Microsoft brings the Edge browser to iOS and Android, hoping for cross-platform traction

Breaking down the barriers between your PC and your phone is one of the biggest goals of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which launches October 17. On Thursday, Microsoft paved the way for that initiative by announcing that Windows 10’s Edge browser is coming to Android and iOS, along …

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Samsung’s Connect Home smart hub/mesh router mash-up is finally going on sale

The Galaxy S8 might have grabbed all the attention at Samsung’s Unpacked event in March, but it wasn’t the only buzzworthy piece of tech unveiled on the big stage. Samsung also released Connect Home, a new smart hub that doubles as a Wi-Fi mesh router for all-over control of your …

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Android O: The Reddit AMA’s 8 most interesting reveals

As the Android O release date nears, Google’s busy engineering team still found time on Wednesday to hop onto Reddit for their annual AMA. Users submitted a barrage of questions, and here are the most interesting things we learned: Dark mode isn’t coming, so stop asking Google teased us with …

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Moto packs power, performance in rugged Z2 Force Edition, coming to a carrier near you

Move over HTC U11 and OnePlus 5, there’s a new flagship in town. Lenovo-owned Motorola has officially unveiled the Moto Z2 Force Edition, a bumped-up version of both last year’s Z Force and the recently released Z2 Play, and it brings a whole lot of power to go with its …

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Goodbye Google Now, hello new feed that obsessively tracks your interests

Google Now is gone, but your information feed lives on as a revamped, humbly no-name feed, whose mission is you and only you. When you launch the new Google app (or swipe right on Pixel phones), it won’t look much different. The search bar remains at the top, followed by your shortcut …

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Amazon has unveiled an early peek of Prime Day deals

Amazon’s Prime Day is just hours away, and the online retailer wants to keep anticipation high. To that end, the company has unveiled a sneak peek at some of the deals you can expect throughout the 30-hour extravaganza. As is typical for Amazon, the company’s preview includes some generic promises, …

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Google pretties up Google Play movies and TV shows with HDR

Just as high-dynamic range is supplanting 4K as the video format of the moment for our televisions, monitors, and phone displays, Google has announced a big push to make us want it even more. Following in the footsteps of Netflix and Amazon, Google is bringing HDR playback to Play Store …

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How to use Alexa on HTC U11, no hands required

Alexa, meet Android. While HTC U11 owners have known Amazon’s AI assistant was on its way ever since the phone launched back in May, they can now finally install Amazon’s AI assistant on their phones. And it’s already learned a big new trick for its second Android phone: voice recognition. …

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