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Google Glass

Oh Canada: Next stop for Google Glass looks like Canada

News around Google Glass has died down a lot over the last year. While the wearable craze is still alive and well, the glasses form factor has gone a bit too quiet lately. Still, that’s not going to stop Google spreading Glass everywhere else. There’s no official word yet,...
Filed in: News, Smartglasses
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Lithium-sulfur batteries

Lithium-sulfur batteries could be a reality soon, pack in 5 to 8 times more capacity

The humble lithium-ion battery has become an extremely familiar fixture in our daily lives. Essentially all our portable devices are powered by them – smartphones, tablets, smartwatches – however we’ve pretty much reached the technological limit of what they are capable...
Filed in: News
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oneplus

OnePlus talks about its new pre-order system, calls the invite system “a blessing”

We knew it was coming, but OnePlus has started a blog to talk about exactly why they are migrating to a pre-order system from their much-maligned invite system. In what may come as a shock to everyone who opposed the invite system, press and consumers alike, OnePlus has said that “the...
Filed in: Manufacturers, News
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Android L for the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4

Android L for the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4 may be available as soon as November/December

When you think of timely software updates, Samsung isn’t typically one of the manufacturers who’s name comes up first. However, if today’s rumour is true, Samsung may be one of the first to make available Android L for the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4. This rumour...
Filed in: News, Software, Update
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all-new Fire HDX 8.9

Amazon announces all-new Fire HDX 8.9 with 2.5GHz Snapdragon 805

We suspected it was coming, and now it is finally here. Months of speculation have ended after Amazon announced its follow-up to last year’s Fire HDX 8.9 with an all-new Fire HDX 8.9, boasting some very premium hardware. Chief among these is the processor, a Snapdragon 805 clocked...
Filed in: Hardware, News, Tablets
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OnePlus One StyleSwap covers

Settling again: OnePlus One StyleSwap covers cancelled, mentions OnePlus 2

OnePlus seems to be running from one failed marketing ploy to another. This time, it is going to affect some of their existing customers after OnePlus announced it is cancelling its run of OnePlus One StyleSwap covers. The StyleSwap covers were meant to include exotic build materials,...
Filed in: News, Phones
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oppo n3

Another render of the Oppo N3 leaks out, looks nothing like the previous rumour

And this is why they’re called rumours. We reported earlier this week that Oppo has started teasing its latest device, expected to be called the Oppo N3, which will be announced in October in an event at Singapore - that much we know is true. What might not have been true about...
Filed in: Leak, News, Phones, Rumor
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android silver

The Android Silver program is now apparently on Google’s backburner

Image courtesy of Android Police We previously reported that the Android Silver program was looking less and less likely a few months ago, and appears that its flame has all but been extinguished. The Information is reporting today that Android Silver has indeed been put on ice after...
Filed in: Hardware, News
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Google Play Games and YouTube

Google Play Games and YouTube also get updates for stability and bug fixes [APK Download]

It’s all happening today. Following updates to Docs, Sheets and Google Play Services, Google has also pushed out updates to Google Play Games and YouTube. As far as we can tell, or at least, as far as we can see on the Google Play Store, the changes to the two Google core apps...
Filed in: Applications, News, Update
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Google Play Services 6.1

Google Play Services 6.1 is released with Analytics, Drive and Google Fit improvements [ APK Download]

It appears that Update Wednesday is truly upon us, and it’s not even Wednesday in some places. It appears many of Google‘s core apps are getting an update today, including Docs, Sheets, YouTube and it appears Google Play Services 6.1 is also being pushed out today. We didn’t...
Filed in: Applications, News, Update
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ASUS Nexus Player

Could this ‘ASUS Nexus Player’ be an Android TV launch device?

You know what time it is? It’s speculation time. The above benchmark popped up today over at HDblog.it and suggests the existence of a device called the ‘ASUS Nexus Player‘. The only clues we have as to the nature of the device are the fact it runs a quadcore 1.8GHz...
Filed in: Google TV, Hardware, News, TV
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