Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Galaxy S6 Edge’s curved screen is ergonomically busted and incompatible with Material Design, prioritizing sci-fi aesthetics over function — Living life on the S6 Edge — Samsung is back atop the Android throne with its new Galaxy S6. The hotly contested title for Android’s best …
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Scott Johnston / Official Google for Work Blog:
Google Drive for Work and Google for Education get new security features including admin alerts, ability to set sharing settings by department — Keep all of your work more secure with Google Drive — Posted by: Scott Johnston, Director of Product Management, Google Drive
David Mack / BuzzFeed:
Google Maps celebrates April Fools by letting you play Pac-Man using real streets anywhere as your maze — Stop Everything: You Can Play “Pac-Man” In Google Maps Right Now — There goes your productivity for today. — Just in time for April Fool’s Day, Google has rolled out a cool …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Japan’s SmartNews Raises Another $10M At A $320M Valuation To Expand In The U.S. — While general sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google stake their claims as news portals, apps focused squarely on reading news continue to duke it out. — The latest development comes from SmartNews …
Melissa Riofrio / PC World:
Meet the Asus Chromebook Flip, a $249 Chrome OS tablet with a 360-degree hinge — On Tuesday, Google announced the $249 Asus Chromebook Flip. As the first mainstream Chrome device to offer a 360-degree hinge, the Flip can function as a tablet as well as a laptop.
Katherine Finnerty / The New York Times Company:
NYT’s Apple Watch app features custom one-sentence stories with images and bullet points; readers can use Handoff to continue reading on iPhone or iPad — The Times Rolls Out One-Sentence Stories on Apple Watch — The New York Times has developed a new form of storytelling to help readers catch up in seconds on Apple Watch.
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple now inviting all third-party developers to submit Watch apps to the App Store — Apple has now opened the floodgates and is letting all developers submit Watch apps to the App Store. This means any of the 1.2 million apps can now submit updates including Watch apps (using the WatchKit framework) …
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook’s new “Scrapbook” feature lets parents tag their children in photos, giving kids an official presence without full profiles — Facebook’s New Photo “Scrapbook” Lets Parents Give Kids An Official Presence — For the first time, children under 13 are allowed to have an official presence on Facebook.
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Galaxy S6 review: with solid build quality, impressive specs, useful fingerprint sensor, and gorgeous 5.1 inch 2560 x 1440 display, it’s Samsung’s at its best — Samsung Galaxy S6 review — It’s not ok to make a cheap-looking phone anymore. — Now that Apple is finally making big phones …
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Infinit’s New Mobile Apps Might Be The Best Way To Transfer Those Pesky HD Videos — French startup Infinit just released its mobile app for both iOS and Android. In addition to providing a simple way to send files to your friends and colleagues, it is now a full-fledged AirDrop replacement as well.