• Google, Chrysler Tease Android-Based Infotainment System

    Google, Chrysler Tease Android-Based Infotainment System

    Ahead of this week's CES, Fiat Chrysler today teased an infotainment system running Android 7.That customization gives Google and Android Auto a leg up on CarPlay from Apple, which likes to tightly control its products.
  • Hands On With Honor's Magic 'AI Phone'

    Hands On With Honor's Magic 'AI Phone'

    LAS VEGAS—The Honor Magic feels like magic, even before you turn it on.The new "AI phone" from Honor, a division of Huawei, is designed to use cloud services to predict what you want to do.
  • 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.
  • Ford Offers Amazon's Alexa in Cars

    Ford Offers Amazon's Alexa in Cars

    The integration, announced at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, will roll out in two phases.Starting later this month, Echo, Echo Dot, and Amazon Tap owners can remote start, lock or unlock doors, and get vehicle information from the comfort of their home using voice commands.
  • The Best Upcoming Phones of 2017

    There are some phones and ideas, as usual, that we haven't put on this list.You'll notice nothing from Apple.
  • Adobe Experiments With Hands-Free Photo Editing

    Adobe Experiments With Hands-Free Photo Editing

    What if you had an intelligent assistant for photo editing?That's the question Adobe Research posed this week in a new concept video.
  • Interop ITX Annual IT Salary Report

    Base pay for IT professionals has remained flat this year with a median annual salary of $88,000 for staff and $112,000 for management.However, 58% of staff and 62% of managers who responded to our survey say they’re satisfied with their compensation.
  • G Data Internet Security 2017

    G Data Internet Security 2017

    The antivirus protection in this suite is precisely what you get in G Data Antivirus 2017.Like Webroot, Comodo Antivirus 10, and PC Matic, G Data detected 100 percent of the samples in my malware collection.
  • Does Mark Zuckerberg Have Political Aspirations?

    Does Mark Zuckerberg Have Political Aspirations?

    The Facebook CEO recently revealed plans to visit and meet people in 30 states—a move many believe is the start of the entrepreneur's political career.His first stop: Waco, Texas, where Zuck lunched with proud community leaders, heard from young parents, and connected with ministers.
  • Get Smart With Stacey: When Gadgets, Voice Commands Don't Play Nice

    Get Smart With Stacey: When Gadgets, Voice Commands Don't Play Nice

    I have a Google Home connected to both a Hue Bridge and a SmartThings Hub.I have two Hue bulbs connected to the Bridge, individually named "Mike's Light" and "Donna's Light.
  • Flappy Bird Creator Returns With Ninja Spinki Challenges!!

    Flappy Bird Creator Returns With Ninja Spinki Challenges!!

    The name Dong Nguyen may not mean much to you on its own, but when you add "creator of Flappy Bird" you'll remember that game instantly.Launching way back in 2013, Vietnamese artist and programmer Nguyen initially didn't have a hit on his hands.
  • AVG Internet Security - Unlimited (2017)

    AVG Internet Security - Unlimited (2017)

    The cross-platform free AVG Protection is also gone, as is the Windows-only AVG Internet Security.To install AVG protection on a Mac, you go through the same AVG Zen invitation process as you would for Android.
  • 4 Trends In 2017 That Every Developer Needs To Understand

    4 Trends In 2017 That Every Developer Needs To Understand

    Developers need to be ready for the opportunities that quantum computing, big data, and mixed reality might bring to all computing sectors, including commercial computing, in 2017.Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and quantum computing teeter on the brink of mainstream.
  • Amazon Considers Supermarkets Staffed by 3 People

    Amazon Considers Supermarkets Staffed by 3 People

    In December last year, Amazon unveiled its vision of grocery shopping called Amazon Go.According to the New York Post, a two-story store of between 10,000 and 40,000 square feet is under consideration.
  • We Need a Smartphone Version of the Lenovo Yoga Book

    We Need a Smartphone Version of the Lenovo Yoga Book

    Over the Christmas holiday, I started testing the Lenovo Yoga Book— the Android and Windows versions—and found its clamshell laptop-like design to be one of the most innovative I've seen in the past five years.Both sides of the Yoga Book have a screen.
  • Paws for a moment to coddle your kitten with our favorite feline-friendly apps

    Paws for a moment to coddle your kitten with our favorite feline-friendly apps

    Our furry overlords aren’t always easy to amuse, so you might consider installing some apps for cats on your smartphone or tablet.A fish swims around on screen and your cat can paw it to score points.
  • Avast Free Antivirus 2017

    Avast Free Antivirus 2017

    These pages include icons for all the features found in Avast's product line, with a padlock icon for those not available in the free antivirus.Of the antivirus products I track, only Avast, AVG, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 10, and Kaspersky Anti-Virus appear in the results from all five labs.
  • Panda Free Antivirus (2017)

    Panda Free Antivirus (2017)

    Yes, modern versions of Windows come with built-in antivirus protection, but most third-party antivirus software—even free antivirus—is significantly more effective.The free, lightweight, and attractive Panda Free Antivirus is one such utility.
  • Weekly Rewind: AI at our jobs, Toyota’s green revolution, the world’s first flavored bottle

    Weekly Rewind: AI at our jobs, Toyota’s green revolution, the world’s first flavored bottle

    Attendees lined up for RFID implants, speakers demonstrated bionic body parts, grinders exhibited artificial senses, and an entire fashion show put “smart” apparel on display.Incidentally, most of the augmentations were idiosyncratic and wouldn’t make a potential employee more competitive in the future job market.
  • Get Smart With Stacey: Geo-Fencing Your Garage Door

    If you have smart home questions you'd like me to answer, send an email to [email protected] recently just switched from a SmartThings Hub, which I like as a strong second hub to the Wink Hub 2.