If you live in Canada and you’ve been on the fence about purchasing a Galaxy S6 smartphone, Samsung has just announced another incentive to tip you over the edge; a free six-month subscription to Google’s Play Music service.
Since last year, Google X research labs has been working on a smart contact lens that would analyze the wearer’s tears and measure glucose levels. This would allow diabetics to keep track of their glucose levels without having to prick their fingers to draw blood for analysis. Read more
SanDisk has released its new Micro SD card with a whopping capacity of 200GB of storage. The SanDisk Ultra 200GB Micro SD card is available for purchase on Amazon and is priced at $240. This would allow you to significantly expand your storage capacity on your Android device (with a built-in Micro SD card slot), and according to SanDisk allows you to shoot up to 20 hours of full HD video before running out of space.
Do you find wireless charging very slow? Well that is all about to change very soon. The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) announced today that a new Qi wireless power standard is coming. It is similar to Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology meaning it should be very fast.
Fitbit has teamed up with Amazon to launch its entire range of fitness-tracking devices in India. Starting today, all of Fitbit’s products are available to pre-order from the online retailer and are expected to leave the warehouse on Friday, July 3.
The UK carrier, EE, announced a customer rewards scheme with a difference back in April by giving its members a chance to sign up to receive a free external battery pack called the Power Bar with a 2,600mAh capacity. But after receiving more than a million requests in just four days, EE had to temporarily halt accepting new applicants. If you’ve had to wait to claim your free Power Bar, you are in luck because EE has just started accepting new sign ups again.
For those of you unaware Google’s Project Jump is a camera rig that features 16 GoPro cameras setup perfectly to film video for virtual reality. The way it works is you place the rig onto a tripod or camera poll and all the cameras film at once capturing a 360-degree of your surroundings. Once you get back to your computer, you can use their software to stitch all the clips together to create one seamless video that can be viewed using virtual reality glasses such as Google Cardboard or on YouTube.
While 4K content might be a little thin on the ground at the moment, Ultra HD televisions with Smart services are gaining in popularity as consumers attempt to future-proof their purchases. Sony is hoping this continues to be the case, avoiding the false dawn that was 3D. Today, the Japanese company is finally launching its range of ultra thin 4K Ultra HD TV’s with Android TV baked in that first appeared back at CES in January of this year.
LG has announced the addition of a new projector to their Minibeam line of LED projectors. The LG Minibeam Nano is the company’s smallest, lightest and most affordable projector yet. The Minibeam Nano measures a mere 4 inches by 4 inches by 1.7 inches and weighs only 270 grams (about 9.5 ounces). Despite the small size, the projector is capable of displaying a picture up to 100 inches diagonally in size. Read more