While those of us in the US have had access to the Google Chromecast device for a long time, in some countries the device has been unavailable. Google has announced that the Chromecast has now been rolled out to a couple new countries.
Football fever isn’t over. I don’t think it will be over soon and EA Sports FIFA is adding to the craze by releasing the FIFA Ultimate Team. The new app allows two new modes to play on mobile – Matches of the Week and the FIFA Ultimate Team. New game plays have been added too: Classic or Casual Controls and Quick Simulation.
Verizon may have recently launched the official VoLTE and Advanced Calling 1.0 services but the carrier isn’t forgetting Wi-Fi calling. Voice over LTE may be more advanced than Wi-Fi calling but the latter’s introduction will be more convenient for the subscribers.
Giving a bit of credence to the rumors, a certain A5000 and A5009, variants of the same A500 model, have been seen in China's TENAA. Based on the images and specs hosted there, these would indeed seem to be lower spec'd variants of the Galaxy Alpha, a smartphone that heralded Samsung's excursion, or some would say return, into the realm of metal.
Hanging out at Starbucks is a favorite of most geeks I know. The coffee shop is usually the default “office” or meeting place of anyone trying to survive work or school. To complete the Starbucks experience, an app was launched to allow people to pay with the phone and get rewards.
Have you ever had that moment when you thought you were taking a great video, for example the surprise party for your best friend, only to realise later on when you play it back, that the video was in vertical mode? Well, we’ve seen a lot of those kinds of videos on Facebook, YouTube, Vine, etc. And while it is just okay when playing on your smartphone, the black bars can be quite distracting when played on a bigger screen. Now you have Horizon to the rescue.
You may have heard of countless "Internet of Things" appliances and gadgets from the likes of Nest, Honeywell, or Phillips and may even own a few of them. Keeping them all under rein, especially when coming from different brands, might be more work than you're prepared to do. Enter Logitech's update Harmony lineup, which promises to maker your smart home even smarter.
The Smartwatch Battle is about to go on full throttle as Apple already introduced the Watch. Samsung, LG, and Moto may not directly rival with Apple’s first smartwatch but expect geeks to always compare Android Wear and Apple Watch.
If you think that tech company BitTorrent is just known for revolutionizing the (not-so-legal) way we share large files, then they are out to prove you wrong. A few months ago, they launched the testing of a messaging app that they've created, and now, after working out the feedback they've received, they are now opening up Bleep Alpha to the public, particularly the Android users. But what will make it different from the glut of messaging apps that have flooded the market?