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Kif Leswing / Tech Insider:
Report: Google seeking Apple-like control of Nexus phone manufacturing process, reducing involvement of hardware partners   —  Google's got a case of iPhone envy (GOOG, AAPL)  —  Google is planning to take more control over the design of its Nexus smartphones, taking steps to make the line …
Feb 1, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Fortune:
BlackBerry Priv Android smartphone, featuring a curved 5.4" 2560x1440 touchscreen and a slide-out keyboard, is now available for pre-order in UK for £579.99   —  BlackBerry Priv finally available for pre-order, specs confirmed  —  If you've ever wanted a smartphone that combines …
Oct 17, 2015, 10:10 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
Google adds Waze to batch of apps that can be pre-installed on Android devices   —  Waze gets Google's greenlight to be pre-installed on Android  —  When Google purchased Waze for roughly $1.15 billion in 2013, it was easy to assume that it would largely end up folded into Google Maps.
Mar 3, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
Nest to replace old Dropcams for free before they go dark April 15   —  One downside of having products that require cloud services in order to work is that the physical objects can suddenly become obsolete.  —  Over the weekend, Dropcam announced a “legacy camera replacement program,” …
Jan 26, 2015, 3:25 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
Twitter's app is no longer available for Google Glass   —  Twitter's app is no longer available from the Glassware page for Google Glass, which could indicate that Twitter has decided to stop supporting the platform, or the company could be working on a new version to go with the next generation of Glass hardware.
Oct 27, 2014, 2:45 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
Manual for iOS gives photographers DSLR-style control in a well-designed app   —  Looking for an iPhone camera app with a wealth of manual settings?  Check out Manual, which takes advantage of new iOS 8 camera capabilities to give photographers a surprising amount of control.
Sep 24, 2014, 9:10 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
T-Mobile will start offering personalized router for Wi-Fi calling; all new phones will have ability to make Wi-Fi calls and texts out of the box   —  T-Mobile will give you a customized router for better Wi-Fi calling  —  After Apple announced Wi-Fi calling support in iOS 8 …
Sep 10, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
Samsung's Gear S is the first third-party smartwatch to get Nike+   —  Samsung's Gear S smartwatch will come with a Nike+ Running app pre-installed that will take advantage of the device's large screen and cellular connection.  —  The Samsung Gear S was only announced earlier this week and it's already compiling a nice library of apps.
Aug 29, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
StumbleUpon rolls out a UI redesign for Android with an emphasis on social notifications   —  Stumbleupon's new Android redesign introduces an activity center to the venerable link discovery service — now new followers or shared links will trigger a notification.
Jul 29, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Gigaom:
TouchPico lets you project an Android screen onto any wall, control it with a stylus   —  Here's a novel way to control Android on a projector  —  A new Indiegogo is selling a Android-equipped pico projector which integrates an infrared pen to approximate a touch interface.
Jul 28, 2014, 11:45 PMIn context

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