In order to showcase the 4K video capture credentials of the Moto X (2014), Motorola handed the handset to a professional drone operator. As expected, the company’s customizable smartphone took a ride above San Francisco and captured the trip in UHD resolution.
Because it is much lighter than a DSLR camera, Moto X (2014) allows the drone to fly much longer than usual. Read more »
An update to the Pebble Android beta app brought actionable notifications to the smartwatch. Version 2.3 of the beta app is available to users with devices running Android 4.0 and up.
The new functionality allows Pebble smartwatch users to reply to and delete messages among others, just like on an Android Wear device. Read more »
Facebook added auto-enhancement of photos to its already rich set of tools for sharing your life’s moments with the world. The feature is available only for iOS devices for the time being – it will arrive on Android at a later stage.
The new Facebook photo sorcery resembles the Auto Awesome feature of Google Photos. Read more »
Samsung released a promo video, which showcases the Gear Circle wireless headset. The high-end accessory was announced alongside the Samsung Gear S back in September.
The minute-long clip showcases the nifty touch controls of the Samsung Gear Circle, its ability to deliver notifications, as well as its well-sorted ergonomics. Read more »
In time for the holiday season, Apple released a brand new video ad that showcases its products. Entitled “The Song,” the 90-second video will almost certainly make you rather emotional.
The ad does not focus on a specific Apple offering. Read more »
Half-Life 2: Episode One made its way to Nvidia Shield Tablet. The classic gaming title is available to install from Google Play for $7.99.
Half-Life 2: Episode One is exclusive to Nvidia’s latest tablet and requires a controller. Read more »
You will soon be able to control you Nest thermostat from Google Now. The functionality is already baked into the search giant’s virtual assistant, though it is yet to go live.
If you ask Google Now on your device to “set Nest to 70 degrees,” it will try and complete the task. Read more »
A Windows 10 consumer build 9901 leaked out to reveal some of the features that the upcoming OS will bring. Microsoft will have a consumer presentation of Windows 10 in late January next year.
The latest technical preview of Windows 10 showcases the integration of Cortana. Read more »
Sony released an official video to help users unlock the bootloader of their Xperia smartphone. The clip is available on the official SonyXperiaDev YouTube channel and is 5 minutes and 42 seconds long.
As expected, Sony warns all Xperia smartphone users about the risks that unlocking a device’s bootloader carries. Read more »
Hot on the heels of Android Wear’s firmware bump, Google Fit for Android received a major update as well. The latest version of the search giant’s health and fitness suite brings new features to the platform.
Google Fit now supports manual entry for over 100 new activities. Read more »
The ultra-popular, incredibly time wasting mobile game Candy Crush Saga is now available for Windows Phone devices. The title is available to install for free from the Windows Phone Store.
Candy Crush Saga for Windows Phone looks and plays just like its iOS and Android counterparts. Read more »
Instagram boasts 300 million users. Kevin Systrom, the CEO of the social network delivered the news about the achievement in a dedicated blog post.
The latest user count means that Instagram now boasts more users than Twitter. Read more »
Google quietly released an Android TV app, which allows streaming of live channels to the platform. Dubbed Live Channels for Android TV, the application works only on the Asus Nexus Player for the time being.
Live Channels needs a built-in tuner to work (IP-based tuners are also supported) — you cannot simply stream a channel by installing it at the moment. Read more »
United Airlines announced that it will hand out 23,000 iPhone 6 Plus devices to its flight attendants. The airline will begin distributing Apple’s phablet during the second quarter of next year.
As expected, the iPhone 6 Plus units that the crew members will have a number of work tools preloaded. Read more »
Motorola released another ad for the Moto 360 smartwatch. The latest clip, like the quartet of videos from last week, is part of the “A watch for our times” series of ads.
Entitled “Architect,” the new clip shows a creative mind in the middle of work, accompanied by classical music. Read more »