Google I/O 2015 is here!
The 2-day event held by Google in San Francisco is the ultimate Google gathering. While this is most definitely a developer-friendly conference, where developers of all types can learn to make better use of Google’s services and tools, it is also used as a showcase for Google to unveil new products, features for those products, and get all Google-y. (more…)
Yesterday afternoon, Chrome stable for Android received an update to version 43.0.2357.78 that gave it a couple of features previously featured in the beta channel. Thanks to the update, users can now “quickly and securely” complete checkout forms with help from Google Wallet, plus they can perform Google searches of words or phrases just by touching them. (more…)
Your kitteh-filled life is close to being complete as of this moment. The Hangouts extension on Chrome now has access to stickers. Go get them. (more…)
Fans of Pebble who backed the company’s second Kickstarter adventure, your Pebble Time is about to ship. Announced this afternoon via the Pebble blog and Kickstarter, Pebble states that the first 10,000 units are at distribution centers and will begin their journey into your hands this week. After those go out, shipping will only ramp up until all of their 78,000+ backers have received units. (more…)
New Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge owners won’t have long to wait to receive their Android 5.1 update, as the OTA is scheduled for sometime in June, according to the folks at SamMobile. (more…)
For fans of American automakers, Chevy is set to bring Android Auto functionality to 14 models offered by the manufacturer, including the Corvette, Camaro, Spark, Malibu, and Tahoe. (more…)
Verizon announced this afternoon that its variant of the LG G4 will go up for pre-order May 28 before arriving in stores on June 4. Priced at $22.91 per month for 24 months through Verizon Edge, or $549 at full retail, Big Red appears to be offering one of the better deals in the industry for this new LG flagship.
Be sure to read our LG G4 review if you are considering this phone. (more…)
Yesterday, Verizon told us that they were simplifying the Edge upgrade and payment experience by getting rid of the plan’s requirements that ask you to wait 30 days and pay off 75% of the phone in order to pick up a new phone. The new version of Edge, which goes into affect on May 31, only asks that you pay the phone off in full before upgrading. Sounds simple enough, right?
It’s simple all right, but it also completely kills off any form of an early upgrade at Verizon. (more…)