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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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Here’s what you’ll be able to do with Google Assistant’s six Routines

The Assistant’s about to get a lot more powerful.

Google’s been talking about its Routines feature for Google Assistant since October of last year, but it’s been pretty hush-hush in regards to how exactly users will interact with them and how much they can or can’t be customized. Thanks to a support page that Google recently published, we now have the full scoop on what Routines will be available and how they’ll work.

Originally spotted by our  [Read More…]

You’ll soon be able to use Allo’s web client independent of your phone

Is this too little too late for Allo?

In Google’s neverending quest to create the perfect messaging service, Allo is one of its most interesting attempts. There’s a lot that Allo gets right, but at the same time, there are features that are totally absent that you can find in Hangouts and Google Voice.

Allo finally got a web client last August, and while this was a step forward, it has one big caveat — you need  [Read More…]

LG settles bootloop lawsuit, here’s what you’ll be able to get

After being cornered into admitting that a some of its phone models contained manufacturing defects en-masse, LG found itself having to deal with a class action suit in the US. The issues meant that some owners of LG devices – including the G4, V10, V20, Nexus 5X and G5 – had to deal with smartphones […]

Today only, save up to 40% on BIC essentials you’ll be buying at some point anyways

The easiest decision you’ll make all day.

Today only, Amazon is offering up to 40% off BIC office supplies. The items included are things like pens, pencils, and highlighters. You know you’re going to need them at some point, whether it’s for restocking your home office, or grabbing school supplies. Now’s the time to buy and avoid paying full price…or running out when you need them the most.

Some notable items:

Gel-ocity 8-pack Fashion Retractable Gel Pens  [Read More…]

Pitaka’s MagHive wants to make sure you’ll never forget your smartphone again

It happened to all of us – leaving the house in a rush without our phone or keys. It can be highly frustrating, but Pitaka – a leader in personal carrying systems – wants to help you remember to grab the things you need before you go. With its new MagHive smart reminder system in […]

You’ll start hearing ads from Alexa in 2018

It won’t be too much longer before ads are just part of owning an Echo.

Amazon Alexa has grown and matured substantially since its launch on the original Echo in late 2014. It’s gotten better at contextual conversations, picked up additional skills, and has expanded to more hardware than ever before. Now, it looks like 2018 will be the year that ads become part of the Alexa experience.

According to CNBC, multiple sources confirm that Amazon has  [Read More…]