Xperia Xz3 Brings Back 'tap To Wake' (sort Of)

Xperia XZ3 brings back 'tap to wake' (sort of)

For some inexplicable reason, Sony Mobile removed the ‘double tap to wake' feature from its phones since 2017. The last Xperia phone to feature tap to wake was the Xperia XZ. We've never understood the reasoning behind its removal, particularly as it used to be a standard Xperia feature year after year – and most other phones these days.

Typhoon Brings Unusually Hot Day To Japan

Typhoon brings unusually hot day to Japan

Typhoon Kong-rey, now classified as a severe tropical storm, is causing record high temperatures for October in wide areas across Japan.

The Meteorological Agency says unusually hot temperatures were recorded on Saturday mainly in the Hokuriku, Shikoku and Chugoku regions as hot southern air was drawn to the typhoon.

Sharp Aquos Zero Brings A New Oled Contender To Market

Sharp AQUOS Zero Brings A New OLED Contender To Market

There’s no questioning Samsung’s dominance in the mobile OLED space. The sheer scale at which it produces and supplies OLED displays to its own smartphone subsidiary and other manufacturers is unmatched. However, Sharp is now entering the arena with the AQUOS Zero. The company’s latest device will come with its own OLED display and Sharp also has plans to supply panels to other OEMs.

Google Brings Daydream Vr Support To All Android Apps

Google Brings Daydream VR Support To All Android Apps

Google continues to take steps to further promote its Daydream virtual reality platform. The company has now announced that it’s adding the ability to open any smartphone Android app on a Daydream VR device. This will allow users to open their favorite apps and games in virtual reality.

Google Brings Android To Cars With The Largest Auto Group

Google Brings Android To Cars With The Largest Auto Group

Google is teaming up with the world’s largest auto group – Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance – to bring Android OS to cars. These companies ship the most number of cars globally every year and this partnership will enable Google to tap into that and have millions of cars running its Android operating system. Android will be behind the infotainment and navigation systems in these cars. The systems will enable drivers to access apps through the Play Store, access Google Assistant, and navigate using Google Maps.

Sony's New Speaker Brings Google Assistant To Your Pool Party

Sony's New Speaker Brings Google Assistant To Your Pool Party

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Sony has announced a new outdoor speaker at IFA 2018 that will bring Google Assistant to your pool parties. The Sony XB501G is about the size of a soccer ball and packs a mean punch, sound-wise, in addition to vibrant lights and strobes to complete the party look. It has Google Assistant onboard so it can do everything you would expect a smart speaker to do.

'go Vacation' Brings Wii Sports-like Games To The Nintendo Switch

'Go Vacation' Brings Wii Sports-Like Games To The Nintendo Switch

When the Nintendo Switch launched, we're sure that there were some who were surprised that Nintendo did not launch some sports-like game with it unlike what they did with the Wii and Wii U. Instead Nintendo chose to launch 1-2 Switch as a way of showcasing what the console could do.

However if Wii Sports-like games are something you're interested in, you'll be pleased to learn that Go Vacation has recently been launched on the console. Developed by Bandai Namco, this is a game that contains a variety of sporting events that players will be able to enjoy with each other with local multiplayer features.

Storm Brings Heavy Rain To Southwestern Japan

Storm brings heavy rain to southwestern Japan

Severe tropical storm Ampil is lashing the Amami islands in southwestern Japan with heavy rain and strong winds.

The Meteorological Agency says that as of noon on Saturday, Ampil was 130 kilometers off Naha City on the island of Okinawa. The system is heading northwest at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour.