Qualcomm intros 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor for smartphones

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Qualcomm on Monday introduced its latest mobile processor, the Snapdragon 410. Designed with “high-volume” smartphones in mind, it’s a 64-bit capable chipset with integrated 4G LTE. Specifications include an Adreno 306 GPU, 1080p HD video playback, support for up to ...

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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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Google Wallet lets users add credit and debit cards via camera

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Google on Thursday released an update to its Google Wallet application which makes it even easier to add credit cards and debit cards. As noted in the changelog, the app now lets users snap a picture of their cards to integrate them with the Wallet account. Take the photo and Wallet will ...

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HBO GO becomes latest service to support Chromecast

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It should not come as much of a surprise, but HBO GO has become the latest service to support Google’s Chromecast device. To enable to the feature on your smartphone or tablet, simply download and install the most recent version of HBO GO’s Android or iOS app. In addition to HBO GO, ...

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Todoist for Android updated with Google Now and DashClock support

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While Todoist is available for multiple devices and platforms, today the to-do list app for Android received a major update when it was updated to version 2.1 that integrates it with Google Now and DashClock. If you’re not familiar with Todoist, there is both a free and paid version to ...

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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon 805 ‘Ultra HD’ processor for mobile

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Qualcomm on Wednesday introduced its next generation of mobile CPU, the Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD processor. Sampling in devices now and expected in the first half of 2014, the CPU is a quad-core monster with speeds up to 2.5GHz per core. Additional details include a new Adreno 420 CPU, ...

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Logitech Harmony app now optimized for tablet

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Quick note: the Harmony Smartphone App – for Logitech Harmony Ultimate and Harmony Smart Control – is now optimized for tablets. Using this dedicated tablet app you’ll be able to control all of your home entertainment devices, including TV’s, game consoles, DVRs, Blu Ray players, ...

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OUYA released limited edition white console with increased storage and price

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November may be the month of next-gen consoles, but that isn’t stopping OUYA from trying to pick up some sales with a limited edition version of its Android-powered Tegra-3 console. OUYA just released the “Limited Edition White Console” and it is available for pre-order now ...

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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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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games worth knowing (November 15)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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The Android Evolution, Chapter 1: A Smooth Experience

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Welcome to the first chapter in ‘The Android Evolution‘, a series in which we discuss what improvements have been made to Android and what could further be implemented in order to improve our beloved operation system. In the first episode we will discuss how Google has improved ...

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The Android-based Smart Home (Infographic)

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Need to switch on the lights or monitor the status of your laundry? No problem. And it doesn’t stop there; embedded Android can be found in TVs, baby monitors, ovens, and even exercise equipment. We’re heading down the road to a fully-integrated smart home, but there’s already plenty of great ...

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8 things I love about the Nexus 5 & Android 4.4

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Last Thursday, Google announced the LG Nexus 5. I ordered one for myself, and I have some thoughts on some of the key features that Google put into this phone. Sometimes it’s difficult to understand just how much you would use some of these features, especially when you don’t know ...

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APPTEASERS: 14 Android apps and games worth knowing (November 8)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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Beta Review: Any.Do Cal – A simple, elegant calendar with great functionality

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NOTE: This review is based on a beta version – things might change by the time it makes a public release A few weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to notice a Google+ post making the rounds which offered a place in the “Any.do super users community”. Naturally, I didn’t hesitate, and ...

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