Tag Archive: Alpha


The Nubia Alpha is the weirdest wearable at IFA 2018

You’ve seen smartphones; you’ve seen smartwatches; but today at IFA 2018 I got to see … well, something in between.

The Nubia Alpha (or nubia-α if you wanna be proper about it) comes to us from the same folks who made the Red Magic smartphone that’s capturing the eyeballs of the gaming crowd. Nubia was spun off from parent company ZTE back in 2014, and besides making gaming phones it’s apparently busied itself building products straight out  [Read More…]

Battle Royale Alpha for Rec Room on PlayStation VR starts today

Rec Room is the social game you want in VR

There are very view games out there that offer the huge variety of content that Rec Room from Against Gravity offers and there are certainly none of them that offer it for free. That and the amazing community that has grown up around the game makes Rec Room a must have for any VR owner.

So what is Rec Room?

Put simply Rec Room is a First Person  [Read More…]

LG’s 2018 TVs include new ‘Alpha 9’ processor for natural language processing, Google Assistant

In the week before CES, LG’s announcements for the show keep coming.

CES is always a big show for TVs, and LG is using the opportunity to announce a new version of its TV-focused “Alpha” processor and software to further modernize its big-screen offerings. With its 2018 lineup, LG is bringing its webOS-based TV software into the growing “ThinQ” brand, denoting its AI and smart home capabilities. It’s all fueled by a new “Alpha 9” processor, replacing the previous  [Read More…]

Instagram alpha program for Android users is now available

Want to try out the latest Instagram features ahead of everyone else? Then you’re in luck because the Facebook-owned app just opened up an alpha program for its Android app. An Instagram employee – who was subsequently verified by a Reddit mod – started a thread inviting people to join the new alpha program. The […]

Maze Alpha available for pre-order as super cheap Xiaomi Mi MIX alternative

A few months ago we brought you news that industry newcomer, Maze was working on a bezeless smartphone in the vein of the highly acclaimed Xiaomi Mi MIX, called the Alpha. Well, the phone has been made available for pre-order on GearBest. And the biggest surprise is the super low price tag. While the Xiaomi […]

Grab a Galaxy Alpha folio case for just $32 today

Folio cases can be a bit of a pain, but when they have windows like the S-View flip cover does they are far more useful. If you’re rocking a Galaxy Alpha, you can pick one up right now for just $ 32.

Protect your Galaxy Alpha screen for just $8.87 today

If you’re rocking a Galaxy Alpha and want to keep your screen protected, Samsung’s 2-pack of protectors is a must-have. The protectors are easy to install and prevent scratches from impacting your screen, and right now you can grab them for just $ 8.87.

The first alpha release of Remix OS puts Android onto your PC

Android apps running on a PC? That’s what the team at Jibe, founded by three ex-Google members, wants to offer with the first release of Remix OS It’s is based on the open source Android-x86 project and is supposed to allow Android-based apps to run on a conventional x86 PC.

Jide says:

What you can do on your device is invariably the most important part of any computing experience. By revitalizing your seasoned hardware with Remix  [Read More…]

AC editors’ apps of the week: SwiftKey Neural Alpha, Nibblers, Revolution and more

Our weekly app picks

It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.

Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we  [Read More…]

SwiftKey debuts Neural Alpha- the first keyboard that thinks for you

Today, SwiftKey took the first step in the next generation of keyboards. The keyboard giant released Neural Alpha, the first version of their newest keyboard that will change the way predictive text works. SwiftKey is installed on about a billion devices worldwide and using what they’ve learned, SwiftKey has developed the first “neural net” that will think along with you as you type to provide you with text suggestions that fit the context of your conversation.

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