T-Mobile Rolls Out Native Video Calling To Select Samsung Phones

Screen Shot 2015-09-03 at 12.48.12 PM There are a number of apps that let smartphone users make video calls today, including Skype, Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts, and more, as well as built-in apps like Apple’s FaceTime, for example. But this morning, mobile carrier T-Mobile announced plans to make video calls a native feature on select T-Mobile smartphones. The company says it will roll out the feature to the… Read More

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Samsung Outs A Sleep Tracker That Can Switch Off Your TV

Samsung SleepSense Samsung has announced a sleep tracker called SleepSense that can also plug into other connected devices you might have around your smart home — such as a smart TV or web-enabled air-con — to switch things off or on, or dial things up or down, based on whether you’re falling asleep or about to wake up. Read More

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SmartThings Unveils A New Smart Home Hub

Hub & Sensors On Wood SmartThings’s smart home devices are getting a lot sleeker — and a lot more powerful — as of today. The company today is releasing a new line of updated home sensors and a new, more powerful hub. In addition, SmartThings is rolling out a more simplified application centered around specific events and spots in a home, such as a bedrooms and kitchens for locations, and events… Read More

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The MB&F Arachnophobia Tells Time Through Fear

MBF-Arachnophobia-Spider-Table-Clock-aBlogtoWatch-6 Everyone’s favorite crazy watch maker, MB&F, has just announced a new model, the so-called Arachnophobia. This wild clock hides a L’Epée 1839 movement in the thorax and abdomen of an articulated spider. Based on the famous Louise Bourgeois sculpture Maman, the spider has injection molded legs and a unique escapement mechanism on the the spider’s back. You have to use… Read More

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Facebook, Google, Apple Dominate Top Apps Of All Time Lists; Candy Crush And Clash Of Clans Are Top Games

apps-ios7 A new report from app store analytics firm App Annie this morning offers insight into the most popular – and profitable! – iOS applications of all time. Not surprisingly, the most downloaded app to date is Facebook, which also places elsewhere in the top 10 list thanks to its other mobile properties like Facebook Messenger (#2), Instagram (#4) and WhatsApp Messenger (#6).… Read More

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