Tag: Internet

Google Brings More Pixel Features to All Android Phones

Some Pixel-only features are now rolling out to more Android phones.Image: Google It’s almost time for the official release of Android 12, but Google isn’t...

New Pixel 6 Leak Reveals Camera Specs and Features

The Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro will likely have beefy cameras with plenty of AI smarts, just like their predecessors. Image: Google One of...

Google’s Android Auto Adding New Features for Phones and Cars

Google’s bringing a ton of new Assistant-led features to Android Auto on the phone and in the dash. Image: Google Google plans to discontinue the...

Dow’s 400-point rally puts it on track for best day in 2 months as investors await Fed decision

U.S. stock benchmarks on Wednesday rose sharply, with investors fixated on the outcome of the Federal Reserve meeting, which concludes later in the session as...

Toast IPO: 5 things to know about the restaurant-focused payments player

A previous version of this report incorrectly referred to Toast’s volume numbers instead of its revenue. It has been corrected. Toast Inc. could be rolling...

Google’s ‘Push’ Feature Is an Answer to Apple’s App Handoffs

Photo: Sam Rutherford Google has been working to provide better integration between Android phones and Chromebooks for years with features like its Phone Hub, but...

The Next OnePlus Flagship Will Run on Oppo’s Version of Android

Enjoy the version of OnePlus’s OxygenOS running now because it’s going the way of the dodo.Photo: Sam Rutherford / Gizmodo Say goodbye to OnePlus’s flavor...

Leaked Faster Charging, New Camera, More

An official image of the upcoming Pixel 6, released last month by Google. Image: Google With the Pixel 6’s launch expected to happen sometime in...

Google’s Android Auto for People With Dumb Cars Is Good

The new Assistant Driving Mode can help you get places without touching the screen while behind the wheel. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo I live...

The New iPad Mini Makes Me Hope the Surface Duo 2 Is a Tablet

The iPad Mini looks like a slightly supersized smartphone. But what if it could fold out like the Surface Duo? Screenshot: Apple Yesterday’s Apple product...

European stocks push back toward record highs; aluminum producers surge after coup

European stocks jumped out of the gates on Monday, tracking gains out of Asia as investors took the view that weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data last...

How to Lock Down Your iPhone App Permissions

Screenshot: iOS You don’t want to worry about an app unnecessarily having access to other parts of your phone, and you can control this by...

Here’s the chart that shows what’s about to happen in the jobs market

The payrolls report about to be released Friday could show total employment is back to within 5 million jobs of where it stood before the...

Cheap Android Tablets Come With a Bloatware Tax

Get acquainted with the “Uninstall” button on your Android device because it’s still very much needed. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo It’s a relatively known...

Apple, Google Must Allow Devs to Use Alternate Payments, South Korea Says

Photo: LIONEL BONAVENTURE / Contributor (Getty Images) A new South Korean law is set to challenge Apple and Google’s dominance over app store payments for...

Strava Will Stop Updating Older Wear OS App for Android Watches

Strava’s move to stop supporting older builds of Wear OS could catch on with other app makers.Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo Samsung and Google’s upgraded smartwatch platform,...

DoorDash and Grubhub sued by city of Chicago, which alleges deceptive fees and predatory practices

The city of Chicago filed a wide-ranging lawsuit against DoorDash Inc. and Grubhub Inc. on Friday, accusing the meal-delivery platforms of engaging in deceptive and...

Zoom Video earnings: Expectations may be coming back to earth

As Zoom Video Communications Inc. faces its first earnings report comparing results to a full-blown pandemic quarter, investors are looking more to the future. Since hitting...

Facebook and others doing ‘not nearly enough’ to stop COVID misinformation, surgeon general says

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy again criticized the role of social media in spreading COVID-19 misinformation Sunday, a day after Facebook Inc. quietly released...

Judge shoots down law that kept Uber and Lyft drivers from being employees

A judge late Friday shot down a law that would have allowed app-based companies to continue treating drivers as contractors instead of employees in California,...

Samsung Is Turning Its Smart Home Into a Tinkerer’s Tool

SmartThings looks and acts the same, but tinkerers are getting new features for home automation.Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Samsung isn’t making any more SmartThings...

Court Documents Show Google Pays Competitors to Not Compete

As more documents are brought to court in the case of Epic v. Google, there is more evidence of the search giant’s anti-competitive streak.Photo: Lionel...

The Best Mid-Range Phone You Can Buy

Photo: Sam Rutherford Ever since Google got into the mid-range phone game with the Pixel 3a, Google’s most affordable handsets have just been getting better...

Apple’s hot antitrust autumn: Storm clouds are forming from multiple directions

A decision in a landmark antitrust legal case could come by the end of the month, but that is far from the only concern bearing...

Opinion: The metaverse — a merging of realities — is being built out this decade so you can live in it

Facebook, according to a July 28 earnings call, plans to “transition from the social network to a metaverse company.” Let’s start with a definition for...