Google Home can answer questions, trigger entertainment experiences, and control smart home devices. But I'm more interested in Google's embrace of the various screens we all have around the home.
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The transition to Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) will take time. That said, one PWA, Twitter Lite, has emerged as a clear winner. And it works very well across platforms.
Google this week announced a set of updates for its Chrome web browser that are aimed at speeding its adoption in Microsoft's key market, the enterprise.
As it does each month, Microsoft is providing its Office 365 customers with news about a new set of updates today.
When Google announced its Home appliance a year ago, I figure it would quickly evolve into the most powerful and useful solution of its kind, thanks to the firm's deep search engine and machine learning expertise.
As part of a broader Surface Pro (2017) announcement today, Microsoft also revealed that it is enabling new inking experiences in Office 365, including a new app called Whiteboard.
Apple is overhauling its in-store learning initiatives, creating "modern-day town square"-type customer experiences. And that gave me an interesting idea about what I believe to be Apple's biggest advantage.
Like Microsoft a week earlier at Build 2017, Google hosted several sessions at its own I/O conference about Progressive Web Apps, or PWAs. Here is what they discussed.
One of the enduring frustrations of being a technology enthusiast is that the broad claims made on stage during industry events are rarely matched by reality. Microsoft and Google are both guilty of this.
With Microsoft and Google hosting their respective developer conferences back to back, it's hard to not compare their competing visions for the future.
Google showed off a number of new features coming to Google Photos. Key among them is a simpler, more proactive way to share photos with others.
A year ago, Google announced its Assistant and the Assistant-powered Home appliance. This year, both products are being significantly upgraded.
Duolingo announced today that its amazing language learning app now supports Japanese, one of the hardest languages for English speakers to learn.
You have to give Google some credit: There is no idea from its competitors that is too good to steal. And so it is now with the search giant's latest educational push.