Android

Android Lollipop is coming to all Sony Xperia Z devices

Boo yah! Sony just dropped a big one on us today as they have announced what seems to be a roadmap for future software releases on their premium Xperia Z series. We’ve all heard of Android Lollipop (who hasn’t?), and we’ve all seen what it can do – the minimalist Material Design, the new features. That’s one thing. But it is a whole other thing – and exciting, at that – to declare that a whole series of your premium phones is getting it.

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet to get Android 5.0 Lollipop

If you've been keeping score of the device manufacturers that have been rallying behind the newly minted Android 5.0 Lollipop, you may have noticed that, along with some Korean brands, NVIDIA wasn't on the early bird list. Worry not if you're a fan, as the graphics chip maker was apparently just a bit late to the party. So yes, NVIDIA is promising that the latest Android version "and more" will be coming to the multi-talented SHIELD Tablet. As for its other mobile devices, however, we can only speculate.

Caverns of the Snow Witch is a new Fighting Fantasy adventure

This is definitely not the Snow Queen in that animated film with the ubiquitous song. The newest adaptation of the Fighting Fantasy game is Caverns of the Snow Witch and your goal is to take over the mission from a trapper who dies in your arms and that is to defeat the wicked witch. It's a straight-up RPG gamebook but this time in mobile format, from the same developers that brought you Appointment with F.E.A.R, another Fighting Fantasy adaptation.

Russian Galaxy Note Edge launch coming soon

A Russian source has reportedly leaked the launch date of the slick Galaxy Note Edge smartphone in Russia. The coolest feature of the Note Edge is the curved screen that wraps around one side of the device making icons readable without having to be right over the smartphone.

Blocks modular smartwatch lets users decide the features

Phoneblocks is a company that makes an interesting modular smartphone that users can customize by attaching the modules with the features they want and leaving the features they don’t want out. Phoneblocks is now applying that same modular approach to smartwatches with a new platform that lets users decide what features they want on their wearable called Blocks modular smartwatch.

Omate brings Lutetia, 1st smartwatch exclusively for women

Did you ever dream of having a jewel-encrusted, shiiny smartwatch that will make you feel like a million bucks? No? Well, someone probably did think of having something like that since we are getting something like it after all. Omate is introducing to the wearable market the Lutetia, the first smartwatch that is exclusively for women. This comes on the heel of the Omate X, which was being marketed to men who want their smartwatch with them all the time.

Facebook launches Safety Check feature in times of disasters

Every time we tell ourselves that we're getting sick and tired of Facebook and all the frivolous things about it and social media, they go and do things that make us think there still might be hope for them (and us!). One new feature that they announced today is crucial during times of natural calamities and other disasters. Safety Check is a way to let your loved ones know you're safe and also to check on your family and friends who are in affected areas.