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October 20, 2017 4:53 PM Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Confirmed to Receive Android Version Updates for 3 Years

Google will roll out Android version updates to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL for the next three years - until October 2020. The fact had been revealed at launch, but the ambiguous wording included both "OS and security" updates, thus, this latest clarification is a good confirmation. "Pixel 2 (2017) phones get Android version updates for at least three years 109

October 20, 2017 2:59 PM How to Remap the Pixel 2's Active Edge Squeezing

Google's new Pixel 2 smartphones allow you to squeeze its sizes to activate Google Assistant, the digital helper that taps into Google's knowledge base. But what if you'd rather trigger another action when you squeeze your Pixel? A new tool allows you to change what the Pixel 2 does when you squeeze it, so gripping your phone hard from its sides can turn on the its flashlight 187

October 19, 2017 7:24 PM The iPhone 8 isn't looking so great

Apple took a big risk when it decided to release two new iPhones this year. Now, a few weeks after the first of those devices, the iPhone 8, hit the market, it looks like that gamble isn't paying off. The Economic Daily News report didn't cite any specific sources for the information, but investors have taken notice. Apple shares fell 2.3 percent following 131

October 19, 2017 5:00 PM Google Play hosted fake Minecraft apps that add Android devices to botnet

Google Play may need a new door man SECURITY FIRM SYMANTEC is wagging a very savage insecurity finger at Google Play because it has found something in there that really should not have been there in the first place. The firm says that some Android malware, called Android.Sockbot is well out of hand and is feeding a huge botnet that could include over 2.6 million 120

October 19, 2017 2:26 PM Verizon Expects Big Sales for the Apple iPhone X

Although sales of Apple’s new iPhone 8 models appear to be slower than anticipated, Verizon is expecting a big pick up in sales for the more expensive iPhone X, which will be available for preorder starting next week. Only 5.5% of Verizon vz customers upgraded their phones in the third quarter when the iPhone 8 first went on sale, down from a 6.3% upgrade 173

October 18, 2017 9:31 PM Samsung is all talk about the IoT with Bixby 2.0 and SmartThings

Samsung talked up an ambitious vision, but it's all theoretical for now. Samsung's annual developer conference at Moscone West in San Francisco doesn't always get a lot of public attention; in past years it has often focused on things like Tizen app development. But at this year's conference, the company focused on launching a new platform for connected 115

October 18, 2017 7:31 PM Samsung's Bixby, now even smarter, arrives on fridges

Along with unveiling its Bixby 2.0 digital assistant, the company says it's working on a project to make dumb products internet-connected. Samsung on Wednesday said the second generation of its Bixby digital assistant will be coming to its various non-mobile devices including its smart TVs in the US and Korea in 2018, as well as its Family Hub refrigerator 162

October 18, 2017 6:05 PM Samsung announces Bixby 2.0 six months after launching Bixby 1.0

It’s now open to third-party developers and designed for smart home devices Samsung today announced a second-generation version of its digital voice assistant Bixby: dubbed Bixby 2.0, it’s geared toward smart home devices. The news, announced at the company’s developer conference in San Francisco, means that Samsung wants to position Bixby as even more of a competitor 120

October 18, 2017 2:39 PM Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL review: Simply the best Android phones ever made

Google's new phones are rather good. The Pixel 2 and its bigger brother the Pixel 2 XL (identical in every way but shape, size, price and battery) are straightforwardly excellent. They are simply the best Android phones ever made. Life-changing, envelope-pushing, they can shift a paradigm from fifty paces. They do your laundry, improve your appearance 155

October 17, 2017 8:33 PM Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Lots of small changes—and maybe the revolution

New features, but is Windows Mixed Reality going to be the next big thing? It has arrived: Windows 10 version 1709, build 16299, the Fall Creators Update. Members of the Windows Insider program have been able to use this latest iteration for a while now, but today's the day it will hit Windows Update for the masses. As with the Creators Update earlier 482