Google’s popular search engine is getting more sophisticated. Today, the Mountain View-based company announced it was adding “tappable shortcuts” to its mobile version of Google Search. The new option is currently available only for users located in the US. Tired of typing? The new shortcuts allow you to stay informed by employing a few, simple […]
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Back in January, we told you Google unleashed the Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta build for a select number of devices including the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player and Nexus C. Surprisingly enough the Nexus 6P was left out of the loop. The new build brought about the extensively requested fingerprint swipe gesture that […]
Recently we told you that luxury brands Montblanc and Tag Heurer launched two new Android Wear 2.0 aimed for premium customers. Now American clothing brand and retailer, Guess has joined the race with an Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch of its own. Actually the smartwatch represents a refreshed version of the previous Guess Connect watch. It […]
Woke up to a dead phone this morning, because my smartphone did something really dumb.
A few nights ago I was away from home and didn’t have my power cord with me, so I had to rely on a battery backup to charge my USB C-based phone for the night. This battery had been stuffed down in the bottom of my backpack for a few days, after having been used to power something else for several hours, [Read More…]
We aren’t even at peak Galaxy S8 leak yet.
The steady flow of Galaxy S8 leaks continues, and while each gives us a little more information about the design of this phone it’s starting to feel a little familiar. We know the phone is going to be extra tall like the LG G6, and whether it’s a good thing or not the bezels on the side of this thing are going to basically not exist.
This latest leak gives [Read More…]
Two completely different phones with very similar outcomes.
I have a problem. See, there are two phones in front of me, and they’re both very good. I’ve literally been switching between them every day to get a sense of their strengths and weaknesses, and have been assiduously noting the differences to get a sense of what a large “phablet” flagship should and shouldn’t do.
These two phones are the Huawei Mate 9, which recently arrived in the [Read More…]
If you own a Tesla, we’re jealous of you. But you’re also in for a treat, as the Android app that controls your car is being updated with a refreshed and quite pretty user interface.
Also added in the update is support for fingerprint authentication, so you can use your fingerprint for unlocking your car. Once inside the app, you can control charging, turn on the climate control, and even summon your vehicle from a garage or parking spot.
If [Read More…]
Plus: Pink BlackBerry is Best BlackBerry, and a USB-C drive you have got to have in your gear bag.
Let’s kick off Monday with the start of a recurring series — Five Things I want you to know going into your week. Maybe they’re newsy. Maybe they’re just cool. Maybe they’ll fill that hole in your Android-loving soul. Or maybe they’ll tempt you with the fruits of Apple’s labor. Or maybe they’ll just be full of forced tech puns. [Read More…]
Other regions to follow for Android 7.0 on HTC’s 2015 flagship.
HTC’s Android 7.0 Nougat update program in Europe hasn’t been running entirely smoothly so far, with the OTA for the HTC 10 being pulled shortly after last week’s launch. Nevertheless, the company is continuing its Nougat rollout, and today Android 7.0 hits the HTC One M9 in mainland Europe, Turkey and South Africa, according to HTC Europe’s Graham Wheeler.
Excited to share that [Read More…]