ZRRO is a Android-Powered Gaming Console With a Hover Touch Pad Controller

Only because the world needed another Kickstarter-funded Android gaming console that will more than likely ship months late and under-deliver, we thought we should introduce you to ZRRO. ZRRO opened on Kickstarter today, seeking $200,000 from you and I, so that it can deliver an Android gaming system that plays the way mobile games were meant to be played, with a touch pad. Apparently, consoles that tried to convert mobile touch-friendly games into console-like experiences that utilize a typical gamepad, had it all wrong. ZRRO thinks you should use their hover touch pad, to play like you would on your phone (using your fingers and thumbs), but through your TV…if that makes sense.  (more…)

NVIDIA Pushes to Bring 40 Gaming Titles to GRID, Saints Row IV Today and Alan Wake Up Next

When you think of mobile gaming, many people among us might think Angry Birds or some other kiddy crap like that. Thanks to NVIDIA and the release of GRID, mobile gaming has been taken to a whole new level, and today, the company announced its push to make 40 gaming titles available through the cloud-based gaming service.  (more…)

Microsoft Outlook Preview for Android Receives Update

Microsoft’s Outlook Preview received an update on Android this week, bringing with it the option to enforce PIN compliance for Exchange accounts, a simpler IMAP login flow, and improved account settings UI.

Microsoft didn’t mention it, but I hope they also squashed as many bugs as possible. While the app could be awesome in the future and is showing all sorts of potential, I quickly gave up on it shortly after launch a couple of weeks back because it didn’t feel like it was even close to being ready for prime time email usage.

Anyone else still using the preview?  (more…)

Pushbullet Update Adds Quick Replying Via Computer to Hangouts, WhatsApp, Facebook, Other Services

Pushbullet issued an update this morning that brings even more phone-to-computer-back-to-phone-again integration, similarly to how their previously introduced SMS-reply function works. In the latest update, the Pushbullet team added direct replying via computer to your Hangouts, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, and Line messages. So now, when messages from those apps arrive on your phone, you can reply quickly through Pushbullet on your computer.  (more…)