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Sep

Here’s how to change your YouTube name any time you want


Feel like the YouTube name you made up when you first started is holding you back from hitting that next subscriber milestone? Want to reinvent yourself without starting a new channel? You’ve come to the right place. This guide won’t help you make a living online, but it might give your channel the makeover it needs by teaching you how to change your YouTube name in just a few quick steps.

It should be pointed out before you read on, that this guide is focused exclusively on changing the name on your channel — that is, the name that appears when people visit your channel’s main page. If you want to change its URL you can create a custom one if you’re eligible, or delete it and create a new one, but you can’t change an existing custom URL.

Also, bear in mind that although you can change your name a couple of times in quick succession if you want to try out a few options, Google won’t let you keep doing so forever, so make sure to give it some thought before going through the process.

How to change your Youtube name

Step 1: Sign in to your YouTube account. To do so, click the “Sign In” button in the top right of the YouTube homepage and input your relevant information.

Step 2: Click your thumbnail in the top right-hand corner and select “Settings” to take you to your channel overview.

Step 3: Due to their (increasingly limited) integration, changing your YouTube name means changing it on Google+ too. To do so, on your account overview page, click the “Edit on Google” link.

Step 4: That will take you through to your Google+ profile page. Using the on-screen boxes, change your “First” name and “Surname” to what you want your channel to be called. Alternatively, if you’d like to keep your name intact, you can add a “Nickname,” as well as use a combination of it and your original name.

To choose the configuration, click the drop down arrows next to “Display my name as” for a few different options. When you’ve made your choice, click the “Ok” button to finish.

And that’s it! From there all of your associated Google accounts will use your new name as their name and that means your YouTube channel too.




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14
Sep

Feeling lonely? Microsoft ‘Zo’ bot wants to play ‘Exploding Kittens’ with you


Why it matters to you

If you haven’t purchased Exploding Kittens on your mobile device, here’s a good way to play the card game for free against an opponent powered by Microsoft’s AI.

Microsoft said on Wednesday, September 13 that it teamed up with the developer of Exploding Kittens to bring its social chatbot called Zo into the popular card game. The company originally introduced its AI-powered chatbot on the Kik messenger service in late 2016 followed by GroupMe and Facebook Messenger. It’s capable of having “intelligent” conversations with carbon-based units like us, and now it wants to play one-on-one matches with us in the explosive kitten-based game.

If you’ve never heard of Exploding Kittens, it consists of a single deck of 56 cards, each with its own unique “ability” including skipping a turn, forcing the next player to take two turns, re-shuffling the deck, and so on. The object is to not draw an exploding kitten card, and hope that you have a “defuse” card in your hand if an exploding kitten is drawn from the deck.

“Exploding Kittens is a wildly popular tabletop and multiplayer game designed by Elan Lee, Shane Small and Matthew Inman,” Microsoft says. “It is a highly strategic, kitty-powered, Russian roulette-style game that became the most-backed Kickstarter project of all time with more than 200,000 donors raising more than $8.7 million in funding.”

According to Lee, the studio sought to create a single-player version, but didn’t want a Solitaire-type experience. And while Lee says that the team trained Zo to play the game and interact with players, there’s currently no real communication between bot and carbon unit … at least, not on the PC version. The only kitten-laced interaction provided by Zo is a message saying to “click on the link if [you’re] ready to lose.” You may even get a generic expression within the game itself.

The physical version of Exploding Kittens starts at $20, but you can also purchase the mobile version for Apple iOS and Android devices at a measly $2. The physical Exploding Kittens Party Pack for $30 supports up to ten players, and includes the mobile games.

“Zo turns the straightforward notion of competing against an AI on its head. For Zo, it’s not just about winning but how you play the game together,” Microsoft says. “Inside the game, players get to know Zo’s personality and skill. Outside the game, she extends the experience through connection and conversation.”

If nothing else, Microsoft’s chatbot is entertaining. In messaging apps, it’s capable of carrying a conversation, although at times “she” doesn’t understand the context of your reply. Still, the technology behind cloud-based artificial intelligence is amazing given that there’s no human at the other end of the conversation.

But in the solo PC version of Exploding Kittens, you may feel like you’re just playing against the game instead of battling with a conversant third-party artificial intelligence. Even so, it’s loads of fun regardless of Zo’s seemingly lack of in-game responses.

To play Exploding Kittens with Zo on the PC, head to the links below, and send the chatbot a message saying “play EK.” You’ll get a link to play one-on-one against the game in Easy, Medium, and Expert modes.

  • Facebook Messenger
  • Kik
  • GroupMe (contact: Zo)




14
Sep

Feeling lonely? Microsoft ‘Zo’ bot wants to play ‘Exploding Kittens’ with you


Why it matters to you

If you haven’t purchased Exploding Kittens on your mobile device, here’s a good way to play the card game for free against an opponent powered by Microsoft’s AI.

Microsoft said on Wednesday, September 13 that it teamed up with the developer of Exploding Kittens to bring its social chatbot called Zo into the popular card game. The company originally introduced its AI-powered chatbot on the Kik messenger service in late 2016 followed by GroupMe and Facebook Messenger. It’s capable of having “intelligent” conversations with carbon-based units like us, and now it wants to play one-on-one matches with us in the explosive kitten-based game.

If you’ve never heard of Exploding Kittens, it consists of a single deck of 56 cards, each with its own unique “ability” including skipping a turn, forcing the next player to take two turns, re-shuffling the deck, and so on. The object is to not draw an exploding kitten card, and hope that you have a “defuse” card in your hand if an exploding kitten is drawn from the deck.

“Exploding Kittens is a wildly popular tabletop and multiplayer game designed by Elan Lee, Shane Small and Matthew Inman,” Microsoft says. “It is a highly strategic, kitty-powered, Russian roulette-style game that became the most-backed Kickstarter project of all time with more than 200,000 donors raising more than $8.7 million in funding.”

According to Lee, the studio sought to create a single-player version, but didn’t want a Solitaire-type experience. And while Lee says that the team trained Zo to play the game and interact with players, there’s currently no real communication between bot and carbon unit … at least, not on the PC version. The only kitten-laced interaction provided by Zo is a message saying to “click on the link if [you’re] ready to lose.” You may even get a generic expression within the game itself.

The physical version of Exploding Kittens starts at $20, but you can also purchase the mobile version for Apple iOS and Android devices at a measly $2. The physical Exploding Kittens Party Pack for $30 supports up to ten players, and includes the mobile games.

“Zo turns the straightforward notion of competing against an AI on its head. For Zo, it’s not just about winning but how you play the game together,” Microsoft says. “Inside the game, players get to know Zo’s personality and skill. Outside the game, she extends the experience through connection and conversation.”

If nothing else, Microsoft’s chatbot is entertaining. In messaging apps, it’s capable of carrying a conversation, although at times “she” doesn’t understand the context of your reply. Still, the technology behind cloud-based artificial intelligence is amazing given that there’s no human at the other end of the conversation.

But in the solo PC version of Exploding Kittens, you may feel like you’re just playing against the game instead of battling with a conversant third-party artificial intelligence. Even so, it’s loads of fun regardless of Zo’s seemingly lack of in-game responses.

To play Exploding Kittens with Zo on the PC, head to the links below, and send the chatbot a message saying “play EK.” You’ll get a link to play one-on-one against the game in Easy, Medium, and Expert modes.

  • Facebook Messenger
  • Kik
  • GroupMe (contact: Zo)




14
Sep

Dell’s mixed reality ‘Visor’ is available for pre-order starting today


Why it matters to you

Dell’s Visor isn’t just another VR headset, it packs some brand-new features like inside-out tracking that make it a compelling competitor to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

The Dell mixed reality Visor is now available for pre-order, just in time for the holiday season — Halloween is a holiday, technically. But that is beside the point, the point is Dell’s snazzy new mixed reality headset is hitting store shelves sooner, rather than later. Pre-orders began Thursday, September 14, and they start shipping on October 17.

If you are unfamiliar, Dell’s mixed reality Visor made big waves at Computex and IFA, lauded both for its functionality and its unconventional — but sleek — design.

“Engineered with a flip-up visor for convenient transitions from virtual world back to real world, there’s an equal emphasis on comfort: from thick, replaceable head and face cushions, to a thumbwheel band adjustment for personalized fit, to weight balancing that takes pressure off the nose and cheeks,” reads Dell’s description of the device.

It’s built using some of the same technology at work in Microsoft’s HoloLens and it features the highly anticipated inside-out tracking. That means you don’t need to set up lighthouses or external sensors to get it to work. Just plug it in, pop it on your head and you’re good to go — it will automatically scan your surroundings to figure out which way your facing.

“Prepare to escape into amazing new worlds with an immersive, life-like, MR experience with high resolution of 1,440 x 1,440 per eye, a sharp 2.89” LCD panel and blazing refresh rate of 90Hz. The Fresnel lenses deliver a field of view of 110 degrees and a breathtaking 360 panoramic view,” reads the announcement.

All right, but how does it compare to the two flagship VR headsets, the HTC Vive, and Oculus Rift? Well, we won’t know that until we can do some side-by-side testing, but looking at the specs, they are pretty close — and the Dell Visor has the inside-out tracking advantage. The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, for instance, both feature a max resolution of 1,080 x 1,200 for each eye, which is a bit lower than the 1,440p you get out of the Dell Visor.

The Dell Visor is currently open for pre-orders and will begin shipping with a retail price of $350, for just the headset and $100 for the controllers. Dell will also be offering a Visor and laptop bundle with the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming laptop with an Nvidia 1050ti, Dell Visor, and Controllers for $1,250.




14
Sep

5 of the best Kindle Paperwhite cases for easy reading on the go


So you’ve gotten yourself a new Kindle Paperwhite, and you’re ready to blaze through that to-read pile? While it’s not likely to endure as much damage as your smartphone, your Kindle is unlikely to only be used for reading in bed. Chances are it’ll experience life on the beach, by the pool — everywhere you want to read. Why not keep it protected and add some utility with additional stands and hand straps? No one wants their Kindle falling over — or falling on their face. We’ve scoured the web for the best Kindle Paperwhite cases to keep your ebook reader covered, protected, and useful everywhere.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Leather Case ($40)

It was only natural that we’d start with Amazon’s own premium leather case. Created to be as simple as possible, Amazon have cut out all possible distractions to make this a case that doesn’t get between you and your reading. With sleep/wake technology on the cover, your Kindle will sleep with the cover closed, and wake when opened — making it easy to dive straight back into your reading. When it’s time to move on, the magnetic clasp will keep the case closed while your Paperwhite is in your bag, and make sure it isn’t accidentally activated while you’re traveling. Thin and stylish, Amazon’s own case has over 15,000 5-star reviews, and although it’s pricey, you won’t be disappointed when you put this on your Kindle. It also comes in five different colors, so if you’re not taken with the Ink Blue above, check out the other options.

Buy one now from:

Amazon

Olixar Leather-Style Kindle Paperwhite Case ($11)

From Amazon’s premium option, to something a little more budget. But don’t let the price fool you — Olixar is a new accessory manufacturer with a solid reputation, and this case is no exception. Made of PU leather, this case will be easy to maintain and keep clean, but also resistant to outside damage and capable of keeping your Kindle scratch-free. Like the Amazon cover, the Olixar case features a magnetic closing clasp, with sleep/wake functionality. The inside of the case is made from a soft microfiber lining to nestle against your ebook reader’s screen, but it’s the addition of a hand strap that really helps this case to stand out. Usually folded flush to the inside of the case, the strap can be used to hold your Kindle with one hand, and keep it secure while you sip a luxurious cocktail — or a more humble cup of tea. It’s also available in blue.

Buy one now from:

Mobile Fun

Jonathan Adler Bargello Waves Cover ($30)

If you’re not a fan of the leather and leather-style options (and not everyone is) then this cotton canvas print case could well be the right choice for you. Available in a wide variety of different patterns, these cases let you make a statement with your Kindle, rather than the sleek and understated look of a leather case. Secured by a series of elastic straps, these cases aren’t made specifically for the Kindle Paperwhite, so they’ll fit other models of Kindle, but they’ll hold the ebook reader securely without blocking any charging ports or buttons. The soft inner lining also contains a large pocket — perfect for storage on-the-go, and for tucking away anything you need. Durable and lightweight, if you want to add some style to your Kindle, these cases could be the way to go.

Buy one now from:

Amazon

Fintie PU Leather Origami Case ($15)

For pure utility and protection, you can’t go wrong with the Fintie Origami case. Aping the style of Amazon’s earlier Origami cases is no bad thing, especially when the result is so good. With a few easy folds, you can set up your Kindle at a viewing angle to suit your needs. It also comes with a magnetic closure and sleep/wake functionality, as well as a hard plexiglass layer underneath the PU leather that helps to protect your e-reader from damage. Ultraslim and lightweight, you’ll barely know this case was there at all — and it comes in a staggeringly large variety of designs as well.

Buy one now from:

Amazon

Noreve Tradition A Leather Case ($39)

If you’re after the most executive, classy protection that you can buy, then you rarely need to look further than Noreve. Noreve’s genuine leather case for the Kindle Paperwhite features a padded design for great protection of your device. Because it’s specifically designed for the Paperwhite, it also has cut-outs to access all of the functions, buttons, and ports. The inside of the case contains multiple pockets to keep cards, cash, and more, and even has a magnetic closing clasp to stop your case falling open. It lacks the sleep/wake functionality that most of its peers have — but when a case looks and feels this good, it’s hard to care. At only a shade less than the official Amazon case, Noreve are putting up a serious fight.

Buy one now from:

Mobile Fun

But wait — we’re not done yet. We’ve put together guides on how to get the best from your Kindle, from how to share books with family members, to how to delete or archive books. And if you don’t have any books to hand, here’s our list of great free Kindle books, and advice on how to transfer existing ePub books to your Kindle. Happy reading!




14
Sep

PetMio’s fitness tracker, smart bowl, and health food make your pets smart(er)


Why it matters to you

It’s not just us who benefit from using technology to track our health. PetMio connected smart products will help our pets stay healthy too.

Our pets are members of the family, and there’s nothing better than treating them to a little present. Usually, it’s something to eat, chew, or irritatingly ignore, so how about something that will make them healthier? PetMio, a new Kickstarter campaign launched today, is a range of smart connected products and nutritional food perfect for the tech-loving pet owner to buy Rover the dog or Tiddles the cat.

You may have forgotten about that fitness tracker received as a Christmas present, but that doesn’t mean you can’t force your cat or dog to wear one instead. PetMio’s Smart Tracker tracks physical activity and sleep, and is the heart of the PetMio ecosystem. Cleverly, it’s designed to attach to your pet’s existing collar, and comes in various colors, styles, and sizes. This way it’s suitable for dogs and cats.

The data collected is augmented by more data from a smart food bowl, which tracks your pet’s eating habits, using scales to assess how much and how often food is eaten. All of this information is synced using Bluetooth to PetMio’s app, and analyzed by the Intelligent Nutrition System. It’s here your pet’s lifestyle is examined, and eventually goes into creating a personalized food recipe based entirely on your pet’s needs. It’s not an off-the-shelf food; it’s a custom diet designed specifically around what and how much your particular pet should be eating.

PetMio’s algorithm looks at all the collected data, then matches it with requirements of the breed, taking into account age, behavior, and other nutritional guidelines. The food is 100 percent organic, lists exactly what goes into the food, and comes in pouches measured out in the right amounts. The food is packaged up and sent out on a monthly basis. PetMio’s team includes vets, food scientists, and both hardware and software engineers, so there’s plenty of expertise.

PetMio is sold in bundles for cats and dogs. Early bird prices start at $94 for cats and go up to $240 for large dogs, and packs include the tracker, bowl, and a month of food. To continue receiving the food after the initial month, you’ll have to pay a subscription. For cats this is between $18 and $43 each month, a small dog will be between $58 and $93, while an extra large dog will cost $214 or more.

Pets can be very fussy with food, and luckily the subscription is set up in the app after the trial period, so if they don’t like it, you’re not tied into a long contract from the start. The campaign has a $20,000 goal, and deliveries will begin in April 2018, should it be successfully funded. Pet-tech is popular this year, with everything from location trackers, connected toys, and even smart homes for pets appearing on the scene.




14
Sep

Best iOS app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time


Everyone likes Apple apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest iOS app deals available from the iOS App Store.

These apps normally cost money and this sale lasts for a limited time only. If you go to the App Store and it says the app costs money, that means the deal has expired and you will be charged. 

Grocery List

Abandon the paper list and all other complicated applications that end up hindering rather than helping. This app is designed to be a more practical grocery list and make your life easier.

Available on:

iOS

Thankful For

“Thankful for…” helps you pick up the healthy habit of giving thanks with a curated list of hundreds of things to be thankful for. Pick the ones that apply best to you, get reminders throughout the day, and share your gratitude with the world.

Available on:

iOS

Gymster Pro

Input your gym’s equipment and never again see an exercise you can’t perform, or one you’re tired of. Are you bored of the same old workouts & tasteless “clean” recipes? Never be bored again and download Gymster.

Available on:

iOS

Easy Spending

Over a million users agree that Easy Spending is the best way to take control of where the money goes and effectively build wealth using the simple and yet powerful money management app.

Available on:

iOS

my.eggbite

This app, my.eggbite, tracks and records your activities and achievements. Record elapsed time, distance, altitude, speed, and minimum and maximum speed, no matter what you’re doing.

Available on:

iOS

Phoenix Photo Editor

Phoenix is a powerful and fast photo editor with a lot of editing tools, importing, and sharing options. With Phoenix you will have all the freedom to customize your photos with pretty filters, effects, borders, and fonts.

Available on:

iOS




14
Sep

Honor 6X vs. Moto G5 Plus: When things just come together


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If you want to go barebones, there’s the Moto G5 Plus. But if you want real value, the Honor 6X is it.

Buying a budget smartphone may not seem as daunting a task as dropping a massive wad of cash for a pricey flagship, but shopping from the low-cost device market can be quite a doozy when you consider the breadth of offerings. There are some genuinely decent device deals out there.

Motorola and Honor are two of those particular smartphone manufacturers that have leaned in wholly to the idea of the budget device, so much so that their respective names are synonymous with the phrase “a very good deal.” You won’t hear Honor’s name mentioned much in the U.S., however, since it’s a relative unknown in the region. But the Chinese company’s devices are worthy of consideration if you have a compatible SIM and are looking for more than a phone that offers the bare minimum.

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The Moto G5 Plus (top) versus the Honor 6X (bottom).

If you’re shopping in the sub-$250 price range, you might think you can’t find high-end features without spending a little more, but that’s not entirely accurate. The $200 Honor 6X is just as good of a deal as the $230 Moto G5 Plus because it doesn’t act like a budget phone. It has flagship-like abilities, and though you will have to make some compromises, at least you won’t feel like you’re eons behind in technology compared to your friends.

The Honor 6X positions itself as a budget device for cash-strapped millennials.

To start, the Honor 6X positions itself as a budget device for cash-strapped millennials, so it boasts features like its camera capabilities and its battery life to reel them in. The Honor 6X’s camera is truly no slouch: its dual rear-facing 12-megapixel and 2-megapixel cameras offer a wide aperture range (the actual aperture is f/2.2) and can record high-definition 1080p video. You can take pictures in low light with the Honor 6X, or benefit from the wide aperture mode to achieve portrait-like effects. There’s also a night mode, manual mode, and light painting mode available through the camera app, which isn’t typically bundled with phones offered at this price point.

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The G5 Plus (left) struggles to maintain in low light situations against the Honor 6X (right).

The Honor 6X also shines with regards to its battery life, at least when compared to the Moto G5 Plus. Its giant 3340mAh battery can last on standby a very long time — after four days, the Honor 6X still had 54 percent of its battery, whereas the Moto G5 Plus was hanging on to 20 percent over the same period. The Honor 6X and Moto G5 Plus both have lower resolution displays, anyway, so both phones will carry you through the entire day without a problem, but the Honor 6X’s slightly bigger pack means it can eke out just a bit more juice as long as you aren’t continually blasting the brightness.

The Honor 6X and Moto G5 Plus both have lower resolution displays.

Speaking of screens, there’s a noticeable difference between the quality and material of displays between the Honor 6X and Moto G5 Plus. The Honor 6X’s display is bright, especially at the highest brightness setting, and covered with a solid piece of glass, including an extra screen protector that comes already installed in the box. The Moto G5 Plus’s display, by comparison, feels plasticky, and though its colors are vivid, there’s a noticeable bit of shadow box effect if you look at the screen from an angle.

The Honor 6X and Moto G5 Plus also run on two different processing architectures, which actually shouldn’t matter much to you if you’re not interested in the specs game. The Honor 6X is fueled by a Kirin 655 chip with 3GB of RAM, while the Moto G5 Plus uses a more standard Qualcomm-made Snapdragon 625 with 2GB of RAM (though there is a 4GB option for $80 more). Neither of these devices is capable of powerful performance bits like virtual reality or top tier gaming, but they’ll carry you through regular sessions of games like Summoners War with relative ease.

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Both the Honor 6X and Moto G5 Plus are relatively plain.

As far as looks go, both the Honor 6X and Moto G5 Plus are relatively plain, though they aren’t boring. Whereas the Moto G5 Plus plays it safe by not straying too far from its predecessor’s chassis design, the Honor 6X has cool, sharp edges, and an all-black front side that makes it appear as if it’s bezel-less when the screen is off. It also has a fingerprint scanner on its backside, which offers gestures shortcuts if you choose to enable them from the settings menu. The Moto G5 Plus, on the other hand, has its fingerprint scanner on the front, where it also serves as a navigational gesture button of sorts. (Though as we noted in our review, it doesn’t exactly work as advertised.)

The biggest differences between the Honor 6X and Moto G5 Plus lie in their versions of Android. If you like what Google’s doing with Android and would rather stick to what Mountain View deems appropriate and usable, Motorola’s rendition remains fairly untouched. You’ll have access to a few extra Moto Actions and its version of the always-on display, but it’s fairly unobtrusive. The Honor 6X, on the other hand, presents Huawei’s EMUI, which is essentially a heavily-skinned version of Android. Here you’ll find different-looking menus and extra features like the ability to dump the application drawer (I strongly suggest you don’t!). You can also switch around the navigation keys or pop on one of the various themes available on the device. You won’t be getting your software updates directly from Google, either, but rather Honor’s development schedule.

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The Moto G5 Plus’s stock Android interface versus the Honor 6X’s EMUI interface.

It’s also worth noting that the Honor 6X does not have all the bands to make it compatible with all the carriers in the U.S. If you’re on T-Mobile or AT&T, you should be okay popping your SIM into this device. But if you’re on Verizon or Sprint and you need to pop into a budget device, the Moto G5 Plus is a better bet because it has the bands that make it compatible with CDMA networks.

The choice is yours. You can choose between the decidedly Plain Jane appearance of the Moto G5 Plus and use it on any network in the world. Or you can try something new for a change and grab the Honor 6X, which offers a pretty decent dual-camera for the price, in addition to a battery that’s bigger than what you might even find at the flagship level. There are compromises with both, but you can rest easy knowing you’re choosing between two solid Android-powered smartphones that are only a fraction of the cost of what your friends paid for theirs.

See Honor 6X at Amazon See Moto G5 Plus at Amazon

14
Sep

Pixel XL 2’s visit to the FCC confirms LG as the manufacturer


The larger Pixel will be manufactured by LG.

The Pixel 2 made its way to the FCC last month, revealing HTC as the manufacturer. The Pixel XL 2 has now passed FCC certification, with LG listed as the manufacturer.

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The FCC listing confirms the long-running rumor that LG would be manufacturing the larger Pixel. The HTC-made Pixel 2 will feature a squeezable frame and will be powered by the Snapdragon 835, but the FCC documents don’t reveal a whole lot when it comes to the larger Pixel XL 2. With two different manufacturers, it is likely we’ll see varying designs and features on this year’s Pixels.

Leaks from earlier this year suggested the LG-made Pixel will feature a 6-inch 18:9 display, much like the LG V30, whereas a render of the smaller Pixel 2 looks similar to last year’s phone. Other details include water resistance and an always-on display, but the new features come at the cost of the headphone jack.

Also, it looks like the Pixel XL 2 doesn’t feature Band 71, making it incompatible with T-Mobile’s 600MHz network. T-Mobile started rolling out the network over the summer, with the LG V30 becoming the first device to support Band 71.

According to a billboard spotted in Boston earlier this week, Google will unveil the Pixel and Pixel 2 XL on October 4. With the launch just a few weeks away, we should know more about the upcoming Pixels soon, so stay tuned!

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14
Sep

How to use YouTube TV to get the most out of sports


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Watching the sports you crave is easy with YouTube TV!

YouTube TV not only lets you watch you favorite sitcoms and dramas, but it also gets you access to the biggest sports events on television. With so many channels, programs, and teams, it can be difficult to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve got the details on how to find every game you want to watch!

  • Search for a team
  • Watch live sports
  • Add a sports program to your schedule
  • How to add a sports team to your schedule
  • View scores from recent games

Search for a team

Finding out if YouTube TV has programming with your team is easy, all you need to do is a quick search for the Team name. Since a decent amount of the sports programming on YouTube TV is region specific this will let you see what programming featuring your team is available.

Open the YouTube TV app.
Tap the search icon.

Type out the name of your team to search for it.

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Watch live sports

While recording the game to watch it all later is awesome, the best part of sports is watching the game live. You can do that with YouTube sports, it just requires finding the event is the right tab.

Open the YouTube TV app.
Scroll down to the Sports tab.

Tap to watch live sports events.

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Add a sports program to your Library

Open YouTube app.
Tap the search icon.

Type to search for the name of the program you want to add.

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Tap the program that you want to add to your Library.

Tap the plus icon to add it to your Library.

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How to add a sports team to your Library

Open the YouTube TV app.
Tap the search icon.

Search for the team you want to add.

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Tap to select your team.

Tap the plus icon to add all upcoming games to your library.

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View scores from recent games

Open the YouTube TV app.
Tap the search icon.

Search for the team whose scores you want to view.

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Tap to select your team.

Tap See all completed games, to view all recent scores.

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Questions?

Do you still have questions about watching sports on YouTube TV? Is there something important that we missed? Let us know about it in the comments below!

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