The freshly leaked Microsoft Band is now official and will work with iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices. Redmond’s wearable device is made for the right hand, packs ten sensors, and will cost $199 when it hits the shelves on October 30 online and in Microsoft stores in the United States.
Microsoft Band’s sensors allow it to measure heart rate, stress levels, and UV exposure among others. Read more »
Lenovo took the wraps of a Yoga Tablet 2 model with 13” display and Windows 8.1. The slate will hit the shelves in November for $699. The price tag includes a bundled keyboard cover.
The latest Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 is powered by an Intel Atom Processor Z3745 with four CPU cores, clocked at up to 1.86GHz). Read more »
The previously tipped upcoming wearable device by Microsoft appeared ahead of its scheduled unveiling. The gadget’s dedicated sync app landed in the Mac App Store had of schedule.
Microsoft Band will be the name of the name of the wearable device when it debuts. Read more »
The designer and manufacturer of mobile accessories Tylt announced a duo of Qi wireless chargers. Tylt VÜ Solo and and VÜ Wireless Charging Car Mount will hit the shelves before the end of the year.
Tylt VÜ Solo is the desktop solution from the bunch. Read more »
Microsoft Office 365 subscribers will receive unlimited OneDrive cloud storage going forward. OneDrive subscription plans that include the sweet cloud storage option kick off at $6.99 per month.
The new arrangement will begin rolling out to users with Home, Personal, and University accounts beginning today. Read more »
The young and ambitious startup Nextbit launched a forward-thinking cloud sync and backup service for Android called Baton. The new service aims to integrate deeply into the OS and allow users to easily switch devices by seamlessly syncing their apps and data.
In addition to syncing data into the cloud, Baton users will be able to push the current state of any open application to another Android device. Read more »
A third-party bamboo protective case for OnePlus One made its way to the online marketplace. The accessory aims to fill the void left by last month’s cancellation of the Chinese manufacturer’s own bamboo StyleSwap covers.
The case features two-piece design and completely encloses the OnePlus One. Read more »
The optional Gamepad for Google Nexus Player is now available in the Google Play store. Like the set top box it is designed for, the Asus-made accessory is set to leave the warehouse in 3-4 weeks.
The Gamepad is priced at $39.99 and, as expected, it can be used as a remote control for the Nexus Player. Read more »
The House of Marley Liberate headphones sit in the middle of the company’s on-ear lineup. The headset aims to deliver attractive looks, eco-friendly materials, and House of Marley’s signature sound for less than $100.
In past encounters, I found House of Marley headphones to cut a fine balance between style, sonic experience, feel good factor, and price. Let’s find out if the Liberate on-ear model fits into the same mold. Read more »
In a rather stealthy fashion, Amazon made its Appstore application for Android redundant. The retail giant baked its Android marketplace into the main app, which is available in the Google Play store.
Going forward, you will be able to access your Android apps from Amazon by simply going into the Apps & Games section of its Android app. Read more »
After picking the iPad Air 2 apart, the team at iFixit focused its attention of the iPad mini 3. Like its predecessor, the latest compact slate from Cupertino received the poor repairability score of 2.
The iPad mini 3’s identical repairability score with that of last year’s model should hardly catch anyone by surprise. Read more »
Facebook launched a brand new app for iOS dubbed Rooms. The newcomer allows users to create or participate in message boards that cover any topic they might be interested in.
The app consist of rooms that are organized by area of interest. Read more »
Hot on the heels of the Apple iMac with 5K Retina display, iFixit tore down the iPad Air 2. Cupertino’s full-size tablet received the poor repairability score of 2.
As it turns out, despite being even more elegant, Apple iPad Air 2 is just as difficult to repair as its predecessor. Read more »
Microsoft launched a crafty search application for Android Wear devices dubbed Torque. The app activates on the Android Wear device via a twist of the user’s wrist.
Of course, the search engine used by the app is powered by Bing, not Google’s own solution. Read more »
Creative Sound BlasterAxx AXX200 is another entry in the market for compact premium wireless speakers. The gadget aims to stand out from its rivals by offering an overwhelming set of additional features to its users, including the ability to act as a standalone sound card.
An established player in the field of computer sound solutions, Creative Labs has focused its recent product efforts on the lucrative field of mobile audio products. Read more »