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  • The Basis Peak’s heart rate monitor now works with third-party apps

    20 November 2014, 11:00 am by: Roberto Baldwin

    The Basis Peak doesn’t try to replicate a smartphone on your wrist. Instead, it’s meant mainly for fitness and sleep tracking. To that end, the company announced today that the health tracker will now share heart rate data with third-party fitness iOS…
  • Samsung’s new Milk Video app is a curated list of the best videos on the web

    19 November 2014, 9:26 am by: Roberto Baldwin

    To help differentiate itself from other Android handset makers, Samsung introduced its Milk music streaming service back in March. Now the electronics giant is expanding its Milk brand with a foray into curated video. The new Milk Video app presents a stream…
  • How mobile data and services can contribute to Ebola response

    18 November 2014, 12:00 pm by: Gabriella Mulligan

    Nearly a year after the first case of Ebola was reported in West Africa, the epidemic still rages, having claimed more than 5,100 lives to date and acknowledged as the largest outbreak in history. Local governments, international organizations and aid groups…
  • Nexus 4 owners rejoice! Android 5.0 Lollipop is now available for your device

    14 November 2014, 4:01 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Woohoo, Android 5.0 Lollipop is out. I bet you’re all excited about Material Design and the new lock screen and hey new operating systems are fun to poke around in and find little nuggets of fun. In fact, half the reason you bought a Nexus device was because…
  • BlackBerry announces that BlackBerry Classic will launch on December 17 in New York

    13 November 2014, 1:59 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    At the end of today’s BlackBerry Conference keynote, CEO John Chen announced that the company would be launching the BlackBerry Classic on December 17 in New York. The Classic is BlackBerry’s return to its hardware heyday and a way of getting users that…
  • BlackBerry introduces BBM Meetings for cross-platform voice and video meetings

    13 November 2014, 12:41 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    BlackBerry is still working on making sure that its current and former customers understand that it’s really focusing on the enterprise market. With that in mind, the company is expanding its BBM messaging feature. Today at its BlackBerry Enterprise event,…
  • UK telecoms watchdog: EE and O2 offer fastest 4G downloads, while Three lags behind

    13 November 2014, 6:19 am by: Ben Woods

    The UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has released a report looking at the performance of 3G and 4G connectivity in the UK across major operators, and has found that while EE and O2 deliver higher than average 4G speeds, Three is lagging behind. Released today, the…
  • The Samsung Gear VR will cost you $199

    12 November 2014, 7:05 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    While Samsung showed off the Gear VR today at its developer conference and opened pre-registration to actually buy one, it didn’t share the street price of the headset. Apparently, that’s what partner Oculus is for. In a post on the Oculus site, the price…
  • Samsung announces Flow ‘hand-off’ feature for its devices with screens

    12 November 2014, 3:13 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    At the Samsung Developer conference, the company showcased a new feature for its tablets, smartphones and TVs that makes moving content from device to device a snap. The new Flow feature keeps “everything connected” according to Samsung. With the feature…
  • Samsung announces new Advanced S Pen

    12 November 2014, 1:58 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Not happy with just having a boring old stylus for it’s smartphones, Samsung just announced a new S Pen with its own SDK. The new Advanced S Pen has double the sensitivity of the current S Pen, recognizes speed, tilt and rotation and features advanced…

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