release Stories May 13, 2016


Following the launch of Gboard yesterday, Google has released a version of the I/O 2016 conference app for iOS. With the dedicated app, attendees who use iPhone won’t have to rely on I/O’s mobile site.

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release Stories May 11, 2016


Thread, the low-power mesh network protocol that Alphabet-owned Nest built in tandem with Samsung, ARM, and other companies, is now going open-source. Since it opened membership in October of 2014, the not-completely-open “Thread Group” has grown to have over 30 products. But this OpenThread release takes things a step further in the name of openness…

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release Stories March 23, 2016

PSA: You can now pre-order LG’s CAM 360-degree camera and 360 VR headset

LG announced its new G5 flagship late last month, and now a couple of the “friends” that the Korean company announced alongside the device are now available for pre-order. Specifically, you can now slap down a full $200 for either the LG 360 CAM spherical camera or the LG 360 VR headset…

release Stories February 19, 2016


After being all the rage when it launched on iOS last month, social network Peach has finally made its way to Android. Peach is basically another status sharing app, but its novelty comes in its heavy use of GIFs, multiple ways to ‘poke’ a person, and the use of “Magic Words” to send information and communicate in fun ways.

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release Stories February 5, 2016

Huawei starts selling its GX8 mid-range phone in the United States

Huawei recently announced the Mate 8 for intenernational markets and brought its low-end Honor 5X to the United States, but the company apparently isn’t stopping there. Today, the Chinese company began selling another smartphone in the United States. As per its Amazon listing the US version of the Huawei GX8 is available for $350…

release Stories February 2, 2016

PSA: ZenFone Zoom is now available for $399

It wasn’t until just recently that the ZenFone Zoom, which ASUS showed off at CES more than a year ago, finally went up for pre-order. Now, you can buy the phone outright in all its leather-backed glory over at B&H for $399 shipped. The main feature that sets this phone apart is its camera with optical zoom, allowing the lenses within to actually move forward and backward physically to offer up to 3x zoom without losing any image quality.

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