Tag Archive: Creating


Google apparently gave up on creating a ‘Pixel Watch’ years ago

And, no, there won’t be a watch this year.

What you need to know A new report claims that Google scrapped plans for a smartwatch back in 2016. It’s noted that the watch had syncing issues and other performance hiccups. A fabled “Pixel Watch” will not be released this year alongside the Pixel 4.

Ever since rumors started circulating about the original Google Pixel, a hype train for a possible “Pixel Watch” started moving along at full  [Read More…]

Amazon reportedly creating AirPod-like earbuds with Alexa integration

They could be released as early as the second half of 2019.

Apple’s AirPods were met with a lot of criticism when they first debuted back in 2016, but since then, they’ve become a cultural phenomenon and something a lot of companies have tried to replicate to some degree. Now, according to a report from Bloomberg, Amazon is looking to throw its hat in the ring.

The report reads:

The Seattle-based e-commerce giant is readying earbuds with  [Read More…]

Sonos is reportedly creating a pair of high-end headphones

But they probably won’t be ready until 2020.

Since it was founded in 2002, Sonos has been focused on creating high-end, easy-to-use audio products for the home. As we’ve seen over the years, this has included things like smart speakers, soundbars, subwoofers, and more. Now, according to a report from Bloomberg, Sonos is in the process of creating its first gadget that can be used anywhere.

More specifically, Sonos is creating a pair of headphones.

“People familiar  [Read More…]

Amazon’s creating a facial recognition system the government can use

Law enforcement will be a “common use case” for the tech.

Privacy is a luxury that seems to be slipping away from our world with every day that passes, and Amazon’s currently working on a system to ensure it disappears ASAP.

According to marketing materials that the ACLU obtained, Amazon’s building a new technology called “Rekognition” that’s designed for facial tracking. Per the ACLU —

Powered by artificial intelligence, Rekognition can identify, track, and analyze people in  [Read More…]

HTC is creating an Android phone that’s powered by blockchain

The phone’s called “Exodus” and will be released this October.

It’s no secret at this point that HTC’s seen better days. The company knows how to make a solid smartphone, but consecutive quarterly losses and the departure of its mobile president has resulted in some pretty rough waters. In an attempt to turn the ship around, HTC has announced that it’s creating a…blockchain smartphone.

According to The Next Web, HTC’s blockchain phone will be called Exodus and  [Read More…]

Samsung is creating a smart speaker after all

Back in July, it was reported that Samsung was manufacturing a Bixby-enabled smart speaker, following hot on the heels of Apple announcing a smart speaker and Google and Amazon contributing to the market, too. It didn’t take long before another report said that Samsung might not be making a smart speaker after all. But the rollercoaster isn’t quite finished.

Today, following the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 8, the President of Samsung’s Mobile Division, DJ Koh, confirmed to CNBC that Samsung is indeed making a  [Read More…]

Samsung is creating a Bixby speaker

Samsung are clearly putting a lot of effort into creating its own virtual assistant with Bixby. However, it’s not been smooth sailing and saw a significant delay despite being included with the Galaxy S8. Despite the various delays, Samsung still seem to be pushing on with its strategy to compete with the likes of Google […]

Samsung Unpacked 2017 app update focuses on creating Galaxy S8 awareness

With less than a week to go before the grand Galaxy S8 launch, Samsung is making sure to remind fans to stay tuned for the announcement. Samsung’s Unpacked 2017 app for Android and iOS received an update this week which brings a few Galaxy S8 goodies to the table. For starters, those who are attending […]

Creating a website? Here’s a few things to consider

So you’re interested in creating a web presence for yourself. Good for you! Do you know where to start or what tools to use? What platform are you using to generate content? What are you going to use to learn how to do all of this? Tools and Training If you head to the AndroidGuys […]

Creating and sharing Albums in Google Photo [How-To]

You may have noticed by now that we have a theme going with Google Photos How-To’s; we have things like how to backup your pictures, editing pictures and creating a slideshow. Today we continue that with creating and sharing albums with Google Photos. Albums are sort of like folders, they allow you to group photos