Thursday, August 28, 2014

Apple Preparing New Largest-Ever iPad To Debut in 2015

We've got information on the next-generation of the iPad. Bloomberg reportedly says, that Apple is preparing a 12.9-inch iPad, the brand's largest tablet yet. The unveiling should take place during the September 9 product event are reportedly scheduled to commence by the first quarter of 2015.

Apple's decision on creating bigger tablet is most likely to compete with Samsung and Microsoft who've been kicking out in the market with their 12.2-inch and 12-inch models respectively. With everyone consuming more robust contents and videos, larger displays just make sense and Apple wants in.

Speaking that September 9 event. Techie are expecting Apple will also show off the new iPhone 6 with just said they have two versions, a 4.7-inch model and a 5.5-inch model.

But the question is, are they gonna fix that shockingly short battery life? What good is bigger display if you have to charge your device 16 time per day.

Square Cash Sends Money by Text

In the world of apps, there's a new option for sending money to a friend. The Square Cash app has been updated (Android and iOS) so you can send money over a text message. It used to need an email address but now all you need is a mobile phone number.

Since the email version launched in November, Sqaure says, people have used to transfer hundreds of million of dollars. It's another example of the growing demand for an easy way to send money without fees.

You can also send money with the Paypal. And if you're really want to cut-out the middleman, there is always Bitcoin.

Surface Pro 3 Overheating

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is also suffering from overheating issues. The tablet just came out a few weeks ago in early August. Customers are reporting that the fan goes into overdrive on the most simple tasks and it doesn't take long for it to trigger the computer to shutdown and show a temperature warning icon.

It seems the problem is with Surface Pro 3 is that having an Intel Core i7 processor. Microsoft says, a fix is in the works.

HP Power Cord Recall

Hewlett-Packard is recalling more than 6 million of its power cords because of an overheating problem, creating a potential fire and burn hazard. If you have an HP or compact laptop even an HP accessory, check if the cord has LS-15 stamp on the AC adapter end. These cords came with products that were made in September of 2010 to June of 2012. But not all HP, compact notebooks and mini notebooks sold during that time used this LS-15 cords. HP will give anyone with this cord a free replacement.

This isn't the first time HP had a deal with overheating chargers. The HP Chromebook 11 was pulled from shelves in 2013 because the charger was prone to overheating.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Nexus X Will Run Android 5.0 'Lemon Meringue Pie'

We've heard as far as last month that there was a Nexus phablet in the works codename "Shamu". The device is expected to have a 5.9-inch screen at a 1440x2560 screen resolution with a finger print sensor made by Motorola.

Now Phone Arena reports, it will be launch as the Nexus X with other rumoured specs including 2.7GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and a 13 megapixel rear camera with optimal image stabilization.

The next-generation Nexus in the new leaked photos shows by TKtechnews, the upcoming Google's Nexus X will run Android 5.0 and could be named “Lemon Meringue Pie.” an upgraded version from its Android 4.x Ice Cream Sandwich

GoPro Fetch For Dogs and PawTrack For Cats

If you want a video from a different perspective, how about strapy the GoPro to your doggie. GoPro is now selling a $60 camera harness for dogs called the GoPro Fetch so you can capture your best friend's perspective.

And cat lovers, you don't have to fill up out of the pet tech, there's a GPS tracking collar just for cats and it's called the PawTrack. The creators in London are raising money on Kickstarter and planning to sell it in November for $125 with a $10 monthly tracking fee.