Being able to view a mobile device’s notifications on a computer is handy. Even better is being able to interact with the quick-action buttons those notifications usually carry. Pushbullet, the app known for its capability of displaying notifications across multiple devices, now has support for the latter. With support for quick-action buttons, Pushbullet users can interact with notifications with the same options on a computer. Have an email? You can archive, delete, or dismiss it right from the computer. Pushbullet says that the feature works with almost any Android app that has buttons on notifications.
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Google is giving away two different films at opposite sides of the pond today on the Play Store. Residents in the United Kingdom will get complimentary access to the Sherlock Holmes remake starring Robert Downey Jr, whilst movie lovers in the United States will receive one of my favourite titles of all time, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
T-Mobile’s 8th installment of its Uncarrier strategy is bringing an old concept back but with a twist. Harkening back to days of old with “rollover minutes,” T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced that T-Mobile is introducing rollover unused 4G LTE data. There’s a catch, sadly, as this only applies to customers who purchase additional data for their Simple Choice plan each month. Read more
When Google released the Android 5.0 Lollipop source code back in November, the 3rd to be precise, HTC promised to update its flagship smartphone to the latest build of the open-source operating system within 90 days. This makes February HTC’s self-imposed deadline, but if a recent report is anything to go by, it looks like we could be seeing the update 29 days sooner than expected.
According to a blog posted on Netflix’s website, the Californian company is set to roll out an update for its official Android application which transports a new “Social Recommendation” feature, together with Android Wear integration that will push recommended movie notifications to your watch.
Google is not frequently known to have any of its apps out of sync with its other products, but surprisingly, the My Tracks app has been on the back-burner when it’s come to the Google Fit app. Many other apps, like Strava, have had Google Fit integration for a while now. That ends today as Google has finally introduced its two fitness apps to each other. Read more
OnePlus One owners will receive a major update in January that will be pretty significant for many reasons, but a another one announced today is from a partnership with MaxxAudio.
MaxxAudio is a “suite of psychoacoustic sound enhancement technologies which enable production of deeper bass, clearer highs, louder volume levels and more immersive sound from speakers, headphones and connected Bluetooth devices.” In other words, it should provide a much more pleasing sound experience.
Every year around this time, Google lets us know what the most searched terms were for the year and releases a nice recap video highlighting it all. 2014 was a year that was dominated by ALS, Ebola, Robin Williams, and yes, Flappy Bird. Here’s the top 10 topics in order….
We weren’t expecting to see any new devices from OnePlus until 2015, but since they are hosting an event tomorrow, it looks like OnePlus fans having something to celebrate.
Rumor has it they will announce a new version of the OnePlus One with a Snapdragon 805 processor. The other device appears to be a wearable. Back in July, we saw a leaked round smartwatch called the OneWatch. Could this be it? The only thing we know about the wearable to be announced is that it includes a heart rate monitor. That could be a fitness band for all we know. Well at least we don’t have to wait too long to find out.
Starting today, Amazon Fire TV owners can now access HBO GO with their valid HBO subscription. It was reported by Talk Android back in April that HBO and Amazon had finalized an agreement to bring the HBO GO service to Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices. Read more