If you’ve ever used Plex, you’re likely familiar with its Sync feature that lets subscribers download files to enjoy offline. If you’re a seasoned Plex user, you might even have some gripes with Sync. But now, Plex is replacing Sync with a new feature, dubbed Downloads, and giving it a major overhaul.
We’re crossing our fingers that Downloads ends up being a better version of Sync. And with all of its cool new features and customizable elements, it certainly seems like it will be!
Did you hear the good news? Google’s forthcoming Android 12L update will attempt to make tablets and foldables suck less.
Plex users find a lot of weird stuff to complain about, but everything they say about the service’s Sync feature is completely, unequivocally true. Plex Sync is supposed to let you download media files for offline use, but it doesn’t always work and sucks to use. The solution? Well, Plex is replacing Sync with a new feature called Downloads. Read More »
It’s fun to see all the new Android phones hitting the market, full of spec improvements and even the occasional inventive design. Because a smartphone is something most of us use frequently throughout the day, a new Android phone makes a fantastic holiday gift for pretty much everyone. Read More »
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DJI’s original Osmo Action camera was a pretty straightforward riff on the GoPro form factor, and as such, most people saw it as nothing more than a cheap knockoff. But the new Action 2 camera is a shockingly unique device—it’s tiny, it comes with a ton of magnetic accessories, and it even drops the silly “Osmo” branding. Read More »
Android 12 just got released following a lengthy beta period at the same time Google introduced the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, but the company is already moving on to a new software update coming early next year. It’ll be called Android 12L, and it could finally help Google solve its tablet problem. Read More »
Arcade1Up’s first add-on game for the Infinity Game Table is here, and it’s Pandemic. The collaborative strategy game costs just $10 on the Infinity Game Table Store, and if our experience with this platform tells us anything, the digital version of Pandemic may be more fun than the traditional board game. Read More »
A reliable outdoor plug is always nice to have, especially during the holiday season if you like to decorate your house’s exterior. This smart dimmer plug from Kasa is a great choice, as it has an IP64 rating against dust and water splashes, and is compatible with a variety of voice assistants (like Alexa and Google Assistant) so you can control it remotely from your smartphone or set it up to automatically run on a regular schedule. It has a long Wi-Fi range, though only on the 2.4GHz band, and it does not require a hub to work.
Leading up to the release of Google’s Pixel 6, several leaks suggested a feature from older devices would make a comeback. Of course, we’re talking about Face Unlock, or “Trusted Face,” as Google once called it. Now that the Pixel 6 is here, it looks like Google skipped Face Unlock, and that’s a good thing. Read More »
Dell just unveiled the next-generation XPS Desktop, the most powerful PC to ever grace the XPS lineup. Its large, roomy design and next-gen hardware make it a killer option for professionals, gamers, or PC nerds that want an upgradeable PC but can’t afford to buy individual components (which are extremely expensive right now). Read More »
One of the drawbacks of installing smart bulbs is that your light switches suddenly become useless. You may even tape them into the “ON” position to keep family members and guests from deactivating your smart bulbs. That’s why Wyze is launching a smart, programmable light switch. Read More »
Your iPad’s 10.2-inch display is great for watching movies and playing games, but you’ll want a case to protect that glass screen from scratches and cracks. These are the best cases for the 2021 iPad, also known as the 9th-generation iPad, as well as the 8th-gen iPad released in 2020. Read More »
November is always a busy season for new books, with publishers getting out some of their most-anticipated titles ahead of the holiday buying rush. This month, those books include deep-dive nonfiction, plenty of genre fiction for every taste, and at least one sequel that readers have been waiting on for years! Read More »