Zivix has announced that the jamstik+ MIDI smart guitar now works with Androids running version 6.0.1. Jamstik has been available for iOS devices for a while now, with the improved plus model first introduced in April 2015. Changes to Android that come with the latest version of Marshmallow now make it possible to support the Bluetooth MIDI device, and after a quiet initial launch in April 2016 (with excellent user reviews), they’re ready to ramp things up [Read More…]
Indian handset maker Intex has announced its latest smartphone — the Cloud String HD — with fingerprint sensor and VoLTE support for just ₹5,599 ($ 83).
The 4G-enabled Cloud String HD comes with a 5-inch HD display with a 2.5D curved glass finish, and includes a mirror glass fingerprint sensor at the back. It also includes Matrabhasha service, which enables communication in 21 regional languages, including Hindi. The device also bundles several apps like Intex Service, Flipkart, Follo, Opera [Read More…]
Indian handset maker, Intex, today announced the launch of its latest smartphone, the Aqua Secure. The smartphone is first device from the vendor with a fingerprint sensor. The fingerprint sensor on the Aqua Secure allows you to scan and authenticate, as well as supports features like clicking selfies, phone unlock, access to gallery, et al.
Intex Aqua Secure also supports VoLTE (Voice Over LTE) which enables high quality HD voice calls. The device packs in USB Type-C [Read More…]
Google has officially announced support for Android apps on Chromebooks. Developers will be able to begin optimizing their apps for Chromebooks now, with the feature becoming officially available later in 2016. Apps will be able to run in three different window sizes to offer the best experience possible, and you’ll be able to use the keyboard, mouse and touch input all within the same apps.
From the announcement post:
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Bank of America joined in on the Google I/O fray today, announcing it plans to support Android Pay at 5,000 of its cardless ATMs by the end of year. To kick things off, Bank of America says that it plans to begin that rollout starting with 2,400 ATMs this month.
Once support is rolled out, Bank of America customers will be able to hit up cardless ATMs and not only withdraw money using Android Pay, but also [Read More…]
Coinciding with the slew of announcements coming out of Google I/O 2016 today, NVIDIA has taken the opportunity to tease some big improvements headed to the Shield Android TV in its next software update — and there’s plenty to look forward to.
One of the hallmark features of the NVIDIA Shield Android TV when it launched in 2015 was its support for 4K content, and NVIDIA is set to bolster that [Read More…]
Android Pay finally hits the UK, and here’s the banks that support it.
Besides having a phone to use it on, the biggest caveat to using Android Pay now that it’s live in the UK is that your bank actually supports it. There’s a healthy list of major financial houses that are on board for launch, but there are some notable absentees.
So, here’s which ones currently support it. As more come online you can be [Read More…]
Bang & Olufsen has announced that its internet-connected Beoplay speakers are now compatible with Google Cast. The Beoplay A6 and second-generation A9 speakers are now compatible with the technology, which allows you to send audio from your phone or tablet to these speakers using a number of compatible apps and services.
As Bang & Olufsen notes, current A6 and A9 owners will only need to download a software update to enable Google Cast. The company plans [Read More…]
Popular racing title Project CARS has seen its latest PC patch go live on Steam, adding support for the HTC Vive. As part of this full support for the Vive, Project CARS also supports SteamVR’s room customization option, which shows you the SteamVR room whenever you’re in a game menu. The game also now includes VR mouse support.
The 11.0 patch for Project CARS contains a number of other virtual reality-related updates:
HTC Vive support Gaze [Read More…]