The push for home speaker assistants in your house could lead to the extinction of your home phone, assuming Google and Amazon have their way in the near future. According to a report out of the Wall Street Journal, both companies are looking at ways to integrate a home phone service into products like Google Home and Amazon Echo. (more…)
The Watch Sport from LG went up for sale last Friday and it has now arrived at the DL offices. Before we can provide you with a complete review, though, we are obligated by DL law to provide you with an unboxing. No, it’s not an actual law, I made that up, but we do very much enjoy unboxing things. (more…)
In past years, whenever Google opened up registration for Google I/O, swarms of people would blitzkrieg the website, typically leading it to crash. Thankfully, for the past couple years, Google implemented a lottery system — not a first-come, first-served basis. While I’m not huge on my chances of winning a lottery, it’s still better than what Google had before.
Needless to say, Google has made available the time at which the application window will open: Wednesday, February 22 at 10AM PST. (more…)
Following up on December’s story that Google wanted to make Chrome a better place to find virtual reality content, sites are already going up to support the initiative. This week, there are a handful of websites that offer VR-supported content, such as light gaming, interactive documentaries, and more. (more…)
For anyone who already owns an Android Wear watch, you’re likely wondering if and when your smartwatch will receive Android Wear 2.0. I don’t blame you. The latest build of the smartwatch OS features Google Assistant and access to Google Play, sure to be a good step forward for the platform. (more…)
After months of developer previews, Android Wear 2.0 is now ready for launch. Officially unveiled this morning by Google, the list of changes is quite large, so let’s dive into it and go over the features you can expect to find once your smartwatch is updated or you purchase one of those fancy new LG devices. (more…)
Google and LG officially unveiled the Watch Sport and Watch Style today after weeks of leaks. The devices are very much what we expected: one is a fully-featured sport-style connectivity and Android Pay, while the other is more fashion-focused.
The Watch Sport is “Android Wear’s most powerful watch yet,” according to Google. It features GPS, NFC for payments, a heart rate sensor, and cellular connectivity with AT&T and Verizon. It’s body features three buttons, including a rotating power button that helps you navigate the watch and comes in dark blue or titanium.
As for other specs, you are looking at a 1.38-inch circular POLED display, 430mAh battery, 4GB storage, 768MB RAM, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear processor. (more…)