In early November, a Googler took to Google+ to list a few of the “spec compliant” USB Type-C cables available on Amazon. While there were plenty of cables they did not recommend for usage, cables from iOrange-E were high on the compliant list, and for a limited time, you can grab a few at a discounted price on Amazon, thanks to these coupon codes. (more…)
Google I/O 2016 dates are now set. How does May 18-20 sound? I don’t know why I just asked that, because those are the actual dates and it doesn’t really matter what you think. Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent out a Tweet this morning confirming the date for your calendars, but also mentioned that they are taking the show to Mountain View and the Shoreline Amphitheatre.
“More details soon.” (more…)
Amazon is selling the 32GB model (both white or blue variants) for $249 and the 64GB model for $299. Again, as I’ve said a half-dozen times – this phone originally retailed for $649. And yes, it’s still a heck of a phone, especially at that price. It has the latest version of Android before all other non-Nexus phones and will continue to for a long time to come.
Lenovo, in partnership with Google, announced that they are set to release the first consumer-ready device that will feature Project Tango, Google’s software/hardware solution that displays digital data on top of the physical world through a smart device. The device will be powered by a Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm, and to celebrate its arrival, Google is looking for creative developers to enter into an app incubator. (more…)
This morning, T-Mobile and its CEO, John Legere, had a whole bunch things to say about their Binge On video service. Not only did they announce a handful of new partners for Binge On, but Legere also addressed all of the recent “throttling” talk surrounding their “optimized” video streams.
Before we get into the throttling fun, the list of new partners includes A&E, Lifetime, HISTORY, PlayStation Vue, Tennis Channel Anywhere, FuboTV, Kidoodle TV, Curiosity Stream, Fandor, Newsy, ODK Media, Lifetime Movie Club, and FYI. There should be 14 in total that went live today, which brings Binge On’s partner list up to 38.
OK, now to the interesting stuff. (more…)
To kick off CES week, though this isn’t related to CES at all, Google has posted the January security update for its Nexus line-up as factory images of Android 6.0.1. This is still 6.0.1, but there are a variety of build numbers out there depending on the device. (more…)