Xiaomi made fitness tracking accessible with its $ 15 Mi Band. It is now doing the same for virtual reality.
It’s an incredibly exciting time for virtual reality. The HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are catering to the enthusiast segment, and for those looking to experience what the medium has to offer on their smartphones, there’s the Gear VR, Homido V2, and the budget Google Cardboard.
And now Xiaomi is getting into the fray with its [Read More…]
ASUS is launching the ZenFone 3 series in India on August 17. The company has sent out invites to the media for its Zenvolution event, where we’ll likely see all three models in the ZenFone 3 series — the ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe and ZenFone 3 Ultra — make their debut in the country.
ASUS already revealed that the ZenFone 3 Deluxe will be the first phone to run the Snapdragon 821 SoC, which has [Read More…]
T-Mobile has announced the U.S. carrier is adding a further 16 providers to its Binge On program, which essentially enables subscribers to enjoy select services and streaming platforms without using up any data on their plan. The company boasts more than 100 services on this program, allowing customers to enjoy 765 million hours of video for free so far.
Here’s the full list of newly added providers:
ABC Apple Music Big Ten Network CEEK VR DISH Anywhere Disney [Read More…]
Starting tomorrow July 16 AT&T is bringing back its BOGO deal for AT&T Next and AT&T Next Every Year, just in time for the school season. Phones included in the offer are Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S6 32GB, Samsung Galaxy S6 active 32Gb, LG G5 and LG V10, among others. Details In order to
The Raspberry Pi line of products are supported by a wide selection of operating systems, including Windows, but now Google could add another option to the list — Android. As covered by ArsTechnica, a new device tree has been spotted in Google’s Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository for the Raspberry Pi 3. For those of you who have yet to learn about the Pi, it’s a small board with multiple integrated components, essentially a very small [Read More…]
Bank of America joined in on the Google I/O fray today, announcing it plans to support Android Pay at 5,000 of its cardless ATMs by the end of year. To kick things off, Bank of America says that it plans to begin that rollout starting with 2,400 ATMs this month.
Once support is rolled out, Bank of America customers will be able to hit up cardless ATMs and not only withdraw money using Android Pay, but also [Read More…]
Location sharing company Glympse has announced a version of its app for the Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch. With the app, you will be able to easily share your location with just a couple of taps on your Gear S2.
In addition to location sharing, Glympse for Gear S2 will let you request a location from your friends that are using Glympse. You can also mark certain contacts as favorites, and view incoming Glympses right on your [Read More…]
HTC and Under Armour are bringing the UA HealthBox kit to Canada this May.
Available May 23 for $ 549.99 CAD, the UA HealthBox features three HTC-designed, Under Armour-operated health products: the UA Band, which tracks steps, heart rate, sleep, and calories; the UA Scale, which tracks weight goals; and the Heart Rate, a chest strap that accurately tracks heart rate during runs. All of the data is tracked by the UA Record app, available for [Read More…]
All things must be unboxed. And occasionally they must be filmed at the same time.
Said it before, and we’ll say it again. We’re generally not huge fans of the pomp and circumstance that tends to come with taking phones we’ve already seen out of boxes. But sometimes things are special. There was the LG Optimus Black “Unbooking” way back in 2011. Only a few months later we had the bizarre alien head that was part [Read More…]
MasterCard has teamed up with the BMO Financial Group for the rollout of a biometric verification program for corporate credit cards, which will allow card holders in the U.S. and Canada to confirm online purchases with either their fingerprint or using facial recognition. Verification will take place through MasterCard’s Identity Check app, and the program will at first be limited to corporate cards issued to BMO employees in the U.S. and Canada.
When using a card [Read More…]