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Design your own unique t-shirt with this new app from Uniqlo

Clothing retailer Uniqlo is now offering customers the opportunity to customize their T-shirts. Similar to what a custom screen-printed shirt would be, Uniqlo’s rather unique UTme! app, available for Android and iOS, will allow users to custom print a shoot with their own designs or photographs. There is also a community gallery where you can see designs that your peers have created and also vote on them; it’s like an  [Read More…]

Samsung launching a video rental service in Asia this year

Samsung is launching its own video rental service, dubbed Project Glued, to Asian customers later this year. Through the service, customers based out of Asia can stream US and UK-based TV shows in HD.

Netflix bringing its streaming goodness to more Europeans later this year

Netflix is about to spread its wings and fly to several new European countries as part of a sizeable expansion plan later this year. Without being too specific on when, the streaming video service announced that Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Luxembourg are the lucky six.

Luxi for All: This Kickstarter project wants to bring a real light meter to mobile

Professional photographers who use a light meter can now use their phones instead to get proper exposure information thanks to the Luxi Kickstarter campaign. Luxi, which was previously available for iPhone, is now expanding the campaign to support Android and iPad tablets. The Luxi for All attachment is a small accessory that clips onto your device and measures the light level that will be available so that you can program in the correct exposure settings for  [Read More…]

Qualcomm to begin mass production of Snapdragon 615, Snapdragon 810/808 coming later this year

Qualcomm has announced that it will start mass production of its eight-core SoC, the Snapdragon 615, soon. At an event held in Shenzhen, China, Qualcomm revealed that the Snapdragon 810/808 would also be available before the end of 2014.

Galaxy S4 Mini coming to AT&T this week with HD Voice

AT&T announced that starting on May 23, customers can pick up the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini smartphone with HD Voice in its stores or online for just $ 49.99 with a two-year contract. Those adversed to commitments can pick up the device for just $ 14.24 per month on a Next 18 plan or $ 18.50 per month on a Next 12 plan.

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Facebook’s Snapchat competitor ‘Slingshot’ might launch as early as this month

After a spurned attempt to acquire Snapchat for $ 3 billion last year, Facebook is gearing up to launch its own ephemeral messaging app, internally codenamed “Slingshot”. The app, which is said to have a “simple and speedy user interface” (not unlike Snapchat) is designed to take on Snapchat with short video and photo messages that disappear after one viewing. The app has reportedly been in the works for several months, and might launch as early  [Read More…]

Top 10 Android app updates this week: Dropcam, SoundHound

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the most installs. As in the past, we’re going to filter out minor updates for the super-popular apps that have over 10 million installs, but we’ll make  [Read More…]

This week’s sidebar poll: How satisfied are you with your wireless service?

Can you hear me now?

If you have a smartphone, chances are it’s become more of an attachment than just another piece of electronics. You’ll go to the store to grab a loaf of bread without your iPod or your laptop, but I’ll bet you don’t leave the house without your phone in your pocket. I’m not judging — I do the same — I’m just commenting on just how much our phones can become part  [Read More…]

What I’m playing this week: Icebreaker

Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage is a puzzle game that involves slicing through blocks of ice in order to get abandoned vikings to their longboats. Those blocks of ice can be smashed up if they get to the boat after sliding or swinging across the stage, since our hapless hero is there at the ready with an oversized hammer. There are bonus chests scattered around the level full of coins which can be used to unlock new  [Read More…]