Monthly Archive: September 2015

Apple iPhone 6S

Verizon Announces iPhone Upgrade Program

Verizon announces that they are offering a new iPhone upgrade program, which allows customers to upgrade their iPhones annually. The catch is that to be eligible for this program customers just need to ensure that they have paid off at least half of the device’s retail cost.

Google Voice Search

Google Voice Search Is Now Faster And More Reliable

The Google Speech Team have announced that they are improving their neural network acoustic models that will vastly improve Google Voice Search. To achieve this the team is using Connectionist Temporal Classification (CTC) and sequence discriminative training techniques, which are more accurate, especially in noisy environments, and they are blazingly fast.

Samsung Gear VR

New Samsung Gear VR Announced, Will Cost $99 At Launch

Today, Samsung and Oculus have announced a new and refined Gear VR aimed to consumers. Samsung claims that the new version is 22 percent lighter than the previous Innovator Edition launched earlier this year. This latest version is compatible with even more smartphones including Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, S6 and S6 edge.

Google LG Nexus 5X & Huawei Nexus 6P- Retail Boxes

Google Nexus 5X And Nexus 6P Packaging Leaked

A leaked image reveals the retail boxes for Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones. The packaging uses a rectangular box that looks like it has a cardboard accent sleeve, and use a stylized graphic or cutout of “X” for Nexus 5X and “P” for Nexus 6P, with what looks like a new Android stock wallpaper peeking through.