Wearables seem to be a growing trend lately. But within the space there are different options. There are fitness trackers and smartwatches as well as glasses. The big name in the glass space is Google, with Glass. But there are others such as Vuzix who recently began accepting pre-orders for the M100 from non-developers. While those are two examples, we also have Lumus.
Author: Robert Nelson
keyboards. There isn't any shortage of options. Some of the more popular include SwiftKey and Swype, however we saw another drop the beta tag earlier this morning.
OPPO has previously confirmed the Find 7, which will arrive as the follow-up to the currently available Find 5. But while OPPO confirmed the name and the fact the handset is being built, they have yet to share much of anything in terms of the specs. The interesting part about the Find 7, despite earlier rumors and leaks, we have yet to see the handset appear in any images.
Pantech announced the Vega Secret Note back in October and more recently, it looks like they have unveiled the next device in the Secret family. This one didn't bring the stylus, however it did keep the fingerprint sensor on the back. The handset is the Vega Secret Up and it has a 5.6-inch display and Qualcomm processor.
Action Launcher 2.0 exited the beta phase yesterday evening. Version 2.0 had been in beta for sometime, but despite regularly using Action Launcher, we held off on installing the beta release. Well, after spending some time with v2.0 last evening and this morning -- we are now wishing we would have updated sooner. First and foremost though, along with some new features, Action Launcher 2.0 also brought a free and paid version.
Gmail and Calendar. In fact, they have announced the same feature for both services -- the ability to download your data. This option could be good if you are thinking of changing to a new service, however it should also be nice for those who simply want to keep a backup.
Nexus 5 seems to have stepped up a bit in terms of the camera, things were not quite as perfect as many had been hoping for. Overall the handset is able to take some decent pictures, but there are frequent complaints about the shutter speed. We have been playing with third-party camera apps and have seen some improvement there, but it appears as if Google is getting ready to push out a fix.
keyboard for Android. The app has been around for roughly half-a-year, though that was in beta form and available only for those participating in the Google+ beta community. Well, as of today the app has ditched the beta tag and arrived for all to checkout.
GameStick have taken another step forward. GameStick has announced a new partnership with Ubisoft. And slightly better, Ubisoft titles will be available shortly.
AT&T has announced some changes to the Mobile Share Value plans. These changes will be going into effect as of December 8th and they will be available for new and existing AT&T customers. Perhaps a bit more important for some, this plan refresh brings some additional perks for those who already own, or plan to purchase an off-contract device.