Tag Archive: Offline


How to download YouTube videos to watch offline

We can stay up from dawn till dusk and we will never run out of YouTube videos to watch, but what do you do when you have to stray from your faithful Wi-Fi? You download some YouTube videos for offline playback, of course. Here’s how — and who — can download videos in YouTube for offline playback.

Products used in this guide Watch videos all day: Google Pixel 3a XL ($ 445 at Amazon) Who can download videos  [Read More…]

How to appear offline on PlayStation 4

Sometimes when I hop on my PlayStation 4 I just want to play a game by myself in peace. That doesn’t always happen if friends see that I’m online and pester me to join a party or game. If you’re like me and want to stop this before it even happens, just set your status so that you’re appearing offline. You can play your games with your friends none the wiser.

Here’s how to do it

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Suunto 7 is a WearOS smartwatch with offline outdoor maps, 70+ sports modes

An impressive new sports-focused WearOS smartwatch that offers reasonable battery life.

What you need to know Suunto 7 is the company’s very first WearOS smartwatch. The sports-focused smartwatch comes with free offline outdoor maps, wrist heart rate sensor, and GPS tracking. It will be available for purchase in the U.S. starting January 31 for $ 479.

Suunto today unveiled its very first smartwatch to be powered by Google’s Wear OS platform. Called Suunto 7, the new smartwatch  [Read More…]

Does Disney+ allow you to watch movies offline?

Best answer: Yes. Disney+ allows you to download movies and shows for offline viewing on the Android and iOS app. You’re able to download videos on up to ten devices per account, and videos will stay on your phone for as long as you’re a paying subscriber and the videos are available on Disney+.

Download the magic: Disney+ (From $ 7/month at Disney+) Disney+ lets you watch whatever, whenever

For as much as we do online, there  [Read More…]

Hulu now allows downloads for offline viewing — with some caveats

You’ll need the more expensive plan, and downloads will expire after 30 days. And Android fans have to wait a bit.

Hulu today announced that you can download shows, movies and entire seasons for offline viewing.

There is, however, a catch. Or several catches, that is. Here’s the deal:

It’s available today for iOS devices. Android is coming later. And you’ll need to have the $ 11.99-a-month plan that gets rid of ads. And you can only  [Read More…]

Gallery Go is a lightweight Google Photos app that works offline

Gallery Go lets you easily edit and organize your photos, and the app takes up just 10MB of storage.

What you need to know Google has launched Gallery Go, a lightweight Google Photos client for emerging markets. Like Photos, Gallery Go uses machine learning to organize and enhance your photos, but it is designed to work offline. Gallery Go joins the likes of Files by Google and Google Go, a suite of lightweight apps designed for entry-level  [Read More…]

Speech-to-text on Pixel phones is gaining offline support and lower latency

An “end-to-end, all-neural, on-device speech recognizer” is to thank.

Whether you’re running errands, driving, or have difficulty typing on a touchscreen, speech-to-text can be an incredibly helpful feature. It’s something that’s gotten a lot better over the years, but it can still have its pitfalls.

On its Google AI Blog, Google announced that Pixel phones which are set to English will soon see noticeable improvements with the performance of their speech-to-text abilities.

Typically, speech-to-text needs to communicate  [Read More…]

Can The Division 2 be played offline?

Best answer: No. The Division 2 requires players to be connected to the internet since it’s a shared-world experience and relies on its servers.

Get the game: The Division 2 Standard Edition ($ 60 at Amazon) Get a wired connection: 50ft Ethernet Cable ($ 10 at Amazon) I thought The Division 2 could be played solo?

You can play The Division 2 completely solo through the campaign and its endgame, but you’ll still need to be connected  [Read More…]

Spotify update brings simpler navigation + offline radio to Premium users

The Search page is also more powerful.

Way back in August of this year, Spotify rolled out a new UI for its Android app that’s much simpler and easy to use. This was a very welcome change considering how cluttered the app used to be, but up until now, this new UI has only been available for free users. Now, Spotify’s expanding this to its Premium subscribers.

The bottom navigation bar that used to have tabs for  [Read More…]

Shuffle through your Spotify playlists offline with the new $86 Mighty Vibe

Listen up.

Mighty has introduced a new-and-improved way to listen to your Spotify playlists offline. Dubbed the Mighty Vibe, this $ 85.99 gadget is actually a new iteration of last year’s plain-old Mighty. Unfortunately, that model was littered with issues such as spotty connections, an unimpressive battery life, and inadequate playback. The new version improves on all of those issues, and brings those improvements to a nice little black, blue, or red package. As you’ll see on  [Read More…]