LG has done a good job with the 2014 flagship smartphones. There are some things that could be better, but after all the LG G4 is a solid smartphone. What some people are waiting for is the successor to the curved LG Flex 2, and if you are one of them, continue reading.
Today has been pretty interesting day, with several new announcements from Motorola, but they weren't the only one to reveal new products. Qualcomm has announced today the first wireless charging feature that actually works on devices with metal casing.
Motorola Moto G and Moto X weren't the only smartphones announced today on Motorola's event. The company has announced third smartphone called Moto X Play. The handset is very similar to the Moto X Style, but there are some key changes to the handset.
Samsung Galaxy J5 is now officially available for purchase in Europe. The smartphone is priced at €234.99 in Germany and can be bought from the mobile carrier Orange. It is also listed on the company's German website, but there is no word when it will arrive at other markets.
During today's event, Motorola has officially announced affordable Moto G (2015). The third-generation smartphone pretty much comes with the rumoured specs. There are two versions, one with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage, and one with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
Thirteen large American companies, including tech companies, have signed on to a $140 pledge to fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions. Apple, Google, and Microsoft have signed this pledge. The companies are working with the Obama administration.
Interactive notifications have been turned on for Twitter on iOS. A small update for the app has enabled those notifications. Users can now favorite tweets that show up while they are in another app and the interactive notifications also let users reply to tweets.
Apple may not come out with a 4-inch iPhone 6c after all. Despite some recent reports saying the phone would arrive in the fall, that may not be the case. In an investor note, Cowen and Company analyst Timothy Arcuri said Apple had plans for a 4-inch iPhone but dropped them.
Square Enix announced Dragon Quest XI: In Search of the Departed Time will reach Nintendo and Sony platforms during its latest Dragon Quest presentation in Japan. The game is definitely coming to the PlayStation 4 and 3DS. It's likely the game will be on Nintendo NX.
A class action lawsuit against Apple and Nike has been settled. The case was based around incorrect advertising claims for the Nike+ FuelBand and since there is a settlement, customers who purchased the FuelBand between January 19, 2012 and June 17, 2015 will receive money.
Apple hasn't confirmed it is working on an electric vehicle, but it has made enough acquisitions and hires to suggest it is. A report from Manager Magazin (Germany) says BMW and Apple are in talks to allow the carbon fiber body from BMW's i3 to be adopted for Apple's car.
WordPress' latest transparency report reveals the company has denied 43% of DMCA takedown requests since the beginning of 2015. The first six months of the year saw 4,679 DMCA requests and 12% of those were considered "abusive." Most requests came from third-parties.
Best Buy announced through a press release over the weekend that the Apple Watch will be available from the retailer online and in stores on August 7. The Apple Watch will initially be available from 100 stores in the United States and availability will expand later this year.
Motorola's latest flagship is the Moto X Style, a 5.7-inch smartphone that is customizable, just like previous versions of the Moto X. Compared to earlier models, the Moto X Style is more powerful with a 5.7-inch Quad HD display and 21 MP rear camera.
An alternative to The Onion Router has been created and it may be superior. Hornet, like Tor, is a private browser that lets people browse the web anonymously, but it is faster than the notoriously slow Tor. Hornet stands for "high-speed onion routing at the network layer."