Samsung announces stylish Level Box mini wireless speaker with 25 hours of playback

Samsung-Level-Box-miniIf you’re looking for a small and sleek Bluetooth speaker, you might want to check out the latest from Samsung. The Level Box mini offers high-quality sound in a compact metallic body.

It includes a 55mm stereo speaker along with a passive radiator. It’s compatible with all phones, but if you have the Samsung Level App, you will get Volume Control, Text-to-Speech, S Voice, and SoundAlive.


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Samsung to offer an ultrasonic cover for the Galaxy Note 4

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With every new phone comes new accessories, and the Galaxy Note 4 won’t be alone. It appears Samsung is working on an ultrasonic cover that could be utilized for those that have vision-related disabilities.

According to SamMobile, the cover will detect nearby objects from its ultrasonic sensor and provide feedback. Users will also be able to choose between three different levels: short, middle, and long.

An insider with a Note 4 prototype sent in the complete description from the accessory, of which you can see after the break.


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Google promotes Android Wear with four new videos

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Now that we know the Moto 360 (and some other new Motorola products) will be launched September 4, Google will look to kick their marketing for Android Wear into full gear.

Four new promotional videos for the wearable-OS have popped up online — the videos mostly show off the voice command capabilities of the devices. Hit the break for the four videos.


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Possible 10.3-inch Android TV box hits benchmark site

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A recent addition to GFX Bench’s database includes the “Google Nexus Foo,” which seems to be causing quite a few of us in the tech community to be scratching our heads today.

At first, you’d think the 10.3-inch (Full HD 1080 x 1920) device is a tablet, but then when you see it runs Android Wear (KKWT), you’ll start to get a bit confused. The device has no touchscreen, no accelerometer, no barometer, no GPS, no compass, no gyroscope, no light sensor, no NFC,  or  no proximity sensor — only Bluetooth and WiFi are included.


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uBeam’s working prototype will charge devices via ultrasound across the room

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I often wonder if wireless charging hasn’t caught on because people are waiting for what I call “true wireless charging.” The only working method we have right now is by placing your device(s) on a charging mat, which doesn’t feel all that wireless. Sure, you don’t have to “plug” a wire into your device, but there is one connected to the mat that your device is sitting on.


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Pictures of wireless charging dock for Moto 360 appear online

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We haven’t really been sure how Motorola planned on charging up the Moto 360, but now it’s pretty obvious.

As seen in the photo above, the next big smartwatch to come to market will have a wireless charging dock, which displays the watch face while charging. This makes it a serviceable bedside clock.

According to a recent FCC filing for the device, the Moto 360 takes advantage of Qi wireless charging capabilities, which means there are no connectors on the back, as found in LG’s G Watch. (That means no corroding pins!)

This is all good news leading up to the launch of Motorola’s new watch, which should come relatively soon.

Via: Cult of Android
Source: Mister Gadget