According to a report out of re/code, Larry Page, CEO of Google, has placed Sundar Pichai in control of essentially the entire core Google business. Sundar, who has grown from head of Chrome to managing the Android business in Mountain View, will immediately take on additional roles, but an official title change at Google is yet to come.
Ready to hear what Sundar has on his plate? Let’s get started. (more…)
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…)
Deezer announced the acquisition of Stitcher this morning. For those unfamiliar, Stitcher is one of the most well-known services available that provides users a way to listen to their favorite audio streams from around the world, including The DL Show (selfless plug) while on-the-go. (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…)
A name-your-own-price bundle recently hit the DL Deals store, one which will have you programming your very own games for very little upfront cash. In the bundle, buyers have access to four separate sections – Becoming a Unity 3D Power User, Pro Video Game Art School, Customer Engagement with Gamification, and tutorials on Crafting Hans-Painted Textures. (more…)
A new game from one of my favorite publishers hit Google Play this morning, titled Felllice. In the game, you play as a small cell, who must eat other cells to get bigger, while not being destroyed by larger cells. (more…)
Brace yourself, you might be in for a shocker. Rovio, the company who beats you over the head with countless renditions of its one hit wonder Angry Birds, released a new game this week that has absolutely nothing to do with birds or pigs. Say what?!
The new game, called RETRY, is a funny little airplane game that tests how good of an aviator you are. You tap on the screen of the your phone to make the plane fly, while also trying to collect coins and not crash into the ground or hillside. The overall goal is to not crash, collect coins for upgrades, and then land perfectly. (more…)