Although water resistance is not a feature of the new Nexus 6 smartphone like the IP-67 certification that some other recent flagship devices come with, notably Samsung devices, Motorola does mention the capability on their site. Even though Motorola did not take the steps to seal up the device, it appears they did use a nano-coating used on other devices they produce to add in some extra protection against liquids. One intrepid soul out there in the world decided he wanted to see if that coating could be pushed to provide protection even underwater and filmed the results. Read more
Google has started the December countdown to Christmas and they promise lots of goodies along the way to Christmas Eve when the Santa Tracker will be operating at full steam. Google has setup a special site at www.google.com/santatracker for all of the festivities. The fun is not limited to the night of Santa’s flight though as Google is planning to release games and other activities each day. Read more
There hasn’t been too many chances to grab the Nexus 6 from Google Play, but right now is one of them. Hit the source link below to get your order in.
You can choose from either Midnight Blue or Cloud White in either the 32 or 64 GB variety. Let us know if you were able to grab one.
source: Google Play
Sprint is currently pushing out an update to all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G3 currently located in the US. This upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality, but it does include support for international Wi-Fi calling, as well as a handful of bug fixes, stability improvements, security patches and speed optimizations.
Microsoft has just issued a statement on its official website confirming that it will, in fact, be acquiring third-party email client, Acompli, next Monday, December 6. Unfortunately, the company did not reveal how much money is being exchanged during the acquisition, but according to Re/code’s reliable sources, the price was “north of $200 million.”
Hit the break to read the full press release.
A series of leaked screenshots have appeared online allegedly showcasing the latest beta build of Android 5.0 Lollipop running on both the Galaxy Note 4 and Google Play Edition of the Galaxy S4. These images come courtesy of SamMobile’s founder, D.Dorresteijn, and at first glance look to be much smoother and more fluid than the version previously demoed.
For the next 24 hours, Best Buy is cutting a whopping 65% off the LG G Watch — so from now until midnight tomorrow, Tuesday, December 2, you can pick one up for as little as $79.99. The deal applies to both the retailers online portal and to any of its nationwide bricks-and-mortar stores.
Carrier bloatware on Android devices is nothing new. Some are worse than others about it, especially Verizon and AT&T, but just about every service provider is guilty of tossing at least one or two apps onto every phone they sell. It looks like some carriers are investing in a way to make sure that you keep those apps installed on your devices, though. Read more
If there’s one thing that most of us should be doing more of, it’s paying more attention to what we eat. In this day and age, it can be tough to keep track of snacks, meals, and drinks, and even tougher to know what you should be eating altogether.
Thankfully, those little friends in our pockets and purses are here to help with all types of apps to track, coach, and assist in order to help you reach your goal weight, whether that’s gaining some mass, losing a few pounds, or maintaining your current figure.
It is hard to come by a laptop at a low price that does not sacrifice quality hardware. There are trade-offs to be made. Even laptops running Windows are not alone in this. When Google launched Chrome OS in 2011, the hardware was pretty bad. It was not until very recently that hardware manufacturers started to build respectable Chromebooks. In time for the holidays, Acer released the Chromebook 13. It combines a simple design with specifications that you would find in a high-end tablet, such as the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, which might make it the most powerful Chromebook ever.
Everything looks good on paper, so how does the Chromebook 13 perform in real life? Hit the break to get started.