Tag Archive: Saying


Early buzz: What the critics are saying about the LG V40 ThinQ

At an event in New York earlier this week, LG officially took the wraps of its 2nd-half flagship for the year. The LG V40 ThinQ is sure to turn some heads with its five cameras and flagship specs.

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As for those specs, the V40 ThinQ includes a massive 6.4-inch OLED display with a notch at the top. Under the hood, we have the Snapdragon 845 SoC, combined with 6GB of RAM and  [Read More…]

You can now talk to Google Home without saying ‘Hey, Google’ every time

The feature can be enabled in the Google Assistant app.

Google announced a lot of new features for the Assistant during I/O this past May, and today one of the most exciting — Continued Conversations — is widely rolling out to all users.

As it currently stands, you need to say “Ok, Google” or “Hey, Google” each and every time you ask your Google Home a question or issue a command to it. With Continued Conversations, your  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Saying sorry

Some Sunday thoughts from cottage country.

It’s hard to say sorry. Big companies especially need to get better at it. Hell, I’m Canadian and say it all the time and still need to get better at it.

What struck me about this whole Note 7 mess is that Samsung just hasn’t made people feel good enough about its response. It did all the right things — got the phones back en masse, issued new ones quickly,  [Read More…]

Note 7 owner sues Samsung, saying phone exploded in his pocket

Florida resident Jonathan Strobel suffered a “deep second-degree burn, roughly the size of the phone,” his lawyer says.

A Florida man has sued Samsung after his Galaxy Note 7 allegedly exploded in his pocket, causing second-degree burns. Reuters reports that Jonathan Strobel was in Costco store in Palm Beach Gardens on September 9 when the handset caught fire.

He said the phone burned directly through his pants, resulting in severe burns on his right leg. Strobel  [Read More…]

Facebook expands search results to all public posts to make it easier to see what others are saying

Facebook has announced that it is expanding the results that will appear for searches to the more than 2 trillion posts in its index. With this, you’ll be able to quickly and easily find out what others are saying about a certain topic or event.

The Daily Show takes on Google Glass: ‘Do you hear what you’re saying?’

The Daily Show has turned its satirical lens onto Google Glass. Stories of Google Glass Explorers getting attacked, harassed, and expelled from venues are nothing new anymore, though to the average person seeing somebody walking around with Glass, it can be a touch unnerving. As Comedy Central’s The Daily Show is apt to do, they dug into that uncomfortableness with comic results.

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Sprint saying so long to 1-year contracts

Sprint Playbook

Like doing one-year contracts on Sprint? Hope you’re not married to the idea, because starting Oct. 2, they’re history. Kaput. As in, you’re not going to get them anymore. That goes right along with the mobile hotspot changes we brought you last week, and the changes we’ve already seen to the Premier program. Guess it’s just a sign of the times.

Thanks, anon!