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Got root? Improve your HTC One (M8) camera with this mod

We had mixed feelings about the HTC One (M8)’s Ultrapixel camera, which produced decent shots in certain conditions, but overall seemed to lack the dynamic range and detail of other high end cameras. In a bid to squeeze the maximum potential out of HTC’s flagship camera technology, XDA developer</i> …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Google Play Weekly

It has been a couple of weeks but we are still seeing a lot of new stuff coming from Google I/O. This week we talk about a dedicated Android Wear section that opened up in the Google Play Store. While they were at it, Google also bought Songza for about $15 million. Update Wednesday also happened …

What are your thoughts on Android Wear? Everything you hoped it would be?

With the launch of Android Wear, smartwatches were catapulted from the realm of gimmickry to the rarefied peaks of must-have technology. Or were they?<p>It’s easy to get excited over Google’s efforts. After all, no smartwatch platform before Android Wear has managed to obtain large-scale success, and …

Wear OS

$240 HTC Desire 616 launches in Asian markets

HTC is proving to be a serious player in the mid-range smartphone market with its latest Desire series, offering up some high quality hardware at a more modest price point than its flagship One handsets. The latest smartphone in this series is HTC’s Desire 616, which launched in China over the …

Mobile

CM11 M8 out now, brings Android 4.4.4 update, Heads Up notifications, and more

The CyanogenMod team explained last week that the KitKat-based CM11 will remain its focus until Google announces a release date for the stable version of Android L release. That means more Milestone releases, and the latest one, M8, has just hit the download servers.<p>CyanogenMod 11 M8 brings …

Google Now lets you rename locations other than Home and Work

Google Now is pretty good at telling when you visit a place regularly and offering you directions cards to that place, but the feature isn’t very flexible. You can’t easily define custom locations so they show up on your card list (you need to search for them on Maps, but that doesn’t always work) …

Google Now

Sony launches Xperia C3 as “the world’s best selfie smartphone”

Listen up, selfie-lovers of the world. Sony has a new device that, it reckons, will take your self-portraits to new heights.<p>Boldly dubbed “the world’s best selfie smartphone”, the new Xperia C3 is a 5.5-incher with mid-range specs and a consummate Sony design that launched today in Taiwan.<p>A …

Does wiping your old Android phone’s data truly protect your privacy?

A new report from Avast cautions us to think carefully about how protected our data is before we resell our smartphones and tablets. According to their research, out of the 20 used phones that the anti-virus company purchased from Ebay, they were able to recover 40,000 photos (nude pics, too), 750 …

Android Phones

Google Search “no I said” command lets you correct misunderstood words

Google Now has evolved considerably since it first debuted with Jelly Bean, not only through software improvements but through back-end changes as well. Today Google has revealed a new back-end change to Search that isn’t exactly a massive deal, but still pretty darn useful. In short, you can …

Google Search

Sony Xperia Z Ultra, LG G Pad 8.3 and HTC One (M7) dropped from Play Store

Google has dropped the amount of Google Play Edition devices down to three from five. Until today’s change, Google had the Sony Xperia Z Ultra, LG G Pad 8.3 and HTC One (M7) listed on the Play Store. All three devices were shown as out of inventory for some time before they were removed.<p>It is …

Facebook is testing Android L-style lockscreen notifications

Facebook is known for constantly trying out new features and design elements, usually by pushing them to a small number of testers in its beta channel. Not all of these features make it to the stable version of the app, but the beta channel does occasionally tip Facebook’s hand.<p>It appears that …

The first Android Wear apps and hacks have arrived

A 'Flappy Bird' clone, binary watch face, and custom ROM for your wrist<p>While Google smartwatches have only just begun making their way to early adopters, developers are already publishing apps designed for Android Wear, a platform specifically tailored for wearables. Byte Me Software's Binary Watch …

Google recently rolls out Android 5.0 Lollipop - Game changer for developers

Google recently launched Android 5.0 named Lollipop. It was announced at Google I/O, 2014 held last month. The release was limited with 5,000 API that were meant only for developers. Thus, Android app developers have enough time to explore the radical new changes in the OS as Android Lollipop shall …

Google has a workaround for paid Android Wear apps

Users can’t currently install paid Android Wear apps to their devices, news broke earlier this week, apparently due to an encryption problem. The issue is not very severe, simply because there aren’t many Android Wear apps right now and the first AW devices have only reached customers …

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

Mashable Is Now Flippable

Inside Flipboard / January 28, 2014<p>Like so many people who become successful adults, Pete Cashmore struggled as a kid. When he was 13, he had an …

Log in With Google

Inside Flipboard / March 5, 2014<p>Today’s Android update includes the smoothest way yet to create a Flipboard account: simply log in with Google. If …

Send Content to Friends Within Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 14, 2014<p>We know the excitement of seeing an article that’s so interesting or funny or cool that you feel compelled to share …

Introducing Flipboard's First Foray into Video Games

Introducing Flipboard’s First Foray into Video Games<p>Inside Flipboard / April 1, 2014<p>In 2010, humans spent 3 billion hours a week playing video …

Rise and Shine! Get Your Daily Briefing

Gabriella Schwarz / June 2, 2014<p>We’ve seen from “Flipboard in the Wild” that Flipboard often goes hand-in-hand with something caffeinated and …

40 best iPhone and iPad games of 2014 (so far)

If you're an iPhone and/or iPad-owning gamer in 2014, you truly are spoiled for choice when it comes to new titles.<p>This year has seen a steady flow of innovative, creative and above all super-playable games for Apple devices in pretty much every genre, from hardcore RPGs and twitch-action games to …