With the Galaxy S6 about to hit the retail shelves worldwide, Samsung released an infographic, which outlines the differences between the newcomer and its predecessor. The graphic will surely help SM-G900 owners decide if a jump to the newer SM-G920 is worth it.
Samsung proudly calls the Galaxy S6 its best smartphone to date yet for a good reason. Read more »
While not relaunched as a separate service (or at least not yet), as has been rumored for a long time now, Google+ Photos has received some neat integration with Google Drive today. In short, your Google+ Photos will now show up in a dedicated place in Google Drive.
A new menu for Photos should show up in Google Drive on iOS, Android, and the Web, as seen in the image above. Read more »
Today Google has announced a new update for its Gmail app for Android. This is supposedly already rolling out, so watch out for the new version (but keep in mind it might be a few days before it reaches you). The new Gmail for Android comes with a few new features, the most important of which is the addition of an “All inboxes” view.
As its moniker implies, this will show you all the email from all your accounts, in a unified view. This will clearly benefit those who have and routinely use multiple email accounts in the Gmail app. Just to clarify, the app did have multiple account support before today, but it did not boast the unified inbox view. Read more »
The latest version of Samsung’s proprietary launcher – TouchWiz – finally introduced themes support. The Galaxy A series (A3, A5 and A7) were the first devices to feature TouchWiz themes, joined by the Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy S6 later on.
Unfortunately the default themes are just few and may not be everyone’s cup of tea. The Chinese models of the Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 and Galaxy Note 4 already have a solution – a theme creation tool that allows you to design and share your very own theme. Read more »
While many Android vendors have switched to Chrome and the default and only web browser out of the box on their phones, Samsung maintains the heavily-customized Internet app. Tizen Indonesia has revealed that the app will be rebranded Samsung Browser and will be available on all Samsung platforms.
This covers everything from phones and tablets (Android and Tizen) to TVs. Read more »
LG already launched the Watch Urbane LTE in in South Korea, now the spotlight is shifting to its non-LTE sibling. LG UK posted a short video of the LG Watch Urbane on its YouTube channel, meaning it’s coming soon, though the video doesn’t give an exact date.
Expansys is already taking pre-orders (at £300), however, there’s no shipping date yet. Read more »
Those living in Australia can benefit from a great Lumia 530 deal. Local retailer Big W is holding a promo of the device and sells it for AUD29.
The original price of the smartphone is AUD79 and customers will be able to take advantage of the deal starting April 2 as part of the store’s Easter promotion. Read more »
Just a few weeks before the launch of Apple Watch, documents have been leaked detailing how Apple will handle the sales of the wearable. As per the documents, that were obtained by MacRumours, the Cupertino-based company will not be selling the device to walk-in customers at launch.
Customers will instead be required to make an online “Product Reservation” to hold or pick-up a specific model of the smartwatch at a retail store. “If a customer walks in and wants to purchase a watch, offer the option to try on a watch. Then help them place an order online or through the Apple Store app,” the documents say. Read more »
Halo 5 is coming to Xbox One this fall. Microsoft announced the arrival of the hotly anticipated video game via the official Xbox Twitter feed.
Microsoft also released a rather dramatic trailer for the upcoming video game. Read more »
It looks like the Nvidia Shield Portable gaming console is about to get a replacement. The likely successor of the device appeared in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi certification filings.
The model number of the Nvidia Shield Portable suggests that it might pack the monstrous Tegra X1 chipset. Read more »
According to report in 9to5Mac, buyers of the $10,000 and up Apple Watch Edition will be treated to e number of perks. The special treatment for the big spenders will begin with no waiting in line when they are buying the watch or need help with it.
After shelling out the eye watering asking price for the gold Apple Watch, users will have access to a special Edition phone support line, which will be available around the clock for two years (three years with AppleCare+). Read more »
The Momentum is Sennheiser’s series of premium portable headphones for the fashion-conscious crowd. While there is an undeniable whiff of Beats envy in the series, as that’s pretty much the same target audience that Beats caters to, being Sennheiser, the Momentum products didn’t at least sound terrible.
The company originally launched the around the ear circumaural headphones, which were later followed by the on-ear supra-aural model. The latest entrant in the series is the Momentum In-Ear, which, as you can guess, are a pair of in-ear earphones. Read more »
The One M9 had to endure many jokes on the subject, still we un-ironically ask – HTC One M9, Hot or Not? HTC has polished its acclaimed design and leaped forward in the camera department with a 20MP/2160p shooter, while keeping what we love most about the One family – metal unibody and stereo speakers.
It took us a while to form an opinion on the new flagship, it’s a mix of excitement and let downs. We wanted to hear what you think about it, especially now that we gauged your opinion of its rival, the Samsung Galaxy S6. Read more »
Xiaomi took the wraps off the third generation of its popular Piston in-ear headphones. The new headset features updated design, build quality, and sound signature.
The looks of the new Piston in-ear headphones have earned them a Reddot design award. Read more »
Our weekly poll results are out and the Samsung Galaxy S6 is proving to be nearly everyone’s favorite. Quite expectedly, a few areas turned out more universally likable, while others ended up polarizing opinion.
Samsung has been perfecting its AMOLED display technology and, judging by the 85% upvotes on the matter, the company may have already gotten to a point where even convinced fans of the competition are starting to admit Samsung’s displays are among the best out there. Read more »