With the factory image posted for the Android 5.0.2 update for the Nexus 7 WiFi (2012) a few days ago, it’s no surprise the OTA update has been captured. This means that you can download it and manually install it instead of waiting what could be two to three weeks until you win the lottery and receive it automatically.
We have the link below, and if you’re not sure of what to do, make sure to hit up our extensive guide on how to install OTA updates to Nexus devices.
Download - Nexus 7 (2012) WiFi (nakasi) From LRX21P to LRX22G (5.0.2)
The next time you search for a particular song’s lyrics on Google, you will most likely see the actual lyrics at the top of the results rather than a bunch of links to other sites. All you have to do is search for the song name with the word “lyrics” and it will appear. An example would be Rock And Roll All Nite Lyrics.
This will obviously hurt such sites as azlyrics.com and songlyrics.com, which usually rank pretty high when searching for lyrics.
I guess we might have to thank Apple for this one. Disney had promised that Apple Pay would arrive at the Walt Disney World Resort before Christmas, and December 24th is going to be the magic day.
The good news is that as part of this offering, other contactless payment services, such as Google Wallet, will also be offered starting on the same day.
Back in September, when Google launched Android One in India, they promised that more areas would get the devices in December. That time has come for Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Google has partnered with network operators, such as Banglalink, to bring the same phones from Micromax, Karbonn, and Spice, but there is also a new player in town. Bangladesh’s own Symphony will offer the Roar A50 as their first Android One smartphone.
Samsung is the king for making bloatware apps, but this new app is far from that category. As part of their “Launching People” initiative, they have created a new app called Look at Me. It’s an interactive camera app that will help children with autism to make eye contact, read facial expressions, and express their emotions.
As you can see in the video below, Jong-Hyun used this app for 8 weeks straight, and the results were dramatic.
The Launching People campaign connects and invests with aspiring young creators to “unleash their dreams.” We have the videos after break.
Google continues their “Be Together Not The Same’ campaign with a little Christmas love. In this short spot, Santa delivers a round Android Wear smartwatch, what could be a Nexus 6, and a tablet to some lucky children (or adults). There’s only one problem. He has a hard time getting the tablet in the stocking. Check it out after the break.
Taking a screenshot from your Android Wear smartwatch is so much easier now that Android Wear 5.0.1 is upon us. However, if you own a G Watch R, you may have noticed that things don’t work so well. The top right of each image is cutoff as you can see in the image above. The good news is that you can still capture decent images. They still won’t be perfect, but they will be damn close.
The Android Wear 5.0.1 update brings a slew of enhancements, and one of them happens to be the ability to capture screenshots from your smartwatch. Before the update, you needed to connect your watch to your desktop and use ADB commands, but now it’s so much easier. Unfortunately, it’s a little convoluted, but it gets the job done until Google hopefully enhances it in a future update.
Sprint is in a little bit of hot water with the FCC based on a report from the Wall Street Journal. An FCC official has confirmed that they are about to slap a $105 million fine on Sprint for billing customers for text message alerts, horoscopes, sports scores, ring tones and other unwanted services. This practice is known a cramming.
This is as a result from an investigation conducted from August to October 2013, which revealed 35,000 complaints from Sprint customers regarding the unwanted services and charges.
OnePlus unveiled a new portable battery pack, called the Power Bank. It’s 10,000 mAh so it can power the OnePlus One three times before it needs to be charged again. It can of course charge other devices, not to mention it features a second port for charging two devices at the same time. It will be available early next year in either Silk White or Sandstone Black and cost $14.99.
Today also happens to be the one year anniversary for OnePlus, and they have a couple of things going on. The first is they posted a video, which looks back at the past year. They are also giving you a chance to win a OnePlus One if you wish them a Happy Birthday on their Vine page.