6 Striking Changes You Should Know About

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During May 2018’s Google I/O developer conference, one of the most headline-grabbing announcements was the imminent arrival of a new Google News app.

Just a few short weeks after Google revealed its plans, the new app went live on both Android and iOS. It merges the old version of the app and the Google Newsstand app into a single user experience.

In this article, we are going to take a quick dive into some of the newest features you need to know about. Keep reading to find out more. Note: The app is identical on both Android and iOS, so this article […]

Which Is Best for You?

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Picking a podcast app is serious business. With a ton of options available offering loads of features, it can be a hard choice to make.

There are three main features to consider when choosing a podcast app:

How easy is it to discover new shows?
What kind of playback options are available?
How easy is it to create playlists?

We’ve narrowed the selection down to four of the best podcast apps available for both iOS and Android users. Taking a look a the features they offer in all three of these categories, we’re going to figure out which of these apps is right for you:

The […]

WhatsApp Rolls Out Group Chat Improvements

WhatsApp Rolls Out Group Chat Improvements

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WhatsApp has made a number of improvements to the way group chats work. Most of the improvements are on the admin side of things, but all of them are designed to help people use WhatsApp group chats more effectively. Or at least that’s the hope.

With 1.5 billion users, WhatsApp is popular way of communicating with family and friends (unless you use Windows Phone or Blackberry

The Growing Demand for Groups

In a blog post detailing the changes, WhatsApp states that groups have always been an important part of WhatsApp, whether helping “family members connecting across the globe or childhood friends staying in […]

6 Google Photos Alternatives to Use If You’re Tired of Its Shortcomings

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Google Photos is one of the best photos apps for smartphones right now. With unlimited storage, smart AI that auto-sorts pictures, and a built-in photo editor, it’s a winner. But that doesn’t mean it’s perfect.

Even now, there isn’t a Google Photos for desktop app to save all your pictures offline on your computer. While the auto-organization is great, the manual organization is a mess. The mobile app is fantastic for backing up photos and videos, but it’s substandard as a Gallery. And we all know Google’s many privacy problems, so are you sure you want to give it more of […]

How to Search Google Using Your Handwriting

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Do you type faster than you write? You can put your handwriting and typing speed to the test with your next Google Search.

Using your handwriting to search with Google.com has existed since a 2012 update to the search engine. Let’s see how you can enable the setting and use it for your everyday searches.

How to Search Google Using Your Handwriting

The idea is to use handwriting recognition on your touch-enabled devices and make search more convenient. Handwrite for web search on mobile phones and tablets allows you to write anywhere on the Google.com screen. There is no special box or interface. Enable […]

7 Mobile Apps Every Star Wars Fan Needs

More than 40 years after the original Star Wars hit theaters, the force is still strong with the enormously successful sci-fi franchise. Since its inception, it’s become a true cultural phenomenon. Don’t let anyone tell you the Disney touch has ruined Star Wars.

One great way fans can enjoy Star Wars is through a huge offering different apps for iPhone and Android. Everything from games to comic books and much more are available on the App Store and Play Store. Here are seven Star Wars apps to celebrate the franchise any day of the year.

1. Star Wars

When starting your app trip […]

Are Smartphone Camera Lenses Worth Buying?

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It gets said a lot: “The best camera is the one you have with you.” That has never rang truer than it does today, in the age of smartphone photography. But while smartphones are more convenient to carry around, DSLRs are still way ahead in versatility due to the wide range of lenses available.

That’s why if you want to avoid lugging around a heavy DSLR but want to get more out of your phone’s camera, you might try adding a smartphone lens to your arsenal.

Between the latest Samsung, Google, and Apple phones, there are some excellent smartphone cameras
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6 Ways to Make Vacations More Fun Using Technology

Most of us are lucky enough to enjoy at least one vacation a year. And there’s a new trend for taking a break from technology too. However, instead of looking at technology as something to be shunned, why not embrace it as something that can make your vacation even more fun?

In this article, we explore several ways to use gadgets and mobile apps to enhance the time you spend with your family on vacation. And even if you’re not planning on going on a trip anytime soon, you should bookmark this page so that you can revisit it ahead of […]

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

Spotify Is […]