We’ve been wondering how long it would take for more Ingress-esque games to start popping up after its addictive nature hit the best of everyone, and it looks like another interesting augmented reality location-based game. It’s called Run and Empire, and its name is as straight forward as one could be. The goal of the game is to “capture” real-world territory around you by running
If there was any clue the Oppo Find 7 aims to impress, look no further than the invites Oppo has been sending out to press. Video instructions on exactly how to operate the invite (yeah, it’s that crazy) were posted online today.
Ready for another specification drip for the OnePlus One smartphone? Previous releases have told us about the device’s processor and battery — Snapdragon 800 and 3,100mAh, respectively — and now we’re getting our first details about the display on this thing. Pete Lau has announced that the OnePlus One will have a 5.5-inch 1080p HD display, and there’s some very interesting technology at work here.
Android users haven’t had an alarming shortness of fitness bands to choose from, and 2014 will be even more plentiful. Another option has just opened up for those of us with Android devices, as Jawbone’s Up and Up24 fitness band has finally been made compatible through the advent of the new Up app for Android.
With many of the great Twitter clients from the past year or so already suffering from Twitter’s token limits, Talon has quickly become one of the best options for those 140 character affairs we’re all addicted to. A new upgrade for the app has hit the Google Play Store featuring a smorgasbord of new features that makes us wonder what sort of ungodly energy drink the developer has been indulging in.
Ever since we found out the secondary hole on the rear of the all new HTC One was for a secondary camera and not a fingerprint scanner, we’ve been wondering what made HTC go with this odd configuration. Early rumors suggested the dynamic duo was to facilitate post-snap focusing, but was that really the case? Thankfully, we have an answer ahead of the device’s official March 25th reveal.
Developer taps into Snapdragon 800′s always-listening core, give Nexus 5 Moto X-like Touchless Controls
A post on Google+ blew up after the developer of a popular custom ROM showed off a proof of concept where his Nexus 5 effectively mimicked the always listening “Touchless Control” function found in the Motorola Moto X.
Not sure if unexpected (or just refreshing?), but Microsoft has released an open source Office 365 SDK for Android. What does this mean? Well, now developers can start building Android apps using the SDK to pull data from Offiice 365.
Another statement by T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter hints that Sprint merger is inevitable. In regard to further industry consolidation, Carter say it isn’t even a question of “if” but “when.”
It was back towards the tail-end of December that Sony began updating many of their flagship devices to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, introducing something many have been begging from OEMs for years now — native theme support. According to Sony, we can expect Xperia Themes to get more robust in future updates.
Last week, little-known retailer SabrePC began listing the ASUS Chromebox for pre-sale, but it seems the company jumped the gun a bit as they took it down shortly afterward. It seems ASUS has given everyone the green light by now, though, as three leading online retailers have decided to list the device for pre-order.
Samsung Galaxy S4 users on T-Mobile are in store for a treat today, as the company has started rolling out the upgrade to Android 4.4.2. That brings us up to baseband version M919UVUFNB4, which doesn’t really bring us a whole lot of changes.
Over the weekend, Rovio uploaded a teaser video to their YouTube channel, showcasing knights armor with their trademark red bird inside.
Rooters and ROMers beware: TWRP 2.7 is here, and it wants to eat your lunch. The custom touch-based recovery by TeamWin will do so with a multitude of new features, including new graphics rendering changes to make for a smoother user interface and experience, mouse support via USB OTG and more.
In case you haven’t heard, there’s a nasty bug plaguing those who are running Android 4.4.2. According to a lengthy issue tracker over at Google Code for issue #60058, a process that controls a device’s camera can erroneously begin using up to 50% of your CPU’s power at any given time, directly affecting battery life. Thankfully, Google is already on the case to provide a fix.