The Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7 is now available on AT&T for $99 with a two-year agreement. You a limited time, AT&T is giving their customers the opportunity to get the tablet for just $49.99 if they are willing to also purchase an Amazon Fire Phone.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Team Pangu has released a jailbreak that works with devices running iOS 8.0 - iOS 8.1, including the newest iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2. Unfortunately the jailbreak is currently limited to SSH (and Windows) only, and it doesn't have Cydia installed.
Microsoft has released Journeys & Notes for Android, a mixture of a traveler's companion and a social network which allows you to “drop notes” wherever you go. You can make notes along your daily route to work, a road-trip or even when you are on a hike. You can leave behind notes for your fellow travelers to discover, or stumble across the serendipitous gems of wisdom shared by others.
You can download this app directly on your device through the Google Play Store or by using the following link:
Microsoft's Next Lockscreen for Android is a replacement for the standard lockscreen, which allows the user to quickly gain access to the most used functions on their phone. The app also offers iOS style notifications which allows you to quickly glance through them and take action by swiping the notification.
You can download the app directly on your Android device through the Google Play Store or using the following link:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Microsoft has released a new app for Android Wear called Torque, which allows you to access Bing with a twist of the wrist. You searches are voice powered, so you get a Cortana like experience allowing you to use your voice and find out what the weather forecast is, the score of the Miami Heat game, prices of stocks in your portfolio, or the answer to other questions.
You can download the app directly on your Android Wear device through the Google Play STore or by using the following link:
Google has introduced a new app called "Inbox", which is a different way of managing your day to day emails. The app will highlight the important information that is sent to you, such as information about an event, flight itineraries, documents and photographs.
Samsung has quietly released a Developer Edition of its Galaxy Note 4 on its US website. The handset has been priced at $662.53 and does not require a contract, but it built exclusively for Verizon's network.
The HTC One M8 for Verizon is now receiving the Android 4.4.4 software update, which includes the new EYE Experience which was introduced during HTC's "Double Exposure" event a few weeks ago.
The Motorola Moto 360 is now receiving a software update which brings the Android Wear 4.4.2W software version. The update brings several new features and improvements including Smart Battery Savings, which automatically turns off ambient lighting when the battery life of the watch drops to 15%. This will help you keep your Moto 360 running until its time for its next recharge.
Back in August, Barnes & Noble partnered with Samsung for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK. Now the book retailer has partnered with the electronics manufacturer yet again for a the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1.