We’re used to our devices having night modes. That orange filter over the screen is a big improvement at night, where cool colors can strain the eyes and hurt your sleep. However, Chrome OS still doesn’t have such a feature.
Thankfully, Google is on it. A Night Light feature has been ... Read More »
The Google Pixel lineup is not water resistant, unlike most flagships these days. The phones are IP53-rated, and with the second digit denoting water resistance, a rating of 3 pretty much means nothing.
However, that doesn’t mean that the Pixel can’t stand up to a bit of water. Jonathan Morrison ... Read More »
When it comes to updates, Samsung isn’t particularly fast. With a heavy software skin, many features to add, and lots of custom hardware to support, the company has a lot of work to do to get a new version of Android ready for its flagship devices.
Consumer Reports tested the Samsung Galaxy S7 Active and found it to be a very good phone with one big flaw. When submerged for 30 minutes in water pressurized to 2.12 PSI, equivalent to the IP68 5-foot rating, the device had major water intrusion and ceased functioning.
If you’re down for testing the latest and greatest apps, Google just gave the Maps app its own official beta version. You’ll have to sign up to test this new beta, and it might be buggy and dysfunctional, so this isn’t for everyone.