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How to get the most from the Galaxy S20‘s Always On Display

The Galaxy S20 has one of the best displays on the market. Not only does it tout a smooth 120Hz refresh rate, but it‘s also incredibly bright, vibrant, and responsive. One of its best features is the Always On Display, which makes use of the S20‘s AMOLED panel to show notifications and other info even when your screen is otherwise off. How to enable Always On Display Before you can start tweaking your S20‘s Always On Display

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Latest WhatsApp beta lets you easily add new contacts via QR codes

QR code support is expected to become available for all beta testers within the next few days. What you need to know The latest beta version of the WhatsApp for Android app adds support for QR codes. You can now share your contact info with your friends using a QR code. The QR codes can be scanned from within the app to add new contacts. WhatsApp has introduced a nifty new feature with the latest beta version of its app for Android. The f

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SwiftKey gets a name update and Emoji 12 support

Microsoft added its name to SwiftKey and added support for Emoji 12. What you need to know SwiftKey is now called Microsoft SwiftKey. The name change rolled out to SwiftKey Beta last week and is now in the public version of the app. The update that brings the name change also brings support for Emoji 12. Microsoft purchased SwiftKey in 2016. SwiftKey is now known as Microsoft SwiftKey, adding Microsoft‘s name to the app after being p

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The Fitbit Charge 3 is still one of the best fitness trackers available

Way back in 2018, Fitbit introduced its Charge 3 fitness tracker, a sleek and simple fitness tracker that monitors everything from activity to 24/7 heart rate, sleep, and exercises. This year, Fitbit followed up with the newest iteration called the Fitbit Charge 4 that adds a host of new features, namely built-in GPS. But if you don‘t really need GPS, or you‘re okay bringing your smartphone along with you in order to track pace and

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Get Showtime and Starz free for a month with the 30 Sling Premium Pass

Have you looked at your schedule recently and noticed it‘s pretty empty for the next month or so? Time to fill it up with some binge-worthy TV. If you‘re a new customer, you can sign up for the Sling TV Premium Pass that not only includes all the channels in Sling Blue or Sling Orange but will also give you a month of the premium channels Showtime, Starz, and Epix completely free. The regular Sling channels cost 30 a month, and the th

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Should you install the Kaspersky Chrome extension?

Best answer: Yes, as long as you have a Kaspersky security solution, you should be using the extension. It provides additional information to keep you safe while browsing the web. Get the whole security package: Kaspersky Total Security 2020 (From 50/year at Kaspersky) Get the extension for free: Kaspersky Security Cloud - Free (Free at Kaspersky) Included with Kaspersky Many people have become adept at identifying threats online, whether

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Instagram adds video chat that supports up to 50 people

You can create a Messenger room from the DMs screen, and invite anyone to join. What you need to know Instagram now supports integration with Facebook Messenger Rooms for video calling. It means you can launch a video call with up to 50 people directly from Instagram. Creating a room is simple, and can be found in the DMs section of the Instagram app. Instagram has announced integration with Facebook‘s Messenger Rooms feature, which

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When will my phone get Android 10?

Not sure if your phone will get Android 10? You‘ve come to the right place. Android 10 is upon us, and whether you‘re excited about its new permission settings for apps or the glorious dark mode, there are plenty of reasons to be eager for it to arrive on your phone. However, as with all Android updates, there‘s a difference between when Google launches the final build and when the new software actually arrives on your smart

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How much battery life are you going to sacrifice for better ANC?

The Sony WF-SP800N and AirPods Pro are both true wireless earbuds with active noise cancelation (ANC). Though, one set of earbuds trade ANC performance for battery life, while the other have excellent ANC but worse battery life. Battery life for days Sony WF-SP800N 200 at Best Buy Pros Long battery life IP55 dust and water resistance Great, customizable sound Superb comfort USB-C for charging Cons Lacks wireless charging case Case i

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Woot is blowing out these essential Anker charging and audio accessories

Woot‘s having a huge sale on Anker tech essentials and accessories with prices starting as low as 9. From Bluetooth speakers to charging cables, power banks, and more, this sale has a good variety of products to help you stay prepared in any situation. You can even score free shipping by logging in with an Amazon Prime account. Anyone looking for a new pair of headphones has a few discounted options to choose from in today‘s sale,

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Verizon‘s Galaxy A71 5G will reportedly have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765

There is no word yet on whether the U.S. Galaxy A51 5G variant will feature the same chipset. What you need to know The Galaxy A71 5G headed to Verizon will apparently feature the Snapdragon 765 chipset. In South Korea, the Galaxy A71 5G is powered by Samsung‘s in-house developed Exynos 980 chipset. The Verizon variant of the Galaxy A71 5G is expected to go on sale by late June or early July. Samsung launched its 2020 lineup of A-s

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This might be our first look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 20

It may arrive with a significantly larger display than its predecessor. What you need to know Alleged CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 20 have surfaced online. The renders reveal a flat Infinity-O display and a similar rear camera module as the Galaxy S20 Ultra. Samsung‘s Galaxy Note 20 series is expected to debut at an online-only Unpacked event in August. The very first CAD-based renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 20

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Xiaomi Mi 10 review: Falling just short of greatness

The Mi 10 has a lot to offer, but the 108MP camera alone isn‘t enough to give it an edge in this segment. When you think of Xiaomi in India, the first thing that comes to mind is its Redmi phones. Although Redmi is now a standalone entity, Xiaomi and Redmi are synonymous in India, and that has been the way for the last five years. While Xiaomi is a major smart home player in China - where it sells over a thousand connected products - in

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Christopher Nolan to stream one of his films in Fortnite this summer

Which film will it be? What you need to know Christopher Nolan partnered with Epic Games to unveil the newest Tenet trailer in Fortnite. After the event, Geoff Keighley announced that one of Nolan‘s films will air in full on the game. No word on what film will stream or when exactly it will air has been revealed. Tonight, Christopher Nolan and Epic Games partnered together to bring Fortnite fans the latest trailer for Nolan‘s

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Ditch the cable and go wireless with these charging pads and stands

Having to plug in your phone every time to sit down to work, every time you head off to sleep, or every time that low battery warning chimes is as annoying as it is outdated. Ditch your cables and quit wearing out your phone‘s charging port by getting yourself a handy wireless charger. It‘s easier than ever now that more wireless chargers are switching to USB-C so you can stick to one cable. Cool and compact Anker PowerWave 15 Pad

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In the U.S.? These are the best Android phones available

Globalization of the smartphone world has leveled the playing field dramatically, with most phones nowadays being made available internationally. But there are some notable exceptions, and if you‘re in the U.S. you don‘t get your choice of every phone out there. These are the best devices you can get in the U.S. today - from the best overall package in the OnePlus 8 Pro, up to more expensive picks and down to dramatically more affor

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Newest trailer for Tenet to debut in Fortnite tonight

Check out the latest trailer! What you need to know Fortnite‘s newest "party royale" game mode has players hanging out in new ways. The mode has already collaborated with various music artists. The latest collaboration will allow fans to check out the latest trailer for Tenet tonight. Earlier this month, Fortnite brought a brand new game mode into the title with the introduction of "party royale," a mode that has no guns and strict

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Your Fitbit device might be able to predict if you have COVID-19 or the Flu

You can sign up to participate from the Fitbit app. What you need to know Fitbit has added a new study in an effort to detect COVID-19. The study can be accessed directly from the Fitbit app. Users can also learn about and opt-in to other COVID-19 studies through the Fitbit app. Fitbit just announced that it has added a new COVID-19 research study to its existing in-app resources on the disease. The company has already been working with le

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What is the best Echo Show available?

Did you know that there are three Echo Show devices currently being sold by Amazon? And that there was something called an Echo Spot? With so many showy Echo devices, which one should you get? We‘ll talk you through each option to help you decide which is right for your home, although we recommend the new Echo Show 8 above the others because of its great size. Best Overall: Echo Show 8 The Echo Show 8 is the newest product in the Echo

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Here is every Limited Edition PlayStation 4 you could own

Limited edition PlayStation 4s can be hard to find, but that‘s no surprise they‘re limited, after all. These consoles tend to be on tap for the most hardcore of fans who will buy them day one to add them to their collection and ensure themselves a unit. Let‘s take a look at them! All about Ellie The Last of Us Part II PS4 Pro Bundle This beautiful tribute to The Last of Us Part II sports an ecthing of Ellie‘s sig

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Everything you need to know about LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

A galaxy far, far away is coming to your living room again very soon. The recent Star Wars resurgence (thanks to Disney‘s acquisition of the franchise) and the new sequel trilogy of movies has caused an explosion in the number of Star Wars fans around the galaxy. Many of these newer fans didn‘t grow up on the original Star Wars, but this generation of younglings can still experience them in other ways. When a dated movie just doesn

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Protect your Galaxy Watch Active 2 with one of these screen protectors

If you‘re the proud owner of the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 or you‘re planning to buy one soon, make sure to invest in a screen protector while you‘re at it. They‘re reasonably priced, they come in convenient multi-packs, and they‘ll prevent unsightly scratches from ruining your beautiful screen. We‘ve gathered some of our favorites to help you choose. Maximum flexibility L K Screen Protector (40 mm) 6

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Google Maps improvements support essential workers, wheelchair users

These Google Maps updates offer additional support to people who need it now more than ever. What you need to know Google has rolled out two new community-minded changes to Maps. The first highlights businesses which make accommodations for wheelchair accessibility. The second will make it easier for frontline workers to find hotels and lodging which offer special deals. Google is rolling out two updates to Google Maps that reward more thou

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Google‘s new useful Action Blocks app highlights new accessibility emphasis

Google continues to build out Android‘s accessibility features. What you need to know Google has improved Android‘s accessibility apps in respect of Global Accessibility Awareness Day. The pre-existing Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier apps get useful and meaningful updates. The company has also rolled out a new Action Blocks app for reducing day-to-day cognitive load on impaired users. Google is improving support for Andr

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