Spotify’s New App Lets Free Users Listen On Demand

Spotify has redesigned its mobile app for free users. The new Spotify app for users on the Free tier adds the ability to play some songs on-demand without the need to Shuffle. However, the fun stops when you venture outside of Spotify’s curated playlists.

In January 2018, we reported that Spotify was testing a new app called Stations

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You Can Now List an Item on eBay in Seconds

If you regularly sell stuff on eBay the shopping site’s updated mobile app could save you a lot of time and effort. This is thanks to the latest version of the eBay app having the ability to populate a listing for you without you having to lift a finger.

If you’re reading this you have probably listed at least one item on eBay. And if so, you’ll know how time-consuming the process of writing a description, taking photos, and setting a starting price can be. But eBay’s mobile app can now do all of that for you.

eBay Simplifies the Listing Process

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5 Unique Apps to Change Up Your To-Do List and Beat Procrastination

Most productivity gurus recommend having a to-do list to manage your tasks. But after a while, that to-do list can become your worst enemy, as it grows into an out-of-control mess. It might be time to change things up.

I’m a fan of the three-strike system to change productivity techniques or tools periodically. That change forces you to look again at which tasks really matter and should be put on your list. Plus, you never know which app will make you get more things done.

1. Timebound (Android, iOS): The Deadline-First Tasks App

Procrastinators will know that the only thing that really puts […]

Netflix Launches Short Video Previews on Mobile

Anyone who has watched Netflix on their TV recently will be familiar with its preview videos. These give you an instant indication of what a movie or show is about, allowing you to make an informed decision as to whether to watch it in an instant.

After introducing video previews to the TV interface in 2017, Netflix is now bringing them to its mobile apps too. And rather than just port the previews over from the TV app, Netflix has built them from the ground up to ensure that they’re mobile friendly.

Netflix’s Mobile Video Previews

Netflix’s new mobile video previews are all […]

Opera Shuts Down Its VPN App for Android and iOS

Opera has announced that it’s shutting down its VPN app at the end of this month. The Opera VPN app, which provided Android and iOS users with a free VPN for their phones, is to be permanently discontinued as of April 30, 2018. Which sucks.

For the past couple of years, Opera has offered its own VPN service. The desktop browser has a free VPN built into it

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How to Perform Under Pressure With These 8 Wacky Productivity Apps

Pressure helps people be more productive. Whether you like them or not, deadlines probably get you to work faster. They might add stress to your life, and make you feel like you’re not getting enough done. But pressure does, generally, help.

Want to add some pressure to your life? Try one of these apps and sites that force you to work quickly.

1. The Most Dangerous Writing App

There may be no other app that puts on as much pressure as this one. TMDWA forces you to keep writing, lest all of your work be lost. When you stop typing, your words start […]

How to Build a Cheap Android PC With Inexpensive Parts

Want a functioning Android PC? You can try installing Android on a computer or laptop, but consider yourself lucky if it works! Certain cheap parts, though, function without problems.

Here are some of the parts that you can use to build an Android PC.

Operating Systems

Before looking at the hardware, consider the operating systems on offer. You have a few options when it comes to running an Android computer.

Phoenix OS: The best installable version of Android—as of 2018—is Phoenix OS. The installation can be a little complicated. Read our Phoenix OS installation tutorial
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How to Set Any Map Location as Your Phone’s Wallpaper

Your phone’s wallpaper and lockscreen image can say a lot about you, and one of the most essential things about you is where you come from. If you want to represent that on your phone, Alvar Carto has a map-generating option for your phone.

Here’s how it works:

Go to Alvar Carto’s phone map generator.
Enter the location for the map you want to generate. Enter the name of the city, country, or continent that you want to use for your wallpaper. You can also be more specific—pick the name of a river, for example.
Choose the color theme of your map: black and white, dark […]

Flagship Device For a Reasonable Price (Review & Giveaway)

Our verdict of the Nubia Z17 Lite:Nubia’s feature packed Z17 Lite represents incredible value for money. Despite a medicore camera and polarizing software experience, the Z17 Lite is a premium phone in an affordable package.810

There once was a time when premium Android phones reigned supreme. If you wanted your smartphone of choice to run Google’s operating system, you’d have to part with substantial sums of money to the likes of HTC, LG, or Samsung. Fortunately for those of us that want the flexibility of Android without the iPhone price tag, the market has changed since then.

Relatively inexpensive Android phones began […]