So, you’ve just watched an amazing video on YouTube and want to enthuse about it with your bestie, usually it means you have to leave the YouTube app to access a separate messaging app. But hold on, that may not be the case for much longer because the YouTube app will soon offer a built-in messaging capability. Read more
It’s been a question asked by many, and for quite some time – “Why hasn’t Google developed a product yet to compete with Amazon’s Echo device?“. Well, it looks like someone at Google is finally listening, and such a device could be unveiled sometime this year, as alluded to recently. Read more
The leaks appear to be intensifying in frequency for Samsung’s Galaxy C range of handsets, having made an appearance last week showing off its metal body. Today, we have another leak showing off the C5 in greater detail as well as the alleged specifications for it and its larger C7 sibling. Join us after the break for more details. Read more
Do you value privacy? Do you want to keep your number hidden when making calls on Craigslist ads? Or maybe you don’t want your date to see your main phone number? Then you might want to take a look at Hushed over on Talk Android Deals. You won’t have to worry about people getting their hands on your primary number ever again!
Ever since Pebble added native health tracking to their Time series of watches, they’ve been slowing improving and adding to it every few months. The latest update for the Pebble Time enhances the health features, primarily by adding an easy-to-view graph right on the front screen of the Pebble app. Read more
Google has released a new Google Now On Tap ad, showing you how the feature reduces tediousness and makes things all that much more convenient!
The US Senate Commerce Committee has publicly opened up an inquiry into Facebook and it’s potential manipulation of political posts in the social media site’s Trending Topics. Senate chairman John Thune is leading the questioning, asking Facebook to clarify reports that the teams of people managing Trending Topics were actively suppressing certain stories. In this case, the Senate believes those suppressed stories had a conservative slant.
Thune claims that Facebook’s political manipulation was a strike against an open and fair internet, which is interesting coming from a guy that publicly decried the FCC’s Net Neutrality rules. Read more
Google is proposing new emoji to the Unicode Consortium to represent working women, citing that there is a severe lack of representation in the current emoji lineup.
Logitech announced the Logi ZeroTouch Air Vent and Logi ZeroTouch Dashboard smart car mounts for Android today. Plug your phone into one of these docks and it’ll trigger Logitech’s voice-controlled app, turning any old car into a hands-free connected car!
After BT acquired the UK’s largest network, EE, all eyes have been focused on whether CK Hutchison (owner of Three UK) would be allowed to buy O2 from Spain’s Telefonica. The question has been answered, and while it isn’t good news for the companies involved, it could be some welcome news for UK consumers. The European Commission has ruled against allowing the deal on the grounds that it would have reduced customer choice and likely seen prices increase. Read more