NVIDIA has mentioned that its Shield Tablet and Shield Portable devices will soon start receiving the Android 5.1 update. Both devices are currently running Android 5.0 Lollipop, so it was only a matter of time for them to hop on board the Android 5.1 train. NVIDIA mentions the list of changes in its post (mentioned below), so have a gander to learn what’s new with Android 5.1 for the Shield Tablet as well as the Shield Portable from 2013. “As part of the SHIELD tablet experience post-OTA 2.0, we heard your feedback about...

Google is now sending out an update to the Play Services application, which carries Android Auto support for devices like the Samsung Galaxy S6. As we all know, third party Android Auto head units are slowly making their way to the markets courtesy of manufacturers like Pioneer. Head units are available for purchase in the U.S., UK and some other parts of the world and it’s only natural that Google wants the latest Samsung flagship to support these units. You will probably not find any other changes with Play Services as Android...

Rovio Stars have just announced a new game called Plunder Pirates for the Android platform. The Rovio Stars platform is used by other developers to publish their games under Rovio’s banner. Plunder Pirates is originally made by a developer named Midoki. Here are some of the features of Plunder Pirates to give you a better idea of its functioning: BUILD an epic 3D pirate island then spin it 360° to see every angle! ASSEMBLE a crazy pirate crew from 10 seafaring scoundrels! EXPLORE uncharted waters in your mighty galleon! BATTLE...

As expected, Google has formally announced project Fi, their own mobile carrier. Many of the rumored details of the device are true, while others are not. First, Google says that for now, only the Nexus 6 is supported for Project Fi. You may either purchase a new Nexus 6 from Google or receive a special SIM card that you can use with your own Nexus 6 that you already have purchased. Also as expected, Google is running this service off a combination of Sprint, T-Mobile, and Wi-Fi. Instead of being on one network at a time, you will be...

The Mortal Kombat X game has finally made its way to the Play Store today. However, the game is only available in a handful of counties as the developers are treating this as a soft launch for the time being. This means that a majority of the customers worldwide will not be able to download the game. The gameplay is expected to be similar to Injustice: Gods Among Us, which comes from the same developers. We don’t have word on what countries can download the game, but it seems like Canadian users are able to access the game right...

Interested in getting the Samsung Gear Fit wearable on the cheap? You might want to focus your attention towards Amazon where the wearable is being offered for just $135.52 by the retailer. We’re not sure how long this pricing will last, but it makes sense to take full advantage of this deal while you still can. The Gear Fit is over an year old in the market and features a curved OLED panel which wraps around your wrist nicely. It was launched along with the Gear 2 and the Gear Fit, which hasn’t received all that much attention...

The Android Wear app on the Google Play Store has received a new update, bringing some UI changes along with it. This comes as the Android Wear devices started receiving an update which introduced features like WiFi support, emojis, new app drawer and some other handy additions. The update to the companion app introduces Cloud Sync, which allows pairing of the device with the smartwatch over WiFi. This is a big change as Android Wear devices were previously reliant on Bluetooth for pairing and sharing notifications. The update also makes...

HTC forayed into the virtual reality arena with the RE Vive headset back in March. The manufacturer has now announced that they will be sending out units of the headsets to the developers over the summer. This will help them build new apps and games for the platform, offering a wide collection of usable content at the time of the launch. Even Valve will apparently send out units of the RE Vive to developers. The game developer has mentioned that they will send dev kits of the RE Vive continually to the developers, with units apparently...