Sprint has rolled out LTE Plus in New York City. The newly added location joins 190 other markets across the U.S. who already enjoy the network's improved LTE speeds. The company has revealed that speed and capacity of more than 900 cell sites across the New York metropolitan area have been doubled.
Huawei is hopping onto the virtual reality train, which appears to be full steam ahead as we move on through 2016. Engadget notes the company is working on the Huawei VR, a headset that will be made available in three colors and will be compatible with the new P9 flagship smartphones, as well as the Mate 8. What Huawei will hope will set the company apart from the likes of Samsung Gear VR is the...
Verizon customers who use Android Pay are in for a bit of a treat. The carrier is offering up to 2GB of free data when you use Android Pay in stores with your Verizon phone. That data will be available to you for two billing cycles.
Telus' early upgrade program, T-UP!, will be discontinued on April 18. This change will not impact those who already are enrolled in the coverage until their 2-year T-UP! enrollment expires, they renew their contract or replace their smartphone.
Like other platforms, the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive have shared titles and some exclusive games to boot. Unfortunately, that means you'll miss out on certain listings depending on which you opt for. Luckily, it's now possible to play a select few Oculus Rift exclusives on the Vive.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 14 Apr 2016 3:54 am
Flipkart's Chief Product Officer Punit Soni has officially left the organization, after months of rumors suggesting that the executive was on the way out. Before joining Flipkart in March 2015, Soni was Motorola's Vice President and the public face of the company's software efforts.
Facebook has hired Regina Dugan, the head of Google's Advanced Technologies and Projects group, also known as ATAP. Dugan will lead a new group inside Facebook called Building 8, which will focus on building new hardware for the company, according to The Verge.
Google has released the second Android N Developer Preview, bringing with it a number of changes. This build includes the Vulkan rendering API, launcher shortcuts, and Unicode 9 emoji support. In addition, there are a number of bug fixes, like for hidden Wi-Fi networks, Direct Reply issues and more.
Meizu has unveiled the new Pro 6, an affordable flagship smartphone with jaw-dropping specifications. If you're one to have hardware to boast about, you'll definitely want to check out this deca-core powered smartphone with 10-LED flash. As an added bonus, this handset starts from around $390, undercutting competitor flagships.
BlackBerry is preparing to roll out Marshmallow to Priv beta testers who have opted into the program and completed necessary enrollment steps. The company has confirmed in the beta zone that Marshmallow will be released to the program from today.
Google Calendar's latest feature for those on mobile is Goals. This handy addition to the cloud-based service will automatically book time out of your day to achieve set goals. Should you want to learn a new language or get fit, Calendar will be able to work around meetings, scheduled events and more to ensure you stick to it. You'll be able to configure these goals and set how frequently you...
Update: The video has now been taken off of YouTube, and so we have removed the dead link from this post.
Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure this afternoon tweeted from his "Listening Tour" — which in all likelihood will come to a sudden stop — asking what we presume are "normal people" weighing in on the competition.
And like most normal people who engage in normal conversations every day, things were...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 12 Apr 2016 7:19 pm
The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), which is in charge of certifying standards-compliant USB devices, has announced a new protocol that seeks to prevent non-compliant USB Type-C cables from doing damage to a connected device.
At its F8 developer conference, Facebook introduced Account Kit, a way for developers to create easy logins for their apps. Apps that use account kit can, unsurprisingly, allow users to login with their Facebook account, but they will also let you create an account using only your phone number or email address.
Facebook introduced its new Messenger Platform on stage during its F8 developer conference. With the platform, developers can build AI-powered bots for Facebook Messenger that the company thinks will remove the need for some mobile apps, particularly those dealing with commerce.