GOOGLE has admitted that its Google Home and Chromecast devices aren't working properly. Hundreds of gadget fans are complaining about the devices on Twitter and outage tracker Down Detector. A Google Home spokesperson told The Sun: "We're aware of an issue affecting some Google Home and Chromecast users. We’re investigating the issue and working on a solution." One … [Read more...] about Google Home and Chromecast DOWN – gadgets not working in mysterious global outage
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LG’s smartphone division needs a hit, and it put most of its eggs in one basket with the LG G7 ThinQ, which goes on sale today starting at $750 from Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint. The LG G7 is the successor to last year’s LG G6 and the second smartphone to bear LG’s “ThinQ” branding, which was previously reserved for the South Korean … [Read more...] about LG G7 ThinQ review: A great phone with not-so-intelligent AI
Apple is about to release something that people have been clamoring for ever since the first wave of iPhone X leaks last year – a physical home button! What’s more, the new home button add-on will also have Touch ID, which is sure to appease those who dislike Apple’s face unlock tech.Measuring in at 29 mm × 30 mm × 3.9 mm (1.1 in … [Read more...] about Apple unveils iPhone X home button add-on with Touch ID and headphone jack
In theory, wireless connections and cellular networks should live happily in harmony on your iPhone or iPad. Your device uses automatic switching technology to pop you on known Wi-Fi networks and send you back to cellular when you're out of range, and it works great... most of the time. But let's be honest: Wireless networks — especially those that have interstitial … [Read more...] about Wi-Fi not working on your iPhone or iPad? Here’s the fix!
Feature By Daniel Eran Dilger Tuesday, March 06, 2018, 07:43 am PT (10:43 am ET) Imagine turning your home into the bridge of the Star Trek Enterprise, where a disembodied voice deftly answers every question you can ask, and you don't carry an iPhone or iPad anymore. Unfortunately, you also can't unlock your doors, you can't go outside, the brands you like are replaced … [Read more...] about Why Apple’s HomePod targets home entertainment, not a voice-first mobile-free world
It’s certainly exciting to wander the CES show floor, eyes peeled for crazy new technologies that you couldn’t possibly have imagined. What’s more exciting, though — at least for us — are the technologies that aren’t wild concept cars or giant race-ready robots, but products and innovations primed to make an impact on our lives in the … [Read more...] about TVs want to be the center of your smart home, but does that really make sense?
posted on 15 Jan 2018, 09:00 11 1. drifter77 (Posts: 333; Member since: 12 Jun 2015) Steve Jobs would be turning in his grave right now. That man was a visionary and hit the right buttons. After he passed away, the whole scene with Apple has changed for the worst. posted on 15 Jan 2018, 09:13 0 3. afrohoxha (Posts: 142; Member since: 13 Mar 2014) Abomination … [Read more...] about Comments for : The iPhone X home button “dongle” is bizarre: A journey through the strange world of aftermarket Apple accessories
I don’t dislike Apple. I prefer PCs to Macs, but I’ve been a proud iPhone and iPad owner for years. Covering iPhone games was my main beat as a games journalist back in the day, and iOS provides pretty much everything I want from a mobile operating system. However, after watching the iPhone 7 announcement I’m so glad I already upgraded to an iPhone SE, and not … [Read more...] about The best headphones that still work on your iPhone 7
While Apple and Samsung race to be the first company to perfect a fingerprint scanner that resides under a smartphone's display, a Chinese company called Vivo has already done it. Vivo is launching the technology jointly with Qualcomm at Mobile World Congress Shanghai on Wednesday, but Vivo shared key details, images and video exclusively with Mashable prior to the … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Here’s the fingerprint tech that will make home buttons obsolete
The Hogar Milo might not look all that different to a Google Home at first glance. Indeed, it shares much of the same functionality as Google's own smart speaker, since the Milo also responds to your voice commands via Google Assistant. The Milo's not just another third-party Google speaker, though. It's a smart home hub with touch controls. Say the word, and you'll be able to … [Read more...] about Hogar Milo’s smart home recipe: Google plus Zigbee and Z-Wave