You Can Now Play a Bunch of New Google Nest Games

Google is turning its smart displays into fun-filled gaming machines with the release of a bunch of new Nest games. If you’re looking for a new platform to play games on, the Nest might just be the device for you. New Google Nest Games You Can Play Google Nest smart displays already had a few simple games available for them. These included the full suite of voice games available on Google’s smart speakers. However, the new games Google is launching take advantage of both the voice and touch functionality of Nest Smart Displays. For fans of trivia, Google is launching...Read the...

Samsung Phones May Get More Google and Less Bixby

One of the most significant differences between Samsung phones and tablets and other Android-powered devices is the operating system. Sure, it’s Android, but it’s so heavily modified that it’s barely recognizable. Even the digital assistant is different, as Samsung uses Bixby, while most Android devices rely on Google Assistant instead. That might be changing soon, though, as a report from Bloomberg indicates that Google and Samsung are in talks to scale back the use of Bixby and move Samsung devices over to Google Assistant. Samsung and Google’s Bixby/Assistant Discussions According to the report, Google and Samsung are discussing some significant...Read the...

You Can Now Play Google Stadia Games Using Mobile Data

Google is launching a new Stadia Experiment that will let you to stream your games over a mobile data connection. The company announced the new feature on the Stadia Community Blog. Adding mobile data is a significant change, as the game streaming service previously only worked when connected to a home internet connection. And being able to play games on the go opens up lots of new options for players. Stadia may not have set the gaming world on fire in the way Google hoped it would, but that’s not stopping the company from rolling out new experimental features such...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...

New Gorilla Glass Victus Can Survive a Two-Meter Drop

Smartphones are expensive. These days, high-end devices can retail for well over $1,000. Ideally, when you spend that much money on a device, you want it to last. Using Corning Gorilla Glass is one way for smartphone manufacturers to increase the chances that their devices can survive the trauma users inflict upon them. Corning has announced a new version of its rugged glass called Gorilla Glass Victus. The company has also announced that Samsung devices will be the first to receive the new Gorilla Glass that is designed to take a serious beating. What’s New With Corning Gorilla Glass Victus?...Read the...

Google’s New Search Feature Will Help You Buy a House

Buying a house is a rather daunting experience. It’s nothing like walking into your local shop, choosing an item, and taking it home. There are reams of paperwork to read through, an arduous shopping experience, and the terrifying process of signing a loan that will last half a lifetime. While Google can’t remove all of that scary stuff from the process of buying a house, the search giant is doing its bit to make the experience a little easier. aiming to help out with some features that’ll make learning what goes into buying a house a little less painful. Google’s...Read the...

Google Adds New Security Features to G Suite

For many people, working remotely has become the new normal. Which means services such as G Suite are more crucial than ever. After all, people still need to get work done, whether they can go to the office or not. This isn’t lost on Google, as the company has announced on the Google Cloud Blog that it’s rolling out a ton of security updates to its services. Everything from support for the BIMI standard in Gmail to new security features in Chat are included in this G Suite update. What’s New in Gmail? First, Google announced that it is bringing...Read the...

Spotify Launches Charts to Help You Find New Podcasts

Spotify has launched new podcast charts designed to help you find new podcasts to listen to. From today (July 14) you’ll be able to browse charts listing the Top Podcasts and Trending Podcasts for your country. All from within the Spotify app on Android and iOS. The Top Podcasts and Trending Podcasts charts will be available in 26 markets, including the US, the UK, Mexico, Australia, Brazil, and Germany. They’ll be available within the Spotify app on both Android and iOS, replacing the existing “Top Shows” chart. How to View Spotify’s New Podcast Charts To view the two new podcast...Read the...

You Can Now Pin Instagram Comments to Your Posts

Instagram now lets you pin comments to the top of posts. You can pin up to three comments on an individual post, helping you set the tone for the conversation. This is another way in which Instagram is helping to combat online bullying on its platform. Instagram started testing this feature in May 2020, at the same time it let you delete Instagram comments in bulk. Now, Instagram has decided pinned comments are a useful tool in the fight against bullies, and is rolling it out to all users. How to Pin Instagram Comments to the Top of a Post...Read the...

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Now Support Dark Mode

You can now use a dark theme on Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. At least on Android. These apps will respect your Android system settings, enabling dark mode by default, but you can also enable or disable dark mode for each app manually. How to Use Dark Mode on Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Like many other apps, Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets will automatically use your Android theme settings. This means that if you have the dark theme enabled on Android (10 or later) dark mode will automatically be enabled on Docs, Slides, and Sheets. However, if...Read the...