Tag Archive: Touch


Google Stadia may get on-screen touch controls soon

Soon you won’t need a controller.

What you need to know Google Stadia is a cloud game streaming service. Google keeps on adding new features to the platform. On-screen controls are coming soon. You can purchase a Stadia bundle for $ 130 through the Google Store.

Google Stadia is a cloud game streaming service that launched in November 2019 to a lot of excitement. While there is still an issue when it comes to having an expansive  [Read More…]

Seagate’s One Touch 1TB portable SSD has dropped to a new low of $130

The Seagate One Touch STJE1000402 1TB portable solid state drive is down to $ 129.99 at Newegg with code 93XPJ39. That’s a great low price because the 1TB One Touch normally sells for around $ 160 or more. You can find it going for $ 165 at Staples right now. The One Touch has dropped to $ 140 at a few retailers like Best Buy, but Newegg is the only one offering an extra $ 10 off. That makes it  [Read More…]

Get a free day of data to stay in touch during the coronavirus pandemic

You can get a free day of data in over 190 countries right now through GigSky.

What you need to know GigSky is providing a free day of data on its network during the coronavirus pandemic. GigSky works on a variety of devices, including the Pixel 4, Pixel 3a, and Pixel 3. The free day of data can be applied to larger plans as well.

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it’s important to be able to stay  [Read More…]

You can call it Pixel Smush or 3D Touch, it’s still the same failed idea

It’s an interesting concept with limited potential that’s already been done — and deleted.

One of the new features that just arrived on the Pixel 4 is the “long-press accelerator”, or Pixel Smush. It’s a concept Google has been kicking around a long time — Android Froyo could measure the force of a touch a decade ago — but with new machine learning capabilities and some software creativity, it’s now an actual thing.

Got the  [Read More…]

Google’s Pixel phones now have an iPhone-like 3D Touch feature

The idea is that a hard-press would be able to bring up a long-press menu faster.

What you need to know Google is using software to emulate pressure-sensitive hardware. The idea of this is so that what is typically a long-press menu will show up faster if your press harder. Currently, this feature works for only a small number of apps, but plans for more app support will come in the near future.

It seems that Google  [Read More…]

How to change the touch control settings on your Echo Buds

The Amazon Echo buds provide an easy way for you to interact with Alexa hands-free, but they also feature touch controls for things like changing from Active Noise Reduction mode to sound Passthrough Mode. However, did you know that you can also change the default settings and customize what the various taps/touches do on the buds? It’s easy, and we’ll show you how below.

Products used in this guide Head tappin’: Amazon Echo Buds ($ 130 at Amazon)  [Read More…]

Samsung to include a touch bezel on the Galaxy Watch Active 2

The watch will also feature Bluetooth 5.0.

What you need to know The Galaxy Watch Active 2 will feature a touch bezel for navigation and support for Bluetooth 5. It will come in 40mm and 44mm sizes and be powered by the same Exynos 9110 processor as last year’s model. There is no official launch date but we expect to see it soon, most likely at the Unpacked event on August 7 with the Note 10 announcement.  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro update improves the camera, touch sensitivity, and much more

The update is a staged rollout which will go out more widely in a few days.

What you need to know OxygenOS 9.5.9 for the OnePlus 7 Pro is coming with a long list of fixes and improvements. Some of the highlights include improved camera performance, optimizing of the auto brightness, improved touch sensitivity, and smoother visual effects. The update is going out in stages with a broader rollout happening in a few days.

The OnePlus 7  [Read More…]

The iOttie Easy One Touch Connect is a car mount phone holder with Alexa

Priced at $ 70 and is exclusive to Prime members until the end of July.

What you need to know The new iOttie Easy One Touch Connect car mount puts Alexa in your car for $ 70. It is exclusive for Prime members through July. There are other options for customers without Prime, such as the Roav Viva by Anker.

There’s a new way to take Alexa on your next road trip or journey to the supermarket  [Read More…]

iPod Touch 7 vs. a cheap Android phone: Which should you buy?

Find it challenging to keep up with all of the new technology out there? We don’t blame you. At AC, it’s our mission to play around with as much of it as we possibly can so we can then help you find and buy the gadgets that are right for you.

Our pick Nokia 4.2

$ 190 at Amazon

Pros Premium glass/metal construction Larger, sharper display Dual rear cameras NFC for Google Pay Clean software It’s  [Read More…]