LG has unveiled its first ever smart LED light bulbs. Called the LG Smart Bulb, it’s able to connect to Android 4.3+ and iOS 6+ devices using Wi-Fi, allowing you to control it from your smartphone or tablet.
The LG Smart Bulbs are low wattage with LG claiming they’ll run for more than a decade. The company has also baked some interesting features in the software controlling them. One of them is a security-oriented and turns the light on when you’re not home. Read more »
Our shootout between the LG G Pro 2 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is ready and now it’s time to see how you’ve voted in the last weekend’s poll.
In our versus of the hottest Android phablets around, we asked you which one did you like best in five key categories – design, screen, software, still camera and video recording and here’s what you guys picked. Read more »
With the Windows Phone 8.1 moniker being confirmed a couple of times already by Microsoft, Nokia has been quick to update its cool Glance app and make it support the upcoming update of the OS.
The update now lives in the Windows Phone store and the only thing that Nokia has added is “Support for Windows Phone 8.1″. We don’t know if Nokia had to do a lot of modifications to the app to make it work, but certainly the Finns have made Glance play nice with any new APIs that WP 8.1 might bring along. Read more »
In the light of the recent announcements made by Google, Samsung and Motorola, Pebble has decided to cut the price of its steel Pebble watch with a leather band by $20. Now, the watch sales for $229 on the Pebble online store.
As it currently stands, the Pebble Steel with a leather band is $30 more expensive than the Samsung Gear Fit and $70 cheaper than the Galaxy Gear 2. Motorola and LG haven’t announced pricing for their respective smartwatches yet. Read more »
Smartphone cameras have evolved quite a lot in recent time, but videos taken with them are still jiggly, and the majority of them don’t pack OIS snappers. StayblCam aims to put an end to shaky videos and has used some clever design so it keeps size within reasonable limits.
StayblCam is a nifty and compact video stabilizer that support every phone and compact video camera (like the GoPro Hero) under the sun. It does so by featuring a standard 1/4″ mount and thanks to its unique telescoping design allows you to shoot videos from 1 inch off the ground to 3 feet above your head. Read more »
The Google Nexus 7 2013 has been enjoying some steep discounts recently. The latest comes from the UK where popular retailer Staples is currently selling the 7″ tablet for £149.99.
That’s the price for the 16GB Wi-Fi version of the slate, making it a cool £50 less than what Google is selling it for at the UK Play Store. Read more »
This isn’t your regular technology topic that you’re used to reading on our Blog, but this is epic. Arnold Schwarzenegger owns a tank and wants you to help him crush stuff with it. How cool is that?
The ex-Governor of California runs a charity campaign and everyone who donates a minimum of $10 is eligible to win an unforgettable day with Arnold and his tank. Read more »
Today Apple slashed its iPhone return period from 30 days to 14 days. The policy change applies to iPhones bought from both Apple’s online and brick and mortar Stores.
Other than the shorter period for returning the product, Apple has made no other changes to the conditions. The iPhone you plan to return in that time frame has to be undamaged and include all of the original accessories. Read more »
Gameloft has announced its plans to launch The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The successor to the game that got almost 1 million downloads in the Google Play Store is going to bring improved graphics and new storyline.
The gamemaker says The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will stick to the plot of the movie as a result of the ongoing collaboration with Marvel Entertainment. Read more »
Talented designer Sam Beckett has created an interesting concept of what the next iPhone might look like. Dubbed iPhone Air, the concept sports a 4.7″ display with extremely slim bezels. Beckett has also taken into consideration the latest rumors of Apple using an Sapphire protection for the display.
The video is very cool to watch and seems quite credible, unlike most iPhone concepts out there. We even don’t rule out the possibility of Apple going from its current naming convention to simply calling their latest smartphone the iPhone Air. Read more »
Samsung has initiated the mass production of what it calls is the “most advanced DDR3 memory”. Its based on the 20nm manufacturing process, which Samsung has been using for nearly 2 years now.
This time however the 4 gigabit modules are DDR3, not DDR2 and the company utilizes its new double patterning technology with something called ArF lithography immersion. Read more »
Samsung has launched an updated ATIV Book 9 Style 15.6″ laptop with a full HD display and has given it the faux-leather back design. The company seems very fond of the look, which was introduced with the Galaxy Note 3 and then the second-generation Chromebook followed suit.
At 1.95kg, the Ativ Book 9 Style is quite light for its size and sports a thin 17.5 mm thin chassis. Under the hood, there’s an Inten Haswell 2.6GHz Core i5 CPU, Intel HD Graphics 4400, 4GB 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and a 128GB SSD. Read more »
With the full review of the LG G Pro 2 now complete, it’s time to turn your attention to our battery test and see how LG’s latest phablet fares. One of its main competitors is going to be none other than the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, so it’s going to have to do well to stand a chance.
And chances are it will, when you consider that both phones pack equally large 3,200mAh batteries, have the same chipset and have 1080p displays close in size Read more »
The latest trailer of Dead Trigger 2 Arena is now upon us hyping the game even more ahead of the upcoming update.
Unfortunately, the teaser trailer doesn’t show actual gameplay, but even without it we know there’ll be a zombie massacre. The premise of the update is simple – you get to choose one weapon before entering an arena full of undead. What’s not to love? Read more »
Motorola has updated its cool Touchless Control app by teaching it to respond to a new question: “What’s up?” Upon asking it, the phone will answer you with your current notifications. “Read Notifications” works too.
The new feature is integrated with Google Now as well. “Ok, Google Now, what’s up” will returns you the current time as well as pending notifications. Read more »