LG G3 Software Update Released

LG G3

LG has released a software update for their LG G3 smartphone, the update is designed to fix a number of bugs and issues on the handset.

One of the issues that has been addressed in this new software update for the LG G3 is a lag issue with the user interface, that a number of owners of the handset had reported.

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Google USB Security Key Unveiled To Strengthen Your Account Security

Google USB Security Key

In addition to the 2-Step Verification Google has today announced even stronger protection for security sensitive individuals in the form of the Google USB Security Key.

Google users can strengthen the security of their accounts on top of the already implemented 2-Step Verification, that once implemented asks for a verification code from your phone in addition to your password by using the new Security Key.

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Apple Maps Gets New Tool For Local Business

Apple Maps

Apple has launched a new tool for Apple Maps, which is designed to help local business get listed on their map software, the new tool is called Apple Maps connect.

Maps Connect will let business owners add content directly into Apple Maps, and the service is free, and allows business owners to list their business on Apple’s mapping software.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android Lollipop Update Teased

Android Lollipop Update

Samsung is expected to release the Android Lollipop update for a range of its Galaxy devices, and now the company has teased the update for their new Galaxy Note 4 smartphone.

The photo above was posted on Twitter by Samsung, and as we can see the company will be bringing the Android Lollipop update to the Galaxy Note 4.

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EasyTouch Capacitive Touch Sensor Supports Arduino And Raspberry Pi (video)

Capacitive Touch Sensor

Makers and hobbyists that are looking for a capacitive touch sensor for a project, might be interested in a new touch sensor board called the EasyTouch.

The EasyTouch capacitive touch sensor can be used with either the Arduino platform or the Raspberry Pi mini PC using the EasyPlug breakout board if required. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the EasyTouch project and see it in action.

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Moto 360 Android Wear Update Released

Moto 360

Motorola has released an Android Wear update for their Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch, the update comes in the form of Android Wear 4.4W.2 and it brings a range of improvements and new features to the Moto 360.

The latest Android Wear update for the Moto 360 brings a new battery saving mode, a number of UI tweeks, and various bug fixes, you can see what is included in the update below.

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Razer Nabu Smartband Arrives At The FCC (video)

Razer Nabu

Originally unveiled at the beginning of this year during the CES 2014 technology show in January, very little has been heard about the new Razer Nabu smartband since, and it now seems that Razer has been busy finalising the design for a consumer launch.

This week the Razer Nabu smartband has been spotted making its way through the FCC and indicates that the Nabu might soon be available to purchase, directly from Razer and its stockists.

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iPad Air 2 Benchmarks Reveal Impressive Performance

iPad Air 2

Apple’s new iPad Air 2 goes on sale this week, the new tablet comes with an Apple A8X processor, and now we have some benchmarks on the iPad Air 2.

The iPad Air 2 has appeared on Geekbench, and the results are impressive, the benchmarks also revealed that the Apple A8x processor is a triple core 1.5GHz processor and the tablet comes with 2GB of RAM.

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Carvey 3D Carving Machine Raises Over $240,000 In 48hrs (video)

3d carving machine

Carvey a new 3D carving machine that has launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website this week, and in just 48 hours blasted past its $50,000 pledge goal, raising more than $240,000 in just 48 hours.

The new Carvey machine takes the form of a CNC router and milling system that has been specifically designed for desktop use by makers and hobbyists and is available to back for just under $2,000 with delivery starting in late 2015.

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Pawse Is an Automatic Dog Leash

Pawse

If you are a dog owner, then you know how difficult it can be to get your dogs collar back on its leash, Matt Libby has come up with a solution called Pawse.

Pawse is a a device that attaches to your dog collar, turning your existing collar into one with a built in leash, and it makes it easier to get your dog under control quickly, without having to fumble about putting their leash back on the collar, have a look at the video below.

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HTC Desire 820 mini goes on sale in China

htcminiA smaller version of the HTC Desire 820 has now gone on sale in China. The HTC Desire 820 Mini ditches the 5.5-inch 720p display of the original in favor of a slightly smaller five-inch version, but it keeps the same resolution and like most phones in this class, has marginally downgraded internal components within that plastic frame.

If you like the phone, but don’t need it at full power, this may be a good alternative. According to the company’s Tmall listing, the processor has been changed from a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 for a quad-core Snapdragon 400 clocked at 1.2Ghz. It also features 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage with microSD expansion.
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Candy Crush Soda Saga hits Facebook

Candy CrushIt’s a mystery to me as to why, but Candy Crush is considered to be one of the most popular mobile games in the world. Don’t believe me? The developers of the game are said to be making over $600,000 a day on this game. You and I are clearly in the wrong profession.

Well, if you are tired of playing Candy Crush Saga, King has launched Candy Crush Soda Saga on Facebook. The game is meant to be a companion game to the Candy Crush Saga title. The game was in testing for a while, but now it is ready for prime time.
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