[Update: Now in stock] Fossil Sport review: The best Wear OS has to offer

<ul class="list-unstyled list-banners"><li> <a class="banner banner-update" title="View the 2018/12/18 7:20pm PST Update" href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/18/fossil-sport-review-the-best-wear-os-has-to-offer/#1"> <span class="update-header">Update<span class="update_1"> 1</span>: 2018/12/18 7:20pm PST</span> <div class="ellipsize"> <span class="update-title">The Fossil Sport was sold out when this review was initially published, but it has just become available again from Fossil's online store for $199.99 ($50 off). Make sure</span> </div> </a> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DSC02074.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-530789" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DSC02074-728x484.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="444" /></a></p> <p>I have been a user of Android Wear/Wear OS practically since it was released. I bought a Samsung Gear Live a few months after it became available, followed by a Moto 360 and an original LG...

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Lenovo Unveils First Smartphone with 12GB of RAM

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/18/lenovo-unveils-first-smartphone-with-12gb-of-ram/">Lenovo Unveils First Smartphone with 12GB of RAM</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Qualcomm slams Apple’s response to iPhone ban in China, says it should be ‘taking a bite out of sales’

After criticizing Apple in a statement yesterday for its response to China’s injunction against certain iPhone models, Qualcomm continues its PR circuit today. Speaking to Bloomberg, Qualcomm General Counsel Don Rosenberg today slammed Apple for its reaction to the China ban, saying it’s something that “needs to be taken very seriously.” Sylvania HomeKit Light Strip […]

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Android Police Holiday Giveaway Roundup: All the cool things you can win from AP and our partners this week

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/roundup2.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-533599" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/roundup2-728x368.png" alt="" width="668" height="338" /></a></p> <p>Now that Christmas is so close that you can almost taste it many companies are running giveaways on AP to take part in the holiday spirit. They are offering some excellent deals and prizes, which would be a shame to miss out on. In an effort to collect every giveaway we are currently running in one place, we have put together this special holiday giveaway roundup for your convenience. As new giveaways are published, they will be added here, so make sure to keep an eye on this post...

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How Facebook sneakily uses IP data & more for targeted ads, even if users disable all location settings

Facebook has a storied history of privacy concerns, especially as privacy relates to advertising. Today, Aleksandra Korolova, a University of Southern California computer science professor, has shared a post on Medium diving deeper into Facebook’s targeted ad technology. Specifically, Korolova focuses on how Facebook is able to deliver location-based ads even if you disable location […]

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Giveaway: 60+ free wallpapers for AP readers [US, UK, UE, International, Mars]

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-534035" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/hero-728x409.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="375" /></a>Merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, jolly Kwanzaa, or content December. I'll let you pick the greeting you identify with most. During this time of year it's lovely to focus on the things that bring us together, and one thing I think we can all agree on here at AP is that free stuff is awesome. In that spirit of awesomeness, I'd like to give each of you a small gift to celebrate Christmas (I'm doing the giving here, so I think I get to pick the occasion). <span id="more-533953"></span></p> <p>As much as...

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193: Assistant NBA voting, Chrome 72 beta, Twitter stories | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got some Google Assistant and Google Home stories, Chrome 72 beta, and a couple of Twitter stories — one of which is particularly amusing. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/12/9to5google-daily-193.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750! New […]

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Huawei poised to spend billions to fix its bad security reputation

In a rare show of openness from the secretive company, Huawei held a large press event at its Dongguan offices. During this press conference, Huawei announced that it will spend $2 billion over the next five years on updating its security infrastructure. The conference and funds are likely to help sway the opinion that Huawei […]

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The Best iPhone, iPad, and Mac Apps of 2018

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/12/18/best-iphone-ipad-and-mac-apps-of-2018/">The Best iPhone, iPad, and Mac Apps of 2018</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Google Assistant on Android TV now working in Spanish — with a few regional limitations

<p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Assistant-how-can-I-help-but-spanish.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-533963" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Assistant-how-can-I-help-but-spanish-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Google has just silently rolled out Spanish language support for its Assistant on Android TV, spotted via <a href="https://assistant.google.com/intl/es_es/platforms/tv/">a new localization page</a> for the product category. There are a few irregularities right now, though, such as inconsistent behavior depending on precisely <em>which</em> setting you flip it to, and Google's <a href="https://support.google.com/assistant/answer/7541014">support page</a> for the Assistant on Android TV hasn't been updated to mention the new support just yet. <span id="more-533960"></span></p> <p>In our own testing with the Nvidia Shield, Spanish is up and working with all expected features if you set...

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You can now ask Google Home to read G Suite calendar events

For the longest time, Google Home devices couldn’t read calendar events from your G Suite account. This was a weird omission that looks to have been fixed today, according to a tip sent to Android Police. The tipster claimed that his Google Home read events from his work calendar when he said “good morning.” Android Police tested it […]

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Google’s Street View Trekker rig goes on a diet, upgrades its cameras

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/trekkerhero.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone wp-image-533919 size-hero-size" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/trekkerhero-e1545171118504-728x408.png" width="668" height="374" /></a></p> <p>Google's Street View project is one of the largest collections of 360 panoramas images available for public use. While most images are taken with the easily recognizable Street View cars, for off-road collection a contraption called the Street View Trekker is used. Today, the Street View team is announcing an upgraded Trekker that has shed a few pounds and improved on image quality.</p> <p><span id="more-533880"></span>The cameras on the new Trekker have a wider aperture and increased megapixel count.<div class="clear"></div> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/18/googles-street-view-trekker-rig-goes-on-a-diet-upgrades-its-cameras/" class="read-more">Read More</a></p><p><a href='https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/12/18/googles-street-view-trekker-rig-goes-on-a-diet-upgrades-its-cameras/'>Google's Street View Trekker rig goes on a diet, upgrades...

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