Ubuntu Phone OTA-9 has arrived and available to all supported devices that run the stable channel image. This includes the Meizu MX4, Nexus 4 and Bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition (among others). This latest update comes with a number of new features and bug fixes. This list is only a highlight of the few changes available in this update. Important features New 15.04.3 framework Media-hub exposure of mpris playlist support Update the bluetooth stack to Bluez5 Media consumption (audio) in scopes Smooth refresh of scopes Custom ringtone support Sound notification on low-battery state Download of arbitrary file types in the webbrowser-app Convergence changes for the ubuntu-ui-toolkit
The Samsung Galaxy J3 smartphone is now officially introduced in China, but it is expected that the South Korean company will make it available worldwide in the next couple of weeks. For the time being, the smartphone is not yet available for pre-order, but the Galaxy J3 appears on Samsung China official website. The device is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU, and sports a 5-inch 720p Super AMOLED display. It comes with 1.
HTC One M9e is mid-range smartphone which has been silently released in China only (for now). The phone uses a 5-inch capacitive touchscreen display with support for full HD (1080p) resolution, is powered by a 64-bit 2.2GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6795T Helio X10 processor, has 2GB of RAM memory, 16 GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot that can extend the internal memory up to 2 TB, uses a 13-megapixel back camera with autofocus, LED flash, OIS (optical image stabilization) and full HD (1080p) video recording, a secondary 4-ultrapixel camera for selfies and has a 2.
For those new to Chromecast 2, Chromecast is Googles devices that allows you to stream media to your TV or speakers using your phone, tablet or laptop. You can simply cast your favourite content from your apps on your iPhone, iPad, Android device or laptop right to the biggest screen and best speakers in the house. Chromecast 2 recently released now comes with brand new looks, with lots of improvements which includes improved wi-fi performance which now supports 5GHz and also comes with three internal antennas for optimizing streaming performance.
As you may know, Samsung has started working at Tizen, its own Android flavor, hoping to replace both Android and the Google Play Store on some markets (to cut some of the revenue it gives to Google), when their OS becomes mature enough. This way, Samsung has more control over the device’s software, but unfortunately, it is lacking support for a lot of apps that already run well on Android. Also, Tizen is Samsung’s OS for wearable devices and smart TVs.
The Acer Jade Primo is one of the first smartphones that will support the Windows 10 Continuum feature, permitting the users to transform their smartphone into a desktop system by plugging it into a docking station, mouse, keyboard and a display. The phone will be released with its own dock, keyboard and mouse, but this does not mean that the phone does not support other peripherals. The idea is good, but there are some Continuum limitations haven’t been fixed by Microsoft yet: Only the Windows Store apps work via Continuum (the apps for the ARM architectures, not the desktop versions, for 32 bit and 64 bit architectures).
As you may know, Google has created a cheap, Google Cardboard virtual reality (VR) headset, in order to try and break into the VR market. While Google’s VR set cannot compete with Oculus Rift, some of the users may prefer to spend up to $10 on such a headset to toy around with virtual reality apps. Recently, Google has added Street View walkthroughs support for its Cardboard VR, permitting the users to explore the world from the comfort of their homes, without having to interact with people or annoying neighbours.
Advanced Phone Cleaner & Optimizer is the latest Android phone master optimizer & cleaner with new user interface. Amazing features had been added to this app to improve and boost your phone’s speed by over 80%. This had been tested and confirmed to work. So what makes Advanced Phone Optimizer different from others: Memory (RAM) Optimizer This features enables you to clean up your phone memory and optimize it’s speed by cleaning out redundant running tasks in background Application Manager With this feature, you can easily move apps to SD card, backup apps, install and uninstall multiple apps at the same time.
Agario or Agar.io is the latest hit online game in the world now and its a must play game. The game play is for you to try to become the biggest cell or circle of them all. Control your tiny cell and eat other players to grow larger. In this tutorial I will be showing how to use/install the agario / agar.io bot on an android phone – On your android phone install Dolphin Browser – Install Tampermonkey Dolphin app – Open the installed Dolphin browser Access my website “sysads.
The Ubuntu team have just announced the availability of the second batch of Ubuntu Phone, the BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition. This release is available for pre-order in Europe from BQ’s website. Early this year, the first sets of BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu phones where made available and that ran out so quickly. According to info on website, this latest Ubuntu phone will only be available in the Unión Europea, Norway and Switzerland.
Hearthstone – Heroes of Warcraft is a free-to-play fast-paced digital strategy card game developed by Blizzard Entertainment. Players choose one of nine epic Warcraft heroes to play as, and then take turns playing cards from their customizable decks to cast potent spells, use heroic weapons or abilities, or summon powerful characters to crush their opponent. Below is step by step instruction on how to install Hearthstone on your Android phone. For the purpose of this post, I will be installing it on my Nexus 4 phone.
Microsoft recently announced on its official blog page the removal of the “preview” label from their Office suit for Android apps. As of today, Word for Android tablet, Excel for Android tablet and PowerPoint for Android tablet will be available in the Google Play store as free downloads. These apps join the highly rated OneNote for Android, as well. We are also committed to supporting the Intel chipsets via a native implementation that will be available within a quarter.
The much awaited VLC Player app for Windows Phone is now available in Store for download. Please note that this version is the fist beta of the port of VLC media player to the Windows Phone platform. This is the first version of the port to Windows Phone. VLC media player is a portable, free and open-source, cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports most audio and video compression formats, files and streaming protocols.