OnePlus, the maker of the OnePlus One, announced several special offers for its customers on Wednesday in celebration of its one-year anniversary, including a brand new smartphone external battery that’s also extremely affordable.
Samsung’s marketing department has initiated about half a dozen campaigns for the Galaxy Note 4 since its launch, some more successful than others, but the #NoteMyDay videos might be the most clever the company has published so far. Partnering with two of the biggest names in social media, Samsung’s latest ad campaign might just turn your frown upside down.
Microsoft is working on a real-time Skype translation tool that could go a long way toward eliminating language barriers once and for all, and you can preview it right now. Skype announced on Monday that people who signed up for its Skype Translator preview program can start using it right now on any devices they own that run on Windows 8.1.
Just going to your favorite movie theater to watch a new release with your friends or family isn’t cool enough, Ikea Russia apparently believes, so the company figured out a way to significantly improve your whole movie experience. Sure, Ikea had to promote some of its furniture in the process — after all, that’s its bread and butter — but the company still managed to make movies a lot better in the kind of cinema it imagined.
Earlier in the week we posed a question to everyone out there — did a big-screened Android phone replace your small tablet? As the screens on our phones get bigger, and technology advances so that designers can fit them into a smaller chassis, Android (and others) phones is slowly creeping up towards the small tablet form-factor. Some of us think this is a great thing. Some of us think it’s not so great. Some of us think back to the HTC EVO 4G and the controversy surrounding the giant 4.3-inch screen, and just chuckle at it all.