Tag Archive: Sync


Don’t panic, your steps will sync when Fitbit’s servers come back online

OMG, are my steps going to count?

What you need to know Fitbit’s website and syncing services are currently down. The problem seems to be affecting North America the most right now. Fitbit support is aware of the issue and is working on a quick resolution.

Can’t get your steps to sync with your Fitbit app? It’s not just you or your devices. Fitbit appears to be offline in much of North America, Europe, and Australia, according  [Read More…]

The Philips Hue Play Sync Box lets you sync your lights to your TV

Finally, a way to sync your Hue lights with your TV without needing to use your computer!

Philips Hue is one of the best smart lighting systems you can buy, offering precise color reproduction and compatability with a series of accessories like dimmer switches and motion sensors. However, its biggest competitor, LIFX, has a key advantage in that it makes it easy to show off your range of smart lighting and can use the microphone on your  [Read More…]

Does Mario Kart Tour sync with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe?

Best answer: No. Mario Kart Tour and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe don’t sync. While they share characters, karts, and items, these are two games that don’t have shared progression.

Mamma mia!: Mario Kart Tour for Android (Free on Goggle Play) Okey-dokey!: Mario Kart Tour for iOS (Free on the App Store) That’s-a Me!: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe ($ 60 from Amazon) A-wa-wa-wa-wa-wa!

If you want to sync up your Mario Kart Tour data with your Mario Kart  [Read More…]

Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box syncs your Hue lights with your TV for $230

Supports up to 4K 60Hz HDR, launches on October 15.

What you need to know The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box will sync your color-capable Hue lights with your TV for $ 230. It supports 4K 60Hz HDR with 4 HDMI inputs and 1 HDMI output. Pre-orders begin today at meethue.com and Best Buy, but the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box won’t officially launch until October 15.

Philips Hue, the makers of Hue smart lighting  [Read More…]

All the Sync Pairs you can get in Pokémon Masters

All the trainer-Pokémon duos you can collect.

Pokémon Masters is a fun mobile game available for Android and iOS phones. In this game, you’ll explore the artificial island of Pasio and work to take down the villainous Team Break. Unlike other Pokémon games, you do not capture individual Pokémon and add them to your party. Instead you’ll add several different Sync Pairs to your team. A Sync Pair is basically a trainer and its Pokémon. For example,  [Read More…]

What is Sync Pair Scouting in Pokémon Masters and how do you use it?

If you’ve just begun playing Pokémon Masters, you’ve probably discovered that there’s a lot going on in this game. You’re going to want to take advantage of all of the features available to you. One of the most important features is Sync Pair Scout, which allows you to add trainers and their Pokémon to your team. This article will show you how to get new team members through Sync Pair Scout and explain what a Sync Pair scout  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s Your Phone app can now sync over mobile data

No Wi-Fi needed.

What you need to know The Your Phone app for Windows 10 can now sync texts, photos, and notifications over mobile data. It’s no longer necessary to connect to Wi-Fi to sync the Your Phone Companion app with your PC. Your Phone Companion also has a new icon, taking design cues from Microsoft’s new Office icons.

Microsoft this week pushed out a major update to the Your Phone Companion app for Android, adding the  [Read More…]

Fast Pair Bluetooth accessories now sync across multiple Android devices

Support for Chromebooks is coming in 2019.

In October 2017, Google unveiled a new Bluetooth feature for Android devices called “Fast Pair.” With a Bluetooth accessory that’s Fast Pair compatible, setup is as easy as turning it on, having it near your Android phone/tablet, and then tapping a notification to instantly get everything paired. Fast Pair is a lot easier than messing with traditional Bluetooth menus, and now it’s getting even better.

On the Android Developers Blog,  [Read More…]

Google improving Fast Pair to sync Bluetooth headphones across Android devices

One year after launching Fast Pair to streamline the Bluetooth pairing process, Google announced today that it’s updating the feature.

Google is updating Fast Pair to make it easier for people to connect compatible Bluetooth accessories to Android devices associated with their Google Account. Fast Pair will connect accessories to your current and future phones running Android 6.0 or higher, and Google says that it’s planning to add support for Chromebooks in 2019.

Google’s effort to improve Fast Pair also  [Read More…]

How to sync your fitness band to Google Fit

Google Fit is perfect for staying on top of your fitness goals, but it can be cumbersome to always have your phone with you while on a run. Thankfully, it’s easy to get Google Fit data straight from your fitness band. Here’s how to sync your fitness band to Google Fit!

Products used in this guide Any Android smartphone Google Play Store: Google Fit (Free) Amazon: TicWatch Pro ($ 250) Google Play Store: Mi Fit (Free) Amazon: Xiaomi  [Read More…]