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Google is offering up a preview of the new version of Google Contacts today. Contacts gets a big visual overhaul to make it easier to manage your contacts and see everything you've been talking about.
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Diagrams. A picture is worth a thousand words. A diagram is probably worth twice as much. Enhance your technical documentation (code, specs) with easy to comprehend textual art. Visualisation of data structures, algorithms and data formats plays a crucial role in understanding.
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AMD said it won't release a public software development kit for its graphics API as DirectX12 and the next-gen OpenGL releases approach.
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Samsung just wrapped up their 2015 Unpacked event in which they unveiled to the world their new S6 and S6 Edge devices. If there’s a TL;DR you’re looking for, it’s this: The non-Edge S6 is irrelevant and dead in a couple generations. The Edge is the…
Samsung just wrapped up their 2015 Unpacked event in which they unveiled to the world their new S6 and S6 Edge devices. If there’s a TL;DR you’re looking for, it’s this: The non-Edge S6 is irrelevant and dead in a couple generations. The Edge is the future, with the Edge being the only worthwhile upgradeRead More
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Carriers are always working on ways to get more speed and more importantly, efficient speed. The big talk at MWC this year regarding cellular technologies ironically involves WiFi. During their MWC keynote, T-Mobile talked about their LTE via WiFi…
Carriers are always working on ways to get more speed and more importantly, efficient speed. The big talk at MWC this year regarding cellular technologies ironically involves WiFi. During their MWC keynote, T-Mobile talked about their LTE via WiFi initiative. In short, LTE via WiFi is basically carriers utilizing the unlicensed space in the 5Read More
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In the smartphone world, it’s Apple and Android. But to a large swath of the earth’s inhabitants, “Android” means “Samsung”. Next to Apple, they’re probably the most able bodied tech company to draw a crowd and the associated hype. So it’s no surprise…
In the smartphone world, it’s Apple and Android. But to a large swath of the earth’s inhabitants, “Android” means “Samsung”. Next to Apple, they’re probably the most able bodied tech company to draw a crowd and the associated hype. So it’s no surprise that leading up to today’s Unpacked event has been full of rumors,Read More
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While some carriers have managed to offer up “water proofing” with numerous port covers and thicker, more rugged designs based off thinner, nicer variants, Sony has managed to keep things stock. That is, you see a Sony waterproof phone and it is just that…
While some carriers have managed to offer up “water proofing” with numerous port covers and thicker, more rugged designs based off thinner, nicer variants, Sony has managed to keep things stock. That is, you see a Sony waterproof phone and it is just that phone. It isn’t that phone + a normal, thinner non-waterproof/rugged version.Read More
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Alright. Samsung finally got me to want one of their smartphones. S6 edge looks slick.
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Google has bumped the storage limit for its locker service for Google Play Music from 20,000 to 50,000 songs, giving users more than double the capacity to..
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Gadget connoisseur. Smartphone Collector. Editor at Bitbitbyte.com
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A self-titled "Gadgeteur" I am.  No gadget is beyond my scope of excitement, no electronic is "dumb".  They all have a purpose.  Do I have some sick fascination with digital toys?  You bet.  

If you suffer from the same gadget-crazed mindset, by all means, let's talk.

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    Obtain, review and share thoughts and news about the latest gadgets and mobile devices.
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Monodraw for Mac — Helftone
monodraw.helftone.com

Diagrams. A picture is worth a thousand words. A diagram is probably worth twice as much. Enhance your technical documentation (code, specs)

Google Play Music Increases Cloud Storage Limit To 50,000 Songs
techcrunch.com

Google has bumped the storage limit for its locker service for Google Play Music from 20,000 to 50,000 songs, giving users more than double

Overclock3D :: Article :: DirectX 12 Will Allow Multi-GPU GeForce + Rade...
www.overclock3d.net

Article :: DirectX 12 Will Allow Multi-GPU GeForce + Radeon Configs? :: DirectX 12 Will Allow Multi-GPU Between GeForce And Radeon Configs?

SoundHUD
market.android.com

SoundHUD is a highly customizable volume panel replacement that doesn't require root access. And maybe best of all: It comes with a true sil

Microsoft has updated Windows Defender to root out the Superfish bug
www.theverge.com

Microsoft just took a major step towards rooting out the Superfish bug, which exposed Lenovo users to man-in-the-middle attacks. Researchers

Breaking Down Origin PC's Scratch-Built Millenium PC
www.tomshardware.com

The Millenium is a big deal for Origin PC, as the builder created the whole thing from scratch; it's a completely custom chassis, built from

15 Clever Recipes to Try With IFTTT's New Do Apps
fieldguide.gizmodo.com

Good news! One of our favorite web services—IFTTT—has been updated with some extra features making it more useful than ever before. The new

Extracting the SuperFish certificate
blog.erratasec.com

I extracted the certificate from the SuperFish adware and cracked the password ("komodia") that encrypted it. I discuss how down below. Note

LG G Flex 2
www.engadget.com

"They're a gimmick. They're a terrible idea. They're not going anywhere."Naysayers have been doing their thing since the notion of a curved

Elixium UI - CM12 Theme
market.android.com

* YOU NEED A CM12 OR CM12 BASED ROM WITH THE NEW THEME ENGINE * About Elixium UI was originally presented in my Elix-R ROM for the nexus 5 a

Google drops email client Sparrow for iOS, looks for migration to Inbox
www.phonearena.com

Google has quietly pulled the plug on its Sparrow app for iOS (and Mac). After paying less than $25 million for Sparrow in 2012, Google char

We changed the LG G3's display resolution to 1080p - we got superb perfo...
www.phonearena.com

The LG G3 becomes an even better smartphone in 1080p mode. For the price of rooting, changing your Android launcher (a must, as LG Home is m

Xposed Framework Lollipop update released to public - SlashGear
www.slashgear.com

This week the folks behind Xposed Framework have revealed their newest creation: Xposed Framework for Lollipop. Android 5.0 Lollipop broke X

Sony Xperia Z4 Delayed, One Flagship per Year
www.mobileburn.com

I have often found Sony's model of releasing two generations of smartphone flagship each year baffling. It has diluted the company's impact

Android IO speed comparison: which phone has the fastest internal storage?
www.phonearena.com

One of the most underreported smartphone specifications is the speed of the internal NAND storage. This, however, remains a key factor for a

Top 25 Material Design HTML / CSS Code Snippets from CodePen
materialdesignblog.com

A showcase of 25 material design HTML/CSS code snippets. Some of the best examples of material design HTML and CSS tricks .

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