Author Archives: Stefan
Switch view

Asus Nexus Player is now available in more retailers

by 64 comments

The Nexus Player by Asus is now available outside to the Google Play store. The Android 5.0 set-top box is available in major US retailers that include Amazon, Best Buy, and Newegg.

Newegg and Amazon are the only ones to offer the Nexus Player online. Read more »

Amazon discounts Prime membership to $72 for a day

by 11 comments

In order to commemorate the Golden Globe awards its original show ‘Transparent’ received, Amazon have its Prime membership a serous discount. Today only, signing up for Amazon Prime will cost you $72, not the usual $99.

The $72 one-day price tag of the membership is not a coincidence. Read more »

Letterpad is the first game for Apple Watch

by 20 comments

The first Apple Watch game became a reality well before the wearable’s commercial launch. Dubbed ‘Letterpad,’ the title will also be available for iPhone and iPad.

‘Letterpad’ consists of a 3 x 3 tile of letters. Read more »

HTC One (M8) GPE disappears from the Google Play store

by 22 comments

The Google Play edition HTC One (M8) is no longer available to order from the search giant’s online store. The handset was quietly removed from Google Play.

HTC One (M8) was the last Google Play edition device which was available for purchase. Read more »

Microsoft details Xbox integration on Windows 10 – streaming to PC on board

by 16 comments

In today’s Windows 10 press event, Microsoft spilled the beans on the Xbox app for its latest OS. The application will be available on every tablet and PC running Windows 10.

Microsoft approached gaming as a highly personal activity with its latest Xbox implementation. Read more »

The Interview will arrive on Netflix on January 24

by 15 comments

Netflix will begin streaming Sony’s controversial movie ‘The Interview’ this Saturday, on January 24. The content delivery giant delivered the new in its Q4 financial report.

The above new means that Netflix will be streaming the movie a month before it is available on DVD and Blu-ray. Read more »

Nat Geo photographer showcases the 4K chops of Nokia Lumia 930 in Africa

by 122 comments

In order to showcase the newly acquired 4K capture credentials of Nokia Lumia 930, Microsoft handed the device to the National Geographic photographer Stephen Alvarez. The cameraman has been tasked with capturing the seven wonders of the world with Victoria Falls being one of the stops in his journey.

Nokia Lumia 930 can shoot 2160p video at 24fps after the Denim update. Read more »

Update to Microsoft Next Lock Screen for Android expands functionality

by 78 comments

Microsoft’s Next Lock Screen for Android got treated to a major update. Version 1.5.10695 of the application received new functionality headed by music player controls.

The above mentioned feature works on devices running Android 4.3 an up. Read more »

The rumored large-screen iPad might launch with optional stylus

by 88 comments

According to the popular KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s rumored 12.9” iPad will launch with a touchscreen stylus. The latter is said to be an optional accessory for the upcoming slate.

The stylus will aim to make the user experience on the large-screen Apple slate better. Read more »

Xiaomi teases gaming product announcement on January 20

by 33 comments

It looks like Xiaomi is not done with the announcements this month. Hot on the heels of the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro unveiling, the Chinese tech giant released a teaser for a January 20 gaming product announcement.

There is no word on what will Xiaomi unveil in three days. Read more »

DODOcase launches premium leather straps for Moto 360

by 11 comments

The manufacturer of leather goodies for smartphones and tablets DODOcase launched a collection of premium straps for Moto 360. The San Francisco-based company is known for its bespoke cases for iPhone and iPad.

DODO’s leather bands are made from premium Pergamena leather. Read more »

Microsoft Band update adds exercise feedback to the device

by 25 comments

The Microsoft Band got treated to its first major update. The new firmware brings a new feature to the wearable called Guided Workouts.

As the name kindly suggests, Guided Workouts will deliver exercise feedback straight from the Microsoft Band. Read more »

VLC player preview for Android TV goes live

by 23 comments

A preview version of the popular VLC player is now available for Android TV. The application is yet to hit Google Play, though you can sideload on your compatible device if you are overly anxious.

Being a preview release, VLC for Android TV contains a few bugs here and there. Read more »

Apple receives patent for mountable sports camera

by 80 comments

Apple received a patent for a mountable sports camera. The Cupertino giant drafted the application for the gadget back in 2012.

Curiously, Apple’s patent filing contains criticism at GoPro’s HD Hero2 – a market leader at the time. Read more »

Micromax took three seconds to sell 10,000 Yureka phones, has more on the way

by 95 comments

Micromax needed only three seconds to sell the first 10,000 Yureka smartphones to anxious users. The Indian manufacturer boasted about the achievement via its subsidiary’s official Twitter account.

The popularity of the smartphone should hardly catch anyone by surprise. Read more »