Runtastic, best known for their suite of fitness apps, has today released their Orbit fitness tracker. The Orbit tracks a users steps, fitness activities, calories burned, sleep cycles, and even ambient light. The Orbit uses Bluetooth smart to connect to the companion smartphone app, features and OLED display on the front and is waterproof up to 300 feet. Available for $119, the Orbit will be shipping on August 11.
Epic Arena, which merges elements of fantasy board, card and tactical strategy games, has made its worldwide debut on Android smartphones and tablets today after an earlier soft launch in select countries.
Blood Bowl, which puts a violent, and highly satirical, fantasy spin on American football, has made its way to Android tablets for the first time after being released first as a board game and later as a console and PC title.
The Amazon Appstore is currently giving away 30 paid apps for free. Consumers with Android hardware will be able to take full advantage of this deal through Amazon's app store today and tomorrow. The 30 apps included mean you could well save over $100 by downloading them all.
T-Mobile posted its second quarter earnings today, and the main takeaway is that the carrier is continuing momentum as far as customer acquisition is concerned. The Uncarrier managed to add an additional 1.5 million customers in the second quarter, which makes it the fifth consecutive quarter in which the carrier added more than 1 million subscribers. The number sees T-Mobile crossing 50 million total subscribers for the first time.
It looks like Samsung's all-metallic Galaxy Alpha may not launch on August 4 as previously assumed, as the latest rumor from AllAboutSamsung suggests that the device is slated for a launch on August 13, three weeks before IFA.
Japanese mobile operator KDDI today announced a new Android device for the region, the HTC J Butterfly. It is essentially a localized version of the HTC One M8 with regards to specifications, but the second generation Butterfly comes packing some interesting features targeting local consumers.
Eagerly awaiting the launch of the Galaxy S5 Mini in the UK? Wait no further, as Samsung has announced that the device will be available from high street retailers that include Samsung Experience Stores and Carphone Warehouse from August 7.
Sony posted a first quarter net profit of $261 million, which is a sliver of good news for the hardware giant who has had to sell off assets to stem the tide of losses last year. Operating profit at 69.8 billion yen ($680 million) for the quarter was nearly double that of what the manufacturer achieved during the same period last year.
It turns out early leaks of the LG G Vista were pretty much spot-on, as the device has just shown up on Verizon's website for $99 on-contract. This cousin of the LG G3 looks very similar to that high-end device, but has a set of lower-end specs and price to appeal to a different set of buyers.
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