According to e report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple and Google are in a battle to secure exclusive rights over popular mobile games. The two giants are said to be hard at work at courting top-tier game developers to ensure their games arrive on iOS or Android first.
Neither Apple nor Google offer developers money for exclusive titles. Read more »
In case you find that faux leather look on the back of the Samsung Galaxy S5 a tad too cheap, don’t despair, By Atelier has you covered! The young French Luxury brand released a limited edition of Samsung’s latest smartphone and the Gear Fit in orange alligator leather.
The far from subtle looking combination of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Gear Fit you see above is priced at €1,800. Read more »
A refurbished iPad mini with Retina display is now available to order in the US Apple Store. Depending on the built-in memory on board, the refurbished slate is priced 15 or 16 percent less than an equivalent brand new model.
With a $339 price tag (down from $399), the refurbished 16GB, Wi-Fi-only iPad mini with a Retina display was the first to sell out. Read more »
Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop service is now available for Android devices. A dedicated app is now available to download in the Google Play store.
Setting up Chrome Remote Desktop on your Android device is easy. Read more »
In line with the rumor from a couple of weeks ago, Google launched a refreshed camera app for Android devices. Dubbed Google Camera, the application is now available to download in the Play store.
The most notable new feature which Google Camera app brings is called Lens Blur. Read more »
As promised, Microsoft released cheaper subscription plan for Office 365 productivity suite. Dubbed Office 365 Personal, the plan costs $6.99 a month or $69.99 for the year.
The newly released subscription plan is valid for one PC or Mac, and one iPad or Windows tablet (the service also works on iPhone, Android, and Windows Phone devices). Read more »
Samsung SDI released a curved battery with 210mAh capacity. As expected, the newcomer is bound to find home in wearable devices going forward.
The newly released battery is manufactured using V-bending technology to increase its energy density. Read more »
Toshiba launched the world’s first notebook with 4K UHD touchscreen. The Satellite P55t will be available on April 22 with a suggested retail price of $1,499.99.
As expected, the biggest highlight in the notebook is its display. Read more »
Pioneer announced that its in-dash car multimedia systems will support Apple CarPlay. This means that you no longer need to purchase a brand new car to enjoy Cupertino’s latest, automotive-centered creation.
Apple CarPlay will be available to Pioneer’s NEX family of multimedia receivers via a firmware update. Read more »
It appears that Google is about to give the stock Android user interface a visual overhaul. Documents and screenshots obtained by Android Police reveal redesigned icons coming our way in the near future.
Reportedly, the new direction in Android iconography is dubbed Moonshine. Read more »
Samsung updated its Group Play app which debuted last year on the Galaxy S4. Version 3.0 of the application brings users new features, dressed in new, flat UI.
The most notable new feature brought by the updated app is dubbed Group Camcorder. Read more »
The Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch got treated to a firmware update today. Sized at a tad above 24MB, the update brings improvements and a duo of new features to the Exynos-powered gadget.
The new functions brought by the update to the Gear 2 include Training Effect and Sleep monitor. Read more »
The Sennheiser Momentum on-ear headphones are the company’s most fashionable personal audio product at the moment. The headset brings the head-turning looks of the Sennheiser Momentum headphones in a more compact form factor, coupled with a lower price tag.
Founded in Germany in 1945, Sennheiser is one of the most revered audio equipment brands in the business today. The company’s vast product range covers everything from budget-friendly earbuds, through high-resolution digital recording microphones, all the way to integrated audio systems for use in conferences and conventions. Read more »
Purported specs of Samsung SM-T800 tablet, which we saw pass through the FCC, with 10.5” AMOLED display emerged on the web. The Korean giant hasn’t released a slate with AMOLED display since the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 from 2011.
The Wi-Fi-only Samsung SM-T800 is reportedly powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC with a quad-core CPU (Snapdragon 801 is rumored as a likely candidate). Read more »
The performance of the 20.7MP camera of the Sony Xperia Z2 earned it serious accolades. The smartphone topped the prestigious, highly-contested DxOMark mobile photography rankings with an overall score of 79.
Sony’s latest smartphone flagship took the top spot away from the venerable Nokia 808 PureView and its 77 points. Read more »