Tagged: Android

Blitab braille tablet for visually-impaired will soon be in your hands

Blitab braille tablet

Blitab Technology, an Austrian startup has been working for quite some time on its innovative tablet for the blind which is more of a modern braille. In fact it is the perfect combination of a tablet and braille which aims to make life easier for the visually impaired. After showing off their initial iteration of the Blitab quite a few months ago, the team at Blitab has come up with a better version.
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With Android Nougat update, Moto Z and Z Force phones become Daydream ready

moto z and moto z force are daydream ready

Android-based Moto smartphones have come a long way. The phones are a hit with mid-range phone takers and have helped revive consumer trust in Motorola. Now, the company says many of its smartphones including the Moto Z and Moto Z Force are scheduled for Android 7.0 Nougat update, which should rollout by end of November. With the update, Moto Z and Moto Z Force will become the first phones outside of Google’s own hardware to support Daydream – Google’s mobile virtual reality headset announced in October this year. Read More…

Android 7.0 Nougat is finally rolling out, starting with Google Nexus devices

Android 7.0 Nougat

For all Android users who had been anxiously waiting; Android 7.0 Nougat is finally rolling out. As usual, the rollout will start with Nexus devices and then move to the other smartphones. The new OS is loaded with a host of new and interesting features, each one of which will enhance the users experience and mobile phone’s performance. Before we touch upon some of the exciting new features of the OS, here are the smartphones that can expect the Nougat update first. Read More…

Wilson X connected football is every quarterbacks dream ball

wilson-x-connected-football

It’s not easy for the best in the world of football to throw a perfect pass. Each quarterback out there will affirm. With the new Wilson X connected football, throwing a perfect pass can be lot easier and more accurate. Designed with budding quarterbacks in mind, the new football measures distance, speed, velocity, spin rate and the throwing position to perfect each throw and help train more precisely. Read More…

Cronzy pen scans any color in the world to let you write in it

Cronzy pen

Click pens with interchangeable spring-loaded ink cartridges were the best we could have when we were growing up. These pens would let you use few different colors for doodling or writing. Come 2016 and we are in for a pen that would let you scan any color in the nature to use it for sketching, writing or even scribbling when you’ve got nothing to do at work. Dubbed the Cronzy, this is a pen seeking crowdfunding on Indiegogo. Read More…

Augmented reality mobile game Pokémon GO is biggest ever in U.S. history

pokemon Go biggest game ever

Quite a few applications have taken Play Store and Apple Store by storm in the past – latest being the Pokémon GO – a Nintendo franchise game. The first real augmented reality game, this is a free download for iOS and Android devices, and it mixes real world elements with the virtual game, which is making people go bonkers for the app. People are fanatically downloading Pokémon GO, and according to a SurveyMonkey report, it is already the biggest mobile game in the history of United States. Read More…

It’s official – ‘Android N’ is going to be called ‘Android Nougat’

Android Nougat OS

We have already seen what Android N will bring to smartphones with some cool features that will make iOS users frown. Right from the 3D Touch like functionality to the newly designed interface which is focused on battery efficiency (improved Doze Mode), performance and looks. Google gave the users worldwide the chance to name the next mouth-watering OS for Android and after much anticipation, finally we have the official name for it. ‘Android N 7.0’ is going to be called ‘Android Nougat’.
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Hacker 3D prints a case to run Android on an iPhone 6S [Video]

Android on the iPhone

Seasoned developer cum hacker Nick Lee is back at tinkering with Apple iPhone to run Android operating systems. After successfully hacking the Apple Watch to run Mac OS and running Windows 95 on the Apple Watch, Lee has gone ahead and found a way to run a full-fledged version of Android Marshmallow on the iPhone. The developer has cloned  Android Open Source Project (AOSP) to design a customized Android Marshmallow that can be run on the iPhone. Read More…

Android N to have 3D Touch like functionality – Apple’s not going to like this

Android N 3D Touch functionality

Android Marshmallow is already up and running on many flagship devices and some earlier versions have also received the Android M update recently. The next step forward is development of another operating system which is better than the last. Android N is that next step development of user-friendly operating environment for Android-powered devices. We saw a glimpse of what this operating environment will bring to the devices and now there is another feature which shows how Android is following in the footsteps of Apple. Bringing a 3D Touch like feature to Android N may be inevitable as Phandroid found out after tinkering with the Android N Developer Preview 2.
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Sharp’s RoboHon interactive robot is also a smartphone – Price $1,800

Sharp Robohon interactive Robot

Sharp has been in the process of building a smart robot that is blessed with cuteness overload. Now the company has announced that it is taking pre-orders for RoboHon, in Japan of course for starters. That is good news but with a twist. RoboHon is going to burn a hole in your pocket as it is priced at 198,000 Yen (approx. $1,800) which is hard to swallow. And if you remember, this robot also doubles as your smartphone for taking calls.
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