Lenovo’s Phab2 Pro goes on sale for $499, ships in December

The first phone that bakes in Google’s Tango augmented reality technology is finally up for sale, after a several-month delay. The Phab2 Pro is hard to miss, with a huge 6.4-inch screen to showcase all of those augmented reality apps. Wayfair, for example, wants to use it to help you find out just exactly how that… Read More Lenovo’s Phab2 Pro goes on sale for $499, ships in December

Google aims at enterprise with Hangouts, brings app shortcuts

Hangouts is pivoting towards the enterprise, with Allo the new consumer-focused messaging solution. Hangouts aims at enterprise, with Allo the new consumer-focused messaging solution. However, taking advantage of those Android 7.1 tools is still important, especially for all of those Pixel users out there that want the latest and greatest from Google. The latest update to Google’s Hangouts brings the app… Read More Google aims at enterprise with Hangouts, brings app shortcuts

Apple’s big plan for HealthKit would put all your medical data in one spot

Apple is reportedly working on electronic health record software that would take all of your information and make it easier for doctors to diagnose. If you live in America and you’ve seen more than one doctor in your lifetime, you know there’s no central database where all of your medical data lives. Instead, each health… Read More Apple’s big plan for HealthKit would put all your medical data in one spot

Samsung has shipped in 500,000 replacement Note 7 units to the U.S.

The four major carriers are urging customers to exchange their device while also prepping to resume sales. Samsung has announced it has just finished a shipment of 500,000 units of the Galaxy Note7 to carrier and retail outlets. The devices are to be available on Wednesday, September 21, meaning you can finally get a non-exploding… Read More Samsung has shipped in 500,000 replacement Note 7 units to the U.S.

Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

The relatively new “Plus Codes” are another way to identify a location that doesn’t require a geography course. The beta version of Google Maps has another Thursday special for you, with a mix of features that ease sharing directions and telling Maps how you plan to get to your destination. The feature, which was definitely… Read More Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

Microsoft’s Word Flow iOS keyboard adds Gboard-style GIFs, emoji, and web search

Apple’s opening of the iOS keyboard floodgates has created enough space for a small skirmish between Google and Microsoft. Microsoft only introduced its iPhone keyboard—Word Flow for iPhone—in April and the company is already moving to version 2.0. The latest update from the Microsoft Garage project, which launched on Tuesday, adds some new search features… Read More Microsoft’s Word Flow iOS keyboard adds Gboard-style GIFs, emoji, and web search