Saturday , 30 April 2016

HTC One — Review

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It’s crunch time for HTC. After a disastrous 2011 in which they released a boatload of devices that were pretty much the same phone but a bit less dodgy, they decided to focus on one ‘hero device’ that would carry their brand. That device was the HTC One X, and to HTC’s credit it was actually a very good phone …

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Video Review: USB Audio Recorder Pro

Android’s lack of USB audio support (#5) and high audio latency (#11) have been a couple of the platform’s most griped-about and longest-standing issues, starred by 4482 and 2329 users respectively at the time of writing. USB Audio Recorder Pro is an app that represents a significant step toward addressing these issues, as the developers have written a USB audio …

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Home security for less than $1.00 per day.

Cammy Wireless Camera Offer

How would you like to watch over your home, family, pets and possessions at any time from anywhere, right from your Android device? Cammy lets you do this, and it's easy to set up. Sign up today, and receive a FREE Wi-Fi camera on your new subscription.

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Andy Rubin quashes rumours of Google Retail Stores

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We previously reported that Google may be planning to open its own retail stores, but just as we were starting to get excited about testing out Chromebooks and Project Glass in the flesh, Andy Rubin (Senior VP of mobile and digital content at Google) effectively put those rumours to bed during a roundtable with journalists at the ongoing Mobile World …

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HTC One Sydney launch event – Wrap

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Among those in the know, you’ll hear stories about how HTC puts on some of the best launch parties around. Tonight they put on a bit of a party on Level 6 of the Museum of Contemporary Art to launch their new flagship One device – not just for Sydney, but the whole of Australia and South-East Asia. Note: I’m …

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Google’s Nexus Youtube channel uploads then immediately removes video

In what seems like a case of someone at Google getting too trigger-happy with the ‘publish’ button, a new ad for the Nexus 7 was uploaded to the Google Nexus Youtube channel, with the cryptic title “130220 WomensTower TypeFix”. The video was immediately pulled, but not before eager fans were able to download and re-host it. Interestingly enough, the video wasn’t …

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New Google Glass Promo – “How it Feels Through Glass”

Google has just uploaded a new video showing off the capabilities of Google Glass, from taking pictures and videos with voice commands to finding out how to say things in Thai. The video also shows that it’s completely indestructible and will never fall off.  Ever. We’re all looking forward to seeing what Google can achieve with this project, and if it …

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Canonical Announces Ubuntu for Tablets

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A countdown displayed earlier today on the Ubuntu website happened to coincide with an identical countdown from HTC, leading some to speculate that the companies would announce an Ubuntu-based HTC tablet. As it turned out though, the end of HTC’s countdown marked the announcement of the HTC One, and ubuntu.com had their own big announcement. Just days after Canonical revealed …

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Live: HTC One Launch

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The HTC M7/One events in New York and London are about to kick off, and I’ll be doing my best to stay up to date with all of the details as they emerge. If you happen to be awake, please follow along with me and leave a comment so I know I’m not all alone! 02:50 – Aaaand we’re done. …

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SwiftKey Flow Beta updated to 4.0.0.99

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The folks over at SwiftKey have released the latest version of their SwiftKey Flow beta, which brings a number of bug fixes and behavioural annoyances. They’ve added a pretty new installer as well as an introduction to the Flow method of typing. You can grab the latest beta apk for your phone or tablet from the SwiftKey blog. The full changelog …

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Google releases new Nexus 4 ad: ‘Live in the Now’

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Google just posted a new ad showing off the Nexus 4 and Google Now. It’s becoming clearer and clearer that Google intends to push Now as one of Android’s killer features, and we’ve also been hearing whispers about imminent desktop and Chrome OS integration. The ad shows off a bunch of Google Now’s capabilities including weather forecasts, train timetables, restaurant recommendations …

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