Kyle Wiggers(67 posts)

Kyle Wiggers is an avid writer, web designer, podcaster, and video producer with an acute interest in all things technology. When not reviewing or commentating on gadgets, apps, and videos, he enjoys reading New Yorker feature articles, tinkering with computers, and playing the occasional game of Rock Me Archimedes.




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Android 4.1.2 finally rolling out to Motorola Xoom LTE owners

by: Kyle WiggersAugust 6, 2013
Another day, another show of Verizon’s capriciousness: an update to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean began unceremoniously rolling out to Motorola Xoom LTE owners this morning.
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Google expands Glass availability, Explorers can invite friends to buy a pair of their own

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 31, 2013
Google’s begun a broader, referral-based rollout of Glass, but you have to be friends with a Google Glass Explorer to take advantage.
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[Poll] Nvidia’s Android-powered Shield console launches tomorrow – are you buying one?

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 30, 2013
Nvidia's hotly anticipated Shield is launching tomorrow! Are you excited? Planning to purchase one? Let us know by voting in our poll!
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iOS 7 quick settings clone Control Center removed from Play Store following Apple complaint

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 30, 2013
Google removed Control Center, an imitation of the revamped iOS 7 quick settings menu, from the Play Store following a copyright complaint from Apple.
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Achieve root on the Nexus 7 (2013) with TWRP recovery and SuperSU

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 27, 2013
Though it’s nary been out a day, the famed collective behind the third-party recovery tool TWRP has already made a version compatible with Google’s latest and greatest.
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Leaked Sony Xperia i1 Honami photos show slim design, camera app features

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 26, 2013
If rumors are to be believed, Sony’s next flagship Android smartphone, the Xperia i1 Honami, will include a number of hardware features to help differentiate it from the competition.
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Sprint’s Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3 back-to-school BOGO promo begins today

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 26, 2013
Looking for a good deal on Sprint? Look no further than their new BOGO promo: buy one Galaxy S4 or S3, get a second one free.
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Chromecast Chrome extension available for download from Chrome Web Store

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 24, 2013
Anxious to begin flinging videos from Chrome to your TV? Soon-to-be Chromecast owners can now download the browser extension that enables that functionality.
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Biometric blues: Samsung and Apple run into fingerprint scanner manufacturing issues

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 24, 2013
Apple and Samsung have been experiencing difficulty manufacturing fingerprint scanners on a mass scale.
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CyanogenMod merges Voice Plus, integrates Google Voice with third-party SMS apps

by: Kyle WiggersJuly 23, 2013
The CyanogenMod team has, with the help of prolific Android developer Koushick Dutta (Koush), merged a workaround that allows any application to send SMS messages through the Google Voice app.
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