Google launches developer kit for Project Tango, the Tablet with 3D Tracking


Google has always been working on the path of revolutionizing the web and tech industry, and here we have yet another similar product.

The Google ATAP(Advanced Technology amd Projects) Team have assembled this motion tracking smartphone kit which can now be ordered by professional developers for $1024 by filling out this form here. It is for those developers who are looking to not just to develop touchscreen apps for it, but do a lot more and bring it to reality, says Google.

Q. What all can you do with it?
The goal of Project Tango is to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion. The sensors in this device help update its position in real-time,combining that data into a single 3D model of the space around you. So you can navigate around having a 3D look of your surroundings and it will be extremely beneficial for the blind a well.

Q. What’s inside the dev kit?
The development kit contains a 7″ tablet that is powered by the new NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor packed with 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, motion tracking camera, integrated depth sensing, WiFi, BTLE, and 4G LTE(depends on region and carrier).

Sources : TNW, ATAP website


Motorola offering $100 discount on the Moto X, might be the last


Consumers in search of an affordable and nifty smartphone to own, might be in luck( but just for 2 days) as Motorola(now, a Lenovo company) has a hefty discount for all of you.

Motorola is offering all of its costumers a $100 discount on the Moto X, which can be costumized for shades and skins on the MotoMaker website(linked at end). You can even buy the developer version at this price and choose the carrier of your choice. This phone is available off-contract at $349( before discount), amounting to just $249 after. The sale has started and will end on 5th June 11:59 am EDT.

As speculated, this may be the last discount offer by Motorola, due to the following shut-down of the Moto-Maker plant in Texas, U.S.

So, will you buy a discounted Moto X or not? Comment below.
Also tell us your favourite color combos for it!! 😉

Link : Motorola

Samsung planning a low-end KitKat phone, terrified of the Moto E

Samsung’s next release to compete with Moto E

Motorola Inc. (a Lenovo company), has been quite straight-forward with its strategies and have hence put out some spectacular devices like the Moto X or the Moto G. The two devices were a great overhaul from the Motorola RAZR or DROID device line, incorporating simplicity and creativity in them. Being a part of Google, Motorola became more focused to provide better solutions to the masses, catering to the needs of all. And now, since they are a part of Lenovo, nothing has changed and we have amongst us another beautiful phone the Moto E (the budget/economic smartphone), costing only $130(in USA) or Rs. 6999/-(in India).

But this doesn’t end here!! Am not here to just praise Motorola, but this device catered to bring a Smartphone to the people has now started a dog fight amongst all leading brands to put out their devices to compete with it. First to join this race was the Indian Manufacturer, Micromax who put out two new phones, the Unite 2 and Engage, costing just $130 and $109 respectively. Next to follow was another Indian company Lava, who put out the X1, with similar or better specs as compared to Moto E. They both corrected the drawbacks of this device including a flash on the rear and a front-facing camera to attract the masses to their products.

Thus, Samsung is also rumored to join this budget smartphone race and put out an Android Kitkat running budget phone quite soon in the market, trying to compete with all other alternatives available, especially the Moto E. Samsung believes that they haven’t quite focused on the budget segment lately (bcoz of Galaxy S5, maybe!! 😛 ), but is now fully devoted to put out some good devices as it is a growing market in the East-Asian countries like India and also Europe.

So we do expect devices like the Galaxy Y or Galaxy Star from Samsung in the near future. Do you think Samsung will launch a better device than Motorola?  Please comment your thoughts down below.