In a few days Lenovo and Motorola are going to take the stage at MWC 2017 and launch (at least) two highly anticipate middle-range smartphone – the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus. Coming to replace the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, the two handsets will sport fairly decent specs and affordable price-tags. While […]
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Easily track your slumber with Sleep as Android.
How can you track your sleep patterns with Android Wear 2.0 if it doesn’t come with a built-in sleep tracker? And why doesn’t Android Wear natively feature sleep tracking abilities the way that most fitness bands do?
Unfortunately, I don’t have the answer to the second question, but I can help you with your sleep tracking conundrum—especially if the smartwatch you brought home doesn’t offer its own sleep tracking [Read More…]
Huawei is working on a voice assistant for Chinese customers.
Huawei already develops its own application processors through its HiSilicon subsidiary, and it looks like the manufacturer is now working on a voice assistant to further differentiate its products in its home market. According to Bloomberg, work on developing a voice-based assistant that will rival Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant is underway:
A team of more than a hundred engineers is in the early stages of [Read More…]
Xiaomi is looking to trim the bezels even further with the Mi Mix II.
Xiaomi’s bezel-less Mi Mix was one of the most innovative products of 2016, with the phone rightfully receiving accolades from around the world. It looks like Xiaomi has already begun work on the successor to the Mi Mix, which will allegedly be dubbed the Mi Mix II. According to a recent Weibo post by Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun, the company is once again partnering with [Read More…]
HTC will design and release a mobile VR solution this year.
HTC isn’t selling as many phones as it used to, and is now referring to itself as a “VR company,” much to the delight of its shareholders.
The company has informed CNET UK that is working on a mobile version of the HTC Vive, though the design and functionality is not yet clear. What is clear is that “it’s not a phone slapped onto a headset. [Read More…]
Two of the best budget phones in India go head-to-head.
Xiaomi has started off the year strong with the Redmi Note 4, offering a feature-rich phone for ₹12,999. Although Huawei’s sub-brand Honor doesn’t have the same brand recognition as Xiaomi in India, the manufacturer’s latest budget handset, the Honor 6X, stands out in several areas.
In fact, the Honor 6X is the only phone that is close to the Redmi Note 4 when it comes to the [Read More…]
Is there such a thing as too much immersion?
A great VR experience pulls you in and keeps you totally engaged. It doesn’t matter if you’re battling sorcerers, diffusing bombs, operating on people, or just running a convenience store for robots. That immersed feeling is everything, and it’s never just one thing that pulls you in. A polished, natural-feeling environment coupled with some great audio can come together to build something truly special, but how much further [Read More…]
Getting the keyboard to open in Samsung Internet is easy, but closing it requires an extra step.
One of the coolest things you can do while playing with your Gear VR, is spend some time surfing the internet. That’s entirely possible too, with the help of the Samsung Internet app. This means you can check out 360 degree videos, or check out the latest SNL clip to give yourself a guffaw. However, some users have reported a [Read More…]