Tagged: Android

Chop your Moto X 2nd Gen twice in the air to turn on flashlight!

Chop Twice for flashlight Moto X feature

Motorola has made a strong comeback into the phone market with its Moto E smartphone and never looked back since then. Moto X has also been performing good, and positioned as a high-end phone for premium users, it has delivered to the promise in the last year or so. Plus it is a Google owned mobile device so it enjoys the perk of getting the latest updates to the Google Android OS. Now Motorola has rolled out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update for Moto X (2nd Gen.) and it comes with a handy new feature that will be adopted by other phone manufacturers too.
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The Dark Knight Tumbler – RC vehicle every big boy would want to own

Smartphone controlled The Dark Knight Trilogy  Tumbler RC vehicle

Smartphone-controlled The Dark Knight Trilogy Tumbler RC vehicle

When we talk of RC cars, they are everyone’s childhood toy and even adults love these toys for good reason. And when RC toy is a sci-fi vehicle from the superhero of Gotham city, it is perfect icing on the cake. By now you must have got the idea that we are talking about Batman and his desirable Tumbler vehicle. Soap Studio has come up with 1:12 scale version of the Tumbler vehicle that is controlled via your Android or iOS mobile device.
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Merge VR Goggles promise immersive gaming using your smartphone’s display

Merge VR Goggles

Merge VR Goggles

Experiencing augmented reality with a VR headset is gaining popularity in current times, and even more so with the option of morphing your smartphone into a display for such kind of headsets. We have had LG come up with a Google Cardboard based VR headset and Samsung Gear VR that utilizes the Galaxy Note 4’s amazing display to the fullest. Young entrepreneurs at San Antonio-based Merge Virtual Reality are longing to do the same, with the controversial iPhone 6 Plus and other major Android-powered smartphones. Infact, the VR Goggles are compatible with most Android and iOS smartphones, and already there is a 360-degree video and VR apps on Apple App Store and Google Play. Read More…

Tag Heuer smartwatch being developed in collaboration with Intel and Google Android

Tag Heuer Smartwatch

Apple Watch is going to get some stiff competition from Tag Heuer as they are all set to release their smartwatch this year. With the backing of Intel’s technology and Google Android Wear operating system, this Swiss smartwatch is going to be a perfect combo of Swiss watchmaking and Silicon Valley’s technology. Tag Heuer made the official announcement during a press conference held at Baselworld 2015. The leader in Swiss watch-making has a vision to fuse technology and stunning looks into a smartwatch that compliments its functionality.
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GDC 2015: Nvidia Shield is a gaming supercomputer that doubles as a thumping set-top box

Nvidia Shield gaming console

Nvidia Shield gaming console and media streaming device

At the Game Developers Conference going in the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Nvidia has revealed their 4K Android Gaming Console that looks damn good. To make things interesting for gamers, they have also announced the Grid game-streaming service which will provide the users with on-demand games in the cloud in 1080p Full HD resolution at 60 fps.
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Smartphone connected AutoBot tunes your vehicle performance in real-time

AutoBot auto analysis accessory

Automotive technology is now ably boosted by standalone devices that measure vehicle performance in real time. This gives you up-to-date information on vitals like fuel efficiency, tuning requirements, engine performance and also about any problems that might be affecting performance. Just like the popular Power Box smartphone-controlled vehicle tuner, Chinese startup AutoBot is also looking to bring similar functionality to current breed of automobiles driven by Chinese people aged 25-40.
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Ideum Duet Multitouch Coffee Table runs both Android and Windows OS

Ideum Duet Multitouch Coffee Table

To be frank we haven’t seen much of interactive touch tables in the last few months or so. But now Ideum Duet Multitouch Coffee Table brings a refreshing new take on the touch interactive tables. This interactive table has both Android and Windows 8 installed on-board, giving it the ability to interact with applications from both these operating environments. Ideum Duet table will have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 for both 42-inch or 46-inch models.
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Garmin Approach S5 GPS golf watch brings golf course details to your wrist

Garmin Approach S5 GPS golf watch

Garmin has revealed a lightweight and slim form factor watch that comes as a handy accessory to have for golfers. Garmin Approach S5 GPS golf watch comes with a high-resolution color display and preloaded maps for over 38,000 international golf courses with the option for Touch Targeting and Manual Pin Positioning. This enables precise data tracking and via the Garmin Connect app compatible with iOS and Android devices, one can easily share and compare their rounds.
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$30 Xiaomi Mi Box Mini media streaming device is impressive

Xiaomi Mi Box Mini media streaming device

In the last couple of years Xiaomi has grown to become the third largest smartphone selling brand in the world and now it is looking to foray into other electronic gadgets to build a strong portfolio. Keeping in mind the Internet of Things, Xiaomi Mi Box Mini is the smallest set-top device of its type that can be carried in your pocket with ease. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat powered device is pitted against Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Nexus Player which stream multimedia content from internet and smartphones directly onto the TV.
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