a report by Reuters. The offline access is targeted at emerging markets, where a data connection is not always available or necessary. The company, U2opia Mobile, currently works with Facebook for similar functionality.
being released to the world, Polaroid’s Android camera is being pulled form shelves. The mirrorless shooter, which Nikon says violates patents they hold, will no longer be offered to consumers. In an agreement between Nikon and the camera’s manufacturer Sakar, they will “no longer manufacture, import, advertise, promote, offer for sale, sell, or ship the Polaroid iM1836 digital camera in its present configuration.”
launch a streaming device to run right into Roku and Apple TV, offering services like Netflix and Hulu. It also confuses the space outside of mobile for Google, and convolutes a comment made earlier by Sundar Pichai.
A new study notes we don’t stray far from home when we browse the web on our mobile devices. Our choice of apps is also fairly predictable, but has a few surprises.
Rovio recently updated Angry Birds Seasons and added quite a few new levels. And well, it looks like they have just done the same for the Star Wars version. In this case, that means an update for the free (with ads) and paid (no ads) version of Angry Birds Star Wars II. For this particular update, those playing Angry Birds Star Wars II will now have 40 new levels to work through.
Wearable technology is a growing category at the moment. It is likely one that will continue growing with time, however for now it doesn't appear as if we have yet to see the best in any category. That isn't to say we haven't seen some quality options, but it still seems to be early days in the space. It also appears to be a category that many are watching, both on the consumer and business sides.
Samsung has dropped a new promo video, this time pushing the Galaxy Note 3 and showing the Galaxy Gear. The video is staring Robin Thicke and comes by way of the Samsung Mobile YouTube channel. We suspect some may question the celebrity approach, but more important, this time around Samsung is showing Action Memo being used with the S View Cover.
Galaxy Nexus. This year? Their choice of a new Nexus 5, or Nexus 7.
Pebble team has begun pushing some apps. An email blast was sent out earlier this morning highlighting a few Pebble apps. Two of the three were for Android and one in particular caught our attention. The app is called MusicBoss and as the name would suggest, it deals with music control.
wireless charging could end up being the new normal.