Category: Android News


Shutterbug Delight! Amazon giving away 9 paid photo apps for free today

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Each app comes with $ 1 worth of credit towards other apps, too

In what is becoming an almost weekly occurrence, Amazon is giving away a number of applications for free on Friday. As part of its Free App of the Day program, Amazon is offering up 9 apps centered around a common theme: photography. If you’re the type who likes to take unique photos  [Read More…]

Push links, files, locations and more with Pushbullet! [App of the Day]

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It’s always fun to see what kinds of apps are out there that push the boundaries of what our devices can do. For those of you who want to be able to share things between your smartphone and laptop or desktop computer, you should absolutely try Pushbullet. It’s a neat app that makes it easy to “push” a link, file attachment, street address, list, or a  [Read More…]

Grab 9 photo editing apps for free today from the Amazon Appstore

Today and today only you can grab nine free photo editing apps from the Amazon Appstore. All told the apps add up to just under $ 16 worth, but if you so desire they can be yours for the low low price of zero dollars and zero cents. Of course, you’ll need to have the Amazon Appstore installed on your Android device (or your Kindle Fire, where it comes pre-installed. As an added bonus, each of  [Read More…]

ROM of the week: CyanogenMod 11

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So if you’ve searched for any type of custom ROMs for your Android devices I am sure you have seen CyanogenMod.  It is one of the most popular ROMs available for Android devices and probably the easiest to install for novice users.

Now you’re probably asking, “What is a ROM and why would I want it?” Well, you’re not the first and certainly won’t be  [Read More…]

Google’s new Glass chief has loads of marketing experience, and that’s just what Glass needs

Following the departure of Adrian Wong, the lead engineer on Google Glass, Google has brought on a new head for the Glass department that comes from a very different background. Her name is Ivy Ross, and what she doesn’t have in engineering experience she more than makes up for with marketing. And let’s face it, Glass has had a bit of a problem in the marketing arena, more and more becoming the butt of jokes and  [Read More…]

Gimbal beacons breaking Bluetooth on Android

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A very interesting video has appeared on Vimeo by user, samjasuja, who is showing how the Gimbel beacon completly trashes your phone through Bluetooth and ultimately leads to a factory reset.  Don’t let this happen to you!

Source: Vimeo

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Heathrow’s Terminal 5 becomes ‘Terminal Galaxy S5’ to promote Samsung’s latest phone

Samsung has aggressively marketed its wares over the years, but its latest initiative takes things to new heights. The manufacturer is set to take over the signage, wayfinding boards, website and every single digital screen at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 for one purpose: showcase its latest flagship, the Galaxy S5.

Three UK is now offering the gold Galaxy S5

If you were looking to buy the gold edition of the Galaxy S5 in the UK, your choice of carrier was limited to Vodafone. As of today, however, you can pick up the gold color variant of the Galaxy S5 at Three UK’s website in addition to its retail stores. The carrier’s announcement came as a bit of a surprise, as Vodafone revealed during the launch of the Galaxy S5 that it would be exclusively carrying  [Read More…]

HTC finally confirms red One M8, but only in Taiwan

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HTC has finally confirmed that red is coming to their lineup of colors for the HTC One M8.  However, it is only available in Taiwan for the moment being.  HTC has not commented on an global release of the red variant, but they did provide a really nice 3D render of it.

 

 

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Red HTC One M8 is official — but only in Taiwan

After leaked pictures outed the device yesterday, HTC has confirmed that the red color variant of the HTC One (M8) is now available for sale in Taiwan. While the manufacturer has not mentioned availability or a launch date beyond Taiwan, HTC global communication manager Jeff Gordon shared a 3D render of the device on Sketchfab, which is all we’ve got to look at for the time being.

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