Microsoft introduced its newest version of the Microsoft Band wearable at the company's Windows 10 press event in New York City today. In addition to revealing the HoloLens developer price and release window, the new Band—not called Band 2, as was previously rumored— brings barometer features to enable elevation tracking and a curved screen.
My, how Instagram has grown. Launched five years ago today, the photo- and video-sharing platform has quickly become one of the world's top ten social media sites, after giants like its parent company, Facebook, as well as Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr. Valued at a whopping $35 billion, the platform has 400 million monthly active users who share 80 million photos and generate 3.5 billion likes each day. In honor of Instagram's big five, we've gathered five of our favorite posts from Popular Science's Instagram:
The Nexus line -- Google's ideal of a modern Android phone -- was originally meant to provide developers with a clean version of the Android mobile operating system and official Google apps, without the extraneous bloatware added by device manufacturers and wireless carriers. But consumers quickly caught on that Nexus devices provided some of the best experiences in the Android world. At its Fall 2015 event, Google announced the latest additions to its flagship smartphone lineup: The LG Nexus 5X and the Huawei Nexus 6P, giving Android fans two new compelling options to choose between for their next phone. But which one is better? Here's the rundown when it comes to raw specs:
Google and LG announced an update to their popular Nexus phone line, the 5X, at Google's Nexus event today, in the wake of months of rumors and leaked images. The new 5X packs a 5.2-inch 1080p screen, a Snapdragon 808 processor, and a 12-megapixel camera (with very large pixel-size, Google assures us). It also comes with a USB-C connector, which can be used to charge, transfer data, and send video out of the phone.