Huawei is starting to deliver Amazon's Alexa to its Mate 9 handsets. The company announced the digital assistant would arrive on the phone more than two months ago. Now it's beginning to reach units over-the-air. Some of its functionality is initially absent.
Google is working to make sure all Android phones receive faster security updates this year. It is already cooperating with smartphone makers to improve the roll out times for updates, ensuring people have adequate security protections as fast as possible.
Movie rentals on iTunes have finally received a key feature: the ability to watch them on multiple devices. For nine years, Apple has been forcing customers to watch their rented movies on whichever device the rental originated from. That requirement is now gone.
OnePlus 2 owners have been complaining about network drop issues for a while now, and they can finally take a breath. The company has started rolling out a new update to OnePlus 2 owners, which according to the changelog fixes the annoying bug and includes latest Android
Google is making a big change to its main Google app, turning it into an app launcher of sorts. It's adding a wide variety of shortcuts that are joining existing features like search and information cards. The shortcuts include things like weather, translate, and TV shows.
The first developer preview for Android O has been announced and one of the notable changes with this upcoming OS version is that it offers battery saving capabilities. Android O's "background limits" will try to reduce the impact of apps on your battery usage.
Apple has released an app for creating social videos, but it's not accompanied by an actual social network, meaning you can share the videos elsewhere. The 'Clips' app is separate from iOS' camera app. You can capture videos/photos and then edit them.
A custom version of Windows 10 for the Chinese government has been finalized by Microsoft. The company has yet to release details about how this version will differ from the usual Windows 10 OS, but it likely has quite a few security-related changes.
Nintendo at one point considered using a Cyanogen operating system on a mobile game system, according to Kirt McMaster, former CEO of Cyanogen. McMaster said the company was contacted by Nintendo about making an OS for a "certain portable," which wasn't named.
Twitter has come out with a livestreaming API that'll build upon the network's current livestreaming capabilities. The new Periscope Producer API lets broadcasters use professional cameras and editing software for their streams. Videos can be shared from Periscope on Twitter.
Lineage OS, a project that started after the CyanogenMod close its doors, has now announced that they have just passed one million users. The community-driven ROM is the number one choice for OnePlus One handset, while OnePlus 3 and 3T are holding the second spot.
Consumers who are leaving behind their Mac for a Windows 10-based Surface may find a newly released Microsoft tool helpful. The new Mac to Surface Assistant will help you transfer all of your important files to your new computer. It helps you transfer photos and docs.
The latest beta version of Google Maps for Android includes a parking reminder feature that'll help you figure out where you parked. Users can tap a blue dot to save their location. The dot pulls up options for entering notes and saving photos of your parking space.
Apple is exploring multiple augmented reality features that could be included with the next iPhone, reports Bloomberg. The company has "hundreds of engineers" working on AR tech, among which are some individuals from Microsoft's HoloLens team and Facebook's Oculus.
The upcoming major update for Windows 10 platforms is about to start rolling out, well at least for insiders. According to latest information, the Windows 10 Creators Update (Redstone 2) RTM build could start rolling out as soon as this week, as Microsoft wants to test it
Almost every top-tier company have smart digital assistant, except for Samsung. The South Korean tech giant was rumoured to launch its vision of virtual assistant alongside Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, but the Bixby virtual assistant came a few days earlier.
Microsoft is making some changes to its software portfolio. After announcing that Skype will get new platform, Windows 10 new major update, the company has now confirmed that its Translator app won't work on old Windows versions on both PCs and mobile phones.
Indie games have been given a permanent home in the Apple App Store. The company has been promoting indie games through a special "Celebrating Indie Games" hub during the past week. Now it's established a permanent area for them. This should help to increase sales.
The Galaxy Note 5 handset is still waiting for a worthy successor after the Note 7 debacle. Since we are months away from a Galaxy Note 8, Samsung has decided to update the old phablet with a few new features. Shortly after Samsung released Android Nougat update for Galaxy S6 and