Minecraft Pocket Edition, the iOS interpretation of the famous PC game, has now received what the developer is calling its biggest update ever.
The latest version comes with new features that have been seen in the original computer game. We’re talking about such things as infinite worlds, improved caves and wolves, as well as new items and blocks. Read more »
Verizon has just announced that it’s going to be exclusively selling the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet starting on July 17. It will go up for pre-order tomorrow.
If you want to get the five-month old tablet from the carrier, you’ll need to shell out $499.99 and sign a two-year contract as you’d expect. Read more »
Google Drive is getting a new interface, and we’re not talking about apps in this particular case. Rather, the Web-based Drive is the one getting the new coat of paint. The new design has already started rolling out to users across the world.
It brings with it a new default view that uses a thumbnail grid instead of a list, a shiny big red New button that combines uploading stuff to Drive with creating new documents, and desktop-like selection tools. Read more »
The first Flappy Bird clone for Android Wear devices is here, and it’s already available for free in the Google Play Store. It’s called Flopsy Droid, and it takes the successful Flappy Bird concept to your wrist.
The game is intended to be played on Android wearables, so you’ll need to have one of those already paired with your smartphone in order to enjoy it. Read more »
Microsoft has started taking pre-orders for its second generation Kinect sensor for Windows. It’s priced at $199, and it will be released on July 15 (which is next Tuesday).
The new device aims to succeed the original Kinect for Windows that went on sale in 2012. The Kinect v2 is based on the corresponding sensor for the Xbox One. Read more »
A new update to the Skype app for iPhone has been released today, and it brings back a feature that’s been missing for about a month.
Ever since the grand Skype 5.0 redesign debuted on the iPhone in June, support for voice messaging has been missing. Not anymore, though, since Skype 5.2 for iPhone brings that back. Read more »
The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system comes with a pretty odd bug. It turns out that for some regions, the Calendar app shows the wrong holidays.
What actually happens is that the holidays from other regions are shown instead of the ones adequate for what your location is set to. Read more »
Two year contracts are the norm in the US, and Samsung knows that. The company also knows that many people who bought a Galaxy S III in 2012 are soon due to renew their service agreements, and it would like them to choose a Galaxy S5 this time around.
For the purpose of convincing Galaxy S III owners to upgrade to a Galaxy S5, Samsung has put up three video ads on its official YouTube channel. Each one focuses on a different area in which the new phone bests the old one. Read more »
If you wanted to buy a Samsung Gear Fit wristband but so far have been put off by its asking price, perhaps now’s the time to reconsider. The device can currently be had for only $99.99.
That’s half off the Gear Fit’s normal price of $199.99. The offer comes courtesy of Amazon, and it’s unclear how long it will last. Read more »
A new Nexus tablet has long been rumored to come this year, and now a couple of prototypes have entered India for testing purposes.
This information comes from an Indian website that tracks imports to the country, but unfortunately the Nexus 8 listing doesn’t give us an idea about which company is making it. Read more »
It was apparently time for Angry Birds Seasons to get yet another update. This time, Rovio added 24 new levels to its insanely popular game. These take you on a trip to South HAMerica, where your mission is, as always, to stop those pesky pigs.
There are even three bonus levels inside, and everything is packed with relics, artifacts, ancient statues, and rope bridges – all making for a pretty exotic twist to the game. Read more »
After quite a long waiting period, the official PayPal app for Samsung’s Tizen-based Gear 2 smartwatches is now up for grabs.
The app was first discussed back in February at MWC, so it’s definitely been a long time coming. Read more »
NVIDIA is working on a SHIELD Tablet, believe it or not. This has been confirmed by the fact that the device just got certified by the Global Certification Forum (GCF).
The SHIELD Tablet could be the next evolution of the SHIELD handheld gaming console that got official last year. Read more »
Google’s desktop Web browser has inched past Firefox in market share calculated for June 2014 by Net Applications. Chrome went from 17.7% in May to 19.3% last month.
That said, Internet Explorer still reigns supreme according to this particular data set, hovering above its competitors with a whopping 58.3% market share in June. Read more »
Samsung has launched a new advertising campaign in the Netherlands today, and the Korean company is using well known Dutch model Doutzen Kroes to get its point across.
The model stars in a photo shoot in a pool, where she’s seen using the Galaxy S5 smartphone as well as the Gear Fit wristband. Both of these are water resistant, so that’s not out of the ordinary. Read more »