Hailo, the taxi app that was Uber for black cabs before Uber existed, is giving away free taxi rides to anyone voting in the General Election. All you need to do is pre-book your cab using the Hailo app (iOS, Android and Apple Watch), go to your polling station, and as long as your fare’s under £15, it’s free.
What is it with tech companies making appalling adverts? There was the bro-heavy LG one with the man snogging his own hand, the creepy-as-hell Samsung Gear ad, and now this poor effort from HTC.
At Acer’s global press conference at 4 World Trade Center today, the brand unveiled two new fitness wearables to add to their Liquid Leap line of bracelets: the entry-level Liquid Leap Fit, and the fashion-conscious Liquid Leap Curve.
We’re at Acer’s global press conference in New York today, and we’re excited to see them unveil a new 5.5-inch phone with a stonking 4000mAh battery. For comparison, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has 2600, the HTC One M9 has 2840, the OnePlus One has 3100 and even the soon-to-be-released Honor 6+ can’t match it, with 3600 mAh. In short, it’s a beast.
Acer unveiled a whole heap of products at their New York global conference today, and we were there to give them all a try. One of the first things to catch our eye was the new Acer Iconia One 8 tablet with Precision Plus technology. That basically means it responds more accurately to touch – but it also means you can write on it with anything from a stylus to an actual pencil.
This classy iPhone and Apple Watch dock has just raised 10 times its funding target on Indiegogo, making 300,000 dollars $149 at a time. It’s not surprising when you consider that the NuDock charges both devices and includes a lamp and portable phone charger.
This weekend was the pre-inaugural voyage of Royal Caribbean’s new cruise ship, the Anthem of the Seas. We went along to find out what a ‘smart ship’ really is…