The beauty of using something like Alexa to manage your to-do list at all is the voice interaction. You suddenly think of something that you need to take care of later, but where's your phone, or even a pad and pen?
Alexa can take down that note for you, and here's how you use the to-do list feature.
How to add to the to-do listThere are two ways. The first involves opening up the Alexa app on your phone, tablet or in your web browser.
How to watch Trolls World Tour online: Stream the new movie here
Movie theaters may be closed, but that's no excuse to forego movie night. Kids have been waiting ever-so patiently (or not so patiently) for the sequel to the 2016 hit animated film Trolls, and today, Trolls World Tour is premiering exclusively on digital retailers like Vudu(opens in new tab), iTunes(opens in new tab), and Amazon Prime(opens in new tab) so they can watch the film from the safe, cozy living room couch.
Is expandable storage still a must-have feature?
As time goes on, our smartphone wants/needs tend to change. Technology improves, certain features get better, and this can result in previously necessary things becoming nothing more than an optional luxury.
Take expandable storage, for example. When phones shipped with much less internal storage and unlimited data plans didn't exist, being able to pop in a MicroSD card for extra space was often a necessity. Today, however, that's rarely the case.
Madden NFL 20: Here are the best player ratings on every team
Madden NFL 20 is here and so are the thousands of players and their newly minted rankings. One of the most treasured parts of buying a new Madden game is seeing which players got their ratings up into the 90s, or even possibly attaining the perfect 99 rating.
Only four players got the coveted 99 rating in fact, and funnily enough, none of them were quarterbacks. Yes, not even cover athlete Patrick Mahomes got that rating.
Nokia and HMD Global's Juho Sarvikas announces departure after 15 years
What you need to knowJuho Sarvikas, former CPO of HMD Global, has announced his departure from the company.Sarvikas spent 15 years at Nokia, helping push Symbian phones, transitioning to Windows Phone, and helping with Nokia's resurgence to the smartphone industry.His departure will come at the end of April, after which his plans are unknown.Nokia has been through a lot these past 15 years. From its rapid decline from the top to its transition to an exclusive Microsoft partner, only for the mobile business to get swallowed up and quickly dismantled into nothing.
OnePlus explains why it moved away from stock Android
What you need to knowOnePlus is moving OxygenOS away from a stock Android design to one that hews more closely towards Samsung's OneUI.The company says the move is part of a desire to improve stock Android.OxygenOS's redesign is intended to improve one-hand usability on large devices, a space the company says Google's own software isn't good at.OxygenOS is getting a redesign with version 11, and it has proved to be controversial with fans.
Peak Design Everyday Backpack v2 review: My new daily carry
I've been using Peak Design bags for years. I bought an Everyday Backpack in 2017 after reading almost universally glowing reviews, and watched it quickly become the bag on just about every tech blogger's back at press events and trade shows.
Seriously, I can't tell you how many times someone on the Android Central team has grabbed the wrong Everyday Backpack on their way out during work trips and had to turn around, and with CES right around the corner I can see this happening again soon.
PS5 DualSense drift: What it is, how to fix it, and everything you need to know
DualSense drift is becoming an increasingly ugly problem for PlayStation. After Nintendo already found itself in hot water for Joy-Con drift on the Nintendo Switch, people have discovered that the PS5 controller isn't immune to the same issue. Whether it affects you right now or not, it's a serious problem that could potentially cause your controller to be unusable. We'll explain everything you need to know about DualSense drift, including what it is, why it happens, if there's a fix for it, and more.
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs. iPhone 12 Pro Max: Which should you buy?
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra(opens in new tab)The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is one of the most feature-rich Android phones you can buy in 2020, and while some may see it as overkill, it's the perfect fit for others. The 120Hz display is buttery smooth, Samsung's ample software features allow for endless possibilities, and the included S Pen is a powerful tool for drawing or note-taking. Factor all that together with great performance, battery life, and cameras, and you end up with a premium smartphone through and through.
Sony reportedly shutting down PS3, Vita, and PSP stores permanently
What you need to knowA new report indicates that Sony will permanently close the PS3, Vita, and PSP digital storefronts in a few months.There will be no way to purchase digital-only games that released on these platforms and have not been made available for PS4 or PS5.The report states that an official announcement from Sony is apparently planned for the end of March.You'll no longer be able to buy digital games or DLC from the PS3, Vita, and PSP storefronts in the coming months according to a report from TheGamer.