The Royal Bank of Canada has announced unlimited free Interac e-Transfer payments on all personal accounts. RBC also recently rolled out newly designed mobile apps for both iOS and Android, making it easier than ever to send money.
The Pebble Time Steel is now available at Amazon for just £139.99 in the UK. Should you be on the hunt for a new smartwatch, the Pebble Time Steel is a premium-looking wearable fused with the latest tech. While the watch itself sports an always-on color e-paper display, the battery will be able to last through 10 full days of use.
Sprint has published the company's report for the fiscal year of 2015. The U.S. carrier posted an operating income of $310 million for the year, which is positive for the first time in a reported nine years. As for the last quarter, Sprint managed to pocket $8 million as operating income, which included $258 million worth of charges.
Oppo announced the company has made available a new Marshmallow-based ROM for the R7s. Called Project Spectrum, this beta test is ready for download and will be available for the R7 Plus on May 13. Project Spectrum is an alternative option for those with supported OPPO hardware who do not wish to use ColorOS. What makes this particular option worth considering is the near-stock Android...
Pricing for the HTC 10, the company's latest flagship smartphone, has been confirmed for Telstra in Australia. The carrier has the handset on plans starting at $83 a month, which bags you a data allowance of 2.5GB. As highlighted by Ausdroid, you'll need to fork out for increased allowances, anywhere up to $137 a month for 15GB.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 3 May 2016 3:04 am
At an event in Mumbai, LeEco outlined its content strategy for the Indian market. The Chinese vendor has managed to get off to a great start in the country, and is now looking to capitalize on that growth by partnering with local content aggregators, offering video-on-demand services, live channels, a music service, and a cloud storage solution that offers 5TB of storage.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 3 May 2016 1:11 am
Amazon has launched a dedicated website for its Prime Now delivery service. The service was previously accessible only through a mobile app, but if you're living in an area that's covered by the service, you have the option of ordering directly through the website. To see if your area is serviceable, head to PrimeNow.com and enter your zip code.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 3 May 2016 1:53 am
India's third-largest carrier Idea Cellular is all set to roll out Play Store carrier billing in the country. According to Gadgets 360, the carrier's partnership with Google will be announced later this week.
Google has announced it has acquired Synergyse, which formed in 2013 to help business customers train with Google Apps. The company's product, Synergyse Training, will now be free for all Google Apps customers.
Notes and new factory images for the May Android patch are now available, with source code and updates rolling out.
Google's monthly security patch notes have a new name and a new purpose — they're now titled the Android Security Bulletin, and the scope has been broadened to include mention of vulnerabilities that affect phones and tablets that aren't Nexus branded from Google.
A glossary of Android terms
If you're new to Android, you might find yourself wondering exactly what we're talking about from time to time. As such, here's a glossary of terms you're likely to run across.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
ADB: Android Debug Bridge. A tool used to connect and sends commands to your Android phone from a desktop or laptop computer.
Samsung and NVIDIA have decided to privately settle their long-running patent lawsuits. NVIDIA first filed a lawsuit against Samsung in 2014, claiming that its Exynos processor had violated some of NVIDIA's intellectual property.
A new report claims Hulu is developing its own internet-based cable TV service, which would provide access to live TV in addition to on-demand viewing of network shows. The service could launch sometime in the first quarter of 2017.
If you have been waiting for the price to drop below $400 to pick up a BlackBerry Priv, your time has come. Right now, you can pick one up at eBay for just $380, which is the lowest we have seen it yet. Recently Newegg offered the phone for $400, and before that it was available for $450.
To show your mother appreciation this Mother's Day why not buy her an LG G5? If you purchase one (or the G4, V10) through T-Mobile the U.S. carrier will give you a second half off when you add another line. But that's not all, you'll also receive the LG Gpad F 8.0 tablet as well. So that's two LG phones and an LG tablet for good measure. This promotion will kick off on May 4.
There is more consolidation in the Canadian telecom space today.
BCE Inc., parent company to Canada's third-largest wireless carrier Bell Mobility, has announced a deal to purchase Manitoba Telecom Services, known to most Manitobans as MTS, for $3.9 billion CAD. The deal includes $3.1 billion in stock and $800 in existing MTS debt.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 2 May 2016 1:38 am
Micromax's sub-brand Yu Televentures has been offering Cyanogen OS exclusively in India since November 2014, but that isn't going to be the case for much longer. Lenovo is all set to introduce the ZUK Z1 in the Indian market, with the phone also set to offer Cyanogen OS 12.1.
You nearly can't (or at least, probably shouldn't) buy a high-end phone today that doesn't have a fingerprint sensor. And LG has just unveiled the next generation of the security feature, getting rid of the button and moving things under the phone's glass.