• Google Home Earns Top Marks for DIY Repairs

    Google Home Earns Top Marks for DIY Repairs

    Unveiled during May's I/O developer conference, Google Home streams video and audio between Cast-enabled gadgets, letting you play music, search the Web, or control smart home devices.05-pound Google Home comes in white, with magnetic, swappable bases available in different colors and materials.
  • Facebook Chat 'Rooms' Return in Messenger

    Facebook Chat 'Rooms' Return in Messenger

    Going forward, those in Australia and Canada will have access to Rooms inside Facebook Messenger.But social-networking app Room, which claimed to be the "first mobile application that enables you to create and join mini private" chat rooms, accused Facebook of stealing its idea.
  • Twitter Extends 'Mute' Option to Notifications

    Twitter Extends 'Mute' Option to Notifications

    First, it will extend the "mute" feature it rolled out in 2014 to notifications.Folks can block keywords, phrases, and entire conversations from reaching their notification tab, similar to the way Instagram lets users ban specific words in their comments section.
  • Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Facetune 2 App Debuts Live Face Editing

    Already the top paid photo-editing app in the App Store, Facetune lets you not only fix obvious issues like blemishes and flash-reddened eyes, but also whiten teeth and reshape heads.The company behind Facetune, Lightricks, also makes Enlight (an Apple Best of 2016 award runner-up), an all-around mobile photo editor with Photoshop-like layer capabilities.
  • AT&T Launches First US 5G Business Trial

    AT&T Launches First US 5G Business Trial

    AT&T has launched the first US 5G business customer trial using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.Together, they will test Internet access, VPN, Unified Communications applications, and 4K video streams; the trial also showcases the potential of 5G VoIP over the 15GHz and 28GHz spectrum bands, and promises to hit transfer speeds as high as 14.
  • Supreme Court Hands Samsung Patent Victory Over Apple

    Supreme Court Hands Samsung Patent Victory Over Apple

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday overruled an earlier court decision that would have required Samsung to pay Apple $399 million for damages related to smartphone patent infringement.The decision is a significant reversal of fortunes for Apple, which was initially awarded north of $1 billion, before seeing its damages eroded to $548 million and finally to just under $400 million with successive appeals by Samsung's lawyers.
  • Sleep Number it bed

    Sleep Number it bed

    You can track sleep with a number of fitness trackers and smartwatches, but Sleep Number is getting right to the heart of the matter—your bed.The company's it bed features built-in sensors to monitor sleep quality, which you can view on an accompanying app.
  • Skype Mingo Aims to Be 'Your Ultimate Communications Hub'

    Skype Mingo Aims to Be 'Your Ultimate Communications Hub'

    Called Skype Mingo, it's available in alpha form to Android users through the Google Play Store.The experimental service—"your ultimate communications hub"—builds on existing Skype features, such as Internet video and voice calls, to provide native calling, contacts management, and SMS.
  • Watch Tesla Autopilot Predict a Crash Seconds Before it Happens

    Watch Tesla Autopilot Predict a Crash Seconds Before it Happens

    When that happens, drivers will be able to sit back, relax, and concentrate on something other than driving their car.The fault here lies with the red car directly in front of the Tesla.
  • LG Stylo 2 Plus

    LG Stylo 2 Plus

    On the front, the Stylo 2 Plus has a sizable bezel and a bottom lip with LG branding.A MetroPCS phone, the Stylo 2 Plus works with the same cell towers used by T-Mobile.
  • Qualcomm Gives Full Snapdragon 835 Processor Details

    Qualcomm Gives Full Snapdragon 835 Processor Details

    LAS VEGAS—Qualcomm wants to immerse you in the new Snapdragon 835 processor.The Snapdragon 835 consumes 25 percent less power than the 820, according to Qualcomm.
  • Hands On With the BlackBerry Mercury

    Hands On With the BlackBerry Mercury

    LAS VEGAS—The BlackBerry Mercury isn't a "real" phone yet.The Mercury, which has been leaked "about 600 times," according to TCL Communication North America president Steve Cistulli, is the new Android-powered smartphone running BlackBerry's software stack with the classic keyboard, complete with silvery frets between the rows.
  • Can LG's Midrange Stylus 3 Tempt Samsung Note 7 Fans?

    Can LG's Midrange Stylus 3 Tempt Samsung Note 7 Fans?

    LAS VEGAS—No matter how much I want it to be, the LG Stylus 3 isn't going to be a Galaxy Note 7 replacement.The Stylus 3's stylus tucks neatly into a built-in slot on the top of the phone.
  • ZTE's Crowdsourced Phone Gets a Name, a Price, and Needs Your Help Again

    ZTE's Crowdsourced Phone Gets a Name, a Price, and Needs Your Help Again

    The Hawkeye's core idea is for a phone that can stick to a wall and be controlled through eye tracking and gestures.The phone itself won't be sticky; the stickiness will be part of a case that comes with the phone, Yee said.
  • LG Tips QHD 18:9 Display for Upcoming G6 Smartphone

    LG Tips QHD 18:9 Display for Upcoming G6 Smartphone

    The phone, likely to be called the LG G6, will have a resolution of 1,440 by 2,880, or 564 pixels per inch, according to the Korean Herald.That's larger than the 1,440-by-2,560 display found on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the iPhone 7's 750-by-1,334 screen.
  • Report: Microsoft Opening Windows 10 Ebook Store

    Report: Microsoft Opening Windows 10 Ebook Store

    Readers can simply visit the dedicated section to buy books "from a range of different publishers and authors," the tech blog said.Folks can browse through new books, staff picks, and featured stories (like film and television tie-ins Hidden Figures and A Series of Unfortunate Events).