Tag Archive: Launches

Google launches second-gen Jump camera for filming VR

Google has launched the second-gen Jump and the Jump Start initiative, which gets the appropriate tech for making VR into the hands of content creators.

Google is certainly not backing down from virtual reality any time soon. In fact, it’s announced the next generation of the Jump camera for capturing three-dimensional 360 video.

The second-gen Jump camera — preceded only by the GoPro Odyssey — comes packed with 17 Yi Halo 4K-capable cameras. Seventeen! There are 16 cameras continuously  [Read More…]

Bell launches support for near-gigabit LTE speeds in Canada

Near-gigabit speeds are coming to one Canadian carrier.

Bell, the third-largest carrier in Canada, has announced that it now supports quad-band LTE Advanced in some parts of Canada, enabling speeds of up to 750Mbps.

The company launched tri-band LTE Advanced a couple of years ago, but now that the Galaxy S8 is approaching release, and with the support of gigabit LTE speeds with 256QAM and 4×4 MIMO, Bell is taking the opportunity to re-ignite the wireless speed  [Read More…]

Farpoint for PlayStation VR: Everything you need before the game launches!

Survive the desert, find the scientists, kill the baddies, and do it all with a sweet new aim controller.

After months of waiting, Farpoint for PlayStation VR is almost here. With a release date of May 16, 2017 it’s right around the corner. There has been a lot of hype for Farpoint, and for good reason. You’ve got a full length single-player campaign, a mysterious desert planet that wants to kill you, a new controller for shooting  [Read More…]

Twitter Lite launches for users who want to save up on data

Back in 2015, Facebook launched Facebook Lite, a variation of the app designed to deliver a faster experience on slower mobile networks and not so advanced Android mobile phones. Well Twitter is following Facebook’s footsteps and today announced Twitter Lite – a stripped down version of its flagship service, optimized for slow 2G networks. Twitter […]

Ulefone Power 2 launches with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 6,050mAh battery

Ulefone on Tuesday added its latest smartphone, the Power 2, to its growing portfolio of Android devices. The Power is one of Ulefone’s best-selling handsets so we might expect that the successor falls nicely in line. At a minimum, we’re happy to see it keep the same massive 6,050mAh battery, ensuring it is worthy of the namesake. […]

OnePluse 3T Colette Edition launches in custom black color and blue box

If you were hoping for a blue OnePlus 3T, we’ll have to burst your bubble. After intensive teasing, the Chinese company announced it was partnering up with fashion boutique Colette which coincidentally is celebrating 20 years of existence. But instead of birthing a blue OnePlus 3T, this partnership produced an all-black handset instead. It’s a […]

Moto G5 Plus launches in India for ₹16,999

Moto G5 Plus will be up for sale later today in India.

At a media event in New Delhi, Motorola launched the Moto G5 Plus in the Indian market. The Plus variant of the phone is making its debut today, and the standard version is set to launch at a later date in the country.

India is Motorola’s largest global market, and Lenovo is turning to the Moto G series to continue its sales momentum in  [Read More…]

Raw Fury’s smash-hit Kingdom: News Lands launches on Android and iOS

Back in January, Raw Fury announced that its fantastic and aptly named kingdom-building game Kingdom: New Lands would be coming to mobile marketplaces on January 31st. Then on January 27th, the launch was delayed indefinitely, and I, for one, was ridiculously saddened by it. Kingdom: New Lands is now available on Android devices! Defend your […]

Samsung Pay launches in Sweden

Samsung Pay Swedish beta now live, with a limited number of supported devices and payment providers.

Samsung Pay’s global reach continues to expand, with the payment service’s launch in Sweden today. Galaxy owners with a compatible phone, Swedish SIM and credit or debit card can get up and running by opening the Samsung Pay app on their device. Technically today’s launch is a beta with a relatively limited list of supported devices — the Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy S7  [Read More…]

Google launches its first original podcast

Not so long ago Spotify launched three original podcast, in a bid to stand out in the highly competitive music service market. And now Google is following suit. Today the search giant is launching its own original podcast about music called City Soundtracks under the Google Play Music banner. For this endeavor, Google has partnered […]