Navdy Review: A Pricey But Useful GPS

Navdy Review: A Pricey But Useful GPS

When you’re driving around unfamiliar territory, there’s a chance you may need directions. While this is a utility that smartphones and GPS accessories can provide, they might tempt you to look away from the road as you confer with them. The brand new …
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Snapchat’s latest update has one useful feature, two just for fun

Computer Hardware

Snapchat's been on an update roll lately and that continues today with three new features for the disappearing chat app's iOS and Android editions.

The first and by far most useful feature is the ability to share links with friends in Snaps. By tapping the new paperclip icon in the vertical toolkit, you can share a website link that your pals can swipe up to view inside the app. 

It's a simple addition, but one that should prove helpful for those who want to share and receive pertinent links to outside sites. 

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2 useful Google Docs features you probably aren’t using

Computer Hardware

Google Docs may be known as the “lightweight” word processor, but that doesn’t mean it’s lacking in advanced productivity features.

Even with the once-touted add-ons for Android program apparently in limbo, Docs has some handy and easily overlooked options for making your mobile or desktop-based document work a little bit easier.

Two such examples I myself forgot about up til recently and then was delighted to rediscover:

1. Explore: Intelligent in-document multitasking

Ever find yourself editing a document on your phone and needing to get more info about a particular subject? Docs’ Explore is just the thing you want.

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6 useful R functions you might not know

Computer Hardware

Almost every R user knows about popular packages like dplyr and ggplot2. But with 10,000+ packages on CRAN and yet more on GitHub, it’s not always easy to unearth libraries with great R functions. One of the best way to find cool, new-to-you R code is to see what other useRs have discovered. So, I’m sharing a few of my discoveries — and hope you’ll share some of yours in return (contact info below).

Choose a ColorBrewer palette from an interactive app. Need a color scheme for a map or app? ColorBrewer is well known as a source for pre-configured palettes, and the RColorBrewer package imports those into R. But it’s not always easy t…
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 – Top Phone Tips, Hidden Options & Useful Tricks

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 – Top Phone Tips, Hidden Options & Useful Tricks

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 4 smartphone last month here in India. While the Redmi Note 3 is still doing good in India, the launch of the Redmi Note 4 is step ahead of that. The company claims that the Redmi Note 4 is …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro (Official International Version) 5.5 Inch FHD 3GB 32GB Smartphone Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Hexa Core MIUI V7 16.0MP TOUCH ID – Dark Gray
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ZTE Axon 7 Unlocked Smartphone,64GB Ion Gold (US Warranty)
The ZTE Axon 7 is the one ‘unlocked’ smartphone that delivers the best acoustic experience unlike any other device in its category…

Xiaomi Mi5 Smartphone – 5.15 Inch Screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, 3GB RAM, 4G, Dual SIM, 16MP Camera, 3000mAh Battery (Black)
Key Features…Crazy fast performance from Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 CPU and 3GB RAMRuns on the MIUI V7 OS, Xiaomi’s customized vers…

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Tempered Glass Screen Protector Helianton 9H Hardness Easy Paste Anti-burst Anti-Scratch Anti-Explosion Rounded Edge Screen Protector
— Nano anti-burst tempered glass protective film,high transmitance,anti-scratch,super hardness,anti-explosion. — Uses importe…

ASUS ZenFone 3 MAX ZC520TL Smartphone, 5.2-inch, 16GB (Glacier Silver)
ASUS Zenfone 3 Max 5.2Inch 2GB RAM 16GB storage unlocked Dual SIM cell phone. Zenfone 3 Max features a powerful 64-bit processor. …