Tag Archive: Promise

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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Xiaomi’s true wireless earbuds promise great audio at a low price

Xiaomi’s true wireless earbuds look a lot like AirPods, but they’re much more affordable and deliver better sound.

Alongside the Mi 10 and the Mi Box 4K, Xiaomi has introduced its true wireless earbuds in India. The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 deliver incredible audio quality at an affordable price point.

The design is identical to AirPods, but you do get a lot of standout features. Here’s what you need to know about Xiaomi’s true wireless earbuds.

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Ransomware operators want to do their part, promise to not target hospitals

Their promises are a mixed bag, though.

What you need to know A number of ransomware operators recently released statements promising to spare healthcare organizations from their attacks during the pandemic. Their promises are a mixed bag, though. At least one of them has already broken that promise.

With the coronavirus causing everyone to become a shut-in and moving more of their lives online, digital security is more important than ever. And while some are already taking  [Read More…]

The new Jabra Elite 45h promise great sound and battery life for just $99

Jabra’s new headphones come with glitzy colors and fast charging.

What you need to know Jabra’s 45h Elite on-ear headphones bring long-lasting battery life and ultra-fast charging to the mid-range. The headphones also feature Jabra’s new MySound optimization, providing a personal listening experience for individual users. It’ll launch at $ 99 with February availability.

Jabra has announced the launch of its new Elite 45h wireless on-ear headphones, launching later this year. These headphones are designed to be  [Read More…]

Can Huawei keep its Android update promise?

Huawei promises to keep its phones updated with security patches no matter what — but it’s not clear how it can do this.

Late last week, Huawei sought to recover from the wave of bad publicity following its recent blacklisting by the U.S. government, with public statements of support for its products. In its “Huawei Answers” mini-site, the company mostly provides common-sense clarifications: Yes, your Huawei phone will still be able to use the Google Play Store.  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Fold review: Potential and promise, not a product

You can’t deny the Fold’s technical achievements, but you’d also be hard-pressed to justify buying one.

We’ve been waiting for this day for years. Once an item of science fiction, we finally have our first taste of real, honest-to-goodness, foldable smartphones. With no separate screens or weird caveats; the Samsung Galaxy Fold has a single display that folds in half, and continues to work after hundreds of thousands of repetitions. It’s a technical achievement that took Samsung  [Read More…]

Skype Preview’s SMS Connect for Android: A promise of things to come

If SMS is your go-to way to message, you’ll want to follow the progress of Skype’s SMS Connect.

Online messaging services are growing in popularity, but for many people, SMS is still the go-to way to message. Skype has had a number of attempts to allow users to send SMS messages from a variety of devices, but the most recent iteration may be the most promising.

Skype Preview’s SMS Connect works with Windows 10 desktops and PCs  [Read More…]

YouTube Music review: A mixtape full of promise

Guess who’s back, back again. YouTube Music’s back. Tell a friend.

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From the latest official music videos to bootlegged, out-of-print albums to concerts and cover videos, you can find just about any song you want to hear on YouTube, which hosts the biggest video library in the world and quite possibly the biggest music library, too. It’s no surprise that YouTube would  [Read More…]

Super Straps Promise Instant Pain Relief Caused By Your Backpack

Don’t let a heavy backpack keep dragging you down.

It’s probably fair to say that with how much time we collectively spend sitting behind computer screens and staring down at our phones during the day, we should all be a bit more conscious of improving our posture.

Backpacks are a great way to organize and carry all the important equipment you need, whether you’re a college student, photographer, or outdoors enthusiast — but even the best-designed backpacks  [Read More…]

LG’s Second Year Promise gives the G6 an extra year of warranty

LG is making a big move to win customer loyalty.

The LG G6 has consistently been heralded as one of the best smartphones of 2017, all but erasing the negative impression of the G5 before it. Now, LG wants to continue that goodwill with a new program called the Second Year Promise, which extends the G6’s regular warranty from one year to two in the U.S.

While this isn’t quite like HTC’s Uh-Oh Protection, which acts more  [Read More…]