Tag Archive: Focus

Respawn opens new studio in Vancouver to focus on Apex Legends

Respawn is giving Apex Legends the attention it deserves to compete with the best battle royales out there.

What you need to know Respawn has opened up a new studio in Vancouver. This studio will focus entirely on Apex Legends, its popular battle royale title. The Vancouver-based location looking to expand to up to 80 employees.

Respawn is expanding its reach by opening up a new studio in Vancouver, Canada to focus entirely on Apex Legends. This  [Read More…]

Even with a shift in focus, Windows 10X still won’t beat Chrome OS

Microsoft apparently hasn’t learned that a billion Windows 10 customers don’t want a Windows-powered Chromebook clone.

Microsoft’s Chief Product Officer of Windows and devices Panos Panay had some important things to say recently. Of course, because the world is stuck at home those things were shared via a blog post instead of what would have been something with a little more pizzazz with people at hand, but the message still came through loud and clear: Microsoft is  [Read More…]

Samsung is reportedly shifting focus to hybrid QD-OLED displays

QD-OLED technology offers several advantages over current-gen OLED displays.

What you need to know Samsung is reportedly shifting its focus from LCD to its next-generation QD-OLED technology. The company is spending nearly $ 11 billion to build a manufacturing facility to produce QD-OLED panels.. QD-OLED displays are claimed to have a longer life compared to current-gen OLED displays, along with a wider color gamut and higher brightness.

Samsung is set to end all LCD production at its  [Read More…]

Focus on fitness with the Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Watch now down to $100

While it’s crucial for everyone to practice social distancing and stay home as much as possible, it’s still important to get out of the house every once in a while for some fresh air. Going to the gym right now isn’t a smart idea, but you can still take a run around where you live and practice social distancing outside. This Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS running watch can keep you on track and get you back home no matter which  [Read More…]

Survey shows Google is making health a big focus for Wear OS

The company is considering a variety of features, such as SoO2, sleep apnea, and stress tracking, to name just a few.

What you need to know Google seemingly wants to make health a big focus for Wear OS going forward. In a new survey sent out as part of the company’s User Experience Research program, the company quizzed users on which health and fitness features they’d like to see on their Wear OS smartwatch. The list of  [Read More…]

PlayStation will continue to focus on “big, specatular experiences”

PlayStation fans can look forward to more big games.

What you need to know Hermen Hulst was previously the managing director of Guerrilla Games. Recently, Hulst was promoted to Head of Sony Worldwide Studios. In a recent interview, Hulst mentioned that PlayStation will continue to focus on “big, spectacular experiences.”

A few weeks ago, a change-up at Sony saw Hermen Hulst, the managing director of Guerrilla Games, promoted to Head of Sony Worldwide Studios. In an interview  [Read More…]

Google Camera may soon focus on people you often take pictures of

Face data will be saved locally on the device.

What you need to know Frequent Faces is a new feature for the Google Camera which would recognize and focus on people you take photos of frequently. Face data will be saved locally on the device, will not be shared with other apps, and will be deleted if you disable the feature. It’s possible the feature could debut along with the Pixel 4 smartphones at the Made by  [Read More…]

Kik Messenger is shutting down to focus on its Kin cryptocurrency

All focus will be on Kin and the company’s current legal battle with the SEC.

What you need to know Kik Interactive founder, Ted Livingston, has announced that Kik will be shutting down. The messaging app is being shut down so the company has money for a legal battle with the SEC over its Kin cryptocurrency. There is no official date on when the shutdown will occur.

In a blog post on Medium, Kik Interactive founder, Ted  [Read More…]

Group apps for different Focus mode schedules in ActionDash 5.0

New feature automatically kicks you to the home screen after your screen is off for a set time period.

What you need to know ActionDash 5.0 brings app groups and all-day modes to Focus mode. New Fresh Start feature hopes to end you returning to distracting apps when waking your phone up. App groups for Focus mode finally allow you to easily block different types of apps during different times of day.

ActionDash has been on a  [Read More…]

How to use Digital Wellbeing Focus Mode on Android 10

Digital Wellbeing offers a great set of tools to curb phone addiction, and Google is rolling out a new feature in Android 10 called Focus mode. You’ll be able to select the apps that usually cause a distraction, and enabling Focus mode effectively pauses them for the entire duration the mode is active. That means you won’t get any notifications, and won’t be able to use those specific apps.

How to enable Focus mode in Android 10

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