Versace Plans to Bring the Bling with a New Phone
Today the Wall Street Journal reports that Italian designer Gianni Versace will introduce a new luxury phone later this year. The handset, designed in concert with ModeLabs, will feature high-end materials such as leather, and can be customized depending on customer wishes. It will go on sale in May at Versace outlets. ModeLabs will supply the operating system and provide support. It will likely have a price point exceeding $5,000.
Google Takes A New View of Its Street View App
Sep 16, 2015
Google has refreshed its Street View app for both Android and iOS devices and took the opportunity to add several features. To start, Street View replaces the older Photo Sphere Camera app for iPhones and the legacy Street View from Google Maps app on Android phones.
Samsung Kicks Off Sales of High-End Smartwatches
Jan 25, 2016
Samsung today commenced the global rollout of the Gear S2 Classic New Edition, which comes in either 18K rose gold or platinum. Samsung said its gold smartwatch is plated, not solid, and the company not yet announced final pricing for either.
Facebook Wants Albums to Become Destinations
Jun 1, 2017
Facebook is rolling out a change to its Albums tool in order to make them more social. Moving forward, Albums can store not only photos, but also videos, news stories, status updates, location check-ins, and more.
Google Assistant Now Speaks Spanish and Italian
Nov 1, 2017
Google today made its Google Assistant available in a couple of Romance languages. The Google Assistant now speaks in Spanish and Italian on Android handsets.
Google May Combine Android and Chrome By 2017
Oct 29, 2015
Google plans to merge its Chrome operating system with Android as soon as 2017, reports the Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with Google's plans. Google has already been working to bridge the Chrome-Android gap for two years and has recently made progress.