Android

Google’s smart, cloud-based whiteboard is now available in the US

You can now purchase Google’s Jamboard for $4,999, and that’s excluding the rolling stand, annual management fee, and G Suite subscription fee. Google Jamboard is a big 55-inch 4K whiteboard due in 2017 October 25, 2016 Google’s Jamboard, which was announced last year, is the search giant’s answer to Microsoft’s Surface Hub. The 55-inch 4K touchscreen lets you access cloud-based ...

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The LG X Venture is a tough, affordable Android phone with a big battery

You might’ve seen a leaked image earlier today of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 Active for AT&T, but the carrier is also launching a ruggedized smartphone for customers on a tight budget. The LG X Venture is an Android 7.0 Nougat device with IP68 dust and water resistance, and the company claims the phone has passed 14 different MIL-STD 810G tests, ...

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3D-Printed Galaxy Note 8 With Dual Camera Setup Leaks Online

A 3D-printed model of what’s said to be the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 appeared on Chinese social media website Weibo earlier today. The source leaked three real-life images of the model and also shared an alleged press render of the device in what looks like Coral Blue. One of the images depicting the black 3D-printed model of the Galaxy Note 8 ...

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a brief look at the company’s innovation

The Taiwanese electronics company is celebrating its 20th birthday this week and has released a video, showcasing 20 years of its brilliance. HTC U 11 hands-on: HTC’s true 2017 flagship 4 days ago HTC just released the all-new U11, bringing the highest DxOMark rated camera and a unique squeezable shortcut feature. In fact, HTC hasn’t always been that “struggling Taiwanese ...

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Google made a site that shows how millions of people draw the same object

Back in November, Google released artificial intelligence experiment that asks you to draw a random object and see if the neural network can identify your doodle. Quick, Draw! was eventually turned into a tool that transformed drawings into clip art based on the best results it got, helping people add a visual icon to their work without requiring any particular ...

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The rise of the Android-powered car

Google’s thesis to the automotive industry came packaged in a red glinting Maserati Ghibli. The luxury sedan, parked outside last year’s Google I/O developer conference, might have looked like just another sports car — a ubiquitous sight in Silicon Valley. But what was inside captured the interest of automakers. And now, some automakers are buying into what they found, despite ...

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Uber dodges a bullet in latest ruling from self-driving car lawsuit — for now

A federal judge has rejected Waymo’s request to prevent Uber from using allegedly stolen self-driving technology, which is sure to come as a relief to the embattled ride-hailing company. Under the ruling, Uber can continue to operate its fleet of autonomous cars on public roads in Pennsylvania, Arizona, and California, but it still faces a criminal case ahead about allegations ...

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Google is beefing up its web app review process to prevent another phishing attack

Google is making its web application requirements more stringent after a phishing attack tricked lots of Gmail users this past week. The changes mean Google is altering its app publishing process, how it assesses risk, and the look of its user-facing consent page. Users really won’t be affected, at least as far as how they use the email service and ...

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Google just acquired one of the most successful VR game studios

Google announced today that it’s acquiring Owlchemy Labs, the VR-focused studio that created Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality. Owlchemy will keep releasing VR games for multiple platforms, but with backing from Google — similar to Tilt Brush studio Skillman & Hackett, which Google acquired in 2015. “We have a slate of original games that we have in ...

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Android 7.0 Nougat could arrive August 5

Android 7.0 Nougat may launch at the end of the work week. Google Google may launch Android 7.0 Nougat as soon as Friday. This particular prediction came from known and generally reliable leaker Evan Blass, aka @evleaks, in a tweet on Saturday. “Android 7.0 releases next month, with the 8/5 security patch,” Blass said in the tweet. Assuming Blass is ...

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