How to access Google Pixel’s “Now Playing” history?

January 19, 2018 / 0 comments

Even though we’re annoyed that there isn’t a stock “clipboard” feature on the Pixel 2 (XL), there’s so many things that we love about the new Google phone. One of the features we didn’t need, but really dig now that we have it, is the “Now Playing” feature

How do I access my stock clipboard on my Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL?

December 21, 2017 / 8 comments

I just moved away from the Samsung Galaxy line and bought the new Google Pixel 2 XL and one of the more useful features that I am missing on the Pixel is the clipboard functionality.

How to disable ‘VerifiedBySecuredLtd’ spam notifications in Android

September 21, 2016 / 0 comments

Have you noticed a new notification from ‘Verifiedbysecuredltd’? The icon that appears with these ‘Verifiedbysecuredltd’ popups is the Chrome icon, so what gives? Is Chrome actually safe?

How to force Chromecast to recognize video files on your Android phone

December 6, 2015 / 2 comments

From movies to TV shows, downloading video has never been easier or faster. Earlier today, I downloaded a 600 MB one-hour video in fewer than seven minutes… on my phone.

How to stop continuous Google Drive “uploading file” notification on Android phones

November 13, 2015 / 0 comments

I’ve experienced a weird quirk a couple times when uploading into Google Drive on my Android.

Disable Pushbullet desktop notifications for WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram (and other apps)

July 23, 2015 / 7 comments

I was recently turned onto Pushbullet by a friend. Pushbullet is an app and browser extension that allows you to easily transfer files and respond to messages to/from your laptop.

The 3 key decisions that made Google the company it is today

November 16, 2014 / 0 comments

I was thinking about how Google came to be. The company based out of Mountain View doesn’t just dominate the search engines anymore, their long reach is touching many parts of our offline lives.

Google’s ‘My Answers’ displays contact phone numbers in SERP

September 28, 2014 / 1 comment

Google knows everything. Including the phone numbers of the contacts in your phone*.  

All hail the “crossfade”

June 14, 2014 / 0 comments

I don’t know how best to set this post up other than to say sometimes the small, simple tweaks we make to our everyday lives that make a difference.

Can I connect 2 bluetooth speakers at the same time

Can I connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers simultaneously via Android phone?

June 9, 2014 / 6 comments

With a few Bluetooth speakers now in my possession (Jambox Classic, SoundBot shower speaker, and Bluetooth clock radio), I was curious to see whether I could connect (not pair, connect) all three speakers

How to turn off camera sound, disable shutter sound on Android phones

June 3, 2014 / 1 comment

Not only am I bad at selfies, I am also not very good at posting on Instagram. All this comes from a self-consciousness around snapping pics in public.

Google Car

Google building own Google car with no brakes or steering wheel

May 28, 2014 / 0 comments

Why are we protesting Google and letting Apple off the hook again? Google just made a big announcement that they would launch plastic Android phones… oh wait, no that was one of Apple’s “big” announcements.

AirDroid Error: Failed to upload files onto external SD memory card

May 17, 2014 / 4 comments

A couple years ago, I was looking for an easier way to manage my phone’s files, ones that didn’t involve connecting through USB. I ultimately went with AirDroid,

By far my favorite motherfucking “motherfucker” autocorrect

April 24, 2014 / 0 comments

Never quite understood why my smartphone wasn’t intelligent enough to know that I have a consistently dumb mouth. 

OH CRAP. (The Internet of Things)

February 12, 2014 / 1 comment

An intense winter storm is headed for the New York area. Starting after midnight tonight, 8-12 inches of snow will be dumped on the Tri-State area over the next 24 hours. My phone told me that without me asking.

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