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Start a face-to-face chat with friends directly through your Echo Show

I love my Amazon Echo Show device for a lot of reasons. It cycles through my favorite photos to remind me of better times. It lets me watch shows and movies while I’m cooking or doing chores. I can even get video news briefings, check the weather, and watch YouTube through an actual web browser like Mozilla’s Firefox or Amazon’s Silk (hello Google/Nest?). However, hands-down one of the neatest things it can do is easy peasy, hands-free video  [Read More…]

You can now buy PlayStation games and consoles directly from PlayStation

PlayStation has previously lacked an online store for consoles and physical games. Today, the company is rectifying that.

What you need to know PlayStation has announced a new online store, where games and consoles can be purchased without going through a retailer. This online store is only available in the USA right now. PlayStation plans to expand and improve the store’s offerings over time.

If you’ve been wishing that you could order consoles and other items directly  [Read More…]

Google Assistant may soon let you send texts directly from the lock screen

Google Assistant is set to become even more versatile than it already is.

What you need to know It may soon be possible to send a text directly from the lock screen using Google Assistant. The feature is currently being tested but it remains to be seen if it will be rolled out at all. Currently, users are required to first unlock their device before sending a text message using Assistant.

The Google Assistant is arguably the  [Read More…]

Google will now directly offer RCS features instead of waiting on carriers

It’ll be available first in the United Kingdom and France.

What you need to know Google will soon offer RCS features directly to Android phones. The integration is coming first to the UK and France later this month. This means Google no longer has to wait on carriers to support the messaging standard.

Back in April 2018, Google unveiled its new messaging plans using RCS technology. Through its Messages app and baked under a platform called “Chat”,  [Read More…]

How to stream directly to Twitch or YouTube from your PS4

You don’t need a fancy, expensive computer set-up to start streaming your favorite games, despite what you may believe after watching a lot of streamers. If you’re playing on PlayStation 4, it’s incredibly easy for you to start streaming directly from the console, whether you want to stream on Twitch or YouTube.

Streaming to Twitch or YouTube Once you’re playing the game that you want to stream, press the Share button on your DualShock controller. Select Broadcast Gameplay.  [Read More…]

Skip wall adapters and charge directly with 20% off Topgreener outlets

Go straight for the direct charge!

The Topgreener 36W Quick Charge 2.0 USB power outlet is down to $ 23.51 thanks to a 20% off on-page coupon. We saw this exact same deal over Black Friday, but it was a brand new discount then. It’s still a great price, and it’s not alone.

The two USB ports provide fast charging for any QC 2.0 device and regular charging for non-compatible devices like the iPhone. It still gives  [Read More…]

Pixel and Nexus dialer will send spam calls directly to voicemail

This will be available for all users in the next few weeks.

You know what’s not fun? Spam calls. Picking up the phone to be told you’ve won an all-expense-paid cruise after simply handing over your credit card info gets old real fast, and to help filter these out of your day, the Google Phone app for Pixel and Nexus devices is getting a new direct-to-voicemail feature for them.

First spotted by 9to5Google, this will send any  [Read More…]

Tablo brings OTA TV directly to the NVIDIA Shield TV with a dedicated tuner and app

The new app for Android TV pairs with the Tablo Tuner to put OTA TV on the Shield without the use of a local network.

Tablo is a pretty terrific product for cord cutters in North America, and the company’s most recent product, Tablo Dual, was its first to incorporate a built in DVR. Now, they’re back with another hot new product and this time it’s for the NVIDIA Shield TV.

Tablo Engine and Tablo Tuner are  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 3T is now up for sale directly from OnePlus in India

Pick up the OnePlus 3T and get a case for free.

After two years of exclusively offering its phones on Amazon India, OnePlus is now selling the OnePlus 3T on its own store. To incentivize the launch, OnePlus is giving away a free case with all orders.

For the first time, you can purchase the coveted #OnePlus3T directly from https://t.co/BX7B441lMV & pick your favorite protective case. Free pic.twitter.com/3MgbdHzdjd

— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) March  [Read More…]

Want to help Google Home improve? Here’s how to send feedback directly to Google

Google Home is a product that still needs a lot of help.

With Actions on Google, we’re finally starting to see Google Home capabilities expand, but that’s not to say this product is anywhere near perfect yet. Google is going to be improving Home for years to come (or at least, let’s hope it’s years to come), and do you want to know how you can help them make this little air freshener lookalike more helpful  [Read More…]