No excuses! Google Calendar now finds time for self-improvement


Google Calendar gets smarter.
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Finding time in your busy schedule to hit the gym, get through a new book, or start a new hobby can be a task in itself. But now Google Calendar has the power to do it for you.

The new Goals feature lets you tell Google Calendar exactly what you want to do, and it will go ahead and help you find free time in which to do it.

Meizu Pro 6 is latest Android to swipe iPhone’s 3D Touch


The Meizu Pro 6 boasts 3D Press technology.
Photo: Meizu

Samsung didn’t adopt the iPhone’s pressure-sensitive display for its latest Galaxies as some reports promised it would, but other Android makers are already using it.

The latest is Meizu, which today unveiling its incredibly attractive Pro 6 smartphone with “3D Press” technology, plus a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display, a ten-core Helio X25 chipset, and a 21.1-megapixel rear-facing Sony camera with 10 LED ring flash.

Nintendo’s Miitomo game said to be making $280,000 every week


Miitomo is raking in the cash.
Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Mac

Nintendo fans bemoaned the company’s decision not to use Mario or Link or Donkey Kong in its first smartphone game, but it seems Miitomo is doing perfectly well without famous faces.

According to new estimates, the social app is currently raking in a whopping $280,000 every single week.

HTC 10 supports Apple AirPlay right out of the box


HTC 10 will stream straight to Apple TV.
Photo: HTC

If you’re thinking about swapping your iPhone for the new HTC 10, that decision just got a lot easier.

HTC has made its new flagship compatible with Apple’s AirPlay platform right out of the box, allowing it to play nicely with your Apple TV and other AirPlay devices without any additional hardware or software.

Reddit finally unleashes its official mobile app


Reddit: The Official App is finally here!
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Well over a year after snapping up Alien Blue, the most popular third-party Reddit client for mobile, Reddit has finally launched its official client app.

Customers who download Reddit: The Official App in its first week will receive three free months of Reddit Gold, giving them an ad-free Reddit experience when using the mobile app, as well as additional features when browsing Reddit on a desktop or laptop.

There’s more than meets the eye to Xiaomi’s transforming tablet


The transforming Mi Pad 2 in its "normal" state.
Photo: Hugo Barra

It’s not every day you see a tablet transform into a, well, a Transformer. But that’s exactly what we’re going to show you today, after Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra shared photos of a Mi Pad 2 that morphs into a robot.

Fans of the Transformers universe, whether that be the original cartoons back in the 1980s or the more recent reboots of the franchise, will no doubt agree that this is about as awesome as the Mi Pad 2 gets.

Android stealing market share from the iPhone the world over


iPhone SE to the rescue?
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Android

Apple’s new iPhone SE might be able to take sales from Android in some emerging markets, but it certainly won’t be able to stem the bleeding in many countries, where Google’s platform continues to rob iOS of its market share.

According to the latest figures, Android is up in China, Europe, and even the U.S. as the iPhone’s share falls.