Worried about Twitter making your timeline more like Facebook? Turns out, things aren’t going to be so bad. While we had originally heard that things would shift to an algorithmic timeline and away from a chronological timeline, Twitter is actually probably just going to be expanding on the “while you were away” feature, which most of us have probably already seen. Read more
In case you missed it during the game, Fitbit aired its first ever Super Bowl commercial to show off the Fitbit Blaze. The smartwatch doesn’t actually ship until March, but it’s not going to stop Fitbit from drumming up some anticipation for the device ahead of time. Read more
AT&T has filed for a license with the FCC to begin testing a 5G network in Austin, Texas in order to stay in line with Verizon, who also plans on testing a 5G network this year. AT&T’s filing is for an experimental three-year license, which lines up with predictions that 5G will be commercially available in 2020. Read more
Good news for anyone currently wearing a Moto 360 (2015)! It looks like Motorola is pushing out the Marshmallow update to the smartwatch, bringing all those newly announced Android Wear features to the stylish wearable. Things like Doze support, improved gestures, and alternate messaging platforms are all on board, plus all the things that Motorola has baked in. While that update does enable speakers on watches that have them, the Moto 360 does not include any kind of speaker, so don’t get your hopes up there. Read more
Back in December we told you a rumour that Firefox was killing off making smartphones that ran Firefox OS, but now Mozilla has confirmed it.
Getting into programming and automation is tough. There’s no denying that. Arduino, one of the most popular platforms for beginners to try, isn’t all that easy either. But it doesn’t have to be difficult if you learn the right way. On Talk Android Deals, the Arduino Step-by-Step: Your Complete Guide package went up with a hefty discount. It offers hours of content and a mound of material to allow you to test yourself and make sure you understand everything. The potential outcome is that you’re directing basic robots and other smart tools upon spending less than $20.
A post on GFXBench could show some of the features of Google’s Project Ara modular smartphone, said to feature two separate storage modules.
Verizon is running a new Valentine’s Day promo, letting customers buy one Droid Turbo 2 or Maxx 2 and get a second half off.
The official Sports Illustrated app is now available for Android and iOS, the publication announced today.
We have more Apple and Samsung lawsuit news, and we all know what that means. After years of legal battling, the two companies have finally decided to compromise and stop the never-ending lawsuits and have agreed to just get along.
Actually, Apple told the Supreme Court that it shouldn’t hear Samsung’s appeal over their massive patent dispute after Samsung filed for the court to hear everything back in December. It’s not really a cheerful ending, but we can still hold out hope for that first thing. Read more