Finnish company Canatu has announced a new material they have had under development that could revolutionize where touchscreens are deployed. The new material is called Carbon NanoBuds and is a flexible, transparent film composed of nanotubes that can be used to create a touch sensitive surface. Read more
Blackphone has announced an update to their PrivatOS software that brings in several new features focused on enhancing user security and privacy. The update brings the highly tweaked Android OS fork to version 1.1 and is due out sometime in early 2015. Read more
Reneging on the years-long threat of killing our kittens and destroying our houses, Videolabs has finally taken VLC Media Player for Android out of beta.
A new revelation made by a handful of users over the weekend suggests that Netflix and Twitter could be looking to bring a new reminder feature for TV show airings. This feature will let you click on a button below a TV show related tweet reading “tweet me a reminder“. This feature is still said to be in the testing stage and we can probably expect to get more clarity over the coming days. Read more
According to a new report, the Motorola Nexus 6 was originally supposed to carry a fingerprint scanner on the back, but was later ditched for reasons yet unknown to us. According to sources cited by a popular tech site, Google was looking to implement fingerprint scanning tech on Android 5.0 along with APIs, but called it off at the last minute. Read more
Although the LG G Watch R (our review here) is relatively new to the market, we’re already hearing of a potential successor launching over the coming months. Dubbed as the LG G Watch R 2, this smartwatch will reportedly break cover during the MWC 2015 event in March next year. Read more
Motorola’s Moto G is one of this year’s best budget phones. While it doesn’t have overwhelming specs and some users have complained about memory issues, it is hard to argue with the value in what is normally a $179 unlocked phone.
Google has been slowly but surely updating each of its Android apps to the new Material Design layout, the benefits of which are a simpler design, a fresh, new look to the applications, and hopefully a little more stability. Read more
When looking at which carrier to give your hard earned money, the quality of the network is vital. Customers have no reason to stick around if the network’s coverage is spotty or speeds are frequently bogged down. Cost comes into play, but carriers in the United States are expensive as a whole. You should pay for what you get.
So which network in the United States is the speediest when it comes to downloading? Hit the break to find out the answer to that question and more.
Android users who tap into the Amazon Kindle app for reading on their smartphone or tablet can look forward to some new features included in an update released by Amazon. The biggest addition is the X-Ray feature brought over from Amazon’s dedicated Kindle e-reader devices. Read more