Say it isn’t so! HTC may have leaked its smartwatch as early as July 9th as part of a design video highlighting how HTC makes great phones. The unannounced watch, which is shown in the company’s official YouTube video, appears at around the 35-second mark and shows off a square watch face more akin to the competing LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live rather than than the radial face of Motorola’s Moto 360.
Yahoo has been on a mission to strengthen their mobile products for a while now and to push that envelope even further, the company has now announced they’ll be acquiring mobile analytics firm Flurry after having reached a definitive agreement. Flurry, was started in 2008 and today has reached over 170,000 developers across 1.4 billion devices monthly with their services being offered to pretty much every mobile operating system out there one way or another.
Verizon have just launched a new incentive program for customers that will use points they earn from performing everyday activities while using Verizon Wireless in exchange for a variety of rewards.
The Smart Rewards program will launch on July 24th for all customers on prepaid accounts, and those who register for the incentive program will be rewarded with 10,000 points waiting for them.
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Google has just rolled out an updated version of the Chrome OS for a variety of Chromebooks for different manufacturers. While there are several notable features and the usual bug fixes, better touch support is probably the most noteworthy component of this update. The update brings the build number up to 36.0.1985.126.
Android Wear smartwatches are the new hot thing in wearables, and the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch are the first ones out of the gate. Of course, we had to give them away, because we love to spread nerdy goodness around as much as we can! So, let’s just cut to the chase and see who the winners are, shall we?
We have heard about HTC and Samsung working on the ‘Prime’ version of their flagship smartphones, but it seems LG is planning to join the bandwagon as well. According to a Korean website, LG is planning to release the LG G3 Prime (or Cat.6) on July 25, and it will have faster download speeds and a better processor under the hood.
Control over how sensitive files are shared could be big for Google’s place in a BYOD world
Earlier we got a little more information about the new enterprise features coming with Android L, courtesy of Samsung’s contribution of portions of Knox. As consumers, it’s not really the sort of thing we think about, at least not very often. But one of the bullet points really stood out to me, and I think it could be just [Read More...]
So you’ve got an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for some Android apps to go along with it. We’ve got you covered. Our Watch This App column is designed to help educate readers in the various apps available for the platform and highlight the best of the bunch. Watch This App: Chrono Watch Face A great blend [Read More...]
Samsung is teasing iPhone owners and their small screens by saying, in usual Samsung marketing lingo, that the next big thing is already here. Highlighting the 5.1-inch display of the Galaxy S5, Samsung is telling you that iPhone owners don’t need to wait for the much rumored iPhone 6 that our friends at iMore are anxiously awaiting to get a better display.