Tag Archive: Features


Fast charging and reverse audio compression highlight leaked XM4 features

We know basically everything about these new headphones except when to expect them.

What you need to know Listing and features found on Walmart’s website. Headphones said to retail for just under $ 350. Headphones to include industry-leading noise cancellation and real-time restoration of compressed files.

Intrepid headphone enthusiasts from TheWalkmanBlog discovered a page on Walmart.com that appeared to list the as-yet-unreleased Sony WH1000XM4 headphones, along with all of the device’s new features and price.

TheWalkmanBlog’s post  [Read More…]

Latest Pixel update brings two great features, and a vague battery promise

These are solid additions we can all appreciate — but don’t go far from a charger.

Google’s latest quarterly “Feature Drop” for its Pixel phones has arrived, and unlike most updates it actually hit my Pixel 4 XL right away. Now that I’ve had a little time to take in the changes, here’s what I’m seeing and appreciating in the latest update.

Every Pixel user should get familiar with the Personal Safety app.

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Are the Fitbit Charge 4 features worth the upgrade from the Charge 2?

Worth the upgrade Fitbit Charge 4

$ 150 at Best Buy $ 150 at Walmart

Pros Better battery life Swimproof design Active Zone Minutes Built-in GPS Built-in Spotify control Cons Expensive upgrade Not as many color options Proprietary charger

The Fitbit Charge 4 is a worthwhile upgrade for features like built-in GPS and Spotify Connect that let you leave your smartphone at home. You also get Active Zone Minutes, Quick Replies via compatible Android devices, a  [Read More…]

The Android Central staff’s most important features in a phone

Different people have different priorities.

Your phone can say a lot about you and your personality. The features that matter the most to you largely determine what phones you should consider when looking to upgrade; the Pixel 4 takes amazing photos, for example, but it’s off the table if you need all-day battery life.

We asked around the Android Central staff to see what each of our writers look for in a phone, and what phones should  [Read More…]

Top 5 features announced at Google I/O in the last five years

A lot can happen in just a few years.

If you’re an Android fan, May is usually a super exciting month. It’s when Google I/O takes place, which is Google’s big developer conference where we learn all about the latest version of Android and other projects the company is working on.

This year, however, things are different. Google I/O 2020 was canceled as a result of the global health pandemic our planet is facing, meaning no big and  [Read More…]

Android 10 rolling out to the Motorola RAZR with a few surprising features

The update should be available for everyone by mid-May.

What you need to know Motorola has finally announced its Android 10 update for the Motorola RAZR. It adds more functionality to the secondary display, My UX, and other features. Android 10 will be available for everyone by mid-May.

Leading up to the launch of the Motorola RAZR earlier this year, there was a lot of hype for Moto’s nostalgia-filled foldable. Upon the device’s launch, however, that excitement quickly  [Read More…]

This one-day office essentials sale features desk risers, stands, and more

If you’ve been working from home and looking for ways to improve your workspace, you don’t want to miss this one-day sale at Woot. A selection of monitor stands, standing desk risers, and other office essentials are on sale today only with prices up to 50% off while supplies last. Shipping is free with Amazon Prime, or $ 6 per order.

It’s important to keep your home office comfortable, and if you’re busy sitting down for hours every day,  [Read More…]

MIUI 12: All the new features you need to know about

MIUI 12 brings a lot of visual tweaks and fine-tuned control over privacy settings.

MIUI continues to be one of the most popular Android skins around, with over 400 million users around the world. Xiaomi being the number one handset manufacturer in India means there are over 100 million MIUI users in India alone, and in recent years the Chinese manufacturer made decent strides in optimizing the skin for a global audience.

MIUI 11 was introduced back  [Read More…]

Instagram and TikTok launch live fundraising features for nonprofits

With businesses shuttered, more people than ever will need donations.

What you need to know Instagram and TikTok are launching live fundraising features on their respective platforms, aimed at supporting nonprofits. TikTok is specifically aimed at COVID-19 relief, partnering with charities in the U.S. and UK as part of that. TikTok will match all donations through May 27 at launch.

It’s going to be a little easier for nonprofits to raise money via social media. Today, Instagram  [Read More…]

Grammy Museum at Home features free exhibits, music courses, & artist talks

The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles, California may be closed for the time being, but that actually just gives you more opportunity to check out select exhibits and public programs that are now being released for free online. From intimate discussions and performances with artists like Billie Eilish and FINNEAS, Brandi Carlisle, or X Ambassadors, to music education courses on production, music careers, and more, this selection of content has never been made available for free to the public until  [Read More…]