Archive | apps

How to Remap the Squeeze Feature On the Pixel 2 to Do Whatever You Want

One of the Pixel 2's most interesting features is Active Edge, which lets you launch Google Assistant by simply squeezing your smartphone. Unfortunately, Google made the annoying decision to lock this function to its AI assistant, but one developer has already found a way to get around the company’s restrictions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

The Best Desktop Weather Apps 

Though weather forecasting is a notoriously inexact science, thanks to voice assistants, pop-up notifications, and buzzing smartwatches, it’s easier than ever to keep tabs on the day’s weather (and dress accordingly). Of course, checking the truncated weather forecast on your phone might be convenient, but it could…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Teens Can Now Have Their Own Amazon Accounts 

Traditionally, teenagers who needed to buy notebooks or new sneakers on Amazon either had to ask their parents to do it for them, or log onto their parents’ account, where Mom and Dad’s viewing history would be on full display (“Fifty Shades Darker? Eww, Mother!”) Amazon never really had clear rules regarding a…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

If You Hate the MacBook’s New Keyboard, Try The Haptic Touchbar App

The MacBook Pro’s Touchbar is a polarizing addition to the notebook. Many praised its versatility, while others bemoaned the removal of the traditional shortcut keys we’ve grown to know and love on Apple’s keyboards. Since there’s no tactile indication of whether or not you’ve hit a key on the Touchbar, it’s a bit…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

If You Hate the MacBook’s New Keyboard, Try The Haptic Touchbar App

The MacBook Pro’s Touchbar is a polarizing addition to the notebook. Many praised its versatility, while others bemoaned the removal of the traditional shortcut keys we’ve grown to know and love on Apple’s keyboards. Since there’s no tactile indication of whether or not you’ve hit a key on the Touchbar, it’s a bit…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

How to Pick the Best Browser for Your Phone

Perhaps you’ve been using the same browser since you first unboxed your phone, or perhaps you switch between them on a weekly basis: There are just as many choices for browsers on mobile as there are on desktop and each runs a little differently. Below we’ve run through every major browser available—from stalwarts…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

What Parents Need to Know About New “Honesty” Apps Sarahah and TBH

We’re all curious about what others think of us. For teens, the yearning for validation is intense. Does anyone think I’m cool? Was the outfit I wore today too much? Am I fun to be around? Two new “honesty” apps let them receive the peer feedback they crave, anonymously.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Shopkick Lets You Earn Shopping Rewards Without the Extra Effort

If you’re going to spend money, you might as well earn rewards while you’re at it. I’ve never been a fan of scanning receipts or traveling through shopping portals to score points, though, which is why Shopkick is one of my favorite apps for earning rewards.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

This App Helps You Answer the Big Questions in Life

Life is filled with deep, complicated questions, and you don’t learn any of the answers during your scholastic education. Enter the School of Life app on iOS, where you can watch insightful videos, have intelligent conversations, and hopefully find some answers.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Shazam for Birds: Three Apps That Recognize Bird Calls

“Shazam for bird calls” is a compelling sales pitch, and a difficult technical proposition. It’s much harder for an algorithm to identify animal sounds, in all their wild pied beauty, than to recognize a specific recording of a pop song. Impressively, though, several apps really can identify a bird by its song, with a…Read more… […]

Continue Reading

Check Whether That ‘Craft Beer’ is Really Craft With This App

In order to be classified as a “craft beer,” The Brewer’s Association requires the brewery making it to be small, independent, and traditional. That means that while some breweries owned by companies like Anheuser-Busch might call themselves “craft” they aren’t. If you don’t pay close attention, it can be hard to tell…Read more… Continue Reading […]

Continue Reading

This App Will Help You Find Your Next Travel Destination

Hopper is a useful app for watching flight deals, but they also want to be able to predict where you might want to travel next. Their new Flex Watch feature acts like a digital travel agent, making personalized recommendations for your trip to save you money.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

Continue Reading

Designed by OhhWord Media