Night navigation with Google Maps now made easier, safer

Night Mode, the new feature from Google Maps, gives more comfort to drivers during the night as it enables the users to easily navigate in the dark Night Mode option has been in demand by users of Google Maps for a long time. Google Maps has added the Night Mode option to iOS users.

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New Moto X launch this week; leaked photos reveal possible features and hardware

While the company has yet to release an official statement or at least a preview, multiple sources have begun sharing photos of what is believed to be the new Moto X, which features a screen of either 5.2- or 5.5-inch size and more advanced hardware.

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Gogoro, the first smartscooter will start shipping its 400 pre-ordered units in Taipei

The company Gogoro will start shipping preordered Gogoro Smart Scooter in Taipei. The Taiwanese company started to accept orders on June 27 adding up Gogoro Plus, Gogoro's newest series in silver, blue, orange and yellow. The basic model costs $4000 while Gogoro Plus costs $4300.

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Google+ Photos shuts down this August, but Google Photos live on

Google's photo sharing solution Google+Photos is shutting down on August 1. It is often confused with Google Photos, which is a totally different app. Notice it lacks the "+." This app is Google's unlimited free photo host, which the giant tech company launched in May.

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Twitter copies Facebook with new article previews auto-expand on Android and iOS devices update

It seems like Twitter is slowly turning into Facebook, especially with its new update featuring article previews auto-expanding on mobile devices.

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Inside Darkode: a malware called Dendroid designed to steal data from Android phones

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken down an alleged major hacker's forum on the Internet. This was announced by the agency through the webpage of the US Department of Justice's Office of Public Affairs.

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New android wear update moves with wrist gestures

Google's android update has been equipped with several new features taking the smart watches further up on the value chain. Android wear watches update is available with Moto 360, LG G Watch R, Samsung Gear Live, Sony Smart watch, etc. The rolling out of android wear update is being expanded gradually to other devices.

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BlackBerry snags two new domain names as Android chatter heats up

BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO), which has been coy about its ambitions to make a mainstream Android smartphone, fueled more speculation about its plans this week when it scooped up two Android-related domain names.

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Fujifilm touts the new anti-smartphone camera X-T10 as a treat for purist photographers

In what seems to be the smaller alternative for X-T1, Fujifilm touts the anti-smartphone camera X-T10 the best pick for its price. Basically, X-T10 is projected towards traditional photographers who are obsessed with the complexities of manual camera adjustments or settings. In other words, Fujifilm claims X-T10 to be a handy and worthy companion for the ones who despise touchscreen and adore the touch of physical buttons.

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Microsoft restructures phone business; cuts 7,800 jobs

Microsoft is writing off the $7.6 billion that it paid to buy Nokia's handset unit in 2014 and dropping some 7,800 jobs in its roll, most of them from the phone business. The reductions will take place over the next few months.

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Twitter unveiled its much-awaited Mobile Ads Manager; makes you track ads on the go

This is as chirpy as it gets! Yes, we are talking about Twitter. The world's most adored microblogging website recently rolled out its much awaited Mobile Ads Manager. The company tweeted on its official Twitter handle.

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Car dashboards that act like smart phones raise safety issues

When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, two things are clear: Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them.

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HTC Desire Eye on AT&T to receive Android 5.0 update; Other HTC models to follow throughout 2015

Owners of the HTC Desire Eye smartphone on AT&T with Android 4.0 and higher should finally be getting a total system update to Android 5.0 in the following days, HTC has confirmed.

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HTC says won't consider merger with Asustek

Last week, Asustek Computer Inc (Asus) chairman Johnny Shih in an internal company meeting had suggested that it may be a possibility to buy Taiwan-based smartphones and tablets manufacturer, HTC. However, HTC came out with its own statement on Monday, saying it will not consider a merger with Asus and also pointed out that no formal or informal talks had ever taken place in connection with the said acquisition.

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Virgin America upgrades in-flight entertainment with Dysonic’s '3D sound'

To enhance passengers in-fight entertainment experience, United States-based airline carrier, Virgin America is introducing its latest version of its "Red system", which works on an Android platform and uses a high resolution multi-touch screen, like today's smartphones. The Android-based entertainment systems also gets more storage capacity, more games, improved maps and surround sound technology from startup Dysonics.

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