Tag Archive: Balance


Alexa can now use your Amazon Pay balance to pay your bills in India

Pay your phone, internet, and utility bills with just a voice command.

What you need to know You can now command Alexa to pay your utilities, broadband, mobile, and cable bills in India. India is the first market where Amazon has experimented with amalgamating Alexa and Amazon Pay for bill payments. You can use the functionality with any Alexa-enabled device, and not just Amazon’s own smart home products.

When it comes to adding features to its digital  [Read More…]

Pixel 4 could offer hands-free gestures, dynamic white balance adjustment

Google is set to offer a slate of new features on the Pixel 4.

What you need to know New rumor claims Google will include a Soli radar chip in the Pixel 4. The Soli chip will facilitate air gestures akin to Air Motion on the LG G8. Pixel 4 may also get automatic white balance adjustment, just like Apples’ True Tone tech.

We got our first look at Pixel 4 renders yesterday, and while the phone  [Read More…]

Smart Launcher 5 review: An amazing balance of customization and simplicity

Smart Launcher has blossomed this spring into a launcher that can fill a lot of different niches.

Smart Launcher has been around for years, known for its iconic Flower home screen and categorically-sorted app drawer. It’s long been a stable — if a little bit boring — launcher, but if you haven’t given it a look since it upgraded to Smart Launcher 5 back in March, stop what you’re doing and go download it. Whether you’re interested  [Read More…]

Get the $40 Gaiam Evolve Balance Board for Standing Desks at its lowest price ever

Wobble wobble.

Amazon has the Gaiam Evolve Balance Board for Standing Desk on sale for $ 40.49. This is a match of its lowest price ever and down from its usual selling price of $ 70.

This balance board is fit for offices with standing desks, clerks, cashiers, and anyone who stands for long periods of time. The rocking motion creates a low-impact movement that engages your muscles in the back, core, legs, and ankles. The design  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5’s camera shows us the delicate balance of setting and meeting expectations

It’s tough to hype up a phone while also keeping things realistic.

With the launch of the OnePlus 5 this week, we got to see a perfect example of what a delicate balance companies navigate in setting expectations and delivering on promises. OnePlus has always talked a (strategically) big game about many aspects of its phones — this year, it was all about the camera. Even during the launch event, at which point reviewers had been using  [Read More…]

Google Photos adding auto white balance feature to improve pictures

Sometimes the white balance of a photo just doesn’t look right, especially in spur-of-the-moment situations, so Google is looking to help photographers out.

Today Google announced that it is adding an auto white balance feature to Google Photos. With it, Google Photos will automatically adjust the white balance of a photo you’ve got selected, cleaning things up a bit. The app will also help with saturation and exposure if you’re so inclined, and users can alter tint and warmth, too, if they  [Read More…]

Balance, simplicity and a tall screen: How the LG G6 was made

Over a year of development and testing went into the most substantial update to the G series since its inception.

With the amazing amount of coverage and information out there surrounding every smartphone launch today, everyone is quick to over-analyze and jump to conclusions about every minute aspect of a device. It has always been the purpose of our reviews to give context to all of the parts of a smartphone and how they all influence one  [Read More…]

How to change white balance on the Huawei Mate 9

If your Huawei Mate 9’s screen looks too blue or too orange to you, there’s a simple fix.

If you’re like us, you’re looking at your smartphone’s screen constantly throughout the day. So you want it to look just right — including the color temperature of the display. By default, the Huawei Mate 9’s display has a slight blueish tint to it — you might notice that colors look slightly cooler in photos, or whites appear  [Read More…]

Google Wallet update adds recurring transfers and balance alerts

A new update for Google Wallet is rolling out that will let you add money to your Wallet balance automatically. You will also be able to set up low balance alerts. The update also brings Google’s new material design to Wallet.

Google+ finds balance between work and personal accounts, adds more admin powers

Google is bringing new Google+ admin tools for Google Apps and Enterprise accounts.

Today’s change controls the way Google+ user profiles are shown and indexed, and lets the account admin choose whether people can search for individuals.