On July 28, Motorola announced its new flagship phones in a special press event. Details about their new devices however did not come as a surprise for the public, as numerous leaks about what the company had in store were already circulating weeks, if not months before the event.
According to a report in Tech Times, Motorola however was able to keep one of the three new phones under wraps before the announcement. The new Moto G and the new Moto X were the two phones which had their specs leaked. The Moto X, also called Moto X Style, is the company's newest flagship phone. It is slightly larger than the previous generation, at 5.7-inches and has an improved battery performance. The Moto G, on the other hand, is the third generation of the Moto G line and this new phone remains the low-cost option, but still highly customizable. It is also the first to be made available in the market among the three.
What the leakers missed is another new phone, called Moto X Play, which a "smaller, cheaper version" of Moto X Style. According to the Motorola website, the phone's biggest come on is its "massive battery." The company also says that its battery will "last two days at a time and can get eight hours of power from a 15-minute charge." more >>
Strategy-based digital RPG, "Armello" has been set to launch on PS4 by the first of September, the game's developer League of Geeks recently announced.
Independent Australian game developer League of Geeks has set the PlayStation 4 launch of their digital board game "Armello" for Sept. 1 after a successful KickStarter campaign funded its port to Steam.
The game's final build will incorporate strategy and role playing elements, and mixes board and card game mechanics. It will feature anthropomorphic animal characters, with players taking on the role of "Hero" from their choice among four animal clans: Wolf, Bear, Rat or Rabbit. more >>
A well-respected molecular geneticist who works for Christian apologetics ministry Answers in Genesis is featured in a new documentary where she attempts to confirm, through recent scientific discoveries, that all humans descended from the biblical Adam and Eve.
This documentary, titled "The Genetics of Adam and Eve," displays the validity of the creation story by examining the genetics of all people. Its creator, Dr. Georgia Purdom, a geneticist who has published papers in various scientific journals including the Journal of Neuroscience, recently spoke to Christian News Network about the project.
"A historical Adam and Eve and original sin are the foundation of the Gospel," said Purdom. "The bad news, sin and death, begins in Genesis 3 when Adam and Eve sinned." more >>
A pro-life hacktivist group has stolen confidential data from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, claiming that they will release the information soon.
Known as "3301", the group reportedly hacked the controversial pro-choice organization Sunday evening, stealing among other things names and email addresses for employees.
Using a virtual reality app, the company behind the newest smartphone the OnePlus 2 unveiled their new flagship device. The new phone is said to the next generation version of the OnePlus One smartphone.
According to a Tech Times report, the new device is also called the "flagship killer" primarily because its specifications compare to the latest flagship devices that have been released by more prominent companies but with a very affordable price.
The new phone is essentially an upgraded or a better version of the OnePlus One phone. Design-wise, it is similar to its predecessor. Under the hood is another matter. It features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit processor, which is currently Qualcomm's flagship. This is a big jump from the Snapdragon 801 in the OnePlus One. The new phone also has 4 GB of RAM to boot, to match the powerful processor, for faster response and performance. more >>
LG, the Korean smartphone maker, has made a special flip phone for the South Korean market. The new flip phone is exactly just that – a flip phone – reminiscent of flip phones like the Motorola Razr but with a cool new twist. Called the LG Gentle, it is the first and only flip phone that runs on the latest Android operating system.
According to a report in The Huffington Post, the new phone is like a hybrid, a cross between the classic flip phone and a smartphone. Apparently, there is a huge market for flip-type phones in Asia, particularly in South Korea. The report says that the demand for phones such as this is simple functionality, for calling and sending SMS. Some businessmen are said to prefer them over high-tech and high-end smartphones because they are less distracting. Smartphones tend to take up some precious time that could otherwise be used for more productive tasks.
With the new LG Gentle, users can get this functionality with some benefits. According to a Tech Times report, the first benefit is that it has the functionalities brought by an Android OS. Second is it sports better specifications than the usual flip phone. This new device has a faster 1.1GHz quad-core processor, 4G LTE connectivity, 4 GB of storage and 1 GB of RAM. But much like a regular flip phone, it can only sport a small 3.2-inch screen and the camera is not great at only 3 MP. more >>