Tag Archive: Work

How do apps work on Samsung DeX?

A full-featured desktop operating system embedded into your smartphone? It’s nearly possible with Samsung DeX.

The idea of using your smartphone to unlock a desktop operating system might sound absurd at first, but what if you could do that for a bit of extra money?

For $ 150, you can purchase the Samsung DeX dock to unlock the desktop operating system hidden deep within the depths of the code on your Galaxy S8 or S8+. The DeX  [Read More…]

HTC Edge Sense appears on the Play Store to show how the HTC U 11 will work

HTC are planning another high-end device to follow up on its first 2017 device of the HTC U Ultra, which wasn’t the greatest to lead with. HTC seem to have identified the flop that was the HTC U Ultra and are now planning a follow up called the HTC U 11, which is expected to […]

Put Amazon’s Alexa to work with an Echo for just $150

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with an even more affordable way to get an Echo in your home!

If you’ve been considering picking up an Amazon Echo, now is the time. Currently, you can grab one for just $ 149.99, which is a savings of $ 30. It isn’t often that we see discounts on these, so when you see one you should act on it. The Echo allows you to use your voice to  [Read More…]

T-Mobile rolls out fix for Galaxy S8 red tint, but it doesn’t work in all cases

Earlier today T-Mobile started rolling out an OTA update to fix the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ red tint issue on the display. The update has already reached Galaxy S8 units in South Korea, India and Europe and now is making it to US shores, specifically to T-Mobile customers. It weighs 138MB and brings additional […]

Instagram Direct disappearing messages work exactly like Snapchat’s

Thus continues Instagram’s efforts to remain relevant among the messaging-obsessed millennials — and it seems to be working.

It appears Facebook’s Instagram will stop at nothing until it’s fully bumped out Snapchat in the social media wars. At least, that’s sure what it seems like with all the Snapchat-like copycat features.

Instagram is rolling out new Direct messaging features to both Android and iOS devices. These new features employ the same disappearing  [Read More…]

How to save your home and work addresses in Google Maps

Save your home and work addresses to get directions faster.

Google Maps makes it easy for you to save frequently visited addresses such as your home or work locations, allowing you to get directions quickly without having to enter them manually every single time. Doing so also allows you to use voice commands to say, “navigate to home” to get turn-by-turn directions to your house from your current location.

Then there’s the ability to explore points of  [Read More…]

VR coasters are improving rapidly and discarding what doesn’t work

Rapid iteration and constant improvements are leading to and incredible future for VR in theme parks.

Alongside the launch of Galaxtic Attack, the new virtual and augmented reality layer to Mind Eraser at Six Flags America, Samsung and Six Flags have rolled out some significant improvements to the concept of VR coasters. The Samsung Galaxy S6 that sat in the heavily modified Gear VR for Superman: Ride of Steel has been upgraded to a Galaxy S7, and  [Read More…]

6 ways to make the Samsung Galaxy S8 work with Windows 10

If you’re getting a new Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone, these tips and tricks can help make the device work for you alongside your Windows 10 PC.

More than most Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is quite attractive to Microsoft fans.

The Galaxy S8 has plenty of Microsoft support built right in by way of preloaded apps and the Continuum-like DeX system. Aside from all that, here are some of the ways you’ll be able to use  [Read More…]

How does the Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner work?

Samsung wants the Galaxy S8 to be a super safe device. With that purpose in mind, the company bundled the phone with several systems meant to ensure your personal information stays safely locked away from prying eyes. Apart from the traditional PIN, pattern or password unlock options, the Galaxy S8 also offers a fingerprint scanner […]

HTC U: How ‘Edge Sense’ will work on HTC’s next flagship

The HTC U may have a seriously cool, unique feature, and this is how it will work.

HTC is still dealing with tepid reviews of its latest device, the U Ultra, but the company has more tricks up its sleeve in 2017. We’re expecting a proper flagship to debut sometime this month, likely called the HTC U, which is expected to possess one particularly noteworthy gimmick feature that will be interesting to see in person.

We’ve heard about the  [Read More…]