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You’ll regret it if you miss out on this $11 mini Anker portable charger

Sound the alarm.

As a deal hunter, every so often, a discount comes around that makes me text my friends and family. Of course, every price drop on Thrifter is one I’d recommend, but I’m talking about the deals that make me whip out my phone and text the group chat a bunch of 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 🚨 emoji. The deals that I buy immediately after posting. The deals that are such an obvious purchase to  [Read More…]

Gallium nitride is the most important charging innovation you’ll never see

It’s always been “better” but too expensive for consumer electronics — until now.

You don’t need to know about a FET or what a bandgap is, but the company that makes the gadgets you buy does. And it’s all on the verge of a big change for the better — in ways we will see, like safer, more efficient, and smaller high-power chargers — because of a chemical compound called Gallium nitride.

Back on October 25, Anker  [Read More…]

These Pixel 2 cases are so thin, you’ll forget they’re there

Cases can be bulky, boring, and ugly, so I can understand why so many choose to go naked and show off their phone’s full glory for the world to see. Even the thinnest of cases can offer some small protection from scuffs, chips, and smaller tumbles, and these ultra-thin cases for the Google Pixel 2 are so thin, you may even forget you’re wearing a case!

Like totally awesome Totallee Case

While it looks too thin  [Read More…]

You’ll soon be able to talk to your Google Home in Hindi

You’ll be able to seamlessly switch between English and Hindi when conversing with your Google Home.

Google introduced the Google Home and Google Home Mini in India a few months ago, and while the smart speaker didn’t have a lot in the way of features when it launched in the country, that’s set to change soon. At the latest Google for India event, Google has announced that the smart speaker will pick up Hindi support shortly.

Google  [Read More…]

Android P features you’ll love: App Actions

App Actions can let our phones and other devices help us do something instead of just telling us how we could do it.

App Actions are a new set of tools that allows a developer to interact with Google Assistant, your phone’s Launcher (Home app), the Play Store, and other Google products like Search.

Google has always tried to help point us at the right thing or place with products like Search and Maps. App Actions take  [Read More…]

Android P features you’ll love: Restricted apps to save you battery life

Android P will help you make apps that don’t behave stop sucking down your battery by putting them on restriction.

We all have different wants and needs about what our phone can do for us, but we all have one thing in common, too: we want our battery to last longer. Whether you get more than a day from a phone like the ASUS Zenfone Max and its 5,000mAh battery or you barely make it through the  [Read More…]

How to set up Android Auto on your phone so you’ll actually use it

PSA: Keep your focus on the road and off your phone.

When Google first announced Android Auto, it was a fairly basic app that let you connect and display a limited amount of information from your phone to your car via a wired connection to an aftermarket in-dash display head unit. Automakers eventually supported the platform as more cars included touch displays in their interface, but unless you’re driving a newer model car from 2016 on there’s  [Read More…]

Android P features you’ll love: A better camera experience

Android P provides built-in support for multiple cameras and ways to help developers take high-quality photos in a jiffy.

Android P is going to make it easier to support almost any camera configuration with things like the new Multi-Camera API.

Android comes in all shapes and sizes. It’s one of the few consumer operating systems that allows a company to tailor the experience to their hardware platform and that’s a big reason it’s become so popular —  [Read More…]

Android P features you’ll love: Improved notifications, 2018 edition

Small but significant changes are coming to your notification shade with Android P.

One of the best features of Android is its notification system. It uses the best ideas from companies that originally got it right, like Palm and Nokia, then blends them into a display of information and rich content that we have all come to rely on. Because the notification system is very important for a handheld device that’s supposed to keep you in touch  [Read More…]

LG G7 ThinQ gets extended warranty, but you’ll have to register to get it

LG G7 ThinQ will be offered with a 2-year warranty in the US. However, in order to be take advantage of the extension, you will need to register your purchase on the official LG website.

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