With a new Surface Pro coming soon, Microsoft slashes Surface Pro 4 prices

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced a new Surface Pro, and didn’t call it Surface Pro 5 because it’s not too different from the Surface Pro 4 of 2015. The new 2-in-1 tablet comes with superior processors and enhanced battery life, but it’s not going to be available before June 15 (starting at $799). Meanwhile, if you’re not eager to buy the new Surface Pro, the older, yet still good enough Surface Pro 4 – pictured above – can currently be purchased at discounted prices.

You can find discounted Surface Pro 4 models online, both at Microsoft, and on Amazon.

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Motorola confirms Android Wear 2.0 is coming to the Moto 360 2nd Gen “as early as today”

The original Moto 360 is one of the few popular smartwatches that won’t be getting the new Android Wear 2.0 update, Motorola announced last year.

The bad news is the sequel to the Moto 360 hasn’t yet received the update, even though many other less popular smartwatches have already been upgraded to Android Wear 2.0. However, the situation is about to change if we are to believe the latest statement coming directly from Motorola.

As some of you probably know by know by now, Motorola promised to push the Android Wear 2.0 update to the Moto 360 2nd Gen in “late …

Samsung Gear S3 Classic LTE coming to AT&T on May 26

AT&T is one of the major carriers in the United States that offers Samsung’s Gear S3 frontier and classic smartwatches. Starting May 26, another Samsung smartwatch will make its debut at AT&T, the LTE-enabled Gear S3 classic.

The cellular version of the Samsung Gear S3 classic will be available at AT&T with support for NumberSync, which allows users to access phone numbers on smartwatch regardless of the location of their smartphones.

Although AT&T confirmed the Samsung Gear S3 classic would be available for purchase beginning May 26, the …

Android Pay coming to five new countries, streamlined PayPal support to be added

Android Pay is already available in 10 markets, but Google won’t stop until the mobile payment service reaches millions of new customers. During Google I/O press conference, the company announced plans to introduce Android Pay in five additional countries.

Although Google hasn’t been exactly clear as to when exactly Android Pay will be available in these new markets, at least it did mention the service will be launched in Brazil, Canada, Russia and Spain, and Taiwan.

With the addition of the new territories, Android Pay will be available in 15 countries, …

Asus ZenFone AR coming to Verizon this summer

Yesterday, we learned that the Asus ZenFone AR would be released sometime this summer – quite many months after the phone’s official announcement. Now, we have another important detail about the handset: during today’s Google I/O keynote about VR and AR (virtual reality and augmented reality), it’s been confirmed that customers will be able to test the ZenFone AR in Verizon Wireless stores across the US.

Verizon stores will have Asus ZenFone AR phones on display “later this summer” – and we assume that this is when the carrier will also start selling the new device. …

Actions on Google is coming to Android and iOS, support for transactions included

Actions on Google is only available on Home devices for the time being, but that’s about to change, the search giant confirmed during its I/O conference.

Google announced it would expand the availability of its voice-activated apps to the new platforms of Android and iOS. Previously, the Mountain View company promised to bring Actions on Google functionality on Pixel smartphones and within the Allo chat app.

Moreover, the search giant confirmed Actions on Google would support transactions, which will allow Android and iOS users to purchase things by voice. …

Razer is coming to get mobile gamers, partnership with 3 Group will help

For many hardcore PC gamers, the concept of mobile gaming sounds like a joke, but the players in the gaming industry seem to take it seriously. Companies like Razer, a well-known maker of gaming PCs, peripherals and game accessories, are also showing increasing interests in the mobile segment, while looking for more ways to get mobile gamers on board. As a result, we can mark the first-ever collaboration between Razer and a mobile network operator. It comes in the form of a global strategic alliance between the gaming company and the 3 Group, aka Three, one of the big players in mobile data networks …

ARR! Pirates of the Caribbean version of Samsung Galaxy S8 is coming

Over the weekend, we were surprised to hear that Paul McCartney will have a role in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie. What we’re not surprised about is the upcoming launch of a version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 that ties into the theatrical release of the film. A special case engraved with the movie’s logo, and containing a skull, is added to the back of the handset.

Features related to the movie are added to the UI once the special case is attached to the phone. This is done using the special NFC chip embedded in the case. The Pirates of the Caribbean special …

Beta version of Apex Launcher released, stable app coming soon

Once among the most popular Android launchers, Apex Launcher had been left unattended for the last two years, but that’s about to change as developers announced last month they will start updating the app soon.

However, before launching new updates to Apex Launcher, the developer want users feedback, which is why they plan to kick off a beta program that will allow them to test new features and improvements before they go live in the Google Play store.

Those who wish to join the beta program should know that the beta version of Apex Launcher will replace …

Injustice 2 out now on iOS, Android version coming soon

It looks like Warner Bros. has just opened up Injustice 2 to everyone owning a compatible iOS device. The mobile game was soft-launched in select markets earlier this year, but only in the App Store.

The situation hasn’t changed after the worldwide release, as Android users can only pre-register on the game’s page in the Google Play store. iOS players can get it for free, but keep in mind that the game is not optimized for devices with less than 1GB RAM.

Injustice 2 expands on the first game by adding new characters, and lots of new modes. Developed by NetherRealm …