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Watch the Project Ara conference livestream here!

Project Ara is one of the more interesting public endeavors we’ve seen in the smartphone space in quite some time. The idea of a modular device from which we can pick and choose features has captured the attention of many a nerd. And for the next two days, the first of three Ara Developers Conferences is happening. We’ll get a look at the alpha release of the Ara Module Developers Kit, which one needs to develop a module.

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Amazon has gone live with a new feature for Kindle Fire devices called Login with Amazon. As you might expect, this allows developers to automatically use Amazon’s log-in credentials when users sign in to an app. The standard is OAuth 2.0 compliant and supports both Android and iOS, though you’ll only be able to get this single sign-on service on Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-inch, and Kindle Fire HD 7-inch for now. And more than likely  [Read More...]

Possible prototype of Amazon’s smartphone leaks

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For years, rumors have been centered around Amazon and their plans to reveal their first smartphone. It may be happening sooner rather than later, thanks to a leaked image from BGR.

So, is it real? Is this a 3D-capable smartphone? At the moment, we don’t really have any details, other than this image. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Amazon is preparing to  [Read More...]

ONE DAY ONLY: Google Glass available to public today

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If you’ve been anxious to get your hands on Google Glass but haven’t been fortunate enough to scoop up an invitation, today’s your lucky day. Literally, today (April 15, 2014) is the day you’ve been waiting on.

Google is selling Google Glass to anyone and everyone willing to put down the $ 1,500 on a pair of the next-level wearable technology. It’s a sale that only  [Read More...]

What you see above is said to be a leaked image to the LG isai FL. Courtesy of prolific leaker @evleaks, the isai FL is reportedly coming to Japanese carrier KDDI‘s “au” sub-brand. But what’s truly interesting about the LG isai FL are the very minimal bezels on the sides and top. Very, very minimal. LG’s isai line of phones has traditionally been a fairly high-end, with top-quality displays, processors, and the like, and we see  [Read More...]

Backed-up mobile shots can now be attached in Gmail

Gmail on the web has added a handy new feature which lets you quickly attach images that are already in Google+ through Android’s photo auto-backup feature. This is a really great addition, considering how easy it is to start writing an e-mail on your computer, find out you need a photo from your phone, and then have to crack open Google+ in a new tab to start rifling around to find the right shot.

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Google on Tuesday introduced a new feature for the desktop web-based Gmail experience that allows for better sharing of photos. Log into the browser version of Gmail and you might encounter a new “Insert Photo” button at the bottom of your composition window. This feature lets users send photos that have been taken from Android devices and automatically backed up to the Google+ cloud. Listed  [Read More...]

LG G3 rumored to have eye-popping 2K display

The LG G2 might not be that old at all, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not time to be looking at the next iteration and what might very well be an insane display. It’s been rumored for a while that the next iteration of smartphones would up the ante from a pretty well pixel dense 1080p displays to super pixel dense 2K displays, and now it’s looking like the LG G3 might be one of  [Read More...]

If you thought Google were the only ones having fun combining wearable head gear with heads-up display technology, think again as Samsung is set to join in the fun with a new patent. The filing shows us a sweet concept – headphones with heads-up displays. Think Google Glass, but with the added benefit of being headphones for media playback.

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In light of Motorola‘s sale to Lenovo, the company’s UK managing director Andrew Morley is set to leave after joining Motorola back in 2010. This departure follows CEO Dennis Woodside stepping down back in September, soon after Google sold its mobile company to Lenovo.