Not too long ago, Amazon announced that the Amazon Appstore has surpassed 200,000 apps — 240,000 to be exact. This is a pretty decent number, and should come as a good news for the proud owners of Amazon devices.
Over the weekend, Amazon is offering 30 Android apps, worth $150, for free for its users from the Amazon Appstore. The list is not only limited to games, but it also contains several apps and utilities as well.
Yesterday we heard about Google’s new Android Auto, which will bring connected Android devices to your car, and now we have a video showing the platform in action.
The video below shows some of the features of Android Auto running in a Hyundai, the platform can be controlled with voice commands and also built in controls which are located on the steering wheel.
Apple has Healthkit, and now Google has Google Fit, the company unveiled its new health platform at yesterdays IO conference, we have been hearing rumors about the platform for a while.
Google Fit was previewed at the conference yesterday, and Google plans to release a set of APIs that will allow developers to synchronize data across various devices including wearables, like the new Android Wear smart watches.
Apple has apparently hired a new fitness wearables expert to work with the team that is developing the Apple iWatch. Apple has hired Alex Hsieh, who previously worked at Atlas Wearables, and he is now listed as a firmware developer at Apple.
There are no details on exactly what Ales Hsieh is working on at Apple, but considering his past experience, we suspect he may have joined the Apple iWatch team.
Sky News has announced a new Sky News TV catch up service that will allow you to watch Sky News content whenever you want, it will work in a similar way to their TV and Movie on demand service.
The Sky News catch up service will be available to existing Sky subscribers who have a connected Sky+ HD box, and as well as the most recent news, you will also be able to watch select ‘world changing events’ from the last 25 years.
Earlier today we heard that Netflix would be increasing the monthly cost of their TV and movie streaming service in the UK by £1 and in Europe by 1 Euro.
Now Netflix has announced that they will also be increasing their monthly cost of Netflix in the US by $1 per month, the price increase will only apply to new customers.
Sony PlayStation 4 owners have some good news. Evolution Studios’ Driveclub was supposed to be a launch title for Sony’s new console, but back in October we learned that the game had been pushed into a 2014 release. Well, President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed the Driveclub PS4 release date for all of us who were left wondering.
This highly anticipated title will be released for the Sony PlayStation 4 on October 7th, 2014. That is a delay of almost an entire year, but as Yoshida says “the problem with being ambitious is you have to be prepared to accept there will be challenges along the way.” True enough. Let’s hope that it will be worth the wait.
Rovio is well known for their range of Angry Birds games, which have become some of the world’s most popular mobile games, and now the company has launched a new game, which is called Retry.
Retry, apparently takes its inspiration from Flappy Bird, although unlike Flappy bird, you pilot a plane through various obstacles, the game is apparently very difficult, just like Flappy bird, and shares some similarities in gameplay.
Google Maps is my personal favorite when it comes to navigation and directions, at least for my region. It shows me the shortest possible routes, and helps me get the right directions to my destination.
Recently, the folks at Google pushed out a big update for Google Maps for Android and iOS, and introduced a number of new features and enhancements to improve the app.
Earlier today Motorola announced their latest budget Android smartphone, the Motorola Moto E, when it was announced we heard it would retail for around $117, and now we details on the Moto E UK price.
The Motorola Moto E will retail for just £89 SIM free in the UK, making it one of the cheapest Android devices on the market without the need for a contract.
While sales of computers have slid over the last few years, small companies that make custom computers have grown. The dividing line between those who care about PC performance and those who don’t is more distinct than ever. Specialists like Falcon Northwest, Origin and Digital Storm are where it’s at.
Buying a customized PC isn’t the same as buying an off-the-shelf model, however. While you don’t build the system yourself, you are responsible for picking the components, and a mistake could mean spending hundreds, even thousands, more than necessary. Here’s what you should know before you take your system through checkout.
Chances are, if you’re thinking about building a desktop PC, you have probably owned one in the past. If your old system is still hanging around in a closet or basement somewhere, you can likely make