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For The First Time Ever, You Can Actually Visit The ISS With Google Street View

OMG!<p>You've used Google Street View to check out a new apartment, map traffic before you hit the road and search for haunting slices of the everyday …

How to take a photo in manual mode on your smartphone – Gary explains

Most of the time when we snap a photo using our smartphones, we simply point and tap. All the different parameters are set automatically by the phone and we are used to accepting the results. Sometimes we might manually turn on/off HDR mode and maybe we will fiddle with the flash settings, but it’s …

Mobile Photography

13 organizing ideas that'll help you make the most of your space

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This outlet shelf is perfect for Amazon Echo devices, but it'll work for anything under 10 lbs. Amazon Whether it's your stress-reducing …

Amazon Echo

How To Update Samsung Phone to Nougat [Ultimate Guide]

What’s the best way to update Samsung Phone? Here in this guide we discuss the same and help you to install the latest Android update on your Samsung …

Android News

The Incredibly Thin Case Your iPhone, Pixel or Galaxy S8 Deserves

Peel’s ultra thin line of cases for the iPhone 7/7+, Google Pixel, and now the Samsung S8/S8+, eliminate the compromise most of us make between …

IPhone 7

Easy Ways To Fix Bricked Android Device

Sometimes most of the Android users face this kind of problem, During some modification on the rooted Android phone or while installing some custom …

Android Phones

15 'OK Google' Commands You'll Want to Try ASAP

Currently available on the Google Home smart speaker, most Android smartphones, Android Wear smartwatches, and even the Apple iPhone, the Google's AI-powered virtual assistant is a powerful tool that'll make your daily life easier. With its availability set to expand to TVs and streaming devices, …

23 Little Internet Browsing Tricks That Will Make Your Life Better

Save money, increase productivity, and look at more cute dogs and cats.

Google Search

A Look at Google’s $20 Photo Book in a Hands-On Review

Expanding into its ever-growing range of products and services, Google is now offering photo books. They’re competitively good value, and in this …

The best apartment rental sites and apps

A comprehensive list of national rental websites to aid your next apartment hunt<p>Long gone are the days when apartment hunters had to carefully scan the newspaper classifieds to find a place to live. Today, any renter can easily access millions of apartment listings through hundreds of digital …

Real Estate

10 best document scanner apps

Smartphones are useful for so many things. One of the less typical use cases are for digitizing documents. It’s very helpful for things like scanning forms into PDF format, scanning receipts for taxes, and even scanning a filled out form for email. You are no doubt here because you fit into one of …

How To Set Up Google Assistant's Little-Known And Super-Useful Shortcuts

How can I help?[/caption]<p>Google does a great job improving and refining their core products. They don’t always do such a good job letting you know what they’ve done. One of the more useful features of Google Assistant is that you can set up shortcuts that substitute commands of your choice for the …

Android News

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p>Astral projection is the practice that supposedly allows humans to separate their consciousness from their physical bodies and travel anywhere in the universe. It's all crunchy New Age …

Maps

Cases struggle with curved screens, but not RhinoShield

It looks like <b>the curved screen is here to stay</b>; and with good reason! That sleek edging on modern flagships makes your device fit so much more <b>naturally</b> in your hand. However, curved edges introduce <b>inevitable structural weaknesses</b> to your smartphone screen. That means <b>you’re going to want a case</b> more …

Gear & Gadgets

All the A-Listers at the Met Gala: Pictures

Met Gala

Nugget’s new app finds the best deals on Amazon

There are a number of great deals to be had on Amazon, but finding them across the retailer’s vast array of products is still a challenge. That’s where a new app called Nugget comes in. The app scours Amazon for higher-quality products at lower prices, and then curates them into categories you can …

Turn a spare Android phone into a Google Home

There are lots of things you can do with a spare Android phone: keep it as a backup, turn it into a baby monitor and so on.<p>Here's another: turn it into your very own Google Home ($129 at Dell Home).<p>I'm referring, of course, to Google's smart speaker, which is a direct competitor to Amazon's widely …

How to Stop Paying Too Much for your Amazon Purchases

If you think that when shopping at Amazon you are paying the best price, I assure you that after reading this post, you’ll think differently!<p>Do you …

Tech Q&A: Amazon Prime benefits

Q: I have Amazon Prime for the free shipping. What are other perks of membership?<p>A: Amazon Prime holds a unique place in internet subscriptions. Some estimate that the service reaches nearly half of American households. But if you ask the average Prime subscriber what all those benefits are, or …

Into the woods: how one man survived alone in the wilderness for 27 years | Michael Finkel

At the age of 20, Christopher Knight parked his car on a remote trail in Maine and walked away with only the most basic supplies. He had no plan. His chief motivation was to avoid contact with people. This is his story<p>Christopher Knight was only 20 years old when he walked away from society, not to …

Florida

The first 10 things to do on your new Galaxy S8

If this were a week ago I would have recommended you remap Bixby to Google Assistant, but with that tip no longer an option, what other tips can we give new Galaxy S8 owners? I’m glad you asked.<p>Forget Bixby<p>I know this is going to elicit howls of anger from the Samsung faithful, but no matter which …

Apps

8 ways to repurpose an old Android phone

It's hard to believe, but smartphones as we know them have been around for nearly a decade. And chances are good you've upgraded at least once during that time, if not many times.<p>Usually, that upgrade leaves you with your old phone and a question: What should I do with it? Most common answer: Sell …

Android Phones

Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge revisited - Is it still worth it?

It’s all about the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus this week, with the two highly anticipated smartphones making their way to consumers in a few days. Those who own their predecessors may be contemplating an upgrade, and some who aren’t looking for the latest and greatest might even consider …

Stream everything you want, whenever you want - just $39

It’s an increasingly common problem — with geo-blocking, content owners keep many of your movies, TV shows, and other tasty entertainment options locked up behind arbitrary international firewalls. It’s always the viewer who suffers… so make sure you don’t fall prey to Netflix, Hulu or anyone …

Best unlocked Android phones (August 2018)

Now that more smartphone manufacturers sell phones at cheaper price points, it’s <b>much</b> easier for consumers to afford an off-contract device, rather than purchasing one with a two-year contract. At least in the United States, prices for the best unlocked Android phones have changed dramatically, and …

Mobile Technology

Google launches AutoDraw, an AI-based image recognition tool that turns clumsy doodles into stunning pieces of art - IBTimes India

Cut AutoDraw some slack if it turns your fish into a boomerang. It's still learning!<p>Do you draw like a 5 year old child? Well, it's nothing to be …

15 fascinating facts you probably didn't know about Amazon

He knew from the very beginning, he wanted Amazon to be "an everything store."<p>In author Brad Stone's 2013 book on the origins of Amazon, he paints a picture of the early days of the company and how it grew into the behemoth that it is today.<p><i>Jillian D'Onfro contributed to an earlier version of this</i> …

eCommerce

How To Talk To People That Don't Get Right To The Point

Have you ever been talking to someone who’s going through a plan in such painstaking detail that your brain started to hurt? Giving you every nitty-gritty little step when all you really wanted was for them to cut-to-the-chase and give you the bottom line? Or maybe it was the other way around, you …

Communicate

Moto G5 and G5 Plus review: Still the best budget phones

The year was 2013, the company was Motorola, and the device was the Moto G. It set a new standard for affordable smartphones, offering a user experience that left the existing sea of cheap, crappy Android handsets in the dust. Years later, it seems the Moto G bloodline can do no wrong. As another …

This game is No. 1 in the App Store for a reason — it's crazy addictive, and totally free

On Wednesday morning, my fiancée urged me to download this free iPhone game called "Ballz."<p>By Wednesday night, I was hooked.<p>"Ballz" — from Ketchapp Games, the controversial company behind "2048" and countless other mobile games — has a lot going for it. It's simple, easy to master, and gets better …