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Month: April 2017

How to customize the Samsung Galaxy S8’s Always On Display

One smartphone feature that’s been growing in popularity as of late is the Always On Display. Major phone manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, and Motorola have been including these display options on their phones for the past few years, and it’s no surprise that Samsung included it on the new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. See also: Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus review 2 weeks ago For those unfamiliar, Always On Display lets you check the time, date, battery percentage, and notifications, even when the phone isn’t in use. As you can see in the image attached above,...

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Crowdfunding project of the week: Cosmo Connected smart break light for motorcyclists

It’s time for another ‘Crowdfunding project of the week”, where we highlight the hottest projects from sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. This one goes to my fellow motorcycle riders as they make their way back home safe this Sunday afternoon. Today’s featured campaign will keep you visible and your family at peace. Want to learn more? Let’s look into it. Other featured projects: Spark turns your phone into a DSLR camera remote Penna is a retro keyboard that looks like a typewriter Joto is a robotic drawing board The rumble of a motor, tremoring pavement and piercing wind are addictive....

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Samsung Marshmallow offers parental controls and teaches proper phone usage

Marshmallow is not a rare topic here at Android Authority, but it is usually the Android version we refer to when we speak of this sweet treat. Now we have a new Samsung service named after the same dessert – Samsung Marshmallow. This is a parental control app, but Sammy wants us to look at it as something more than just that. The application is not made to simply enforce rules, it is also designed to teach children proper smartphone usage habits. It’s easy to set bedtimes, limit internet time, block apps and more. The app also takes things...

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Deal: Snag a Google Home for just $114 from the Google Store ($15 off)

With Mother’s Day just around the corner (it’s Sunday, May 14, by the way), it’s time to start thinking about getting your mom a special gift for the big day. If you’re still struggling to find the right gift, perhaps this new promotion at the Google Store will help. From now until Saturday, May 13, you can pick up a Google Home for just $114, which is $15 off the normal retail price. Google says this deal is available while supplies last (or until May 13), so you might want to take advantage of the promo sooner rather than...

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10 best new Android apps from April 2017!

App developers are pushing the envelope on a daily basis trying to improve and enhance our smartphone and tablet experiences. In fact, so many Android apps come out every day that it’s difficult to keep track of them all. It’s difficult to usurp the best of the best but if you’re getting bored with what you’ve got and want to try something new, check out the best new Android apps from the last month! You can watch the videos from passed months by clicking here! Looking for more awesome apps? Here are some more awesome Android app lists!  ...

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