Google is having another try at entering your living room with their new Android TV platform, it is designed to provide a more simpler and user friendly TV experience that the previous Google TV.
As well as being able to stream content including movies and TV shows, Android TV also comes with gaming, have a look at the video below.
The latest version of Google’s mobile OS is now official, Android 5.0 L, and Google has now released a developer preview of this new smartphone and tablet software.
Yesterday we got to see some photos of Android 5.0 L, and now we have a video of the software running on a Google Nexus 5, from the guys over at Phandroid.
We previously heard a rumor that the new Asus smartwatch would launch some time in quarter three, and now according to a recent report, the device will be launched in September, and it will come with Android Wear.
The news comes from TechCrunch, who have said that Asus are aiming to launch their new Asus Smartwatch some time in September, and we presume that it will be announced at IFA 2014 which takes place in September.
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.
The Apple iPad trade in program has been available in the US for some time, and now Apple is expanding the service to a number of European countries.
Apple is now offering the ability to trade in your iPad when you purchase a new device in the UK, France, Germany and Spain in their retail stores.
Earlier today we heard that Apple and Google had come to an agreement to end their legal cases over patents, this new agreement does not affect the various lawsuits between Apple and Samsung.
Samsung and Apple have been fighting it out in court over the last couple of years, and Samsung have had to pay Apple around $1 billion US dollars after various court rulings.
Google is rumored to be working on a new Android Silver program, which will replace its Nexus line up. We’ve already seen a few reports about its existence, and also hear that Google will not release a Nexus 6 later this year.
According to the prolific @evleaks, Google’s Android Silver will see the light of the day in February 2015. Obviously, it’s not a confirmed news, but we have to give this rumor some weight based on the track record of the well informed leaker.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is another device in Samsung’s S5 range, we recently saw some benchmarks on the handset from AnTuTu, and now the device has appeared in the GFXBench benchmarks.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active will come with a 5.1 inch full high definition display that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, the processor shown in the GFX benchmarks in the quad core Snapdragon 800 processor with a clock speed of 2.5GHz.
We previously told you that the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime would be launching in June, the handset is said to come with tne model number SM-G906.
Now a device with the model number SM-G906L has turned up in the Bluetooth SIG, the handset has just received its Bluetooth certification, which could be an indication that Samsung is about to launch the new Galaxy S5 Prime.
In the console world, there is no bigger battle than the Sony PlayStation versus the Xbox One. In some markets, the PlayStation is the clear winner, while in other markets, the Xbox platform is the winner. However, Sony is looking like a clear victor lately with each months sales.
In the US, Sony’s PlayStation 4 has managed to outsell the Xbox One for the fourth month in a row. This news comes from the NPD Group whose recent figures have proven that the PS4 has sold more units compared to the Xbox One for the month of April in the US. You might remember the days when the Xbox 360 console managed to dominate the US market for more than a year. Well, that was then and this is now. Times have changed.
As for video games in general, the NPD Group says that Titanfall is currently the best selling game at the moment, followed by Call of Duty: Ghosts, NBA 2K14, Minecraft, LEGO The Hobbit, The LEGO Movie Videogame, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Grand Theft Auto V, and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.
Nissan has announced that four gamers will drive for them in the Le Mans 24 hour race, the four drivers started out as gamers, and were put through Nissan’s driver training program.
Two of the gamers will drive in the LM P2 class and two in the Nissan ZEOD RC, which is the company’s electric racer, Mark Shulzhitskiy and Jann Mardenborough join Alex Brundle in new Ligier JS P2.
According to a recent report, McLaren are considering releasing a track version of their McLaren P1 supercar, and the company has apparently written to all 375 owners of the P1 and also potential owners to gauge interest in a new version of the supercar.
The track version of the McLaren P1 is apparently in the early stages, and it will apparently come with even more extreme bodywork than the existing McLaren P1.