An update is rolling out to SwiftKey users this morning, bringing improved performance, as well as new language support. As for what’s so different in the performance department, users will see the keyboard appear quicker, disappear quicker, and a more responsive typing experience.
And languages? Well, there are 12 new ones, including Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, and Sinhala.
Full changelog can be viewed below. (more…)
Thought Sprint’s on-contract price of $299 for the Nexus 6 was a bit high? You are not the only one. The carrier has permanently discounted the Nexus 6 to $249, which brings it in line with AT&T. Sprint is also retroactively refunding early purchasers the difference. (more…)
This morning, gamers can go download a new game title straight from Amazon Game Studios, called Tales From Deep Space. Before you go thinking it’s an epic horror series, which was my first thought, you should know the game is a bit more on the cartoony side. However, even though there is no scary gameplay, the graphics and co-op multiplayer should make this game quite desirable for quite a few mobile gamers. (more…)
Google promised offline and background playback as a part of of its new YouTube Music Key subscription service, but didn’t provide a timeline of availability or specify whether all users would be able to take advantage at first. Apparently, today is the day and it’s going live indiscriminately; we’ve corroborated reports on reddit of options appearing in the YouTube app to play audio in the background and download videos. Most people who signed up for the Music Key beta (or who have All Access subscriptions) are seeing the new features. (more…)
This morning, Corning announced new Gorilla Glass 4 for smartphones, a new protective barrier that “provides at least two times improved damage resistance over competitive aluminosilicate glass, as measured by retained strength after damage events, resulting in improved mechanical durability of the glass to in-field damage events, such as drops.” Oh, you want the details in English? OK, we can do that.
You are likely familiar with Corning, since their Gorilla Glass products have been protecting smartphone displays for years now. The device in your pocket or in your hand right now, is probably protected by Gorilla Glass 2 or 3. Since their launch in 2007, Corning has seen its Gorilla Glass products featured in more than 3 billion devices. (more…)
Still one of our favorites, if not top favorite third party launcher, Nova Launcher, received a beta update today. Inside the update, users are treated to a new Lollipop app drawer option, giving off the same look and feel if your phone was running Android 5.0. (more…)
There she is, the first Android 5.0 factory image for the Nexus 6 is now available as build LRX21O.
Go get it! (more…)
With the holiday season upon us, you may find yourself consuming just a tad more alcohol than usual. You know, because in-laws and what not. If you feel it necessary, given all of the potential drinks, the BACtrack Breathalyzer is currently available through the DL Deals store at a discounted price of just $42.99. (more…)