22 June 2016 3By Harish JonnalagaddaSamsung is doubling down on the Internet of Things. The company acquired U.S. cloud service provider Joyent earlier this month to power its IoT platform, and the vendor announced today that it will spend $1.2 billion over the course of four years in developing IoT applications.
22 June 2016 100By Harish JonnalagaddaLast year, Google said that it will roll out monthly security updates to Nexus devices for three years from their respective launch dates, and platform updates for "at least two years." The search giant is now listing concrete timelines for when guaranteed support will end for each Nexus phone and tablet.
22 June 2016 9By Harish JonnalagaddaSony will no longer manufacture smartphones in Brazil. Although Sony invested R$250m ($83m) last year to expand its mobile unit in the country, the end of tax exemptions for locally made phones that cost up to R$1,500 ($530) has motivated the brand to move away from local production.
21 June 2016 19By Harish JonnalagaddaPopular media player VLC has picked up a major update to version 2.0 that brings a slew of new features. Network playback is now live, with support for DLNA, Windows network sharing, UPnP, NFS, FTP, and SFTP protocols. The media player has also cut down on the number of permissions it requires.
21 June 2016 22By Dan Thorp-LancasterAmazon has begun applying settlement credits to users' accounts as part of Apple's ebook price-fixing settlement. Here's where you can check to see if you've got credit waiting.
21 June 2016 5By Rich EdmondsWith The Secret Life of Pets movie just around the corner, it makes sense for there to be a mobile game released ahead of screenings. EA is hitting both Android and iOS with a new match-3 game within The Secret Life of Pets universe.
21 June 2016 23By Mike TanasychukYou can download comics and manga from many sources and you need a reader that lets you enjoy all of that digital inky goodness with some added features. Here are a few of our favorites.