Tag: Google

Samsung Display to supply Apple iPhone foldable displays (Rumor)

Foldable Apple iPhone in the future? Signs say yes

More evidence is being discovered on a regular basis that suggests that, yes, Apple is indeed likely planning to release a foldable variant of the iconic Apple iPhone. Per Phone Arena (Samsung Display shuffles its foldable unit as it prepares to supply foldable Apple devices) and other tech sites like...
Updated 2023 Google Android logo

New Google Android logo is less geek, more chic

If there isn't already there should be a sub-Reddit specifically for evaluating and discussing tech logos and the various iterations they embody over time. I'd join in a nano-second; too much fun armchair quarterbacking these design decisions. The latest is from Google, and its refreshed Android logo. Android is, along with...
Philips Hue integrates smart lighting, sensors, and cameras to help secure your home

Watch out Amazon Ring: Philips Hue adds cameras to its expanding platform

Philips today made a significant announcement, for the first time adding cameras to its traditional Hue lighting line-up. The move suggests a strategic move into the DIY home security market segment currently dominated by the likes of Google (Nest) and Amazon (Ring). Parent company Signify released this press release...
New starters and actions for automations now available in Home app

Demon Seed: Google Home automations get more trigger options to rival Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit

Google has announced new triggers and actions for its smart home automation platform. In the blog post yesterday Google says it has added 9 new "starters" and nine new "actions." That means users can activate automations when a door is opened or closed, or a device starts charging, or someone...
Google Pixel Fold - foldable phone teaser video - May The Fold Be With You

Will foldables work this time around? Or is a killer app still missing?

Something tells me this time it will be different
When will Apple replace Lightning connector with USB-C?
Apple could be developing a smart display

Apple could finally be launching a smart display to rival Amazon Echo, Google Nest

Word is that Apple is readying a smart display for launch later this year. Once again, the rumor comes via Engadget from Bloomberg's Marg Gurman -- a person who seems to have a firsthand view into Apple's product development pipeline and/or marketing plans. In any case, Apple's apparently got a handful...

Apple HomePod, the Sequel: Can Apple get the smart speaker right the second time around?

Word is Apple is trying again, and is expected to relaunch its flagship HomePod smart speaker. Keep in mind Apple already sells a compact version called the HomePod Mini -- that is, in my testing at least, quite good. However, CEO Tim Cook and team would be remiss to sit...
I/O: Live From Shoreline. Join Online May 11-12, 2022.

In Tech: Google I/O 2022 will be virtual with limited in-person audience

This year's edition of Google I/O is slated to take place on May 11, 2022. Like a lot of events in this quasi post-pandemic, semi-normal situation the event will be mostly virtual, but also with an in-person element (at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California). In very Google fashion, the...
New Google Chrome Icon

Trendspotting: New Google Chrome logo all but kills off shadows, gradients

Like a little bit of dimensionality and gradient in your logos and icons? Well, don't look to Google Chrome to satiate your design affections of the past. There's a new look in town. And it's flat. Very flat. With its updated Chrome logo and icon Google has totally embraced a flat motif....