Google aiming for RAW image support in Android

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Google is prepping a new camera API for stock Android experience that could bring about RAW image file support, according to new findings. What’s more, there also looks to be additional support for face detection and removable (perhaps modular) lenses. Google would not be the first ...

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Qualcomm’s Toq Smartwatch available from December 2

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Qualcomm on Monday confirmed the upcoming price and availability of their Toq Smartwatch. Set to arrive on December 2, the wearable tech features a Mirasol reflective display technology to provide for clear viewing even in direct sunlight. The Toq pairs via Bluetooth and works with Android ...

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Virgin Mobile calls on HTC Desire for latest smartphone

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Virgin Mobile on Monday announced the immediate availability of the HTC Desire. Not to be mistaken for the 2010 smartphone of the same name, this is a no-contract version of the Desire 601 introduced only this fall. Powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the 4G LTE handset is more likely to be ...

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Amazon rolls out Fire OS 3.1 to select Kindle Fire HD models

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Amazon on Monday confirmed that the latest version of Fire OS (3.1) is now available for select Kindle Fire HD models. Offered as a free over-the-air update, Fire OS 3.1 brings about new features such as Goodreads, Second Screen, and Enterprise (BYOD) support. Additionally, the update includes ...

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PayAnywhere rings up new mobile payment app experience

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PayAnywhere, a key player in the mobile transaction space, has rolled out a new mobile application for Android. The 2.0 release, which went live this week, features a streamlined user interface with easier sign on and support for multiple accounts. If you’re in the market for a payment ...

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RadioShack offering Galaxy S4 for $49.99 with contract

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RadioShack is offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 for a mere $49.99 with a two-year service agreement. The deal, which runs for a limited time, works for AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon customers, To take advantage of the deal, simply head to RadioShack.com or to your local retail store. The Samsung ...

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HTC ‘M8′ will reportedly run KitKat and feature 5-inch 1080 display, Snapdragon 800 CPU

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Not that we would expect anything less, but the next-gen HTC flagship smartphone (code name M8) will reportedly feature a 5-inch 1080p HD display. What’s more, it will get its power from the combination of Android 4.4 KitKat and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Considering that most ...

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U.S. version of Moto G to launch with Android 4.4 – report

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As we learned the other day at its introduction, the U.S. version of the Moto G is not expected to arrive until early 2014. Fortunately for those who like to be on the cutting edge of smartphones, our localized model will launch with the newest version of Android, the 4.4 KitKat release. ...

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Tylt Vu wireless smartphone charger review

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So you got yourself a brand new Nexus 5 or some other smartphone that features wireless charging capability, eh? Did you buy a charging pad for it yet? No?  Great, here’s one you’ll want to check out. It’s called the Vu and it comes from product maker Tylt. Looking very ...

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Republic Wireless now selling $299 Moto X without contract

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Republic Wireless has become the latest carrier to offer support for the Moto X smartphone. Unlike with other wireless providers, this particular model is unlocked and contract-free…and very affordable. It’s finally here… Moto X with four new plans to choose from and the ability to ...

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Google Now app update delivers KitKat features to older smartphones

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Keep an eye on your notification bar over the next few days; an updated Google Search app is about to deliver some great new features. Largely centered around Google Now, the app brings about new cards of relevant, important information. Fans of movies, magazines, blogs, and television will be ...

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Google+ app for Android gets much-requested features

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The Google+ app for Android has received a number of new features as part of the most recent update. Rolling out over the next few days, the app brings about some much-requested details such as automatically refreshing your friends’ locations.  The v4.2 also adds in support for Daydream ...

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Facebook rolls out new Messenger experience to all Android users

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Facebook yesterday confirmed that the new look Messenger app has been expanded to all Android and iOS users. Initially released to a select group of users a few weeks back, it’s a refreshed feel that looks more modern and inviting. If you have not yet received the update, check your ...

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Moto G to sell as low as $179 without contract in U.S.

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Launching an unprecedented $179 off-contract, unlocked price, we think the ‘G’ stands for Game Changer. Motorola today announced their newest smartphone, the 4.5-inch Moto G. Touted as a “premium smartphone experience” the phone at a much lower price, it’s very ...

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Motorola: Moto X will see Android 4.4 KitKat within “weeks”

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Motorola’s CEO, Dennis Woodside, in helping to announce the new Moto G smartphone, started off the event with a quick recap of the Moto X. According to Woodside, the Moto X is expected to see its Android 4.4 KitKat update within “weeks”. It’s not explicitly clear when, ...

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