Google’s Futuristic In-Air Gesture Control System Could Replace Buttons

Google’s Futuristic In-Air Gesture Control System Could Replace Buttons

Google was recently awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) covering its invention of an air-, motion- and radar-based gesture control system which could one day find its way into everything from computers, to smartphones, smartwatches, appliances and more, allowing “touchless control” of key features and functions. Now, Reuters is reporting that the Mountain View,

Chrome Remote Desktop: The easy way to access a remote computer

Chrome Remote Desktop: The easy way to access a remote computer

Once upon a time, in a world not so far away, accessing a computer remotely required all sorts of costly, complicated software and technical know-how. These days, it’s a different story. Google’s free Chrome Remote Desktop service makes it dead-simple to get on any computer — Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chrome OS — from practically any other


After Apple’s guidance revision, time to focus on enterprise

To say Apple’s statement to investors revising its quarterly guidance got a lot of attention in the tech industry would be an understatement. The statement, which largely focused on iPhone sales in China as a major reason for missing revenue expectations by billions of dollars, quickly became one of the bigger tech and business stories of the new year.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Leak Shows off Anti-Notch ‘Hole-Punch’ Design

Samsung Galaxy S10 Leak Shows off Anti-Notch ‘Hole-Punch’ Design

The first big leak of the Samsung Galaxy S10 just arrived a couple months ahead of the flagship’s likely unveiling at Mobile World Congress 2018. On Thursday, prolific gadget leaker Evan Blass posted a Tweet with a picture of what he says is a model of the upcoming Galaxy S10. It isn’t the cleanest photo,


RIP iPhone 4s: Verizon Confirms It’s Killing 3G Phone Activations

RIP iPhone 4s: Verizon Confirms It’s Killing 3G Phone Activations

Verizon will no longer activate smartphones that only support 3G cellular networks, the company announced this week. Essentially, that means you won’t be able to activate your 3G-only iPhone or Android device moving forward. The carrier is now only going to accept devices that are capable of using 4G LTE networks. “For several years we’ve

9 New Things You Didn’t Know the Amazon App Could Do

9 New Things You Didn’t Know the Amazon App Could Do

When it comes to clever features built into the Amazon shopping ecosystem, the company’s website and Echo devices usually get most of the attention. What many Amazon customers might not know is just how feature-rich the company’s mobile shopping app is. In recent years, the flagship app has become a testing ground for a range


Microsoft tries to take on the Chromebook once more

Microsoft tries to take on the Chromebook once more

If I were in charge of Microsoft, besides fully embracing Linux for the desktop, I’d give up on trying to challenge Google’s Chromebooks with lightweight versions of Windows. It hasn’t worked before, and it won’t work now. But I’m not in charge of Windows. Indeed, since Terry Myerson was shown the door in March 2018, no one in


The least-used emoji on Twitter has changed after a campaign to give it some love

The least-used emoji on Twitter has changed after a campaign to give it some love

This is the inspiring tale about how Twitter came to the rescue of the poor, unpopular little aerial tramway emoji In between your terrified primal tweet-screams at Trump’s latest nuclear threat and your ‘hilarious’ take on Mamma Mia 2, don’t forget that a fun way to spice up any social media post is to sprinkle in a few