Amazon, Sharp and Sprint are showing off their latest products, services and features. Stick around to find out all the details.
A new update is bringing X-Ray features to the Amazon Fire TV and TV Stick. For those of you not up to date with Amazon’s hottest features, X-Ray has been a favorite among Fire tablet users. It can grab information from iMDb and tell you information about actors playing in a film, aside from other functions.
Of course, there;s also your set of bug fixes, and now you can tag your favorite Cloud Drive Photos and Videos straight from your large screen.
Opinion: Have you guys tested X-Ray? I haven’t used it on the Fire TV, but it seemed pretty straight forward on the tablets. Let us know how you are liking it!
We haven’t even gotten completely accustomed to 2K smartphone displays, yet Sharp is ready to bring this Ultra High Definition resolution to 5.5-inch smartphones. They have just announced a new IGZO display panel with an insane 806 ppi (pixels per inch) pixel density.
This resolution adds up to a stunning 2160x3840p. This display is now available for manufacturers to start bringing it to their upcoming smartphones, which means your next phone may very well carry this screen.
Opinion: I still think anything above 1080p is overkill on a smartphone. It’s really just wasting resources, battery and money.
Sprint is struggling to stay alive in a world where literally every other carrier has a better network than them. The Now Network ccould use any help it can get to have an edge over the other guys, and today’s new service may be to your liking.
They call it “Direct 2 You”, and it pretty much consists of a service in which Sprint personally brings you your new phone home, or to any destination of your choosing. Want to meet at Starbucks? Not a problem! They will even transfer your data from your older phone and have you ready just in time.
The sad news is that Sprint is only testing this service in Kansas City so far. Oh well. You may be able to get your phone delivered to McDonald’s, but here in SD we have all-day breakfast in that fast-food restaurant. BOOM!
Opinion: OK, I have to say this one is actually pretty cool. Well done, Sprint. Still, I won’t be switching.