Microsoft has launched a new Universal Foldable Keyboard powered by Bluetooth at the Mobile World Congress 2015 today. This lightweight keyboard is slim offers flat keys laid out in five rows but no function keys.
However, the multimedia control keys are placed on the top row. The software-giant has enabled this Universal Foldable Keybaord to work seamelessly with iOS, Android, and Windows platform based smartphones and tablets. Read more »
Google has released a new update for the YouTube app for Android devices with a capability to trim videos before uploading to YouTube.
Select a video from the phone using the YouTube app and it will show you the new trimming interface. Read more »
Today LINE Messenger app for Windows Phone has got a new update which brings Timeline and Group Home features. The LINE app for the Android and iOS was recently updated with Timeline sharing options.
Timeline, just like that on Facebook, allows the users to share their activities and images for their friends to like and comment on them. Read more »
Kyocera has announced to show a working prototype smartphone with solar charging capability at the Mobile World Congress 2015 next week. This prototype is basically last year’s TORQUE smartphone.
The TORQUE KC-701 smartphone prototype is rugged and design reflects the original TORQUE SKT01 model. Kyocera has used a French company SunPartner Technologies’ Wysips Crystal panel to enable solar charging on the phone. Read more »
Leica has collaborated with Lenny Kravitz to introduce a special limited edition luxury professional camera kit – M-P ‘Correspondent’ camera. Packing two Leica lenses, Leica and Kravitz Design will sell only 125 special edition kits at $24,500 each.
Lenny Kravitz’s design firm has styled the Leica M-P ‘Correspondent’ in way to appear aged with black snakeskin body. Read more »
Google may be aggressively following the annual update cycle of Android platform but same isn’t the case with its ambitious Chromebook Pixel project. Renee Niemi, Director of Android & Chrome for Work and Education at Google, inadvertently confirmed that a new Chromebook Pixel laptop is expected to release soon.
At the Google TeamWork 2015 event, Niemi spoke about new Chromebook Pixel as a limited edition developmental platform. Read more »
Pebble is ready to launch the next generation smartwatch tomorrow and the company has also put up a timer on its homepage. Above the time is pixel-art of a pebble watch and no visible hints about the new smartwatch are easily visible.
However, an image of the new Pebble smartwatch has been spotted on the official website and reveals the features that are expected. Read more »
Uber has announced a partnership with a map-based mobile safety app – SafetiPin to focus on the passenger safety and launch a pilot project starting February 25 and will stretch for 5 months in New Delhi, India
Mobile security app SafetiPin’s trained security auditors will work with Uber designated partner-drivers to capture night conditions with camera phones mounted on vehicles. These security auditors will also collect location data based on nine parameters – openness, visibility, luminance, walk path, crowd, security, gender diversity and location density, to derive the safety score. Read more »
Samsung has slipped to second place in the tablet segment of the Indian market and the local company – iBall rose to the top position. According to the research firm IDC, iBall climbed to the top with triple the market share in the Q4 2014 when compared to that in the previous year.
In the Q4 2013, iBall had only 4.5% tablet market share which rose to 15.6% in Q4 2014. On the other hand, Samsung’s market share dropped from 17.9% in Q4 2013 to 12.9% in Q 4 2014. Samsung lost the battle to iBall on the ground of variety and cost of the tablets. Read more »
Microsoft is working on a new friend tracking feature in an upcoming app – People Sense for the Windows Phone devices and is internally referred as Buddy Aware.
With this app, Windows Phone owners will be able to share their location in real time with their friends and family. Read more »
Google Play Store has introduced a new promotional offer on hit Hollywood movies in HD for $5 each. Buying a digital copy from Google Play Store will let you download and watch them any where, any time.
The list of hit HD titles include Inception, 2001: Space Odyssey, The Matrix, Napolean Dynamite, The Amazing Spiderman, The Hangover, and many more. Read more »
Samsung has commenced the roll out of the Android 5.0 Lollipop version updates for its Galaxy smartphones across the globe. Recently, Galaxy Tab S 8.4 with Lollipop update was pictured as well.
According to SamMobile, Samsung is testing the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for its premium Galaxy Tab S 10.5 tablet with large Super AMOLED display. This update is expected to arrive either in March or April. Read more »