Ready for a new smartphone? As I write this, there are three smartphones vying for the top spot: the Apple iPhone 7 Plus, the Samsung Galaxy S7, and the Google Pixel. All are excellent every-day phones. Each has its own outstanding features. Yet, often there are two decisions to be made. The first is which … » Learn More about New Smartphone? Now or Later?
Chromecast Audio is a fairly new offering in the Chromecast device lineup. It lets you stream audio without wires. In fact, it can turn your old speakers, radios, and boom boxes into Wifi enabled speakers. Design The Chromecast Audio is a small black circular device about 2 inches around and approximately ½ inch thick. The … » Learn More about Google Chromecast Audio – Inexpensive & Useful
Google’ New Assistant CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off the new Google hardware launch with the promise of a Google Assistant that can handle a two-way conversation and which would become a unique Google Assistant for each user. He promoted the Google Assistant’s AI interface as the current big shift in technology, equal to the PC … » Learn More about New Google Hardware Makes a Splash this Season
Google is going head-to-head with Amazon. The new Google Home device is pretty much a copy of the Amazon Echo that we reviewed last year. This makes for an interesting battle as these two major companies duke it out in the artificial intelligence home platform. Design While the Amazon Echo is a 9” tall, 3” … » Learn More about Google Home Makes Its Debut
I started using Google Photos after I reviewed it last year. It became my photo app of choice because I was amazed by its many new features including face recognition, unlimited free storage, and a fabulous photo assistant. I guess many of you also liked this full-featured app because in just one year Google Photos … » Learn More about Google Photos at One Year Old