Google Acquires Jibe Mobile To Help Adopt New Standard For Carrier Messaging

peak Android Today, Google announced that it will be adopting a new standard for carrier messaging called Rich Communications Services (RCS), thus eventually moving on from SMS. The company also announced the acquisition of Jibe Mobile to help bring RCS to its Android products. Here’s what Mike Dodd, Android RCS Software Engineer and Minister of Messaging had to say (and how cool is his title?):… Read More
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OS X El Capitan Now Available To Download

OS X El Capitan Apple has just released OS X 10.11 El Capitan. The update is now rolling out to eligible Mac devices. It’s available in the Mac App Store as a free download. If you don’t see the update right away, don’t panic as it could take a few minutes due to App Store propagation. Apple might as well use a queue system to ensure speedy downloads. Read More

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Why The Nexus 6P Won’t Wobble

nexus-6 Google officially unveiled the Nexus 6P, the successor to its somewhat underwhelming Nexus 6 phone today. The company designed the phone in partnership with Huawei and after today’s event, we had a chance to catch up with Jeff Hoefer, the industrial design manager in charge of the Nexus 6P design. Hoefer joined Google in February after almost nine years at Apple. Read More

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TiVo Unveils BOLT, A Modern, 4K-Ready DVR Designed For The Streaming Era

BOLT_Right Front_Wide Angle The BOLT is a uniquely designed, all-white player offering 4K support as well as a revamped user interface that introduces new features like the ability to skip commercial breaks on recorded content as well as the ability to speed up playback 30 percent faster while listening to pitch-corrected audio. The player also includes TiVo’s popular features like OnePass subscriptions,… Read More

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