Another one will soon bite the dust. After 6 years of operation and over 5 million users, the notebook app and service Springpad will be shutting down on June 25, ceasing all its operations, including the syncing and storage of online user data.
On May 19, Ivy Ross will be joining Google as the new public face of its Glass product. Her experience in marketing and design might help paint a better picture for the smart eyewear that is still leaving question marks in consumer's minds.
Xiaomi has decided to one-up fledgling OnePlus by holding its press event half an hour ahead of the other. However, Xiaomi's surprise lineup, which consists of two routers and a TV box, might not be what many have been excitedly waiting for.
OnePlus has finally taken off the veils from its highly hyped device. It has promised to never settle for mediocrity and put out the best of the best, but the question now is whether it was able to deliver on its word. Like many devices, it's a hit on some and a miss on others, but the market will be the final judge once it finally lands in the hands of users.
Over the coming weeks and months you'll be seeing some changes here at Android Community. The first of which involves a little re-shuffling of roles. While I have been writing here on the site for a little more than a year, as of today I am stepping up with a bit more in terms of responsibility. Allow me to introduce myself as the new Editor-in-Chief.
Following Samsung's revelation last month that it would soon be introducing a curved display smartphone and a tip that such a handset would be named the Samsung GALAXY Round, the Korean maker has officially debuted the device. With the GALAXY Round comes a gently curved smartphone equipped with functionality to take advantage of the shape, as well as some other features.
The Omate TrueSmart smartwatch has had quite a run on Kickstarter, having launched on August 21 and shortly after (to the tune of about a day) reached its $100,000 funding goal. It has been about two weeks since launch now, and the smartwatch has received a specifications boost, including an optional 1GB memory increase over the initial 512MB offering and full Google Play access.
On August 30, we saw a press image of the Meizu MX3 leak, with it coming further claims of storage options up to 128GB and such. The handset has been officially unveiled, and with it comes confirmation of that high storage number, as well as other specs that all point towards a high-end, powerful handset.
Following closely on the heels of the Liquid S1, a roadmap leaked on August 12 showing a roadmap for the next iteration, the Acer Liquid S2. In it we saw an August 2013 launch date, something that turned out to be off only by a couple days. Acer has officially introduced the smartphone, calling it the first 4k video-recording handset.
Our friends in the UK will gain access to another budget smartphone option on September 4 when Virgin Media begins offering the ZTE Blade V. Though this handset is on the lower end of mid-range devices, buyers will be able to grab it for less than a bill, with both on-contract and off options available.