Following its announcement of the Diamond S, 50e Helium, 50 Cesium and Diamond Tab last week, ARCHOS has today unveiled yet another smartphone in its rapidly-growing IFA 2015 lineup of devices, the Diamond Plus.
Instagram Direct is the social media site’s way of directly sharing content with friends and family, and it’s been a success for the site since it launched a few years back. Today, Direct is getting some new features to make it even better, including threaded messaging and a way to share photos and videos on your feed straight to specific people. Read more
Almost all the biggest tech companies are joining together to create a new royalty free video format. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix plan on making this new format to revolutionize the internet.
Google is updating their mobile friendly website test to try and promote less intrusive app installation warnings that hide significant amounts of content. When browsing a website on a mobile device, it’s not uncommon to see a pop-up that prompts you to install the site’s app on a mobile app store. Sometimes it’s out of the way and simple, like a native banner at the top of the website. Sometimes, though, it’s a very intrusive, large pop-up that hides the actual website. I’m sure you’ve seen one at least once since you’ve had a smartphone, but if you’ve managed to avoid it this long, trust me, they’re awful. Read more
Amazon has just made its Prime Video service available for download on Android and iOS, letting users watch them offline or when they are not connected to the Internet. The move will give Amazon’s Prime Videos a clear edge over other streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu Plus.
Motorola took to Twitter this morning to announce that the Moto X Pure Edition in the United States will be available to pre-order as of tomorrow, September 2.
Every so often, Google tweaks and changes its logo. We’ve seen subtle shifts in fonts, colors, and shading, but for the past 15 years or so the logo has stayed pretty much the same without seeing any kind of major redesign.
Today marks a relatively massive redesign of Google’s logo, complete with a brand new font and some new identity branding. You can see the new main logo above, but Google is also changing the small blue G that we’re all used to into a multicolored G that matches the logo. Read more