Snap CEO Evan Spiegel has not been willing to sell the company as ... Read More »
Owlchemy Labs is a 23-person team working on VR games for the last six years. The company got into VR early and has had a few big hits like Job Simulator (you might have seen all of YouTube playing it at one point) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.
This success has resulted in an ... Read More »
Vertu is known for making premium and ridiculously expensive smartphones with crazy features like sapphire displays, fine leather covers, and jewels worth tens of thousands of dollars. And as of late, the phones even came with some pretty good specs on the inside.
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Limes Audio is a company that develops technology that improves audio quality in communication. Obviously that’s something that Google will value, so Google has purchased the company.
With many businesses using Google’s video chat system and a few people still using Hangouts, improving audio quality is very important. Things like poor connection, echoes, and ambient ... Read More »
Samsung Electronics has announced that it is purchasing Harman for approximately $8 billion in cash, or $112.00 per share. This acquisition propels Samsung into the heart of the automotive industry, particularly in regards to connected cars. Harman is a key player in this industry, supplying manufacturers with audio systems, infotainment displays and a ... Read More »
The Honor 8 has been talked about for a while, but it’s finally available for purchase in the U.S.!
The Honor 8 features a 5.2-inch 1080p display, a HiSilicon Kirin 950 octacaore processor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB or 64GB of memory with a microSD card, dual 12MP camera sensors with laser ... Read More »
LeEco is a Chinese company with no presence in the US. To fix that, the company announced that it has purchased American TV manufacturer Vizio for $2 billion.
The Vizio brand will stay alive here in the US, but the software on the televisions will be replaced with LeEco’s TV operating system. At a certain ... Read More »
SanDisk may be the most popular supplier of microSD cards, at least here in the US, and I’m sure many of our Android devices have a SanDisk card in them. Mine definitely does. And now SanDisk is being purchased by Western Digital for a massive $19 billion.
Western Digital is one of the biggest manufacturers of ... Read More »
Contract upgrade fees are nothing new. You have to give the carrier money so you can proceed with giving them money for a smartphone and service, to cover support costs and such. But with Verizon, buying a device full price or going with payment plans meant no fees. Unfortunately, that’s changing on April 4.
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While we don’t always pay attention to it, the keyboard on our smartphone is one of the most integral pieces of the device. Manufacturers and software designers have spent many hours studying keyboards trying to make them better, and one company that has made significant strides is SwiftKey, the company that’s created one ... Read More »