Tag Archive: Place


HTC 10 versus iPhone 6s: No place like home (button)

Can HTC regain its position of strength?

The HTC 10 looks nothing like an iPhone. Let’s just get that out of the way.

Its predecessor, or half-sibling — whatever you wish to call the One A9 — resembled the iPhone 6s in more than a few ways, but much was made about nothing. The two phones were made of single blocks of brushed aluminum, with etched speaker ports, front home buttons and, perhaps most egregious on  [Read More…]

HTC Vive reviews are in, and create a fantastic place to compete

Vive day has arrived, and it looks like HTC and Valve have released something fantastic.

News that HTC and Valve would be working together to release a competing VR headset to the Oculus Rift came as a surprise. Despite the constant stream of rumors that Valve was working on VR behind closed doors, HTC seemed like an unlikely partner for this sort of project. Over the last year we’ve seen the HTC Vive go from damned  [Read More…]

Google’s ‘Android Garden’ at MWC: A place to hang out, have a smoothie and Androidify yourself

Google’s recent advertising strategy is a soft sell, and this is a great example of it.

Trade shows like MWC are hard on people. They involve miles upon miles of walking every day, big crowds, questionable food, little rest and lots of monotony on the show floor. At the same time, by design, you’re constantly being sold on something everywhere you turn. Trade shows are work, for sure. And while we love covering  [Read More…]

In a place far far away, at CES 2016 there was Mimoco and Star Wars

In the Milky Way Galaxy ,on a planet called Earth, there was a company called Mimoco looking to balance the forces of battery packs through incredible and fun designs. At CES 2016 in Las Vegas, I came across Mimoco and they make designer portable storage and power packs. These “designer” power packs aren’t surrounded in fancy aluminum, leather or glass, instead they are stuff all of us nerds love, like Stars Wars and Star Trek.

Power packs and USB drives  [Read More…]

LG’s ‘Play begins’ MWC event taking place on February 21

Just days after CES 2016 came to an end, LG is helping us to gear up for MWC 2016.

LG is sending out invitations to an MWC 2016 event that’ll take place on February 21 in Barcelona, Spain. On the invitation, we can see an image of a jack-in-the-box as well as the words “Play begins.”

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As for what LG is planning to show at the event, that’s still up in the  [Read More…]

Google I/O 2016 will take place May 18-20 in Mountain View, CA

Google has announced that its annual developer conference, Google I/O, will be taking place May 18-20 in Mountain View, CA. Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, took to Twitter to announce that the conference will be going back to the neighborhood where it all started 10 years ago.

I/O’16 coming to neighborhood where it all started 10 yrs ago: Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, May 18-20. More details soon. #io16

— sundarpichai (@sundarpichai) January 12,  [Read More…]

IDC: Xiaomi surges to third place in the wearable segment

Xiaomi is now the third-largest vendor in the wearable segment. That’s based on IDC’s sales figures for Q3 2015, which see Xiaomi selling 3.7 million units of its $ 15 Mi Band. The Chinese vendor now has a 17.4 percent market share in the segment, witnessing a growth of an astounding 815 percent from the same period a year ago.

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Google’s Alphabet restructure takes place at close of business on October 2

Back in August, Google announced that some changes were going to be taking place, and a new parent company, Alphabet, was being formed. Those changes are finally going to take place at end of business on October 2, as Google’s Investor Relations blog has been updated with a statement from the company about the changes.

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All your favorite Podcasts in one place with Wondercasts Review

Overview

Tired of listening to the same 4 songs over and over that the disc jockeys force you to listen too? Talk radio bores you and your uninterested in corny jokes and advertisers attempting to sell you everything you don’t need or want?

I can’t speak for you, but that’s me, I have found myself driving to my destinations in silence. No radio, no phone,  just fresh air, and energy.

Although finding quality content that I can control is  [Read More…]

Wear HQ for Android Wear is everything you need in one place

Having a hub for all your information is never a bad thing when it comes to technology. Wear HQ provides just that, for your Android Wear device. With your current watch stats, a curated list of apps, recent news, and an easy way to uninstall apps, it’s definitely worth checking out. We’ve got all the details, so check them out below.

Wear HQ is built to be a command center for your  [Read More…]