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SMS Connect will allow you to use Skype to text from your PC

Texting from a computer has been possible for years on both iOS in the form of iMessage and through various Android apps such as MightyText. Now, it …

Apps

WhatsApp will soon delete all your chat data, photos and videos

WhatsApp will delete users data soon.<p>The change from the popular messaging app comes as its systems change over later this year.<p>WhatsApp is used …

Apps

Flipboard

Gmail for Android adds confidential mode

Sending and receiving confidential documents is now a lot safer while using Gmail.<p>Google has officially rolled out confidential mode for Gmail in the …

Android News

WhatsApp backups won’t count against Google Drive storage, so keep those memes forever

WhatsApp, one of the most popular instant messaging apps, allows you to back up your chats and media to Google Drive on Android. This allows you to carry your chats and media if you change to another Android smartphone or reset your device.<p>The company has now announced that it has signed up a new …

Apps

Make your car safer and smarter for $30 or less

Android Auto offers a simplified UI in the car with Google Assistant voice commands that let you control the whole thing hands-free. Even better, …

Android Auto

Want to buy a smart plug? Read this first

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times. Smart plugs are one of the most underrated smart home products out there. No, they aren't the flashiest, but they can automate dumb products in your home with ease and bring them into your smart home ecosystem. To make sure you get the best fit …

Home Automation

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

The White Strategy

In the aftermath of the 2012 election, when just about everyone assumed Mitt Romney lost because he didn’t win enough Hispanic votes, the election analyst Sean Trende produced a dissenting take. A close look at the results across the Midwest and Appalachia revealed a large population of what Trende …

Political Science

23 temporarily free and 56 on-sale apps and games to begin the week

Article Contents<p>Hello and welcome to the beginning of another week. It's time for the first of our thrice-weekly app sales roundups, though today's …

Apps

This Google Maps trick can save you tons of time

Paul . Richards | AFP | Getty Images<p>There's a feature in Google Maps that can save you a ton of time if you use it properly. It tells you how busy a …

Maps

21 new and notable Android apps from the last two weeks including Navigation for Google Maps Go, Ava Lockscreen, and Calroo Family Organizer (7/21/18 - 8/4/18)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous …

Apps

Google Maps will no longer show zoomed out regions as flat

Earth's flat view on the Google Maps is not very interesting and Google wants to change that. Google Maps will now start showing the Earth as a globe …

Google Maps

This $20 car charger is so much more than just a car charger

Everyone with a car obviously needs a car charger in order to ensure his or her phone is all juiced up once it’s time to get out of the car. What you …

Tech Trends

Google Maps now shares battery level, shows Earth isn’t flat

Google Maps is one of those conveniences of modern life that many can’t imagine life without. But more than just helping us not get lost, Maps also …

Maps

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, …

Google

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve got …

Google

'Navigation for Google Maps Go' fixes one of Android Go's biggest problems [APK Download]

The single largest omission present in Google Maps Go (and, in part, Android Go) was the lack of proper navigation support. If you tried to use the …

Maps

Top 3 Reasons You Should Buy a Mid-Range Phone Over a Flagship in 2018

One of the most exciting shifts in the smartphone world over the last few years has been the increasing availability of great mid-range options. …

Mobile Technology

How to Remove Anything from Any Photo in Photoshop (Video Tutorial)

Here’s a typical photo scenario: someone you know has an otherwise attractive portrait which, unfortunately, also includes an ex-boyfriend or …

Tutorials

How to make free phone calls, even on your tablet

Some people still use their phones to talk, not just text and surf. If you're one, you can also cut costs when dialing.<p>So long as you’re on Wi-Fi – whether it’s your existing wireless network at home or a free Wi-Fi hot spot – you can take advantage of apps that let you make free “VoIP” calls …

Apps

Video shows redesigned Google apps with a new Material Design

Material Design is Google’s effort to keep a familiar approach to apps on the Android platform, but no one expects to stay the same forever.<p>A new …

Material Design

How to tell when your phone's battery has gone bad

You'll find plenty of online discussions, whether in forums or articles on websites like this one, about phone batteries. Almost all of them are …

Mobile Technology

Three ways Android Auto drives circles around Apple CarPlay

Using your phone in the car is an often awkward and often downright dangerous task. No one in their right mind should be using their phone one-handed …

Google Keep Gets A Big Update

While Google has been one of the leaders when it come sto many cloud apps, they've lagged behind the likes of Microsoft OneNote and Evernote when it …

This $530 Android phone is half the price of an iPhone X and just as good

You might not have heard of the OnePlus 6 phone, but it's one of the best and most affordable smartphones on the market. It's extremely fast, has facial recognition, high-speed charging, and plenty of storage. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Antonio Villas-Boas:</b> This is one of the best …

Google Lens Guide: What You Can Do with This Powerful AI Feature

From the mightiest flagship to the humblest budget handset, your phone's camera is getting smarter. Google Lens is coming to all smartphones — both …

Remove Distracting Elements from Photos with These 3 Simple Photoshop Tricks (VIDEO)

A telephone pole emanating from a subject’s head is the classic example of a distracting element ruining an otherwise fine photo. But there are …

Tutorials

Google Lens is now rolling out for all Android users

Google Lens, which allows a person to use their camera to quickly identify an object, animal, and more, has been rolling out to devices within the …

Google Lens now rolling out to every Android phone with Google Photos

One of the more interesting announcements during the Google I/O keynote last summer was Google Lens — a new feature which brings Google Assistant’s …