• 8 iOS, Android Apps To Help Get Your Errands Done

    8 iOS, Android Apps To Help Get Your Errands Done

    They are empowered For IT professionals, like others with demanding jobs, finding the time for the mundane tasks of everyday life can be a challenge.Here are 8 iOS and Android apps created to help you save time on chores and errands so you have more hours in the day.
  • Report: No New Android Wear Watches From Motorola, LG, or Huawei This Year

    Report: No New Android Wear Watches From Motorola, LG, or Huawei This Year

    Been wondering why we haven’t seen new Android Wear smartwatches from the typical players in the game, you know, like Motorola, LG, and Huawei?According to CNET, who spoke with each company, that’s because none of them plan to release a new watch any time soon.
  • Google Taps Pixar, Onion Staff to Give AI Assistant a Sense of Humor

    Google Taps Pixar, Onion Staff to Give AI Assistant a Sense of Humor

    A sense of humor is a distinct feature that sets humans apart from animals.The tech titan is reportedly infusing comedy into its new virtual assistant, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  • DeepMind AI 'Learns' to Navigate London Tube

    DeepMind AI 'Learns' to Navigate London Tube

    DeepMind has introduced a new "computer" that uses memories to answer questions and even navigate the London Underground.The UK-based artificial intelligence firm, owned by Google parent company Alphabet, built a "differentiable neural computer" (DNC), which consults its own memories to acquire and dispense information—much like the human brain.
  • Tech Giants: IoT Security Is Terrible, Here's How to Fix It

    Tech Giants: IoT Security Is Terrible, Here's How to Fix It

    The plan, published on Tuesday by the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group, argues for a major shift in the way device manufacturers approach security.They should be "restrictive instead of permissive," meaning instead of automatically allowing Internet traffic, in some cases without a password or firewall, IoT devices of the future should be inaccessible to inbound connections by default.
  • This Startup Uses AI to Turn Animal-Based Foods Vegan

    This Startup Uses AI to Turn Animal-Based Foods Vegan

    If a Chilean startup has its way, more vegan products could soon wind up on US store shelves with the help of artificial intelligence.Reuters reports that the company has found some success back at home, inking deals to sell its "Not Mayo" product in supermarkets across Chile, and now it's looking towards the US market.
  • Here's What You Googled Most in 2016

    Here's What You Googled Most in 2016

    For better or worse, 2016 was a memorable year, the remnants of which you can reflect on with Google's annual list of the year's most popular searches across the globe, released today.But some trending topics, like Powerball, were "especially unique this year," Google said.
  • Zuckerberg's AI Butler Is a Nirvana Fan

    Zuckerberg's AI Butler Is a Nirvana Fan

    Mainstream personal assistants like Amazon's Alexa apparently aren't good enough for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has spent part of the last year building his own custom robot butler.In a post on Facebook on Monday, he shared the preliminary results of his approximately 100 hours of coding: a real-life Jarvis that uses artificial intelligence to do everything from controlling living room lights to entertaining Zuckerberg's baby daughter, Max.
  • Lenovo Reveals Echo-Like 'Smart Assistant' Gadget

    Lenovo Reveals Echo-Like 'Smart Assistant' Gadget

    LAS VEGAS—Lenovo is jumping into the smart home market here with an Amazon Echo-like speaker known as the Smart Assistant.The gadget actually taps into the Amazon Alexa voice service, and is like "having your own digital assistant at home," Lenovo says, tipping options like checking traffic, ordering things from Amazon, and listening to music.
  • The 3-in-1 Graalphone Is the Weirdest Phone I've Seen at CES

    The 3-in-1 Graalphone Is the Weirdest Phone I've Seen at CES

    The Graalphone is a very small, touch-screen Android smartphone that slides into a "sleeve" with a 7-inch glasses-free 3D screen.The tiny phone would have a Qualcomm processor, while the sleeve would have an Intel Atom and be able to run Windows 10.
  • Hands On: The Slightly Unnecessary But Gorgeous Kodak Ektra Phone

    Hands On: The Slightly Unnecessary But Gorgeous Kodak Ektra Phone

    LAS VEGAS—Kodak isn't making phones, but the new Kodak Ektra smartphone sure looks like a Kodak phone.The Ektra is designed to evoke the feel of a classic camera, said Charlie Henderson, Bullitt's head of lifestyle and peripherals.
  • Get over yourselves! The world can’t handle more tech-hating hippie hermits

    Get over yourselves! The world can’t handle more tech-hating hippie hermits

    His new life is no half-measure.However, he paints a surprisingly attractive picture of a world without tech.
  • Siempo Wants to Be the Phone You Don't Check

    Siempo Wants to Be the Phone You Don't Check

    Enter Siempo, an Android phone that's designed to be a lot less intrusive than rival devices.The idea for Siempo came about when Selva was stuck using a feature phone on a trip to Peru.
  • The ZTE Quartz is the cheapest Android watch you'll want to wear

    The ZTE Quartz is the cheapest Android watch you'll want to wear

    Case in point: The ZTE Quartz, the company’s  first smartwatch with the distinction of being the cheapest to ship with Android Wear 2.The body is IP68-rated, like the LG Watch Sport and the Huawei Watch 2, meaning it can withstand up to 1.
  • Viio Vezzo Smart Mirror

    Viio Vezzo Smart Mirror

    The Viio Vezzo is one of the more interesting smart home devices we've seen recently.But at the end of the day, the Viio Vezzo is a lot of style over substance.
  • BlackBerry's KeyOne proves keyboards aren't dead yet

    BlackBerry's KeyOne proves keyboards aren't dead yet

    The BlackBerry KeyOne runs against the current grain of wafer-thin phones with oversized screens.Speaking of which, there are a lot of pre-installed BlackBerry apps, like WorkSpaces, a Google Drive alternative; the famous BlackBerry Messenger; BlackBerry Hub, which shows all your notifications in one place; Password Keeper, which stores your passwords in one secure location; and more.
  • HTC's U11 is a wonder to behold, but doesn't break the mold

    HTC's U11 is a wonder to behold, but doesn't break the mold

    The HTC U11 is mesmerizing to look at, but lacks a true standout feature.The HTC U11 feels incredibly smooth in the hand, like a pebble — similar to how we felt holding the Galaxy S8.