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 »
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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.
The feature was found hidden in the ... Read More »
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.
Thankfully, Google seems ... Read More »
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 »
With the surprising release of Google Camera yesterday, we got a bunch of new features previously not seen on most Android devices. Photo Sphere became available to many, instead of being tied only to Nexus devices. But most surprising of all was the new Lens Blur feature, which had not been seen before. It allowed ... Read More »
When Samsung announced the Galaxy S5, it also revealed a new feature called Download Booster, which combines your WiFi and data connection to boost download speed significantly and allow you to download files much faster. This isn’t the first time that we’ve seen such a feature, but a native implementation of it will probably be ... Read More »
Today’s phones come loaded with every possible feature under the sun, and some of them actually serve a purpose rather than just being a gimmick. One example of that is the baby monitor feature found in the Galaxy S5. While Samsung didn’t advertise the Galaxy S5 as a baby monitor, it turns out that deep ... Read More »