Tag Archive: Week


EU’s antitrust regulators expected to set a record fine for Google this week

European Union’s ruling may change the way Google displays its advertisements across the web.

Google has been in a long legal battle in the European Union over its Adsense for Search platform. The “statements of objections” were initially filed last year over Google’s practice of having an unfair advantage in the ad wars by preventing third-party websites and platforms from showing competitor’s ads. Now, the EU’s antitrust regulators are ready to settle on a penalty for the search company.

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Kickstarter of the week : STREAMZ – Voice Controlled Smart Streaming Headphones

I do love a good Kickstarter, who doesn’t right? I dread to think how many hours I’ve lost trawling the ever expanding gadget tech innovations all vying to be the “next big thing”. One thing I am less so enthusiastic about, however, is parting with my hard earned cash, this particular part takes something quite special. […]

Follow iMore for the best WWDC 2017 coverage this week!

See what the other side is doing.

We just had our fun at Google I/O 2017, and now it’s time for Apple to have its turn. WWDC 2017 — the company’s yearly developer conference — is kicking off on June 5, and much like I/O it’s an opportunity for Apple to both show off products and also talk to developers about the future.

Whether you’re seriously interested in what Apple has to show off or just want  [Read More…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Kodi, Google Photos

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make  [Read More…]

Hangouts for Android no longer supports SMS as of this week

Don’t say we didn’t warn you – Google confirmed it was ending SMS support in Hangouts back in March. Now the inevitable has happened, as the company finally pulled out the SMS component out of the Hangouts equation. Still Project Fi subscribers and Google Voice subscribers can still access the feature. As Google is increasingly […]

Amazon’s next Echo, which will make calls, may be announced this week

The next Echo will probably let you talk to someone besides Alexa.

People have been saying that the new Amazon Echo will have a touchscreen and let you make video calls since early 2017. We’ve also seen some very official-looking renders of what is being touted as the next Echo, complete with a big screen, a video camera, and a speaker chamber. Today the Wall Street Journal jumps in and says everything we’ve heard is true. And we might  [Read More…]

Android Nougat incoming next week for the Galaxy S6 Edge on T-Mobile

While Android 7.0 Nougat has been out for a few months, those rocking the Galaxy S6 Edge are still yet to see the update. That is about to change for T-Mobile customers as T-Mobile project manager Des Smith reports the S6 Edge is scheduled to get the update next week. SOFTWARE UPDATE: @TMobile Engineers have approved […]

How the Galaxy S8 is holding up after a week [Roundtable]

See what the AC staff thinks after using the Galaxy S8 for a week.

It’s been a week since the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were released. You’ve read the reviews, watched the videos and no doubt had some thoughts of your own by now. Chances are you came away from it all thinking that this is a pretty great phone.

A week later, and everyone has time to settle down and take a breath or two  [Read More…]

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Flick Launcher, Areo

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ones that are most likely new and haven’t appeared in the top five list more than three times.

1. Privacy Screen Guard & Filter

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Here’s what we’re playing in VR this week!

There’s always something new and interesting to play.

Whether you’re recovering from a Summer Sale hangover or you’re in desperate need of something new to keep your kids distracted while you figure out a good vacation schedule, there’s a lot happening in the VR world right now. New apps and games are being released on an almost daily basis, and keeping up with that is a lot of work.

To lend a hand, we’ve assembled a short  [Read More…]