Rio

  • Google is stepping up its game for the Rio Olympics

    Google is stepping up its game for the Rio Olympics

    Hard to believe, but the Olympics are less than a week away, and all of that training you’ve been doing, sitting on the couch watching various sporting events, is finally about to pay off. And Google would like to help facilitate the realization of those long standing goals. Like pretty much every other company in the world, the search giant is working an angle for the Rio events. Read More

  • Swatch’s Bellamy NFC payment watch is hitting Rio in time for the Olympics

    Swatch’s Bellamy NFC payment watch is hitting Rio in time for the Olympics

    Sure, there are still plenty of hurdles left when it comes to pulling off the Olympics in Rio this summer, but paying for stuff apparently won’t be among them. Visa is announcing its third wearable payment option set to coincide with the games, joining the aforementioned ring and a band co-branded with Brazilian bank, Bradesco. The Swatch Bellamy, a partnership between the credit… Read More

  • HTC Reportedly Has Three Windows Phone 8 Devices In The Works

    HTC Reportedly Has Three Windows Phone 8 Devices In The Works

    Man, does HTC employ some loose-lipped people or what? Less than a day after Microsoft’s big Windows Phone 8 preview event, The Verge managed to score some details on HTC’s hardware plans for Windows Phone 8. If their source’s information holds true, the Taiwanese company has plans to release a top-tier, mid-range, and an entry-level WP8 device before the year is… Read More