Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Pebble Time smartwatch has a color screen

One of the first popular and successful smartwatches out there is the Pebble. The watch started on Kickstarter years ago and has proven to be one of the most popular wearables out there for Android users. Pebble has announced a new smartwatch called the Pebble Time and the big feature of the new smartwatch is the color e-paper screen.

Google launches new gas stations on route card

We have all been traveling at some point and needed to stop at a gas station. Often we are left looking for tall signs on the side of the highway or for signs that point us to a specific exit. If it's dark or conditions are less than ideal, looking for signs and landmarks to find a station can be difficult.

16GB OnePlus One in silk white lands in India

OnePlus has announced that the latest version of its OnePlus One has landed in India and it is exclusive to Amazon.in. The exclusive device is a 16GB OnePlus One smartphone in silk white color. The white back cover has a soft and smooth texture and is made with materials taken in part from cashew nuts. The smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor under the hood.

Rooftop Frenzy makes you a stick figure Kung Fu master

If you like fighting games on your mobile device, this new Android game might pique your interest. The game is called Rooftop Frenzy and it puts players into the black, blobby shoes of a stick figure. This stick figure happens to be a Kung Fu master bent on ridding his city of evil.

Beam projector screws into a light bulb socket

There are plenty of micro projectors on the market today that are designed to show content from your smartphone on a bigger screen. A new projector has turned up called Beam that bills itself as a smart projector. The part about Beam that is different from the rest is that it screws into a light bulb socket.

YouTube rolls out a new kid’s app

The sheer number of clips on YouTube is astounding and much of the content there is far from appropriate for kids. So far there has been no real way for parents to ensure their kids see only clips they want them to see short of being with them at all times to see what they are watching. Netflix has long had an app just for kids that removes any movie or content not appropriate for children.

Lenovo Vibe X3, S1, P1, and P1 Pro pics and specs leak ahead of MWC

Some images and specifications for a slew of new smartphones from Lenovo have hit the web this week. All of the devices are tipped to get official at MWC next month. The new smartphones include the Lenovo Vibe X3, S1, P1, and P1 Pro. All of the phones appear to be made of metal rather than the cheap plastic casings previous Lenovo smartphones have used.

Sony unveils SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 in UK and Germany

Sony has trotted out a new set of smart glasses to take on Google Glass called the SmartEyeglasses Developer Edition SED-E1. Pre-orders for the glasses have kicked off today in the UK and Germany where they will first launch. The SED-E1 glasses are transparent lens eyewear that connects to compatible smartphones and overlays various information on the wearer's field of view.
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