Where iOS users have Siri (Apple’s virtual assistant) all to themselves, Android users have Google Now–Google’s virtual assistant, complete with automated mind-bending location-aware information, ready when you need it, without ever having to ask for it. That changes today, though. Google has updated its iOS search app to include Google Now, which begs the question: ... Read More »
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Google is relatively well know for embracing third-party developers. Where iOS forces users to stick with default browsers and email clients, use limited sharing options and keep their home screen just how Apple likes it, Google excels in handing over the keys to the kingdom. This goes for services too, where developers have been able ... Read More »
After months of waiting, the Android 4.1 update for the HTC One X has finally been released. Back in October, we heard that AT&T had received the code from HTC to begin their testing process, but things had been extremely silent until now.
From what we can gather, the 630 MB Android 4.1 update for the AT&T ... Read More »
Google Now has fast become a flagship feature of Android, constantly evolving to provide users with a constant stream of automated relevant information. An update to Google Search for Android today has brought some increased functionality to Google Now, and the addition of a new homescreen widget.
Added to Google Now today, movie cards now ... Read More »
With March Madness right around the corner, excitement surrounding NCAA basketball is ramping up. Google is taking advantage of the timing, and has released as update to Google Now that enables users to manually add NCAA basketball teams to the sports card.
Before the update, the appearance of select NCAA teams was sporadic at best. ... Read More »
If you were watching the Grammys last night and paying attention to the commercials, you may have noticed a spot from Google showing off the Nexus 4, and the power of Google Now. Now available for viewing on the official Google Nexus YouTube account, the latest advertisement for Google Now is easily the best to ... Read More »
A couple months back, in the development notes for the Chromium project, it was mentioned that Google is working on a “skeleton” for Google Now in Chrome, that would be accessible through “Chrome Notifications.” Google commented saying that the company is always experimenting with their products, but they had nothing to announce at the time. ... Read More »
Of all the features to be introduced alongside new versions of iOS, the iPhone and iPad in the last several years, Siri is easily the most ambitious. Siri is the future of how Apple sees its customers interacting with Apple devices — their official stake in the voice-enabled virtual assistant craze. And it almost never ... Read More »
Over the past year, Samsung has pushed its way to the top, becoming the most dominant force in the Android marketplace. While HTC, Motorola, Sony and LG struggle to maintain or gain market share, Samsung’s been busy creating a whole new category of phones that make even the Samsung Galaxy S III feel and look small. Last year, ... Read More »
The long overdue Android 4.1 update for the HTC One X is finally here. Users in Asia, Europe and South America are reporting that the update is available for unlocked HTC One X phones (CID_038 & CID_044). From what we can gather, the Android 4.1 update with HTC Sense 4+ is being pushed out in two separate parts: a ... Read More »