If you own a Galaxy S4 and reside in Canada, it’s your luck day as Bell, Virgin Mobile, Telus, Koodo and Sasktel has just begun pushing out the much-anticipated Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update to all unlocked variants of the handset located in the region.
Merge Labs has published a press release detailing availability information for its upcoming mass-market virtual reality player, the MergeVR. The Texas startup intends to launch its virtual reality goggles and motion controller in the United States for $129 starting this fall.
Earlier today, Samsung announced that a replacement battery for the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will cost $45. Whilst that may seem a little on the cheap side, customers will also have to cover the cost of shipping, which is currently unknown, but not likely to be inexpensive seeing as you’ll have to pay to have the value of your handset protected by insurance, too.
Google Drive has been updated with performance improvements and a couple of notable new features. The first is that when you upload a file from your smartphone, the notification that you get when the upload is finished will have a new option. You will now be able to quickly share the file with other people right from the notification.
Google also added 23 new languages, which include Armenian, Basque, Chinese (Hong Kong), French (Canada), Georgian, Khmer, Malayalam, and many more.
The update is rolling now so you might not see it in the Play Store right away.
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Meerkat took the world by storm recently, but it was only available on iOS. Today that is changing as they are inviting Android users to sign up for a public beta.
This isn’t a “normal” Google Play beta in which you simply become a tester and join a particular community, giving you the rights to download the beta from Google Play.
Remember when it was rumored that Microsoft was investing in Cyanogen? That turned out to be untrue, but they were obviously working together since they just announced a new partnership.
The Cyanogen OS will now include Bing services, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, and Microsoft Office.
Smartphones and tablets have so many uses, from texting to playing games on them, using them as e-readers or sat-nav devices, and sometimes, just sometimes, we even make phone calls on them. A well-known side-effect of these electronic devices is that people can often become more interested in what is on the display they are holding and not what is going on in real-life. But the side-effect we are going to discuss today though is where smartphones and tablets are impacting on our thumbs and wrists, as explained by Dr. Dori Cage, an orthopedic surgeon in San Diego.
There’s no such thing as having too many apps on your smartphone, am I right? And sure, while you’ll always have your favourite apps, there’s so many others to try out, perhaps you are bored of your current game or you are looking at trying our a new fitness tracker. Whatever your needs, Amazon have probably got you covered with its latest collection of free apps worth a combined $105.
Nokia may have manufactured some of the world’s most recognisable phones in years gone by, but that side of its business came to a grinding halt when it sold its devices unit to Microsoft a while back. Luckily, the Finnish company is no one-trick-pony and has its fingers in a few other pies. One of its main interests is in the telecommunications field, and Nokia has just announced the acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent for $15.6 billion.
Samsung has been trying its best to get updates out to all of its devices this update cycle, and the next on the sweet software upgrade list is the Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy S5 Active. Read more