Tag Archive: Follow


The EU will follow the UK’s example in not banning Huawei

Both will ignore US advice.

What you need to know The EU will not be banning Huawei equipment from 5G networks. The bloc will be following the UK’s footsteps in opting for a threat mitigation stance. While US officials are displeased by the decision, Huawei is pleased by the “non-biased and fact-based approach.”

The EU will follow the UK in allowing Huawei hardware in its 5G networks in a limited capacity as it issues a new toolbox  [Read More…]

How to follow your favorite sports teams with Alexa

One of my most frequent requests to Alexa is finding out what happened with my favorite team last night. Alexa is able to learn your favorite sports leagues, teams, and players, but there are also a whole host of helpful Alexa skills that you can enable to stay on top of your sport. I’ll show you how below.

Products used in this guide Show me the scores: Amazon Echo Show 5 ($ 80 at Amazon) How to follow  [Read More…]

Android Central Podcast: Pixel 4 Follow up, Stadia, Legere Leaving

David Ruddock of Android Police stops by the show again to share some follow up regarding Pixel 4 with Daniel and Andrew. They also chat about Google Stadia, John Legere stepping down as CEO of T-Mobile, and what the Sprint/T-Mobile merger will do to the phone industry.

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Show Notes and Links: The Pixel 4 is developing those  [Read More…]

You can follow your favorite Local Guides on Google Maps soon

There are now more than 120 million Local Guides across 24,000 cities

What you need to know Google’s Local Guides program has exploded since its launch in 2015. The company is now testing a feature that would let you follow your favorite guides from within Maps. Each guide will get an Instagram-like feed to show off their latest escapades.

Google Maps is taking a cue from the world of social media and is currently testing a feature  [Read More…]

IFA phone follow up, more Pixel 4 leaks, iPhone 11 [#acpodcast]

Andrew Martonik, Hayato Huseman, and Daniel Bader follow up on some additional phone announcements from IFA, then dig in to the latest leaks about Pixel 4. They also talk about the various iPhone 11 models, Apple’s $ 329 iPad, and the excellent value of Apple Arcade at only $ 4.99/mo.

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Show Notes and Links: LG G8X hands-on  [Read More…]

Follow Thrifter this week for the best Black Friday deals in one place!

Black Friday is the new Thanksgiving, or is eclipsing it for importance in popular culture — for better or worse. At the very least, the “holiday” offers a couple days of the best savings on everything from tech gadgets to appliances, clothing, and everything in between.

If you’re like me, you aren’t looking for a lot of things, just one or two specifics — like a new TV, or that Sonos speaker that’s taken forever to get discounted.  [Read More…]

The May 2018 Security Patch is here and updates will soon follow

Factory images are ready now if you’re not the waiting type.

The May 2018 Android Security Bulletin is here and that means updates are in the making. They aren’t the “pretty” kind of updates, which can seem disappointing to some, but they are the important kind that keep your phone working as it should and protected against online shenanigans.

There isn’t a “showcase” bug in this month’s patch, which is good news for everyone except people who  [Read More…]

How to follow and stream the Masters Golf Tournament on Android and your TV

There’s nothing like watching golf on the biggest stage.

It’s time for the Masters Tournament, where for just shy of a week the entire golf world sets its eyes on Augusta National to see the best golfers ply their craft. It all gets going on April 4 and carries on through April 8, and you can follow every single moment from your Android phone — here’s how.

The Masters app has it all

The Masters may be  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 in Canada getting Oreo on March 19, Note 8 to follow on March 28

The Galaxy S7/S7 Edge will be updated in the spring/summer.

Samsung’s global rollout of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Galaxy S8 resumed on February 22 after a bug was found with the initial release, and now we have an exact date as to when that update will hit handsets in Canada.

First spotted by MobileSyrup, the Samsung Members app in Canada was recently updated with a message indicating when its existing hardware would be updated to Oreo.  [Read More…]

Instagram now shows posts from accounts you don’t follow in your main feed

Like it or not, recommended posts are now part of your feed.

Throughout December alone, Instagram’s made some fairly big updates to its main feed. The middle of the month saw a new option to follow hashtags to keep up to date with trends/topics that you’re interested in, and just about a week ago, Instagram started rolling out an in-line comment feature to make it even faster to leave your thoughts on photos/videos.

Now, Instagram is launching  [Read More…]