Three applications, each produced by HTC, received updates today. The company brought bug fixes and a bit more to its Dot View, Scribble, and Sense TV apps.
Battery life is much better than what it once was, but it could always be improved. Until devices can run for days without requiring a charge, external battery packs will have a demand. Anker, the company that produces some of the strongest external battery packs, has three models available at a discount through Amazon. The sizes range from 13000mAh to 20800mAh. Even that smallest capacity is able to charge some of today’s smartphones four times. The largest is enough to at least charge a phone and a tablet twice each. And, unlike many other external battery packs, Anker’s have multiple ports for simultaneous charging.
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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.
Motorola is reporting on its forums that the Coral software update, which is the name for the 360’s Lollipop 5.0.1 version, is being pushed out to the devices as of today. This will bring the build version to LWX48P.
What is one of the things we all dread the most? For me, it’s seeing a pop-up that reads, “Your password has expired, please change it.” And each website or device has different criterias, some like only alpha-numeric, some require special characters, while others require at least one capital letter. Oh, the humanity!
Although the Nexus 9 has been available for quite some time, with the LTE model launching today. it was not until recently that the company launched the keyboard folio case for $129. But what if you don’t want an expensive cover + keyboard for your tablet? Well there’s a cheaper and more viable alternative coming straight from HTC, starting today. Although the case has been listed on the Play Store for a while now, it’s for the first time that it has gone on sale.
In early October, Sony released a presser stating that the company and its Xperia Z3 smartphones were helping to detect and prevent blindness. In combination with Peek, a set of apps and a mobile adapter for mobile eye exams, doctors were helping detect and fight the onset blindness in rural and remote areas around the world. Well fast forward about two months and Peek is hosting an IndieGoGo campaign to help bring more mobile adapters to more doctors.
While adults are getting excited for the Android Wear and the upcoming Apple Watch, let’s not forget about the kids. Back in July, LG announced a new kid-friendly wearable for children ages 4 and up, called the KizOn. Last month, we got wind that it would be coming to Verizon Wireless, and the rumor came true today. However, it has been re-branded into the GizmoPal. You knew Verizon couldn’t just release a product without messing with it did ya?
Not wanting to be left out this holiday season, Toshiba has gone above-and-beyond simply keeping pace with its competitors. Today, the company has issued a press release unveiling what may be the gadget to purchase this December. It is a portable hard drive that is both wireless and capable of directly Casting to devices like the Chromecast.