T-Mobile announced today that those who purchase a smartphone outright from the carrier will be able to buy another smartphone at a whopping 50% discount.
Google’s Hangouts is getting updated to version 7.0, bringing with it a new quick reply feature, a conversation shortcut, and some additional material design changes.
Snapchat has begun rolling out a much-requested maintenance update for its Android client through the Play Store. According to the short changelog, the upgrade introduces the sought-after Video Rewind filter, which previously was only available to users of the social networking platform who sent snaps using an iPhone, iPod or iPad.
Following the Vibe X3’s launch in the United States back in December, Lenovo has today announced it will release the mid-range handset in India on Thursday, January 28, at 9:00 AM. The device will be available to purchase exclusively through independent online retailer Amazon India in either Black or White colorways for ₹19,999, which is approximately $295.
Samsung may be planning to launch a program that would allow customers to upgrade their device(s) every year.
Earlier today, Waze announced their new Transport SDK that will allow other services to integrate Waze’s crowd-sourced information into other applications. There were a few partners on-board at launch, one of which was Lyft, who stands to benefit greatly from having access to some of Waze’s best features. Lyft has spoken out and detailed some of the new features that users can expect to see in the near future. Read more
You wake up in the morning to get ready for work, only to realize that you forgot to plug your smartphone in the charger before bed last night. You have 30 minutes before you have to leave, so you plug it in the charger to get as much juice as possible. On your way out the door, you realize it has barely inched past the 20% marker. How frustrating!
We’ve all been there, and if it weren’t for the invention of car chargers, we’d all have a brick in our hands with friends, family and coworkers having no way to contact us. Thankfully, there are easy and manageable steps to avoid this perilous issue in the future. We’ll walk you through them step-by-step below!
Robinhood, the zero-commission stock trading app, has taken to its blog today to announce the rollout of an Android Wear compatible version of its app!
This Thursday, Google will have a major role in the Republican Party’s debate in Iowa. The company agreed to partner with FOX News, who will broadcast the debate, to provide real-time analytics as the presidential hopefuls are watched by millions of people around the world. Google Trends will be providing insight from the public on each candidate’s performance both during and after the debate. And select questions used by moderators Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly, and Bret Baier will come from YouTube. But Google isn’t going to just co-host this debate and forget about the race for the White House. Google wants search results to offer as much information on candidates as possible in an effort to educate voters
Today, Google announced Search will contain real-time content from candidates during debates.