Samsung Galaxy S8 First Impressions: That Screen, You Guys

April 18th, 2017 Android, Smartphones, Technology
Samsung Galaxy S8 First Impressions: That Screen, You Guys

There’s a lot of software inside Samsung’s new smartphone. But the real story, for once, is the thing itself. The post Samsung Galaxy S8 First Impressions: That Screen, You Guys appeared first on WIRED.

Samsung Galaxy S8 begins era of better Bluetooth – CNET

March 31st, 2017 Android, Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Smartphones

Bluetooth 5 short-range networks send data twice as fast or four times as far. Samsung’s new flagship phone is the first to support it.

Android O, Google’s Next OS, Is Coming to Save Your Phone’s Battery

March 21st, 2017 Android, Technology
Android O, Google’s Next OS, Is Coming to Save Your Phone’s Battery

Google just provided the first peek at the new Android that arrives later this year. The post Android O, Google’s Next OS, Is Coming to Save Your Phone’s Battery appeared first on WIRED.

Google’s Family Link unlocks Android for kids – CNET

March 15th, 2017 Android, Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Smartphones

Its newest app for Android gives parents a peek at their children’s online activities while giving millions of kids 12 and under access to Google services.

Motorola’s Killer Cheap Phones Just Keep Getting Better

February 26th, 2017 Android, Smartphones, Technology
Motorola’s Killer Cheap Phones Just Keep Getting Better

The G5 and G5 Plus make a compelling case for continuing Motorola’s tradition of making Android phones that you can’t believe are this cheap. The post Motorola’s Killer Cheap Phones Just Keep Getting Better appeared first on WIRED.

Android Can’t Compete With iMessage. Google Is Changing That

February 24th, 2017 Android, Technology
Android Can’t Compete With iMessage. Google Is Changing That

Google has been working with hundreds of carriers around the world to bring the text message into the 21st century. The post Android Can’t Compete With iMessage. Google Is Changing That appeared first on WIRED.

Review: LG Watch Style and Sport

February 8th, 2017 Android, Technology
Review: LG Watch Style and Sport

To coincide with the new software launch, Google worked with LG to make two new smartwatches, the Watch Sport and Watch Style. The post Review: LG Watch Style and Sport appeared first on WIRED.

Android Wear 2.0 Has Landed—Here Are All the New Features

February 8th, 2017 Android, Technology
Android Wear 2.0 Has Landed—Here Are All the New Features

With Wear 2.0, Google is sharpening its vision for wrist-worn wearables. The post Android Wear 2.0 Has Landed—Here Are All the New Features appeared first on WIRED.

HTC U Ultra Is a Phone for Teens, or Something Like That

January 12th, 2017 Android, Smartphones, Technology
HTC U Ultra Is a Phone for Teens, or Something Like That

Meet the phone that’s just for you. Just for u. Just for #u. The post HTC U Ultra Is a Phone for Teens, or Something Like That appeared first on WIRED.

Want a Peek at the Future of Laptops? Check Out Samsung’s New Chromebooks

January 5th, 2017 Android, Technology
Want a Peek at the Future of Laptops? Check Out Samsung’s New Chromebooks

The Chromebook Plus and Pro are all work and all play, all laptop and all tablet. The post Want a Peek at the Future of Laptops? Check Out Samsung’s New Chromebooks appeared first on WIRED.

​Google app becomes a destination, not just a search tool – CNET

December 6th, 2016 Android, Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Smartphones

An update shows the net giant wants you to rely on its mobile app to gather and present all kinds of information Google expects will be useful.

Review: Google Daydream View

November 10th, 2016 Android, Gaming, Technology
Review: Google Daydream View

Powered by the Pixel, the first mobile headset of Google’s new VR platform gives surprising comfort for very little cost. The post Review: Google Daydream View appeared first on WIRED.

​Adobe Lightroom for Android makes it easier to dump your PC – CNET

November 9th, 2016 Android, Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Smartphones

A new feature, the ability to edit raw photos, makes tablets and phones a more powerful option for Adobe’s software for editing and cataloging photos.

​Google uses AI to help you find that obscure Android app – CNET

November 9th, 2016 Android, Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Smartphones

A neural network — and a human touch — help Google figure out which apps belong in which categories.

Huawei’s Newest Supersized Phone Comes in a $1,500 Porsche Design Version

November 4th, 2016 Android, Technology
Huawei’s Newest Supersized Phone Comes in a $1,500 Porsche Design Version

The Mate 9 is a massive handset that comes in two different variations with slightly different specs and very different prices. The post Huawei’s Newest Supersized Phone Comes in a $1,500 Porsche Design Version appeared first on WIRED.

How IoT is fixing America’s sleep problem

November 2nd, 2016 Android, General Interest

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Wake up, America, We have a sleep problem. More than 68% of Americans report having trouble sleeping at least once a week, and many people believe that technology plays a major role in keeping them awake, but can it actually help you get a better night’s sleep? After all, the Internet of Things already helps… Read more »

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Can the smartwatch market recover from big declines?

November 1st, 2016 Android, General Interest

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A recent research report revealed major declines in the global smartwatch market, raising fears that these wearables are continuing their downward spiral. In the report, research firm International Data Corp. (IDC) found that the worldwide smartwatch market saw significant declines from last year. IDC found that volumes of shipped smartwatches fell nearly 52% in the third… Read more »

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Xiaomi’s Bezel-Free Mi MIX Phone Is Beautifully Bonkers

October 25th, 2016 Android, Technology
Xiaomi’s Bezel-Free Mi MIX Phone Is Beautifully Bonkers

This gorgeous phone, designed by Philippe Starck, ditches bezels and wraps its 6.4-inch screen in a ceramic case. The post Xiaomi’s Bezel-Free Mi MIX Phone Is Beautifully Bonkers appeared first on WIRED.

How to Switch to Android Without Missing iMessage

October 25th, 2016 Android, Technology
How to Switch to Android Without Missing iMessage

You can’t replace everything about Messages when you get a new phone. But you can get pretty close. The post How to Switch to Android Without Missing iMessage appeared first on WIRED.

​How Google’s Pixel phone builds a better photo – CNET

October 20th, 2016 Android, Cell Phones, Mobile Phones, Smartphones

The new Android phone blends multiple shots into one to generate photos that look more like what your own eyes see.