Amazon's Echo is the best voice-controlled product that I've seen at the consumer level. It's versatile, powerful, and amazingly quick to recognize your speech and then do something, whether that's answering a trivia question, playing music, giving you the weather forecast, or controlling your home's lighting.
Google has allowed a branding and marketing mess to fester around its enterprise business for far too long. The company needs a unifying message that can explain Google for Work to prospective customers in a more cohesive fashion.
The Macworld staff is still on the fence about Apple Music. Some of us are really into the recommended playlists--which are sometimes eerily relevant--while others are still dealing with the aftermath of enabling iCloud Music Library. But even fans of the streaming service have noticed that making a playlist is nowhere near as simple as it could be. If you're looking for a quick guide to creating and adding to an Apple Music playlist on iOS or iTunes, we've got you covered.
The list of 'anythings' Excel can do keeps growing, as new versions with more templates and better features are released. Many prefer the simplicity of Excel over Word because it offers a huge, very adaptable grid with drag-and-drop graphics that are easy to manipulate.
Nokia has reached an agreement to sell its Here mapping and location services business to an automotive industry consortium consisting of Audi, BMW Group and Daimler, in a deal that gives the business an enterprise value of €2.8 billion (US$3.1 billion).
If you love paying through the nose for hundreds of cable TV channels you never watch this post isn't for you. But if you're sick of Comcast and its rivals, here's some good news: In the last couple of months there have been announcements of at least four significant new streaming options and services.
Earlier this month, a security vulnerability in Adobe Flash compelled Google and Mozilla to temporarily block the plug-in from their browsers. Now, Facebook says the problems with Flash could hurt its bottom line.
Pocket has made it super simple to save content to read later for the last eight years, but the popular service hasn't been able to recommend you articles you haven't read. That changes now. Pocket is opening up a public beta for people who want to try out new features before they're polished, and first up is a new Recommendations tab.
An individual who did work for Hacking Team was in contact with hackers working for a terrorist organization, and disgruntled employees -- who deny the charge -- were planning to sell an antidote to the spyware vendor's surveillance software, an Italian newspaper reported Friday.