As you may know, Double Geek is, at the moment, in the USA. We said we wouldn't go offline, and then we did. Here's why: No, we're not liars, and no, we're not like the dolphins in The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy. We're not saying, "So Long, and thanks for all the views!" Right before Double Geek's impending … Continue reading No, we’re not dead. But we are sorry
We've all been there, haven't we? Your volume's really loud, so you try to turn it down. But it turns the ringer volume down instead of the media. Sigh. Why do you even NEED those buttons for the media volume To silent my phone, for one thing No, you don't. Have you ever seen the Silent Switch? … Continue reading How to stop the volume buttons controlling the ringer volume on iOS
Firefox have been teasing 57 for a while now. They say it will be "The best Firefox ever." But is it worth it? Will it fix every single one of Firefox's issues? I grab a copy of Firefox Nightly and find out. If you want to follow along with me, you'll need to download a … Continue reading Firefox 57: Does It Deserve The Hype?
Stop smiling, all you on Android Nougat! You ain't on the latest Android anymore! Android O is finally here. And, to the obvious relief of the community, it's called Oreo. The reason we're all releived is that back when Nougat was still N, the public wanted Google to call it Nutella, like they did with Android 4.4 … Continue reading Hurrah! Android O Is Out!!
Yup. Allo on the Web is finally here. Finally. Ever since Nick Fox, head of Google Allo, tweeted a screenshot of Allo on the Web, all Google fans (myself included) have been watching with bated breath, watching, hoping, longing for Allo's web interface. Unfortunately, it wasn't what I thought it would be. Shame. Hold it. Let me … Continue reading Google Allo Web (Finally) Realesed
Since I haven't been very productive lately, I've decided to bring you a couple of big stories stemming from Flash's death Adobe Signs Flash's Death Warrant Yes, you heard me. Adobe, after much pushing from the public, have finally said when they will terminate Flash. Sadly, this will not be soon. Although actually giving a … Continue reading Adobe Signs Flash’s Death Warrant (Finally)
No, it's not the fried chicken talking (although it was finger-licking good!), to celebrate their 30th anniversary, KFC has teamed up with Huawei to make a Kentucky-fried phone! We haven't got details yet, but from the picture I found, it looks like it'll have a decent camera, maybe 8MP, and it actually looks like it's got … Continue reading And would you like a phone with that, sir? KFC phones, coming to a store near you!
It seems that someone releases a new messaging app every week. On the top of the spectrum you've got well known apps like WhatsApp, Google Hangouts and Facebook Messanger. And then you have the other end of the spectrum, where Google Allo, iMessage and Viber serve time. And the bottom end has a new app: … Continue reading Amazon Says We Need Another Messaging App
Hey readers. You may have heard about the FCC's campaign to banish net neutrality. Today, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Sony, Mozilla and others have teamed up to get the FCC to stop this. DoubleGeek is also taking a stand. We need you. But I don't care Start caring. Right now. Net Neutrality is a set of … Continue reading Save the Web!
Ah, Motorola. They've been showing off a lot of new toys lately. Our article of the Moto Mod unveiling event in Ghana seemed to bring in a crowd. But now, Motorola are releasing something a little bigger than a $300 phone case. Like an actual, proper phone. And DoubleGeek? We've got pictures. And other stuff … Continue reading Moto G5S Plus LEAKED!