How helpful are these assistants? And is there a clearly superior option? We tested the offerings from Microsoft, Apple and Google -- Cortana, Siri and Google Assistant, respectively -- by coming up with a list of presumably simple tasks and seeing how each one performed each task.
The Android or iPhone debate too often focuses on which is the “best.” That’s often a misnomer, because each ecosystem has its own distinct advantages that might tempt you to switch from one to another.
Mindfulness is one of the hot new terms when it comes to healthy living. The idea it embodies: slow down, take stock of your life from time to time, and clear away all the clutter in your life, from the spare keys in your junk drawer to the Facebook friends you can't even remember.
The same principle applies to your cloud storage.Without taking some time to think about exactly what you’ve stored there, you may get sucked into the false panacea promised by limitless cloud storage.
There are so many good, cloud-based backup options now that unless you work for clandestine services or would rather keep local files of everything, there’s no reason not to go with the cloud. But which one? We'll lay out your options.
Some areas of Android security are finally rock solid, while there are other areas that Google definitely needs to nail down. But don’t forget that most of security is consumer behavior: if you take the right steps, there’ll be little for you to worry about.
How do you plan where to spend your tech budget where all the radical, new stuff is still a few months off? And why is it taking so long anyway? Here's our explanation, via Google IO, the show whose motto this year was "Coming Soon."
Google is finally giving you a system for saving stuff on the web, which had been sorely lagging. But the actual workflow isn’t completely straightforward. Let’s take a deeper dive into Google’s solutions and how they may work best for you.