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Google is Paying Fossil $40 Million for IP Related to Smartwatch Tech

Google is Paying Fossil $40 Million for IP Related to Smartwatch Tech

Fossil uses Google’s Wear OS as a platform for its smartwatches, but there is other technology baked into the smart devices to help them stand out.

Google’s ‘Project Soli’ is a Radar-Based Motion Sensor to Control Devices Without Touching Them

Google’s ‘Project Soli’ is a Radar-Based Motion Sensor to Control Devices Without Touching Them

What’s next after the touchscreen? Some might say voice commands, but others, like Google, may be heading in another direction.

‘Smart Speaker IQ Test’ Shows That Siri is Getting Better at Answering Questions

‘Smart Speaker IQ Test’ Shows That Siri is Getting Better at Answering Questions

The digital personal assistants out there are already pretty helpful, but the companies behind these services are always working to improve them.

Waze CEO Says the Company Owes Its Success to Apple, Celebrates ‘Tim Cook Day’ Every Year

Waze CEO Says the Company Owes Its Success to Apple, Celebrates ‘Tim Cook Day’ Every Year

Apple has had a bit of a rough go of it when it comes to its Maps app, with a legendarily terrible launch many years ago.

Google Maps for iOS Adds For You Personalized Tab

Google Maps for iOS Adds For You Personalized Tab

Google introduced a new tab within its Maps app on Android not too long ago, billed as a dedicated section to show you updates from the stores and locations you like.

Apple Music is Adding Tablet Support for Android

Apple Music is Adding Tablet Support for Android

While Apple Music might not have a huge subscriber base on Android, they’re certainly out there. And maybe they even have an Android tablet on hand.

‘Google Fi’ Now Works With Apple’s iPhone

‘Google Fi’ Now Works With Apple’s iPhone

Google has had its own MVNO wireless service option for quite awhile now, but its selection of devices has been pretty limited.

You Can Now Use ‘Hey Siri’ to Trigger Google Assistant Using Siri Shortcuts

You Can Now Use ‘Hey Siri’ to Trigger Google Assistant Using Siri Shortcuts

Google has rolled out a new update for the Google Assistant app for iOS which takes advantage of Siri Shortcuts to make it more useful. The update adds a useful new Siri Shortcut support using which one can use Siri to trigger Google Assistant. So yes, you can say “Hey Siri” followed by “Ok Google” to trigger Assistant handsfree on your iPhone.

Google Photos for iOS Now Supports Portrait Depth Effect Editing

Google Photos for iOS Now Supports Portrait Depth Effect Editing

Apple introduced the ability to alter the depth effect in a Portrait mode photo in the iPhone XS lineup, the iPhone XR, and the new iPad Pro family.

Survey Shows Amazon is Dominating Smart Speaker Market; Apple HomePod in the Top 10

Survey Shows Amazon is Dominating Smart Speaker Market; Apple HomePod in the Top 10

There are a lot of smart speaker options out there, with the market getting even more crowded as the days go by. But one thing remains true even as 2018 starts to wind down: Amazon is leading the charge in the home.