Android (Operating System)

CES 2015 Interview: ODG Consumer Smart Glasses – Android glasses with augmented reality

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyl6TlEJTQA?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Sponsored by Axcelle – Wow these are pretty cool. So think about what Google Glass would have been like if it projected a high resolution screen directly in front of the user AND was powered by a high-end Snapdragon processor with full Android capabilities. That’s what Osterhout Design Group (ODG) has done with these smart glasses. They are selling these not so much as a lifestyle device as Glass was/is, but as a tool you can use when…

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Moto 360 Second Gen Watch Review – New for 2015 – 42mm – Compared to Apple Watch

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7KXps8d73k?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Buy it at Best Buy – (affiliate link). Motorola has a great looking new Android watch that has smaller size options compared to the previous generation watch. VIDEO INDEX: 00:02 – Hardware overview 00:37 – Comparison in size to Apple Watch 01:53 – iPhone compatibility 02:06 – Battery life 02:47 – “Flat tire” explanation on screen 02:56 – Always on screen demonstration 04:12 – leather band discussion 04:32 – Heart monitor 04:46 – Watch band removal 05:12 –…

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Sound Blaster E5 – Fixing Mac problems (stuck system preferences, etc)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAlhFNbDb3Q?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – The Soundblaster E5 has some issues on the Mac that are not described in the documentation. Here’s how I got it working with mine. The issue I had with mine was that I could not select an audio input source other than the line in. The Sound Blaster was also not responding to changes I was making on the control panel. The fix involves invoking the “audio/midi” settings buried deep…

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Using Google Now: Explained!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PAs6yQUCkno?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Last MKBHD Video of 2012 – Enjoy! List of ALL Google Now Cards: The Google Now App! Google vs Siri: Best Android 4.2 Jellybean Features: What’s on my Android phone, 2012: Majel Barrett: Intro Track: ASDF Movie Song Outro Track: “Channel 41” by Deadmau5 ~ source

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Google Nexus Player Gets More Useful with Android M ! – Live Channels, HDHomerun, External Storage

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JYdf5YaeHA?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) The Google Nexus player gets incredibly more useful with the just released Android M Developer preview. The new update doesn’t change the Android TV interface, but it does add three important features that were missing from the Android Lollipop version that shipped with the Nexus Player: 1. Bluetooth audio support 2. Hardware MPEG2 decoding for tv tuners running on the live channels feature 3. Allow the use of external USB storage…

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow on Nexus 7 (2013)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bJiLGI8ayc?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Android 6.0 Marshmallow running on the Nexus 7 (2013). Two years is a long time in the tech world. The Nexus 7 (2013) has run Android Jelly Bean, Android KitKat, Android Lollipop and now Android 6.0 Marshmallow. How do you like Android 6.0 Marshmallow compared to the previous versions of Android? Check out Beau HD’s personal channel: PhoneDog: Twitter: Facebook: Google Plus: Instagram: source

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LG G3 Vigor Review

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ny_x64zD0I?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Beau HD reviews the budget-friendly version of the LG G3: the LG G3 Vigor. The G3 Vigor comes equipped with a modest quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM, a 8-megapixel camera sensor and a 5-inch 720p display, but it carries over many of the features that define the success of the LG G3. For example, the LG G3 Vigor features the same laser autofocus camera sensor, Smart Keyboard and Knock Code security lock. It also runs…

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The WAN Show – NO MORE TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES!! – September 11, 2015

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFadFYt0WQo?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Sponsors! Lynda.com Link: for a 10 day free trial Squarespace: offer code LINUS to save 10%. 1UPBox: – use code AWESOME to save $3 on your first month! Soundcloud Link: Timestamps courtesy of JJMC89 00:09:00 – Google officially rolling out Android Pay 00:15:20 – R9 Fury Nano 00:39:35 – Apple Event 01:03:55 – Sponsor – Lynda.com 01:05:22 – Sponsor – Squarespace 01:07:17 – Sponsor – 1UPBox 01:11:50 – Pokémon GO announced 01:15:50 – Is a real ‘Jurassic Park’…

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Motorola Moto X Pure / Style Edition Review – New for 2015 – 3rd Gen – Works on Any Carrier!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLkDM7B1eT8?cc_load_policy=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – Motorola released their latest revision on their excellent Moto X smartphone called the Moto X Pure. VIDEO INDEX: 00:02 – Hardware overview and battery life / turbo charging 02:53 – SIM and SD Card tray 03:41 – Camera overview with photo and video samples 04:47 – Selfie Camera 05:00 – Camera gestures 05:23 – Gaming and Reicast Dreamcast emulator 06:47 – Stereo speaker overview 07:09 – Moto specific features –…

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Amazon Echo Review: The Bluetooth Speaker of the Future

The Amazon Echo is a futuristic bluetooth speaker that features a powerful voice-assistant formally named Alexa. She’s always on, always connected, and always ready to give you information. While the Echo is a work-in-progress and is far from necessary, it has the potential to automate your life through the convenient and capable voice functionality that rivals Siri, Cortana, and Google Now. Check out Beau HD’s personal channel: PhoneDog: Twitter: Facebook: Google Plus: Instagram: source

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D-Link Wi-Fi Day/Night Baby Monitor / Camera Review for iPhone and Android DCS-820L

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link). VIDEO INDEX: 1:12 – Hardware overview 2:02 – Night vision video sample 2:58 – App demo 5:51 – Remove cloud usage overview 6:30 – Conclusion and final thoughts Yes there’s something convenient about using a smart phone or tablet as a baby monitor. But I have yet to find a WiFi monitor that is reliable enough to be used as a primary monitoring device. This one from D-link comes close, but it still…

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How to Free storage space on android no app needed MTR

How to Free storage space on android no app needed hey guys whats up this is John from Magic Tech review so recently there’s been a lot of customers that come in with their storage space full to the brim. This is a quick and easy way of how to free your storage space on Android and you don’t need any apps you don’t need to download anything. There are a lot of apps that will clean your cache for…

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LG Lucid 2 Review

Lisa Gade reviews the LG Lucid 2 on Verizon Wireless. The Lucid 2 is free with contract on Verizon, and it’s a decent smartphone despite the low price. It has a 4.3″ qHD IPS display, a 1.2GHz Snapdragon dual core CPU with a gig of RAM and 8 gigs of internal storage. The phone runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with LG’s Optimus 3.0 UI enhancements and it has microSD card slot and a removable battery. It has an easy-UI option…

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WD My Cloud Can Now Auto Backup Photos and Videos – iPhone and Android

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) – WD has implemented a long awaited smartphone automatic photo/video backup. The feature works on the latest My Cloud firmware update and supports both Android and iOS. Once implemented the phone will upload all photos and videos to the My Cloud with a very short delay. By default the phone will only backup when it’s on a Wifi network but it can be configured to transfer data over cellular networks too (not recommended…

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NVIDIA Shield TV streams to Twitch and captures its own game footage!

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) The NVIDIA Shield TV has the capability of streaming live to Twitch.TV while simultaneously recording game footage onto its internal SD card. Footage is limited to 720p at 30fps while streaming (both for the stream and recording) but it can record at 1080p (again 30 fps) when not streaming. In this video I also demonstrate streaming and recording footage that I am receiving from my PC via the Nvidia Geforce in home streaming…

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Motorola Moto E $99 2015 Smartphone Review – 2nd Generation – Android Lollipop

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) The Moto E is Motorola’s new low cost smartphone that begins at just $99 for a 3G version and $149 for one with 4G LTE. ERRATA – The phone is $99 from prepaid carriers but Moto’s price is $120 for the 3G version. VIDEO INDEX: 0:02 – Hardware overview 0:40 – Web browsing demonstration 2:48 – Dual sim slot and SD card discussion 3:37 – Example photos from the built in camera 4:26…

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Moto E (2nd Gen) Review

Our review of the Moto E (2nd Gen). The Moto E (2nd Gen) is definitely one of the best affordable smartphones around. It’s packed with a Quad-Core Processor, 1GB of RAM, and it runs Android 5.0.2 Lollipop! Also, it only costs $129! Check out the full review above! PhoneDog: Twitter: Facebook: Google Plus: Instagram: source

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