Google Pixel 7 news and rumors: What Google’s next big phone could bring

The Google Pixel 6 represented a shift in direction for Google. The phone is the first to offer a Google-designed chip, in the new Tensor chip, plus it offers some incredible camera features, and more. But while Google has been building phones for a long time, the Pixel 6 is still a first-gen product in …

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You no longer have to say ‘Hey Google’ to get the Assistant to shut up

No “hey Google” required. | Photo: Dan Seifert / The Verge

If your Google Assistant-powered smart home display or speaker is rambling on and on after you asked it for the weather, you can now tell it to “stop” without having to say “Hey Google” first. It’s a small, but welcome, change and one that makes interacting with a digital assistant just a little more natural.

Google’s smart home devices have had a version of this feature for years, where you could silence an alarm without saying “Hey Google.” It’s nice to see it expanding to silence the Assistant, too — saying “stop” when you want something to… well, stop happening is just so instinctive, like batting at an insect buzzing around your ear.

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Apple releases iOS 15.3 to the public with minor bug fixes and improvements

Apple has released iOS 15, the latest OS version for iPhone. Update now!

Apple has just released iOS 15.3 after having the release candidate for developers and public beta testers last week. This update is relatively minor, as it just features some bug fixes and improvements.

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January 26, 2022: Apple releases iOS 15.3

Apple has just released iOS 15.3. The release is relatively minor, as it just includes bug fixes and improvements.

January 12, 2022: Apple releases iOS 15.2.1

Apple has just released iOS 15.2.1. This is a small update that fixes issues with Messages sent through an iCloud link that won’t load, as well as unresponsive third-party CarPlay apps.

December 13, 2021: Apple releases iOS 15.2 to the general public.

Apple has released iOS 15.2 for iPhon…