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How to stream The Weather Channel once you’ve cut the cord

The Weather Channel, as seen on DirecTV Now.

Fun fact: There’s a good chance you can’t. Which is crazy.

One of the most obvious things you’ll miss after you cut the cord is The Weather Channel. Seems crazy, right? Almost like it’s a public utility or something. But the simple fact is that The Weather Channel isn’t anywhere near as ubiquitous as you might have though.

You can watch The Weather Channel on DirecTV Now, Fubo,  [Read More…]

YouTube app now shows how much time you’ve spent watching videos

Google’s Digital Wellbeing initiative is all coming together.

During its I/O conference in May, Google spent a good chunk of time talking about its Digital Wellbeing efforts. Many of those tools are now available in Android P and the YouTube app already recommends taking a break now and then and gives you tools to help limit the number of notifications you receive.

Now, as part of an update that’s rolling out to the YouTube app, users can  [Read More…]

How to watch Shark Week if you’ve cut the cord

It’s Shark Week on Discovery!

We’re gonna need a bigger boat. And a good streaming device.

Word on the street — and in the water — is that it’s Shark Week. That is, it’s the one week in the summer in which we all go crazy for sharks.

But given that it’s 2018 and more and more of us are eschewing cable and satellite TV for streaming, it bears asking the question: How can you  [Read More…]

Five Android OEMs you’ve never heard of before

Everyone knows the big players in tech, but we tend to forget the world is a lot larger than that. There’s a plethora of little-known, upstart mobile-manufacturers out there selling phones that are giving the major players a run for their money.

So for those wondering whether there’s life beyond Apple and Samsung, here’s a refreshing break from the norm. In this article, we’re going to highlight a series of Android OEMs that are making great phones but remain virtually  [Read More…]

How to watch the FIFA Men’s World Cup if you’ve cut the cord

The 2018 FIFA Men’s World Cup begins June 14 in Russia. It’ll air on Fox, FS1 and in the Fox Sports app.

Fox, FS1 and the Fox Sports app have all the soccer this summer.

The 2018 FIFA Men’s World Cup kicks off (literally and figuratively) at 11 a.m. ET June 14, with Saudi Arabia taking on host Russia. And as always, one of the biggest questions we get is about  [Read More…]

Philips Hue 3.0 is the smart light update you’ve been waiting for

Party people, light up your life.

It’s been a long time in the making — we saw an early demo all the way back at CES — but Philips has finally released its Hue 3.0 app for Android and iOS, overhauling its design and offering much quicker access to presets for individual lights. There are also 30 new scenes created by Philips’ lighting experts, who test combinations of colors and ambiance.

Philips told us that it  [Read More…]

Question of the Week: What’s the most you’ve ever spent on a smartphone?

It’s flagship smartphone season which means this is the time of year where a lot of people spend quite a bit on their new mobile device. Are you one of those who drops tons on a handset or are you the budget-watching type? Leave your feedback and win a Google Play gift card!

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Ultrawings VR Review: Become the Pilot You’ve Always Wanted to

A flight simulator comfortable for the whole family

Gaming in VR is all about immersion, and one of the best ways to take advantage of that sensation is to climb into vehicles you otherwise wouldn’t. One of the best examples of this for PlayStation VR is UltraWings.

Here you can put on your aviator helmet and hop into one of three aircraft of your choosing. The controls aren’t as intricate as they are in games like Aerofly  [Read More…]

If you’re gonna go buy Rogue One, make sure you’ve connected Disney Movies Anywhere

Most digital copies are a letdown. Disney’s are not.

We’ve all seen it: buy the movie before it’s out on Blu-ray, and you don’t get any special features, and your copy is stuck in one store forever. It sucks, right? WRONG! Disney has a digital system that makes buying the movie early an actually tempting thing to do, and it all has to do with connecting digital stores and awesome app implementation.

Before you go download Rogue  [Read More…]

So you’ve lost your Cardboard QR code? Here’s what to do

If you’ve lost your QR code, don’t panic. You can find it again online.

Google Cardboard was the first phone based VR that hit the market, and for some users it’s still a great way to get introduced to VR. However if it’s been a few months since the last time you’ve pulled out your Cardboard viewer, then you may run into a problem. That problem being that you’ve lost your Cardboard QR code, and can’t properly  [Read More…]