Samsung Galaxy Tab A Lands In The US

Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Samsung has started selling their new Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablets in the US, there are two versions of the device, one with an 8 inch display, the other with a 9.7 inch display.

The 8 inch version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab A is available for $230 and the 9.7 inch version of the tablet is available for $300.

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MakerBot Mobile 2.0 For Android Now Available For Download

MakerBot Mobile

Troubled 3D printer manufacturer Makerbot that has recently seen profits tumble and needed to restructure its workforce, has this week released a new Makerbot Mobile app for Android devices in the form of version 2.0.

Version 2.0 of the Makerbot Mobile app brings with a number of new features tweaks and enhancements and will soon be followed up by the release of version 2.1 says Makerbot. Allowing users to access various device preferences and notifications on their Android devices.
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Motorola Moto 360 Price Dropped To $180

Moto 360

The Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch normally retails for $249.99 although Motorola has dropped the price of their Android Wear smartwatch to $179.99.

This appears to be a temporary price drop and there are no details on how long the Moto 360 will be available for at this lower price.

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LG Call App For Android Wear Released

watch urbane

LG has released a new Android Wear app for its new LG Watch Urbane, the app is called LG Call and the app gives you information about your recent call, contacts and more on your smartwatch.

The LG Call app allows you to make a call from your smartwatch using a dial pad, your favourite contacts and it also shows you recent calls.

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Grooveshark Music Streaming Service Closes Down

Grooveshark

Today the troubled streaming music service Grooveshark has announced that it will be closing its doors and will stop streaming music, ending the legal action started by Warner, Sony, and Universal Music back in 2011.

In an announcement today Grooveshark apologised for some “serious mistakes” it had made whilst streaming music without securing licences from the rights holders.
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PlayStation 4 Worldwide Sales Pass 22.3 Million

PlayStation 4 Worldwide Sales

In Sony’s latest financial report that has been released this week the Japanese company reports on its PlayStation 4 worldwide sales, revealing that its next-generation PS4 console that launched back in 2013 has now sold more than 22.3 million units worldwide.

To put this into perspective Sony has need to sell over 44,000 PlayStation 4 consoles every day since launch to reach that figure, and Sony is expecting to sell another 16 million units before the end of March 2016.
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Sony HMZ Head Mounted Displays Discontinued To Focus On VR

Sony display HMZ-T3

It has been reported today by the Japanese news website AV Watch, that Sony has decided to stop development and manufacture of its Sony HMZ series of head mounted displays.

Instead Sony is now going to focus all its research and development into the launch of its virtual reality headset codenamed Morpheus. That is currently being developed to be used with Sony’s next generation PlayStation 4 games console.
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Autodesk Spark 3D Printing Software Will Be Embedded In Windows 10

Spark 3D Windows 10

This week Autodesk the creators of a wide range of CAD software for designers, architects, and engineerings and also the creators of the 3D printing software Spark 3D.

Have announced that the Spark 3D software will be integrated into Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 operating system, providing easy access to a range of 3D printing functions directly from your Windows desktop PC, without the need to install any additional 3D printing software.
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