Google Glass owners see the world through augmented reality, but what if they could also see another person's reality? This is somewhat Emotient's Google Glass app aims to do as it tries to guess what another person is feeling.
Google Play Store is now two years old and Google is commemorating this auspicious day with a massive content sale. Come greet Android's primary app marketplace by buying, or downloading, not just games but books and videos as well.
The engine powering speech output for Android has seen an update. The service, which provides vocal feedback for a variety of apps and services, now has less robotic voices, should you want them. The higher quality voices have a pretty hefty file size, but if you use txt-to-speech much, they might be worth it.
AT&T acquired Leap Wireless, perhaps better known as Cricket, back in October of 2013. At the time there was talk of AT&T gaining spectrum, as well as some forgiving debt. But it wasn't all that long after we saw news about how Leap Wireless lost nearly 200,000 customers. While the chatter seemed to have gone quiet since, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson recently turned up with talk about being "fairly aggressive."
Here we go again. Though Android chief Sundar Pichai confirmed what we all thought — that we’d not see a new Nexus before the fall — new rumors are surfacing about who’s going to make the next Nexus smartphone. Could it be Samsung again? Is HTC getting a chance at redemption? According to the report, we’ll get another LG handset -- along with a Nexus smartwatch.
For what seems like the millionth time, this year alone, I've seen someone post an "I lost my phone" status update on Facebook. Clearly the millionth time reference is an exaggeration, but seriously, how can you lose your phone these days. Keep in mind, we're not talking about a cheap flip phone from back in the day, but modern Android (and iOS) smartphones.
Another pair of games has arrived in the TegraZone today. This latest release includes Rochard and Smash Hit, and of course, along with being found in the TegraZone, both will be available by way of the Play Store. Not to mention, both will be taking advantage of the Tegra 4 processor. Rochard requires a game controller, and Smash Hit is touch-only, which seems to suggest we have something for a variety of device owners.
HP has added another Android tablet to the lineup. This latest model is the HP 8 1401 and judging by the specs and price, this is an entry-level tablet and possibly a good option for those shopping with a strict budget in mind. The HP 8 1401 specs include a 7.85-inch display at 1024 x 768 and 1GHz AllWinner A31S quad-core processor.
Samsung introduced a few wearables during Mobile World Congress, and it looks like another has recently been revealed by way of an FCC filing. This latest, still not yet announced by Samsung, is dubbed the S-Circle. Details coming from the filing have this listed as model number EI-AN900A and being described as an "activity tracker."
Mad Catz and OUYA have announced a new content agreement this morning. Said agreement involves the recently announced OUYA Everywhere, and means the MOJO console will be first in line to offer this setup. Mad Catz and OUYA have said Everywhere will debut on the MOJO "later this spring."