For a teaser, 10 seconds is on the short side, but that’s what ASUS is giving us today via their social media platform. We almost didn’t catch what the big deal was about, but a few views gave us the point of the teaser – dual cameras.
So if these reports and leaks are true, then Samsung must be taking the jibes at them not being able to make a metal-bound phone very seriously indeed. We thought the Samsung Galaxy Alpha – including the whole Samsung A Series – was going to be the end of it, but here we are looking at a leak of the Samsung Galaxy S6’s purported metal casing.
Into playing golf? I still don't understand the game but I've got much respect for those who do play and excel in it. I know it can be difficult but it's really not for me. And for those who still want to improve their golf game, there's the Nike Golf 360 app to help motivate you and provide all the help you need. The app has been out on iOS but it's only now Nike has released it for Android. The app is not new. In fact, it's been on the App Store for two years so we're wondering why it took Nike that long to bring the Nike Golf 360 to Android.
The team behind Runkeeper seems to be always busy working on the app. It receives regular enhancements and only a month after its Google Fit integration, the 'RunKeeper - GPS Track Run Walk' has added support for another device that runs Android Wear. The new Sony SmartWatch 3 SWR50 is now supported by the app. This means you can use the smartwatch and run even without your phone. The latter's GPS will track you as you run and data will be synced to your smartphone when you get back.
Becoming a globe-trotting adventurer has become easier the past few years, at least when it comes to mobile games and apps. We live vicariously through the make-believe characters we play and we get to live out our derring-do personas on our smartphones or tablets. One new game does just that with Secret Files Tunguska, now available on Android devices.
We were just about ready to say goodbye to Nokia as a manufacturer of gadgets the moment their smartphone business was gobbled up by Microsoft, so it came as a bit of a surprise that Nokia released the N1 Android tablet towards the end of this year. There might yet be a second surprise with rumors of a smartphone called the C1 making the rounds.
Posting videos on Google+ was recently enhanced so the result would be a higher quality video. You know how uploading mobile videos can be done quickly on the social network but they don't always come out nice as the original. Quality would be lower than usual but the Google+ team, as announced by Software Engineer in a post, added some features. The uploader can now edit the color, lighting, stability, and speech in videos. Most of the enhancements are already available but the stability function is coming soon.
It’s not even Christmas yet, but Gameloft is in a generous mood. The popular game app development outfit has updated Gangstar Vegas, one of its popular pay-to-play titles, and “viola!”, the game is now free to play for everybody.
In a dystopian future, the world as we know it today no longer exists. What is there is a desert world devoid of energy populated by monstrous beings called “Hybrids” – Frankenstein-ish monsters of flesh and metal. The only hope for the world to survive is Linkin Park, of course. Who else were you thinking of?
With Android 5.0 Lollipop slowly rolling out to various devices in the next few months, more and more developers are continuing to optimize and adapt some of the design and features to their apps. The Material Design guidelines that Google has been pushing for their products as well as the latest Android update is making its way to a lot of apps, two of those being RSS reader gReader and ebook app Moon+.