"Hey Google" will soon activate Google Assistant on Android handsets

"Hey Google" will soon activate Google Assistant on Android handsets

10 minutes ago   |   Phone Arena

Owners of the Google Home smart speaker use a simple phrase to call on Google Assistant to handle tasks. The virtual personal assistant can control smart appliances inside the...
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A review of the new iPhone 8 Plus, an update to our Darkroom review, and more

A review of the new iPhone 8 Plus, an update to our Darkroom review, and more

54 minutes ago   |   Sweet Setup

Here are the things we published this week. You can also stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter and RSS . Also, we have a weekly email newsletter that sums up all the new...
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How to Improve Fingerprint Scanner Accuracy on Your LG V30

How to Improve Fingerprint Scanner Accuracy on Your LG V30

2 hours ago   |   Wonder How To

While other devices are moving away from fingerprint scanners , for many, a fingerprint scanner provides the best balance between security and speed. Typically, the rear...
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The Apple Store doesn't actually sell many iPhones

The Apple Store doesn't actually sell many iPhones

2 hours ago   |   BGR

Much is made of Apple's retail arm. The company described it as its “biggest product” during the recent iPhone X launch, and it's initiated a revamp of its stores to turn them...
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Pixel 2 XL teardown reveals modular components, not easily repairable

2 hours ago   |   Android Community   |   2 articles

We know you're getting more curious each day about the Pixel 2. It has already made on impression on the Android community as one of the best cameras so far, topping DxoMark...
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Analyzing Z370 for Intel's 8th Generation Coffee Lake: A Quick Look at 50+ Motherboards

3 hours ago   |   Anand Tech

The launch of Intel's new 8 th Generation ‘Coffee Lake' processors for desktops is going to be an interesting one. On one side it redefines Intel's main product stack and its...
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Apple working with AT&T to bring Band 8 LTE to iPhone users in Puerto Rico

3 hours ago   |   iMore   |   4 articles

With a special carrier update, Apple and AT&T are working to bring Band 8 LTE to Puerto Rican iPhone users so they can get service back faster. Peurto Rico is still suffering...
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Friday 5: Reasons you should buy the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL

Friday 5: Reasons you should buy the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL

4 hours ago   |   9to5Google   |   2 articles

When our initial reviews of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL went live earlier this week, it'd be generous to say that some people were unhappy with our findings. Both Ben and I...
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Where Amazon Alexa Is Headed Next

4 hours ago   |   Slate

Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa is everywhere. Or at least it seems like it. This week, she made her debut with high-end wireless speaker-maker Sonos, in the $200 Sonos One...
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Apple invites Upgrade Program members to ‘get a head start on your upgrade to iPhone X'

Apple invites Upgrade Program members to ‘get a head start on your upgrade to iPhone X'

4 hours ago   |   9to5Mac

We're fully expecting the iPhone X pre-order and launch period to be chaotic, and Apple wants its iPhone Upgrade Program members to have the smoothest experience possible. For...
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Apple enabling emergency AT&T LTE in Puerto Rico using Google's Project Loon...

Apple enabling emergency AT&T LTE in Puerto Rico using Google's Project Loon balloons

Apple is working with AT&T and Google parent-company Alphabet to enable emergency LTE in Puerto Rico after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria last month. TechCrunch... Read more ...

Friday 5: Reasons you should buy the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL

Friday 5: Reasons you should buy the Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL

When our initial reviews of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL went live earlier this week, it'd be generous to say that some people were unhappy with our findings. Both Ben and I... Read more ...

Review: The Mobvoi TicHome Mini is a portable, flexible Google Home Mini for...

Review: The Mobvoi TicHome Mini is a portable, flexible Google Home Mini for twice the price

Google Assistant is a powerful tool , but its usefulness depends on the hardware you use it on. You can take Assistant everywhere with your phone or watch, but nothing beats... Read more ...

Google reportedly prepping version of Google Home with a screen

Google reportedly prepping version of Google Home with a screen

Google apparently plans on producing a new Google Home smart speaker with a screen so that users will be able to watch YouTube videos, get directions from Google Maps, browse... Read more ...

Apple developers receive iOS 11.1 beta 4 and watchOS 4.1 beta 4

Apple developers receive iOS 11.1 beta 4 and watchOS 4.1 beta 4

Apple today has pushed out the fourth beta versions of iOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1, both made for developers' eyes only. The public beta versions should be made available soon... Read more ...

TouchArcade Needs Your Help to Survive: Here's All the Ways You Can Support Us

TouchArcade Needs Your Help to Survive: Here's All the Ways You Can Support Us

Two years ago now we launched our Patreon and since then while support from our community has been encouraging, we're still only half way to our goal to get back to firing on... Read more ...

Feature request: Google Photos needs to let you select & save multiple...

Feature request: Google Photos needs to let you select & save multiple images to your phone

When it comes to storing and organizing the thousands of images and selfies taken on smartphones, Google Photos is by far the best option on the market. Not only does it back... Read more ...

Google won't void the warranty on your rooted Pixel 2

Google won't void the warranty on your rooted Pixel 2

While many folks have moved away from the world of rooting due to the improvements of Android as a whole, there is still a rather large community of users who love to root and... Read more ...

Apple's retail chief says Apple Stores won't upsell the iPhone X to customers

Apple's retail chief says Apple Stores won't upsell the iPhone X to customers

Imagine this scenario. You walk into the Apple Store near you sometime in 2018 and the location has a number of Apple iPhone X units running on one of the tables. But you walk... Read more ...

Apple Allowing iPhone Upgrade Program Customers to Get a 'Head Start' on...

Apple Allowing iPhone Upgrade Program Customers to Get a 'Head Start' on iPhone X Upgrade

Starting on Monday, October 23, iPhone Upgrade Program customers will be able to get a "head start" on the iPhone X pre-order process by getting pre-approved for an iPhone... Read more ...