Nougat starts to make an impact
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 February 2017 12:23

Nougat starts to make an impact


Still low


The latest Android version has finally managed to appear on more than one percent of phones.

Google gets allly in EU antitrust case
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:56

Google gets allly in EU antitrust case


BT intervenes 

While most people are looking the other way while the EU takes Google to the cleaners in its antitrust case, BT is defending the search engine outfit.

Firefox gives up on connected devices
Published in News
Friday, 03 February 2017 11:31

Firefox gives up on connected devices


Lays off 50 people and lays down

Big Cheeses at the Mozzarella Foundation have given up on connected devices and have eliminated the team connected to bring the browser to the internet of things.

Epic games boss slams Windows 10 Cloud plans
Published in Games
Thursday, 02 February 2017 11:59

Epic games boss slams Windows 10 Cloud plans


Calls it Crush Steam Edition

Epic Games founder has slammed Microsoft over its rumoured move to build a version of Windows 10 that can only install apps from the Windows Store.

Voice assistants are a priority in smartphone launches
Published in News

This year, several smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, LG and Xiaomi are expected to introduce new devices that feature better AI-based assistants in an effort to increase overall market share, according to industry reports.

Google about to give Raspberry PI a brain
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:37

Google about to give Raspberry PI a brain


And a few machine learning tools


The Raspberry PI will get AI programming later this year thanks to a cunning Google  plan to bring artificial intelligence and machine learning tools the board later this year.

Google may sell off its satellite imaging division
Published in News


Planet Labs is a potential fit


According to the latest reports from The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, there is an effort underway by Alphabet Inc. to slash some of its long-term projects and R&D divisions, including Google’s own satellite imaging unit.

Android Wear 2.0 update may arrive on February 9th
Published in Wearables


Along with two new LG flagship smartwatches


Google’s software platform for wearables may be receiving its first major update on February 9th, according to the latest information from at least one known reliable Twitter source who does his job fairly well.

Chrome cops some FLAC
Published in News
Monday, 16 January 2017 14:15

Chrome cops some FLAC


In a good way


Google has begun adding FLAC support to Chrome, and it should be rolling out to the great unwashed very soon.

The bezel will be a celeb death this year
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 January 2017 15:24

The bezel will be a celeb death this year


Living on the edge


This year we will see the end of the bezel, or at least phones with very slim ones.