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September 23, 2017 9:47 AM Chronicles of a Windows user gone iPhone (part 3)

In part 3 of this “Chronicles of a Windows user gone iPhone” series we’ll dig into more of the iOS apps that I want to use. As a Windows user, obviously most of these are going to be apps made by Microsoft so it will be interesting to see how Microsoft contributes to its competitor’s ecosystem. Of course, I’ll also look at a few other of my favorite 1

September 23, 2017 7:01 AM Should You Upgrade? Four Things To Know About Apple's iOS 11 Update

The iOS 11 update brings a variety of enhancements, including a new voice and functionality for the Siri virtual assistant and a new photo format to reduce file sizes. Consider waiting a few days in case unexpected problems emerge. The update will work with iPhones and iPads going back a few years, but older models won't get all the new features 1

September 22, 2017 8:14 AM Your Ultra HD telly is in for a huge treat

APPLE TV 4K claims to finally bring Ultra HD content to UK homes but can the US technology really do what so many others have failed to achieve? Here’s Express.co.uk's full Apple TV 4K review. Walk into any local electrical superstore and you’ll be confronted by rows of 4K TVs bursting with bright and beautiful content. These latest televisions always 1

September 21, 2017 4:05 PM New Volvo XC40 revealed: full specs, prices, pics and video

After a handful of leaked images emerged last week, Volvo has finally revealed official pictures and details of its new XC40. The carmaker’s smallest SUV is aiming to pinch a slice of market share from the BMW X1 and upcoming Jaguar E-Pace, and is available to order now priced from £27,905. The XC40’s design takes a host of cues from its larger XC60 and XC90 siblings 1

September 21, 2017 2:31 PM Google buys HTC's Pixel team in $1.1B bet on devices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. It's buying the HTC engineering team that built the Pixel smartphone for Google in a cash deal, the companies said in a joint statement Thursday 2

September 21, 2017 2:24 PM Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones feature a dedicated Google Assistant button

Google’s Assistant is officially in a pair of Bose headphones with a dedicated button to fire up the virtual assistant and bark commands at it. The much rumoured and teased Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones connect via Bluetooth to a wearer’s smartphone running Android Marshmallow or later or using the Google Assistant app on iPhone. After a simple 2

September 21, 2017 1:04 PM Google sets its sights on the iPhone with HTC deal

Google is becoming Apple faster than Apple can become Google Of the three most influential companies in smartphone design, Nokia fragmented into a million pieces after being bought out by Microsoft, Apple is still going strong, and Google just bought the third with its $1.1 billion deal with HTC. The reason why Google acquired what looks to be the majority 3

September 21, 2017 11:07 AM Google agrees to buy HTC’s Pixel smartphone division for $1.1bn

Tech giant takes on 2,000 engineering and design staff to better compete with Apple Google has agreed to buy part of smartphone maker HTC’s engineering and design teams for $1.1 billion, taking on a cadre of veterans that worked on Google’s Pixel phone and could bolster the US firm’s nascent hardware business. Alphabet’s Google is taking on some 2,000 employees 2

September 21, 2017 9:30 AM New Volvo XC40 SUV revealed in full: specs, prices, pics and video

After a handful of leaked images emerged last week, Volvo has finally revealed official pictures and details of its new XC40. The carmaker’s smallest SUV is aiming to pinch a slice of market share from the BMW X1 and upcoming Jaguar E-Pace, and is available to order now priced from £27,905. The XC40’s design takes a host of cues from its larger XC60 and XC90 siblings 1

September 20, 2017 11:57 AM Review: Apple Watch Series 3

This year’s Apple Watch looks just like last year’s Apple Watch. The Series 3, which comes in two sizes and starts at $399, has few new features other than Siri’s newfound ability to chime in at really awkward times. Almost nobody will ever know you’re wearing the new one, unless they spot the little red button on the side. And yet, this is a completely 3 2