Search functionality and customization have been focal points, and this update largely keys in on those things. The menu layout has shifted the bottom with options for Channels, What’s On, Remote, Photos+ and Settings. The Channels section lays out everything you have installed, with a separate tab to access and install others.
Samsung has released its Gear S app on the iOS App Store to enable users with the Gear S2 and Gear S3 (Frontier and Classic) smartwatches, plus the Gear Fit app for the Fit2 band, to work with the iPhone and iPad. Both are available to download now, if you want to get started.
Asus officially entered the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) space with its new Zenfone AR smartphone, while focusing on how a camera focuses with its Zenfone 3 Zoom handset. On top of that, it has gone a little bigger with its ZenBook 3 laptop by unveiling a “Deluxe” version.
The new Google Shop, which just launched at Best Buy in Mississauga isn’t just a visual spectacle. It is absolutely the best way to experience Google’s products, hands-on, in a comfortable environment and with Google Guides on hand to answer any questions.
If you live in the Toronto area, the newly launched Google Shop is easy to reach at Best Buy in the Heartland Town Centre. There were also Google Shops launched in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary.
In a year where some smartphones have surprised, while others have spontaneously combusted, Google’s latest entry into the fray is in the two Pixel handsets that have effectively replaced the previous Nexus line. Going higher-end under the Pixel moniker is one of the obvious differences, but with performance and a new virtual assistant being hyped alongside all that, there was plenty to look forward to with the Pixel XL.