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Google Glass takes you on an epic and emotional first-person trip home for Mother’s Day

Google has posted a new video, shot entirely with Google Glass, just in time for Mother’s Day. The film was created by students at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, and is part of the Glass Creative Collection. Titled “Seeds,” the video features a man taking a long journey home to India to surprise his mother.

Check it out, and let us know what you thought in the comments.

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How to remove BlinkFeed from your home screen in Sense 6.0

BlinkFeed has become quite the hit for HTC and its Sense user interface, giving you an easy way to snack on information from your social networks, or news, or even upcoming events in your calendar. Just swipe over from the main home screen, and there it is. But if you don’t want it there, it’s easy to remove.

There are, however, a couple of ways to do it.

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Home Connect from BSH will connect all your appliances to your mobile device

At the annual IFA Global Press Conference today, home appliances manufacturer BSH pulled the wraps off its new connected home solution. Home Connect brings connectivity to the appliances in your home to smartphones and tablets, but perhaps more importantly it will be an open standard. This means that Home Connect will be compatible with multiple different brands, and it will be run as a separate company.

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Galaxy S5 launch day tip: Disable S Voice shortcut for faster home button response

Home button slower than expected? There’s a simple fix

As we enter Samsung Galaxy S5 launch day, here’s a quick tip that applies to many Samsung phones including the newly-released GS5. If you’ve noticed your home button being a little less responsive than you’d expect out of the box, there’s a good reason for that…

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Samsung Smart Home service aims to improve home automation

Samsung is looking to take advantage of its presence across the breadth of consumer electronics categories with its new Smart Home service, announced today. The electronics giant aims to make home automation easier for owners of its range of smartphones, smartwatches, TVs and white goods, with a single app able to connect home appliances and mobile devices.

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Tip: Disable S Voice to speed up Galaxy S4 Home button response

If you’re not a big user of the S Voice personal assistant bundled into the Samsung Galaxy S4, then disabling it from being activated using the home button could greatly speed up the response of it and make your device seem faster. We’ve already covered removing the screen transition effect to speed up your Galaxy S4, so turning off S Voice could make your device fly.

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Motorola Droid 4 won’t be home for the holidays, sends pictures instead

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Rumors of the Motorola Droid 4 came out very quickly after the Motorola Droid 3 was released. So much that all of us were wondering what was going on. It has only been about 6 months since the Motorola Droid 3 was released, and leaks of the Droid 4 started coming in months ago. After realizing that we would soon be seeing another successor to one of the most popular Android  [Read More…]

TSF UI looks an awful lot like TAT Home, the lost 3D launcher from The Astonishing Tribe

A few minutes ago while making my rounds on Google+, I came across a video of TSF UI, a new Android home screen launcher with a high-powered 3D UI. The launcher relies heavily on animation, widgets, and flair to draw people into what looks like an interesting concept. It’s also a familiar concept.

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HighlightCam auto-creates stylish videos mixing home movies by you and your friends

At any given gathering, there are dozens of camera phones capturing moments and recording videos. Each person and clip provides a different angle or element worth sharing, but it’s too time-consuming to view and edit them into one package that everyone can enjoy. HighlightCam Social, a new app available in the Android Market, removes the legwork and automatically creates captivating video using the very  [Read More…]

Google+ updated to v2.1.1 – Home screen widget returns, bugs fixed

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The last version of Google+ to roll out, while having some nice additioons with it — also brought along some bugs as well. Google saw fit to go ahead and correct those for everyone and now v2.1.1 is available in the Android Market. You’ll get the homescreen posting widget back, installation issues should be fixed along with some various other unmentioned bug fixes.

Thanks, Brian!

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