Just over a month after chairman Eric Schmidt made it clear that Google isn’t giving up on Google Glass, Massimo Vian, CEO of Italian eyewear manufacturer Luxottica, has said that the next iteration of the high-tech eyewear is coming out soon.
Speaking at the company’s general meeting in Milan, Italy, Vian also revealed that while the version 2.0 is currently being worked on, version 3.0 is also in the planning stages. “In Google, there are some second thoughts on how to interpret version 3 [of the eyewear],” he said. “What you saw was version 1. We’re now working on version 2, which is in preparation.” Read more »
As we told you a few weeks ago, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition is now up for pre-order in Japan. If you’re in the US, though, you only have to wait until tomorrow to get in your pre-order. Samsung has officially announced that starting on April 24, Best Buy will have the virtual reality headset available for pre-order for interested customers.
The Gear VR Innovator Edition will be in stock on May 8, both at Best Buy and at Samsung’s own online store for the US. In-store availability will follow on May 15. Read more »
It looks like Samsung has a Jawbone-rivaling fitness band coming our way. The Korean giant received a patent for such device from the Patent and Trademark Office in the United States.
Samsung’s patented device does not pack a display like the Gear Fit. Read more »
If you are looking to buy accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, here is some good news: the company has released an app, dubbed Galaxy S6 Accessories, that lets you browse as well as purchase official accessories for the devices.
Items that are currently listed include cases, battery packs, wireless chargers, audio products. as well as several other accessories which have been developed in collaboration with various brands. The app can be downloaded from the Galaxy Apps Store. Read more »
AT&T announced that it will offer the ZTE Spro 2 smart projector in the United States. The Chinese tech giant’s gadget combines a projector and mobile hotspot in a single package.
Pricing and availability of the device will be announced at a later date. At this point the ZTE Spro 2 is listed as ‘Coming Soon’ on AT&T’s website. Read more »
The latest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge promo video is focused on the official Clear View Cover for the duo of devices. In order to showcase the sleek accessory, the Korean giant employed a rather fluffy looking Persian kitty.
Samsung’s Clear View Cover for the Galaxy S6 family allows users to handle phone calls and notifications without opening the case. Read more »
Apple has banned people from using selfie sticks or similar monopods within Moscone West or Yerba Buena Gardens during WWDC. The company has mentioned it as such on its WWDC General Instructions webpage.
To be fair, Apple has prohibited people from bringing any kind of serious photography equipment at the event and the selfie stick rule is to prevent people from blocking other people’s view with their obnoxious sticks. Read more »
Meizu has enriched its product portfolio today with its first high-end stereo headset. It comes courtesy of German audio company Beyerdynamic and should deliver superb audio quality, worthy of the Meizu MX4 Pro.
The flagship smartphone in question boats impressive HIFI audio and a dedicated audio processor but the Chinese manufacturer didn’t really have the proper earphones to deliver the said quality in a complete package. Read more »
Google gave Moto 360 a major price cut. The search giant is offering the smartwatch for a rather sweet $165 with free shipping in its brand new online store for Android hardware.
The new price tag of Moto 360 is a cool $85 off the original $249.99 Motorola and Google asked for the smartwatch at launch. Read more »
Hot on the heels of last month’s Reserve Strap, yet another Apple Watch wristband made its way to the market. The Wipowerband will deliver up to two days of battery life to Cupertino’s smartwatch.
The Wipowerband packs a high-density li-polymer battery tucked into a polypropylene plastic core, which also protects the Apple Watch from damage. Read more »
Hot on the heels of last week’s comedy-centric clip, Samsung released yet another video ad for its Galaxy S6 flagship smartphone. As you probably know already, the handset went on sale alongside its Samsung Galaxy S6 edge sibling last week, on April 10.
The latest Samsung Galaxy S6 promo focuses on its wireless charging capability. Read more »
You can now order Beats Solo2 wireless headphones in an iPhone and Macbook-matching colors. Apple added silver, gold, and space gray color schemes to its lineup of on-ear headphones.
Announced in November last year, the Beats Solo2 wireless headphones were initially available in black, white, blue, and red. Read more »
Motorola will ship the Moto X (2014) with a free Moto Hint wireless headset in the United States. The sweet deal will be available across the Atlantic through April 14.
The promotional gift by Motorola is available for customers who purchase an unlocked smartphone directly from the manufacturer’s online store. Read more »
Back in March, Samsung announced the new Gear VR Innovator Edition headset alongside the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. This new version of its Oculus-powered VR accessory is made specifically to work with those two devices only, just like the original Gear VR is tailor-made for the Galaxy Note 4.
Now that the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are almost up for grabs globally, the Korean company has announced when it’s going to take pre-orders for the Gear VR Innovator Edition as well. One caveat, however: the following information applies only to Japan. It’s unclear why Samsung chose to give us the launch details for this market first. Perhaps the interest for the new Gear VR has been the highest over there. Read more »
Nikon quietly introduced a selfie stick (N-MP001) accessory for select Coolpix family models. The gadget costs $60 a pop and is available for pre-order at major US retailers.
Nikon’s selfie stick measures 28.54 inches long when extended completely and weighs 186 grams. Read more »