Apps and Software Guide
Mark your calendars Apple device users! September 17 will be the date when iOS 8 will start rolling out on your iPhones and/or iPads.
The ThL L969 is another addition to your selection of less expensive 4G LTE-capable smartphones. Selling for around PhP 6,000, the L969 comes with a 5-inch touchscreen, 5MP camera, and a quad-core processor.
Solmail and SolCalendar, from Daum Communications Corp., are two apps that you can download to help manage your emails and schedule. Solmail lets you access emails from multiple accounts on a single app while SolCalendar lets you sync and share your schedule with just one tap.
OneDrive increases its file size limit to 10GB. Aside from this, it brings new features such as allowing faster syncing and Dropbox-like file sharing.
Viber rolled out version 5.0 for both Android and iOS. Viber 5.0 brings a major update, now allowing video calls.
If you purchased an app on Google Play and it didn't deliver as you expected, you can now return the app and get a full refund within two hours after purchase.
Launched in July, the Gionee ELIFE S5.5 is composed of a 5-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen, front-and-back Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, and a 5.5mm-thin metallic chassis. Its premium build makes it one of the most expensive octa-core smartphones in the market today.
In addition to the Intel Atom-powered tablets that were introduced last June at Computex, ASUS unveiled the MeMO Pad 7 (ME572C) at IFA 2014. The new tablet also uses 64-bit technology and ZenUI-flavored Android KitKat OS.
ASUS marks its official entry to the wearable device space by introducing the ZenWatch (WI500Q) smartwatch. Running on Android Wear, the ZenWatch has a 1.64-inch touchscreen, Snapdragon 400 processor, and a 1.4Wh polymer battery.
In addition to the Gear VR, Samsung also introduced another wearable device in the form of the Gear S. Powered by Tizen OS, the new smart watch sports a 2-inch touchscreen and supports 3G. Learn more about the Gear S in this article.