Google has officially announced the existence of Family Link, which is an application that parents can use in setting up their child’s first ever Google account, plus take full advantage of several parental controls that not only can monitor screen time, but also establish daily limits, bedtime limits, and select which apps their kid can access.
Home improvement retail giant Lowe’s is beginning to take full advantage of Google’s Tango in mapping its store’s shelves and even the items being displayed on them. The company is now deploying an augmented reality app that tells its customer where to find the exact item they are looking for.
Sure, Microsoft’s Windows is still the most widely used operating system in the face of the planet. But at the rate that Google’s Android mobile operating system is growing, it is only a matter of time before it ousts Windows from its throne. StatCounter certainly believes so, and has the stats to prove it.
Noted leaker Evan Blass has recently served a new leaked image of Samsung’s highly awaited flagship device for this year, the Galaxy S8, and it appears that it is the real deal. Phone makers would normally want to save every last detail before unveiling their best mobile products, but for Samsung, it probably would not mind the extra hype for its latest smartphone offering.
Just this week, Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Google, and Dish Network all revealed their separate plans to acquire or roll out high band spectrum assets that many industry watchers expect will serve as the backbone in providing 5G wireless services.
Progress is not always a bad thing, and should be for the benefit of everyone. But in the age of mobile devices, especially with regards to software updates, it is all but inevitable that some smartphone models will be left behind in getting the latest versions of operating systems.
Vivo took the opportunity to officially introduce a couple of new smartphone offerings -- the V5 Plus and the V5 Lite. Perhaps the most attractive attribute of the more high end V5 Plus is the dual camera configuration on its front side, while the V5 Lite is basically a low end option that belongs to the V5 lineup of handsets.
Google has recently updated its mobile search app, and it has now allowed users to easily separate what things they are interested in, like news, entertainment, and sports, from the things they need in real life, like info on flights or appointment schedules.
Despite the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7, it appears that a vast majority of existing owners of Samsung mobile devices still want to purchase a handset from the South Korean tech giant in the future, at least according to the results of a recent survey conducted by
As stated by Google when it revealed the newest features of Google Allo, its messaging app, it turns out that people only use 3 percent of all emoji existing today. In other words, the remaining 97 percent of all emoji are all but underused.