The HTC RE camera — the little handheld deal that connects to your Android or iOS phone and is basically just a hell of a lot of fun to use but has been a little overpriced — is on sale for half off at Best Buy. That's $99. And for us, that's a must-buy.
Worse still, we've seen some positively insane implementations of Interruptions by some Android OEMs, with LG and Samsung being among the worst offenders. Thankfully, though, Samsung's latest Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 4, available to unlocked devices in the Netherlands starting today, essentially reverts things to the way they were back on KitKat.
In what appears to be an accidental post, Lenovo's CEO has revealed some images that are possibly the second-generation hardware for the Moto 360.
Lenovo's CEO, Yang Yuanqing, has posted and since pulled a few images showing off a briefcase of unknown smartwatches, which are reportedly the new Moto 360. The post to Yuanqing's Weibo account shows off a device that looks very similar to the original Moto 360, but there are a few changes as well.
Huawei has opened up its new Friendly User Testing program — perhaps you've seen a post or two around the Internet today — in which you, dear reader, will get the opportunity to take a look at the company's next big smartphone very, very soon. In fact, you're going to get the chance to do something very few people get to do — not just use the phone, but provide feedback before it becomes available for purchase.
That, folks, is where it's at. It's part of what we do for a living, and it's damned important. It's also a hell of a lot of fun. And we're glad you're going to get to experience it.
The Places API for Android gives developers access to better location pickers, which means that users will soon be able to share their location using real place names instead of latitude and longitude.
Your Android phone can take some great videos, as long as you know how to use it.
While there's a constant conversation about which Android device takes the best photos, the ability to capture decent video is something most smartphones are capable of nowadays. Whether you're grabbing a sneaky video of your friend tumbling face-first down the water slide into the pool or recording your child's first steps, video is one of those things that everyone will want to do at some point.
The difference between a cool video and an amazing video usually has way more to do with the person holding the camera, and the cool thing about people is they don't require a software update. With that in mind, here's a couple of quick tips for shooting video on Android.
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