What can we expect from Amazons first smartphone?
If you head across to Amazon, you’ll be greeted with a large banner reminding us all about an upcoming event June 18th. Many are expecting it to be the official unveiling of the company’s first smartphone and we’ve put together some of what you can expect from the new device below.Amazon smartphone details and specifications: Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB RAM 4.7″ display, 720p HD resolution 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2-megapixel front-facing Heavily altered version of Android OS Array of 3D effects for software interface Initially only available in the U.S
We’ll update you once Amazon has done a full unveiling of the device on June 18th.
Nexus and Motorola devices are getting the Android 4.4.3 update.
Google is starting to push out the Android 4.4.3 update to a series of devices. Check below to see if your device is getting the update by checking below.Moto E Moto G Moto X Galaxy S4 Play Edition Nexus 7 (2013) Nexus 4 Nexus 10 Nexus 7 (2012)
The update is being rolled out as we speak, so keep a close on your device and this post as we’ll update it with any news on other devices getting the update.
Google Glass will be available in a range of new designs.
Google Glass is an amazing piece of tech, but it isn’t anything remarkable aesthetically. Partnering with fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, Google has released a new range of Glass aimed at the more fashion-concious among us.
The technology itself will remain the same, but the new designs are said to be vastly more comfortable than the original designs. For those lucky enough to already own Google Glass, the new frames will be available from June 23rd.
Will Microsoft’s smartwatch be compatible with the Android OS?
It seems every major tech company is contemplating the idea of releasing a smartwatch, with Microsoft the latest of the bunch to look like they are set to announce their own. Although no-one would be surprised to see them announce a Windows OS smartwatch, early reports indicate that Microsoft’s new watch will be compatible with both Android and iOS devices.
According to a report by Forbes, the new smartwatch will include an array of fitness tools and follow the same design path as the Samsung Galaxy Gear with a touch screen display.
Google has released details on the look of its Android Wear notifications. Take a look at whats in store.
Following on from the announcement of Google’s Android Wear OS, a recent Google+ post by one of their senior developers has shown off what to expect from notifications on your Google smartwatches and other wearables.
Notifications work in the same vein as they do on smartphones and tablets, but on wearables you’ll find them to be much more condensed. Thankfully, it seems they work with a wide range of first and third party apps, meaning you’ll be connected no matter where you are.
Check out the following Google+ page for more information.
The LG G3 is arguably LG’s best smartphone yet.
Despite being one of the worst kept secrets of recent times, the LG G3 has still left us with a few surprises after its official launch in London. It’s very much the next flagship phone for the company and with LG continuing to push out high quality devices, the G3 looks to be the cream of the crop, so far.LG G3 specifications: 5.5″ 2560 x 1440 display (538 DPI) Quad-core 2.5GHz SnapDragon 801 processor 2GB RAM on 16GB storage variant, 3GB RAM on 32GB storage variant microSD slot and removable battery 3000mAh battery 13-megapixel camera with laser autofocus 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera Wi-FI a/b/g/n/ac, NFC and Slimport support Android 4.4.2 installed
LG will launch the G3 in 170 countries, but details on price and date are still unknown.