helped them win over parents and kids.

I’ve worked full-time on a Chromebook for years now, and while I’ve been asked recommendations on which Chromebook to buy for a work computer — ASUS C434 if you want a flashier 2-in-1, Acer 715 if you want something big, reliable, and affordable — the interest they’ve gotten over the last two months as everyone scrambled for work from home computers has been impressive.  [Read More…]

Which MVNOs work with more than one carrier?

Signing up for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon service is making a commitment to a network. MVNOs just sell access to one of the major networks with different services and plans that might work better for some people. Most of them ditch any sort of contract as well. Unless an MVNO is partially owned or operated by a specific carrier, it will have no specific commitment to any network.

With an MVNO, it can be possible to choose  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Buds now work more like the Buds Plus

Samsung is making the Galaxy Buds more like the Galaxy Buds Plus

What you need to know Samsung is rolling out an update to bring the Galaxy Buds up to par with the Buds Plus. The update adds Swift Pair, Ambient Sound, and Tap & Hold support to the original Buds. The company says the update is rolling out starting today.

The prevalence of software updateable earbuds and headphones mean that just like your phone and laptops,  [Read More…]

Do Ring devices work with Google Assistant?

Best answer: Yes, Ring devices do work with Google Assistant. Ring has an official Google Assistant app that links all devices on your Ring account to your Google account and makes them available in Google Home.

Who’s at the door?: Ring Video Doorbell 3 ($ 200 at Best Buy) Watching your home day or night: Ring Stick Up Cam ($ 100 at Best Buy) Google in any room: Nest Mini ($ 30 at Best Buy) Commands made  [Read More…]

Samsung’s The Frame 4K TV is a work of art on sale from $760 today only

TVs all kind of look the same these days, and not in a good way. They add a lot of visual clutter to a room, particularly when not in use, and with some of the sizes they come in these days, they really dominate the room they are in. That’s a problem Samsung set out to solve with its The Frame. Instead of being a blank black slab, it’s a 4K UHD TV set that, when not in use, transforms  [Read More…]

Get work done and stay protected with these Moto G Stylus cases

The Moto G Stylus has arrived on doorsteps, and chances are that you’ll want to take advantage of everything this new phone has to offer, especially with the included stylus. However, you don’t want to take a chance on a potential disaster happening, leaving you to get your G Stylus replaced. Here are the best cases that you can get for the new G Stylus!

Lightweight and rugged UAG Scout

Staff Pick

The UAG Scout is  [Read More…]

OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro: Will it work with my carrier on LTE or 5G?

The phones support 5G, but unfortunately not on every carrier.

The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro have 5G, and you don’t have to buy a special “5G” version to get it — it’s on every model. But 5G compatibility isn’t that easy to explain right now. When we focus on the major carriers in the U.S., there are caveats and restrictions on what networks — and parts of networks — the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro  [Read More…]

What is a color filter camera and how does it work on the OnePlus 8 Pro?

If you want your pictures to have that Instagram filter look, then you’ll love the color filter lens on the OnePlus 8 Pro.

A lot of people like to add a photo filter effect to some of the pictures they take with their phones. Whether you want a softened look or a sepia wash, there is a multitude of apps that will add the effect, and chances are your camera and gallery app will do it, too.

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