Tag Archive: Almost


The Nexus 6 almost had a fingerprint sensor

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It looks like Motorola never really figured out the whole finger-print sensor thing. Many people out there believe the 2014 Moto X was meant to have a fingerprint scanner based on the odd Motorola dimple on the back. Turns out, the Nexus 6 and Android 5.0 were suppose to make fingerprint scanning a standard for Android phones. You’ll find proof in the Android Open Source Project.

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For only $2.95 today you can get this Galaxy S4 skin case in almost any color!

The Mobi S-Line skin is a slim, form-fitting TPU case that wraps around your Samsung Galaxy S4 to protect against drops and scratches while providing a better grip at all times. It installs easily and is slightly transparent; available in 8 different colors.

YouTube’s music streaming service almost ready for launch, according to CEO

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki spoke about YouTube’s upcoming music streaming service and stated that the service will offer offline playback and other functionality with competitors.

Whilst no additional granular details were offered about the service, Wojcicki is optimistic that the service will be launching in the near future.

YouTube is also reportedly looking at ways of offering paid subscriptions to remove advertising from videos.

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YouTube’s music streaming service almost ready for launch, according to CEO

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki was present at Re/code’s Code Mobile conference, where she spoke about the upcoming music streaming service from Google. The new service will offer offline playback and other functionality in line with competitor platforms, but will handle videos as well. Unfortunately, Wojcicki failed to shed light on some of the finer details.

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Sharp’s stunning new Aquos Crystal with almost no bezel is heading to Sprint for $239

Sharp just yesterday unveiled their Sharp Aquos Crystal smartphone with stunningly-slim bezels, and today we’re getting official confirmation that the phone is coming to US carrier Sprint and its prepaid Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands. We don’t yet have an official release date for the phone, though we do now at least have pricing: $ 239.99, off contract.

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LG Exec: LG G3 almost had even smaller bezels

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The LG G3 is renowned for its slim bezels and is an engineering marvel when it comes to design, but the company were constantly pushing for even slimmer bezels.

According to Chul Bae Lee, the VP of LG Mobile’s design lab, the executive team were constantly urging the engineers to decrease the width of the LG G3′s bezel even more, but were only stopped by technical  [Read More…]

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Upgrade to Android 4.0 is almost ready, currently being tested by Google

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Upgrade to Android 4.0 is almost ready, currently being tested by Google

The original Asus Eee Pad Transformer is currently running Android 3.2 (Honeycomb), but will soon be upgraded to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream  [Read More…]

CM9 update for HP Touchpad is almost ready, according to official video

CM9 update for HP Touchpad is almost ready, according to official video

Just hours after finding out that the CyanogenMod family includes more than one million users, we are happy to inform you that the brilliant minds from CM are very close  [Read More…]

‘Almost CyanogenMod 7’ ROM for LG Thrill 4G and Optimus 3D coming along nicely

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Have an Optimus 3D or LG Thrill 4G (the U.S. version on AT&T)?  Here’s news you’ll love — Ricardo Cerqueira, an Android hacking mastermind when it comes to high-end LG devices, has released a new version of his “Almost CyanogenMod 7″ ROM today.  Why the “Almost” tag?  Ricardo explains thusly:

This early release is based off the current CyanogenMod code, but unlike CM its components aren’t public yet, so you can not  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Q3 results are in; shipments almost double Apple’s

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Just last week, the Wall Street Journal was reporting that according to a “person familiar with the situation,” Samsung shipped somewhere near 20 million smartphones in Q3, taking them past Apple by a healthy margin. Well Samsung’s latest numbers for 2011 are finally in, and it’s even better than originally projected.

In the third quarter alone, Samsung shipped 27.8 million smartphones globally. Apple shipped slightly more than half that number, 17.1  [Read More…]