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It’s easier than you may think to print something from your Android phone

As Android technology progresses, so does your ability to get everything done right from your Android phone or tablet. Google has designed a cloud printing app that works with your printer connected either to your wireless network or to your computer via USB. Here’s how to set up Google Cloud Print within Chrome on your computer and how to start printing directly from your Android device.

Products used in this guide Google’s best: Pixel 4 (From $ 628  [Read More…]

Oculus Quest’s Guardian system now warns you when something is in the way

Maybe now you’ll avoid jumping into your TV.

What you need to know Oculus Software version 17 for Quest brings automatic Playspace Scanning to detects objects that get in the way of your VR experience. Your Guardian playspace will warn you of objects by switching to a mixed-reality mode and highlighting the object in red. The guardian boundary color can now also be customized with a blue, purple, or yellow color.

The Oculus Quest is an amazing  [Read More…]

Google is finally doing something about its incoherent messaging strategy

This is a big step in the right direction.

What you need to know All of Google’s chat/communication apps are now being led by one person. Javier Soltero is now in charge of G Suite, Messages, Duo, and Google’s phone app. There are currently no plans to merge any of the apps together.

To say that Google’s messaging/communication strategy is a mess would be quite the understatement. Google makes good services in these regards, but it just  [Read More…]

Google is teasing ‘something exciting’ for Samsung’s Galaxy S20 launch

Maybe it’s going to show off Android’s support for foldable phones?

What you need to know Google is teasing some kind of announcement for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event. It’s unclear what the company has in store. The tease came via the Android account on Twitter.

As the Galaxy Unpacked event on February 11 draws closer, you’d expect Samsung to be hyping up the event as much as it could, but this week, we saw another party  [Read More…]

Come on, Ring, something has to change

A lot of apps and websites use analytical data, but Ring has finally gone too far with no good reason for it.

I use a Ring Video Doorbell Pro. I’m not so much concerned about capturing video for the cloud or monitoring what goes on in my front yard (I have other cameras for that) but because I don’t walk quickly, answering my doorbell remotely is extremely convenient. And when you work for a website like Android  [Read More…]

Something fishy’s going on: How Google names in-development Pixels

A look at the beautiful and colorful fish that power the Google Pixel series.

I love technology and all the associated gadgets and gizmos that go along with it. I’m that guy who is likely to have the latest gear, and I enjoy finding ways to make them all work better. But my life-long passion is something a bit simpler: fish.

I love fish. I love keeping small tropical fish in aquariums, I love feeding them at  [Read More…]

Sega teasing something new, possibly a AAA game called Humankind

Sega has launched a teaser website that could be hinting towards a new game called Humankind

What you need to know Sega has launched a teaser website called hmkd.sega.com. The website only asks for an email signup, while a green heartrate monitor occasionally blips in the background. Sega’s lineup for Gamescom 2019 includes an unannounced AAA game, which is probably what this teaser is for. The game will likely be revealed during Gamescom  [Read More…]

In shuttering Spotlight Stories, Google is losing something truly special

The coolest thing I’ve ever done with my phone isn’t happening anymore.

For me, it started with a little red hat. Seven years ago, Motorola sent me a box with instructions to check out something new from its ATAP group. The box contained something that looked like an elaborate pop-up book, a Moto X 2013, and a little red hat with an NFC tag in it. The hat belonged to a mouse named Pepe, and as soon  [Read More…]

Learn something new with 2 years of Rosetta Stone at its best price yet

Say ‘Hola’ to savings.

Amazon is offering up some great discounts on a selection of Rosetta Stone Bonus Packs today only. Each pack costs $ 118, and most of them usually sell for at least $ 200, though some have been as much as $ 300 recently. No matter which language you go for, you’ll be getting the lowest price in its history. Basically, if you’ve been on the fence, now’s the time.

As of press time,  [Read More…]

Stay in and watch something new with $100 off the 39-inch Insignia Fire TV

One-day only deal.

The Insignia NS-39DF510NA19 39-inch 1080p Fire TV is down to $ 149.99 at Best Buy today. That’s the lowest price we’ve seen for this smart TV at Best Buy where it regularly sells around $ 250, and better than the price Best Buy is currently offering via its Amazon store. The deal is part of Best Buy’s daily deals, so the price is good for one day only.

The Insignia has Fire TV built  [Read More…]