nabi Big Tab HD tablets pack massive screens for sharing

Fuhu has rolled out a couple new tablets that will fit into the nabi line of offerings aimed at kids and families. Rather than being a smaller screen tablet with features aimed specifically at kids like some of the other nabi devices, these two new tablets are big screen monsters that are aimed at use in the home. The tablets include the nabi Big Tab HD 20" and the Big Tab HD 24".

Galaxy Note 4 ultrasonic cover tipped to be in development

With each new smartphone that Samsung launches, the firm also launches a hoard of new accessories as well. With the Galaxy Note 4 coming soon, a bunch of accessories will be coming in tow. One of the accessories that has been tipped to be in development is an interesting ultrasonic cover for the massive smartphone.

Omate X companion smartwatch promises a week per charge

Omate has announced the Omate X on the one-year anniversary of its Kickstarter project for the TrueSmart. The Omate X is a smartphone companion watch that will be the firm's next product. It will connect to a smartphone via Bluetooth and offer a premium metal look designed for standard 22mm watchbands. It promises a simple interface and will work with Android and iOS devices. Omate promises the X will have a week of runtime per charge and will be able to show social media updates, messages, reminders, and other notifications. Omate X pre-orders will kick off September 1 until the 30th with the watch priced at $129.

Facebook app testing opening links in built-in browser

Most people who are on Facebook have a love-hate relationship with the hugely popular social network, particularly when it comes to rolling out new features. What the social media giant does is test out new features on a random subset of users before slowly rolling it out to the public. So if you’re one of the “lucky” ones to run into this new functionality on the Android app, you’ll notice that opening links within now leads you to a built-in web browser rather than your smartphone’s default browser.

1Password for Android update: freemium model, new features

Now that the official free trial period for 1Password for Android is over, it’s now time for the password manager to unveil version 4.1. It has now rolled-out the new features that they announced a few weeks ago, plus a freemium model that lets you use the app for free for a limited number of features. They’re also offering a sale price for the Android app, since most of its other platforms are on sale as well.

Mobile banking app Simple rolls out version 2.0

It may not yet be as popular or accepted as PayPal, but online bank Simple has had a steady and growing customer base, which led them to redesigning from the ground up their mobile app to serve their users better. They have started rolling out Simple 2.0 which brings to your smartphone some features that were web-based only, as well as a new look and feel for the banking app.

Google Play Music, All Access now in 9 new countries

Music lovers in South and Central America now have something more to be happy about. Google has announced that their music streaming service called Play Music All Access (at least that’s what it’s called for now, as we’ll explain later) is now available in 9 more countries in the region, particularly The Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, and Venezuela.

Sharp Aquos Crystal smartphone gets its official video trailer

We talked about the Sharp Aquos Crystal smartphone a bit earlier this month when the edge-to-edge display of the smartphone was first unveiled. This week Sharp has rolled out the official video trailer for the phone touting some of the features the device offers. The video focuses not so much on the hardware inside the smartphone as it does on the things the phone offers for audio and camera functionality.