Hashtag Trending – Facebook admits to another data leak, Netflilx’s war on password sharing, Google voice-assistant training

New logo, same Facebook, Netflix doesn’t want you to share, and a feel-good campaign to help Google Assistant better understand people with speech impairments. Facebook may have a new logo, but the social

Published on: November 7th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Can a Chromebook replace a Windows PC? A week with the Google Pixelbook Go

When Google announced the Pixelbook Go at its Made by Google event in October, I was too enamoured with the Pixel 4 to pay it any attention. In an equal mix of familiarity

Published on: November 4th, 2019 Tom Li

Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion

As was rumoured earlier this week, Google has bought wearables tech firm Fitbit, according to an announcement from Fitbit this morning. The deal is expected to be finalized in 2020. According to the

Published on: November 1st, 2019 Buckley Smith

Google Pixel 4 XL review: features aplenty, short on battery

The Pixel 4 continues to build on Google's legendary camera legacy with an improved camera array. It's a phenomenal shooter, but it's not distinctly better than the last generation's Pixel 3 XL. What

Published on: October 21st, 2019 Tom Li

Made By Google: Pixel 4, Pixelbook Go, and many more product announcements

With files from Tom Li NEW YORK CITY -- Google LLC kicked off its annual product launch event - Made By Google - this morning in New York City, announcing a swath of

Published on: October 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Hashtag Trending – New privacy tools from Google, Alexa goes job hunting, UPS delivery drones approved

Google rolls out new privacy features, Alexa steps up to help people find jobs, and UPS gets federal approval for a fleet of delivery drones. First up from Twitter is news that Google

Published on: October 3rd, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Waze integrates city data into Google Cloud

Waze is integrating its city data with Google Cloud to allow for cities to more easily access, organize, store, interpret, and share its transportation data. Waze for City Data, formerly known as the

Published on: October 1st, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

YouTube brings its ticketing feature to Canada

YouTube has partnered with Ticketmaster and Eventbrite to bring their ticketing feature to Canada. The feature was made available Sept. 24 and allows Canadians to see listings from live events of their favourite

Published on: September 25th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

Top 6 Android 10 features you must know about

   

Published on: September 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Upcoming Huawei flagship phones will not be getting Google apps

Google has confirmed that the upcoming Huawei flagship phones will not have Google apps. This means that the Huawei Mate 30 series will not be getting YouTube, Gmail, and other popular apps on launch.

Published on: August 29th, 2019 Tom Li

Google Hire to retire by September 2020

Google is notorious for axing its products at a whim, and its latest victim is Google Hire, an applicant tracking system designed for small to medium businesses. Google will officially scrap Google Hire

Published on: August 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Google Pixel 3a XL review: a premium camera for the midrange

Whereas other midrange phones aim to deliver on the performance front, Google wants to let its camera do all the convincing. Its Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 may not be the fastest, but it can

Published on: May 27th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending – A brewing tech cold war, Facebook takes on fake accounts, Comcast eyes healthcare

Panasonic joins a growing list of companies turning their backs on Huawei, Facebook doubles down on deleting fake accounts, and Comcast is working on an in-home device that tracks health. First up from

Published on: May 24th, 2019 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Baltimore held hostage; Google Glass comeback; Google AI bests radiologists

Hackers hold Baltimore for ransom, Google Glass is making a comeback, and Google’s AI improves accuracy of lung cancer diagnosis. There’s a lot of chatter on Reddit about a group of hackers demanding

Published on: May 23rd, 2019 Alex Coop