Google Maps Gets CarPlay Dashboard and Apple Watch Support

Google Maps is getting some huge updates for Apple devices in the form of CarPlay Dashboard and Apple Watch support. Google’s mapping app is one of the most popular GPS services on iOS, and having it gain support for these key parts of the Apple ecosystem will make it even more useful. How Google Maps Works on CarPlay Dashboard Google announced the first big change to Google Maps on The Keyword. The company revealed the addition of CarPlay Dashboard support. While Google Maps has worked with Apple CarPlay since launch, when Apple added its Dashboard feature with iOS 13, only...Read the...

Everything We Know About the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live

If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s Samsung finding a way to leak its own products. And the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live have become the company’s worst kept secret. Samsung’s latest wireless earbuds have been the subject of a couple of different leaks, one from Samsung’s own Galaxy Buds app on Android and iOS. The app tells us just about everything there is to know about the upcoming true-wireless earbuds. Interestingly, this isn’t the first time Samsung has leaked a pair of its earbuds through its mobile app, as the company also detailed the Galaxy Buds+ in this...Read the...

The 5 Best Plant Identifier Apps for Android and iPhone

Have you ever looked at a flower and wondered what kind of plant it is ? Fortunately, some apps promise to reveal the names of plants and flowers you find in the wild. You just have to point your phone camera at them to get the answer. Of the available apps, few are as successful as Microsoft’s Bing and Google Lens. In addition to identifying flowers and plants, these apps can identify products, books, and—in Google Lens’s case—even places. Here’s how to use Bing and Google Lens for flower identification. We’ll also give you a few additional plant identification apps...Read the...

5+ Best Free Poker Apps to Play Texas Hold’Em With Friends Online

You don’t need real money or even real cards. Check out these best free poker apps to play a game of Texas Hold’em Poker with friends online. Poker is one of the most popular games online, whether to play or to watch. You can now play with friends remotely and even over a video call. One of the games even lets you play poker without chips or cards. Note: Play responsibly. In any online poker game, don’t add your credit card or PayPal details. Casual gamers are advised not to spend real money on virtual coins. And remember, poker games...Read the...

The New Google Photos Is All About Your Memories

Google has released a new version of Google Photos. And it’s all about your memories. The Google Photos redesign helps you relive the treasured moments you have captured on film. With a simpler UI, an expanded search function, and a new interactive map. Google Taps Into Your Treasured Memories Google Photos is a fairly simple app. You shoot photos and videos on your smartphone, and they’ll be stored in Google Photos. You can edit them in a few simple ways, but Google Photos is, at its core, all about storing your treasured memories. In September 2019, Google added Memories to...Read the...

How to Text From Your Computer: 10 Apps to View and Send Text Messages

Despite the convenience of instant messaging, SMS still plays an important role for automated alerts and messaging people with older phones. If you use SMS often, you might want to check your text messages online so you can respond faster with your computer keyboard. As it turns out, there are many ways you can view and send text messages from the comfort of your computer. Here are the best apps for checking your SMS messages on a computer. Note that all of these solutions are for Android only, unless otherwise specified. 1. iMessage (iOS, Mac) iPhone users only have one...Read the...

How to Use Family Sharing to Monitor Your Child’s iPhone

You might not realize it, but there are lots of parental control options on an iPhone or iPad. They make it easy to keep your children safe and monitor how they use their devices. Most of these controls link with Family Sharing, which means you can use your own iPhone or iPad to edit restrictions or allow purchases for your child. Here’s a complete guide to setting up and monitoring parental controls on your child’s iPhone or iPad using Family Sharing from your own device. Create a Family Sharing Group Before you set up any parental controls, it’s best to...Read the...

Which iPhone Is the Best? iPhone Models, Compared

If you’re thinking about buying an iPhone, you have several models to consider. Apple offers smartphones of various sizes and capabilities, so you might have trouble picking from all the possible choices. We’re here to help you find the best iPhone for you. The Best iPhone for Most People: iPhone 11 iPhone 11 iPhone 11 Buy Now On Amazon $689.99 Apple’s tagline for the iPhone 11 is that is contains just the right amount of everything, which sums the device up well. It’s the successor to the iPhone XR, though you might not be able to tell the visual difference...Read the...

Google Can Now Turn Your Photos Into Works of Art

You can now turn your photos into works of art, and all you need is the Google Arts and Culture app. This is because Google has added a new feature called Art Transfer to the app. And this lets you apply various art styles to a photo of your choosing. How to Turn Your Photos Into Works of Art Google details Art Transfer in a post on The Keyword. The company explains that this lets you “apply the characteristics of well-known paintings to your own images.” Artists featured include Vincent van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, Edvard Munch, and Leonardo da Vinci....Read the...

Apple Buys Dark Sky and Kills the Android App

If you have Dark Sky installed on your Android phone then we have some bad news for you… Apple has acquired the popular weather app and is killing the Android version in cold blood. And the Dark Sky API is also now living on borrowed time. What Is the Dark Sky Weather App? Dark Sky launched in 2012. Here was a new breed of weather app which offered hyperlocal forecasts and an elegant user interface. Dark Sky built a loyal following on iOS for several years before the company launched an Android version in 2016. Millions of people now use...Read the...