Silent Circle has revealed a followup to the privacy minded BlackPhone at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. The BlackPhone 2 is a response to the greater amount of government surveillance and hacking attempts in the world. It runs on a forked version of Google’s Android OS, and is currently caters to an enterprise market looking for more secure communications.
Gionee has officially unveiled its latest thin smartphone, the Gionee Elife S7. At 5.5mm thin, the Elife S7 is said to boast two days of battery life, which is pretty impressive for a smartphone this thin. It may not be thinnest device around, but it is pretty slim nonetheless.
While the big companies have gotten their announcements out early, Oaxis also has a few announcements of its own – Oaxis Star.21 and O2. The Star.21 has a unique feature where it only tracks your fitness in a 21-day cycle while the O2 is a more advanced fitness tracker with an LED display.
Blizzard has introduced a new Token system that will allow players to extend their subscriptions using in-game gold. While this isn’t a new innovation, PLEX in Eve Online has been around for years, it looks like buying game time with extra gold may breath new life into the world’s most popular MMORPG.
Twitter employees have been threatened by supporters of the Islamic State for banning accounts belonging to the terrorist group. The threat, which appeared on JustPast.it; a site that allows documents to be uploaded to the internet anonymously. It has also singled out Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey as the main culprit for the bans.
First, there’s Apple Pay then there’s Samsung Pay and now, say hello to Android Pay, a new mobile payment system by Google. At MWC 2015, Sundar Pichai, an executive from Google, just announced this new mobile payment framework and it will be available as an “API layer” to allow other companies to use it.
Just moments ago, Samsung has finally announced its two latest flagship smartphones: the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge. With so much at stake, Samsung has made the bold move of redesigning its sixth iteration of the company’s flagship smartphone from the ground up, using premium materials along the way. But how does it translate to the final product?
Apart from launching Lumia 640 and 640 XL, Microsoft seems to have surprised quite a number of pple in the crowd earlier today by also unveiling its brand new Universal Foldable Keyboard. Just like the previously released Universal Mobile Keyboard, this new Bluetooth wireless keyboard supports Android, iOS and Windows devices.