According to Eleks Lab mobility business developer Markiyan Matsekh, the technical capabilities of WatchKit do not match the expectations set during the Apple Watch keynote. In developing a prototype Tesla app that allows users to control a Model S over the Internet using a web-service API, the team of software engineers found a lot of functionality to be unavailable to developers at this time.
The new ROM comes after a parting with Cyanogen and some difficulties with India. OnePlus selected the name “OxygenOS” from fan suggestions, because “As an element, Oxygen is the epitome of simplicity, yet it’s also extraordinarily powerful.” Unfortunately, the name is about it for new information at the moment.
HTC usually sticks to its goal of getting new OS updates out within 90 days of their release, but that deadline for Android Lollipop is about to arrive – and many HTC devices will miss it.
February 1 was HTC’s own self-imposed goal, and the company’s Vice President of Product Management, Mo Versi, has take to HTC.com to explain why it will come and go with no Lollipop for many.
- The LG G4 is shaping up nicely
We can’t get enough awesome footage of Earth taken from space. Now James Tyrwhitt-Drake has given us yet another jewel in the form of NASA footage that’s been edited into a timelapse movie that shows the Earth in infrared light and really gives you a good view of how water vapor moves in its atmosphere.
AT&T and Verizon Wireless received a lot of backlash from privacy advocates back in October when it was discovered both carriers were using a Unique Identifier Header (UIDH) to track its customers. Unlike regular cookies, which can be deleted by users, a UIDH cannot be deleted and is used primarily for targeted advertising purposes. Since there was no option to disable the UIDH by the customers, they have been dubbed “supercookies” by critics.
Feeling the heat from a growing chorus of critics, AT&T decided to bail on supercookies in November. “It has been phased off our network,” said AT&T spokeswoman Emily Edmonds at the time. “We have completed testing of the numeric code that would be part of any new mobile Relevant Advertising program we may launch.”