How to Help Convince Tech Companies to Make a Smaller Smartphone

How to Help Convince Tech Companies to Make a Smaller Smartphone

Photo: Mr.Mikla (Shutterstock) A long time ago, smartphones were small. Like, really small. It used to be a given that such a device should fit snugly in the hand, so you could do everything you need to with it using only your thumb. They certainly don’t make ’em like they used to. In 2022, most … Read more

Google TV is Getting a Neat Picture-in-Picture Mode

Google TV is Getting a Neat Picture-in-Picture Mode

Picture-in-picture mode on Google TV is making my dreams come true. Image: Google I don’t know about you, but my favorite demonstrations at the electronics store back in my childhood were the TVs up on the wall showcasing their picture-in-picture abilities. Being able to tune into two TV shows simultaneously on two different channels felt … Read more

Google Updates Android Auto to Fit More Touchscreens

Google Updates Android Auto to Fit More Touchscreens

Google heeding Bruce Lee’s advice to be like water. You put Android Auto in a screen, it becomes the screen.Gif: Google Google is redesigning Android Auto’s interface to fit all sorts of touchscreens, regardless of their size and shape. Google says The redesign will come in an update this summer, and will increase Android Auto’s … Read more

Android Auto Makeover Lets You Watch YouTube in Your Car

Android Auto Makeover Lets You Watch YouTube in Your Car

Android Auto’s refresh will make it easier to mind your maps and messages while driving. Image: Google Android Auto in the dash is getting a much-needed refresh. During a session at its developer conference, Google introduced a revised interface coming to the Android-based car software. It includes a new split-screen mode that’s more scalable across … Read more

All the New Android Features Announced at Google I / O 2022

All the New Android Features Announced at Google I / O 2022

Google took the stage at this year’s I / O event for about two hours, announcing new and exciting products like Pixel 6a, Pixel 7, and the Pixel Watch. While hardware tends to steal the show at these events, the team certainly didn’t gloss over Android: between fresh Android 13 features and general Android updates, … Read more

Set This Hidden iPhone Timer to Shut Your Music Off After You Fall Asleep

Set This Hidden iPhone Timer to Shut Your Music Off After You Fall Asleep

Photo: Cristian Dina (Shutterstock) Rarely do I go to bed without something playing on my iPhone, usually a YouTube video. The problem is, I need to make sure the video is long enough for me to fall asleep to, but not so long it wakes up me down the line. Plus, I need to make … Read more