Pebble has announced that, as of today, the company is shutting down as an independent entity. Pebble’s former competitor, Fitbit, will be acquiring key Pebble assets, exlcuding the company’s hardware products. The news comes after a long period of silence from Pebble that gave way to rumors of the company’s acquisition by Fitbit.
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Streaming music is a crowded market these days, and one of the longest-running services in the race is getting ready to launch a new offering.
Pandora‘s premium streaming service will aptly be titled Pandora Premium, and it will launch in early 2017. Pandora Premium will feature many of the standard features ... Read More »
The fitness wearable market is huge, with companies like Fitbit, Garmin, and Jawbone releasing dedicated fitness devices for those looking to get healthier. Huawei is joining the party with the Fit, a smartwatch aimed at fitness.
The Huawei Fit features a 1.04″ 208×208 monochrome display, an ambient light sensor, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, an ... Read More »
Google has announced a new method of updating your apps on the Play Store. A previous change had reduced the size of updates by 47% on average, but this new one can reduce the size by a further 65%.
The new method is called File-by-File patching. Since APKs are zipped up and compressed, one can’t ... Read More »
Google has announced that it is now rolling out a new update to its Android app that simplifies and organizes the information on display. Beginning with this update, information is grouped into two sections, one for staying up to date with interests and one for upcoming personal info, such as events and flights.
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Apple and Samsung have been in a constant back-and-forth for years in the court systems, disputing patent infringements and damages owed. Last year, Samsung filed an official appeal with the United States Supreme Court to dispute the damages it owed Apple over a previous ruling, and now the Supreme Court ... Read More »
Throughout the year, we’ve seen the likes of Motorola, HTC, and other companies decide that getting rid of the 3.5mm headphone jack is the right way to go.
While there are holdouts, like the Google Pixel phones and Samsung’s now-unavailable Galaxy Note 7, ... Read More »
Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ... Read More »
A new report proposes that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 may have faced fire issues due to an overly aggressive design. After watching the story unfold, the hardware engineers at Instrumental decided to investigate the issue further. Their curiosity was primarily driven by Samsung’s varying responses to the issues, which seemed to ... Read More »
HTC has announced that the unlocked HTC One M9 is now receiving its update to Android 7.0 Nougat. The company’s 2015 flagship has been slated for an update, with the newer HTC 10 coming first in the roster. To begin, HTC is updating the unlocked version ... Read More »