Monthly Archives: March 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 begins era of better Bluetooth – CNET

Enlarge ImageSamsung's Galaxy S8 phone is the first with Bluetooth 5 networking. Sarah Tew/CNET You're more likely to buy Samsung's new Galaxy S8 phone for its screen, processor or camera, but owners will get another significant technology improvement, too: the new Bluetooth 5 generation of the wireless network technology. "This is the first publicly available…
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Samsung Galaxy S7 review – CNET

Editors' note (March 28, 2017): Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, the follow ups to 2016's excellent Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Priced at $750 (£689 and AU$1,199), the Galaxy S8 features a beautifully curved 5.8-inch screen with an ultra-narrow bezel; facial recognition as an alternative way to unlock the phone;…
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Google's Family Link unlocks Android for kids – CNET

Enlarge ImageGoogle Family Link lets you track your kids' app usage -- and physical location. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET About six years ago, a 5-year-old girl asked her mother why her Google search for "train" failed to show her anything about Thomas the Tank Engine, the cheeky cartoon character that's a favorite for kids. It…
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