Visa today announced a consolidation of its disparate payments solutions into Visa Digital Solutions, a suite of products, services and developer tools aimed at bringing payments to smartphones and wearables. Last week, the company launched Checkout, a multi-screen solution for online payments. But omitted from that announcement was an explanation of how Visa plans to
Microsoft’s latest console, Xbox One, is set to receive its August update in the coming days, and beta versions of the SmartGlass companion apps have been updated for Android and Windows Phone. The new version of SmartGlass offers a number of new features, including low battery notifications and detailed activity feeds for each user account. But the
Facebook reported its Q2 earnings this week, and the company boasted record revenues of $2.91 billion and $791 million net income, the latter up over 50% from the same period a year ago. The massive company now has 1.32 billion monthly active users and 829 million daily active users, up 14% and 19% y/y respectively.
If you’re in the market for an upcoming LG G3, available August 1st from Rogers, Bell, Videotron, MTS, SaskTel and Videotron, an accompanying $49.99 QuickCircle case might be the perfect accessory. Unlike last year’s model, the G3 sports a removable back cover, allowing for a case to not only protect the front but give the
LG has committed to updating its malleable Rogers-exclusive LG G Flex to Android 4.4.2 KitKat by the end of July. The device launched in early April with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and while the rest of the world has been using it with KitKat for some time, the Rogers variant has taken an awfully long
Chitika has once again compiled tablet usage (different from market share because it takes actual usage patterns into account), and shows that while Apple still dominates the market, Samsung and Amazon are slowly eating into its share.
Fleksy has been making a relatively big splash in the Android keyboard market over the past year, owing to its unique gesture-friendly input method. The company has announced that Fleksy 3.0, available today, will provide a new user interface and premium themes through the Fleksy Store, similar to what SwiftKey offers.
Launched in April, the OnePlus One still isn’t publicly available to buy. Instead, you have to snag a coveted invitation from the company itself. Despite this, OnePlus is already preparing for a day when the OnePlus One is so widely available, users want to differentiate their own unit from the sea of OnePlus Ones in
Nvidia is ready to put its money where its heart is, assuming that people want a gaming tablet with an optional gamepad. Unveiled today, the Nvidia Shield Tablet is a C$329 device with a 1200p screen and the first consumer-ready Tegra K1 SoC, the ultra-fast gaming CPU/GPU combo revealed in January at CES. The Cortex-A15
Parrot is on its way to releasing two MiniDrones in Canada over the next few weeks — smaller, cheaper and more acrobatic alternatives to the company’s popular AR.Drone 2.0 quadricopter. In the run-up to the release of the rolling-flying hybrid Rolling Spider and versatile high-Jumping Sumo, the company has released a new controller app, FreeFlight