Slowly and slowly we are starting to hear more about the LG G Watch. Yesterday, we found out a little about the specs and the fact that it could very well be a Google I/O freebie, but it has also been revealed that it will go on sale in the UK on July 7. Now that doesn’t mean that the U.S. will get the same release date. In fact, for all we know, it could be released in the Play Store during Google I/O, which is June 25-26.
As far as pricing, it’s expected to be cheaper than the Gear 2 Neo, which is £169.99, but nothing specific. We do expect that it will retail for $199 here in the U.S.
It’s amazing how many times we hear the “Prime” name for smartphones, but they never seem to actually get used. We had the Nexus Prime a few years ago, the premium version of the Galaxy S 5 is supposed to be the Galaxy S 5 Prime, and we even had the HTC One (M8) Prime, not to mention the One (M9) Prime. Now it appears LG wants to use the same name, but they actually trademarked it along with letters that could signify future smartphones.
Back in December, SwiftKey launched a Beta 4.5 that included a number row and emoji. We expected those features to make its way to the full app a lot sooner, but better late than never right? Today, SwiftKey released version 5 bringing all these features plus a lot more.
With version 5, you will not only get the optional number row and over 800 emoji, but you will also get a SwiftKey store with new downloadable themes, a new default theme, emoji predictions, improved prediction engine, new languages, and improved flow trails. Best of all, SwiftKey is now Free for all.
Is you are a Feedly user, you might have noticed that the site won’t load this morning. That is because late last night, they were attacked by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS). The person(s) responsible for this is demanding a ransom in order to stop the attack. Feedly has refused to comply and is working on restoring service.
A series of leaks have appeared online regarding the Galaxy S5 Mini, including not only pictures, but also Antutu benchmark results as well as specs.
As you’ll see in the benchmark screenshots, the device packs the Samsung Exynos 3 Quad (Exynos 3470) SoC clocked to 1.4GHz. The GPU is a Quad-core Mali-400 MP4 clocked at 450MHz, there’s 1.5GB RAM, 16GB expandable memory, an 8MP main camera and a 2.1MP front shooter. Both cameras can shoot up to Full HD 1080p video. The screen is 4.5-inches and is a 720p Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, and the device features a fingerprint scanner and heart rate scanner.
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Amazon releases Audible integration to Kindle app
1Password app gets major update
Lytro to release Android powered camera
Got a Chromebook? Got pics? Good news. Auto-sync to Google+ is now live
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is a movie theater chain famous for its “war on texting in movies” PSA:
E3 is here, and all of the major gaming companies are beginning to announce the new titles they’ll be releasing in the next year.
SEGA today announced ‘Sonic Jump Fever,’ a new installment of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.
This game is a bit more social than others before it, as it centers around beating your friends’ scores. You can chose your character and compete in vertical jumping challenges, much like Doodle Jump in the Sonic universe. There are a bunch of power-ups and boosters to collect as well as unique character abilities.
The actual release date is not known, but stay tuned for more as the beginning of summer comes closer. Hit the break for the game’s promotional video.
If you’re a Chromebook user with lots of pictures to store, don’t fret.
When you connect your phone/tablet, camera or storage card to your Chromebook, your photos will now be automatically stored to Google+ Photos. Of course the photos will be set to private, so don’t worry about “my eyes only” pics getting out for “other eyes.”
If you are in need of a password manager that will work on your Android device, you may want to check out 1Password from AgileBits. The developers have released an updated version that received a major facelift compared with the old version. This new version is such a major change that anyone with the old version will not be able to update their app, they have to install this completely new version. Read more