Android Wear users can now finally get their hands on the latest update of Android 5.0 Lollipop on their devices. This will be the second major update since its launching back in June.
Previously, Wear users need to rely on those "undocumented APIs" for them to customize their devices. To address to the problem, Google recently launched a new section in the Play Store to facilitate the update.
Besides the watch face customization that the new OS update offers, there are also other features that owners need to know of. Posted in Arstechnica.com, here are some of the details of Android Lollipop 5.0.1 for Android Wear: more >>
LG appears to be one of the tech companies who are getting their hands on the Firefox OS technology with their alleged new addition to the L Series smartphones.
Recent item from the rumor mill pointed out sketches of the purported handset along with a couple of screenshots depicting the device's specification details which are being leaked online.
The leak was first propagated by @upleaks and was then picked up by a number of tech websites including that of GSMArena.com and NDTVGadgets.com. more >>
The guys from 4J Studios surely know how to bring more cheer in this festive season when they announced that a Christmas-themed DLC pack for their massively-popular game title Minecraft is already out and ready for pick up.
Just this week, Xbox Wire wrote that the Festive Mash-Up Pack was already available for Xbox One and Xbox 360 (as of Dec. 10).
"Mine, build and play in a wintery landscape on Minecraft: Xbox One Edition and Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition starting on Dec. 10, and soon on other platforms. Happy holidays from Minecraft and Xbox!" the announcement from the official Microsoft game console website reads. more >>
Keeping up with the hype, HTC Corporation answers to its promise of a speedy release of Google's newest OS update, the Android 5.0 Lollipop, as reports indicate that the Taiwan-based tech company is now rolling out the update for its Google Play Edition HTC One M8 and HTC One M7 as of Friday, according to reports.
A late tweet from HTC Executive Mo Versi alerted users about the latest OS version already arriving Over-The-Air (OTA) for the two smartphones, PhoneArena.com reported.
The Android 5.0.1 Lollipop update is said to take up around 500MB worth of memory space and is technically called LRX22C. more >>
It's a battle of the phablets as we pit the Samsung Note 3 against Nokia's Lumia 1520. With Samsung already established as one of the best phablet manufacturers around, it's intriguing to find out how Nokia, which has just started making bigger devices, is going to fare against Samsung's device.
Design: When it comes to design, the Lumia 1520 has an edge over the Galaxy Note 3 as Samsung is sticking to its very traditional and somewhat repetitive design. The Lumia 1520 is more stylish and modern and has more color options, whereas the Note 3 has a more classic appearance due to its faux leather casing.
The Note 3 is more compact at 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm versus the Lumia's 162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm. The Samsung phone is also much lighter at 168 grams, while the Lumia 1520 weighs 209 grams. more >>
Both the Google Nexus 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S5 have been released and comparisons between the two high-end flagship phones have definitely become unavoidable.
The phones' information and specs are available for viewing on websites such as Giz Mag, Phone Arena and Android Pit, and here is a shortlist of what makes each phone different from the other:
For the basic design, build and display, the Nexus 6 is showing off a 6-inch AMOLED splash-resistant screen with 1440 x 2560 (493ppi) pixels, while the Galaxy S5 has a 5.1-inch super AMOLED water- and dust-resistant screen with 1920 x 1080 (432ppi) pixels. Both phones are scratch-resistant and have light and proximity sensors. more >>