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Twitch now lets you join Watch Parties from an Android or iOS device

Twitch now lets you join watch parties from an Android or iOS device starting today. Watch Parties launched late last year and lets streamers host viewing parties for movies and TV shows that are available on Amazon Prime, but until today, they could only be joined from a desktop. Watch Parties are now rolling out on...

Google Photos for Android prepares to add a homescreen widget for your Memories

Back in October, Google released an update to the Google Photos app for iOS that added a homescreen widget. This widget cycles through the "Memories" albums that Photos automatically generates. On Android, Memories are visible at the top of the "Photos" tab, but Google is preparing to let users see them on the Android homescreen...

Which model iMac should I buy: Price, configurations, colors, and more

Apple’s new 24-inch iMac was refreshed at its Spring event earlier this year as an all-purpose PC for the masses. It's now powered by the M1 Silicon, Apple’s ARM-based processor that currently powers the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro 13, iMac mini, and even the new iPad Pro 2021. The new iMac also gets a much-needed...

T-Mobile’s new 5G phone has a huge display and is really cheap

One of the cheapest 5G smartphones to hit the United States will arrive on the 23rd of July, and it's the new T-Mobile REVVL V+ 5G. This device costs just $199 and has a massive 6.82-inch HD+ display and 5G support with the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chip. This puts it right up against the OnePlus...

New Jetpack library adds backward compatibility for Android 12’s Splash Screen API

With the release of the third developer preview of Android 12, Google added a new platform API for apps to customize their app's splash screen. Although Android 12 automatically generates a splash screen that shows the app's icon on a light or dark background, developers can customize the splash screen with a custom icon or...

Best Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 accessories for 2021

Samsung is one of the largest manufacturers of consumer electronics. Ranking number four on the list of Chromebook vendors by volume, Samsung has an impressive lineup of devices running Chrome OS. If premium design is your thing, Samsung is definitely one of the top Chromebook manufacturers to consider. Indeed, the new flagship Samsung Galaxy Chromebook...

Here are the free games for PS Plus subscribers in July 2021

Sony today revealed which games will be offered for free to PlayStation Plus subscribers, and the offering includes two PS4 titles and one PS5 title, as has become the norm since the next-gen console came out. The games that are included in this update include Call of Duty and WWE 2K titles as well as...

Google Pay can securely store your COVID-19 vaccine info

Google has updated the Passes API to enable a secure way of storing your COVID-19 vaccination card and/or testing status on your Android smartphone, marking yet another way that Google has tried to help authorities combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The Passes API lets third-party developers create boarding passes, loyalty cards, digital tickets, etc. that the user...

Best Lenovo Chromebooks for June 2021: Yoga, Duet, and more

Lenovo is one of the largest manufacturers of consumer electronics. Ranking number two on the list of Chromebook vendors by volume, Lenovo has an impressive lineup of devices running Chrome OS. If professional usability is your thing, Lenovo is one of the top Chromebook manufacturers to consider. Indeed, their flagship devices are some of the best...

This is our first look at the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic

Earlier today, we learned that the second model in Samsung's new Galaxy Watch series isn't the "Galaxy Watch 4 Active" but rather the "Galaxy Watch 4 Classic." Now, we're getting our first look at this upcoming smartwatch, courtesy of leaked renders. Leaked renders of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic were shared by AndroidHeadlines earlier today, and...

AT&T’s Android phones will use Google Messages for RCS

Rich Communication Services, or RCS for short, is the successor to SMS, the protocol used by most carriers for text messages. Unlike SMS, RCS supports advanced messaging features like group chat management, higher quality file sharing, read receipts, typing indicators, and end-to-end encryption. RCS has to be supported by the carrier's network, the phone, and...

Switching from a Mac to a Chromebook: Problems and solutions

Switching from a familiar operating system can cause some anxiety. If you've used macOS most of your life, you might be a bit hesitant about making the move to a new Chromebook. More often, users are choosing Chrome OS over their Mac due to the lower cost for hardware. In fact, you can buy a...