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Everything you need to know about Gods & Monsters

A land of epic sagas and myths awaits in this new world from Ubisoft.

First revealed at E3 2019, Gods & Monsters is a new IP being developed by Ubisoft Quebec. Eschewing the real world setting of the Assassin’s Creed games the studio has previously worked on, Gods & Monsters is set in a beautiful world where the Greek myths are true. Here’s everything we know about Gods & Monsters.

What is Gods & Monsters? Gods &  [Read More…]

Android phones need to get software updates for a lot longer than two years

With $ 1,000 flagships being the new normal, Android device makers need to match Apple when it comes to software updates.

The iPhone X set the stage for $ 1,000 flagships back in 2017. Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 wasn’t far behind, with the phone launching at $ 929. Ever since then, phone prices have been regularly trending upward, and the latest Android flagships now start off at $ 1,000. The regular Galaxy S20 retails for $ 1,000,  [Read More…]

You no longer need a phone number to use Google Duo on Android tablets

A phone number-free Duo means a viable Facetime alternative.

What you need to know Google no longer requires Android tablet users to register their phone numbers on Duo. Prospective users may now access the service with just a Google account. Google dropped the requirement for phone numbers on the web late last year.

Google’s video calling app, Duo, has been updated for Android devices to remove a particular bug-bear, the phone number requirement. But first, a caveat,  [Read More…]

You no longer need a phone number to use Google Duo on Android tablets

A phone number-free Duo means a viable Facetime alternative.

What you need to know Google no longer requires Android tablet users to register their phone numbers on Duo. Prospective users may now access the service with just a Google account. Google dropped the requirement for phone numbers on the web late last year.

Google’s video calling app, Duo, has been updated for Android devices to remove a particular bug-bear, the phone number requirement. But first, a caveat,  [Read More…]

If big game developers cared about Android nobody would need a Switch

Gaming hardware is there for Android, but the content just isn’t; I wish companies like Nintendo cared about Android.

The Nintendo Switch is freaking awesome. Pretty much anyone you ask will agree if they aren’t too busy playing Animal Crossing or Zelda. It’s portable but can connect to a television, has wireless controllers that mostly don’t suck, and every big name developer is tripping over its own feet trying to get games ported to the platform. Yes,  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about Iron Man VR for PlayStation VR

Are you ready to take to the skies and shoot down enemies?

I’ve always wanted to know what it would be like to put my head inside of Iron Man’s mask. Anytime I watched the movies, I fell in love with the way the screen looked from the inside of his helmet. All the scanners, notifications, stats, and information displayed on the screen using an augmented reality view has always sparked my interest.

Now, it’s going to  [Read More…]

What you need to know about Factory Reset Protction

Factory Reset Protection helps keep your data safe if your phone is lost or stolen, so you need to wipe your phone before you sell it.

Factory Reset Protection (FRP) is a security method that was designed to make sure someone can’t just wipe and factory reset your phone if you’ve lost it or it was stolen. Starting with Android Lollipop, FRP is “standard” in vanilla Android, and most of the companies making our phones have implemented  [Read More…]

Do you need all of Todoist’s power, or will Microsoft To Do “do” the job

Todoist

De-facto choice

Free (w/ IAP) at Google Play

Pros Natural Language Parsing Two-way Calendar syncing Available on all major platforms Karma system keeps task management fun Cons Must pay to unlock all features No team collaboration features

Todoist continues to be the to-do app that everyone comes back to after test-driving the new and shiny cars. New coats of paint and a slight overhaul have turned Todoist back into the flexible king of to  [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…]

Xiaomi finally launches Mi Box 4K in India: Everything you need to know

The Mi Box 4K could just become the go-to option for those looking for an Android TV-based streaming box in India.

Xiaomi is slowly but surely making its foray into the lifestyle segment in India. In 2015, the brand launched the Mi Band series of fitness bands in the country, and in 2016 we got the Mi Air Purifier 2. Then in 2017 Xiaomi rolled out its wireless router (the Mi Router 3C), and 2018 saw the  [Read More…]