Sony announced that it has its own Google Glass competitor in the works called SmartEyeglass. A software development kit for the gadget is already available to interested developers.
Sony SmartEyeglass packs a number of sensors that include CMOS image solution, accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, microphone, and brightness sensor. Read more »
In lieu of Apple’s detailed commitment to user privacy, Google followed suit by laying out its own plans for handling the matter. The search giant will begin encrypting user data by default starting with the next major mobile OS release, currently known as Android L.
Android encryption has been available since 2011. Read more »
Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are already on sale in Australia, so the crafty folks from iFixit already went to work on Cupertino’s first phablet. As always, the device’s disassembly reveals quite a few juicy bits, which Apple doesn’t typically talk about.
The most important iPhone 6 Plus questions that the iFixit teardown answers are related to the amount of RAM the handset packs, as well as the size of its battery. Read more »
The Japanese manufacturer Toshiba announced that it will drastically reduce its consumer PC business. The move will include withdrawal from certain markets altogether.
Increased focus on the business market is the main reason behind the tech giant’s move. Read more »
OnePlus cancelled production of the optional bamboo StyleSwap covers for its affordable flagship killer. The optional back covers made their debut alongside the OnePlus One back in April.
It turns out that OnePlus experienced technical difficulties in mass-producing the accessories. Read more »
With iOS 8 rolling out to devices worldwide, Apple TV also received to a major update today. Firmware version 6.2.1 brings new features to the tiny box, wrapped into a brand new user interface.
The updated user interface features flat look, which brings its appearance in line with Apple iOS and OS X Yosemite. Read more »
According to a report by The Daily Dot, Apple will unveil new iPad models next month, on October 21. The latest OS X Yosemite is also expected to launch on the same date.
An October launch for the next generation Apple iPad family should hardly catch anyone by surprise. Read more »
During Photokina in Germany, the startup company Relonch released an Apple iPhone case with a massive APS-C sensor built-in. Dubbed Relonch Camera, the accessory will reportedly be available for iPhone 5/5s and iPhone 6 when it launches.
Relonch Camera will connect to the smartphone via the Lightning port. Read more »
Toshiba released a brand new 20MP CMOS image sensor, designed specifically with high-end mobile devices in mind. Sporting the rather uninspiring model number T4KA7, the 1.12 micron component will allow the development of sub-6mm camera modules.
Toshiba T4KA7 has an optical size of 1/2.4” and features high-speed circuit technology that allows it to deliver 22fps at full resolution image capture. Read more »
In line with past rumors, Microsoft sent out invites for a dedicated Windows 9 press gathering. The hotly anticipated event will take place in San Francisco.
Redmond’s upcoming announcement will also focus on enterprise. Read more »
A few days after bashing its biggest rival in a series of videos, Samsung released another ad that pokes at Apple. This time around however, the mockery is a lot subtler.
As it turns out the videos from earlier this week were produced in Korea. The company’s marketing team in the United States created the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 4 promo video. Read more »
Despite the fact that the Apple Watch is yet to arrive, rumors about its successor already began circulating. According to a report by Reuters, future iterations of the wearable device will pack more sensors.
Citing people familiar with Apple’s plans, the report reveals that future iterations of the device will offer richer health features. Read more »
Google announced availability of the first set of Android apps for Chrome OS. The list of four applications includes Vine, Duolingo, Evernote, and Sight Words.
The apps’ availability is a result of project App Runtime for Chrome (Beta). Read more »
You didn’t think that Samsung would respond to Apple’s major announcement with a mere graphic, did you? Several hours after the first poke, the Korean giant released a series of video ads that mock its Cupertino competitor.
The sextet of YouTube clips makes fun of Apple and its products in a rather comprehensive fashion. Read more »
The original LG G Watch got treated to a significant price reduction. The Android Wear-toting, square gadget is now $50 cheaper in the Google Play store and Best Buy.
The new price tag of the LG G Watch is $179, thus making it one of the most affordable Android Wear timepiece on offer by a major manufacturer. Read more »