Google Maps can consume quite a bit of data, so for anyone out there that’s keeping an eye on their monthly allotment, Google’s working on a new feature within the app to help out.
It’s a Wi-Fi-only mode, and it works exactly like it sounds. Once enabled, there will be a “WI-FI ONLY” notice ... Read More »
Automating and controlling various aspects of your home is both convenient and fun in a geeky way. A small portion of these home automation devices will also add comfort and have the potential to save you money. What? Save money? Yes. A smart thermostat can help you save money on your monthly bill. Unfortunately, you need to ... Read More »
Part of the fun of covering Android devices is that there’s nearly always an update taking place. It may only be for specific devices on a specific carrier, but it’s an update nonetheless. Today’s update news brings us an update from Verizon for two of its devices, the Samsung Galaxy S7 ... Read More »
An oft-requested feature is finally making its way into Google Now, at least for Android 5.0 Lollipop users. Lollipop users can now use Google Now voice commands to toggle Wi-Fi, Bluteooth and the flashlight on or off. The feature first made an appearance last year, but saved zero time, as instead ... Read More »
As many carriers have switched to tiered or throttled data plans in recent years, Wi-Fi is becoming increasingly important as a way to conserve your precious mobile data. The good news is that Wi-Fi is becoming more ubiquitous as more and more businesses offer Wi-Fi connectivity to ... Read More »
The Complaint Department is once again open after a brief hiatus! This week, targets are locked on mobile cloud computing. The quantity and variety of things being stored in the cloud is increasing, but carriers are continually decreasing the amount of bandwidth mobile users are able to consume. The end result will be a system ... Read More »
When the Nexus S 4G was released on Sprint a few months ago, the pure Google Experience phone quickly became the phone to have on Sprint. But as several owners of this device were quick to point out, the Nexus S suffered inexplicably from horrid WiMax and WiFi connectivity. When I was personally ... Read More »