Google to Seed New Version of Google Glass to Select Industries

According to sources of the Wall Street Journal, a new version of Google Glass is already out in the wild, soon-to-be worn by select professionals in the fields of healthcare, manufacturing, and energy. This new version will not be made available to the public, but an updated model for the public could be at least a year away, according to those familiar with Google’s plan.  (more…)

Samsung May Cut Galaxy S6 Pricing as Sales Disappoint

With 2nd quarter figures now available, Samsung may soon cut the price of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in hopes to boost sales after a somewhat disappointing quarter. It is reported that one issue surrounding Samsung’s poor mobile performance last quarter was the company’s inability to produce enough Galaxy S6 Edge devices for consumers. However, analysts claim it only proves Samsung does not command as much brand loyalty as Apple does.  (more…)

Android Auto Coming to Most 2016 Volkswagen Models

Android Auto, Google’s OS extension built specifically for automobiles, will now be available in most 2016 models from Volkswagen. While entry-level VW models will still feature a more basic head unit, basically any model with a higher trim level will feature the company’s App-Connect, allowing for integration with Android Auto, Apple’s CarPlay, and MirrorLink.  (more…)

Rovio Releases Angry Birds 2 to Google Play, Complete With Magic Spells and Boss Piggies

Angry Birds 2, the long awaited sequel to the original Angry Birds, is now available on Google Play for all to experience. Rovio made folks wait a few solid years for this release, and if the Google Play and iTunes ratings are any indicator, it appears the publisher did a solid job.

Much like the original and all of the following variants, your main goal is to destroy structures made by piggies. At the beginning of each level, you were given a lineup up different birds to use, but now, it appears you must earn different “cards” of birds to use their various powers to destroy the homes of pigs. These cards can be used in any order you see fit, making the game more of a strategy title than just a plain slingshot game.  (more…)

Motorola Updates Moto App on Google Play, Brings Auto Location and Activity Adjustment

An updated version of the official Moto app from Motorola is available to download on Google Play, bringing a feature perfect for those who attend the movies every once in a while.

With the update, Moto 3.0 adjusts to both places and activities. For example, if you head to the movie theaters, you can set that location for the device to recognize, and it will automatically silence itself for the duration of your stay.  (more…)

Does This Backside Belong to LG’s Upcoming ‘Bullhead’ Nexus?

According to Twitter leaker @OnLeaks, the below image is of the backside cover from the upcoming Nexus device produced by LG, codenamed Bullhead. As a brief backstory, there are two Nexus devices rumored to launched later this year; one from LG (Bullhead), and the other from Huawei (Angler). Besides a few reports here and there, there has been little to no tangible information regarding the LG-made Nexus device to seen, but this could be our first visual of the device’s back cover.  (more…)