Google Fit Is A New Health Platform For Android

Google Fit Is A New Health Platform For Android

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.

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Google’s New Android TV Platform In Action (Video)

Google’s New Android TV Platform In Action (Video)

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.

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New Asus Smartwatch With Android Wear Coming In September (Rumor)

New Asus Smartwatch With Android Wear Coming In September (Rumor)

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.

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A Look At The New Android Auto Platform In Action (Video)

A Look At The New Android Auto Platform In Action (Video)

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.

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New 16GB iPod Touch Gets Taken Apart By iFixit

New 16GB iPod Touch Gets Taken Apart By iFixit

Yesterday Apple released a new 16GB entry level version of the iPod Touch, which came with a reduced price over the previous model, and also the same features, including a rear camera as the 32GB and 64GB models.

Now the guys over at iFixit have managed to get their hands on the updated 16GB iPod Touch, and have taken it apart to see what is inside the device.

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Apple iWatch Team Gets A New Fitness Wearables Expert

Apple iWatch Team Gets A New Fitness Wearables Expert

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.

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$199 16GB New iPod Touch Launched, Other Models Are Now Cheaper

$199 16GB New iPod Touch Launched, Other Models Are Now Cheaper

Earlier today we heard a rumor that Apple would be launching a new cheaper 16GB iPod Touch, the device was supposed to launch next week, but Apple has just made it official.

The new entry level 16GB  iPod Touch comes with the same features as the 32GB and 64 GB models, it retails for $199 and comes with a rear facing 5 megapixel camera, the previous 16GB model did not have a rear camera.

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New 16GB $199 iPod Touch On The Way

New 16GB $199 iPod Touch On The Way

The current iPod Touch comes with a choice of either 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of built in storage, and now according to a recent report, Apple has a cheaper version of the iPod Touch on the way.

The new iPod will retail for $199 and it will come with 16GB of storage the current version is $229, like the current silver only model, the device will be available in six different colors, and it is expected to launch soon.

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Microsoft Working On New Android Smartphones

Microsoft Working On New Android Smartphones

When Microsoft acquired Nokia’s mobile division, it also acquired Nokia’s new Android devices like the Nokia X and the Nokia XL, although as Microsoft’s main focus is on Windows Phone, we expected these to be the last Android devices from the now Microsoft owned Nokia mobile division.

Now according to a recent report, this is not the case, and the new Microsoft Devices division will continue to develop Android smartphones alongside their Windows Phone devices.

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iPhone 6 To Feature New NFC Based Payment System (Rumor)

iPhone 6 To Feature New NFC Based Payment System (Rumor)

The Apple iPhone 6 is expected to come with NFC, this is a rumor we have heard in the past about previous versions of Apple’s iPhone, although according to various reports, the new iphone will finally get NFC.

NFC will apparently be a key technology for the new iPhone 6 and a new mobile payments system, and Apple has apparently signed a deal with NXP to supply the NFC chips for their next generation iPhone, the news comes from Morgan Stanley, and you can see a quote from them below.

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Samsung Terminal Galaxy S5 Is The New Name For Heathrow’s Terminal 5

Samsung Terminal Galaxy S5 Is The New Name For Heathrow’s Terminal 5

Samsung has already seen strong sales of its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, selling 11 million handsets in the first month, and now the company is looking to increase sales of the device in the UK with its latest marketing push.

Samsung is taking over Heathrow’s Terminal 5 for the next two weeks, the terminal will get a new name and will now be called ‘Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5′.

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Netflix Price Increased By £1 In The UK For New Members

Netflix Price Increased By £1 In The UK For New Members

Netflix has announced that it is increasing the price of its monthly subscription plan in the UK and Europe for new members, the price will increase by £1 per month to £6.99.

The good news is that if you are an existing member of Netflix, than your price will not be increased for the next two years, and you will continue to pay £5.99.

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