Earlier this month OnePlus revealed that they were scrapping their smartwatch development efforts so the company could focus efforts and resources on the smartphone market. Now OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has given us a little peek at what the company had in the works thanks to some conceptual drawings he posted on his Twitter account. Read more
Android TV has become popular over the past year for people of all ages because of the platform’s versatility. Whether it’s streaming movies and television shows or playing console-like games, Google’s home entertainment experience is ready for what you want to do.
Let’s show you the best Android TV apps around.
Sony’s PlayStation Vue is finally ready for use on Android devices in the United States.
Virtual Reality is the next big thing in the mobile space, but it can be pricey to get into. The HTC Vive costs $799, for example, which is way more than most people would be willing to put down on something so new. Samsung’s Gear VR is only $100, but it also only works with Samsung devices, so that doesn’t help everyone. Read more
Google has released two new videos showing off app experiments for Daydream VR, both of which show an easy way for developers to move and animate models in videos using virtual reality. The videos, Animator and Puppeteer, are really cool to watch, especially if you know how much work typically goes into animating and positioning models. Read more
In the wake of the attack at the Istanbul airport in Turkey, the big four US carriers have all announced that they’ll be waiving fees for calls and texts made to the country. That includes Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.
Most carriers are pretty quick to announce support during tragic events, whether that’s a terrorist attack or natural disaster, and this is no exception. Read more
If you’ve ever purchased an Amazon Fire tablet directly through Amazon, you’ve probably seen their “special offers” promotion that shaves some of the cost of the device off in exchange for personalized lock screen ads. Amazon’s line of thinking is that they’ll make more money off of shoving ads in your face than selling a full-priced device, and so far it’s worked for them. Read more
OnePlus took to their forums today to offer some transparency on the results of the Brexit vote. With the UK voting to leave the European Union and all of the uncertainty that comes with it, OnePlus might be forced to increase its prices in the UK.
Details on Samsung’s Smart Glow feature leaked not too long ago, but now we’re getting a full breakdown on what it’ll be all about.
Evernote took to its blog to announce a pricing shakeup for its subscription tiers. Evernote Basic, the free tier, is getting some changes as well.