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Apple and Google say 25 states and territories have explored using COVID-19 contact tracing apps

Posted in Software on 6th Sep, 2020
by Alex Muller

Exposure Notifications Express capabilities are being introduced today as part of an iOS update and later this month for Android users.

Google Assistant passes 500 million users, will get longform reading and deeper smart home integration in 2020

Posted in Business, Online, Software on 9th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

Google Assistant is now used by 500 million monthly active users, and today Google is previewing features on the way in 2020 like a new voice that reads articles and web pages aloud to users with a more natural and humanlike voice.

In China, you can no longer buy a smartphone without a face scan

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2019
by Alex Muller

Despite a outcry on Chinese social media, it seems unlikely that critics will prove successful in pushing against it/

Apple and Samsung Hardest Hit as Smartphone Production Falls But 5G Phones Could Save 2019

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jan, 2019
by Alex Muller

Smartphone production in the first quarter of this year is expected to drop 19 percent as China and world markets slow.

60.3% of harmful Android apps in 2017 detected via machine learning

Posted in Software on 16th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Google released its Android Security 2017 Year in Review, the fourth installment of the companys attempt to educate the public about Androids various layers of security.