Tag Archive: ‘Answer


Where is Android’s answer to iPhone SE?

Die-hard Android fans probably had little interest in Apple’s keynote Monday, but believe it or not, plenty will be interested in the new iPhone SE. With high-end specifications and a 4-inch display, it’s a compact smartphone for those who want the latest features without a supersized screen — and there’s nothing like it on Android. […]

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Samsung’s answer to iPhone SE to be just as powerful as Galaxy S7

Samsung is already developing a Galaxy S7 mini that will go head-to-head with Apple’s upcoming iPhone SE, according to a new report — and it won’t be a disappointing version of its latest flagship like previous iterations of the Galaxy S mini series have been. Instead, the new device is expected to pack exactly the same processor — […]

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Siri won’t answer music questions if you’re not an Apple Music subscriber

If you want Siri to tell you everything there is to know about music you might need an Apple Music subscription to get the right answers. The three-month trial period for Apple Music has finally ended, and it appears that not signing up for the monthly service may cost you a bit of Siri functionality. […]

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Samsung’s answer to Apple Watch is coming Sept. 3

After announcing its new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ in New York City this morning, Samsung promised the next big thing is right around the corner. The South Korean company was referring to its new Gear S2 smartwatch — its first with a round display — which will get its full reveal on September 3. […]

Vulkan is Google’s answer to Apple Metal for Android games

Apple Metal, introduced at last year’s WWDC, gives developers low-level access to the GPU to maximize the graphics and performance potential of their games. Now Android gamers are going to get a taste of that, too. No, Apple isn’t bringing Metal to Android — but Google is adopting an alternative called Vulkan. Created by the developers of the OpenGL […]

TayText app lets Taylor Swift answer all your messages

In her songs, Taylor Swift always seems to have the perfect sassy, finger-snapping comeback — and now you can too, courtesy of the new TayText custom keyboard for iOS. Yes, really! We guess SwiftKey was already taken as a name.… Read more ›

Google’s answer to the MacBook also uses do-it-all USB-C technology

Google today announced its new Chromebook Pixel, which is just as pretty as its predecessor, only more powerful and less expensive. It’s powered by an Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM, and just like Apple’s new MacBook, it… Read more ›

Liveblog: Time to answer all of your Apple Watch questions

Pardon the terrible pun, but the time has come. Today Apple is hosting a big media event in San Fransisco for the hotly anticipated Apple Watch. It’s been about six months since the Watch was first shown off to world,… Read more ›

Qualcomm’s answer to Touch ID scans your fingerprint through metal

Apple’s Touch ID sensor has been the best and most reliable fingerprint scanner since it made its debut in the iPhone 5s, but competing products announced at Mobile World Congress this week could give the Cupertino company some concern. Not only… Read more ›