Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:53:54 GMT
Just like how smartphone apps really help to make a platform great , skills are what make devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Assistant more functional and useful. Now Amazon's Alexa has had a headstart on Google and boasts over 10,000 skills , but it looks like Google is slowly but surely catching up.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:53:53 GMT
Thanks to technology and the internet, anyone can broadcast and share content with a press of a button. We have platforms such as Facebook Live, Twitch, YouTube, and so on, all of which allow users to share live streams from their phones, tablets, or computers with relative ease.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 01:47:25 GMT
With smartphones like Samsung's "Edge" series or the LG V-series, both Samsung and LG have toyed with the idea of a secondary display where either the edges or the top portion of the phone could exist separately from the main display, thus offering up newer ways to access apps, information, notifications, and so on. Now it seems that Samsung could be taking that idea and applying it to smartwatches.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 01:47:24 GMT
The idea of using augmented reality to get an idea of how furniture might look like in your home isn't new. In fact companies such as Pottery Barn have launched apps designed specifically for that.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:36:36 GMT
Super Mario Run marked Nintendo's move into the smartphone gaming market. It aligned itself with Apple and made Super Mario Run exclusive to iOS for several months before finally releasing it for Android earlier this month.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:16:58 GMT
If a new report is to be believed, Comcast is developing a new nationwide TV streaming service much like DirecTV Now to get a footing in markets that it doesn't serve currently like Los Angeles and New York. Comcast is said to have obtained nationwide TV channel rights from several cable networks that have not been named in the report.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:16:57 GMT
Apple has been unable to sell the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China for quite some time now due to a ban which has finally been overturned by a Chinese court. The ban was the result of a complaint from Shenzhen Baili Marketing Services which claimed that these handsets infringed on the company's design patents.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:16:56 GMT
Uber has put its fleet of self-driving cars on public roads in select cities across the country to conduct various tests as it seeks to develop this technology and play a big role in the future of transportation. The project has hit a setback, though, as the company has had to ground its entire self-driving electric car fleet in the United States after an accident occurred in Arizona which led to one of its Volvo SUV's flipping onto its side.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:03:53 GMT
Movado, known for its minimalist wristwatches, announced a few weeks back that it was going to unveil a new Android Wear-powered smartwatch in the near future. It has now shared the official images of the Movado Connect and has also revealed how much the smartwatch is going to cost.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:03:52 GMT
According to a new report, AMC Networks is developing its very own ad-free online TV streaming service that will be aimed at particularly its millennial TV subscribers. It's reportedly going to be different from the similar options that we've seen from HBO and CBS because AMC's online streaming service would only be available to those who subscribe to a cable TV package.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:03:51 GMT
A big advantage that Amazon has had over brick-and-mortar retailers for many years is that in most states it didn't have to pay a sales tax. However, that advantage has gradually been taken away as more and more states have taxed online purchases.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:38:14 GMT
With consumer drones being relatively new technology, it wasn't surprising that it took regulators awhile to come up with rules on how they should be operated. For example in the US, drone owners are required to register their drones with the FAA , which we suppose creates a sense of accountability and responsibility when it comes to operating your drone.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:38:13 GMT
Back at E3 2016 last year, Sony took the wraps off the next installment in the God of War franchise . However in case you missed the announcement, the game will not be a continuation of the previous titles, but will act as a reboot of the franchise and will actually see Kratos fighting alongside his young son.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 10:27:52 GMT
When Activision announced Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare last year, they faced a ton of backlash because it seems that not many gamers seemed to appreciate the fact that it was set in the future. However if the sales figures are accurate , it seems that ultimately players did not seem to mind too much.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 06:20:17 GMT
The latest installment in the Mass Effect franchise has been released and so far reviews have been mostly positive, save for some quibbles regarding the animation of the characters in the game. However for the most part, it seems that BioWare has launched yet another successful Mass Effect game.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 02:10:19 GMT
With all of Blizzard's RTS games such as Warcraft and StarCraft, Blizzard has bundled a map editor in which gamers can create custom maps and custom games. To a certain extent Blizzard does that with Overwatch where custom games can be created with their own rules and what not.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 02:10:18 GMT
When BlackBerry announced that they would be stepping away from making their own smartphones, the company also reassured customers that those who loved the company's phones with a physical QWERTY keyboard had nothing to worry about as there would be more such handsets on its way. This came in the form of the BlackBerry KEYone that was announced at MWC 2017 last month and for those who are interested, you'll be pleased to learn that the phone has been approved by the FCC which means that it is now one step closer to being released in the US, since FCC approval is one of the requirements for such devices to be sold stateside.