Android

Early Gear VR games will come without price tags

Aspiring Gear VR game developers beware. If you plan on jumping on this new, interesting, yet still unproven platform, you might be waiving your right to monetize your product, at least for the time being. This is due to a limitation to the Oculus Platform that will be launching earlier than scheduled alongside Samsung's virtual reality headset.

Circa News app updated with new Wire feature

How do you read the news? I used to use Google Reader but now that it’s done, I simply open my Facebook and read whatever is on my News Feed. Not a wise decision but most of my contacts like to share stuff so I just read whatever interesting stories catch my attention. But for those who really like to be informed of current events, there are many apps available on smartphones and tablets. One of the more popular news apps is Circa which was recently updated to include a new feature called Wire.

e-Cal update brings better features for task lists

If you've been using the e-Cal calendar as your productivity tool of choice, then this new update might make you a bit happier, if you've been wishing for more task list integration. And if you're searching for a calendar app to use instead of your device's built-in one, then you might want to consider e-Cal, given its simple but very useful features.

Humble Mobile Bundle 8 packs 6 games

Mobile gamers looking to get their hands on some new mobile games to play on the go should check out the Humble Mobile Bundle 8 game pack that landed recently. Like the standard Humble Bundle, these games are available in a group for whatever you feel like paying.

BlackBerry Blend app brings content from BB phone to tablet and computer

BlackBerry isn’t giving up anytime soon. Yep, the Canadian smartphone pioneer is still in the business. CEO John Chen is still confident that the company can still be relevant in the market today. Recently, it released a new model in the form of BlackBerry Paspport—a phone that combines touchscreen goodness with the familiar physical QWERTY keyboard.

Moto 360 firmware update improves performance of smartwatch

The first round-faced smartwatch running on Android Wear, the Moto 360, is pretty sweet already on its own, but of course, as with most 1st generation devices, there might still be some bugs in it. The round smartwatch owners received a prompt to download and install a new firmware update.This has reportedly bettered the performance of the wearable, even if there are no major feature-based improvements.