Samsung Announces Touchwiz 2.0
Today Samsung introduced a new version of its Touchwiz user interface. It brings with it a host of new features, including a new 6-sided, cube-based interface. It's called the multi-media cube. It provides direct access to different applications and multi-media features which serve as shortcuts to those apps. It has 3D-enablement of the UI, parts of the UI are more 3D in appearance. Touchwiz 2.0 has three customizable widget screens and downloadable widgets. It also has a motion-response UI, using accelerometer support for navigating through the UI. Last is a new smart unlock application so you can access apps directly from the unlock screen.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Built for the Adventurous and the Accident-Prone
Samsung today announced the Galaxy S7 Active, a semi-rugged version of its S7 flagship smartphone. The Active has a sturdier metal frame with rubber-coated corners to help protect it.
Android Auto to Benefit from Android N Features
Google offered a few details on what the future holds for Android Auto. The platform will be expanded thanks to Android N.
Samsung and The Weather Channel Team Up for Galaxy App
Samsung and The Weather Channel have created an exclusive weather app only for owners of Galaxy-branded smartphones. The Weather Channel App for Samsung offers features the regular Weather Channel app does not include.
Google Brings Standalone Apps to Android Wear 1.0 Hardware
Google this week updated some of its Play Store policies that will improve the availability of apps for older Android-based smartwatches. Specifically, Google has made multi-APK apps available to Android Wear 1.0 devices.
Samsung's Bixby Voice User Interface Not Ready for Galaxy S8 Debut
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ will not ship with the Bixby Voice user interface when the devices first go on sale, according to Samsung. "Key features of Bixby, including Vision, Home and Reminder, will be available with the global launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 on April 21.
pretty cool concept, i like it none the less!!