So OnePlus has finally unveiled the DR-1 (or GameChanger if you will) and as Rob predicted here, it is indeed an April Fool’s Day joke. If you are desperate to own something with OnePlus branding there is a limited quantity available for purchase. Read more
Demonstrating heretofore unheralded altruism and generosity in an era of digital spartanism, LG has announced that while supplies last, customers who purchase a new G3 phone will also receive an aptly-named VR for G3 virtual reality headset.
Samsung has announced a new Chef Collection series item that brings the cutting-edge technology of their popular smartphone devices to the cutting-edge technology of kitchen devices. The Samsung Galaxy BLADE edge is the first smart knife that also has smartphone capabilities. The Galaxy BLADE edge comes with all of the features of the Galaxy S6, but in a chef’s knife form factor. Samsung capitalizes on the strength of the new Gorilla Glass 4 that we have seen survive some serious impact to bring this new device to market which will see thousands of impacts on the cutting board. Read more
When ALCATEL announced their new ONETOUCH Watch at CES 2015, they indicated they had plans to make it available in the U.S. market through a new online store. Those plans have come to pass as a couple versions of the smartwatch are now listed on the web site. The small/medium band version of the ONETOUCH Watch is listed as “coming soon” for the previously announced price of $149.99. Potential buyers can go ahead and add the smartwatch to their cart to pre-order it, which ALCATEL indicates will be available on April 30th. Read more
The Nvidia Shield Portable has been around for a quite a while now, so it should come as no real surprise to learn that Nvidia is planning to release a new version of the device with updated hardware and firmware.
LG is planning on making its third step into the world of smartwatches with the LG G Watch Urbane. The watch is a bit more sophisticated than the stunning G Watch R, and is more suited for normal wear as opposed to active wear.
The new design is polished and refined, with dust and water resistance included. Under the hood, the internals are identical to the G Watch R, so you can expect a half gig of RAM, a Snapdragon 400, and a 410 mAh battery.
According to Clove, you can expect to see the G Watch to be released April 27th for about 225 GBP, or near $335. Anyone who has a device running Android 4.3 can use the Android Wear-powered watch, so if that’s you, keep an eye out on TalkAndroid.com for more updates on when and where you can get an LG G Watch Urbane.
Sony has announced that they’ll officially begin selling their SmartEyeglass developer edition in four countries for anyone interested in making a purchase. You’ll be able to snag one in Germany, Japan, the US, or the UK, unless you’re in a business customer, in which case it’ll be available to you in Belgium, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. Read more
If you don’t have an Android Auto capable car, you can get the next best thing with a great deal from Amazon on the Pioneer VH-4100NEX Android Auto car radio that’s fully compatible with Android 5.0+ devices (and Apple CarPlay too). Read more
If you haven’t yet decided which streaming box to buy Amazon has just made that choice a little more difficult for you with the news that the Fire Stick is now available for pre-order in the UK with a shipping date of April 15th. As if the choice wasn’t difficult enough with the Nexus Player having recently been made available to pre-order in the UK. Read more
While Google’s Nexus Player has been available in the states for a while now, those of us across the pond have waited patiently to get our grubby little hands on one. Finally, it appears that our wait is about to end thanks to Amazon(UK).