Category: Mobiles

Google releases Project Tango from ATAP

Google recently moved their Google Glass project from the Google[x] lab to a new home with the Nest team. Now they are graduating another project from its development home. Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group, or ATAP, has announced that they are “transitioning” Project Tango out of their group, although it is unclear where Project […]

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HTC to miss Android Lollipop update for flagship devices

This weekend was supposed to be the deadline for HTC to update the HTC One (M8) and HTC One (M7) with Android Lollipop. However, Mo Versi with HTC has issued a statement via the HTC web site to let owners of carrier versions of those devices know the update is not going to happen. Versi […]

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Google Earth Pro features are now free for everyone

The annual subscription fee of $399 for Google Earth Pro is gone. This morning, Google announced the the subscription to access Google Earth Pro features would be folded and activated for all users. The uses for Google Earth Pro vary from planning an office building to taking a trip into the mountains. So, yes, Google […]

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Dead Zebra debuts Skeledroid and Hoops Fanatic figurines

Late Friday, Dead Zebra began to announce the figurines that would compose Android Mini Collectible Series 05. New figurines have been unveiled since then. Skeledroid, which is seen above, was introduced yesterday. Scott Tolleson crafted this figurine with a hand-painted custom design. The Skeledroid figurine looks like a beautiful piece of work. Hit the break […]

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Factory images of Android 5.0.2 available for Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

Owners of the Nexus 7 (2012) GSM and Nexus 7 (2013) LTE can get their hands on Android 5.0.2 immediately. Google has posted the factory images for the latest version of Android for those two tablets. Prior to the update, the software on the tablets was Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P). This version goes by LRX22G. The […]

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Google Now to start showing updates and notifications from 40 apps

Google Now is quite limited as far as notifications are concerned. While it can manage sports scores, weather, stocks, flight timings etc, it had no third party app support. That changes today with Google officially bringing support for 40 new applications such as Pandora, Trip Advisor, Zillow, eBay, Shazam, Ford, Instacart, Airbnb and a whole […]

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Three Sony Xperia model numbers appear online, one likely belongs to the Xperia Z4

Things are not great at Sony. The company has been reevaluating its divisions and just announced it would cut jobs from the mobile division. Despite all of this, the company must continue doing business. And, since the mobile division remains in Sony’s hands, the Xperia Z4 is coming. Three model numbers belonging to Sony Xperia […]

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Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3 front, rear, and specs leak

The Galaxy Xcover series will be making a return after an absence of more than two years. In January 2013, Samsung launched the Galaxy Xcover 2 and now images and specifications of its successor have leaked. The Galaxy Xcover 3 (SM-G388F) featured a durable design targeted at the most rugged users. Like the Active variants […]

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Google will accept Glassware despite Glass being paused

Two weeks ago, the Google Glass Explorer program was shuttered. The entire future of Google Glass was questioned and existing owners of the smart glasses expressed concern over software support. Fortunately, developers will still be able to submit Glassware to make available on MyGlass. Here is the statement a Glass representative provided to 9to5Google: For […]

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HTC One (M8)’s in Canada now receiving Lollipop upgrade

HTC has now started rolling out the much-anticipated and eagerly-awaited Lollipop update to all Bell, SaskTel and WIND Mobile carrier-branded variants of its flagship smartphone, the One (M8), located in Canada. This upgrade transports the latest build of the Android operating system, together with a multitude of bug fixes and stability improvements. Hit the break […]

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Nexus Player to launch in Japan this February

Yesterday, Google took to its official blog to broadcast that its Nexus Player will not be a North America exclusive for too much longer, as it will start selling the device in Japan next month, with other International rollouts following closely thereafter. Upon release in Japan, customers will have access to a variety of content […]

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