Tag Archive: Time


Android 11 event and beta postponed: ‘Now is not the time to celebrate’

“We’ll be back with more on Android 11, soon.”

What you need to know Android 11 has been delayed. An event and beta release were scheduled for June 3. The development team says “now is not the time to celebrate”, and says more information will be available “soon.”

This morning, Android Developers has announced via Twitter that the beta of Android 11, along with a June 3rd reveal event, has been postponed.

Likely in a display of solidarity,  [Read More…]

Beat Saber update adds 46 new beatmaps in time for Memorial Day

Red and blue is coming at you from every direction.

What you need to know A new Memorial Day update for Beat Saber includes 46 new beatmaps for existing songs. In addition to 360-degree and 90-degree levels, Beat Games has created a new normal and expert+ difficulties for some single saber songs. This update is free and available on all platforms including Oculus Quest, PlayStation VR (PSVR), and PC VR platforms.

While Beat Saber gamers have grown  [Read More…]

Now may be a perfect time to buy miles and points

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The travel industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak. Thousands of aircraft are parked due to the low passenger loads, and hotel occupancy in the U.S. and  [Read More…]

Muscles aching from working from home? This tool can help big time

All this talk about working from home sometimes sounds like a dream setup. You get to work in your pajamas, do away with your agonizing commute, and take naps during the day. But what they don’t tell you is that working from home also makes you susceptible to body aches and muscle pains as you make do with a makeshift office space. Many of us are stuck using our dining tables or even working from couches for most  [Read More…]

Is it time to replace your old Ring Video Doorbell with the latest?

A worthy upgrade Ring Video Doorbell 3

$ 200 at Amazon

Pros Easily removable battery Dual-band Wi-Fi support Additional advanced motion detection options Higher resolution video Live view available on battery power Cons Narrower field of view Poor Google Assistant integration

Four years is a long time in the world of tech, and a lot has changed since the original Ring Video Doorbell launched. The third generation brings significant improvements to the table, including higher resolution  [Read More…]

Save $30 on Lenovo’s Smart Display 7 at B&H for a limited time

Smart home assistants don’t just come in the form of a speaker. Plenty of options are available with a screen, which adds even more functionality. One example is the Lenovo Smart Display 7 on sale for $ 99 shipped at B&H. That’s $ 30 off the regular price for this Blizzard White model and a match for the lowest we’ve seen it go. You’ll also get a Lenovo smart plug worth $ 30 thrown in at no extra cost. You  [Read More…]

Now’s a great time to downgrade your phone plan and save some cash

Now’s a great time to save on your phone bill.

Due to recent events, there’s a really good chance you’re stuck at home right now — whether it be from school or work. As a side effect of that, you’re likely using a lot less mobile data with your phone than you usually do.

Most of us probably have unlimited or high-allotment data plans. While those are helpful for times when we’re away from Wi-Fi and traveling  [Read More…]

There’s no better time to drop FaceTime and use a universal calling app

Great cross-platform video calling apps exist, and we should use them.

“FaceTime” has become a Kleenex-level generic word to describe making a video call on your phone, no matter the platform or what app people are actually using. Yet even in one of Apple’s densest markets, the U.S., a full 50% of people can’t use FaceTime at all — because they have an Android phone. There are great video calling apps that cross operating system boundaries —  [Read More…]

Time is running out to convert your old Minecraft maps to the PS4

It might be time to switch.

What you need to know Minecraft is available on a ton of different platforms, including older systems like the Playstation 3. People on these platforms still enjoy Minecraft, but these older systems are being left behind. This is the last month players can convert their maps from the Playstation 3 and Playstation Vita to the Playstation 4. This will let you access all your old maps and worlds, when you do  [Read More…]

Spending more time at home? This purifier keeps it smelling fresh

If you’ve been working from home lately, there is a good chance that your home is collecting and circulating more dirt, dust, and odors than usual. Remember, just because you can’t see particles doesn’t mean they aren’t there. Your everyday environment may be dirtier than you think, and it has nothing to do with the visible surfaces in your home.

Luckily, the TechCare Smart Air Purifier with HEPA Filters + Silent Comfort is here to help by trapping 99.7% of  [Read More…]