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.
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
Chargers break–they go through wear and tear just like anything else, especially when your constantly using them with your smartphone or smartwatch. That said, those of you that are rocking an LG Watch Urbane can now get extra charging cradles for your wrist bling at the Google Store for $20.
Quick Charge 2.0 is a highly coveted feature in smartphones today, and rightly so. HTC claims it’ll charge the J Butterfly from dead to full in 110 minutes–even less to get a 50% charge. However, if you have a Quick Charge 2.0 device, you’re going to need a compatible AC adapter.
Samsung continues their work to develop tools and platforms to help developers accelerate their efforts to implement technology that can easily be used by regular consumers. Their latest announcement on this front is for their new Internet of Things (IoT) platform called ARTIK. According to Samsung’s Young Sohn, president and chief strategy officer, “ARTIK allows developers to rapidly turn great ideas into market leading IoT products and applications.” Read more
There’s a pretty good chance that you’ve probably played at least one game in the Angry Birds franchise, whether it was on your smartphone, tablet, Roku, Xbox, Playstation, smart TV, I could go on, but I’m sure you get the picture already. Angry Birds is available on almost any platform you could wish. Never one to stand still, Rovio has shown off an Angry Birds demo on Samsung’s Gear VR headset at the Rock in Rio festival that was recently held in Las Vegas.
Samsung is well-known for having a well-funded marketing department, the results of which were seen in the latest Marvel movie, the Avengers: Age of Ultron which saw the Galaxy S6 on display. Now, Samsung has leveraged the movie again, except this time, it’s offering a complimentary set of 4 Avengers-themed limited edition cases with every Galaxy Note 4 purchased.
Samsung announced two new SD and microSD memory solutions, the PRO Plus and the EVO Plus. Both are set to launch some time this month.
The company’s PRO Plus memory solution is designed to handle high-res photos and 4k content from all of your usual devices–DSLRs, smartphones, tablets, and almost anything that can use a SD or microSD card. This particular card only comes in 32GB and 64GB models, but has excellent read and write speeds up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively.
If you cast your mind back to November of 2014, you may just remember the launch of Motorola’s Keylink. However, the device wasn’t around for too long as it sold out almost immediately and has been missing from the company’s online store ever since.
Up until now, that is.