Tag Archive: Transfer

Facebook’s photo transfer tool to Google Photos is now available globally

Facebook’s photo and video transfer tool is now available globally.

What you need to know Facebook’s new photo transfer tool is now rolling out to users around the world. The tool lets you easily transfer all your Facebook photos and videos to Google Photos. Facebook had launched the photo transfer tool in Ireland last year, as part of the Data Transfer Project.

In December last year, Facebook began testing a new photo transfer tool to allow users  [Read More…]

Tests reveal the Pixel 3 and 4 have abnormally slow USB transfer speeds

Some flagship phones are capable of transferring files two times faster.

What you need to know A recent test from Android Authority reveals that the Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 smartphones have significantly slower USB transfer speeds compared to the competition. The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 were even slower at transferring files than the previous Pixel 2 and the original Pixel smartphone. Android Authority speculates the reason for the slower speeds must be either software  [Read More…]

Here’s how you can transfer your WhatsApp chats from iPhone to Android

Here’s how to make the switch.

WhatsApp is one of the more popular chat apps on the Play Store. This is largely in part due to cross-platform compatibility, but what are you supposed to do when switching from iPhone to Android? Despite Apple’s “walled-garden” practice for its apps and iCloud, there is a way for you to still transfer chats to your Android device.

How to export WhatsApp chats from iPhone How to import WhatsApp chats to  [Read More…]

How to transfer data from your old Android phone to your new one

When it’s time to switch from your older Android phone to a new one, you’ll want to make sure all of your data makes it way across safely. Thankfully, Google makes it extremely convenient to migrate your texts, call logs, contacts, music, and photos over to your new phone seamlessly.

How to back up data on your old Android phone

You’ll need to make sure that all the relevant data on your old phone is backed up to  [Read More…]

Xiaomi, Vivo, and OPPO introduce an AirDrop-like file transfer service

The peer-to-peer file service will support multiple file formats.

What you need to know Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi, Vivo, and OPPO have come together to create a cross-brand file transfer system. The solution will allow consumers to transfer files between their phones with speeds of up to 20MB/s. It is highly likely that some more Android OEMs will join the alliance in the future.

Popular Chinese brands Xiaomi, Vivo, and OPPO today announced a new cross-brand file  [Read More…]

You can’t transfer saves between platforms in No Man’s Sky

Best answer: No. No Man’s Sky does not support cross-save. If you played on one platform and decided to purchase it again for another after its Beyond update drops, you won’t be able to transfer your saves across different platforms.

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What is cross-save?

Cross-save is a feature that allows saves from one platform to be transferred to another. There are plenty of reasons for people to begin  [Read More…]

How to transfer your contacts from iPhone to Android

How do I transfer my iPhone contacts to my Android phone?

You’ve made the brilliant decision to switch from iPhone to Android. Congratulations and welcome! Now you just need to get all of your contacts off your iPhone and onto your new Android phone and your Apple ties will be severed and you shall be reborn anew (or something like that).

Here’s how to do it manually.

You’ll first want to make sure that your iPhone is  [Read More…]

Don’t lose your UltraViolet movies — transfer them to Movies Anywhere!

Transfer your UltraViolet movies to Vudu before it shuts down so you can access them on Movies Anywhere.

Movies Anywhere is Disney’s attempt to merge all of those digital movie services where you purchase content into one place. You don’t have to watch all of your movies in Movies Anywhere. Instead, the service brings the movies to you. If you’ve bought digital movies on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Xfinity, Microsoft, FandangoNOW, or Google Play, you can now watch  [Read More…]

Transfer data and charge devices with the $22 Aukey 10-port Powered USB Hub

Turn one port into ten.

Computers seem to offer fewer USB ports as time goes on, or maybe we just have more to plug in. In either case, Aukey’s 10-port Powered USB Hub can help solve your problem. Though it’s normally priced just under $ 30 on average, using coupon code MPNZH9KT at Amazon can discount its price down to $ 21.99 right now. That’ll save you $ 18 off its current cost there.

By plugging this  [Read More…]

Microsoft, Google and more team up to help you transfer data between services

Tech giants are teaming up to make it easier to port your data between services.

Microsoft, Google, Twitter, and Facebook have partnered to form the Data Transfer Project (DTP), a new initiative whose goal it is to make transferring your data between services much easier. Initially founded in 2017, DTP’s aim is to create an open-source platform that apps and services can adopt, ultimately stoking competition by giving consumers the ability to easily try out new services  [Read More…]