Tag Archive: Making


Amazon’s making a wearable to detect your emotional state

The wrist-worn device would determine your emotions to make helpful suggestions and sell you products.

What you need to know The patent shows the wrist-worn device would be used to determine your emotional state. Amazon would use the information to suggest products or provide other helpful suggestions. The product is currently in some form of beta testing but it may never be released.

Have you ever wished your Alexa speaker would realize when you’re feeling down so  [Read More…]

Samsung’s making a smaller Galaxy Home before launching the first one

There’s no word on its features, price, or release date.

What you need to know An FCC filing has revealed a new smart speaker Samsung’s working on. It’s likely a smaller version of the unreleased Galaxy Home. The normal Galaxy Home should launch in the first half of this year.

In August 2018, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Home at its Galaxy Note 9 launch event. The smart speaker has yet to be released all these months later,  [Read More…]

Amazon is working on making one-day shipping the default for Prime members

One-day Prime shipping is coming as the default but not anytime soon.

If you’re an Amazon Prime subscriber, you’ve undoubtedly enjoyed the benefits of free two-day shipping, and it’s most likely the reason you even subscribe. Well, the good news is Amazon is looking to make shipping even better by cutting shipping time in half for Prime subscribers.

At the recent 2019 first-quarter earnings call, Amazon announced it is looking to make one-day shipments the default for  [Read More…]

Google is making it easier than ever to get cricket updates via Assistant

You’ll be able to get a summary of the day’s cricketing action just by asking Google Assistant.

The IPL season is in full swing in India, and Google is introducing new capabilities to Google Assistant to make it easier for fans to follow all the action. You’ll be able to get a summary of the day’s matches by asking Assistant on your phone or Google Home to “Play news from ESPNcricinfo.”

You’ll get updates not only on  [Read More…]

Google seems to be making a 10-inch Smart Display w/ a built-in Nest camera

It’s called the “Nest Hub Max.”

The Google Home Hub, Google’s first and only Smart Display, is one of my favorite gadgets of last year. According to an odd leak on the Google Store, it looks like we could soon be getting a successor to it.

Spotted by Android Police, a page on the official Google Store website mentions a product that’s yet to be announced — the Nest Hub Max. The name is outed on a  [Read More…]

This coupon takes $24 off Aukey’s compact Bluetooth speaker, making it $6

This code takes this portable speaker down to its best ever price.

Aukey’s Portable Bluetooth Speaker is available for just $ 6 at Amazon when you enter the coupon code 8HL9WACC during checkout. That code knocks a huge $ 23.99 off the current price there and takes the speaker down its lowest ever price. At $ 6 it’s actually $ 15 less than its lifetime average price.

This speaker can wirelessly stream music from up to 33  [Read More…]

Essential is reportedly making a phone based primarily on voice commands

Development of the Essential Home has also apparently been put on hold.

The future of Essential has been something of a mystery for the last few months, but thanks to a report from Bloomberg, we now have new details on the company’s latest project that should hopefully give it a new lease on life.

Although the Essential Phone 2 is dead, it’s reported that Andy Rubin and his team at Essential are developing a new type of  [Read More…]

Sprint and LG are making the first 5G-capable phone in the U.S.

5G is coming sooner than you think.

Motorola may have already shown off a 5G Moto Mod for its new Moto Z3, but that accessory isn’t due to be released until early 2019 — and even then, it’s just an add-on that attaches to the back of your phone. Another device to purchase, another device to keep charged, and another device to carry with you at all times.

For 5G to really start taking off, we’re going to  [Read More…]

Android P Beta 4 ‘release candidate’ now available for Pixels, making way for public launch soon

As we close in on the official build, this is the best (and most stable) time to check out the pre-release software.

Google has just released the fourth beta of Android P to developers and enthusiasts, marking the final release before the final is officially unveiled as a public release. Android P Beta 4 isn’t designed to offer much change over Beta 3, as any substantial change now would likely just be held for the public release.  [Read More…]

Google’s making it easier to understand and manage user data it collects

These changes will go into effect May 25.

Over the past couple weeks, you’ve likely gotten emails from a number of website and apps you use regarding updates to their privacy policies. Europe will soon launch its new General Data Protection Regulation (aka the GDPR) to give people more rights over their online data, and Google recently shared all of the steps it’s taken to ensure it complies with the new law.

First and foremost, Google’s updating  [Read More…]