Tag Archive: working

Samsung is reportedly working on a Dex-powered monitor called the Dexbook

It doesn’t come with a keyboard, though.

What you need to know Samsung and LG are reportedly working together on a proof-of-concept external screen for phones. Dubbed Dexbook by Samsung, the product will not have a keyboard attached to it. Samsung’s model will have a 10,000mAh battery, while LG’s variant will have a 5,000mAh cell.

Samsung and LG are brewing an interesting, and perhaps ultimately irrelevant, product, according to ETNews. According to the Korean publication, the duo  [Read More…]

Motorola may be working on a Verizon-exclusive flagship called the Edge+

Is Motorola finally making a flagship?

What you need to know New leaks point to a new Motorola phone in the making. Like the RAZR, it’s set to be a Verizon exclusive. It could be one of the new flagships Motorola promised to reveal this year.

Much like the wildly popular and recently resurrected RAZR, Motorola is cooking up yet another Verizon exclusive to go with the likes of its Moto Z4. However, unlike those phones, this  [Read More…]

Samsung is working on integrating Google Duo with its messaging app

The integration may rely on RCS services.

What you need to know Google and Samsung are seemingly collaborating on tighter integration between their apps. A report from South Korea, as well as an examination of the Samsung Messages app, reveals One UI users could soon use Duo video calling from within the SMS app. A partnership with carriers and the use of RCS may even help bypass data charges.

Samsung Messages, RCS, and Google Duo. What happens  [Read More…]

Huawei is working on a cool, new, mint-colored P40 Pro

Huawei’s flagship will also be available in five other colors.

What you need to know Yet another P40 Pro render has popped up this week. It shows a new color option for the phone: mint. The leak comes courtesy of @evleaks, making it quite likely to be accurate.

In the last week alone, we’ve seen three new sets of P40 renders pop up back-to-back, with a new one rearing its head each day. It’s been five days  [Read More…]

Google may be working on as many as three mid-range Pixel 4s, one with 5G

While we thought we’d get just the Pixel 4a in 2020 (with no XL variant), Google may be looking to drown us in a sea of mid-range Pixel phones instead. That’s just as well, given the company’s penchant for using fish names to describe its phones internally. And also because those fishy code names are behind these latest musings about Google’s plans for Pixel this year by XDA Developers.

Buried within the open-source code for Android — called  [Read More…]

Google is working to make it harder for websites to ‘fingerprint’ you

The change will make it harder for ad companies to track individuals online.

What you need to know Google is planning on phasing out user-string agents in the Chrome browser. The change would improve individuals’ privacy by making it harder for ad peddlers to ‘fingerprint’ users online. It would also help solve a variety of compatibility issues experienced by other browsers.

Privacy is all the rage at the Chrome labs these days. Amidst its efforts to do  [Read More…]

iRobot pioneered the robot vacuum, now it’s working on washing your dishes

Folding laundry, washing the dishes, and even grabbing a drink from the fridge could be a thing of the past.

What you need to know iRobot is working on robots with arms that can do more household chores than ever. Products are expected in the next five years and include advanced navigation and object identification via cameras. The first robot with next-generation navigation will debut this year and will mow your lawn for you.

If you own  [Read More…]

Google has 2000 people working to ensure its products are inclusive

The company also focuses on ensuring supplier diversity and more.

What you need to know Google has bolstered its diversity and inclusion efforts with the help of a 2000-strong team of ‘Inclusion Champions.’ The company’s product inclusion team tests products to ensure they work for all kinds of people when they’re released. They also work to consider the needs of underrepresented communities and more.

While almost every virtual assistant sucks when it comes to understanding accents, Google’s  [Read More…]

Google’s working to make package tracking much easier for you

The program is in early access right now.

What you need to know Google is experimenting with a new Package Tracking Early Access Program. It allows the company to show important tracking important from within the search engine. The Early Access program does require courier services to opt-in.

If you appreciate Google’s Assistant’s tidy little reminders of your incoming packages, you’ll be pleased to know that Google is looking to do something similar for its search engine.  [Read More…]

AT&T says it’s working on a patch to fix voicemail issues

The carrier says a “vendor sever problem” is to blame…

What you need to know AT&T has confirmed reports of an ongoing voicemail outage affecting customers, says it will be fixed with a patch. It blamed a “vendor server problem” for the ongoing outage. The company has not provided a timetable for when the problem will be resolved.

AT&T has confirmed that its ongoing voicemail outage will be fixed by an upcoming patch, however it has not  [Read More…]