If you don't live in Canada, you may be surprised to learn that Google Home has not been available for our northern neighbors. Starting today, Google Home is finally available in Canada.
A dash cam is a camera that sits on the dashboard of your car and constantly records video. Since every Android phone has a camera, you already have a dash cam just waiting to be set up.
For anyone following the startup tech scene, Silicon Valley is by far one of HBO’s best comedy shows dealing with “tech culture” in the California. Fans of the show are being greeted with a new app from developer “SeeFood...
Earlier in this season of HBO’s Silicon Valley, Erlich and Jian-Yang of the fictional SeeFood startup launched an app that could identify hot dogs. Put a hot dog in front of it, and it’ll say “hotdog!” Put something else, like a shoe...
By: Noel Murray
Silicon Valley ended its fourth season on Sunday after a string of episodes that even some of the HBO comedy’s most devoted fans have found a bit too cynical. For three years, brilliant programmer and Pied Piper company founder Richard Hendricks...
Remember Google Talk? It was also known as GChat back in the day. Well, it's officially dead.
Today marks the official end of Google Talk, or Gchat. As Google warned earlier this year, the company is making anyone still on the older messaging platform transition to Hangouts today. Gchat debuted in 2005, and was followed in 2013 by Hangouts....
Google Talk, also known as Gchat, has officially been put out to pasture and replaced with Hangouts. The tech giant has been threatening to do so since March, so you've only yourself to blame for holding on to an internet messaging services...
HMD Global has announced the mid-range Nokia 6 will be headed to the US next month via Amazon. It will retail for $229 and runs stock Android with no bloatware to deal with.
Like so many European acts that tried to make it big in the US, Nokia never really managed to crack the market in its original form. But HMD Global, the company that produces smartphones using the Nokia brand, is hoping that will change with the...
A new rumor claims that the Moto X4 won't be announced on June 30th due to supply issues regarding the Snapdragon 660 processor from Qualcomm.
Fitbit has been one of the largest wearable makers, launching their first device back in 2009. Samsung hasn't been doing it as long, but they just passed Fitbit in market share.
Amazon's latest deal for the Amazon Echo is great. At $130, this $50 discount is perhaps the best we've seen since launch.
By: Barb Darrow
Discount brings Echo price in line with Google Home.
By: Chaim Gartenberg
Amazon is running a sale on the popular Echo speaker that cuts the price to $129.99, or $50 off the usual $179.99, which makes it the best deal we’ve seen on the full-size Echo this year. So, if you’ve been thinking about picking up an Amazon...
A new series of leaks give us an idea of what the specs for the Pixel 2 lineup will bring, along with some design cues.
Instagram is testing a new Favorites feature inside the app that will let users share posts and stories only to a specific group of friends.
By: Lynn La
Not everything on Instagram is worth sharing to the world.
A new rumor suggests the LG V30 might feature a glass back in order to support wireless charging.
The HTC U11 is said to have one of the best cameras on the market. We decided to put that to the test, pitting the phone against the Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel, and the iPhone 7.
Previous leaks showed slim bezels, like on the Galaxy S8. But this seems to suggest the bezels could be even smaller.
The Archeer 25W Bluetooth Speaker is one of the best options regardless of price, as it offers great sound and a great design which is perfect for almost any situation.
A new TENAA filing shows that the OnePlus 5 may be released with a new Gold color option, although there's no timetable as to when this would happen.
HTC is expanding functionality of the Edge Sense feature on the HTC U11. Today they showed off some new abilities that are coming in a future update to the app.
By: Chris Welch
HTC today released a video of some new features coming to Edge Sense, the headlining, squeeze-your-phone-to-do-something feature of its U11 smartphone. The examples shown include Google Maps (which automatically zooms in when you squeeze), Google...
Every week, hundreds of Android apps and games are submitted to the Play Store. If you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff.
A new report suggests the Galaxy Note 8 will launch in late September and could retail for over $900. The phone will be Samsung's first with a dual camera setup on the back.
YouTube has announced that their TV service is now available in 10 new markets, including Dallas, Washington DC, Atlanta, and more.
By: Sarah Perez
YouTube TV, Google’s $35 per month streaming service aimed at a younger demographic of cord cutters and cord-nevers, is expanding to ten more markets, the company announced this week at VidCon. The service had initially launched in April ...
By: Micah Singleton
YouTube TV will expand to 10 more cities across the US, the company announced yesterday. The OTT service will expand to Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit, Houston, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Orlando-Daytona...
Google's Daydream VR division and YouTube have teamed up to announced VR180, a new more limited VR format for videos. VR180 videos are meant to be easier to create and easier to watch in high definition.
OnePlus has responded to recent criticism regarding benchmark tests and confirms that the software is slightly altered to perform higher, but states that the OnePlus 5 is not overclocked during these tests.
Emoji 5.0 is now official which means we have the final list of 56 new emoji coming soon to your Android device. Now we just have to play the waiting game...
Niantic is making yet another effort to curb cheating in Pokemon GO, this time by blacklisting illegally caught Pokemon from being placed inside gyms. It's about freaking time.
According to a user on Reddit, the OnePlus 5's 2x Optical Zoom is not quite what they said. Carl Pei clarified that the optical zoom is only 1.6x. The remaining 0.4x is from the SmartCapture software.
Android 8.0 Oreo has always been a longshot for the name of the next major version of Android. But what about Android 8.0: Oatmeal Cookie? It seems that could be Google's plan.
Android Lollipop users can now access the Google Now panel through Nova Launcher after the Nova Google Companion application was recently updated.
If you're a die-hard music lover and audiophile, we have another idea to put that old phone to good use. Use it as an offline music player!
By: Gordon Gottsegen
Samsung's Galaxy Folder 2 appeals to nostalgia -- and it's working.
Join us as we talk about some simple things you can do to make your Android phone feel like new!
Flagship smartphone battery life has been stagnating since 2013. We take a look at the mAh capacity of major flagships and the step backwards some of them are taking.
Virgin Mobile has announced a pretty bold (or crazy, depending on how you look at it) change in their business model: they want to sell nothing but iPhones.
OnePlus has a history of cheating on benchmarks, and despite saying specs aren't important, they're doing it again on the OnePlus 5. They were caught doing it with the OnePlus 3T, but apparently, they didn't learn their lesson.
A new render of the Moto G5S Plus has been leaked which shows off a similar design, while also confirming the device to feature a dual camera setup.
Google Glass receives software update XE23 -- 3 years after its last update. The new firmware introduces pairing with Bluetooth input devices, so you can type using a physical keyboard.
By: Sarah Buhr
Dust off your Google Glasses, those who still have them, the $1500 face computer is back in the spotlight today with a few updates. Today, in its first update since September 2014, Google Glass just got a “MyGlass” companion app...
HTC made the hardware for Google, but HTC also has a shiny new phone of their own. A Japanese website discovered what could be references to the Pixel 2 in the HTC U11 system files.
Snapchat has released a new feature called 'Snap Map' which lets you look at different Snaps from various places across the globe.
Folks who signed up for the Bixby Voice beta should be on the lookout for an update to hit their phone starting today.
A time lapse is basically just a long video sped up into a shorter video, but that's not the way you should do it. Time lapse apps will record short clips in intervals and stitch them together.
A new report claims that the LG V30 will be unveiled at IFA 2017, which follows previous reports and rumors. The report also suggests a price tag of around $700 for the device.
Like the look of the official OnePlus 5 wallpapers from yesterday's presentation? The artist has made them available for free on his website in 2K and 4K.
A new update is coming to the Amazon Echo family which will change the LED color whenever receiving a phone call or text message.
The first device is a WiFi scale called Nokia Body (formerly Withings Body). The scale tracks only your weight. The next device is the Nokia BPM+. This is a portable blood pressure monitor.
Firefox Focus is a new Android web browser built around privacy and ad blocking. Made by the folks at Mozilla, it's perfect for folks who don't want to be tracked online or otherwise leave any trace of their web browsing activities.
Google announced today that they're officially killing off Android Market support for any devices still running Android 2.1 Eclair.
Twitter eventually rolled out "Night Mode," but the sunset feature wasn't included. Until now. The feature has been in testing since April, but now it's available for beta users.
We've been playing around with the HTC U11, putting the camera's 12MP sensor through its paces. Is it really the best smartphone shooter to date? See and judge for yourself.
OnePlus jumped from 3 to 5, so does that mean this is a major upgrade? Did OnePlus do enough to get people to upgrade to the OnePlus 5?
Google and Project Fi have introduced a new feature called Group Repay which makes it easier for account owners to request money from others on the plan.
By: David Carnoy
With "group repay" you can easily--and fairly--split a Project Fi group plan among several people
It's not much fun to split up a wireless family plan, especially if you're not splitting it evenly. How much do your kids owe if they're only paying some of their bill? What about that roommate who always uses too much data and drives ...
By: Dani Deahl
Google’s wireless service Project Fi is best known for keeping things simple for subscribers with flat usage rates, and today, it unveiled a new tool to streamline group plan payments. Called Group Repay, each group plan member’s portion of the...
By: Frederic Lardinois
Every carrier offers group plans that allow you to share your wireless plan with multiple friends, family members or, if you are so inclined, random strangers. That means you’re only getting a single bill for all of these people, though, ...
By: Amanda Kooser
Let your restless fingers do the walking over to Google's search page, where a virtual fidget spinner appears when you use the right keyword.