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David Lumb / Engadget:
Google brings its Trusted Contacts location sharing app to iOS and updates the Android app with new features   —  Google released Trusted Contacts for Android at the end of last year as an app version of Facebook's Safety Check that automatically shares your phone's status to close friends and family.
Jul 26, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Roberto Baldwin / Engadget:
Waze mapping software is now a part of Android Auto, joining Google Maps   —  Google Maps has become the de facto way to get from point A to point B. But for commuters and Uber/Lyft drivers, Waze — with Google's transit information overlaid and crowdsourced data — has become invaluable.
Jul 26, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Google begins rollout of Google Play Protect, which scans apps for malware, to Android devices running Google Mobile Services 11 or later   —  Google is acting on its promise to further guard your Android phone against rogue apps.  The company tells us that it's rolling out its Play Protect home screen …
Jul 19, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Samsung's Bixby voice assistant is rolling out to all Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users in the US today   —  The voice component of Samsung's Bixby assistant has been a long time in coming.  The company was quick to boast about its AI helper at the Galaxy S8 launch, but revealed that the signature voice feature …
Jul 19, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Google Play Music's New Release Radio, previously an exclusive for Samsung users, now available to all; station is based on users' listening history   —  Google has officially announced New Release Radio, a station on Google Play Music that provides users with a daily selection of new songs …
Jul 14, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Facebook adds Facebook Live support to its social VR app Spaces, allowing Oculus Rift users to broadcast their VR hangouts on the social network   —  Earlier this year, Facebook launched Spaces, a social VR experience that lets you and your friends interact with each other in virtual reality.
Jul 12, 2017, 12:33 PMIn context
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Preorders open for Token, a $249 ring shipping Dec. with fingerprint reader and NFC for payments or logins; launch partners include MasterCard, Microsoft, Visa   —  Smart rings aren't a novel idea — there are plenty of fitness tracking, notification-sending, payment or even protective finger ornaments around.
Jul 4, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Richard Lai / Engadget:
Vivo demos Qualcomm's new ultrasonic fingerprint sensors that work under glass, metal, and water; commercial devices using them are expected in 2018   —  There have been rumours of Apple exploring under-display fingerprint scanning technology, but you probably didn't expect the first of such demos to come from China.
Jun 28, 2017, 9:10 AMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Amazon Echo Show review: Alexa takes great advantage of the low-resolution touchscreen, speaker quality is better than Echo; device is a good value at $230   —  Siri may have ushered in the era of the digital assistant, but Amazon's Echo (with Alexa) really took that concept and put it in our homes.
Jun 26, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Facebook adds animated reactions, more masks, filters, and effects to Messenger's video chat   —  Facebook Messenger has had video chat capabilities for a couple of years now, and last December, it finally added group chat capabilities.  Today, the company is unveiling even more features …
Jun 26, 2017, 11:40 AMIn context

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