You may not be able to get your hands on a new Samsung Gear 360 quite yet, and we don’t know when the day will come when you can, but while you wait Samsung is providing plenty of material to help you get up to speed on using the Gear 360. The company has posted a page on their web site covering a wide range of topics from the very basics, like charging the battery, to selecting video shooting modes and then sharing your videos and images. Read more
The Galaxy S7 is known for having a great camera, whether it’s used taking images in low-light or making a lovely panorama shot, it will deliver a great image for a smartphone. But what if you want to take even better photos, perhaps zooming in at a distance that would normally require a telephoto lens, or take an image with a wide-angled viewpoint? Well, Samsung teased us with the Lens Cover kit for the S7 back in February, and now it seems the Korean handset maker is finally making it available through its online stores. Read more
We caught another glimpse of Xiaomi’s Mi Max handset with its big 6.4-inch Full HD display as well as an image of the Mi Band 2 activity tracker yesterday. While it was thought that the Mi Band 2 would be officially unveiled alongside the Mi Max on May 10th, production of the second-generation activity tracker is said to have hit some issues that could delay the wearable’s launch by up to a month. Read more
Sony has announced their latest round of audio equipment, and everything is built to take advantage of a connected home experience. There’s a range of Bluetooth speakers, audio receivers, and Blu-Ray players, and everything is capable of receiving media from Google Cast right out of the box. Read more
A little ways back, famous tipster Evan Blass tweeted away about an upcoming HTC smartwatch saying it would release in April. However, as you may have noticed, this never happened. But this doesn’t mean that we’re not getting it.
On Talk Android Deals, LuguLake’s Bluetooth speaker that doubles as a stand is on sale for $29. It’ll blend right in with your other swanky decor as the color is dark grey. The sleek appearance, though, shouldn’t fool anyone. This Bluetooth speaker can fill rooms with sound and last long into the night.
Samsung is slowly taking steps towards releasing its Gear 360 action camera. Today, the company introduced the Gear 360 Manager app, which can be downloaded from the Play Store so long as you have a compatible Galaxy device.
The Nexus Player is getting the Developer Previews a bit after the rest. Just yesterday, the second version of the Android N Developer Preview became available for the Nexus Player.
For those of you who don’t know, Amazon has built-up a technology called Alexa Voice Service (AVS). This is what provides the functionality of an Amazon Echo speaker. Amazon recently opened AVS to third-parties, letting them to create their own Alex-equipped speakers. Triby is the first one, and it’s now available on Amazon.
If you have the Philips Hue lighting system installed in your house, you’ve probably been left a little dissatisfied with its clunkiness, possibly to the point of having to rely on one of the many serviceable third-party apps. It seems that Philips may have taken notice because it’s just published a new app to the Play Store called Philips Hue Gen 2. The second generation Hue app includes a new, dare we say, even modern UI and some added functionality. Read more