If you own a Mi Band fitness bracelet, Xiaomi has just pushed out an update to its Android app, bringing new functionality to the $15 device. Now you can link the Mi Band to your Google account, allowing it to share your fitness stats with Google Fit.
Three limited edition cases, all designed by Skrillex, are now available in the Google Store for five handsets.
IKEA announced earlier this year that they were planning on selling a wireless charging line of furniture. It’s definitely an odd concept, but if you’re invested in making all of your devices completely wireless, it’s arguably one of the most futuristic accessories you can buy for your smartphone. Read more
Earlier today, Motorola lowered the cost of the Moto 360 by $100 on its website, so you can now pick one up for $149. This move strengthens rumors that the company is almost ready to launch its second-generation smartwatch.
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