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Google keeps improving Apple"s Live Photos

Apple's Live Photos are a neat trick when done well, but in practice they tend to be a wobbly mess. Last year, Google showed off a much more elegant solution with it's Motion Stills app for iOS, which converted shaky Live Photos to.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetMar 16th, 2017

Google unveils full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound

Google announced last year that it was bringing Android apps to Chromebooks, but since then few Chromebooks have seen the feature. Now, however, we have a full list of Chromebooks planned to get Android app support. The post Google unveils full list.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 min. ago

Apple may launch a person-to-person payment service this year

Mobile payments are nothing new, but Apple may try its hand on a service that takes a note from Venmo. Mobile payments are nothing new, with the likes of Apple, Samsung, and even LG putting their own spin on phone-based wallets, but Apple may h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News26 min. ago

Ars Technica Live: Why it’s important to defend hackers, even the not nice ones

Lawyer Mark Jaffe has represented weev, Matthew Keys, and Deric Lostutter. Ars Live #12, filmed by Chris Schodt and produced by Jennifer Hahn. (video link)On June 13, 2017, Mark Jaffe is set to appear before the 9th US Circuit Court of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

Acer"s new gaming laptop is the anti-MacBook Pro

Aggressive, sharp-cornered gaming laptops are back in style. While most PC makers have been content with chasing Apple with sleek laptops that sport unibody builds, soft corners, and minimalist designs, PC maker Acer is going in the opposite directio.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Apple Is In Talks To Launch Its Own Venmo

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Recode: The company has recently held discussions with payments industry partners about introducing its own Venmo competitor, according to multiple sources familiar with the talks. The service would allow iPho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Smartphone shipments are still on the rise, says IDC

Samsung topped Apple for the title of "world's largest smartphone vendor" during the first quarter, according to IDC's latest data......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Snapchat will no longer show a white border around old Memories

 Snapchat will no longer show that annoying white border around old photos that you share from Memories. Previously, if you shared a photo from Memories that was more than 24 hours old it would have a white border around the image. While Snapch.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Google brings ‘Hamilton’ experiences to students in the theater and virtual reality

 Yesterday, Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, gave 5,000 high school students across the country a chance to see the smash hit Hamilton: An American Musical. All of this was possible thanks to an $800,000 grant from the company whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Chrome Will Start Marking HTTP Sites In Incognito Mode As Non-Secure In October

Reader Krystalo writes: Google today announced the second step in its plan to mark all HTTP sites as non-secure in Chrome. Starting in October 2017, Chrome will mark HTTP sites with entered data and HTTP sites in Incognito mode as non-secure. With th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Google Loses Top Hardware Executive

randomErr writes: David Foster, who joined Alphabet Inc.'s Google in October as part of its aggressive hardware effort, has left the company. As the vice president of hardware product development he worked on the launch of the Pixel smartphone and Ho.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

FalseGuide malware injects unwanted ads, could have infected 2 million phones

A malware called FalseGuide has been discovered on the Google Play Store, and experts warn that it could have infected 1.8 million phones. The malware is basically disguised as a legitimate app, but then injects ads on your phone. The post FalseGuide.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Logitech K780 review

Want swift, efficient switching between multiple Windows, Android, Chrome, and Apple devices? Then check out Logitech’s K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard, a single set of keys for all the electronics in your life. The post Logitech K780 review ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Google announces its full list of Chromebooks with Android apps inbound

Google announced last year that it was bringing Android apps to Chromebooks, but since then few Chromebooks have seen the feature. Now, however, we have a full list of Chromebooks planned to get Android app support. The post Google announces its full.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job

Chloe Bridgewater is only 7 years old but she's already getting paid to test products for a computer company.  Her new side hustle comes only a few months after she wrote a letter asking "Google boss" Sundar Pichai for a future job in tech. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Google makes it easier for Assistant to come to any device

Reaching beyond Google Home and smartphones, developers can now bring the digital helper to any device they create. Google Assistant can help with a lot of things, but since Google's digital helper is limited to only certain types of devic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Hi-Power Cycles gives the Revolution M ebike a substantial revamp

Hi-Power Cycles has unveiled an upgraded version of its Revolution M flagship ebike, increasing its range substantially, improving its handling on trails, and cutting 10 pounds of weight. The post Hi-Power Cycles gives the Revolution M ebike a substa.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

FalseGuide Android malware could have infected almost 2 million devices

A malware called FalseGuide has been discovered on the Google Play Store, and experts warn that it could have infected 1.8 million phones. The malware is basically disguised as a legitimate app, but then injects ads on your phone. The post FalseGuide.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

Battlefield 1 Spring Update Adds Platoons, Weapons, More

Platoons, more ribbons system, and a new feature to make Medics' jobs easier arrive in Battlefield 1. The Spring Update for Battlefield 1 is now live, bringing with it Platoons, server administration features, and four new weapon variants, amon.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Injustice 2 Mobile Pre-Registration Now Open

Catwoman is available as an exclusive playable character for people who pre-register for Injustice 2 on mobile. The pre-registration for the mobile version of Injustice 2 has just gone live. Sign up with your email address at mobile.injustice.c.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Google Specifies Dates for Last Pixel and Nexus Security Patches

In mid-2016, Google provided specific timeframes for when Nexus devices would stop receiving new Android version updates. Today, Google is back to update us again, but this time, for when security updates will specifically cease for all current Nexus.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago