• Google Assistant on touchscreens means competition for Alexa in the workplace

    10 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    This week, Google unveiled that Assistant is coming to four new touchscreen devices from LG, Sony, JBL, and Lenovo. With voice commands and a screen, the new devices will be able to make video calls, and serve up things like YouTube videos, directions, cooking help, or your favorite photos. The devices, which made their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, represent Google's first attempt to offer smart speakers with screens to compete against Amazon's Echo Show and Echo Spot. Both Amazon devices were made available for purchase last year.
    In their haste to get ahead of...
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  • Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra vs. Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra - what's new?

    Sony Xperia XA2 and XA2 Ultra vs. Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra - what's new?

    10 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Earlier this week, at CES 2018, Sony unveiled two new mid-range Android Oreo smartphones that succeed the Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra of last year. Called Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra, the new handsets are already available to pre-order in the US, being offered unlocked for $349 and $449, respectively.
    While Sony didn't drastically change the design of its new Xperia XA family, the XA2 and XA2 Ultra look better than their predecessors, thanks in no small part to their reduced top and bottom bezels. Another thing that's almost instantly noticeable on both handsets is the presence of...
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