Tag Archive: Design


Google Maps turns 15, gets a design refresh and new features

Google will also be rolling out an update to the Live View feature within Maps later this year.

What you need to know Google Maps is celebrating its 15th birthday. To celebrate, Google has introduced a new icon for Maps, along with a few new features. The updated Google Maps app with the new look will begin rolling out on both iOS and Android today.

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Diesel On Fadelite watch launches with stylish translucent design

Fossil Group on Monday introduced its newest member of the Diesel On family of smartwatches in the Fadelite. Offered in four distinct colors, it’s a unisex approach to Wear OS with mostly new hardware.

Key specifications in the watch include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 processor with 4GB internal storage. Also present are GPS, NFC, water resistance, and support for Google Assistant.

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Peak Design Everyday Backpack v2 review: My new daily carry

I’ve been using Peak Design bags for years. I bought an Everyday Backpack in 2017 after reading almost universally glowing reviews, and watched it quickly become the bag on just about every tech blogger’s back at press events and trade shows.

Seriously, I can’t tell you how many times someone on the Android Central team has grabbed the wrong Everyday Backpack on their way out during work trips and had to turn around, and with CES right around  [Read More…]

Galaxy Buds+ render leaks out and shows no change in design

The newest wireless buds from Samsung were seen in the code for its smart home app SmartThings.

What you need to know The update to the Galaxy Buds doesn’t appear to have any physical changes in design. Galaxy Buds+ will likely launch when Samsung announces the new Galaxy S11 devices. One of the most exciting updates for these buds is the potential for active noise canceling.

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Diablo IV has another system design update talking about attack and defense

Changes to the way attack and defense work.

What you need to know Diablo IV was announced at BlizzCon 2019. A new blog post goes over the changes being made to attack and defense values. More information and behind-the-scenes development updates are coming in February 2020. Diablo IV does not currently have a release date.

In a previous system design update, David Kim, Lead Systems Designer on Diablo IV, talked about how the team was carefully considering  [Read More…]

Motorola One Hyper revealed as unlocked phone with all-screen design

Motorola on Wednesday introduced yet another member of its One series of phones. The One Hyper is an unlocked handset which works with AT&T, T-Mobile, and their respective GSM partners.

Priced $ 400, the One Hyper runs Android 10 and features a 6.5-inch LCD at full HD resolution. In fact, it’s all screen on the front as the selfie camera is tucked inside the body.

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Samsung Galaxy A71 renders show hole-punch design, quad camera setup

The Galaxy A71 is likely to be launched sometime early next year.

What you need to know Popular leaker @OnLeaks has collaborated with CashKaro to release the first CAD-based renders of the Samsung Galaxy A71. The renders reveal an Infinity-O display and an L-shaped quad camera array on the back. It is rumored that the upcoming mid-range smartphone will sport a 6.7-inch FHD+ display and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675 chipset.

Earlier this month, we got our first look  [Read More…]

Diablo IV system design update goes over endgame progression

Blizzard is still figuring out how endgame systems will work.

What you need to know Diablo IV was announced at BlizzCon 2019 by Blizzard Entertainment. David Kim, Lead Systems Designer on Diablo IV, has posted an update on endgame progression and more. More news will come in the form of quarterly updates starting in February 2020. There is not yet a release window for the game.

While Blizzard has confirmed that quarterly updates for Diablo IV will  [Read More…]

Netgear’s new Orbi mesh Wi-Fi system has a compact design, lower price tag

The new Orbi WiFi System (RBK14) can cover homes up to 6,000 sq. ft.

What you need to know Netgear has come up with a new Orbi dual band Mesh WiFi system. The company’s latest Orbi Home WiFi system is designed for households with several internet-connected devices and delivers combined speeds of up to 1.2Gbps. Netgear’s new Orbi Mesh WiFi system is now on sale in the U.S. through authorized partners and other resellers for a starting  [Read More…]