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Will Android Wear Soon be Rebranded as Wear OS?

Will Android Wear Soon be Rebranded as Wear OS?

The user didn't mention in the post which Android Wear-powered smartwatch was being set up. Android Wear initially launched for Google OS toting devices only, but the company has since opened it up to be compatible with iPhones too. While it still has "Google" in the name, it's another step away from the Android name and the search giants continues to shift products that aren't just available on Android (or will be in the future), under its own name.


Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly

Amazon updates Alexa so you don't have to say 'Alexa' repeatedly

Amazon acknowledged the issue and said it was working to fix it, but that did not prevent users on Twitter from questioning whether humanity might be about to face its robot overlords. So, for example, if you say "Alexa, turn on the lights", and then say "set the temperature to 68" after that command is done, the speaker will still hear you and process that information.


WhatsApp extends Delete for All message time limit

WhatsApp extends Delete for All message time limit

At the time of the launch, it was mentioned that users only had seven minutes to revoke the sent message. It will now offer iOS users a chance to erase a message for everyone under 4,096 seconds or 68 minutes as media reported on Sunday. When the recipient received this particular message contained the revoke request, WhatsApp checked if the ID of the message was present in the database and directly deleted it.


Samsung has released an update for Galaxy

Samsung has released an update for Galaxy

That sentiment seemed to have remained inside the company, as another report said that the company has set a sales target of 43 million units for the mobile. First-day sales of the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus in Korea were reportedly only 70 percent of the sales achieved by the S8 in its first day of availability.


Phil Spencer Wants Xbox/PlayStation Cross Platform Play in Fortnite

Phil Spencer Wants Xbox/PlayStation Cross Platform Play in Fortnite

Microsoft first announced support for cross-platform play at E3 2016 , but Sony has resisted supporting PS4 vs. Xbox One gaming. However this isn't necessarily a done deal yet. In a happy incident back in September past year, a bug in the game caused players from Xbox One and PS4 play together. It does look like the cross-platform play could arrive for games like Fortnite , Minecraft, Rocket League, or any number of multiplayer games already released or yet to arrive - but only when ...


NCAA Tournament dishes Virginia a tough road as top team

NCAA Tournament dishes Virginia a tough road as top team

There's a reason why sports fans are obsessed with this time of year, and here's to hoping for better results than last year for the Wildcats when they lost in the second round to Wisconsin. Villanova, under Coach Jay Wright , is displaying consistent excellence. Oklahoma State women's basketball coach Jim Littell bristled just hearing the word.