‘Wear OS by Google’ replaces the fading Android Wear

Google just made its expected Android Wear rebranding official, changing the name of the platform to be more neutral. The new name for Android on smartwatches is ‘Wear OS by Google’ and includes a new logo and app. Since the platform works with both Android and iOS devices, the company didn’t want to limit itself and mislead […]

Apple’s Emergency SOS feature has led to a lot of accidental 911 calls

Apple devices at its Elk Grove refurbishing center have been accidentally calling 911, flooding emergency dispatchers with unsolicited calls. According to CBS Sacramento, dispatchers for the Elk Grove Police have received an average of 20 calls per day and a total of over 1,600 calls since October. Sacramento County Sheriff Department Communication Center says it too […]

Snap’s stock price surges with surprising Q4 earnings

Snap’s turnaround could be happening sooner than anyone expected. The company behind Snapchat announced financial results for Q4 2017, and its performance beat expectations to send the stock price surging. Investors appeared to be impressed by growth in daily active users and revenue; however, costs remain high for Snap as profitability still hasn’t been achieved. […]

Disney and 21st Century Fox are officially merging

After weeks of rumors, the deal for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox was made official on Thursday morning. If you’ve been dreaming of seeing the X-Men alongside the Avengers, that may finally be a reality now. Or perhaps you long to see the original theatrical cuts of the Star Wars films. That is also […]

Walmart already pre-ordered Tesla’s electric semi trucks

Tesla took the wraps off its all-new electric semi truck this past week after months of anticipation. We still don’t know how much the truck will end up costing, but that didn’t stop retailing giant Walmart from pre-ordering 15 semi trucks to join its transportation fleet.

AT&T and Verizon are going to build cell towers together

AT&T and Verizon have partnered with a third company to build hundreds of cell towers, Verizon announced today. The third company, Tillman Infrastructure, is a private company that makes and owns towers, and it will construct the towers to suit AT&T and Verizon.

Qualcomm teaming up with internet providers to bring mesh routers to masses

Qualcomm has been working behind the scenes to make mesh routers a possibility. Its technology, after all, is what powers the Google Wifis and Eeros of the world. Its latest move is to make this technology much more accessible to casual customers by partnering up with internet providers and Plume Design Inc. to create a […]

Xbox One’s original Xbox compatibility is still coming this year

In a whole list of cool announcements at Microsoft’s E3 show this summer, one of the coolest – even if it was pretty low key – was the announcement of original Xbox backwards compatibility coming to Xbox One. Since the announcement, though, we haven’t heard a thing.