Android 4.4.1 code shows hints of Chromecast mirroring

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Google could someday unlock a feature that provides Android users with the ability to stream their display to Chromecast. According to a key member of the Cyanogen Inc. team, Koushik Dutta, Android 4.4.1 KitKat has code relating to video output. Reportedly, all signs are that the APIs will lock ...

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Samsung reportedly lowers smartphone expectations for 2014

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Samsung has a big year planned for 2014, but maybe not quite as big as they had initially expected. A few weeks back we learned that Samsung was shooting for 360 million smartphones over the next twelve months. Today, however, we’re hearing that Samsung is planning for 330 million ...

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LG ‘confirmed’ for Nexus 8 tablet

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Google and LG may further develop their relationship with an 8.3-inch tablet. Rumors hitting the internet over the weekend suggest LG may introduce a Nexus 8 before too long. Specifications are alleged to be identical to the LG G Pad 8.3 and include a 1920×1200 display, 2GB RAM, 16GB ...

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Amazon slashes Kindles by 20% for one day only

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Been on the fence about whether to get a Kindle or Kindle Fire for yourself or a family member? Did you miss out on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday stuff? Well, you’re in luck! For perhaps the last time this year… Today sees Amazon slapping a 20% discount on their entire Kindle ...

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Google News mobile website updated for Android smartphones

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A new version of the Google News mobile website has arrived for Android and iOS devices. Rolling out over the next few days, the mobile experience gets a UI punch-up that falls more closely in line with the desktop browser version. As is often the case, the United States will be the first ...

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Watch Marques Brownlee MKBHD Hangout with Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside

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MKBHD spends nearly 40 minutes talking with Motorola CEO about Moto X, Project Ara, and more So you’ve got some questions you’d like to ask Motorola about topics such as the Moto X’s wooden backs, eh? Maybe you’re wondering how many people took advantage of the $150 ...

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Google reportedly gifting employees choice of Nexus 5 or Nexus 7

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Google is gifting its employees a choice of either the Nexus 5 smartphone or the Nexus 7 (2013) tablet, according to new reports. Google has historically provided a bit of year-end benevolence to employees and sometimes lets them choose the gift. Whereas last year saw supply constraints keep ...

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Samsung calls on Robin Thicke for new ad campagin

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The musician is part of a planned three-part video series based around Samsung’s latest devices Thought you’ve heard the last of Robin Thicke’s song Blurred Lines? Think again. You’re likely going to hear it quite a few more times over the coming weeks. The first part of ...

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T-Mobile’s LG Optimus F3Q leaks with 5-row QWERTY

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It’s been a while since we’ve seen any carrier or OEM break out a QWERTY Android, but that doesn’t mean it’s dead. Nope, T-Mobile and LG look to be readying a new 5-row sliding QWERTY known as the Optimus F3Q. A new photo leaked by @evleaks shows us the upcoming device ...

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Android 4.4.1 arrives for Nexus 5

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The latest version of KitKat provides tweaks and improvements for the camera experience Just hours after learning that a new version of Android would be rolling out to the Nexus 5, the 4.4.1 update has begun. A post on Google+ tells us that the main features center around the camera and ...

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Google+ new Autoawesome feature adds twinkles and snow to your winter photos

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Google+ has added a pair of new features to its photo and image sharing features, just in time for the winter. Effective immediately, any pictures you upload to Google+ with snow or lights, you’ll get an Autoawesome version of the photos. They’re fairly simple little tweaks, but ...

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Android 4.4.1 coming to improve camera experience for Nexus 5

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Google is expected to soon issue an Android 4.4.1 update to address the camera performance of the Nexus 5. According to The Verge, the details will include faster launching, faster autofocus, and improvements in low-light conditions. Additionally, the white balance will get a punch-up as will ...

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AT&T intros more affordable Mobile Share plans

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AT&T on Thursday announced a new family of Mobile Share Value Plans which are set to take effect on Sunday, December 8. The plans are, in essence, more bang for your buck. Customers will receive unlimited voice minutes and messaging for one or more devices and a bucket of data that ranges ...

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Google’s Santa Tracker returns with Chromecast-ready app

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After spending the last 11+ months maxin’ and relaxin’, Santa and his elves are back in full swing. Just like last year, you can head to the Christmas Village website to keep an eye on how things are going up north. Unlike last year, however, you can see how things a progressing ...

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Amazon offering 50GB Cloud Drive with purchase of select Androids

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Promotion is limited to the first 50,000 customers purchasing a qualifying device Amazon, in an attempt to put together an even sweeter package, is now offering up some free cloud storage with the purchase of select smartphones. Now, and for a limited time, you can pick up 50GB of ...

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