Remember Project Tango, Google’s development smartphone that allows users to map 3D models of entire rooms? The folks at iFixit managed to get their hands on a prototype, and as customary for their outfit, have disassembled it step-by-step for all of the world to see. (more…)
The Samsung Galaxy S5 has only been on sale a single weekend, but Samsung executives are already looking toward the future. Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung’s product strategy team, spoke to Reuters about the GS5′s likely sales performance and the near-future debut of Tizen smartphones. (more…)
E-mailing photos has never been as easy as it should. The process of transferring pictures from your smartphone to desktop has long been a major pain, but that’s changing for those who use Google+ Auto Backup and Gmail.
The Gmail team announced that, starting today, all photos automatically backed up through Google+ will be accessible via the Insert Photo button in Gmail. (more…)
Speculation of an Amazon smartphone is nearly as old as time itself. Well, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but it seems nearly every year that rumblings suggesting the online retailer is planning to launch a phone are widely reported but never pan out. This time may be different, however; if information and snapshots obtained by BGR proves accurate, Amazon may finally look to grab a slice of the smartphone market this summer. (more…)
The acquisition war between tech giants looks to be heating up. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google has purchased Titan Aerospace, the same drone-making company Facebook was reportedly in the process of buying, for an undisclosed sum.
Titan Aerospace is a company based in New Mexico that specializes in engineering self-powered, high-altitude drones. A Google spokesperson said the employees will remain in New Mexico, but will assist Google’s Project Loon and Makani Power teams. (more…)
Motorola may have a new owner, but that doesn’t mean the company is abandoning all products in its development pipeline. Evidence of a successor to the Moto X continues to mount, most recently from evleaks, whose tweet yesterday suggests that the tentatively named Moto X +1 will have 25 different backplate options when released. (more…)