Lenovo Just Made Using the Yoga Book a Lot Better with a Software Update

We say it often here at MBEDDED¬†- "All this device needs is a good software update." "Maybe it just needs updated software?" "The hardware's great, but the software could use an upgrade." We said something similar during our Lenovo Yoga Book review. Why? Because the goals Lenovo was trying to achieve weren't blossoming into the … Continue reading Lenovo Just Made Using the Yoga Book a Lot Better with a Software Update

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Latest Insider Preview Brings the People Bar Back to Windows 10

Build 16184 of Windows 10 is now rolling out to Fast Ring Insiders everywhere, and with it comes a welcome addition: the People bar. Initially, Microsoft planned to include this feature in the Creators Update but ultimately scrapped it before the update could finalize. The People bar sits atop the taskbar in Windows 10 and … Continue reading Latest Insider Preview Brings the People Bar Back to Windows 10

[Update #2: Officially Official] Apple Reportedly Signs Deal to Supply Musical.ly with Song Clips

Update: Apple has confirmed that they've teamed up with Musical.ly in a now-deleted tweet. We'll keep you posted on any further developments. Update 2: Apple has tweeted once again from their Apple Music Twitter account about the partnership, but this time they haven't taken down the tweet. Therefore, the feature is officially official. You can … Continue reading [Update #2: Officially Official] Apple Reportedly Signs Deal to Supply Musical.ly with Song Clips

You Can Now Load the Google Assistant on Any Device with a New SDK

https://youtu.be/Wsic12MXlsc A new SDK has been launched by Google that allows interested developers to load the AI-backed Google Assistant on practically any device. The company says the toolkit is perfect for your own hardware prototype "like a self-built robot or a voice-enabled smart mirror," so obviously the technology isn't ready yet to go commercial. But … Continue reading You Can Now Load the Google Assistant on Any Device with a New SDK

Apple Rolls Out Fifth Build of iOS 10.3.2 to Testers

Just three days ago, Apple released the fourth build of iOS 10.3.2 to beta testers everywhere. Now, the company is at it again with the fifth beta of the future OS upgrade for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. If your device is registered to receive beta builds,¬†head over to Settings > General > Software … Continue reading Apple Rolls Out Fifth Build of iOS 10.3.2 to Testers

You Can Now Slap Our Logo on Your Android Wear Watch

Smartwatches are trendy. Whether you have an Apple Watch, Moto 360, or LG Watch, there's plenty of people out there with a computer strapped to their wrist to check notifications and get fitter. So what better way to enjoy your favorite technology news website than with a free watch face you can stare at for … Continue reading You Can Now Slap Our Logo on Your Android Wear Watch

Samsung Introduces New App to Combat Distracted Driving

Samsung today announced a new effort to attempt to rid the world of distracted drivers who tend to use their smartphone while operating a vehicle. A new app called In-Traffic Reply will automatically detect when one is in the driver's seat and automatically reply to anyone who contacts them. A text message will notify contactees … Continue reading Samsung Introduces New App to Combat Distracted Driving

It’s Not Just You – Instagram is Down [Update: It’s Live Again]

At around 1:30 PM ET or so, many users (including myself) noticed that Instagram is temporarily down. The mobile apps don't work, going to Instagram.com does nothing - what gives? It's likely that a server issue is just taking place right now, but this incident is worth noting since it doesn't usually happen to this … Continue reading It’s Not Just You – Instagram is Down [Update: It’s Live Again]