Tag Archive: Reach


Android Go is the right way for Google to reach its ‘next billion’

Android Go is finally the OS that Google has envisioned for great cheap phones.

I’ve been looking at the Alcatel 1X for a few days. Any smartphone that checks in at a cool $ 100 has my attention, and when it’s said to be a pretty darn good one I just have to check it out. I get fascinated when minimal hardware is made to run something as convoluted as Android. I’ve seen Google and other companies  [Read More…]

Reach for the sky this Wallpaper Wednesday

Don’t let your home screen fall into a rut — switch out your wallpaper!

You don’t have to pull out a complex new theme like Spider-Man to bring a breath of fresh air to your home screen. A new wallpaper can do wonders, and launchers like Action Launcher can re-theme your entire home screen around a good wallpaper. In our effort to help brighten your device — and maybe your day — we’re compiling some wallpapers  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy J7, LG G Stylo 2 and Kyocera Hydro REACH head to Boost and Virgin Mobile on April 15

On April 15, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile will begin carrying three new budget smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy J7, LG G Stylo 2 and Kyocera Hydro REACH will all be available on April 15, and all priced under $ 230. Each phone offers something a bit different than the others. For example, Kyocera’s Hydro REACH has a 5-inch QHD display and is both dust and waterproof, with Wet Touchscreen Operation. It runs Android 5.1 and comes with 1GB of RAM  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Looming shadow of MWC and the long reach of the FBI

And a great darkness was cast over the land, for on the horizon loomed the great spectacle of Mobile World Congress.

The team’s on their way to Barcelona right now… but the news from MWC 2016 doesn’t kick off until Sunday. There’ll be plenty from them next week, so here’s what happened this week!

The long-awaited cloud-centric Android-powered Nextbit Robin landed and was reviewed, revealing a device with compelling hardware and a unique solution that leverages  [Read More…]

YouTube expands its global reach with new local versions in seven more countries

YouTube can be accessed nearly everyone on the planet, but the number of countries with localized versions of the video service continues to increase as well. Google announced seven more countries and territories (The Adriatics, the Baltics, Bulgaria, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Belarus) that can now access local versions of the service.

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Xiaomi expands reach outside Asia, launches Redmi 2 in Brazil

Xiaomi has announced last year that it would be targeting non-Asian markets in 2015, and the Chinese vendor is now kicking things off in Brazil with the launch of the Redmi 2.

Dragon Quest VI is the latest Square Enix fantasy RPG to reach Android

Square Enix has released another classic RPG, Dragon Quest VI, for Android devices in the Google Play Store.

Square Enix has released yet another game in its long running Dragon Quest fantasy role-playing series for Android devices. Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation is now available in the Google Play Store for $ 14.99.

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Google Fit now tracks distance and calories burned to help you reach your goals

The Google Fit app will now help you keep track of your fitness goals by estimating calories burned and distance traveled.

Google Fit just became a lot more useful for people setting fitness goals. The app’s latest update brings with it the ability to show you how close you are to reaching those goals by estimating calories burned, as well as distance traveled.

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Google Play Newsstand expands its reach to Mexico and three more countries

Google continues to expand its Google Play Newsstand so it can be offered in more places around the world. This week, the online magazine store went live in four more countries, including Mexico.

Reach Out to Other Professionals

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Professionals from all walks of life are always striving to find their passion. Have you found yours? Big Rock Labs developed a free networking app – Reach: Real Time Networking. Young professionals can reach out to make real connections with others. Users connect with location-based technology to link with others in their area. Together, they can discover new opportunities quicker and find out what motivates  [Read More…]