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Samsung Gear Live Review: That's a Pretty Big Baby Step

Whether you believe that smartwatches are the inevitable future or that they're the Devil's own handcuffs, almost everyone can agree that they've been pretty weak so far. Android Wear is here to fix that. And it just might! Eventually. Samsung's Gear Live is the first attempt, and while it's got some issues, it's a… » 7/01/14 12:00pm 7/01/14 12:00pm

Google Wants To Bring The Best Moto X Feature to Every Android Phone

One of the best features of the Moto X—besides that perfectly-sized screen—is its always-on listening capability. Nothing beats saying "OK, Google" and watching the device wake up from sleep to do your bidding. It works like magic, and if this Android Police report is true, it'll be coming to every Android phone… » 6/01/14 1:08pm 6/01/14 1:08pm

Microsoft's Cortana Could Combine the Best Parts of Siri and Google Now

Microsoft is late to the game when it comes to putting a digital assistant on its phones, but the wait might be worth it. Sources close to the project have revealed some of the specifics of Microsoft's upcoming "Cortana" service to The Verge, and it could be the very best of Siri and Google Now. » 2/20/14 1:11pm 2/20/14 1:11pm