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 »
Jolla has recently confirmed a Sailfish OS ROM is in the works and will become available for various devices later this year. A few smartphones were even showcased over the MWC 2014 running on the Sailfish OS.
Now you can see for yourself where the project is going. A Jolla developer has released a 3-minute walkthrough video of Sailfish running on Samsung I9305 Galaxy S III LTE. Read more »
Cloud storage is undoubtedly one of the best evolutions in the field of computers. The flexibility offered by this storage model is unmatched and the ever increasing demand for the storage space in the cloud has attracted big companies like Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.
Among the brands contributing in this field, Box and Dropbox are the most recognized firms providing the cloud content management service. We have come across a pretty interesting infographic that explains how these brands are battling it out to stay ahead of the game. Read more »
Motorola introduced a refreshed camera interface with the Moto X and later on released it as a standalone self-titled camera app in the Google Play store.
Now the app is getting an update which adds the option to take photos using the volume keys. The option has been standard in stock Android for some time now and most manufacturers have implemented it into their own camera apps, but it’s better late than never. Read more »
Motorola unveiled the first smartwatch, the Moto 360, something many people have been waiting for. But the company kept most details a secret – we know little except it on the new Android Wear platform, so we have to rely on rumors to fill in the blanks.
The screen is reportedly an OLED but even the rumors are mum on size and resolution. The smartwatch is said to feature a sapphire glass protection, which is usually reserved for high-priced watches. Read more »
Pebble has probably never even dreamed of raising 100 times the funding it wanted on Kickstarter a while ago. The first Pebble smartwatches entered mass production in January 2013 and begun shipping the same month.
But did you ever wonder how many Pebbles were sold to date? As it turns out Pebble has shipped more than 400,000 Pebbles worldwide since its launch and the number is growing by the minute. Read more »
The newest iPhone may be packed with some software that can help preserve the life of your battery.
Apple isn’t just going to throw in a switch that dims the lights on your screen or switches off your 4G either, what they’ve got planned is more in line with monitoring each individual’s specific cell phone usage behavior. Read more »
Microsoft has almost spilled the beans on the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update. Recently it updated the Windows Phone store compatibility section with the Windows Phone 8.1 name thus confirming its official name.
Today Microsoft has updated its official Windows Phone website with “Windows Phone 8.1 Features” section. 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 »
Over at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco Intel has shown its latest beast – the Core i7 Extreme Edition – dubbed Devil’s Canyon. It’s an 8-core 16-thread processor with unlocked cores (allowing easy overclocking), support for the latest DDR4 memory and a better thermal interface.
Intel has also confirmed that its next-generation processors, Broadwell, will feature Iris Pro graphics. Broadwell chipsets will have 14-nanometer processors and will come with unlocked cores. 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 »
Oppo Find 7 went official yesterday in two versions – one with a 1080p display and one with QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) screen. While the QHD model will hit the stores in two or three months, the 1080p edition has already gone one sale and is available to everyone who wants to purchase it right now for $480 in China.
Well, we imagine lots of people has already bought Find 7 smartphones, because the hands-on videos have already started popping on YouTube. Read more »
The guys over at OnePlus are nearing the launch of their One smartphone and are opening a contest that will allow one lucky participant to fly out to Hong Kong and be the first to touch the back of the phone.
In order to participate you’ll need to post one short video (15 seconds maximum) to Instagram or YouTube telling OnePlus how you feel about them. The most original entry will be selected and its author will win the prize. Read more »
Samsung is teasing a website-slash-service, which will launch as design.samsung.com. The video teaser shows a lot of Samsung design ques like the nature inspired Galaxy S3 body, which we’re seeing molded from liquid polycarbonate.
The website will launch on March 27 and will have Samsung-inspired design sections by the looks of the video. “Make it meaningful” looks to be the title of the project. Read more »
After a bout of simpler, more product-focused commercials, Samsung is back to bashing the competition in its latest commercial for the Galaxy Pro series of tablets.
In this latest video, Samsung goes after not one or two but three devices, namely the Apple iPad, Microsoft Surface and Amazon Kindle. The iPad is mocked for not letting you do more than one thing at a time and for having lower resolution, the Microsoft Surface is called a laptop because it comes with a keyboard dock and the Kindle for just letting you read books. Read more »