Amazon Fire Tablet Gets New Color and Storage Options

Amazon just announced new color and storage options for its Fire tablet. There are three new colors (magenta, blue, and tangerine) to join the black option for $49.99. There’s also a new 16GB version for $69.99. In addition to that,…

Oculus Rift Ships, SDK Updated

Facebook’s Oculus announced pre-orders for the Oculus Rift virtual reality device in January for $599. The company just announced that shipping to over 20 countries and regions is now underway. Kickstarter units are shipping today while the first pre-ordered Rifts…

Google Just Renamed The Chromecast App

Google announced that it has renamed the Chromecast app to fit better with its strategy of providing cast technology across more device. When the app was first launched, the Chromecast name made sense because Chromecast was the only device that…

Amazon Unveils Echo Dot and Amazon Tap

Amazon announced two new Alexa-enabled devices called Echo Dot and Amazon Tap. Describing the former, an Amazon spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice controlled device that uses the same far-field voice recognition as Echo. Directly connect Echo…

Crowdfunded Ion Belt puts a complete smartphone recharge around your waist

​Portable battery boosters are a great idea. Trouble is you’ve always left them at home when your phone decides to haemorrhage its last 20% of battery and leave you in the lurch. This Kickstarter project is looking to solve that…

Fashion brands up the smartwatch game with designer Android Wear watch faces

​Already tired of your smartwatch’s limited array of customisation options? Yeah, us too. Well, Google has partnered with a number of fashion brands to bring a new mix of designer Android Wear watch faces to the mix and bolster those…

Domino’s Apple Watch app will tell you when it’s pizza time

​The only thing worse than a hangover is a New Year’s Day hangover, but help is now just a screen tap away for Apple Watch owners. Domino’s Easy Order App for the wearable lets users order a slice of hangover-banishing…

Fitbit launches its first colour touchscreen tracker with the Blaze

Fitbit is the market leader in wearables, so it might come as a surprise to hear that it’s only just announced its first colour touchscreen device. Billed as a ‘smarter fitness tracker’ rather than a smartwatch, the Fitbit Blaze was…

Kids can play whack-a-mole with these new Skechers

If you’ve ever experienced the joy of owning those light-up trainers as a kid – you know, the ones that had flashing red lights on the side when you walked – you’ll understand why kids will love these new gaming…

Hands-on with Casio’s rugged Android Wear watch

You might not think that by looking at this thing, but the larger-than-life Casio Smart Outdoors Watch WSD-F10 marks a serious step forward in smartwatch evolution, honest. Not only is it the first true smartwatch designed for the wannabe Bear…

Amazon Claims Record Weekend For Its Devices

Amazon says it had a record holiday shopping weekend for sales of its devices. While the company didn’t reveal any hard numbers, it says it sold “millions of devices” and 3x over last year. The top-selling products across all of…

Microsoft’s Zune Completely Dead Now

Microsoft first released the Zune as its competitor to Apple’s iPod in 2006. While the device looked promising at the time, it just didn’t work out. It was discontinued in 2011, but the brand and some associated capabilities have lingered…

Google Unveils New Nexus Phones, Pixel C Tablet

Google made a bunch of announcements at a press event today, including the new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio, which we talked about here. Among the announcements were three new Android devices from the company. Two of these are new Nexus…

Netflix, Hulu And Others Headed To Virtual Reality

You’ll soon be able to watch Netflix, Hulu, and other video streaming services in virtual reality, it was revealed today at an Oculus developers conference. At first, the new experiences will just let you watch content like normal in virtual…

Amazon Just Unveiled A Bunch Of New Fire Devices

Amazon has been making headlines over the failure of its Fire Phone, but its Fire tablets and Fire TV devices live on with new models just being unveiled in time for the holiday shopping season. The company announced a new…

Amazon Makes Echo Smart Device Available To The Masses

Last year, Amazon unveiled Echo, its smart device that serves as a speaker and a virtual assistant. Until now, it’s been available on an invitation basis, but on Tuesday, Amazon announced that it’s now available to all customers. You can…

Amazon Launches New Store for Shark Tank Stuff

Ok, not just Shark Tank stuff – Amazon wants to sell you all the hot new gadgets and gizmos. The company has just launched a new storefront called Amazon Exclusives, which “gives customers direct access to innovative new products from…

Google Glass Will Be Back When It’s ‘Perfect’

Last month, Google Glass Explorer Edition went off the market. While it’s been pretty clear that the device would be back in one capacity or another, a plethora of articles have been written about how the device is “dead”. Glass…

Google Glass: If You Want One, You Better Get It Now

As has been widely reported, Google Glass, at least in its current form, is going away. Google says it will continue to develop the technology, and we might see a different version somewhere down the line, but the Glass Explorer…

Google Glass: Looking Back On 3 Years Of Ridicule

It was nearly three years ago that Google first unveiled its “crazy future glasses,” under the label Project Glass, which would go on to become known as simply “Google Glass”. Now, as you may have heard, Google is halting general…