Hot on the heels of the LTE variant’s availability this morning, NVIDIA announced a new update for SHIELD Tablet owners, one which brings an enhanced SHIELD Hub feature, improved touch performance, and a new Network Test capability. (more…)
Pebble announced big news today, starting with the lowering of prices for its devices, bringing the original Pebble to just $99, with Pebble Steel now at $199. In addition to lowering prices, Pebble also announced the addition of two new features, activity and sleep tracking. With new apps from companies such as Jawbone, Misfit, and Swim.com, users can now track specific activities they partake in, leading to a healthier you. (more…)
Starting today, folks can head on over to NVIDIA’s website and purchase a SHIELD Tablet (review here)with 4G LTE for $399. Previously, the WiFi-only model was available for purchase with 16GB, but the newest variant features a bit more storage with 32GB, plus the added connectivity.
The device is certified to run on AT&T’s LTE network, but it is unlocked, meaning it will work on more than 70 carriers worldwide. The device features an 8″ 1080p display, Tegra K1 processor, 2GB of RAM, stylus, access to GRID Beta (gaming platform), 5MP front and rear-facing cameras, and runs Android 4.4+. (more…)
With commercial availability of Project Ara slated for early 2015, more information has gone public this week through Phonebloks, a bit of which may be very exciting for fans who have been following along with the platform’s development news and were curious about swapping modules in and out.
If under a rock is where you have been making your bed for the past year, know that Project Ara is Google’s (and a team of other companies) platform to bring a modular smartphone to market. In essence, it is a smartphone comprised of swappable parts, made from various companies who specialize in their particular fields of technology. (more…)
In a bind? Need access to a certain website, but have no mobile data? Usually, this would be a major issue, but now with a new app called Cosmos Browser, as long as you can send and receive a text message, you can browse the web. Well, let me reiterate – you can browse a very limited version of the web. (more…)
A new video from Samsung is here to highlight the Galaxy Note 4, without actually highlighting the phone whatsoever. In the video, named Note Pun Intended, two best friends and one of their girlfriends attempt to twist everything they say to include a Note pun. At first, the girlfriend thinks the game is stupid, as is customary for girlfriends to think. Then, after what seems like months, she catches on and becomes the master of puns.
Also included is a bit of fantastic dialogue between the two roommates and a bartender/barista, one roommate landing a hottie at a bar using Note puns, and plenty of smack talking on the basketball court. (more…)
A game called Brain Wars is available in Google Play this week, one which will pit you against friends and strangers across the world. The game is based on quick brain challenges, sectioned into different categories, such as memory, speed, calculation, and observation. The overall point is to see just which categories your brain reigns triumphant. (more…)
Chromebook users now have a new program to play with, one with quite a prestige, Adobe Photoshop. Google announced a partnership with Adobe this morning, which will bring the photo editing software to Chrome OS users who currently hold a Creative Cloud membership.
The software is streamed via a data connection to Chrome OS, allowing a user’s work to be synced directly to Adobe’s cloud for access remotely or at your desktop. (more…)