Now is the time to get a mobile gaming controller if you don’t already have one. Power A’s MOGA Pro Power controller is available through Amazon for just $32, a discount of 60%. It offers full-size control for supported games and even has a built-in 2200mAh battery so that you can continue gaming even when your phone’s battery is begging for mercy. The controller connects to mobile devices via a Bluetooth connection, but you can place it into the controller’s stand for easy use.
Today, India sees an addition to the choice of phones available throughout the country. Motorola’s flagship Moto X Style (which is known at the Moto X Pure Edition elsewhere) has launched in the country.
For a limited time, the Sony Xperia C4 will be available for under $300 USD at Best Buy.
Amazon is done focusing on the past and is moving towards the future. According to Bloomberg, Amazon is said to be exploring the creation of a live online TV service.
If you live in London and like the idea of ordering something from Amazon and getting a one or two-hour delivery slot, then this news is for you (so long as you live in an eligible postcode). Amazon has just opened a new distribution depot in Wimbledon, and that means there’s a whole bunch of postcodes that have become eligible for Prime Now.
While Nexus owners revel in the Android 6.0 Marshmallow goodness in the form of both OTA‘s and download links, the rest of us wait to find out when, or indeed, if, our devices will ever be updated. The US carrier, T-Mobile, has published a list that consists almost entirely of flagship devices that will be updated to Android 6.0, the details of which are after the break.
Another Android Wear device has been made available through the Google Store. ASUS’ ZenWatch, the smartwatch that was announced way back in June, is being sold by Google for $149. The Google Store is offering the ZenWatch 2 in two sizes, each with its own color option. The 45mm size comes in Light Aqua with a rubber strap while the larger 49mm size is Navy Blue and has a leather strap.
The ZenWatch 2 features all-day battery life and is said to take sixty minutes to reach a charge of 80%. This is in addition to powering the built-in biosensor that measures a user’s activity and relaxation levels for the ZenWatch Wellness Manager app to analyze. For smartwatches with square-edge displays, ASUS definitely has one of the nicer models.
It’s no secret that in its attempt to increase its customer base, Sprint has been burning through its finances, and now it seems that its main backer, SoftBank, may well have tightened the purse strings. Today, the Wall Street Journal has reported that Sprint is set to undergo a round of layoffs and cost-cutting, just days after the carrier announced it didn’t need to participate in the upcoming 600MHz wireless spectrum auction. Read more
Vodafone has just launched the Smart Speed smartphone, a 4G capable handset aimed squarely at the budget-conscious consumer. The 4.5-inch Smart Speed runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and will retail for £50 on Pay As You Go. Read more
Today, Google showed us a lot of new hardware. The company launched the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel C and two new Chromecast models. Most of those devices are actually available right now through the Google Store.