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Paranoid Android 4.0 is built from scratch with KitKat base

by: Shawn IngramMarch 3, 2014
The team behind Paranoid Android recently announced that it was killing the Halo multitasking system used but he custom ROM, but it turns out the team had larger plans for Paranoid Android that will change just about everything. Read on for more!
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Google partners with FOX for American Idol second screen experience

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 26, 2014
Google is trying its hand at a second screen experience, but won’t make you download a special app just to get some new features. Read on for more!
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Google adds new underwater Street View scenes to Maps

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 25, 2014

Thanks to a partnership with Catlin Seaview Survey Google now has some beautiful new underwater Street View routes for us to explore in Maps.

The new underwater routes are include a few off the coast of Isla Mujeres and Cancun in Mexico as well as the San Francisco Shoreline and Larvotto Marine Reserve in Monaco. The former location includes the Underwater Museum of Isla Mujere, with sights such as the sunken car pictured above.

Google uses a team of divers equipped with special panoramic cameras to take the beautiful underwater scenes in Maps. The teams take about 3000 to 4000 for each view that covers an area of about 2 kilometers. For now Google isn’t looking [...]

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Samsung Knox 2.0 uses Galaxy S5 features for better security

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 25, 2014
Samsung is continuing its efforts to make its smartphones more secure for enterprise with the new Samsung Knox 2.0 that takes advantage of some new features of the Galaxy S5. Read on for more!
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LG announces F70 and F90 mid-range phones at Mobile World Congress

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 24, 2014
While LG announced its new phablet, the LG G Pro 2, before Mobile World Congress, the Korean phone maker still had a couple of new mid-range hones to show off in Barcelona, the F70 and F90. Read on for more!
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Samsung shows off Galaxy S5 in official first look video

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 24, 2014
By now you’ve probably seen almost everything there is to see about the Samsung Galaxy S5, but in case you aren’t sick of the phone yet, Samsung has its own official first look video for the new flagship. Read on for more!
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AT&T surprises LG G2 owners with KitKat update

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 23, 2014

AT&T has some unexpected good news for LG G2 owners, the phone’s update to Android 4.4 KitKat is now rolling out to users.

The carrier announced the update roll out on its official blog, catching us by surprise. Unlike HTC, LG hasn’t spent a lot of time telling its users when the KitKat update will come to their phones. It’s hard to complain with a relatively speedy update, though.

The update brings along all the standard KitKat upgrades including the new fullscreen mode, redesigned status and navigation bars, closed caption support, and better security. AT&T also says the update will improve battery life of the phone, though [...]

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Project Tango’s 3D modeling shown off in video

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 21, 2014
Yesterday we found out about Google’s Project Tango, the smartphone that can sense the 3D world around it, and today we have a video of the 3D models it can make. Read on for more!
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Archos introduces 3 phones and 1 tablet ahead of Mobile World Congress

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 20, 2014
Just in time for Mobile World Congress, budget phone and tablet maker Archos has a collection of new 4G/3G devices for those looking for something a bit more affordable. Read on for more!
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Asus Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 approved for sale in Taiwan

by: Shawn IngramFebruary 19, 2014
The Asus Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 are now cleared for sale in Taiwan, though it’s hard to say if the phones will ever make it to the U.S. Read on for more!
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