2017 has been a crazy year, and unfortunately, we’re starting to see it bleed into the tech industry before it’s over. Andy Rubin is the next in the headlines, and he’s officially taking a leave of absence from Essential after some new accusations.
GlassWire Pro is technically an award-winning antivirus software, but it’s much, much more than that. Not only will it protect your computer, but it offers some incredibly monitoring features and software to keep a check on your entire network in addition to just your home computer.
Since Google launched its Pixel 2 handsets on October 5th, there have been numerous complaints about the larger Pixel 2 XL‘s display, from issues with image retention and image burning on the phone’s OLED screen to users not being happy with the panels muted colors. Google posted some UI changes in the November Security patch to mitigate the first two issues, but what about the display and its dull representation of colors? Well, Google has also addressed this as well, and now there is an option in Settings to make the colors pop a little more. Join us after the break to find out how you can get additional color saturation on your Pixel 2 XL.
We’ve known for several weeks that Lens was coming to Google Assistant on Pixel phones and it’s already landed on a limited number of devices. Starting today in select markets, however, it’s rolling out to the masses. Phones set to English in a handful of countries (US, UK, Australia, Canada, India and Singapore) should start seeing the update and the Lens icon will now be on the bottom right in Google Assistant.
LG unveiled its latest flagship, the V30, at IFA back at the tail-end of August, and while it’s technically a successor to the V20, in reality, it shares its DNA with the G6 that launched way back in February at MWC 2017. The V30 sports a 6-inch Quad HD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, the latest Snapdragon 835 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB/128GB internal storage, as well as the all-important Quad HiFi DAC. With such a high-end phone, you’d be crazy not to put it in a protective case to keep it looking at its best. Join us after the break to check out the great cases we’ve found for your perusal.
As expected, at an event in China today Huawei officially took the wraps off what will be their latest flagship level smartphone, the Huawei Honor V10. The hardware and specifications for the Honor V10 are right in line with expectations established when Huawei first announced the event earlier this month.
It can be tough to find a good handheld crane for heavier cameras like DSLRs, but Tomtop has you covered right now. They’re offering the Zhiyun 3-axis stabilizer crane to set up your camera in professional situations without worrying about accidentally damaging your equipment.
Google brought Android app support over to Chromebook awhile back, but not everything worked right out of the gate. It’s been a steady march towards increasing compatibility and extending the feature out to more hardware, but you still don’t have 100% access to every app on your Chrome OS device just yet.
With that being said, a major brick was put into place very recently with Microsoft marking their Office suite compatible with Chromebooks.
Good news, Android 8.1 Developer Preview 2 is in the process of rolling out to eligible devices, among the changes is the activation of the previous dormant Pixel Visual Core chip on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL which should result in even better camera performance. Also included are the display changes first seen in the November Security patch for those running on the stable channel.
According to a report of a survey currently underway by Google, the company is exploring a unique specialization for a smartphone. The survey seeks input on what would be considered a “YouTube Edition” of an Android smartphone. The concepts described in the survey cover software, interface and even potential hardware.