android m dev prevJust like how Apple has been seeding iOS 9 betas to developers and the public, Google has also been steadily releasing developer previews of their next-gen mobile operating system Android M. So far there have been two releases with the third expected for a release by the end of July.

Given that we are at the end of July, where is the release? As it turns out, it looks like the release of Android M developer preview 3 has been delayed. This has been confirmed by Googler Wojtek Kalicinski where he posted on Google+ saying, “We want this to be a near final release to test your apps on, but we need a little more time to get it out to you.” Read full post →Android M Developer Preview 3 Has Been Delayed

shield-tablet-review-32Slightly more than a week ago, we did hear that the NVIDIA SHIELD Portable has received the Android 5.1 Lollipop update, and just earlier this morning, we brought you word that the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet has been issued a recall due to a potential overheating hazard. Well, perhaps it would be a good idea to just send in your device for the recall and obtain a new one from NVIDIA, rather than to go ahead with the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update instead.

Read full post →NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Gets Android 5.1.1 Update

xperiac5ultram5leak2-630x472Sony has an event planned for the 3rd of August in which we can only assume new phones will be launched. We had speculated that maybe we might see the Xperia Z5 and the Xperia C5 Ultra, but as it turns out we might see an additional device in the form of the Xperia M5, thanks to leaked photos obtained by (via Android And Me).

As you can see in the photos, the Xperia C5 Ultra is the larger of the two. The handset is rumored to sport a 6-inch Full HD display but thanks to its bezel-free display, it makes it look smaller than it is which is a good thing especially if you find it hard to grip phablets in one hand. It is also rumored to be powered by a 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6752 processor with 2GB of RAM. Read full post →Sony Xperia C5 Ultra, Xperia M5 Photos Leaked

yotaphone-2-lollipopEarlier this year you might have heard that the YotaPhone 2 would be making its way stateside. If you were excited to get your hands on the phone, you were not alone as we were just as excited to check it out ourselves. Unfortunately it looks like that will no longer be happening, as confirmed by the company.

The company behind the YotaPhone 2 has recently published a statement in which they confirm that the US launch of the handset has been cancelled. According to them, “The reason for our cancelled launch is due to unforeseen delays including both production and delivery of the North American variant of YotaPhone 2 from our manufacturer.” Read full post →YotaPhone 2 US Launch Has Been Cancelled

Recently, many cloud music streaming services have sprung out, and almost every music lover has playlists on one of them. You can easily stream music from anywhere in the world for free and even see what others are listening. However, cloud music cannot match the comfort and satisfaction of listening to your personal music collection on your PC.

It is fair to say that building and maintaining a music collection is most convenient on PC. That’s particularly true if you have a mix of MP3 backups from your CDs, along with digital downloads. Once organized neatly, you just want to reuse this as much as possible, including on your mobile.

With the help of some dedicated tools and some patience, you can stream all your favorite songs from your PC right onto your Android Phone.

In this tutorial, we are going to show how you can stream your music collection from PC to Android. Read full post →How To Stream Music From PC to Android, With Muzecast

Memes can be found all over the internet and are very fun to read, or build. In most cases, these are simple pictures with two lines of text, enough to put a smile on your face. The best part is, anyone can create these memes and publish them to the world. The only thing required is some humor and the right tools

In this tutorial, we are going to show how you can create a meme using a free meme generator. The process is simple and you should build your first Meme in minutes. Read full post →How To Make a Meme (Easy)

toyota-hsrWe did hear of Toyota’s HSR before – which is short for “human support robot”, and it will sport a solitary mechanical arm that has the ability to grasp objects of different shapes as well as sizes, and not only that, there is also an integrated suction cup that will allow it to pick up smaller items without missing a beat. Back then in 2012, it was just a proof of concept, but it is now available, and disabled folks are also rather happy with it at the moment despite being able to perform just a solitary and simple task, that is, picking stuff up.

Read full post →Toyota’s HSR Picks Up Stuff After You

firechatBack in March last year, we did hear of Firechat, an app that has plans to enable folks to send messages to one another without the need for any kind of Internet connectivity. This offline chat is said to work best when the recipients happen to be within 10 meters of one another. This mobile app that runs on iOS and Android platforms will allow users to chat and message each other without the need for any mobile data connection.

Read full post →Firechat Lets One Message Sans Internet Connection

bmw i3There is a pilot program that is being run by a utility company in California, where a hundred BMW i3 owners have been chosen to participate in a research, being given $1,000 in the process. The whole idea of this would be to have an adequate sample field to measure the impact charging times that has on the electrical grid of the San Francisco Bay Area. This particular trial will run for 18 months by the Pacific Gas & Electric company, kicking of this week in order to attempt in reducing the impact that electric cars have on the grid.

Read full post →BMW i3 Owners Get Paid To Charge Their Vehicles Based On Selected Schedule

destiny-taken-king-ps4Earlier this month, we reported that the Limited Edition Destiny: The Taken King PS4 bundle is all set to arrive later this September, and here is some more good news for those of you who are on the lookout for this unique bundle. Pre-orders of Limited Edition Destiny: The Taken King PS4 Bundle are now open, where you will be able to bring one home for $399.99 a pop – or $449.99 CAD if you’re living in the Great White North.

Read full post →Limited Edition Destiny: The Taken King PS4 Bundle Pre-Orders Open