Google Maps Driving Mode, a feature that has been available to a limited amount of people, allows you to use navigation without actually having a destination. Do you like having your map open to check on traffic and location, but don’t necessarily have a destination in mind? This feature is for you.
Sometimes you’ll upload a YouTube video and notice something that shouldn’t be there. Whether that’s a person’s face, a license plate, or anything else, YouTube’s editor will now allow you to blur it out from your desktop.
The best part about this new feature is that it’s not just a blur feature, but it’ll follow whatever ... Read More »
In general, the popularity of a video is based on views more than likes. It matters less how many people bother to hit the like button, what really matters is how many people watched it. But Instagram is based on likes, so when the service got video sharing, the same old system applied. Your self ... Read More »
Taking screenshots isn’t always easy due to the strange and different button combinations different manufacturers use. Plus, you don’t always want to save a screenshot. The information you’re sending to people is often stuff that you don’t need to keep.
An update rolling out to Google Now on Tap (seemingly backend rollout rather than app update) adds ... Read More »
If you’re into Android at all, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of Pushbullet. It’s a program that connects your phone to your computer to your tablet, whatever you like. You can use it to send texts from your computer via your phone, check notifications, and a lot more.
Pushbullet has now announced a Pro version, ... Read More »
Double tap to wake is a feature a few modern phones have out of the box, and I’m sure it’s a feature you get so used to that you can’t live without it. Unfortunately, most phones don’t have it. But the Nexus 6P does, to an extent.
Visual voicemail is a long missing standard in the smartphone world. Voicemail is an annoying, antiquated system that needs to die already. Visual voicemail allows you to listen to voicemails by selecting individual messages instead of waiting through all of them and having to hit touch tone buttons to modify or delete them.
Chromecast has been a very useful device for many of us. I use mine nearly every day, when it’s feeling kind enough to work without hanging, and absolutely love it. But there is a feature missing that it seems quite a few people want: screen mirroring.
Luckily, the latest update to the Chromecast app makes ... Read More »
The idea of using a device as wireless headphones isn’t really anything new. Some Roku boxes have a headphone port on their remotes, allowing for a private viewing experience. The Xbox One has a similar deal with the stereo headset adapter, which I use frequently. And now, developer Koush has announced that his app AllCast ... Read More »