Meet the HTC U11

You affectionately squeeze the hand of the one you love. A baby intuitively squeezes her mother’s finger. A child squeezes his teddy bear to feel safe at night. Nothing feels as close, connected and personal as the sensation of touch or the warmth of an embrace. And no device is as personal in our lives as our smartphone. Inspired by the power of touch and the Brilliant U, HTC today unveiled HTC U11, the world’s first smartphone with revolutionary new squeeze interaction. Made for “U” with design, materials, and experiences…

LG to equip Smart Home appliances with Alexa and Google Assistant

LG Electronics (LG) continues to work earnestly behind the scenes to expand its smart home partnership strategy to work with as many different smart platforms and services as possible. Committed to its Open Partnership, Open Platform and Open Connectivity strategy, LG has been steadily building up its smart ecosystem with a smart lineup that includes not only intelligent home appliances but also robots that greet, clean and mow, to be on display at IFA 2017 in Berlin from September 1-6. With Wi-Fi built into all of its 2017 appliances, LG…

HTC U11 Takes Amazon Alexa On the Go

HTC U11, Alexia, UK

HTC today announced the immediate availability of its HTC Alexa app in the UK, taking the powerful and intuitive Amazon Alexa cloud-based voice service on the go with the HTC U11 phone. Whether you’re at work, in the park, or at the beach, you can take HTC Alexa with you to access the very best of Amazon Alexa hands-free from the convenience of your phone. The HTC Alexa app is available to download today for HTC U11 owners in the UK via the Google Play store. The HTC U11 with…

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL in a nutshell

Most are saying farewell to the Nexus brand however I’m not committed to that mindset, as with Indiana Jones and Red Dwarf, never say never. The Pixel phone is the new phone on the block. A pair of super high-end offerings with price tags at one particular end of the spectrum. There was a lot of speculation and excitement right up until the announcement itself and then the controversy started. On the one hand, there was nothing along the lines of the recent Apple controversy. Google are not reinventing the wheel with…

Whats new at Google I/O Day 1?

Google I/O is happening and there are all kinds of goodies being previewed for you phone and tablet. Honestly, some of them are just a step forward, normally in the right direction, as oppose to something new and exciting. Here is a run down of the main stories: Google Assistant If you took Google Now (On Tap) and branched it over a majority of the Google tools and added a relaxed voice activation then you would have this step forward. Whilst it might not seem a huge deal initially it…