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If this is Google’s Pixel 2 XL, we need one right now

Last year’s Google Pixel and Pixel XL were without question two of the hottest new smartphones of 2016. Google surprised fans by ditching its Nexus …

How to create Google Assistant shortcuts

Here's how to make use of a lesser-known feature that can take your Android experience to new levels of efficiency.<p>Google has done it again: evolved …

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10 of the best things you can do with the Amazon Echo

If you're considering buying an Alexa device (including the new Echo Show or Echo Look) or got Amazon Echo ($80 at Amazon.com) as a gift, there's a lot to learn. There's <i>a lot</i> Alexa can do, but here are the 10 best tips and tricks to get you started.<p><b>1. Make phone calls (basically, landline</i> …

How to force apps into full screen on the Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a stunning display, but quality is not the only thing that differentiates it from the crowd. The phone is narrower and taller than others, thanks to its 18.5:9 screen ratio. This is an unusual practice, but it does make the phone easier to handle, while keeping that …

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

How to change the launcher on the Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung’s UI skin has been vastly improved, finding a good balance between functionality, features and simplicity, but we know it’s not exactly for everyone. Maybe you need a more pure Google experience…or want to go nuts customizing the hell out of your device.<p>Whatever the reason may be, changing …

The 9 types of wine you should really be drinking

Any wine expert will tell you that as Americans, we rely far too much on the same kinds of wine.<p>We know what to expect from a Pinot Grigio, Merlot, or Malbec, but what about Vermentino, Nebbiolo, or Côtes du Rhône?<p>We spoke with Jeremy Block, owner of Some Good Wine in New York, about alternatives …

10 Powerful Gmail Extensions To Supercharge Your Productivity

To improve your productivity using Gmail you should consider using powerful extensions to help you organize your tasks, follow-up important emails, …

Google Maps v9.49 beta adds a manual parking location tracker, weather indicator for mass transit navigation, and more [APK Download + Teardown]

Article Contents<p>It's always good to see useful new features in the apps we use often, and Google Maps rarely fails to bring something new with every …

Google's unique update process is one of the best parts of owning a Pixel

There is an extremely well-defined divide between phones from Google and phones from any other company when it comes to updates. While a few …

4 Gmail tricks that will make your life easier

Its functionality may be simple, and its interface plain, but it gets the job done.<p>While it may seem basic, there is another level to Gmail.<p>There are several extensions, settings, and labs you can play around with to make Gmail go one step further from simple.<p>Here are four Gmail tricks you'll …

Argyle “Art of Sparkling” Vintage Brut, Oregon

This design by Subin Yang, is inspired by the hills of Dundee and the way nature helps grow the vineyard for the winemaking process. Yang, a Seoul, South Korea native, describes her art style as“organized chaos” appealing to adults and children alike. This is part of the “Art of Sparkling” …

Google Pixel XL, Nexus 6P Stalk Galaxy Note 7 Demise

With Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 effectively dead, Google’s new phones are shaping up to be strong stand-ins.<p>The first pure Google-branded phones could not have arrived at a better time. “Google’s new Pixel phone will be an attractive option to high-end Android phone owners,” Bob O’Donnell, president …

Sigh. Some Samsung Note7 replacements have overheating and battery drain issues

Samsung's Galaxy Note7 nightmare just won't end.<p>After an official recall of its Note7 phone with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) …

What's new with themes on Samsung Note 7

Samsung's theme store is an easy way to add a personal touch to your phone. It's through the theme store you can change the wallpaper, icons, color scheme and font of your device.<p>Up until now, however, Samsung has taken a one-size-fits-all approach to themes. Meaning, if you found a theme you …

Use These Methods to Locate Your Android Phone Even When It’s in Silent Mode

How often do you just throw your Smartphone when you’re home? Once, twice or every day? Well, it’s very natural, especially when we are quite tired. …

Sangria and White Sangria

• 1 bottle of juicy red wine, such as Roquerousse Côtes du Rhone 2000 or JP Vinhos Tinto 2000<br>• 1 orange<br>• 1 lime<br>• 1/2 lemon<br>• 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier<br>• 1-2 …

Bluetooth 5: Quadruple the range, double the speed

Bluetooth is so ubiquitous, it's easy to forget it's still an evolving technology. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) defines the standard, and late last year teased what's coming in the next major version change since 2009. Today, the body shared a bit more about what we can expect from …

Google may use gigabit Wi-Fi to bring Fiber to the masses

Google’s cheap, high-speed Fiber network is the internet we all need, but very few actually get. A lot of that has to do with the cost of running …

Yanny or Laurel this: Viral illusions freak out the internet

It is now easier to navigate Street View in Google Maps on Android

Street View is now a feature we take for granted in all our mapping services, but in 2007 it was a very ambitious effort by Google to photograph the world. The feature on the latest version of Google Maps on Android received a slight revamp to make navigation on mobile easier.<p>Street View appears at …

New Galaxy Note 6 Details Reveal Radical Changes

Leaks have shown us Apple’s major iPhone redesign plans (and limitations), but it looks like Samsung will beat it to the punch – yet again…<p>Working with uSwitch, famed leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka @OnLeaks) has revealed detailed renders of the upcoming Galaxy Note 6 and they show five major …

Google makes it easy to find lost phones and access My Account

Back in 2015, Google launched a feature that displays a map showing your Android phone's current location when you search for "find my phone." Now, the big G is introducing another way to look for missing devices that sounds especially useful for absent-minded users. In the near future, searching …

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Samsung adds even more new features to its advanced Good Lock UI

I’m a big fan of Samsung’s advanced Good Lock UI for the Galaxy S7, S6 and Note 5. What began as curious novelty has blossomed into a full on love affair. Good Lock gives me everything I like about TouchWiz with a stock Android overlay I have etched deep in my Android DNA. What’s even better is …

Best screen protectors for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

It goes without saying, cases are one of the most important investments you can make, especially for a brand new smartphone like the Samsung alaxy S7 …

Samsung pay works toward universal acceptance

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Verifone announced that it was launching a software update for some of its point-of-sale (POS) terminals to ensure their ability to accept Samsung Pay.<p>Samsung is also …

7 reasons to switch to Google Inbox

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Samsung Smart Switch makes it easy to get your old stuff on your new phone

The worst part of getting a new phone is moving all your content from your old phone over. If you went to a store and bought a new Galaxy S7, there's …

46 Killer Android Tips for Google Fans

You know how to use your Android phone. But there are certainly a few bells and whistles you have yet to discover.<p>PCMag reviews products …

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