Tag Archive: Made

HTC’s new Boost+ app is one of the least useful things they’ve ever made

HTC. Stop. What are you doing?

HTC has made their Boost+ app available for everyone today. It’s also a pre-installed application on the HTC 10. And it’s something they never should have spent time to make, and that you should never use.

To be fair, there are a couple good things happening in the Boost+ app. You can lock apps away from prying eyes if you give the app access to track what apps you  [Read More…]

Xiaomi made a $150 rice cooker that you can control with your phone

Xiaomi‘s latest smart home product is a $ 150 rice cooker that you can control with your phone. Dubbed the Mi Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker, the product is the first from Xiaomi’s Mi Ecosystem sub-brand, which will house all the smart appliances made by the vendor.

Xiaomi dabbles in more than phones and tablets, with the vendor collaborating with other brands to produce water purifiers, air purifiers, blood pressure monitors, and a  [Read More…]

T-Mobile made $297 million in Q4 2015, adding 2.1 million customers over the holidays

T-Mobile has published the company’s earnings report for Q4 2015. It was quite the profitable quarter for the U.S. carrier, netting $ 297 million in profit and adding a total of 2.1 million net new subscribers. The company has maintained a certain level of aggressiveness when it comes to marketing with more “Un-Carrier” moves being launched in attempt to transform the industry.

Of the 2.1 million total number of subscribers added in Q4, 1.3 million were  [Read More…]

The Honor 5X was made for tinkering

Most of us are more than happy to use our phone the way it came from the factory. Things mainly work as intended, and other than a few hiccups here and there, most new Android phones are more than capable of doing the stuff we want them to do. But for some of us, things need some changing.

If you fall into the second category and just love to mess with things — whether it makes them  [Read More…]

Google reportedly has made $31 billion from Android so far

While Google has always managed to keep mum on its profit margins, but its arch-rivals seem hell bent upon spilling all the beans. Recently, Oracle revealed in its petition that Google has made $ 31 billion in revenue and $ 22 billion in profit from Android so far. If you remember, Oracle is suing Google over the improper use of its Java APIs.

Google, on its part, slammed Oracle for publicly revealing “extremely sensitive information,” which was originally meant for “Attorney’s Eyes Only.”

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LG made an 18-inch OLED display that can be rolled up like a newspaper

LG is no stranger to screens that can flex and curve, but this time around the manufacturer has come up with an 18-inch OLED display that can be rolled up like a newspaper. The display will be showcased during CES 2016, alongside a host of new offerings from LG’s display division.

More TAG Heuer Connected smartwatches will be made to meet demand

It looks like there’s more demand for a $ 1,500 smartwatch than first expected. A new report says that TAG Heuer will begin to make 2,000 units per week of its recently launched Connected smartwatch, versus its current level of 1,200 units per week. This jump in production is in order to meet demand for the expensive Android Wear device.

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Facebook Lite for Android is now official, made for emerging countries with low bandwidth

Facebook Lite is a smaller version of the social networking app made for developing countries and markets.

After first being tested in a few countries in January, Facebook is now officially launching a new and smaller Android version of its social networking app called Facebook Lite.

Flickr has made it easier to upload, organize, and edit your photos

Yahoo has updated Flickr, both for Android and on the web, adding auto-uploads for all photos and videos on your device, a new timeline view, and more.

Flickr can now automatically upload all of the photos and videos you’ve taken on your device.

Google Wallet update makes it easier to find where and when you made your purchases

Google Wallet has scored an update today that makes it a bit easier to keep track of your purchases with the addition of a search tool and maps showing the location of each transaction.

Besides being able to more easily track down old transactions, the obvious advantage with these changes is to more easily keep track of potential unauthorized purchases. If you’re checking out a receipt from a tap-and-pay transaction, you’ll now see a Google Maps  [Read More…]