After LG announced its latest flagship smartphone, the LG G4, it is now adding two more smartphones to be part of what is now called the G4 series. It recently announced two additional phones, the LG G4 Stylus and the LG G4c. Both phones are touted to have most of the features of the G4, but comes in different sizes.
The LG G4 Stylus is bigger in size while the G4c is a smaller phone. According to a report in Tech Times, the Stylus sports a 5.7-inch screen, slightly bigger than the 5.5-inch screen of the G4. The G4c on the other hand, only has a 5-inch screen.
The Stylus is called such because LG has also added the Rubberdium stylus to go with the device's larger display. The G4c, despite its size, reportedly packs the same power as the G4. more >>
ASUS, the Taiwanese technology company, is targeting the smartphone market in the U.S., when it recently announced two versions of its latest flagship phone, the Zenfone 2, which will only be available in North America. The company made the announcement through a special launch event in New York City.
The ASUS Zenfone 2, which was launched early this year at the CES 2015, has been extremely popular among customers in Asia and Europe, according to ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih. He also said that the company is "very excited to bring this empowering luxury to North America." He also describes that the smartphone "strikes the perfect balance between functionality, beauty and performance."
During the launch, Shih once again showcased the smartphone's specifications. Under the hood, it is equipped with a quad-core 64-bit 2.3GHz Intel Atom processor and 4GB of RAM. Its screen is made of Gorilla Glass 3, is 5.5-inch in size and has a 1920x1080 pixel resolution. This is the first version of the phone that will be available in the US, and it will be priced at $299, unlocked or without a contract with a mobile carrier. more >>
Google, through its Android Wear Help Forum site, announced that they are now rolling out the new Android Wear 5.1.1 OS update to all compatible smartwatches.
Along with the announcement is the list of the new features that are coming along with the new firmware.
To name a few, there's the "Always-On Screen, Always-On Apps" which basically give the users the convenience when they need to check on the time without having to tap, twist, or shake the device in order to activate the feature. more >>
Apple just released the first update for the first generation of its wearable tech, the Apple Watch.
Called the Watch OS 1.0.1, the new update was launched earlier this week and according to reports, it comes along with a host of bug fixes and improvements that are touted to further boost the smartwatch's performance.
A report from Phone Arena indicated that among the featured changes would include a better Siri functionality which now runs more consistently after 1.0.1. more >>
Apple is now getting ready to release a host of software and hardware updates for its recently-released wearable tech, the Apple Watch, according to reports.
A report from 9to5mac said that their reliable sources have tipped them about the new updates from the Cupertino-based tech giant which are "currently in development."
Among the features that Watch wearers are expected to get include the enhanced Apple Watch security, connectivity with other Apple devices, more health and fitness apps, Wi-Fi networking capabilities, as well as the integration of the third-party applications. more >>
More than two months after the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 were both launched, some Samsung and Android fans are missing the flagship's water and dust resistance.
Fortunately, it looks like the Korean manufacturer will continue developing the Galaxy S6 Active, and will offer the device soon.
According to a report by GSM Arena, the rugged handset has appeared in an official listing on a Samsung website. Of course, right after the device was spotted, the Galaxy S6 Active was scratched off the list, as if it were a mistake putting it there. more >>