Google Launches 'Family Link' for Canadian Parents

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The world's number one search engine, Google officially launched the Family Link service in Canada to help Canadian parents remotely monitor and manage their kids' Android devices. Family Link isn't restricted to android devices, it is also available for iOS devices....

BoinkLive Welcomes Michael Gilburd as CEO former managing director...

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BoinkLive Streaming Corp., has a recently-launched app with plans for broadcasting and watching live steaming videos free for download on iTunes store, Apple and Android; and through its website at http://www.boinklive.com . The Board of Directors elected Michael Gilburd as Chairman/CEO to lead this social media-sharing and social networking space...

Why Android Is Copying the iPhone X's Most Hated Feature

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Sometimes imitation is just a baffling form of flattery. Nowhere is that more often the case than with Android and iOS, dueling mobile operating systems that have been "borrowing" features from one another for years....

5G Reality 2.0: Sprint's Launch, AT&T Takes A Hit, Verizon Gets Major ...

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Wow! How much can change in just two weeks. It's a little early for a follow up to my previous article , however, with the quarterly results for all 4 major carriers now in, significant changes have already happened since the publishing of my previous article....

Essential Delivering Security Patch to Essential Phone

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Essential Products is pushing Android 8.1 Oreo to its PH-1 Essential Phone with bug and other fixes aboard. Essential says the update includes the February security patches from Google, dynamic calendar and clock icons, a fix for the slow-scrolling jitter issue, and more....

Andy Rubin's Essential: Mixed Reviews, Poor Sales and a Lawsuit

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For Android founder Andy Rubin and his new smartphone venture Essential, the first year has been a rough stretch. The Palo Alto-based startup had hoped its high-end smartphone could reach the echelons of Apple and Samsung....

What's on? Top TV for the weekend

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If you're going no further than the sofa, here are some tips on what's worth watching on the box over the weekend. As ever, it's a busy one ....

Google's Phone app is getting chat heads like Facebook Messenger

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An update rolling out to Google phones, including Pixel and Android One devices, will give the Phone app a new but familiar feature. Android Police has discovered in an APK teardown that the app is getting circular floating chat heads, which are pretty much identical to Facebook Messenger's....

Essential Phone PH-1 review

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The Essential Phone is a premium Android smartphone that has been designed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, and manufactured and developed by Essential Products. It sells as an unlocked phone that can be used on all major US carriers including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile....

Facebook to test news paywalls on iOS

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New York [U.S.A], Feb 13 : Social media giant Facebook will begin allowing news publishers to run paywalls inside the iOS app from March 1. According to TechCrunch, Facebook's head of news partnerships Campbell Brown said that publishers wanted to give away five free articles, not ten, so Facebook is switching to that lower threshold before...

Essential Phone Sold Fewer Than 90K Units Last Year

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Essential was quite literally the new kid on the block last year. The startup belongs to Android co-founder Andy Rubin and it launched its first product, the high-end Essential Phone , in 2017....

Google's next version of Android will reportedly support iPhone X-style notches

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Distribution for Android Oreo, the most recent version of the OS, isn't great. At last count, versions 8.0 and 8.1 were found on just over 1 percent of all Android devices....

Google's next Android overhaul could embrace iPhone 'notch'

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An Apple Inc. iPhone X smartphone is displayed during the sales launch at a store in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. An Apple Inc. iPhone X smartphone is displayed during the sales launch at a store in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017....

Google India announces public safety initiative for data protection

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With cyber criminals looking at every opportunity to strike anyone with a mobile device and an internet connection, ensuring the safety of one's phone has become paramount, especially for first-time user With cyber criminals looking at every opportunity to strike anyone with a mobile device and an internet connection, ensuring the safety of...

RR Media (RRM) NTT Docomo (DCM) Critical Survey

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RR Media and NTT Docomo are both telecommunications services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and risk. RR Media pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share....

New Security Standard for PINS Will Give Retailers Less Costly Processing Options

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A new standard published by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council may make it easier and less costly for retailers to take advantage of lower cost PIN based transactions in card present scenarios. The new standard addresses security of PIN entry through software encryption solutions rather than only through hardware-based encryption...

Nokia and Qualcomm complete key foundation tests of 5G New Radio network and devices

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Successful interoperability and over-the-air testing compliant with the 5G New Radio specification between network infrastructure and devices 5G NR testing has been performed on a commercially-available Nokia AirScale base station and Qualcomm Technologies' 5G NR UE prototypes Heralds operator trials as Nokia and Qualcomm Technologies drive...

Google brings AR stickers to Android

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New York [U.S.A.] February 7 : Technology giant Google is all set to bring Augmented Reality stickers to its Android phones through Motion Stills app, the company has announced. According to TechCrunch, the update will bring some fun AR stickers on the Pixel 2, to a large group of Android devices....

CA: Caltrain to Roll Out Mobile Ticketing App

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Feb. 06--Caltrain on Saturday is set to roll out a new app that will allow riders to purchase and activate tickets from their smartphones. The app, dubbed Caltrain Mobile, offers one-way, day pass and zone upgrade digital tickets for adults and passengers who qualify for a discounted fare, according to the transit agency....

Essential Says PH-1 Gaining February Security Patch

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Essential Products today said it is rolling out a system update to the PH-1 smartphone that includes the February 2018 security patch from Google. Essential pushes updates to the PH-1 regularly and has recently made improvements to the camera....

Norwest Venture Partners Leads $8M Investment in 8th Wall, First...

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The company received $8M in capital, bringing its total funding to date to $10.4M. Norwest Venture Partners, 8th Wall's lead seed investor, led the Series A round with participation from The Venture Reality Fund , Shasta Ventures and Sparkland Capital....