Android: Fitness trackers are awesome until you lose them. Bluetooth Finder helps you find lost Bluetooth devices if they are nearby. The app works with peripherals that don’t keep a constant connection to your phone or tablet — which means it isn’t great at finding headphones and other devices that usually stay paired.
No one likes to be told what to do, so why should your Chromebook follow the rules? Well, it’ll have to abide but whatever physics dictates, but when it comes to running Android apps, there is a way to convince it (and other operating systems) to play ball, if you’re willing to do a little legwork. Well, fingerwork.
Ah, the old mysterious error code! You would think it’d be easy for OS, web and software developers to put more helpful information in their error messages, but the truth is it’s not always clear what’s specifically causing an issue. Google Play is no exception, with its fair share of cryptic missive for unsuccessful operations. Fortunately, you can usually fix these problems yourself after being pointed in the right direction.
English is one of the toughest second languages to spell proficiently. With its cavalcade of exceptions, silent letters and phonetically identical words, it can even trip up native speakers. Google is attempting to make the process a little easier via Spell Up; a free web app that turns English lessons into a game.
Android/iOS/Web: It’s advisable to separate your email from your to-do list and some productivity hackers are all for keeping separate apps for each purpose, like lists, notes, tasks and more. But if you want that “one app to rule them all” for productivity, IQTELL does a great job.
The traditional way for housemates to stay in-sync regarding bills, chores and social activities is a notepad, pen and centrally-positioned, fridge-shaped object. If you’re looking for a more technological method, then the upcoming Fairshare app, developed locally in Melbourne, might be exactly what you need.