Google Says Goodbye to the Home Mini The Google Home Mini first saw light in October of 2017 but, unfortunately, didn’t hold long on the market and, after two years, was replaced by the Nest Mini. The speaker was still available to buy, and right now, its stock has finally reached the end on the Google Store.
Users have recently noticed that on the Google Store the Home Mini became “No longer available”. The speaker held its place near Nest Mini, which was supposed to be more popular, and had the same price. In November, they both cost $24.99 but, gradually, all four colors (Coral, Chalk, Aqua, and...
Dec, 15 2021
Smart Shopping With Google Maps: How the App Can Help You Christmas is here again. Naturally, it means that the shopping craze is also around the corner. And Google Maps is here to help you make it less hectic.
For starters, the Google Maps app can offer the “crowd control” feature. We are talking about the Busyness tool. This handy option demonstrates how crowded a certain place — store, café, bowling alley — is packed at the moment.
This might be super useful if you’re worried about catching an infection shortly before Christmas.
The feature will alert you that a certain boutique or steak-&-beer diner best be avoided. Or approached with precaution, face mask,...
Dec, 13 2021
Big D: Google Home App Got a D-Pad The Google Home app version 2.47.10 received a D-Pad control. Now, your interaction with smart gadgets and TVs is more gamified.
The D-Pad was anticipated a while ago. The first suggestions to introduce the feature to the Google Home were voiced probably at its very dawn since 2016.
Then, the update numbered 2.46 introduced a digital remote control. Previously it was an all-exclusive Google TV know-how, but now Google Home can also boast of it, luckily.
So, D-Pad is fully at your service. Here’s how to activate it:
Tap the kebab menu (three vertical dots).
A D-Pad control option will pop up.
Choose it and enjoy!
Dec, 08 2021
Metroid x Among Us Mash-Up Sparks Interest A fan-made mode shows the red Crewmate taking the place of Samus Aran. The mod earned positive feedback from both fans and the Innersloth studio.
A fan-made mashup shows what would happen if the red Crewmate was the actual Metroid protagonist. Apparently, it’s an Impostor, as it has a bunch of cool powers and skills that regular Crewmates cannot boast of.
The mash-up takes place in the Super Metroid universe. The game was an uproar in 1994 after debuting on Super Nintendo.
In this cult classic, you play Samus Aran. She’s a girl with golden locks who’s also a space bounty hunter by...
Dec, 06 2021
New Google Maps Features: What to Do with Them? With the holiday season around the corner, Google Maps added a few handy features that will help you avoid (or find) crowds, take care of reservations, and more.
With Google Maps you can take your journeys, shopping, and traveling to a new level. Let’s see how.
Google Maps are covering now big “places of interest”. They include malls, airports, and other huge venues where you can get lost.
You will find their mini-maps in the Directory tab. In turn, it can help you save time at finding the right shop to buy Christmas presents, souvenirs and whatever stuff you need.
Apart from the...
Dec, 03 2021
Keep Up With Premier League With the Help of Amazon Prime Video One of the most favorite football championships Premier Leagues started on November 30. The opening match happened between Norwich and Newcastle United at 7.30 pm. Subscribers to Amazon Prime Video were given a choice to watch this game or channel Leeds United against Crystal Palace at 8.15 pm.
A night after, owners of Amazon Prime Video’s Premier League coverage were offered to pick and spectate one of the six matches happening on that day. The most awaited one was the derby between Everton and Liverpool, but you could also tune in to Chelsea versus Watford, or Manchester Cite and Villa Park.
Dec, 01 2021
What You Need to Know About the New Sims 4 Update EA has rolled out a new DLC for its most popular game The Sims 4. ‘Neighborhood Stories’ will affect NPCs’ behavior and lives and make your time in the game even more interesting. Owners of the Sims 4 can get the update for free and its official release date has been November 30th.
You could get a sneak peek of this update on the developer live stream, which had been led not so long ago. The main goal of the new addition is to make the NPCs more alive, so the game feels even more like real life. Your neighborhood is...
Nov, 26 2021
Find Soundtracks From Your Favorite Shows on ‘Netflix Hub’ on Spotify Do you want to listen to the soundtrack of the Netflix show you really liked? Well, it’s your luck, because Spotify and Netflix have recently established a deal, which will mean the launch of ‘Netflix Hub’ on the music app, where all soundtracks and podcasts from movies and shows on Netflix can be found.
At first, on Netflix Hub, you will see playlists and soundtracks from Cowboy Bebop, Narcos: Mexico, Strangers Things, La Casa De Papel, and many others. The catalog will grow with time. Don’t miss out on podcasts related to Netflix: 10/10 Would Recommend, Netflix Is A Daily Joke,...
Nov, 24 2021
Welcome Fall Guys Season 6 With Amazing New Features Fall Guys has had its own wave of fame recently, but surprisingly the talks about the game have subsided lately. It brought an amazing new experience for competitive multiplayer enjoyers, right now it is available to buy on Steam. The developers keep on adding features like additional levels, skins, and cosmetics. Each Season has its own unique theme, that brings a fresh look to the game. And actually, due to the launch of Season 6, the developers are going to have a huge live stream, which people can visit to find out more about the game.
The official Twitter account for...
Nov, 18 2021
Amazon Prime Video Gets an App for Mac On Monday, November 15, Amazon released a long-awaited Prime Video app for Mac. Before that, Mac users had to watch Prime videos through a web browser or use other devices for maximum comfort. Now the official Prime Video app is available on App Store, for Macs running OS X Big Sur 11.4 or later.
The app has been designed with all the Mac features in mind. It does support the Picture-in-picture mode, so you can read your mail or communicate in messengers while watching a show. Due to native AirPlay support, the app allows for broadcasting the video to your Apple...
Nov, 16 2021
Shop without Crowds with the New Google Maps Features Here comes Black Friday, and then Christmas, and New Year, and then Valentine, and lots of minor events in between. All of them are accompanied by shopping madness, crowded malls, and endless queues. To avoid this, Google Maps implements new features named Area Busyness and Directory.
While the former indicates how crowded a certain neighborhood or area is, depending on user location data, the latter is more interesting for shoppers. It shows you the information about indoor locations, like airports, railway stations, malls, and so on. The most important part of it is that the Directory shows more info about certain...
Nov, 13 2021
The Google Maps Dark Mode Is Now Available on iOS The Dark mode was marked as one of the leading trends of the recent past. Nowadays, the dark mode is available in almost every popular app, making it convenient for those who are concerned about saving their batteries for longer or simply those who like dusky colors.
The dark mode got released in September, while the official announcement from Google was made back in August, stating that the dark mode for Maps will soon be available on iOS. A new look allows users to freshen up their experience with Google Maps. The update went so quietly that at the beginning, many...