Tag Archive: Ready


360-degree videos to help get you ready for the holidays!

Replace your world with something a little more Christmas-y.

Some people hit the day after Thanksgiving and immediately flip into Christmas Mode, and some feel that excitement at friends and family opening their gifts a little closer to the holiday. It’s a great feeling when it comes naturally, but a handful of folks out there need something to kick start that Christmas spirit with a specific event. Sometimes it’s that first glass of egg nog, or seeing  [Read More…]

With the Pixelbook on its way, is Chrome OS ready to be a tablet OS?

Building a good two-in-one laptop is hard; building software that works both ways is even harder.

When Google shows off its new products on October 4, one of them will be the Pixelbook, the latest in the Chromebook Pixel line.

The Pixelbook has a lot in common with the previous Chromebooks that came directly from Google, with a high price tag and a spec sheet to match, but the Pixelbook will showcase the two newest enhancements to  [Read More…]

Rider: Get ready for some flipping, hard-to-control action (Review)

The Google Play Store has games for any kind of gamer. Do you like lenghty games with a lot of content and a big storyline? There’s a huge amount of Final Fantasy games you can try, for example. Are you into car racing? RPGs? Tower defense? Shooters? There’s a vast list of games at your […]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 preview: Ready for primetime

Xiaomi’s bezel-less phone is ready to take on the LG V30 and the Galaxy Note 8.

Xiaomi’s Mi Mix was one of the most innovative products of 2016, but the main drawback with the phone was its availability. With the Mi Mix 2, Xiaomi is looking to change all that. The overall design of the phone is based on its predecessor, but Xiaomi made a few key changes that make the Mi Mix 2 a much better  [Read More…]

Bixby ready for global launch

If you have a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ then you may have noticed that a few updates have hit the devices overnight that update various elements of Bixby. There’s good reason for this as Samsung have begun to update the core of Bixby to get it ready for a global launch. Bixby in its […]

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is ready to ship in seven days

The Essential Phone is finally ready to go out to customers.

Andy Rubin’s smartphone startup Essential announced last week that it secured $ 300 million in funding from the likes of Amazon and Tencent Holdings. The company also said that it would reveal the release date for the device, and Essential is now sending out emails to customers that have registered interest in the device, stating that their unit will ship in seven days:

Great news,  [Read More…]

Developers: A must-read to get your apps ready for Android O’s new shortcuts and widgets

Tapping and swiping can do so much more in Android O.

Google has showcased the new app and widget shortcuts coming in Android O on its blog, and while it’s a great explainer of how it all works it’s especially important for developers.

With Android O, users (that’s us!) will be able to long press an icon or portion of a widget and have access to specific shortcuts for an app. Examples are opening a blank or  [Read More…]

Android O is almost ready, last Developer Preview starts rolling out

Google this week rolled out the last Android O Developer Preview for owners of Nexus and Pixel devices. It’s the fourth developer preview released so far, which will be succeeded by the public Android O version later this summer. The new beta arrives about a month before Android O gets officially released in order to […]

Midnight Black OnePlus 5 with 8GB RAM is now ready for immediate dispatch

The Midnight Black OnePlus 5 will be shipped out immediately after you’ve ordered it.

OnePlus announced at the start of the year that one of its resolutions for 2017 was to tackle shipping delays by making its products available for immediate dispatch, which sees the company shipping a phone mere hours after you’ve placed the order.

The standard 6GB variant of the OnePlus 5 has been eligible for immediate dispatch in the U.S. for some time  [Read More…]

ARM’s Cortex-A75 and A55 cores are ready to power next-gen phones

ARM’s latest processors are built for machine learning and artificial intelligence.

ARM has unveiled its next-generation CPU cores, the Cortex-75 and the Cortex-A55. The Cortex-A75 will be aimed at the premium segment while the Cortex-A55 core will cater to the mid-range category.

The company is touting “ground-breaking performance” from the Cortex-A75 core, which delivers a 20% uptick in single-threaded performance from the A73. The A75 will be able to deliver up to 50% more performance in multithreaded  [Read More…]