Tag Archive: Works

Google launches ‘Works With Chromebook’ program for accessories

Buying accessories for your Chromebook is about to get much easier.

What you need to know Google is rolling out “Works With Chromebook”, an accessory certification program. Accessories marked with the “Works With Chromebook” sticker will be Chromebook optimized. You’ll be able to find “Works With Chromebook” certified accessories at staples like Best Buy and Amazon.

Google is now rolling out “Works With Chromebook”, a new accessory certification program that ensures that you’ll be able to find  [Read More…]

Moment’s new universal lens mount works with nearly all Android phones

The mount works with both front and rear phone cameras.

What you need to know Moment has launched a universal lens mount for smartphones and tablets. The lens mount has been designed for users who own a phone that Moment doesn’t make a specialized case for. It is priced at $ 30 and is expected to begin shipping before the end of the month.

Moment, a Seattle-based company that has been making fantastic attachment lenses for smartphones  [Read More…]

Another Galaxy S20 camera update with various fixes is already in the works

This is going to be a talking point for a good long while.

What you need to know Samsung will release another software update to address early Galaxy S20 camera issues. Issues with auto focus are one of a handful of early complaints among testers. It isn’t known when this update will be released.

If you’re really deep into the talking points surrounding the Galaxy S20’s launch, you’ll know that the camera is at the core of  [Read More…]

How Google’s backup encryption works – the good, the bad, and the ugly

Backing up your data is easy and secure on Android. But there are some issues with the service that Google needs to sort out.

I love seeing headlines about encryption hit a news cycle. Anything that gets a person more aware of their options when it comes to making sure that they are the only person with access to their data is important. So important, in fact, that Google does it by default with your backed-up data.

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Ryan Reynolds confirms Deadpool 3 is in the works

Reynolds and his team are working with Marvel in creating the next Deadpool.

What you need to know During an interview on Live with Kelly and Ryan, Reynolds confirmed that Deadpool 3 was in the works. Previously, as part of Fox, Deadpool 1 & 2 were rated R films. It was not revealed whether Deadpool would be integrated into the Marvel Cinematic Universe or not.

It seems the Merc with a Mouth is heading over to Disney  [Read More…]

Google explains how Astrophotography on the Pixel 4 works

The simple process of Astrophotography for Pixel users is a complex process the Google tries to explain.

What you need to know Astrophotography is an automatic mode within Night Sight on the Pixel 3 Pixel 4. Google goes deep in detail as to how its Night Sight and Astrophotography works. Night Sight was first debuted on the Pixel 3, with Astrophotography showing up with the Pixel 4 devices.

Pixel cameras are great for many reasons, and one  [Read More…]

Spotify free now works on Amazon Alexa and Bose speakers

Along with Sonos speakers.

What you need to know Spotify free can now be played on your Amazon Alexa and Bose speakers. You’ll need to first link Spotify via the Amazon Alexa app or make sure your Bose speakers firmware is up to date. Spotify is running a holiday promotion through the end of the year offering three months of Spotify Premium for $ 9.99.

Spotify free is spreading, and that’s a good thing. Earlier this month  [Read More…]

Snapdragon Wear 3300 reportedly in the works for a massive Wear OS upgrade

The Snapdragon 3300 will be based on a 12nm fabrication process.

What you need to know A new Snapdragon Wear processor has been spotted in a recent commit from Qualcomm. The Snapdragon Wear 3300 will be based off of the Snapdragon 429 and use a 12nm fabrication process that would result in faster performance and better battery life. The current Snapdragon Wear 3100 is a 28nm processor.

For years now, Google’s smartwatch platform — Wear OS — has  [Read More…]

The Razer Tetra is an ultra-light headset that works on all your devices

The Razer Tetra headset won’t get in the way of your surround sound system.

What you need to know The Razer Tetra single-ear headset focuses on picking up your voice and reducing ambient noise. The headset works with the Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, PCs, and mobile phones using a 3.5mm headphone jack. The headset is available for $ 30.

Razer announced the Razer Tetra gaming headset today. The single-ear headset helps deliver your voice to  [Read More…]

The Play Store’s dark theme now works on Samsung phones running Android Pie

It’s rolling out now as a server-side update.

What you need to know Samsung’s One UI night mode will automatically enable the Google Play Store dark theme. The Google Play Store is one of the few apps that only support system-level automatic theme switching. Google needs to flip the switch on the server-side for this to happen, so you may need to be patient.

Night mode has been all the rage lately. From various Google apps like  [Read More…]