Modern day Android smartphones pack massive batteries inside which could last you a full day when necessary. However, for power users, even this doesn’t do the job and they ultimately have to resort to plugging in the charger just when they’re about to end their day. Read more
Just today our own Brad Ward wrote about the Android 5.1.1 OTA update rolling out to the LG G Watch and G Watch R. Well it didn’t take long for Googlites to provide us with the flashable update in the event you are too impatient to wait your turn in line. And impatient you should be. Don’t they know how important you are?
Remember when Facebook introduced video calling to its Messenger app back in late April? Well, the social networking company is saying that the feature is almost rolled out throughout the globe.
If you’ve been looking for a new SD card to pop in your phone, Amazon is running a special on Kingston microSD cards today with some pretty heft discounts. The cards start at $5.49 for the 16 GB option and run all the way up to $70 for the 128 GB version, which might be the cheapest we’ve seen that size card go down to.
At these prices, it might be worth it to pick up a few to expand your phone or tablet’s storage room, or just to keep a few in case you get a new device that needs one. Read more
We’ve just reviewed the Phone-Buddy, an extremely portable smartphone stand that also serves as an earphone tidy, and came away more than a little impressed by both its versatility and value of just £3.99 ($6.19) that includes free shipping. If you haven’t gotten around to ordering one for yourself just yet, you are in luck as we have 25 Phone Buddy’s to giveaway to our UK readers.
In some areas of the U.S., the tiny house movement is leading consumers to build small, simple houses and eschewing the size and complexity of most normal houses. A new project on Kickstarter appears to be bringing a similar mindset to cell phones. The Light Phone is being designed as a credit card-sized cell phone that does one thing – phone calls. The device is being marketed as a way for people to get away from all of the distractions and intrusions created by today’s typical smartphones. Read more
Google’s Glass project never really took off, but that doesn’t mean the company is abandoning it. According to a recent job listing for the company, it looks like they’re expanding the scope of Google Glass to include “smart eyewear and other related products,” with listing open for several different positions.
Of course, everyone knows Google is the type of company that toy around with tons of different ideas and products, some of which never actually see the light of day. We do know that Google is still working on a newer version of Glass that will hopefully go over a little better with consumers, but there’s no telling when that will actually hit the market. Read more
In aid of a new promotion, Samsung and Marvel have teamed up to launch a series of Avengers themed products for the Galaxy S6, which include a series of accessories, themes and an Iron Man edition of the S6 Edge.
The ASUS ZenWatch is the latest smartwatch to be updated to Android Wear 5.1.1, in what is likely to be a staggered roll-out. LG’s Watch Urbane was the first to receive the update, and its good to see the update appearing for other members of the Android Wear family.
We don’t quite have replicators like they had on Star Trek, but Amazon’s Echo appliance is helping create the illusion that we are getting closer to that reality. With their latest update to the voice-activated home accessory, users can now use a voice-command to place an order from Amazon. Read more