Just days after Google announced its latest iteration of the popular Chromecast streaming device, Amazon has made an announcement of its own; Amazon sellers are banned from selling any version of the device, or its peer, the Apple TV. The move demonstrates just how serious Amazon is about bolstering its own streaming service, but that hasn't stopped Amazon from offering a friendly spin that seems unrelated to competition.
At the beginning of September the Sphero BB-8 Star Wars themed app-enabled robot became available and pretty much everyone wanted one, even just to play with it for a minute. Well 3Doodler has now made the Sphero BB-8 Star Wars robot a series instead, with the BB-Luke, BB-Darth, BB-3PO and BB-Leia.
The other day Google announced two new Nexus phones during their Nexus event, the Nexus 6P and the Nexus 5X. Both are pretty solid entries into the Nexus brand, with the Nexus 5X in particular being an upgraded version of LG's previous Nexus 5. Since the original announcement, all that has really been known about the launching of either device is that pre-orders are live now, and that they would be shipping out later this month.
Yesterday we launched our new Deals store and while we already have a promo code for everyone to use for 10% off any purchase for a limited time, that certainly isn't all that is going on to help celebrate the launch of the new store. Another event going on happens to be a giveaway for a Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge.
While the big news today regarding the Nvidia Shield Android TV is that GeForce Now will be launching tomorrow, that isn't all of the news regarding Nvidia today. If you live in Europe, all you've really been able to do is stare at pictures of the Shield Android TV. Tomorrow that changes as well since the company has now made it available for European residents.
While this isn't really gaming related, we might as well cover the last piece of hardware Google announced today during their event, Chromecast Audio. This is actually a pretty neat idea that allows users to turn their current speakers at home into 'smart speakers' basically. The whole thing works almost the same as normal Chromecast, except it is for music.
During Google's event this morning, the company announces two new Chromecast devices. One is an improved version of the current Chromecast, complete with a new spherical design. The other is an audio version of Chromecast for speakers, which is admittedly pretty neat in itself.
Google has made two new Nexus devices official today during their Nexus event, the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P. Both devices comes with a lot of similar hardware and features, but the Nexus 6P is bigger in size and features the first full metal body for a Nexus phone.
In pretty much 20 minutes from now Google will be going live with their Nexus event and, of course, they will also be live streaming the entire thing for anyone who can't actually be there. So if you are looking for where to watch the Nexus event, you can do so here or pretty much every other tech website on the internet, or YouTube as well.
The wearables category of mobile devices has gone from being a niche space in consumer electronics to becoming the new frontier of mobile hardware and software development. San Jose based tech firm, Titanium Falcon, hopes to join the ranks of Google, Apple and Fitbit with a clever offering of their own; a gesture driven smart ring known as Talon.
During today's keynote at the Oculus Connect event, Samsung announced a new headset that will be an improvement over the current one, and that it will cost a mere $99 as well. How exactly it will be better wasn't really expanded upon too much, but it will work with more phones.