Timing is everything in the high-end smartphone world.
We now have a set-in-stone announce date of March 29 for the Galaxy S8, but the actual release date for the phone hitting retailers is still in flux. A report from VentureBeat claims Samsung may wait just shy of a full month after announcement to release the Galaxy S8 on April 29.
That’s a week later than the first expected release of April 21, which in itself is about a week [Read More…]
An update to the Nest app for Android makes some big improvements to notifications using machine learning.
It sounds like a bad joke, but thanks to advancements in machine learning, Nest is now able to automatically add “activity zones” for doors, something that had to be done manually before now.
The company announced the software update for its Nest Cam line, which includes the excellent Nest Outdoor Cam, along with a number of notification improvements to its [Read More…]
During the last few weeks we have been doing a series on how to make your analog home “smart”. We have covered things like controlling your Thermostat, controlling lights and appliances with WeMo, and using Hue to set the mood. There is one major piece missing from your smart home that we have not covered,
Fancy eating out at that incredible restaurant both yourself and friends really enjoy, but can’t quite muster up the effort to get dressed and head out the front door? No worries, simply fire up the new UberEATS app and have the company deliver food from said establishment straight to your door. Uber has offered food delivery in the past, but now there’s a dedicated app.
Available for iOS and Android, the new app offers this unique [Read More…]
We live in the mobile age. Our phones are now like swiss army knives. They can do just about anything. You can watch TV, monitor your home, change your thermostat, call people, etc… So why not lock and unlock your doors? The Quicklock Doorlock allows you to do just that.
The Quicklock Doorlock overview
The Quicklock Doorlock is a replacement door handle and lock. It forgoes the traditional key and keyhole approach and brings the lock setup into the modern age. [Read More…]
There are two things I’ve learned about Android users in my three years covering the platform: they love to customize, and they often like to show-off their affinity for the little green [Read More…]
The Sept. 20 Deal of the Day is a hot one for you HTC ThunderBolt owners: It’s the HTC 2750 mAh extended battery with extended battery door. It gives you almost double the juice of the stock battery, and it’s an official HTC accessory, so it’s got the name and might of the manufacturer behind it. And it’s on sale today only for [Read More…]