We don’t usually cover infographics and comparisons on Android Police – most are biased, pointless, or without much credibility – but this latest data set from appfigures made us stop and do a double-take because it presented interesting stats from a rather reputable app analytics company.
appfigures‘ report looked at 10 different questions regarding the Play Store and App Store and tried to answer them with stats pulled from its Explorer app research tool.
This is normal. Heart pounding, hands shaking, head packed with static. The absolute inability to process what anyone is saying, let alone respond to it. Sitting alone at home — lights off because you've been inside all day and the sun set hours ag… Engadget RSS Feed
Samsung revealed the Exynos 9810 chipset at the beginning of 2018, but everyone is already talking about 5G development. Qualcomm, as previously reported, will unveil a 5G Snapdragon modem next year and will start employing it into smartphones. According to the latest information, though, Samsung’s in-house Exynos platform is heading that way as well with the Exynos 9820. According to the leak, a Samsung Electronics employee is working on the Exynos 9820 project since January 2018 on various tasks like CPU validation, Debug architecture and solving issues. The same worker is also…
As we noted yesterday, Tim Cook is in China this weekend to serve as co-chair of the China Development Forum, which is taking place amid increasing fears of a trade war between China and the United States. Speaking at the event today, Cook said that he hopes “calm heads” will ultimately prevail…
According to Deadline, Street Fighter fans should keep an eye out for a new TV series currently in development from Entertainment One. The producers of the new show were previously involved with the web series Street Fighter: Assassin's Fist, and now… Engadget RSS Feed
Running from tomorrow until Sunday, global business leaders are converging in China to talk with local government about their relationship. This year, Apple CEO Tim Cook is a co-chair at the conference.
Relations with China are definitely more strained than usual at the moment. The US administration is currently threatening to impose significant tariffs on Chinese imports and technology. Apple is also embroiled in its own juggling act regarding differences in attitudes over privacy and freedoms of speech.
Jam City’s upcoming choose your own adventure game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is still in development, which means most regions can’t access the download from the Play Store. The good news is if you would like to test it out before it officially releases, you can join the beta right now.
Game and Fan Reaction Video from A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018
Last month I did a hands-on with Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery and I came away pretty impressed. It offers a casual Harry Potter choose your own adventure experience that will have you entering into your first year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Qualcomm today at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), announced a new virtual reality development kit which consists of a wireless, standalone VR head-mounted display (HMD), and a new software development kit (SDK) based on the powerful Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Platform. The company recently introduced the Snapdragon 845 VR reference design. Qualcomm says that the new virtual reality development kit (VRDK) is designed with an aim to support the next generation of mobile virtual reality applications. Furthermore, Snapdragon 845 is capable of supporting immersive VR experiences. The development kit is designed as a stand-alone mobile VR platform which will be supported by Snapdragon profiler and power optimization tools to simplify development and provide VR application developers with access to new VR features. New technologies like Room-scale 6DoF SLAM, Qualcomm Adreno Foveation, Eye Tracking, and Boundary System that are important for immersive VR experiences will be supported in the Snapdragon 845 Virtual Reality Development Kit. Furthermore, Qualcomm has also announced that it will offer support for the HTC Vive Wave VR SDK on the Snapdragon 845 Virtual Reality Development Kit and is expected to be available later this year. The Snapdragon 845 Virtual Reality Development Kit’s hardware HMD and companion SDK are expected to be available in the second quarter of 2018. Commenting on the … Fone Arena
Earlier, Qualcomm announced a Snapdragon 845-based VR platform and today the company unveiled the developer kit. It consists of a VR headset and new software to aid developers in creating “truly immersive experiences”. It also supports HTC Vive Wave, so it can run the same apps and games as the Vive Focus. The headset supports room-scale movement with 6 degrees of freedom. It is fully wireless too and uses “inside-out” tracking, meaning it doesn’t require external hardware (lighthouses and such). It features a boundary system that will help devs navigate users away from real-world…
Apple’s ongoing work in the augmented reality (AR) space is no secret. Not only has the company been granted a range of technical patents covering its work in the development of AR, but rumor has it that the company is forging right along in its pursuit to develop a sophisticated pair of high-tech smart glasses […] Read More… iDrop News