The CCC (Car Connectivity Consortium) has officially confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones will be MirrorLink compatible. For those unaware, MirrorLink allows for a bridge between mobile devices and automobile.
Those expecting some change from Motorola after being acquired by Lenovo will be disappointed. The company will be sticking with its current strategy by focusing on a limited number of devices. Rick Osterloh, the President of Motorola, confirmed to Re/code that this year will see the arrival of new devices from low-cost phones to wearables.
The Google Play app, which was previously standing at version 5.2.13, has been updated. The new version, 5.3.5, is relatively minor as there are not any noticeable changes. It seems like everything is on the back end where everyday users would not see a thing.
You can hit the link below to download and install the latest version of the Google Play app. Otherwise, just wait for it to happen in the coming days or weeks.
The use of Waze varies between turn-by-turn navigation and other location-related services. Now, the app will extend its capabilities to child safety with the integration of AMBER alerts. Those with Waze installed on their devices will see notifications from the AMBER alerts program appear with information regarding the missing child. The notifications only appear when the driver is at a complete stop and disappear upon moving again. If the Waze notification does not provide enough information, users can tap it and find out more information in their browser.
Samsung has just begun pushing out the long-awaited Lollipop update to all Rogers, TELUS, Koodo, WIND Mobile and Bell-branded variants of the Galaxy S5 located in Canada. This upgrade brings the latest version of the Android operating system, together with a multitude of new features, bug fixes and stability improvements to the handset.
Hit television shows like Mad Men, The Walking Dead and the recently aired Better Call Saul (from the creators of Breaking Bad) can now be accessed on Sling TV. This channel will be available on their core $20 “Best of Live TV” package.
Uber announced earlier today that it has teamed up with Fuhu to launch a brand new service, called uberFAMILY, in DC. As part of the new scheme, the San Francisco-based company will distribute a selection of saloon cars in Washington, furnished with the latest Nabi child-friendly tablets and IMMI GO car seats, in an effort to make transport safer and much more pleasurable for the younger age group.
When a new product is launched, we come across a large number of hands-on and first impression videos to give us a better idea of what’s new about a particular device. But it’s always better when something like that is coming directly from the company (or not), as we get detailed information about the products which most hands-on videos might not cover.
Following a series of successful staged launches in France, Spain and the United Kingdom, OnePlus has today announced that it now plans to bring its “flagship killer”, the OnePlus One, to 16 new European countries this year.
Last week we told you that not one, but two Nexus phones could get launched this year,and it was rumored that LG and Huawei would be the makers. Today we are getting further confirmation on Huawei as the Director of China Research at iSuppli, Kevin Yang, has confirmed it.
Gionee finally took the wraps off of the Elife S7 during Mobile World Congress. At 5.5 mm thick it’s pretty thin, but not even their thinnest phone. It will will sport a 5.2-inch 1080p display, a 1.7 GHz 64-bit octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, 13 MP rear camera, 8 MP front-facing camera, support for 24-bit 192 kHz Hi-Fi quality audio codec, 2,750 mAh battery, and Android 5.0 with Amigo 3.0. It’s all packed into a magnesium alloy frame and weighs only 126 grams.
It will be priced at Rs. 27, 730 ($448) and will launch in India on April 3rd. You will have your choice of either White, Black, Blue, and Pink for colors.