It appears that Nest is putting more of its Google money to good use, announcing the acquisition of Revolv, the universal smart home automation hub. Revolv allows users to automate certain functions of their home, in the form of a $300 device. However, as announced by Nest, the device will no longer be made available to new customers. (more…)
That’s right, you can now invite your friends to use Inbox, Google’s new email service.
If you are already in, open the mobile or web apps, tap the compose button, and you should see a “golden ticket” with an “Invite to Inbox” note attached. Tap the golden ticket and then send to a friend using their email address.
Google is giving current Inbox users three of them, so choose wisely. (more…)
With an update to Android 4.4W.2, Android Wear now supports music playback while offline, which is a fancy way of saying that it is not connected to your phone. This is a pretty useful new feature, as you can pair your watch with a Bluetooth headset, leave your phone behind, and enjoy music on the go (it’s great for workouts where you don’t want to lug your massive phone around).
Since many of you are now receiving this new 4.4W.2 update, we thought it was time to walk you through the steps on how to setup this new functionality. The entire process can be a bit tricky, and is also insanely slow, so let’s talk it out together. (more…)
To celebrate the ten year anniversary of San Andreas – seriously, it’s been ten years already – Rockstar Games is hosting a sale through the Android, Amazon, and iOS platforms, bringing deep discounts to all three available Grand Theft Auto titles, including GTA III, Vice City, and San Andreas. (more…)
According to sources of SamMobile’s, owners of the Galaxy S5 may not have to wait too long to see Android 5.0 hit their devices. As stated by the source, Lollipop should arrive for Samsung’s flagship device in December, but that is no guarantee that it will come to all markets within that time frame, especially when the update would need to be approved by our carriers. (more…)
Yesterday, pictures of an unannounced LG phone codenamed “Liger” surfaced, along with benchmarks to showcase the phone’s LG-made processor, a chipset that has been running under the codename “Odin” for some time. To get out ahead of any additional leaks, or because that leak was perfectly timed and orchestrated, LG finished off the day by announcing both the phone and processor. The phone is called the LG G3 Screen; the processor is the company’s first in-house made chipset known as NUCLUN. (more…)