Following its launch on the Play Store last month, Pebble is now pushing out its third major update for the beta version of its Pebble 2.0 application for Android. The upgrade doesn’t bring anything new in terms of functionality, but, thankfully, it does bring fixes for nearly all of the ‘most annoying bugs’ and only leaves one known issue unaddressed.
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After unveiling a series of new devices at CES in Las Vegas just over two weeks ago, ASUS has now quietly launched a new Padfone variant in Taiwan. Named the Padfone E, the mid-range smartphone/tablet hybrid slots right between the Padfone Mini and Padfone X with regards to internals, however, unlike the other variants, the E is available to purchase in two colors — Johnnie Walker Black and Pearl White.
Just two weeks ago, Sony unveiled the Xperia Z1 Compact as a scaled down variant of its current flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z1, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and now the handset is available to buy in Sweden for €520 from various independent retailers.
Huawei unveiled its 2014 flagship smartphone, the Ascend Mate 2, at CES in Las Vegas just a few days ago, and now an independent Chinese retailer is selling the factory unlocked version for 2,688 Yuan, which is approximately $445.
Just a couple of days after its press conference at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Acer unveiled its latest ultra-affordable Android powered tablet, the Tab 7, as a cheaper alternative to its mid-range Iconia A1-830, which was showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show. However, unlike the latter, the Tab 7 is already on sale in China with a price tag of around $99 — that’s a whopping $50 cheaper than the A1 is expected to cost when it finally hits the shelf.
Android-powered video game consoles like the Ouya haven’t exactly been a huge success, but Chinese electronics maker Huawei is hoping to change that with Tron, a device that looks remarkably similar to Apple’s new Mac Pro — albeit a lot smaller. It’s powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and 2GB of RAM, and it’s expected to cost less than $150.
The Galaxy Gear has by no means reached its full potential yet, and there are plenty of exciting developments to come for the Android-powered smartwatch. One of those will be the ability to control various features inside your car remotely from your wrist.
Samsung has teamed up with BMW to debut the technology inside BMW’s new all-electric i3, and it has been showing it off at CES in Las Vegas this week.
Yahoo!’s new News Digest app wasn’t the only thing it had to announce at CES in Las Vegas this week; the company also confirmed its acquisition of Aviate for Android. Its first impact on the contextually-aware launcher was to open up another 25,000 beta spots to provide access to a wider audience.
Don’t you wish you could print out your seflies instantly after you’ve taken them? With the new Socialmatic camera from Polaroid, you can. Announced this week at CES in Las Vegas, this Android-powered snapper — which looks a little bit like the Instagram logo — lets you take pictures and print them instantly using its built-in Zero Ink printer.
Sony this week announced the latest addition to its Xperia lineup at CES in Las Vegas, and it’s sure to please those who like high-end smartphones in pocketable packages. It’s essentially an Xperia Z1 that’s been shrunk down slightly; it has all of the Z1’s premium specifications coupled with a smaller 4.3-inch display, and it’s called the Xperia Z1 Compact.