New Pandora Modes lets you customize your station-listening experience

Unlike its strongest competitors and all their customization features, Pandora, specifically its original station listening experience, has been more of a “lean back” kind of thing. By bringing other products like Pandora Plus and Pandora Premium, they’re starting to compete with the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, etc and bringing …

Instagram now lets you buy from brands within the app

It’s no secret that Facebook has been trying to find ways to monetize not just their main app but also their other sister apps, especially Instagram. We’ve seen them add shopping-related features to the photo and video sharing app but now you can do so without even leaving the app. …

New Samsung flagship store in Japan has 1,000 Galaxy phones in facade

To celebrate the recent launch of its newest flagship device, the Galaxy S10, Samsung has unveiled a new flagship store in Shibuya, Japan. Now they do have a number of similar stores globally but what makes this particular one stand out is that as part of its display, there are …

Google Drive gets a dark theme on Android Q beta

Dark themes are better. They are better for the eyes and for gadget displays. Reading and browsing with bright text and dark background isn’t too stressful for the eyes. No wonder many mobile apps and OS are choosing to come up with dark themes and rolling them out for use …

Google Photos receives Express backup in India

Backup. Backup. Backup. We’ll never get tired of telling you to save and backup your data because you know, in the tech world, anything can happen. In our experience, we never really liked losing photos and videos because we’re talking about memories. Good thing there are online storage services like …

Google making some changes, updates to its products in Europe

Google is making major changes and updates of its products and services in Europe. As a response to the numerous feedback of people, from ordinary consumers and users to partners and the European Commission, Google has been working hard to ensure it is open to change and is able to …

Vivo X27 launches with 48MP main cam, 16MP pop-up selfie shooter

The Vivo X27 hit TENAA earlier this month which meant it was about to be announced in China. True enough and as expected, the Chinese OEM launched the new smartphone yesterday. This isn’t the device with a dual pop-up selfie camera yet. It’s slightly different from the recently unveiled Vivo …

Chrome testing out a touchless mode for feature phones

If you’ve been living with a smartphone for the longest time, then you probably think all phones are like this. But there is still a pretty substantial feature phone market out there and Google has even invested in KaiOS, a platform for those devices. It looks like they are also …