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  • Nokia’s HERE maps sold for $3 billion to Audi, BMW and Mercedes

    3 August 2015, 3:29 am by: Owen Williams

    After weeks of rumors surrounding the sale of Nokia’s HERE maps, the company has confirmed today that it’s sold the product to a group of car manufacturers for $3 billion (€2.8 billion). AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG formed a consortium to purchase…
  • Emoji for food allergies may come to your phone soon

    29 July 2015, 5:51 am by: Owen Williams

    A new preliminary proposal submitted to the Unicode Consortium suggests that specific emoji for food allergies should be added to the standard. The proposal, submitted by a Google engineer, is under discussion and may not be added to the standard at all but…
  • Hands on: Moto X Style is your best bet at the pure Android experience

    28 July 2015, 11:34 am by: Natt Garun

    Long gone are the days of the $199 Moto X, but with each price bump comes major improvements. Today, Motorola’s unveiled its most powerful Android phone yet: The Moto X Style. If you’ll excuse the Taylor Swift-ified name, the Moto X Style is jam-packed…
  • OnePlus 2 invites officially open to all, event launch app lands in Play Store

    26 July 2015, 9:19 am by: Natt Garun

    In typical OnePlus fashion, it took the Chinese company a while to tease all the details about its latest flagship phone, the OnePlus 2. Now that the VR launch event is a little over 24 hours away, we’ve reached the final step in the announcement buildup:…
  • It’s time to stop promoting your app with interstitials on mobile browsers

    24 July 2015, 1:03 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Show of hands: who here likes their mobile browsing interrupted by an interstitial ad asking you to download the company’s app for a better experience? *see zero hands raised at my home office* That’s what I thought. Everyone understands the purpose of…
  • This is what the OnePlus 2 looks like

    22 July 2015, 7:07 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    The OnePlus 2 phone is set to launch in less than a week, but you can get a good look at the device right now, courtesy of Chinese wireless regulator Tenaa. You’ll notice a fingerprint reader below the screen on the front. Engadget noted that the back has a…
  • Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S2 tablets are thinner than the latest iPad Air

    20 July 2015, 12:12 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab S2, a new Android tablet that’s available in two sizes and is only 5.6mm thick — that’s 0.6mm less than Apple’s iPad Air 2. The Tab S2 comes in your choice of 9.7-inch (389g/13.7oz) or 8-inch (265g/9.34oz) screen…
  • T-Mobile to pay $17.5 million over last year’s 911 nationwide outage

    17 July 2015, 4:41 pm by: Jackie Dove

    Last August, T-Mobile customers were unable to reach 911 emergency personnel on two occasions for a total of three hours. And now the company will pay the price: $17.5 million. An FCC investigation into the 911 outages concluded that they affected T-Mobile…
  • Samsung Pay is on its way to take on Apple’s payments service, trials begin in South Korea

    17 July 2015, 12:55 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    Samsung is gearing up to take on Apple Pay in earnest. It’s launched a trial of Samsung Pay in South Korea for users of its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices. The company claims its service, announced in March, is the first one that works with NFC-enabled…
  • HTC updates its Desire lineup with 4 new mid-range Android handsets for the US

    15 July 2015, 5:16 am by: Abhimanyu Ghoshal

    After releasing a slew of variants of its One flagship handset in Asian markets, HTC has announced four new LTE Android phones for the US. The latest arrivals round out HTC’s mid-range Desire lineup. They run Android Lollipop and come with quad-core…

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