Android Auto experience at CES 2015

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CES 2015 held a lot of new technologies that will drastically change our daily lives soon. From self-driving cars, to Intel’s RealSense technology, there were a lot of things that are on the brink of entering the market and changing things forever. One of those things is Android Auto. ...

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Android Auto available in aftermarket Pioneer stereos Q1

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Pioneer has announced and is showing off at CES a slew of new products, and three of those are new NEX in-dash stereos that will have Android Auto built-in. The AVIC-8100NEX, AVIC-7100NEX and AVH-4100NEX will all be able to be placed in older cars, but still have the smartphone-connected/safety ...

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Polaroid launches Polaroid Zip, Polaroid dashcams, and Polaroid Socialmatic

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Polaroid has unveiled a few new products today at CES and they are pretty sweet. First up is the Polaroid Zip mobile printer. In an age where physical pictures are being seen less and less, this little printer is a welcome sight. It works with both Android and iOS, allowing you to print your ...

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New type of wearable introduced at CES 2015

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Optinvent, a company that specializes in smart wearables (specifically eyewear), announced a new type of wearable technology today at CES that they are calling the ORA-X. This new device is a pair of high-end headphones running android, with a transparent display attached to the side. ...

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E FUN Introduces Nextbook Ares Android Lollipop Tablets

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E Fun, a designer and marketer of mobile lifestyle products, has announced a line of four Android Lollipop tablets and 2-in-1’s known as the Nextbook Ares Series. The first tablet, the Nextbook Ares 11 2-in-1, is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom Z3735F processor, a 1366 x 768p IPS ...

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ASUS releases a CES promotional video with a hidden message

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CES 2015 is four days away. To help get everyone excited for the big events to come,  ASUS has decided to release a little video with a “hidden message”. Even after pulling an all nighter, I was quickly able to determine that the hidden message was five seconds of morse code with ...

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In Brief: Android-related accessories announced at CES 2014 (Volume 1)

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This edition features smartphone-related products and accessories announced for CES 2014 In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are ...

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Hisense’s monster 6.8-inch X1 Android smartphone due in Q2

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The line between smartphone and tablet may have been blurred with devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note, but Hisense unveiled something crazy at CES this week, basically a smartphone in a tablet body. Launching in China before the U.S. this summer, the Hisense X1 features a 6.8-inch 1080p IPS ...

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Watch-out, Archos launching $50 smartwatch by summer

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Smartwatchs are a new category and there are only a options available on the market today, but Archos is hoping to change that with its new smartwatch line launching this summer. Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Gear that carries many of the features of a smartphone, Archos’ devices will be ...

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T-Mobile ‘Get out of Jail Free Card’ pays contract cutters up to $650 per line

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T-Mobile will reimburse entire amount of customers’ early termination fees when they switch from AT&T, Sprint or Verizon T-Mobile just took the wrapper off its latest Uncarrier initiative, introducing us to its boldest moves yet. As previously rumored, the wireless provider will pay off ...

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Lantronix debuts first Google Cloud Print-Certified mobile printing device

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Lantronix, Inc., a company who specializes in smart M2M (machine-to-machine) solutions, this week introduced its xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition mobile printing device. Approximately the size of a smartphone, the device is an easy-to-use and easy-to-install solution which allows for ...

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Samsung and Trek team up to take cycling into the next generation

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We’ve noted some products at CES that were a bit out of the norm, but Samsung and Trek, an American bicycle manufacturer, have two prototypes on display this week that could be very useful to cyclists, integrating smartphones with bikes. The two concept bikes demonstrate the possibilities ...

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Yahoo acquires Aviate, promises to fold into Android experience

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In another move to bring Yahoo back to its prime, today Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took to the stage at CES 2014 to announce its newest acquisition that aligns perfectly with its “team and vision” — Aviate. Aviate is an Android app that has been in beta for the last few months and ...

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Android and Windows 8.1 play nice on ASUS’ Transformer Book Duet TD300 convertible

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There were lots of great products unveiled Monday at CES 2014, but ASUS announced a real game-changer with the world’s first quad-core, dual operating system tablet/notebook convertible, the Transformer Book Duet TD300. What makes this device so interesting is that it can be either an ...

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Polaroid Socialmatic due fall 2014

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Today at CES 2014, Polaroid announced a new Android-powered instant digital camera that blends new and old school photography, allowing users to not only post and share photos instantly, but also print. The Polaroid Socialmatic, which has “a unique square shape and vintage ...

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