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Maximizing cash back with Chase’s Pay Yourself Back feature

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Here at TPG, we value Chase Ultimate Rewards points at 2 cents apiece, thanks to the program’s fantastic travel partners. In the past, I’ve transferred points instantly to United  [Read More…]

HBO Max on Android TV kicks Apple TV’s butt with this one feature

Closed captions are great for those who need them to enjoy what’s on the television. Captions you can adjust to meet your needs are even better.

It’s easy to talk about accessibility. Actually following through is where it counts. And to that end, there’s a surprising feature tucked inside the HBO Max app on Android TV.

Head on to the top and enter into your profile section, and you’ll see a section called “Closed Captioning.”  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 tipped to feature an SpO2 sensor, Alexa support

It is also rumored to feature a larger 1.2-inch display.

What you need to know The Mi Band 5 could be Xiaomi’s first fitness tracker to include an SpO2 (blood oxygen saturation) sensor. It is also tipped to support menstrual cycle tracking and come with Amazon Alexa built-in. The wearable is likely to be launched in China in late June or early July.

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 4, which was launched in June last year, is still among  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 5 once again rumored to feature a mid-range Snapdragon 765 SoC

The Pixel 5 could be Google’s first ‘premium’ mid-range smartphone.

What you need to know Google may not release a Pixel phone with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 chipset this year. Instead of the flagship Snapdragon chipset, the Pixel 5 might feature the mid-range Snapdragon 765. The Pixel 5 is expected to launch this Fall with a starting price of $ 699.

In March this year, a teardown of the Google Camera app had suggested the Pixel 5 may  [Read More…]

LG’s next ‘premium’ mid-ranger will reportedly feature a rotating screen

It could be powered by a Snapdragon 765 chipset, just like the LG Velvet.

What you need to know LG is said to be working on a phone with a rotating screen. It is apparently codenamed “Wing” and is going to be powered by a Snapdragon 7 series chipset. The phone is expected to have a 6.8-inch main display and a secondary 4-inch screen with a 1:1 aspect ratio.

Earlier this month, LG introduced the Velvet, its  [Read More…]

Stadia now supports OnePlus devices, adds Android screenshot feature

You can grab images of your favorite Stadia titles with ease.

What you need to know Stadia has received some updates in April, bringing some features fans have been asking for. To start, Stadia now supports OnePlus devices. Additionally, you can now take screenshots on Android devices with Stadia.

In a blog post, Google recapped all the new updates, features and announcements for Stadia during the month of April. Stadia is now compatible with OnePlus 8 and  [Read More…]

To support content creators, Google worked on a direct donation feature

But plans changed, and the company moved away from that angle.

What you need to know Google was testing a tipping feature for sites as part of an extension to its Google Funding Choices and Contributor services. The feature would have let users donate from 20 cents to up to $ 5 to sites ranging from large organizations to small independent artists. The company eventually decided not to continue developing this feature.

Google was working on a  [Read More…]

Google is widely rolling out its ‘Watchlist’ feature

There’s so much to watch now, use Google to keep track.

What you need to know Google is rolling out Watchlist, a movie and tv show bookmarking feature for Mobile. It’s updating Android TV’s home screen with a new row highlighting COVID-19 news and videos from local health authorities. It’ll also show off free ad-supported movies on YouTube right as well.

Google will now let you bookmark TV shows and movies from search, and it’s doing so  [Read More…]

Netflix adds a screen lock feature to its Android app

No more accidental taps to kick you out of the app.

What you need to know Netflix has updated its Android app to include a screen lock option. This new feature will strip the player interface of all controls so as to prevent accidental triggers. It was rolled out via a server-side update over the past week.

While we’re all at home watching Netflix, the company has just improved its Android app with a neat little quality  [Read More…]

Nokia 9.3 PureView rumored to feature a 120Hz refresh rate display

It is rumored to be a massive upgrade over the Nokia 9 in the camera department as well.

What you need to know A new rumor suggests the upcoming Nokia flagship smartphone will sport a 120Hz refresh rate screen. The smartphone is also rumored to come with a penta-camera array on the back with a 108MP ultra-wide-angle shooter. It is expected to be announced at a dedicated event in late August or early September.

A recent rumor  [Read More…]