Google has announced a new update for Chrome for Android. This update adds several improvements, but the most notable is the new ability to download content for offline viewing. This content can include music, videos, and even full web pages, allowing users to quickly save content that they find and then freely view ... Read More »
T-Mobile today announced that is beginning a limited beta of a program called Digits, which allows customers to use one number across multiple connected devices. This roster of devices includes phones, tablets, wearables and personal computers, though T-Mobile says that Digits will work on most Internet-connected devices. Customers can call, text, and access voicemail ... Read More »
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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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 »
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 »