If you’ve ever used an Android TV-equipped box, like the new SHIELD, Nexus Player, or Mi Box, you have probably had to go through the painful process of logging in to all of your apps using an included control. Depending on the app, there is a chance that you had to type out an email, login, and password letter-by-letter using a d-pad, which I would argue with anyone is one of life’s most frustrating experiences.
Thankfully, Google has a free option available to help you get through these steps in a much more efficient manner. By using the Android TV Remote Control app, you can pop-up an input box from your phone to type out logins, passwords, etc. on your Android TV without having to use the remote that came with your box. Trust me, you’ll want to do this. (more…)
Jean-Claude Biver, head of LVMH Watches and CEO of TAG Heuer, recently sat down for a wave of interviews to discuss his new interim CEO role at watchmaker, Zenith. During one of the interviews with Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Biver spoke at length about his recent dive into smartwatches at TAG Heuer, a move that has turned out to be a successful one. He shared sales details, along with plans for the next generation Connected line. (more…)
Pre-registration for Super Mario Run for Android users has been up since December on Google Play, but we never heard a solid timeframe from Nintendo on when the game would launch. Well, that has now changed, with Nintendo tweeting that Android users can expect to see it in March, 2017. (more…)
Early this morning, Samsung officially announced the Android Nougat rollout schedule for its line of devices. The company acknowledged that Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge updates started January 17 (in specific regions and carriers), but also shared the time frame for other devices, including the Galaxy S6 line and the Galaxy Note 5. (more…)
Invites for LG’s press conference at MWC are rolling out, providing us a date and time to mark down when we’ll likely be introduced to the G6. (more…)
A reliable source has informed us that AT&T intends to raise its upgrade and activation fee from $20, to $25 on January 20. This move follows news that Verizon is doing the same, but its fee costs customers $30. (more…)
With unveiling reported to be scheduled for MWC, we are getting mighty close to the G6 from LG. As we get closer to major device launches, we tend to see all sorts of content, such as spec leaks and CAD renders, with the G6 being spared from none of this. In a video posted to YouTube by DBS Designing, a concept artist provides their take on what we should expect to see from LG in 2017. (more…)
Today’s best deal is over at Amazon where you can pick-up an Anker Quick Charge 2.0 dual-port charger for just $13.99. This charge is a no-brainer because unlike most car chargers, this offers QC 2.0 charging out of both ports. We often see QC 2.0 or QC 3.0 chargers with multiple ports, except they often only allow for one quick charge port. Not this guy.
The deal includes Prime shipping, for those with Amazon Prime accounts.