For everybody who's waited with bated breath for the widespread arrival of MirrorLink, take heed because the smartphone / car stereo integration technology is about to make a significant splash in the first half of this year.
I was at work the other day (Cummins, Inc), when someone walked up to my desk to ask for some help with his laptop. As I was talking to him, he happened to notice theNexus 7 in the Zagg Auto-fit keyboard case next to me on my desk. He asked me which laptop it was and when I popped out the Nexus he told me he had one too – in his truck.
The rain of Sony 's apps just keeps on coming. After several rounds of apps coming from the Xperia Z2 meant for other Xperia devices, we have another batch of apps, this time ported for more generic availability, to some extent.
Samsung executive named Yoon Han-kil is talking up some of the plans that Samsung has for new devices in 2014. One of the devices that the executive has tipped is a new smartwatch that will be based on Android . An Android-based smartwatch is a bit of a change considering that the Gear 2 and other devices ditched Android in favor Tizen.
If you're an iPhone user who's dying to try out the new auto-friendlyCarPlay interface, but can't quite shell out the big bucks for a newFerrari, Pioneer has good news for you: Itrecently announcedthat all of its2014 NEX head unitswill be CarPlay-compatible.
Motorola posted the following video teasing the release of its new smartwatch coming this summer called the Moto 360 . The video doesn't reveal much information about the device, but discusses how Motorola's designers are putting the gadget together. It has an attractive round display.
Google announced its plan to take on the billions of TV viewers in the world with a groundbreaking product that would blur the lines between internet and broadcast --four years ago. Executives from Dish Network, Best Buy, Sony, Logitech, Sony and Inteljoined the stagewith Google's then-CEO Eric Schmidt to herald the coming of a new era -- which never came.
It'd be silly of me to talk about tablets in the past tense -- we still write stories about them daily and clearly, we review them, too. But of the ones we've seen lately, most have been low-end; mid-range at best. The market for high-end slates, once crowded with companies big and small, now looks more like a fraternity.
As hard as it might be to remember today, the iPod and iTunes helped Apple recover from a bruising personal computer battle that saw the company nearly go bankrupt—Apple’s pocket-sized media players helped re-introduce consumers to a well-respected but marginalized brand, providing affordable entry points into Apple’s ecosystem
The art of automotive zen begins with a clean and orderly interior (formostdrivers) and this week's giveaway is sure to help provide a more cable-free ride. The case, cradle and charger folks atiOttiehave done us a solid by offering two Engadget readers the newEasy Flex Wireless car chargerand a Nexus 5 smartphone.
When I was a tiny tot, I watchedKnight Riderand pretended I wasMichael Knight, talking to KITT on my watch. Yet now that there are real-life watches that can do even more things, I don't find myself quite as excited as my 5-year-old self was. Smartwatches have been around for over a decade already (rememberMicrosoft SPOT?), but the category hasn't evolved at the same pace as smartphones.
Samsung didn’t do too well with its original Galaxy Gear smartwatch that we reviewed back in October. Hoping to improve on the success that it had with the original, Samsung is set to launch three new wearables on April 11. Those new wearables include the Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit that we went hands on with in February.
Samsung's recently launched range of Gear products -- the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit -- have all gained support for a total of 20 Samsung smartphones and tablets, the company announced this evening.
Many iPhone fans are waiting with bated breath to see if Apple 's next smartphone will indeed sport that much desired sapphire glass display. It seems, however, that whether or not the iPhone 6 boasts this material is no longer relevant to Kyocera 's business plans.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though. I work hard, play even harder and take care of all that are around me when I can.Sid Meire’s Civilization fans are in for a treat really soon. 2k Games Play Store )has been hard at work to build Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2. It will be the first mobile installation of the game that has been built specifically for mobile from the ground up.
Sony 's Middle East Twitter account has just teased a smartphone gamers might want to get their hands on. The Xperia T2 Ultra Dual is being shown with a DUALSHOCK 4 controller, which could also hint at upcoming wider support for other Xperia devices. The Xperia T2 Ultra, both the single and dual SIM kind, was announced just last January but has not yet landed in stores, though it was spotted at the FCC last March. This smartphone is a huge but mildly powered beast. It sports a 6-inch 720p display and is powered by a 1.4 Ghz quad-core CPU and 1 GB of RAM.
CarPlay is a feature that Apple has been talking up to bring more interaction with the iPhone into the car infotainment system. We know that Apple is tying up with a number of automakers to build CarPlay into cars that will be available to buy at dealerships. People out there who own a car that didn’t come with CarPlay won’t be left out.
It's our10th birthday, and to celebrate we'll be revisiting some of the key devices of the last decade. So please be kind, rewind.A company called Sling Media burst onto the scene in 2005 with a relatively new idea: give customers the ability to access their home cable and video services while they're traveling. Its "place-shifting" concept was embodied in its first device:the Slingbox.
It’s rare we get completely surprised, but the SHIELD from NVIDIA tends to do the trick. It was a complete shock when it launched as Project SHIELD, and NVIDIA has once again made us take notice of their Android powered handheld. This time, they’ve ported a console game over to the small screen in the form of Portal.