Last month, SwiftKey set up a brand new scheme entitled Greenhouse which it’s using as a platform to release experimental apps to the public for them to test and provide feedback on. Today’s the day the second application was introduced as part of the initiative, and it’s a shiny new Android launcher called Hexy.
ASUS has just announced that it will host a ZenFone 2 event in New York City on Monday, May 18. Invites are in the process being sent out to all major technology conglomerates, requesting that they be present to witness the launch of the company’s flagship smartphone in the United States.
HTC announced earlier today that they were launching a new UH OH Protection program to help ease the mind of customers who invest in the new HTC One M9 smartphone. In a webcast announcing this new program, HTC Americas president Jason Mackenzie also took some time to field questions. During this stage of the webcast, he indicated April 10th is the date HTC has targeted to make the HTC One M9 available to U.S. customers. Read more
HTC’s latest flagship, the One M9, was scheduled to make its debut in Taiwan today, but apparently the launch has been delayed according to an email sent to CNA that said the Taiwanese manufacturer was busy working on the latest version of software for the device. Read more
HTC has today announced that its latest mid-range smartphone, the Desire 626, is now available in Taiwan. The handset is available in two colorways — dark blue and white — and will set you back just $190 (NT$5990).
Earlier today, an unannounced Samsung smartphone with the model number SM-A700H made a pitstop at the FCC. Information included in the brief filing documentation reveals that we’re probably looking at yet another variant of the upcoming Galaxy A7, but this time with no LTE compatibility.
Heads up! The Moto 360 is back in-stock on Motorola’s official website and is currently available in both the black and stone colorways. If you’ve been wanting to get your hands on the smart watch for a while now, we’d advise you to act fast, as the stock is limited and we don’t know how long it will last.
Best Buy has today announced that it recently joined forces with Motorola to develop and launch a new, exclusive leather strap for the Lenovo-owned company’s first Android Wear smartwatch — the Moto 360.
Rovio’s next installment of the Angry Birds craze, Angry Birds Stella, has been announced for a September 4 launch on all major mobile platforms.
The company has released a new trailer to create some buzz before the game is released. Check it out after the break. Rovio is also rumored to be working on Angry Birds Transformers, which will come out some point later this year or possibly next year. Read more
After a long wait, Gameloft’s popular Modern Combat series will see its next entrant hit Google Play on July 24th for $6.99 when Modern Combat 5: Blackout will be available. Once paid for, no additional in-app purchases will be needed. Gameloft says the new title brings a unified character progression system for both the single-player and multi-player modes of the game. This means that online connectivity is required even when in single player mode. Read more